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Dwayne “Bud” Gilley, 58, of Versailles 

Dwayne “Bud” Gilley, 58, of Versailles passed away at 2pm, Friday, November 10, 2017 at Hickory Creek in Greensburg. He was born at Madison on December 25, 1959 the son of Frank and Linda Jean Gilley. Survivors include his father Frank Gilley of Versailles; his son Eric Dwayne Gilley and his daughter Alexandria Gilley both of Clearview, Utah; two brothers Kevin (Michelle) Gilley and David Gilley both of Versailles; two sisters Cindy (Jay) Miller of Osgood and Missy (Jeff) Wright of Lexington, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his mother, and his brother Timothy. Bud was a 1978 graduate of South Ripley High School and was a member of the Raiders 1978 Sectional championship team. He also was a graduate of Ball State University and Oakland City College. In 1981 he enlisted in the United States Air Force and served until 1988 as an Aircraft Armament Systems Specialist. For service to his country Bud received the Air Force Achievement Medal, Outstanding Unit Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Overseas Long Tour Ribbon, Longevity Service Award Ribbon, NCO Professional Military Ribbon, and the Air Force Training Ribbon. In civilian life he worked for the US Government as an Aircraft Instrument Specialist and also at the Jefferson Proving Ground in munitions testing. Bud’s wishes were to be cremated and a celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, November 18 at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Bro. JR Stephen officiating. Burial will be in the Holton Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Versailles American Legion. Visitation will also be on Saturday from 10am until time of services. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.

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Thelma R. Sieverding, 83, of Farmers Retreat

Thelma R. Sieverding, 83, of Farmers Retreat passed away at 5:49am, Friday, November 10, 2017 at her home. She was born in Cincinnati on December 10, 1934 the daughter of Edward and Henrietta Stegeman Macke. She was married to Henry Sieverding on April 9, 1959 at the St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Cincinnati and her husband of 58 years survives. Other survivors include her children Maria Sieverding of Farmers Retreat, Keith (Beth) Sieverding of Friendship, Ben (Karen) Sieverding of Versailles, Ruth (Mark) Kieffer of Friendship, Teresa Meyer of Milan, Mike Sieverding of Milhousen, and Ann (Brian) Vogel of Versailles; 11 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren; two sisters Teresa (David) Kathman of Chicago and Marilyn (Ray) Siemer of Cincinnati; two brothers-in-law Arlo Crawford and Donald Eiser both of Cincinnati. She was preceded in death by her parents, her daughter Diane, her son Francis, her grandson Jacob Vogel, her brother Ed Macke, her sisters Marci Crawford and Rosemary Eiser, and her twin sister Ruth Ann. Mrs. Sieverding was a 1953 graduate of Xavier High School in Cincinnati and attended the Cincinnati Art Academy. Her main occupation was wife and mother to her large family and outside the home Thelma worked as a secretary for the US Army in Cincinnati, as a receptionist for Proctor & Gamble, at the candy counter of Newberry’s Department Store in downtown Cincinnati, and worked in the Intelligence Division of the Internal Revenue System in Cincinnati. She was an accomplished artist and besides portraits of her children and grandchildren, she had many paintings displayed in various churches throughout the United States. Thelma also did religious statue restoration and had restored statues locally in the St. Pius and St. Charles Catholic Churches at Milan. Thelma was a member of the St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church in Westchester, Ohio, the Kolping Society of Cincinnati, was a founding member of the Southern Indiana Art Guild, and a member of the Indiana Plein Air Artists. Requiem High Mass will be held at 11am, Tuesday, November 14th at St. Gertrude the Great Catholic Church in Westchester with Father Dolan officiating. Burial will be in the Craven Cemetery at Milan. Visitation will be on Monday from 5pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Rosary services beginning at 4:30pm. Memorials may be given to the Friendship Fire Department in care of the funeral home.

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Marsha Lee Acra, 69, of Milan

Marsha Lee Acra, 69, of Milan passed away Wednesday morning, November 8, 2017 at the University Hospital in Cincinnati. She was born at Milan on April 9, 1948 the daughter of Walter and Thelma Taylor Knowlton. Survivors include her mother Thelma Knowlton of Milan; two sons Douglas (Summer) Acra, and Jon Acra and his fiancé Audra Kistler all of Milan; three grandchildren Holden, Madysen, and Kaylee Acra; one brother Bruce (Darlene) Knowlton of Milan; one sister Malena (Jim) Lovins of Milan. She was preceded in death by her father and her granddaughter Micayla Acra. Mrs. Acra was a 1966 graduate of Versailles High School. She received her Associate’s Degree in nursing from Vincennes University and then her BS in nursing from Indiana Wesleyan University. She retired in 2013 after 37 years as a registered nurse and supervisor with the Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Marsha was a member of the Milan United Methodist Church. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 11th at 10:30am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will be in the Craven Cemetery at Milan. Visitation will be on Friday from 5pm to 8pm. Memorials may be given to the Micayla Acra Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home.

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