Janet S. Ward, 78, of Versailles, formerly of Osgood passed away at 6:39am, Saturday, November 18, 2017 at her home. She was born at Gary, Indiana on November 17, 1939 the daughter of Howard Sr. and Lillian Lagenour Mills. She was married to John Ward on October 21, 1960 and her husband of 57 years survives. Other survivors include two sons Jack (Michelle) Ward of Littleton, Colorado, and Steve Ward and his fiancé LeAnne Brown of Osgood; four grandchildren Cameron Ward and Heather Ward of Denver, Colorado, and Damon Ward and Blaine Ward of Osgood; one brother Howard (Dorothy) Mills, Jr. of Zephyr Hills, Florida; one sister Karen Dickerson of Osgood. She was preceded in death by her parents, and her sister Shirley Hayden. Mrs. Ward was a 1957 graduate of Versailles High School. She was a former employee of the placement office at Ball State University and had also worked at the license branch in Versailles. Her pastimes consisted of reading, and being at whatever sporting event her grandchildren may be participating in. She also enjoyed watching the Rachel Ray and Pioneer Woman cooking shows on TV. After her faith, Janet’s mainstay in life was caring for John, her sons, and their families. Janet was a member of the Versailles Church of Christ where she enjoyed participating in the Ladies Prayer & Share group. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, November 22nd at 11am at the Versailles Church of Christ with Dale Day and Josh Yonts officiating. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery at Osgood. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles and on Wednesday from 10am until time of services at the church. Memorials may be given to the Janet and John Ward Scholarship Fund, a part of the Jac-Cen-Del Scholarship Foundation, or the Hospice of Margaret Mary Hospital in care of the funeral home.
Margaret J. Henson, 92, of Moores Hill passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at her home. Margaret was born Wednesday, February 3, 1926 in Cincinnati, Ohio the daughter of Frank and Jane (Millward) Etzel. She was a member of Christ Church in Cincinnati, a past member of the Milan Legion Auxiliary and worked for Dearborn County Hospital in central supplies department. She enjoyed crocheting, baking cookies and candies for the military around Christmas, loved watching westerns and WWE on TV.Margaret is survived by son Raymond (Sharon) Rodmaker of Moores Hill, 7 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, son Frank Rodmaker, daughter Sandy McFarland and brothers Frank and Tom Etzel.Funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Memorials may be given in her honor to the American Breast Cancer Society. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, P.O. Box 156, Moores Hill, IN 47032, (812) 744-3280. You may go to www.sibbettmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.
County Donegal athlete Brendan Boyce is set for the race of his life in the 50km walk at the London Olympic Games today.He may not be considered as a likely candidate to step on the podium by many.The young Milford man is against the best in the world in his sport but that certainly won’t phase Brendan. Brendan, who qualified for the Olympics with a personal best of 3.57.58 in Germany last September, was more than a minute inside the qualifying time.Brenan is already a winner in many Donegal people’s eyes having just qualified for the games.In the run-up to the London Olympics, Brendan kindly visited a number of schools to speak to younger pupils about sport and diet.Principal of Milford Vocational School, Ms Fiona Temple, said Brendan recently came into the school to talk about his career and to pass on some tips for a healthier lifestyle. “He was so done to earth and you would not have thought that he was training to represent Ireland at the Olympics.“He took lots of time out to chat to all the pupils and was genuinely interested in them,” she said.Brendan’s race starts at 9am. D-DAY ARRIVES AT LAST FOR DONEGAL’S 50K WALKER was last modified: August 11th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)