Betty Hufford

Betty Jean Chase Hufford, 93, of Patriot, Indiana, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home in Vevay.

Louann Koehler

Louann Kern Koehler of Madison died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at King’s Daughters’ Hospital.

She was born in Madison, the daughter of James Frank and Mary Charlotte Storie Kern. She was raised in Switzerland County near Moorefield, Indiana. She was a 1960 graduate of Vevay High School and was raised in Ruter Chapel United Methodist Church. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Madison Elks Lodge No. 524, Tri-Kappa, card club and supported many community projects. She first was employed as a medical assistant with Dr. Noel S. Graves and later with Mite Federal and Home Federal Bank in Madison as a bank teller. She also enjoyed working at Bula’s in downtown Madison and was a cosmetic assistant for Estée Lauder. She loved attending her children and grandchildren’s sporting events, loved fashion and was a great collector.

She is survived by two sons, Michael James Koehler of Hanover and Marc Christopher Koehler of Madison; two daughters, Dr. Suzanne Koehler Bielski of Fishers, Indiana, and Dr. Julie Michelle Koehler Bowman of McCordsville, Indiana; eight grandchildren; two nieces; two nephews; two great-nieces; and several cousins and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Bernard Koehler, whom she married June 30, 1962, and who died Nov. 20, 2010; and her parents.

There will be a funeral mass service at 11 a.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.

Visitation will be at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Sunday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and Monday from 9 a.m. until 10:30 a.m..

The rosary will be prayed at the funeral home Sunday at 7:30 p.m.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John, or the Ebenezer Cemetery or the American Cancer Society. Cards are available at the funeral home and the church.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

Avalon Lichlyter

Avalon L. Stewart Hyden Lichlyter, 96, of Madison died Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, at The Waters of Clifty Falls.

She was born Sept. 8, 1922, in Madison, the daughter of Leonard and Martha Means Stewart. She was a 1941 graduate of Saluda High School in Saluda, Indiana, and Central Beauty College in Louisville. She first married Kenneth “Penn” Montgomery in 1943, and they had one daughter, Ruth. She married William “Willie” Hyden in January 1960 and enjoyed their time together until his passing in 1982. She then married Raymond “Pete” Lichlyter on June 25, 1986. She was a beautician from 1941 to 1986 in Madison, where she had owned her own shop, Vanitee Beauty Shoppe on Broadway, since 1943. She was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church, Madison Moose Lodge #765, and VFW Post #1969 Auxiliary. She enjoyed reading, dancing, watching old Westerns and spending time with her family.

She is survived by one daughter, Ruth Ann Sellers Canfield of Madison; one stepdaughter, Janet Hyden Beach of Madison; two grandsons; six great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great-grandson; one niece and other relatives.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth “Penn” Montgomery; her second husband, William Hyden; her third husband, Raymond “Pete” Lichlyter; her companion, Bill Snell; her parents; one sister, Janet Lucas; one brother, Delbert Stewart; one stepson, James Hyden; one nephew; two nieces; and three step-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre. Burial will follow in Grandview Memorial Gardens.

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

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Friends of Shawe and Pope John or the V.F.W. Post 1969. Cards are available at the funeral homes.

Online condolences can be sent at morgan-nay.com

William Stone

William H. Stone, 69, of Columbus, Indiana, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018.

He was born Oct. 7, 1949, in Long Island, New York, and grew up in Madison, the son of William Henry and Agnes Elizabeth Hamblen Stone. He attended Hanover College and received his Juris Doctorate from Indiana University in Indianapolis. He had practiced law in Columbus since 1974. He was an avid bicyclist who raced, sponsored races and announced races.

He is survived by one brother, Sidney N. Stone of Washington, D.C.; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

There will be a memorial service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hathaway-Myers Chapel in Columbus.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bartholomew County Humane Society.

Online condolences can be sent at hathaway-myers.com