Daniel Deeg

Staff Sgt. First Class Daniel G. Deeg (RET), 70, of Madison, Indiana, died unexpectedly on Sunday, July 26, 2020, in a multiple vehicle traffic accident on Clifty Drive in Madison.

He was born March 19, 1950, in Appleton, Wisconsin, to George and Audrey Lamers Deeg. He was raised in Appleton and graduated from Xavier Catholic High School in 1968. He was inducted into the US Army on Nov. 4, 1968 at Milwaukee. He rose to the rank of Specialist Five serving in the 568th Engineers Company during the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged on Oct. 30, 1971 at Fort Dix, New Jersey, receiving the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal with 60 Device with Two Over Seas Bars, and the Good Conduct Medal. He transferred to the Reserves where he served until Oct. 7, 1974. He married Terri Lefeber on Nov. 9, 1974 and they had six children. He lived in Menasha, Wisconsin, and served with the US Army National Guard from March 1984 until he was honorably discharged on March 1, 2004 and then with retirement on March 19, 2010 as a Staff Sergeant First Class. On Jan. 14, 1995 he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal while serving with Company D, First Battalion, 151st Infantry and again on Nov. 13, 1996 he received a second Army Achievement Medal.

He had attended Fox Valley Tech in Appleton and later earned his HVAC Certification and worked for 30 years in the industry. After moving to Madison in 1982, he worked for Madison Heating and Cooling and later retired in 2015 from Steinhardt Heating and Cooling.

He had an exceptional voice and sang tenor with the Madison Men’s Barbershop Quartet for many years. He was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in downtown Madison and enjoyed operating Dan and Lee’s Small Engine Repair in Madison for several years. He was an avid Green Bay Packer’s football fan, collected old vinyl records and loved music and enjoyed playing video games and cell phone games.

Survivors include his wife of nearly 46 years, Terri Lefeber Deeg of Madison; his children, Michelle Blanchett of Jasper, Indiana and Leah Biesen, Daniel James Deeg and Connor Deeg, all of Madison; his brothers, Ron Deeg of Dunedin, Florida and Alan Deeg of Appleton; a sister, Karen VanDinter of Appleton; and six grandchildren, a great grandson and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Aimee Deeg, on Dec. 14, 1977, a sister, Kathy Deeg Ott, in 2014, and a son, Caleb Andrew Deeg, on Jan. 21, 2020.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, July 31, at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison. Friends may visit from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until the time of service Friday at the funeral home.

The Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. A final salute will be conducted at 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion with full military honors to follow by the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit at the cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter or the Caleb Deeg Memorial Scholarship. Cards are available at the funeral home. Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.

Nancy Jones

Nancy Lavon Miller Jones, 73, of Aurora, Indiana, died Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at the Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Hom in Vevay, Indiana, www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Roy Keith

Roy Armond “Red” Keith, 77, of Vevay, Indiana, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville.

He was born July 8, 1943, in Allensville, Indiana, to James Wilford and Avis O. Chase Keith. He was raised in Switzerland County, Indiana, and was a 1961 graduate of Vevay High School. He was employed for US Shoe Factory in Vevay for a few years. He was inducted into the US Army on Feb. 2, 1965, in Louisville. He received the Marksman (rifle), National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He returned from overseas and was transferred to the US Army Reserves on Jan. 20, 1967, at Fort Hamilton, New York. He was honorably discharged with the rank of Specialist 4th Class on Feb. 1, 1971. He married to Barbara Jean Darbro on Aug. 26, 1978 in Vevay and they had a son. He went to work at Reliance Electric in Madison, Indiana, in 1967 and retired in 2005 after 38 years of service. He was a former member of the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 and the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185. He enjoyed listening to country music, being outdoors, fishing, playing solitaire and visiting with his family.

He is survived by his wife of nearly 42 years; his son, Derrick Keith of Vevay; a sister, Sarah M. McCreary of Allensville, Indiana; a brother, Jonas Keith of Milan, Indiana; and numerous nieces and nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his brothers, Denver, Albert Wayne, Hubert Welsey, Kirby, Paul Dean, Clifford, Leon, Wilford “Junior” and Larry Keith; his sisters, Juanita Koons and Hazel Knaus; and his infant brother and infant sister.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, July 31, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until time of services Friday at the funeral home. Due to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required of those attending visitation and services

Interment and full military rites will be conducted by the Honor Guard of the Vevay American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396 in the New Liberty Cemetery in East Enterprise, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Keeping Pace Cancer Fund c/o Community Foundation of Switzerland County Inc. Cards are available at the funeral home or online, www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Charles Oak

Charles Edward Oak, 63, of Carrollton, Kentucky, died Sunday, July 26, 2020 at his home in Carrollton.

He was born Sept. 26, 1956, in Carrollton, to James E. Oak and Margaret Walker Oak. He had worked for Evans Construction Company at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Kentucky. He also enjoyed farm work and was a member of the Cove Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie Duncan Oak of Carrollton; two sons, Dallen Oak and Charles Oak Jr., both of Carrollton; a daughter, Mindy Oak of Carrollton; two brothers, John Oak of Carrollton and Gerald Oak of Florence, Kentucky; four sisters, Evelyn Oak and Cindy Oak, both of Carrollton, Pauline Oak of Wyoming and Christine Frieley of Louisville; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Robert E. Oak, James R. Oak, Donald Oak and Jerry Oak; and four sisters, Shirley Riley, Barbara J. Woods, Edith Furnish and Charlotte Hester.

Funeral Services will be at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 30, at the Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home in Carrollton. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Ghent Masonic Cemetery in Ghent.

Due to the Covid-19 restrictions and reopening requirements, funeral home occupancy will be 50% of normal capacity. Be prepared for a possible waiting line. Strict adherence to 6-foot social distancing will be enforced and attendees must wear a face mask while attending, unless a medical condition prevents wearing one.

Arrangements by Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home. Online condolences, www.tandyecklerrileyfuneralhome.com.

Dennis Powers

Dennis Wayne Powers, 60, of Bloomington, Indiana and formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Friday, July 24, 2020, at the IU Health Hospital in Bloomington.

He was born Oct. 23, 1959, in Madison, Indiana, to Albert Owen “Buster” Powers Sr. and Jerri A. Scranton Powers. He was raised in Switzerland County and was a 1979 graduate of Switzerland County High School. He studied astronomy at Indiana University in Bloomington. He was employed as manager for Bob Evans for four years and as a manager for York Steak House in Bloomington for a few years. He also worked in food and beverage for a nursing home in Bloomington and was food service director for Garden Villa Nursing Home in Bloomington, retiring after several years of service due to his health. He enjoyed fishing, looking at the stars and was an avid Star Trek fan and memorabilia collector.

Survivors include his sister, Dianna Powers of Vevay; his brothers, Albert O. Powers Jr. of Vevay and Mark Powers and Michael Powers, both of Madison; his stepchildren, Kim Kent of Bloomington, Kath Kent of Indianapolis and Robert Joseph Gilbert of Bloomington; and his aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, eight step-grandchildren, three step-great-grandchildren and several cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Annetta “Bernice” Kee Powers, on Jan. 15, 2019; his stepson, Douglas Steven Gilbert; and a niece and several aunts and uncles.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Aug. 3, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until time of services Monday at the funeral home.

Internment will be at Valhalla Memory Gardens in Bloomington with graveside services at the cemetery chapel at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4.

Due to COVID-19 and CDC guidelines, social distancing and face masks are required at the visitation, funeral and graveside service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fresenius Medical Care Foundation of Bloomington where he went regularly for dialysis. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com.

Randall Snelling

Randall Snelling, 68, of Scottsburg, Indiana, died Tuesday, June 28, 2020, at his home of an aggressive, malignant brain tumor found just seven weeks before his death.

He was born Jan. 13, 1952, in Zanesville, Ohio, to Robert Edward Snelling and Josephine Mancuso Snelling. His family moved to Madison, Indiana, when he was a toddler and he began racing at age five building and driving go-carts alongside his father and older brother. He broke countless track records, won national competitions and filled the family room with first-place trophies. He graduated from Madison Consolidated High School in 1970, serving as student council president and playing basketball and football while also playing drums for his band, The Royal Lancers, throughout his teenage years.

He then attended Indiana University, dropping out after five semesters to hitchhike all over the country and spent his early 20s in Florida, Boston and various other places working as a roofer, janitor, pawn shop clerk and mansion-sitter. Eventually, he returned to Madison and worked at Clifty Creek Power Plant for more that two decades, was married twice, had three children, and finished his Bachelor’s degree at the University of Louisville. In 2001, he moved his family to Cincinnati to work as a medical facility inspector and auditor. He later served as a chief physical environmental officer and retired in March 2020 as the director of operations.

Survivors include his wife, Robin Leigh Christie Snelling of Scottsburg; his daughters, Haley Rene Carlock of Dupont, Indiana and Christie Rae Snelling of Scottsburg; his son, Ryder McQueen Snelling of Scottsburg; his sister, Rebecca Snelling Wise of Cincinnati; his brother, Robert Keith Snelling of Indianapolis; and four grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A celebration of life will be hosted by the family at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital or to Alley Cat Advocates. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover or online contributions or condolences are available at www.morgan-nay.com.

Sara Wilson

Sara Jean Tyler Wilson, 60, of Madison, Indiana, died Thursday, July 23, 2020, at her home in Madison.

She was born June 1, 1960, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to Herschel Ingle and Marjorie Jean Brown Tyler. She was a lifelong resident of Jefferson County and a 1978 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She was of the Christian faith, enjoyed the outdoors, collecting antiques, knitting, loved her animals, collecting, auctions and going to sales. Sara began working at the U.S. Shoe Corporation in Madison at the age of 17, serving as a foreman for many years. She was employed with Reliance Electric in Madison for 14 years and had worked as a site manager since 2013. She donated life through the gift of blood at numerous blood drives by the American Red Cross, receiving her one gallon pin.

Survivors include her companion of 25 years, Chris Hartman of Madison; her son, Robert William “Will” Konkle of Madison; her stepson, Justin Hartman of Madison; her sisters, Linda Lou Wentworth of Pensacola, Florida, and Cathy Sue Thorpe and Julie Lacy, both of Madison; her brother, Kenneth Washer of Madison; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her grandparents, Elmer and Lucy Brown, Louis Clyde and Mary Olive Tyler; and a niece, a nephew and other relatives.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date to be announced

Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison Riverfront Development Project or the Elbert Lynn Bear Endowment. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres of Madison and Hanover, online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com.