February 9, 2015


Jerry W. Lambrecht – Bedford
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Jerry W. Lambrecht, 65, of Bedford, died at 10:52 a.m. on Friday, February 6, 2015, in Seymour, Indiana.
Born October 8, 1949 in Daviess County, Indiana, he was the son of Paul and Iva May (Brooks) Lambrecht. He married Brenda Sue Mitchell on June 5, 1969 and she passed away on June 1, 2014. Jerry was a graduate of Shawswick High School with the class of 1967 and a graduate of Purdue University in 1971. He was a member of the Pinhook Church of Christ, serving as a Deacon. Jerry worked as an agent for Farm Bureau Insurance Company for many years. He was a Trustee for Ivy Tech, Bloomington, a forty year member as a 4-H Leader, forty year member of Lawrence County 4-H Board and a registered Guernsey breeder since 1959.
Surviving are four sons; Jeff (Missy) Lambrecht of Bedford, Jason (Leslie Geiser) Lambrecht of Bloomington, Jeremy (Heather) Lambrecht of Seymour and Jan (Amy) Lambrecht of Indianapolis; eight grandchildren, Morgan, Megan, Molly and Macey Lambrecht of Bedford, Dylan and Makenna Lambrecht of Seymour, Shelby and Cooper Lambrecht of Indianapolis; two brothers, Phillip (Ruth) Lambrecht of Brownsburg, Donald (Stefanie) Lambrecht of Bedford; and one sister, Judy Curren of Bedford.
He was preceded by his parents, wife and a sister, Barbara Arnold.
Funeral service will be on Friday, February 13, 2015 at 1 p.m. at Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, with Bro. Mike Davis officiating. Burial will be in Leatherwood Cemetery. Friends may call on Thursday from Noon till 8 p.m. at the funeral home and on Friday from 10 a.m. till 1p.m.
In leiu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Lawrence County 4-H Auction Fund, P.O. Box 2150, Bedford, IN 47421.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fergusonlee.com.
Betty J. Wagner – Ellettsville
Betty J. Wagner, 90, of Ellettsville, formerly of Williams, died Saturday February 7, 2015 at her home in Ellettsville surrounded by her loving family.
Born October 9, 1924 in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of Glenn and Mary Leon (Brock) Richards. She married Gilbert “Gib” Wayne Wagner on March 18, 1944 and he survives. She retired from Sears as a credit manager in 1980 and was a member of the First Baptist Church and Beta Sigma Phi Sorority for over fifty years.
Survivors include her husband, “Gib”, of Ellettsville; four daughters, Bobbi Dailey of Ellettsville, Sherry Hudson and husband, Phil and Sondra Wagner all of Bloomington and Donna Myers and husband, Dr. Jim Myers of Johnson City, TN; three granddaughters, Jeanette Hammersley-Stolz of Bloomington, Susie Hammersley, of Ft. Myers, FL and Jennifer Houston and husband, Greg, of Jackson, GA; one grandson, Brandon Hudson and wife, Cassie, of Bloomington; ten great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren; a sister, Virginia Concannon of Bedford; a brother, John Dean Richards and wife, Gail of Bedford.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Joan Hornocker and Jane Hall; two brothers, Glenn and James Richards.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Thursday, February 12th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Dr. Kregg Burris officiating. Burial will follow in the Silverville Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 11th and from Noon until the hour of service on Thursday, February 12th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.
Oreda Keith – Bedford
Oreda Keith, 88, of Bedford, went to be with Jesus at 11:40 am on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at her residence.
Born December 25, 1926 in Wayne Co., KY, she was the daughter of Mitt and Frona (Correll) Keith. She married Ira Keith on May 21, 1947 and he preceded her in death on June 1, 2008. She was a homemaker, a cake decorator at Pfeffer’s Bakery in Bedford and a care giver. She was a member of the Grace Baptist Church in Springville.
Survivors include children, Delorise Bunch and husband, William, of Williams, Dewon Poole and husband, Ralph “Frog” of Orleans, Dwight Keith and wife, Becky, of Fayetteville and Susan George of Bedford; fourteen grandchildren; thirty-four great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four sisters, Addie Morrow, Lura Denney, Milda Keith and Ollie Branscum; four brothers, Hobert, Starlin, Clifford and Hulen Keith; a son-in-law, Steve George.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 12th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Roscoe Godsey officiating. Burial will follow in Cresthaven Memory Gardens. Visitation will be from 3:00 pm to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, February 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.

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