Ruth Burdine

Ruth Ann Burdine, 61, of Madison, died Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Ky.

She was born July 3, 1952, in Scottsburg, to Clyde and Mildred I. Allen Burdine. She was raised in Jefferson County and was a 1971 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She was employed as manager of Boulder Shell in Madison for 10 years. She retired in 2012 as manager of Speedway of America in Madison after 15 years. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and family, camping, and listening to music.

She is survived by one son, Randall Ray McCormick of Madison; one daughter, Vonda Jo Napier of Madison; her mother, Mildred I. Allen Burdine Dailey of Madison; one brother, Charles "Chuck" Burdine of Madison; five grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by one son, Donald McCormick, who died in 1991; her father, who died in 1965; one brother, Roger Burdine, who died in 1989; and one sister, Vonda Whitaker, who died in 1991.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will be in Kent Cemetery.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Monday from noon until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Ruth Ann Burdine Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Dianna Konkle


Dianna Sue Gullion Konkle, 63, of Vevay, died Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, at her residence.

She was born May 13, 1950, in Milan, to Verle and Mary Barbara Chandler Gullion. She was raised in Switzerland County. She earned her GED at Vevay High School. She retired from the U.S. Shoe Factory in Vevay after 20 years of service. She was also a certified nursing assistant at Swiss Villa Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Vevay for several years. She enjoyed taking care of her family and reading.

She is survived by three sons, Donald Wayne "Donnie" Konkle Jr. of Pleasant, Jonathan Konkle of North Vernon and Justin Matthew "Matt" Konkle of Vevay; three sisters, Barbara Jean Peelman of Vevay, Mary Ann Leap of Madison and Ethel Marie Adamski of Milton, Ky.; one brother, Robert Leslie "Lee" Gullion of Madison; and one grandson.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Wayne Konkle Sr., whom she married July 15, 1967, and who died Dec. 26, 2004; one daughter, Mary Jane Konkle; her parents; and one brother, George Elmer "Buddy" Gullion.

The funeral will be at 5 p.m. Monday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Friends may call at the funeral home Monday from 4 p.m. until the service.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Dianna Sue Gullion Konkle Memorial Fund. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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



Ivan Macrander


Ivan Earl Macrander, 78, of Hanover, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, at Hanover Health and Rehabilitation Center in Hanover.

He was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Patriot, to Ben C. Macrander and Mary Orr Hewitt Barko. He was raised in Patriot. He attended Patriot High School and received a diploma from the United States Air Force.

He served in the Army from April 29, 1950 to April 6, 1951, rising to the rank of Private E2, serving during the Korean War in Company E 35th Infantry Regiment. He served in the Air Force from Dec. 31, 1952 to Dec. 1, 1956, rising to the rank of Airman First Class. He re-enlisted in the Air Force, serving from April 9, 1960 to Oct. 10, 1963; Oct. 11, 1963 to Oct. 10, 1967, rising to the rank of Technical Sergeant; Oct. 11, 1967 to Oct. 10, 1971; Oct. 11, 1971 to Oct. 9, 1975, rising to the rank of Master Sergeant E-7; and Oct. 10, 1975 to Feb. 1, 1978. He retired as a Master Sergeant after 22 years, 5 months and 1 day of service, serving in both the Korean and Vietnam wars. He received the Air Force Good Conduct Medal, the Air Force Outstanding Unit Award, the Small Arms Expert Marksmanship Ribbon, the Air Force Commendation Medal, the Air Medal and many campaign and service awards.

He retired on June 6, 1996 as a postal sorter from the U.S. Postal Service in Louisville, Ky., after 11 years of service. He resided in the Louisville area from 1986 to 1996, moving to the Ramsey community in 1996. He had resided in Hanover since 2006. He was a lifetime member of the Corydon Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2950 and the Vevay Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5396. He was a member of the Scottsburg Church of Christ. He enjoyed gardening.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Deanna Scott Macrander, whom he married Feb. 14, 1981; two sons, Mike Macrander of Lexington and Gayle Macrander of Brooksburg; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Harry Edward Macrander, who died Aug. 19, 1998, and Bennie Lee Macrander, who died Aug. 6, 2005.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Burial will be in Vevay Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted graveside by the Ceremonial Unit from Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Alzheimer's Foundation. Contributions can be made through the funeral home.

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