Wayne Alan Semerau – Daytona Beach Shores, FL
July 2, 1946 – September 9, 2017
Wayne Alan Semerau, 71, of Daytona Beach Shores, Florida, passed away at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at the Florida Memorial Hospital.
He was born on July 2, 1946, and was the son of George Walter Semerau and Lillian (Axberg) Semerau. He married Kathy Grissom on November 28, 1987, and she survives.
He achieved his B.A. degree from Purdue University and his M.B.A. from Indiana University, and he worked as an Industrial Engineer for Otis Elevator for 41 years. He was instrumental in projects overseas in both Australia and Malaysia thoughout his career.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy Semerau, of Daytona Beach Shores, Florida; four children, Kathy (Semerau) Baldwin, of Tennessee; Ryan Semerau, of Conneticut; Jason Cain and Ashley (Cain) Bridges, of Indiana; his mother, Lillian (Axberg) Semerau, of South Carolina; two brothers, George Paul Semerau and wife, Jody Semerau, of California; and Jon Max Semerau and his wife, Ellen Semerau, of South Carolina; 18 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was proceeded in death by his father, George Walter Semerau; maternal grandparents, Jon Edwin Axberg and Lillian (Young) Axberg; and paternal grandparents, Max Joseph Semerau and Erna (Pauli) Semerau.
Service will be held at Grace Baptist Church in Springville, Indiana at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 18, 2017. Burial will be at Oak Grove Cemetery, Springville, Indiana, immediately following the service.
Dana Joy (Cochran) Jones – Bedford
September 18, 1974- September 10, 2017
Dana Joy (Cochran) Jones, 42, of Bedford, died at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Sunday.
Born September 18, 1974 at Bedford Regional Medical Center, she was the daughter of Samuel Cochran and Henrietta (Cobb) Cochran. She married Chris Jones on March 29, 2003 and he survives. She was a Certified Nursing Assistant at Stone Bridge Health Campus, studied Biochemistry at Indiana University and was a proud Homeschool mom.
She is survived by her husband, Chris; son, Zyler Jones; father, Samuel; two brothers, Darren Cochran and Mark Cochran (Shawna); three sisters, Sherilyn Kelly, Karen Cochran; nephews, Jon Cochran, Brayden “Alex” Cochran, Stephen Kelly; nieces, Kennedy Cochran, Tiffany Cochran, Sheryl Lyn Kelly.
She is preceded in death by her mother; nephew, Jon Bradley Cochran; Grandmother, Nancy Stout.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 15th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Pastor Kenneth Walden officiating. Burial will follow in Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, September 14th at the Day & Carter Mortuary.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Hope Resource Center.
Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com online.