COLUMBUS — Jane H. Schaefer, 78, died at 12:13 a.m. Wednesday at her home, surrounded by her family. Born July 4, 1934, in Washington, she was the daughter of the late Dr. Frederick J. and Catherine A. (Ayers) Homann. She graduated in 1952 from Washington Catholic High School and in 1954 from Northwestern University’s School of Dental Hygiene. She assisted with the research program involved with the introduction and development of Crest toothpaste at Indiana University’s School of Dentistry. She married Richard L. Schaefer Aug. 3, 1957. In 1965, the Schaefers moved to Columbus and Jane continued working in the dental hygiene field. She was a member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church and was active in the local Democratic Party. Jane was a beautiful, dynamic, intelligent and loving person who will be missed by all who knew her. She is survived by her beloved husband of 55 years; her dear children, Richard H. Schaefer of Denton, Texas, Laura S. Fox of Scottsdale, Ariz., and Catherine S. “Katie” (Bill) Edmunds of St. Louis, Mo.; a sister, Linda Homann of Washington; loving grandchildren, Christopher S. Fox and Chandler J. Fox, both of Scottsdale, and Jane S. and William R. “Will” Edmunds, both of St. Louis. A Memorial Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m Saturday at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, with Rev. Clem Davis officiating. Inurnment is planned at a later date. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver and Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street, Columbus. Online condolences may be sent to the Schaefer family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.
July 4, 1934 - Feb. 13, 2013
Daniel E. Foster
Daniel E. Foster, 65, died Thursday afternoon at his residence.
Born Dec. 3, 1947 in Montgomery, he was the son of Virgil and Mary (Yates) Foster. He graduated from Alfordsville High School in 1965.
Mary Fay Willis, 85, of Washington, died at 4:25 a.m. Wednesday at Eastgate Manor. Born July 24, 1927, in Vincennes, she was the daughter of Farris and Chrystal (Lamb) Wise.
Paisley Ann Morgan, two weeks old, of Washington, passed away at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis. Born April 30, 2013, in Newburgh, she was the daughter of Ryan and Brittany (Babrick) Morgan.
Mildred ‘Millie’ Beck
Mildred “Millie” (Mahan) Beck, 87, of Washington, passed away peacefully at 5:29 p.m. Wednesday with her family by her side at Daviess Community Hospital.
Shirley J. Ausbrook passed away Tuesday at 4:15 p.m. at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes. Shirley was born on Feb. 3, 1939, in Clay City, Ill., to Leo and Vida E. Murbarger.
Cathy Lynn Gould, 62 of Washington, died at 11:47 a.m. Friday at her residence. She was the daughter of Hugh O. and Phyllis (Madden) McLemore, and lived in Washington nearly all her life.
Frank Price, 77, of Washington, died at 5:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hillside Manor. Born June 29, 1935, in Loogootee, he was the son of Agatha (Spaulding) and Francis Price Sr.
Eileen Cole, 86, died at 9:57 a.m. Monday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Born Sept. 19, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Frank and Connie (Jackman) Swickard.
Imogene Richardson, 88, of Washington, died at 9:32 p.m. Saturday at Washington Nursing Center. Born Sept. 21, 1924, in New Harmony, she was the daughter of George and Helen (Fisher) Jacobs.
Barton L. Webber
Barton L. Webber, 75, died at 6:25 a.m. Sunday at his residence. Born Oct. 11, 1937, in Washington, he was the son of Floyd and Violet (Ross) Webber.
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