Russ Durham

Russ E. Durham, 70, of Canaan, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison, Indiana.

He was born Dec. 21, 1948, in Cincinnati to Russell and Lucy Hayes Durham. He grew up in Goshen, Ohio, where he graduated in 1967 from Goshen High School. He was inducted into the U. S. Army Aug. 2, 1971, in Cincinnati and rose to the rate of Specialist Four serving during the Vietnam War in the 514th Maintenance Company. He was honorably discharged May 3, 1974, at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal. He remained in the Reserves until he was discharged Aug. 1, 1977. He retired in 2010, after a 22-year career as a welding instructor at the Southeastern Career Center in Versailles, Indiana. Earlier in life he had worked as a pipefitter and iron worker for Local 44 in Oklahoma. He had resided in the Canaan community the past 24 years. He enjoyed Harley Davidson motorcycles and loved his blue-fronted Amazon bird Ziggy. He was a member of the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion, AWS Welding Society and the Christ Episcopal Church in downtown Madison. He held former memberships with the Madison VFW Post No. 1969 and the Madison Moose Lodge No. 765.

He is survived by his wife, Sally A. Larson Durham of Canaan; three daughters, Corlyss Kay Durham of Athens, Greece, Hilliary Sexton of Madison, and Brooke R. Cooper of San Antonio, Texas; one son, Dax Russell Durham of Berea, Kentucky; two brothers, Danny Durham of Carrollton, Kentucky, and Melvin Durham of Goshen, Ohio; seven grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial gathering for family, friends and past students will be announced on the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre website in the near future. Interment will follow at a later date in the Wyuka Cemetery in Nebraska City, Nebraska.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Russ E. Durham Scholarship Fund. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Nicholas Finkle

Nicholas “Nik” Adam Finkle, 34, of Bedford, Kentucky, died at his residence Aug. 22, 2019.

He was born May 11, 1985, to Jodi D. and Judith M. Wood Finkle in Bennington Vermont.

He was employed at Kentucky Utilities in Ghent, Kentucky, as power plant shift supervisor for D watch. He loved spending time with his children and enjoyed every minute he had with them. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and riding motorcycles.

He is survived by his parents, Jodi D. and Judith M. Wood Finkle of Bedford; his wife, Bridgette Marie Long Finkle of Bedford; his children, Zachary, Christopher and Makenzie Finkle, Emily, Nathan, and Khloe Martin, all of Bedford, and Gordon Martin of Danville, Kentucky; his siblings, Dustin Finkle, Heidi Ciejko, Aaliyah Finkle and Adrian Finkle, all of Bedford; two grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

He was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Addyson Finkle.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at Ransdell Funeral Home in Bedford.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.

Online condolences may be made at www.ransdellfuneral.com

Bonnie Hare

Marjorie “Bonnie” Ellen Hare, 62, of Madison, Indiana, died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at her home.

She was born Jan. 17, 1957, in Madison to Dr. Francis “Frank” W. Jr. and Marjorie Cornell Hare. She lived all of her life in Madison and was a 1975 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She received a Bachelor of Science with a major in chemistry and a minor in physics from Hanover College in 1984. She was Director of Food Safety at Madison Chemical Company where she had worked the past 35 years. She was very engaged in her community and civic matters and always willing to serve and help with any project. Some of her current involvements were with the Bethany Circle of King’s Daughters’ as a board member and past vice president, secretary for the Board of Managers, the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County as a board member and past president, and was one of the founders of the Women’s Giving Circle with the Foundation. She worked many years with the Ulster Project, Hanover College Alumni Association, was a United Way Board Member and past president, Habitat for Humanity Funder, board member and past president, and a volunteer for the Hispanic Festivals. She was honored by Girls Inc. in 2013 with the “She Knows Where She’s Going” Award. She considered this award a great honor for being selected with Dr. Marcella Modisett and Mary Louise Eisenhardt. She was the holder of three patents from the U.S Government. She had worked earlier in her career as a chemist with Dow Chemical and the Indiana Kentucky Electric Corporation. She had many interests, including her love of travel, working with stained glass and being with her children and adoring her grandchildren. She will be forever missed in this community where she left a substantial mark through benefiting the lives of others.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 16 years, Richard H. Ice of Madison; two sons, Jeremiah Jason Brogan of Independence, Kentucky, and Zachary Gage Brogan of Floyds Knobs, Indiana; one daughter, Raney Kathryn Brogan Williams of Portland, Oregon; one brother, Dwight Hare of Del Mar, California; two sisters, Sara Hare of Madison, and Mary Sutton of Portland, Oregon; six adoring grandchildren, and several nephews, nieces and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and one brother, Richard Hare.

Memorial services will be Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the Madison Elks Lodge No. 524 in Madison.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. the Madison Elks Lodge.

Memorial contributions may be made to The Marjorie Cornell Hare Scholarship and the Women’s Giving Circle through the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County. Cards are available at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centres and at the Elks Club.

Online condolences, www.morgan-nay.com

Ileta McFarland

Ileta J. McFarland, 63, of Hanover, Indiana, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at the Hanover Health and Rehab Center. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com

Carrie Magyar

Carrie Ann Magyar, 31, of Florence, Indiana, died Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, Kentucky.

She was born Dec. 13, 1987, in Warren, Ohio, to Dennis Magyar and Pamela Lynn Catanese and James Hilligoss. She grew up in Warren until she moved to Switzerland County, where she was a 2005 graduate of Switzerland County High School. She owned and operated a catering business in Yankeetown, Florida. She enjoyed cooking, fishing, camping, shopping and shooting guns and will be deeply missed by her loving family and friends.

She is survived by her mother, Pamela Lynn Catanese Hilligoss and her stepfather, James Hilligoss of Florence; her fiancé, Jeremy Holder of Yankeetown, Florida; her siblings, Tiffany Emery, Timothy Scott Reitz, and Ryan King, all of Florence, Michael Magyar of Findlay, Rebecca Foster of Madison, Indiana, Eddie Hilligoss of Deputy, Indiana, Adrianna Jennings of Austin, Indiana and Danielle Walters of Jeffersonville, Indiana; her grandparents, Butch and Peggy Pike Hilligoss of Vevay, Indiana; her great-grandmother, Frances Lorraine Peters Pike of Vevay, and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her maternal-grandparents, James Leslie Catanese and Lula Belle Stevens Catanese and her paternal-grandparents, Frank and Madeline Magyar.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Carrie Ann Magyar Memorial Fund c/o Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Mary Marshall

Mary Kathleen Eaves Marshall, 65, of Lexington, Indiana, died Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, at Baptist Health-Floyd in New Albany, Indiana.

She was born Dec. 8, 1953, in Madison, Indiana, to Elmer Thomas and Mary D. Hearne Eaves. Her family moved a lot during her early years and she received a GED from Scottsburg High School. She later received an Associates Degree in Computer Programming from Ivy Tech. She worked early in life for Scott Memorial Hospital in Scottsburg in the housekeeping department. She was employed for 27 years with Southwestern School Corporation as a bus driver. She also drove for Shawe Memorial High School field trips. She used her programming skills when she worked for Capp Data Services in Madison. She was a member of the Hanover Baptist Church in Hanover, Indiana. She was a devoted wife, loving mom, sister, grandma, and aunt and loved her dogs, her family and going shopping, especially on Amazon.

She is survived by her husband, Larry Gene Marshall, of Lexington; three sons, John Marshall Harlow of Scottsburg, Indiana, Kevin Marshall of Lexington and Jerry Marshall of Chelsea, Indiana; one sister, Bonnie Koontz of Lexington; two brothers, Jerry Whicker and Raymond Dale Eaves of Austin, Indiana; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews and several other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Roy Thomas Eaves and David Lee Hearne.

Funeral services will be Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison. Interment will follow in the New Bethel Cemetery in Chelsea.

Visitation will be Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

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

Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith, 71, of Vevay, Indiana, died Thursday, August 22, 2019, at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville.

He was born June 1, 1948, in Madison, Indiana, to Robert Pierce “Bob” and Mary Frances Littrell Smith. He grew up in Vevay, Indiana, and was a 1966 graduate of Vevay High School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army May 7, 1968, in Louisville. He earned the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal with 4 Campaign Stars, Vietnam Campaign Medal, 2 Overseas Service Bars, Army Commendation Medal, Sharpshooter Badge with Rifle Bar (M-14) and Marksman Badge (M-16). He was honorably discharged with the rank of Sergeant on May 6, 1970, at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He farmed for several years in Switzerland County, Indiana, and was employed as a stocker for Madison Tool & Die for eight years. He also co-owned and co-operated Bakes Insurance in Vevay for 25 years. He was later employed as an insurance agent for Cole Bakes Insurance in Vevay and retired after five years. He was a member of the Fredonia Baptist Church and the American Legion Post No. 185 and the Vevay VFW Post No. 5396. He had lived in the Madison community from 2006 to 2017 and moved back to the Vevay community in 2017.

He is survived by his wife, Gloria Johns Artus Smith of Vevay; his sons, Keith Smith and Kevin Smith, both of Vevay; four grandchildren and three step-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Darlena “Kay” Lock Smith; his stepmother, Doris Nell Kemker Smith; his twin brother, Larry Smith, and his sister, Emma Frances Smith.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

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 Vevay Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fredonia Baptist Church. Cards are available at the funeral home or online at www.haskellandmorrison.com

Richard Van Wye

Richard L. Van Wye, 86, of Madison, Indiana, died Aug. 25, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements and additional information are pending at Lytle Welty Funeral Homes & Cremation Service or at www.lytlewelty.com