Dan Kachelmeier

Dan Michael Kachelmeier, 66, of Bennington, Indiana, died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at his home.

He was born Oct. 24, 1952, in Moundsview Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, to Jerome Anthony and Ann Louise Talmadge Kachelmeier. He was raised in Owatonna, Minnesota, and graduated from high school there in 1969. He was raised in the Lutheran faith. He attended Tech School. He was inducted into the U.S. Army on Dec. 11, 1970, in Minneapolis. He rose to the rank of Specialist Four during the Vietnam War. He served in Company B 1/26 Infantry and was honorably discharged Dec. 14, 1973, at Fort Dix, New Jersey, where he received the National Defense Service Medal, the Sharpshooter Badge, Expert Pistol Badge and the M16 Badge. He remained in the Reserves until being discharged Dec. 10, 1976. He first married Vickie Dianne Smith on Dec. 1, 1971. He worked early in life with his father at their Union 76 Station in Charlotte, North Carolina. He then worked for three years with Punta Gorda Hospital, then for five years with Madison Tennessee Hospital in the payroll and computer records department. He re-married Vickie on March 3, 2003, and they enjoyed the past 15 years together. For three years he worked in maintenance at the Aurora Camp Grounds. He had last worked for Securitas in Cincinnati for seven years before he became disabled. He loved NASCAR, going fishing, and was known as “Mr. Fix It” He loved his dogs that he rescued and was very handy in mechanics.

He is survived by his wife; his mother of Waynesville, North Carolina; two sisters, Linda Lee of Waynesville, North Carolina, and Debra Robison of Waynesville, North Carolina; two brothers, John Pat Kachelmeier of Mount Holly, North Carolina, and James Robert Kachelmeier of Punta Gorda, Florida; special friend and neighbor, Charles Ambrose of Bennington, Indiana; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until the service.

A final salute will be at the funeral home at 11:30 a.m. Monday conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion and the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit with full military honors to follow at the cemetery chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the ASPCA. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at Morgan-Nay.com

Roger Kuntz

Roger Lee Kuntz, 78, of Hanover died Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.

He was born Sept. 16, 1940, in Jefferson County, Indiana, to LaVerne R. and Goldialice Kuntz. He was inducted into the U.S. Navy Feb. 16, 1959, in Louisville and rose to the rank of seaman apprentice and served in the 6th Naval District during the Vietnam Era. He was honorably discharged on Feb. 15, 1963, at San Diego and remained in the Reserves until being discharged on Feb. 15, 1965. He began a career with Heck’s Department Store in Madison and became a store manager who traveled to several other stores. He owned and operated R & K Interior Design in Madison. He enjoyed woodworking, working on cars, carpentry, boxing and shooting. He enjoyed antiquing and finding rare treasures. He loved Pontiac Fiero cars and enjoyed showing his car in auto shows.

He is survived by four daughters, Kellie Kammes of West Chicago, Illinois, Teresa Stewart of Lexington, Indiana, Christan Noel and Michelle Bear, both of Madison; a son, Jarrod Kuntz of Madison; a brother, George Kuntz; one sister, Sue Iburg of Crown Point, Indiana; 11 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by one son, Jacob Kuntz, who died June 2, 2002; a daughter, Kerrie G. Kuntz-Mendoza, who died Oct. 11, 2017; his parents; and one granddaughter.

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 5 p.m. until the service.

A final salute with full military honors will be at the funeral home Saturday at 7:30 p.m. conducted by Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the American Lung Association or the Epilepsy Foundation. Cards are available at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Kenneth Robertson

Kenneth Doten Robertson, 86, of Lawrenceville, Georgia, formerly of Madison, died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, at his home.

He was born Nov. 6, 1932, in Lynn, Massachusetts, to Kenneth D. Robertson Sr. and Irene F. Breason Robertson. He graduated from Norwood, Massachusetts, High School in 1952. On May 13, 1955, he married Clara E. Robinson in Newark, Delaware, and they had one daughter, Sheril, and three sons, Kenneth, Brian and David. He attended UCLA for two years. He was inducted into the U.S. Army and served in the Reserves in 1951. He then entered active duty Jan. 26, 1953, in Boston, serving in the 1264 319th STA Hospital. He rose to the rank of Corporal during the Korean War and was honorably discharged Dec. 30, 1954, in New Jersey. In the 1950s he owned and operated Robertson’s Roll Land Skating Rink and worked nine years with E.I. Dupont in Seaford, Delaware, as a machine operator. He also worked at Shore Diver’s in Delaware and helped train state police to become divers. He retired from Foamex in Saddle Brook, New Jersey. He had served as plant manager in Commerce, California, from 1971 until 1994 and then worked as a consultant with the plant manager until 2000. He lived in Fort Wayne, Indiana, from 1994 to 1998, then moved to Madison in 2000. In 2014, he moved to Lawrenceville, Georgia, to be near his daughter. He was a member of Madison Assembly of God Church in Madison for several years and later Cornerstone Community Fellowship Church. He also held membership in the Legion Riders, Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion, the Robertson Clan Daughtery-Scotland International Clans and was a 15-year participant and the official athletic judge for the Highland Games, and the DeMolay King Arthur Chapter in Norwood, Massachusetts. He loved riding his motorcycles especially his three-wheeler, diving, flying his Cessna 206, going off-road in his custom Jeep, and competing in archery. He loved his country and was very patriotic. He later married Rossy Hill on July 5, 2018, in Lawrenceville. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2018 and fought a courageous battle.

He is survived by his wife; one daughter, Sheril A. Evans of Woodstock, Georgia; two sons, Kenneth A. Robertson of Lawrenceville and Brian D. Robertson of Madison; his longtime friend, Polly Parks of Madison; three sisters, Elizabeth Deuble of Houston, Texas, Merlene Haffke of Jacksonville, Florida, and Linda Ellis of Wilmington, Delaware; 15 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Clara E. Robinson Robertson, who died May 24, 2007; one son, David W. Robertson, who died Oct. 17, 2013; and his parents.

Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

Visitation will be at the funeral home Wednesday from 11 a.m. until the service.

A final salute will be Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home conducted by the Major Samuel Woodfill Post No. 9 of the American Legion and the Fort Knox Ceremonial Unit with full military honors to follow at the cemetery chapel.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Cornerstone Community Fellowship Church. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at Morgan-Nay.com

Runa Belle Spray

She was born prematurely Jan. 21, 2019, at Norton Women and Children’s Hospital in Louisville, to Nicholas Scott Spray and Samantha Ellen Turner. Her mommy and daddy had helped her fight a courageous battle to survive until birth. She was a strong little fighter and her name reflects her will to live, it means “Mighty Strength.” She blessed her mommy and daddy with the sound of her voice, they never thought they would be able to hear her sweet voice. She fought the courageous fight to live for a day and a half. Her parents will greatly miss their sweet little baby girl, but they have the promise that someday they will see her again as she rests on the Master’s lap.

She is survived by her parents of Madison; her maternal grandma, Kara Turner of Milton, Kentucky; her maternal grandparents, Tommy and Mary Turner of Madison; her paternal grandma, Glenda Jo Spray of Hanover; her maternal great-grandma, Jeanine Green of Milton; her maternal great-grandparents, Carolyn and Verlin Cox of Jamestown, Tennessee; her paternal great-grandma, Neva Laraway of Hanover; and several other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Edwin Spray, who died Jan. 4, 2009.

There will be a private service Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Moffett Cemetery in Milton, Kentucky.

A private visitation will be Sunday at the funeral home.