Hubert George Neff
Died: Sep 3, 2011
Hubert G. Neff, 81, beloved husband of nearly 36 years to Carole Ann (nee Sheers), passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family September 3, 2011.

He was born September 2, 1930 and raised in Aurora, Indiana, son of the late George S. Neff and late Lucile (nee Pfisterer) Neff. Hubert attended St. Mary's Catholic Elementary School in Aurora and rode the train from Aurora to Cincinnati to attend St. Xavier High School. After graduating from St. Xavier High School, Hubert went on to serve his country in the U.S. Army and was a veteran of the Korean War. Upon returning from Korea, he soon began his career in banking with the First National Bank of Aurora where he excelled in creating its first Installment and Consumer Lending Department. He continued to work in the banking industry for over 36 years attending the University of Wisconsin and graduating from its Graduate School of Banking. He then went on to earn his post-graduate degree from the University of Wisconsin's, Post-Graduate School of Banking. He finished his formal education by attending the Harvard University's, School of Senior Bank Management before retiring as President of the First National Bank of Aurora in 1989.

Through the years, Hubert loved to go hunting and fishing with his sons, family and friends. You could find him driving through town with his hunting beagle companion, Bo. Hubert and Carole Ann enjoyed their travels together with their special retreats to the island of Jamaica and their winter home in Bonita Springs, Florida.

Hubert was very faithful to his Catholic roots and very active in his community where he offered many volunteer hours for the betterment of his community. He rose to be a 3rd Degree life member of Council 2111 of the Knights of Columbus initiated in 1950; a past member of the Aurora Farmers Fair Committee through the Aurora Lions Club; a member of the American Legion Post #231, VFW Post #5312; and the Korean War Veterans.

Hubert was preceded in death by his first wife, Elizabeth Helen (nee Peters). Together they had eight surviving children; Mark (Janice) Neff, Amy (Dennis) Ferguson, Angela (Bruce) Brubeck, Matthew Neff, Hubie (Beth) Neff, Lucy (Dale) DiGiovenale, Margaret (Jeff) Wood, Peter Neff; seventeen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Willard J. Neff and brother, Joseph C. Neff with a surviving sister Betty Rose (Gary) Meyer and many nieces and nephews.
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Died: Aug 30, 2011
Mary A Neff, 84, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2011 in Lawrenceburg.

She was born Monday, July 25, 1927 in Cincinnati, Ohio, Daughter of the late Elmer Hauke and the late Elsie Juilfs Hauke.

Mary worked as an RN for Dearborn County Hospital, retiring after over 42 years of service. She continued serving others by volunteering at DCH snack bar after retiring. She was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, was active in the Hi-Lo's Homemaker Club and belonged to the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, where she organized the first chapter in Aurora. Mary was lovingly known as the "Cookie Lady", and made the best sugar cookies around, they would melt in your mouth. Mary was a very caring person, whether she was helping someone during her nursing career or making someone smile with the gift of her cookies.

Surviving are Daughter, Mary Ann Smeeks of Aurora, IN; Son, George Neff of Aurora, IN; Sister, Lucille Ryall of Amelia, OH, Grandchildren, Jeremy Neff. Benjamin Smeeks, Erin Smeeks Bolton.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Willard J. Neff, Sisters, Eileen Bowen and Elizabeth Schultz, and Daughter, Janet Neff Pelham.
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Eugene Dewayne
Died: Aug 27, 2011
Eugene Dewayne "Dewey" Trester, 66, of Aurora, IN, passed away Saturday, August 27, 2011 in Lawrenceburg, IN.

He was born Wednesday, May 2, 1945 in Milan, Indiana, Son of the late Lawrence Trester and the late Ethel Luticia Mockbee Trester.

Dewey served his Country as a member of the United States National Guard. He was a1963 Graduate from Aurora High School and was a member of the Aurora Eagles. He attended Mt Tabor UMC. Dewey was an avid motor sport fan. He attended over 50 Indianapolis 500 Races. Dewey lived for the 500's. He also loved drag racing. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are Daughters, Pam (Tom) Bentley of Aurora, IN, Jana (David) Wunderlich of Aurora, IN; Son, Dale (Terri) Randall of Lawrenceburg, IN; Brother, Doug Trester (Debbie Siekman) of Aurora, IN; 14 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Randall Trester.

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Died: Aug 22, 2011
Edith S. Grimsley, 89, of Moores Hill, IN, passed away Monday, August 22, 2011 at her home.

She was born Tuesday, February 7, 1922 in Dillsboro, Indiana, Daughter of the late George Homann and the late Cora Tritch Homann.

Edith was a Clerk for Great American Financial, the Deputy Assessors for Dearborn County and a homemaker for the last several years. She was a member of St John's Lutheran Church in Aurora. Edith loved to cook and spend time with her loving husband of 70 years. She also enjoyed watching her grandsons play sports.

Surviving are her husband, Charles "Decker" Grimsley and Sons, Ron (Becky) Grimsley of Lafayette, IN, Rick (Kay) Grimsley of Batesville, IN; Grandchildren, Alex & Quinn Grimsley of Batesville, IN.
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Russell Strunk
Died: Aug 17, 2011
Russell Strunk, 87, of Lawrenceburg, IN, formerly of Greendale, IN, passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 in Lawrenceburg, IN.

He was born Tuesday, September 18, 1923, Son of the late Russell Strunk and the late Mittie Phillips Strunk.

Russell worked as a Superintendent for John T. Lohrer Construction Co., retiring after over 14 years of service. Prior to that job he worked in the coal mines of Kentucky. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Aurora, where he served as Deacon for several years. Russell was a faithful servant of the Lord. He was a Bible teacher and Bible Scholar. He started the Tape Ministries and Home Visitation program at the church. He touched many lives and will be missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are his Wife, Rose Wingate Strunk of Lawrenceburg, IN; Son, Gary (Nancy) Strunk of Mitchell, IN; Step-Daughter, Toni (Joe) Stovall of Indianapolis, IN; Sisters, Bonnie (Chester) Burke and Shirley (Jim) Wright of Louisville, KY, and 9 Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Wife, Ruth Koger Strunk; Son: Larry Strunk and a grandson, Tom.
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