James Brindel

James David Malachi Brindel, 76, of Madison, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at King's Daughters' Hospital.

He was born Nov. 2, 1937, in Anderson, to Clyde and Audrey Brindel. He was raised in Pendleton and Anderson. He was a graduate of Pendleton High School. He earned his undergraduate degree from Anderson University and his master's degree from Ball State University. He served in the Army and Army Reserves, from Aug. 4, 1958 to Aug. 3, 1964, rising to the rank of Specialist Four, serving during the Vietnam War. He received the Good Conduct Medal. Following his service he returned to Madison County. He retired as a federal investigator with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. He resided in Madison for 10 years. He was a member of North Madison United Methodist Church. He enjoyed laughing with his family and friends, weightlifting and woodworking.

He is survived by his companion, Annis Brandenburg of Madison; four sons, Mark Brindel of Colorado, Todd Brindel of Kentucky, James Brindel of Chicago, Ill., and Lee Brindel of Washington, D.C.; one sister, Joan Rose of North Carolina; two grandchildren; and several other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at North United Methodist Church, 2235 Allen St. Burial will be in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted in the cemetery chapel by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion.

Friends may call at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and at the church Monday from 10 a.m. until the service. A final salute will conducted by Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the James David Brindel Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Lewis Dean Sr.


Lewis Thomas Dean Sr. 68, of Bedford, Ky., died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Norton Suburban Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

He was born April 4, 1945, to John Lewis and Margaret B. Smith Dean. He was a farmer for most of his life. He enjoyed driving his tractors, being outside, his family and spending time with his granddaughter.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Edith L. Conner Dean of Bedford, Ky.; two children, Lewis T. Dean Jr. and Shelia A. Wooten, both of Milton, Ky.; one granddaughter; and many other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford, Ky. Burial will be in Bedford Cemetery in Bedford, Ky.

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

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



Cecil Fisher


Cecil Clayton Fisher, 87, of Madison, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

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



Lois Rose


Lois Vayhinger Rose, 97, of Muncie, died Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at Parkview Nursing Home in Muncie.

She was born Oct. 13, 1916, in Delaware, to Albert and Frances Bateman Vayhinger. She retired from the Madison State Hospital after 20 years of service.

She is survived by one daughter, Jeanne Rose of Raleigh, N.C.: four sons, David Rose of Raleigh, N.C., James Rose of Fort Worth, Texas, Robert Rose of Muncie and Douglas Rose of Brandon, Fla.; seven grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond B. Rose, who died Dec. 11, 1993; one son, Arthur Rose; her parents; one sister, Elinor Hahn; and three brothers, Clyde Vayhinger, Charles Vayhinger and Gilbert Vayhinger.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Vail Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in Big Creek Cemetery.

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

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