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  Mark Grossman, 58, of Versailles

Mark Grossman, 58, of Versailles passed away at 3:25am, Thursday, June 29, 2017 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. He was born at Connersville on August 21, 1958 the son of Ray and Dorothy Henneke Grossman. He was married to Paula Whitaker on October 31, 1986 and she survives. Other survivors include his mother Dorothy of Olympia, Washington;  three sons Steven Grossman and his companion Devin of Madison, Whitaker (Kasey) Grossman of Dayton, Ohio, and  Zach Grossman and his companion Eva Grigsby of Benham; one grandson Dalton Grossman, one granddaughter Ahlanie Grossman; two brothers Tony (Lisa) Grossman of Versailles, and Hap Clemons and Robert of Olympia, Washington. He was preceded in death by his father and his granddaughter Annabella Montgomery. Mr. Grossman was a 1976 graduate of Jac-Cen-Del High School. He was a former employee of US Shoe in Osgood and was a 26 year employee of the GECOM Corporation in Greensburg where he worked in line support. Mark was an accomplished drummer and started playing when he was only 13. He had played with several area bands. Every year he attended the Trans Am Nationals in Dayton, Ohio and this year he and his 1970 Firebird won the 30th anniversary Show & Shine award at the Southeastern Career Center’s car show. He also enjoyed attending auctions and yard sales and showing his family his many “valuable finds”.  Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 4th at 10:30 at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rev. Dick Burcham officiating. Visitation will be on Monday July 3rd from 4pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the Benham Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, or Rescue 69 in care of the funeral home.
 

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Danny L. Myers, 68, of New Marion

 

Danny L. Myers, 68, of New Marion passed away at 2:30am, Sunday, June 25, 2017 at the Kings Daughters Hospital in Madison. He was born at home in Benham on August 29, 1948 the son of Russell and Wilma Israel Myers. He was married to Brenda Wright at the West Fork Baptist Church on June 22, 1968 and she survives. Other survivors include three sons Rob (Tricia) Myers of New Marion, Dennis (Stephanie) Myers of New Palestine, and Tony (Sarah) Myers of Columbus, Ohio; 9 grandchildren; three brothers Norman (Barbara) Myers of Rexville, Russell Jr. (Linda) Myers of Dillsboro, and Mert (Janet) Myers of Versailles; one sister Mary (Tom) Allen of Edwardsburg, Michigan; sister-in-law Barbara Myers of Versailles. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother Kenneth Myers. Mr. Myers was a member of the last graduating class of New Marion High School in 1966. He was once an employee of Coca-Cola in Aurora and retired in 2013 after 45 years with Bonn Aluminum in Greensburg where he worked as a machine job setter. In his spare time Danny enjoyed carpentry, fishing, gardening, spending time with his grandchildren, following NASCAR, and watching the IU Hoosiers. Danny was a member of the New Marion Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and attended to many of the church’s repair and remodeling needs. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 28th at 11am at the New Marion Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Creech officiating. Burial will be in the New Marion Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and from 10am until time of services Wednesday at the church. Memorials may be given to the New Marion Baptist Church building fund in care of the funeral home.


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Ivan W. Eaglin, 92, of Elrod

Ivan W. Eaglin, 92, of Elrod passed away at 4:30am, Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. He was born near Farmers Retreat on September 10, 1924 the son of John and Margaret Grabus Eaglin. He was married to Erma Raffignone on July 16, 1949 and she preceded him in death on January 29, 2009. Survivors include two sons Terry (Rita) Eaglin of Versailles, and John (Debbie) Eaglin of Elrod; four grandchildren Mark (Stephanie) Percifield and Bryan (Mindy) Bernhardt both of Clearwater, Florida, Craig (Stacy) Eaglin of Friendship and Corey (Krista) Eaglin of Elrod; 10 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his parents, his brothers Raymond and Denzil Eaglin, and his sisters Thelma Slayback, Naomi Snyder, and Myrle Goodpaster. Mr. Eaglin was a retired farmer and was a self-employed truck driver. For many years he ran a milk route which encompassed eastern Ripley and western Dearborn Counties as well as parts of Switzerland County which he would then deliver to the Meadow Gold plant in Osgood. He had also been employed with Steadman’s Foundry in Aurora and was a former co-owner of Elrod Grain. Ivan for several years raced go-karts in Westport, Vevay, Rising Sun, and in 1961 was the champion of the Versailles Legion races. He also owned TQ race cars. Ivan was a member of the Washington Baptist Church at Elrod where he served as a trustee. Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 26 at 10:30am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home with Bro. Tom Holt officiating. Burial will be in the Washington Cemetery at Elrod. Visitation will be on Sunday from 4pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the Washington Cemetery in care of the funeral home.
 

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