Anthony G. Deibel
Tony is a Burnettsville, Indiana native and life time White County resident. Graduated Worsham College of Mortuary Science September of 2000 with an Associates Degree in Mortuary Science. Tony is also a 1999 Graduate of Ball State University with a Bachelors Degree in Pre-Med and General Biology. Tony is a licensed insurance agent and can sell pre-need funeral policies. Tony was a sixteen (16) year veteran of the Burnettsville Fire Department and is currently involved with the Idaville Fire Department, in Idaville, Indiana. Tony is a Past Master of the Libanus Lodge #154 F.& A.M., member of the Orak Shrine Club, Michigan City, Indiana, the Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend, Indiana, the Knights of the Craft Chapter (Founder / Past President) of the Widows Sons Masonic Riders Association, Red Men Lodge #518, Sons of the American Legion (Commander) Post #81, VFW Auxiliary (Trustee) Post #2231, the Sons of the AmVets Post #91, White County Local Emergency Planning Committee (L.E.P.C), and White County EMA Board of Directors. Tony also has served on the Twin Lakes School Corporation Board of Trustees from 2006 to 2014. Tony lived in Burnettsville, Indiana for 36 years, moving to Monticello, Indiana in 2015 with his wife Nicole, and three (3) children Ember, Kaitlyn, and Dakota Deibel.
Fred L. Miller (1914 - 2005)
The Miller legacy started in Idaville in 1920. L. E. Miller, Fred's father, started the funeral home. L. E.was later joined in the funeral service industry by sons Fred and Ralph. In 1943, Fred and Ralph moved the funeral home to Monticello. Fred continued to serve the Monticello community until 1986. In 1997 he came out of retirement to become a consultant/adviser to Miller-Roscka Funeral Home. Until his death in July of 2005.
John R. Roscka
John graduated from Worsham Mortuary School in 1989. He has worked as a full-time funeral director at funeral homes in Knox, Plymouth, and most recently Monitcello, Indiana. John is a licensed insurance agent and can sell pre-need funeral insurance policies. He welcomes the opportunity to speak to community groups or organizations. Also, John is happy to answer any questions that anyone might have about the funeral service industry. John is a member of I.O.O.F. Lodge 104, Libanus Lodge #154, The Monticello Lions Club, White County 4-H Auction Committee, and a member of the Monticello Christian Church. John lives in Monticello with his wife, Teri, a teacher at Twin Lakes High School, and has a daughter Ashley.
Sayers & Scoville Hearse
The Sayers & Scoville Hearse Builders of Cincinnati, Ohio built this hearse around the late 1800s The lights, draperies, hardware, ornaments and the plate glass are all the originals. All the hardware was found to be made of mostly brass. The draperies consist mostly of felt like material. The carriage was made with a variety of woods consisting of Maple, Hickory, Poplar and Oak. The black color denotes its use for adult funerals. The carriage is seven feet in height, six feet wide, twenty-six feet long and approx. 2000 lbs. Owned by Bruce and Kathy VanGilder. It has been on display at the former Price & VanGilder Funeral Home in Knox, Indiana, and Deal Robbins & VanGilder Funeral Home in Huntington, Indiana. It found its new home at the Miller Roscka Funeral Home in Monticello, Indiana in 2008 and has been used for several funerals and local community events since its arrival. The sisters, Audrey Boles, Charlene Maxwell and Marilyn Moore, of Moore Carriage Rides, pull the hearse.