Abstracted Obituaries
Submitted by Jayne Dunn

Anna Cooper Mrs. Paul C. Whiteman Marianne Potts

Charles V. "Vince" Whiteman Bruce Lee Whiteman Francis N. "Bud" Lehnert

New Albany Daily Ledger - 22 February 1926 - Monday
Mrs. Anna Cooper
Funeral services for Mrs. Anna Cooper, 61 years old, who died Sunday night at St. Edward's Hospital following an illness of 2 months, will be at 2 o'clock this p.m. at the home of her son, Thomas Sears, 2205 East Market St., the Rev. C. D. Strother of the Culbertson Ave. Baptist Church, officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Mrs. Cooper was removed to the hospital Saturday from her home at 225 Galt St. Besides her son, she is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Arthur Whiteman of this city. She is also survived by 4 sisters, who are, Mrs. Henry Dietrich of this city, Mrs. Joseph Kemp and Mrs. William Harvey, both of Louisville, and Mrs. Anna Jekel of St. Louis.

"Mrs. Paul C. Whiteman, 40, of 2510 Green Valley Road, died at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Green Valley Convalescent Center after an illness. She was the former Marie Borden and a native of Floyd County. She was an employee of the Cummings Veneer Co. here. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Karen Nichol (sic) of New Albany; her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Borden of New Albany; a granddaughter; sister, Mrs. Marilyn Bowers and a brother, William Borden, both of New Albany. The body will be at the Kraft Funeral Home after 6 p.m. today."

Hallowe'en Party Blaze Kills Child Jack-o-lantern's Candle Ignites Clothing -- Her dress ignited by a candle from a Hallowe'en party pumpkin jack-o-lantern, Marianne Potts, 8, died at St. Edward's Hospital, New Albany, at 8 a.m. today, twelve hours after she suffered burns that almost covered her body. The child, a second grade student at the Corydon Pk. School, just west of the New Albany city limits, was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Hisey, neighbors of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Potts, when the accident occurred. Before any of her companions, who numbered more than a dozen, could aid her she rushed screaming from the basement playroom out into the yard and onto State Rd. 62. A passing motorist and neighbor, Ed Welton, 52, stopped his car and tore the flaming clothing from the child, suffering burns which he described as "minor" about both hands. Welton then drove the child to the hospital. 31 Oct 1941 (or 1943?)

Charles V. 'Vince' Whiteman 84; Army veteran
A memorial services for Charles V. "Vince" Whiteman, 84, of New Albany, will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7, at Generations Funeral Home, New Albany, with burial and military honors to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. The body was cremated. He died Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005, at Providence Retirement Home, New Albany. He was a native of Floyd County and worked at the old Gamble Brothers Company in Louisville. He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, New Albany and was a United States Army veteran, having served during World War II. He was a member of American Legion Bonnie Sloan Post 28, New Albany.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Marcella Lehnert Whiteman; a son, Brian Whiteman and his wife, Rita, Lanesville; four grandsons, Dustin L. of Phoenix, Ariz., Cody S. Whiteman, Indianapolis and Tyler and Graham Whiteman, Lanesville. He was preceded in death by a son, Bruce L. Whiteman.

Memorial visitation will be after 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Southern Indiana. -- Feb 2005

Bruce Lee Whiteman 48; of New Albany
Bruce Lee Whiteman, 48, of New Albany, died Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2004, at his home.
He was a native of New Albany and has worked as a meat cutter.

Survivors include two sons, Dustin L. Whiteman. Phoenix, Ariz. and Cody S. Whiteman, Indianapolis; his parents, Charles and Marcella Lehnert Whiteman, New Albany; a brother, Brian Whiteman and wife, Rita of Lanesville and his nephews, Tyler and Graham Whiteman, Lanesville.

The body was cremated. Private services were held with Generations Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. New Albany Tribune 19 Aug 2004

Francis N. 'Bud' Lehnert 80; World War II veteran
Funeral services for Francis N. "Bud" Lehnert, 80, of Floyds Knobs, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 9, at St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church, with burial with military honors in the church cemetery. He died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2004, at Autumn Woods Health Campus in New Albany.

He retired from Ford Motor Company in Louisville after 35 years of service and was a U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was a member of the American Legion Rivercity Post #42 in Floyds Knobs, Hobart Beach Post #1693 of the Veterans of Foreign War in New Albany, the Floyds Knobs Conservation Club and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. New Albany Tribune 6 Aug 2004

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Louise Litkenhous Lehnert and one grandchild.
Survivors include four daughters, Rebecca Giles and her husband, Steve, Floyds Knobs, Ruth Kruer and her husband, Stephen, Georgetown, Linda Keithley, New Albany and Joyce Caulfield and her husband, Mark, Coral Springs, Fla.; a sister, Marcella Whiteman, New Albany; six grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Visitation at Generations Funeral Home, 3309 Ballard Lane in New Albany, will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8. There will be a prayer service at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

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