Area Obituaries

Rosanna Wagler

         Rosanna Wagler, age 82 of Montgomery, went to be with her Lord Thursday afternoon at 3:18 PM on July 31, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. 
She was born on September 10, 1931 in Daviess County to Amos and Fannie (Richer) Stoll. She married Willis Wagler on November 15, 1953.
She was a homemaker and a member of the Mt. Olive Mennonite Church. She enjoyed her part time job at the Gashof guiding Amish tours. Her love for people was evident by visiting the elderly and shut-ins. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her sisters and grandchildren.
She is survived by four daughters and son in-law, Fannita Wagler of Montgomery, Marsha (Loren) Wingard, Rhonda (Marlon) Wagler all of Washington, and Velma (Dan) Mast of Holmerville, Ohio; four sons and daughters in-law, Dean (Wanda) Wagler, Wayne (Esther) Wagler, Amon (Marti) Wagler all of Washington, and Nathan (Rose) Wagler of Montgomery; thirty-two grandchildren; two sisters Lydia (Simon) Lengacher of Loogootee and Emma (Howard) Stoll of Odon.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Willis Wagler, son, Nelson Wagler, grandson Wendell Mast, and brothers, Isaac, Enos and Herman Stoll. 
The funeral will be Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at Berea Mennonite Church. Burial will be at Mt. Olive Church cemetery. 
Visitation will be today 5- 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 1 – 4 and 5 – 8 p.m. all at Berea Mennonite Church.

Sandra M. Hotz

Sandra M. Hotz, Age 66 of Washington, Indiana

Died at 7:20 a.m. on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was born on April 20, 1948 in Loogootee, Indiana

To: David Gail and Ora (Hembree) Hotz

She was a member of the VFW Auxiliary in Washington and she enjoyed playing bingo, cards and spending time with her family.

She is survived by:

One Daughter:   Cathy and husband James White of Washington, Indiana

One Sister:             Rita Harsha of Jasper, Indiana

Granddaughter:  Brandy White of Washington, Indiana

One Grandson:   Chris White of Washington, Indiana

Her Companion:  Rick Harsha of Washington, Indiana

She is Proceed In Death By:

Her Father:             David Gail Hotz
Her Mother:             Ora Hotz Taylor
Her Step-Father:        David “Henry” Taylor
One Brother:    Larry Hotz
Two Sisters:            Nancy and Sheila Hotz

Funeral Services

The body of Sandra Hotz was cremated, there will be no services and burial will be at a later date. The Brocksmith-Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at
Anita J. "Jody" Hawkins, 73 of Shoals, passed away at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Westview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. Born on August 4, 1940 in French Lick, Indiana she was the daughter of Charles R. and Jessie Pauline (Crowder) Kirkland.
She married Alvin L. Hawkins in Indianapolis, Indiana and he preceded her in death on July 4, 2013.
Jody graduated from Springs Valley High School and owned and operated Jodie's Beauty Shop in West Baden, Indiana. She was a member of St. Mary of The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Shoals and Knights of Columbus Auxiliary #732. "Grannie", as she was affectionately known by her family, was the truly the heart of her family. She was foremost concerned about her children and grandchildren, and she loved them unconditionally. She was humble and giving, and always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed her at any hour of the day or night. 
She is survived by one daughter, Teresa (Mark) Wininger of Shoals
One son, Floyd "Lonnie" (Kate) Hawkins of Shoals
Four grandchildren: Kyle (Raysha) Wininger; Logan Wininger; Jessie "Maelee" Hawkins; and Josephine "Josie" Hawkins. Two great-grandchildren, Kemily Wininger and Kyle Wininger, Jr.
One sister, Diane Norton of French Lick.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Alvin, and one brother Charles R. Kirkland Jr. 
Visitation will be from 4-8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014 at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m. on Friday at St. Mary of The Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Shoals. Burial will be made in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals.
On-line condolences may be made to the family at
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