Phyllis Berger

Phyllis Maxine Berger, 72, of Lexington, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, in Lexington.

She was born April 26, 1941, in Leota, to William Everitt and Nellie Dowling Tash. She was a homemaker. She was a member of Alliance Bible Church in Crothersville.

She is survived by her husband, Delano H. Berger; three daughters, Margaret "Peggy" Senese of Austin, Lisa Gushi and Denise Berger, both of Lexington; two sisters, Joyce E. Harmon of Crothersville and Goldie Krause of Westmont, Ill.; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Lynn Tash, Sharrel Tash, Paul Tash and James Tash; and one sister, June Johnson.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stewart & Hoagland Funeral Home in Scottsburg. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to a charity of the donor's choice. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.stewart-hoaglandfuneralhome.com.



Robert Buchanan

Robert K. Buchanan, 51, of Madison, died Monday, July 1, 2013, in Milton, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



John Cutshall

John T. Cutshall, 42, of Lexington, died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana in Columbus.

He was born Aug. 26, 1970, in Madison, to Thomas Wayne and Jacqueline Kitley Cutshall. He graduated in 1989 from Southwestern High School. He worked as a certified nursing assistant at the Hanover Nursing Home and prior to that worked for years at the Taco Bell in Madison. He was a member of the Community Christian Outreach Church in Chelsea. He enjoyed collecting Bald Eagles.

He is survived by his parents of Lexington; two sisters, Bobbi Butters of Lexington and Anita Hopkins of Bloomington; and several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Community Christian Outreach Church in Chelsea. Cremation was chosen.

Friends may call at the church Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the John T. Cutshall Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through Vail Funeral Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.vailfuneralchapel.com.



Luke Frost

Luke C. Frost, 88, of Carrollton, Ky., died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Norton Brownsboro Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky.



Nedra King

Nedra Mae Hall King, 94, of Madison, died Friday, June 28, 2013, at Allegiance Health in Jackson, Mich.

She was born March 3, 1919, in Canaan, to Vernie Ellsworth and Nellie Mae Land Hall. She began caring for her mother when she was 16 years old, until her mother died in 1939. She worked as a waitress in her early years and later worked in ammunitions at the Jefferson Proving Grounds in Madison. She retired from the Conn Organ Company in Madison. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women. She enjoyed quilting, was an avid reader and always had a book in her hands. She loved playing cards with family and friends.

She is survived by one son, Paul Gregory King of Grass Lakes, Mich.; two daughters, Mary Jane Burleson of Madison and Carla Diane Helton of Marysville; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Emmett King, whom she married Oct. 27, 1940, and who died Nov. 17, 1998; her mother, who died Oct. 31, 1939; her father, who died July 12, 1964; three sisters, Flo Thayer, Louise Hall and Pauline Ramsey; three brothers, Neville Hall, Wilbur Hall and Homer Hall; and three infant siblings, Geneva Hall, Bernard Hall and Babe Hall.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Trinity United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Center Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and at the church Saturday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Trinity United Methodist Church. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Elizabeth Lichlyter

Elizbeth Adelene "Liz" Smith Lichlyter, 81, of Madison, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

Funeral arrangements and additional information are pending at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.



Mark Ransdell

Mark Steven Ransdell, 58, of Carrollton, Ky., died Saturday, June 29, 2013, in Louisville, Ky..

He was born Aug. 17, 1954, in Madison to J.R. and Maydell Greene Ransdell. He was a graduate of Carroll County High School, Lincoln Memorial University, Northern Kentucky University, and Jefferson Community College, where he received his licensed practical nurse designation. He was a member of Alpha Lambda Zeta fraternity. He enjoyed caring for the elderly and worked at several area nursing homes in Carroll, Owen, and Trimble counties as well as serving as the director of the Carroll County Senior Center. He later assisted local seniors in starting an independent senior lunch group. He was active in and held several offices within the Masonic Lodge, the International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge 64 and the Browns Rebekah Lodge 60. He was also a lifelong member of Carrollton Christian Church. He enjoyed his dogs, his friends, and antiquing.

He is survived by one brother, Chuck Ransdell of Cordova, Tenn.; five sisters, Reba Welling of Williamsburg, Ohio, Sue Watson of Norfolk, Va., Barbara Lindsey of Marietta, Ga., Joyce Egner of Morrow, Ohio and Nancy Ransdell of Florence, Ky.; and many nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one brother, Larry Ransdell.

No memorial service is planned. Burial will be in Ghent Masonic Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Carroll County Animal Support. Contributions can be made through Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton, Ky., which is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences can be sent at www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.



Harlan Stuckwisch

Harlan John Stuckwisch, 79, of Columbus, died Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Care Facility.

He was born Nov. 2, 1933, in Seymour, to Walter William Henry and Lillie Anna Elizabeth Rebber Stuckwisch. He received his bachelor's degree from Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Ill., and his master's and doctorate degrees from Indiana University. He taught at Zion Lutheran School in St. Louis, Mo., St. Peter's Lutheran School and Northside Middle School in Columbus. He was tenured university professor at Western Kentucky University, served as superintendent of schools in Madison, and worked as a business development consultant for two architectural/engineering firms before retiring in 1996. He was an active member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Columbus.

He is survived by two sons, John Harlan Stuckwisch of Columbus and Stephen Edward Stuckwisch of Columbus, Ohio; five grandchildren; and one great-grandson.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Bertha Elizabeth Scheidt Stuckwisch, whom he married Dec. 28, 1955, and who died Jan. 18, 2012; his parents; and one sister, Mary Elizabeth Stuckwisch Roth.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Lutheran Church. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church Saturday from 9 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Lutheran Child & Family Services, 1525 N. Ritter Ave., Indianapolis, IN, 46219; Lutheran for Life, 1120 South G Ave., Nevada, IA, 50201; or Worship for Shut Ins, 5 Martin Luther Drive, Fort Wayne, IN, 46825.

Online condolences can be sent at www.jewellrittman.com.



Donald Suratt

Donald Ray Suratt, 69, of Madison, died Thursday, June 27, 2013, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

He was born April 6, 1944, in Madison, to William and Ollie Spears Suratt. He was raised in Madison. He had worked as a painter and in lawn care most of his life. He was a member of the Green Road Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing, collecting pound puppies and television.

He is survived by three sisters, Barbara Truesdell of Madison, Ruby Suratt of Louisianna and Janet Large of North Vernon; two brothers, Bill Suratt of Osgood and Raymond Suratt of Sturgis, Mich.; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and one sister, Betty Suratt.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

Friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Donald Suratt Memorial Fund. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.



Charles Youngblood

Charles R. "Charlie" Youngblood, 67, of Milton, Ky., died Sunday, June 30, 2013, at his residence.

He was born Aug. 24, 1945, in Madison, to Edward R. Sr. and Helen May Smith Youngblood. He was raised in Madison was a 1965 graduate of Madison High School. He was united in marriage on June 27, 1970 to Thelma Bladen. He retired as a supervisor from Envirex in Madison after 36 years of service. He was also a carpenter and cook. He enjoyed working in stained glass and selling it at the Madison Farmers Market. He also enjoyed gardening and spending time with his family. He was united in marriage on May 31, 2007 to Carolyn Sue Rable. He attended the Mt. Byrd Christian Church in Milton, Ky.

He is survived by his wife, Carolyn Sue Rable Youngblood; one daughter, Amber Youngblood of Madison; one son, Alex Youngblood of Burlington, Ky.; two step daughters, April Furman of Atlanta, Ga. and Katie Hurley of Danville, Ill.; one step son, Jeff Plank of Columbus, Ohio; his step mother, Nina Youngblood of Madison; two brothers, Ed Youngblood of Madison and Doug Youngblood of Osgood; seven sisters, Shirley Little and Linda Jenkins, both of Madison, Doris Jones of Aurora, Colo., Mary Jo Harding of Nabb, Katie Wilking of Madison, Jeffy Ford of Dupont and Felicia Bruce of Lexington; three step sisters, Linda Lee, Sandy Baker and Essie Baker, all of Madison; five grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Barbara Gilpin and Millie Janes; and one brother, Kenneth Youngblood.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Ky.

Friends may call at the funeral home Friday from 10 a.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Kosair Children's Hospital Foundation, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County, or Red Bird Mission in Beverly, Ky. Contribution cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at www.morgan-nay.com.