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Obituaries and Funerals April 30, 1999


NOTICE

GLADYS COURTNEY
Gladys Vivian Courtney, 84, 216 Sunset Towers, died at her residence Wednesday at 9 p.m.
Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(April 28, 1999)

OBITUARIES

JOSEPH McGUIRE
SHIVELY - Joseph L. "Mac" McGuire, 72, Montgomery native, died Saturday at his residence.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Thursday at J.B. Ratterman & Sons, 4832 Cane Run Road. Burial was in the Louisville Memorial Gardens West.
He was a retired milk and ice cream driver for Oscar Ewing Dairy Products, where he worked for 33 years. He was also an Army veteran of World War II, American Legion Post 220 member and former Old Cane Run Improvement Club member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Cheri K. McGuire; a son, Kevin J. McGuire; a sister, Imogene Meade; two grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Memorial gifts may be given to the American Heart Association.
(April 24, 1999)

JOHN ROGERS SR.
PLAINVILLE - John F. Rogers Sr., 71, died at 3:11 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be conducted at a later date at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, who are handling the arrangements.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to James H. and Ethel (Cuvalier) Rogers. He married Helen J. Mertz on Nov. 21, 1960.
Rogers was a house painter.
Surviving are: his children, Zetta Eileen Holland, Plainville; Margaret Joan Rogers, Denver, Colo.; Christopher John Rogers and John Frances Rogers Jr., both of Manhattan, Kan. and Dianne Elizabeth Johnson, St. John, Kan.; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister.
(April 28, 1999)

EVELYN HARDWICK
LOOGOOTEE - Evelyn Lee Hardwick, 64, died Thursday morning at her residence.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1934, in Loogootee, to Robert and Bernice (Brown) Trego. They preceded her in death. Her husband, Shelby Hardwick, also preceded her in death.
Hardwick was a homemaker and St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Surviving are: a son, Mark Van Meter, Loogootee; two daughters, Jonell Yarger, Loogootee and Marla Holman, Rock Spring, Wyo.; three brothers, Ed Trego, Terre Haute; Gary Trego, Indianapolis and Tom Trego, Huber Heights, Ohio and seven grandchildren.
(April 29, 1999)

FUNERAL

REX BYRER
The funeral for Rex Byrer was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated.
Pallbearers were: Jeremy Wildman, Charles Harris, Scott Callison, Rance Norris, Marvin Byrer and Roy Byrer. Honorary pallbearers were Garrett Byrer and Lee Jones.


Obituaries and Funerals April 29, 1999

FUNERAL

LAWRENCE SHEPARD
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Lawrence J. Shepard with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: Bobbie Arnold, Ronnie Arnold, Mark Gill, Glen Gill, Steve Gill and Mark Auberry.


Obituaries and Funerals April 28, 1999
MARSHALL DANT
Marshall W. Dant, 66, 412 Meridith St., died at 2:25 p.m. Monday at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. He had been in failing health since October, 1998 and was seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
He was born in Montgomery, on July 17, 1932, to Beldas and Mary Jane (Grider) Dant. They preceded him in death. He married Gletus M. Byrer on Dec. 29, 1951 and she survives.
Dant worked for McCords for 20 years and the Design Institute of America in Jasper for 20 years. He was a lifetime community member and attended Barr-Reeve High School. He was also a St. Mary's Church member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Kathy Gaither, Washington and Marsha Clark, Bedford; a son, Roger Dant, Washington; eight grandchildren and five siblings, Pauline Kane, Ambrose P. Dant and Elizabeth Dillon, all of Washington; Nancy Truelove, Loogootee and Marion Dant, Montgomery.
He was also preceded in death by a son, who died in infancy in 1964; four brothers, George, Robert and William "Bill" Dant and John Grider and a sister, Alberta Higgins.
(April 26, 1999)

MARY HENRY
Mary Delores Henry, 58, 915 E. Main St., died at the Prairie Village Living Center Tuesday at 12:25 p.m.
Graveside services will be at the Bethany Cemetery Friday at 1:30 p.m. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Nov. 9, 1940, in Daviess County, to Charles Clifford and Myrtle Louise (Sheetz) Veale. She married Charles J. Henry in 1963 and he survives.
Henry was a Washington High School graduate.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Gala Wade, Washington; two sons, J.R. Henry, Wheatland and Jason Henry, Lebannon, Ind.; two grandchildren and three brothers, Walter Veale, Indianapolis; James Veale, Florida and Robert Veale, Las Vegas, Nev. She was preceded in death by a son and five brothers.
(April 27, 1999)

FUNERAL

OLENE MCKITTRICK
The funeral for Helen Olene McKittrick was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Westminister Presbyterian Church.
The Rev. Kathleen Weller officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Andrew McKittrick, David Gilliatt, Yancy Gill, Gary Blubaum, Mark Jones and Dr. David Gotwald.
Honorary pallbearers were: Maggie McKittrick, Jack Gill, Bruce Murdock and Gib Wilson.


Obituaries and Funerals April 27, 1999

NOTICE

CORONA WELDY
SHIPSHEWANA - Corona Mae (Haarer) Weldy, 85, died at 10:40 p.m. Saturday at the Carriage Manor Nursing Center, Goshen, where she had lived since April 1. She had been in failing health since September 1998.
Locally visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the First Mennonite Church, Montgomery. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with The Revs. Wesley Stoltzfus, William Yoder and Dale Stoll officiating. Burial will be at the First Mennonite Church, Montgomery.
(April 24, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MARJORIE ROBERTS
ELNORA - Marjorie Roberts, 67, died at 5:07 a.m. Monday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Odon. Interment will be in the Fairview Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and 10 a.m. until service time at the church on Friday.
She was born on Aug. 5, 1931, in Daviess County, to Walter H. and Hazel (Bower) Betchel. They preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Hazel Huff, on Feb. 16, 1991. She married Raymond Donald Roberts on Jan. 20, 1952 and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1977.
Roberts, a life long community resident, was on the cafeteria staff for 31 years with the North Daviess Schools. She retired in 1997. She was also a First Christian Church Odon and Elnora Homemakers Club member.
Surviving are: two sons, Tolman "Toby" and Kevin Roberts, both of Martinsville; six grandchildren and four brothers, Donald Betchel, Washington; Robert and John Betchel, both of Odon and William Betchel, London, Ohio.
Also, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Eugene Betchel.
(April 26, 1999)

GRACE WETZEL
RANCO MIRAGE, Calif. - Grace Trueblood Wetzel, 84, died April 18.
Memorial services are planned for May 6 in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
She was born on Feb. 14, 1914, in Washington, to Arthur H. and May (Ketcham) Trueblood. They preceded her in death. She married Walter L. Wetzel, formerly of Evansville. They were married for 61 years. He survives.
Surviving are: a daughter, Kay Wetzel Graham, Santa Barbara, Calif.; two grandchildren and a sister, Mary Jean Keith, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dr. Roger Trueblood Sr. and Ralph Trueblood.
(April 18, 1999)

FUNERAL

RUTH BROUILLETTE
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Ruth Ann Brouillette with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tom Green, Jim Green, Richard Green, Artie Brouillette, Curtis Smith, John Winkler and Jim Winkler.


Obituaries and Funerals April 26, 1999

NOTICE

MARJORIE ROBERTS
ELNORA - Marjorie Roberts, 67, died at 5:07 this morning at the Bloomington Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(April 26, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MARGARET ARVIN
GETZVILLE, N.Y. - Margaret Rowland Arvin, 89, died April 18 in Getzville, N.Y.
The body was cremated and there will be graveside funeral services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Peterís Catholic Cemetery, Montgomery. The Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1909, in Jackson, Ohio, to William and Jane (Hall) Rowland. She married Dr. Martin J. Arvin, on Aug. 17, 1936 and he preceded her in death on July 5, 1993.
Surviving are: two daughters, Jane Reynard, Getzville, N.Y. and Dr. Ann Arvin-Sherkmeister, Menlo Park, Calif.; a sister, Jane Midkiff, Phoenix, Ariz.; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a son, William Arvin.
(April 18, 1999)

REX BYRER
ODON - Rex Byrer, 75, died in the extended care unit at the Daviess Community Hospital Sunday at 4:20 p.m. He had been in failing health for six months and was seriously ill for a week.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the Odon American Legion Posts.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday.
He was born on March 7, 1924, to Perry and Rosa (Sprague) Byrer, in Daviess County. He married Myrtle Jones on May 17, 1950.
Byrer was a retired gauge designer having worked at Crane NSWC for 33 years. He was a life VFW Frank Roberts Post, Odon, member; World War II veteran serving in the Navy Sea Bee and was a First Christian Church, Odon, member. He was also a lifelong community resident.
Also surviving: two sons, Mark Byrer, Washington and Bobby Joe Byrer, Speedway; a daughter, Patty Wildman, Loogootee; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a sister, Nellie Norris, Washington.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Faye and Roy Byrer and two sisters, Esther Harris and Iva Senoff.
(April 25, 1999)

CORONA WELDY
SHIPSHEWANA - Corona Mae (Haarer) Weldy, 85, died at 10:40 p.m. Saturday at the Carriage Manor Nursing Center, Goshen, where she had lived since April 1. She had been in failing health since September 1998.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight and 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Riverview Mennonite Church, White Pigeon, Mich. The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church. The Revs. Glen Gingerich and Andy Eversole will officiate.
Locally visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the First Mennonite Church, Montgomery. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with The Revs. Wesley Stoltzfus, William Yoder and Dale Stoll officiating. Burial will be at the First Mennonite Church, Montgomery.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1914, in Midland, Mich., to William Henry and Fannie (Eash) Haarer. They preceded her in death. She married Paul F. Weldy on April 9, 1939. He preceded her in death on Nov. 18, 1969. She lived all her married life in Southern Indiana and from 1969 to 1988 in Florida and Kentucky. She had lived in the Shipshewana area as a girl and since 1988 in Northern Indiana.
Weldy was a homemaker and was a Riverview Mennonite Church, White Pigeon, Mich., member.
Surviving are: five daughters, Laura Kemp, Loogootee; Mary Emma Weaver, Middlebury; Lucy Frisinger, Watford City, N.D.; Ruth Eby, Bluntstown, Fla. and Martha Weldy, Akron, Pa.; a son, Harold Weldy, Cannelburg; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and six brothers, Sylvester, Leonard and Paul, all of Shipshewana; David, Dansville, Mich.; Samuel, White Pigeon, Mich. and William, Sarasota, Fla.
She was preceded in death by her stillborn daughter, Alice Marie Haarer; a grandson, Matthew Eby; a brother, Aldine Haarer and a sister, Mary Ellen Troyer.
Memorials may be made to the World Missionary Press.
(April 24, 1999)

LAWRENCE SHEPARD
KANKAKEE, Ill. - Lawrence J. Shepard, 79, former local resident, died at Mercy Hospital, Miami, Fla., Friday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Maryís Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a Christian wake following.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1920, in Washington, to Charles and Laura (Stumpp) Shepard. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Ellen Auberry on Feb. 3, 1940 and she preceded him in death in 1967. He later married Garnet Hoffman on April 26, 1969 and she preceded him in death in 1993.
Shepard was a retired pressman at Kankakee Journal newspaper and became a wood worker in home building after retiring from the newspaper. He had lived in Kankakee for many years, but had attended local schools. He had served in the U.S. Army during World War II in Europe. He was a St. Maryís Church member while living in the local area and was a St. Patrickís Kankakee, Ill. Church member. Also, he was a Knights of Columbus at Kankakee, Ill. member.
Surviving are a son, Dennis Hoffman, Miami Fla. and a sister, Lucille Gill, Seymour.
He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Ralph and Harold Shepard; two sisters, Regina Arnold and Mary Butt and a stepson, Howard Hoffman.
(April 23, 1999)

FUNERALS

JERRY POWELL
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Maryís Church for the funeral of for Jerry J. Powell. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. American Legion and VFW Honor Guard accorded guard of honor and presented the flag.

WILLIAM BROWNING
A mass was celebrated at noon Saturday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral William J. Browning. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. Johnís Cemetery. The pallbearers were: his sons, John, Jim, Jeff, Jay and Jerry Browning and a nephew, Phil Browning. The honorary pallbearers were: Erik, Chrissy, Justin, Kurt, Lindsey, Jaycie, Hallie and Brooke Browning, Lisha Fair and Adam Hunt, all his grandchildren.

EDGAR CONRAD
Funeral services for Edgar Charles Conrad was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Burial was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Terry Hightower officiated. Pallbearers were: Rob Conrad, Duane Conrad, Wayne Conrad, Edwin Conrad, Eugene Catlin and Buddy Dyer.


Obituaries and Funerals April 23, 1999

OLENE MCKITTRICK
Helen Olene McKittrick, 95, 1001 E. Bedford Road, died at 4:47 this morning at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Westminister Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Kathleen Weller will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Delta Theta Tau memorial services will be at 6 p.m. Monday.
She was born on March 19, 1904, in Daviess County, to Ollie O. and Katherine Ann (Henderson) Gilliatt. She married Dr. William ďDr. BillĒ O. McKittrick on May 7, 1944, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 19, 1950.
McKittrick, a Plainville High School and Indiana Central College graduate, served as an office receptionist and doctorís assistant to Dr. Bill McKittrick. She and her sister, Opal, owned and operated the Town Shoppe in the Peopleís Bank lobby in the 1950s, after his death. Also, she operated McKittrick Farms for 49 years after her husbandís death. She was Westminster Presbyterian Church member and a former elder there. Also, she was a secretary/treasurer of Womenís Association of Church; served as a Gray Lady at the Daviess County Hospital for many years; was patroness of Delta Theta Tau Sorority; was a Washington Garden Club member and was a 50 year Eastern Star member.
Surviving are: a grandson, William Michael McKittrick, Washington; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Dick Lenore Gill, Washington and a brother, Neal Gilliatt, Greenwih, Conn. She was also preceded in death by her stepson, Dr. Jack McKittrick and her sister, Opal Gilliatt.
(April 23, 1999)

RUTH BROUILLETTE
Ruth Ann Brouillette, 78, 520 S.E. Second St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 8:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Maryís Church. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery with Fr. Lowell Will officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Sunday. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Sunday. The Eagles Auxiliary will conduct memorial services at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born to John Edward and Harriet Belle (Downey) Green, on Aug. 9, 1920, in Loogootee. They preceded her in death. She married Paul Edmund Brouillette on June 11, 1938, and he preceded her in death on March 31, 1972.
Brouillette was a housewife and St. Maryís Church member. She was also a Charter member of the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary and had been active in previous years as a scout leader, in Red Cross/Pink Ladies and sold Avon for several years. She had been educated in Martin County schools.
Surviving are: a son, Paul E. Brouillette, Alexandria, Ala.; four daughters, Peggy Myers, Vincennes; Pam Smith, Martinsville; Connie Smoot, Erlanger, Ky. and Cindy Brouillette, Edgewood, Ky.; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Joe Green, Washington and a sister, Patty Dixon, Ocilla, Ga.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
Memorials may be given to St. Maryís Church Fund or to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(April 22, 1999)

FUNERAL

ROBERT BAUER
Funeral services for Robert Bauer were held Thursday at St. Johnís Lutheran Church, Dubois. The Pastor Tom Roberts officiated.
Pallbearers were Gene Klem, Mike Bauer, Gary Neukman, Donnie Neukman, Mark Walthan, Kenny Bauer, Greg Woody, Bill Lannon and Gary Trago.


Obituaries and Funerals April 22, 1999

LLOYD SALTER
BICKNELL - Lloyd Herman (Gantz) Salter, 84, died at the Petersburg Health Care Center Wednesday at 4:20 a.m.
The funeral will be Friday at 10 a.m. at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 N. Washington St., Bicknell. The Revs. Gary Cooper and Debbie Salters will officiate. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation is tonight from 4 to 8 at the chapel.
He was born to Charles and Elizabeth Ann (Wampler) Gantz on July 14, 1914, in Bicknell. He and Joe Salters, were reared in Frank E. Salter's home as brothers. He married Helen R. Orr on Sept. 15, 1934, in Lawrenceville, Ill. She survives.
Salter was retired from National Homes in Bicknell and worked in coal mining at the Sunshine Mine. He was also a Bicknell United Methodist Church member and lifetime Bicknell resident.
Also surviving are: his children, Lloyd G. Salters, Princeton and Diana K. Barnes, Petersburg; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son in infancy; a brother, Joe and a great-grandchild.
(April 21, 1999)

EDGAR CONRAD
NEWPORT- Edgar Charles Conrad, 93, formerly of Petersburg, died of heart failure Wednesday at 2:55 p.m. at the Vermillion Convalescent Center in Clinton.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Burial will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call at the funeral home Saturday from 10 a.m. until service time.
He was born July 5, 1905, in Petersburg to Harry and Frances (Tabor) Conrad. He married Dorothy Hendrickson in Jasper in 1925. She died July 8, 1994.
He was a pipefitter-steamfitter at Sinclair Refinery of East Chicago.
He was a member of the Lakeside Baptist Church in Cedar Lake.
He was survived by three sons, Edwin Conrad, Newport, Bobby Lee Conrad, Cedar Lake, and Dale Conrad, Kimberling, Mo.; a sister, Beulah Jean Dyer, Evansville, six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
A son and a daughter are deceased.
(April 21, 1999)

WILLIAM BROWNING
William Joseph Browning, 67, 812 W. VanTrees St., died Wednesday at 11:15 p.m. in the emergency room at the Daviess County Hospital. He had been in failing health since 1996, but death was unexpected.
Funeral services will be held at noon Saturday at St. Mary's Church. Officiating will be Fr. Lowell Will. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until the time of the funeral at Ed Lee Mortuary. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Friday.
He was born Oct. 14, 1931, in Daviess County to John H. and Dola M. (Brothers) Browning. He married Theresa E. McAtee on April 9, 1951, and she survives.
He was a lifetime resident of the community and graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1950. He was a retired truck driver for Gibco Trucking Co., and was currently working part time at Super Wash in Washington.
He was a member of St. Mary's Church where he sang in the choir.
Surviving are his wife; five sons, John Browning, Montgomery, Jim Browning, Jeff Browning, Jay Browning and Jerry Browning, all of Washington; a daughter, Beth Browning, Washington; three grandsons, four granddaughters, and a brother, James L. Browning, Washington.
One son, William Joseph Jr., and a brother, Daniel Browning are deceased.
(April 21, 1999)

BARBARA WALTER
COLUMBUS- Barbara Smiley Walter, 77, died Tuesday at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
Walter was born March 2, 1922, in Washington, to Dr. T. Charles and Mae (Kixmiller) Smiley. She married John C. Walter on July 3, 1944, and he survives.
She was an employee of Irwin Union Bank and Trust Co.
She graduated from Washington High School and Indiana University School of Business.
She was a member of the Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority and Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority.
Her husband and a son, Gary C. Walter, Dexter, Mich., survive.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Neurofibromatosis Foundation, 95 Pine St., New York, NY, 10005.
(April 20, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals April 21, 1999

JERRY POWELL
ELNORA - An investigation revealed Jerry J. Powell, 63, died in December in Greene County.
A memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church in Washington. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate. Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 18, 1935, in Vincennes, to Henry Lee and Zora Rosella (Evans) Powell. They preceded him in death.
Powell worked at Johnson Control in Vincennes. He was educated in Vincennes Schools and came to Daviess County in 1957. He had served three years in the U.S. Army and was an American Legion member. He was also a St. Mary's Church member.
Surviving are: his children, Jerry Lee Powell, Littleton, N.C.; Paula M. McDonald, Virginia Beach, Va. and Edward T. Powell, San Diego, Calif.; four grandchildren and a brother, Joe Pilk, Washington.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Washington Catholic School Endowment Fund.
(December 1998)

AUDREY MORIN
LOOGOOTEE - Audrey Morin, 71, died at 1:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Banks Funeral Home, Sullivan. The Rev. Burge will officiate with interment in the Westlawn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Surviving are a son, Larry Morin, Bedford; a daughter, Sharon Craven, Loogootee; a sister, Anna Belle Creager, Linton; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Morin and a grandson, Danny Hamilton.
(April 20, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals April 20, 1999

ROBERT BAUER
LOOGOOTEE - Robert M. Bauer, 62, died at 7:25 a.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the St. John's Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads, East of Haysville, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee.
He was on Jan. 23, 1937, in Martin County, to Elmer and Anna Marie (Hembree) Bauer. They preceded him in death.
He married Diane Craney on April 9, 1988 and she survives.
Bauer was a retired truck driver and restaurateur.
He was also a St. John's Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads East of Haysville and Washington Moose Club member.
Also surviving are: a son, Michael Bauer, Jasper; a brother, Jerry Bauer, Dover, Tenn.; a stepson, Perry James, Orleans, Ind.; a stepdaughter, Connie Norris, Loogootee; a granddaughter and a stepgranddaughter.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Richard Bauer; a sister, Margaret Bauer and a stepgranddaughter, Hope James.
(April 19, 1999)

WILLIAM HARTSBURG
SANDBORN - William J. Hartsburg, 77, died at 9:50 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins will officiate. Interment will be in the Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery. American Legion Post #245 and VFW Bicknell #3190 will conduct military rites. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born in Sullivan, on June 24, 1921, to John R. and Ethel (Hennon) Hartsburg. They preceded him in death. He married Sadie R. Reed on Aug. 31, 1944.
Hartsburg was a U.S. Air Force veteran serving in World War II and was a Lt. Colonel. He worked at Crane as a planner and estimater and also worked for 20 years with the Knox County Water Inc. as a superintendent and board of directors member. He was affiliated with Salem United Church of Christ, VFW Bicknell #3190, American Legion Post #245 of Elnora and Retired Air Force Reserve Officers Association.
Surviving are: his children, Michael Hartsburg, Sandborn; Diane Kirchoff, Plainfield and Jane Wheeler, Westphalia; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a brother, James "Ruddy" Hartsburg, Michigan City. He was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
(April 18, 1999)

FUNERAL

ROY CONNAUGHTON
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral for Roy J. Connaughton. Frs. David Martin and Lowell Will were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: Steve Connaughton, Justin Connaughton, Blaine Kalberer, Charles Bledsoe, Jim Templin and Robert McAtee. Honorary pallbearers were: Jim Steimel, Don Brown and Dale Moody.


Obituaries and Funerals April 19, 1999

NOTICE

ROBERT BAUER
LOOGOOTEE - Robert M. Bauer, 62, died this morning at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee.
(April 19, 1999)

OBITUARIES

HAZLE BUBENZER
VINCENNES -Hazle I. Bubenzer, 83, formerly of Freelandville, died at 8:10 a.m. Sunday in Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Gordon E. Utt Freelandville Chapel.
The Rev. Robert Taylor will officiate.
Burial will be made in the Morris Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and before services Wednesday.
She was born in Bruceville, on Aug. 6, 1915, to Leo and Margaret Phillipee Hamke. They preceded her in death.
She married Printes Ray Singelton on Dec. 24, 1933 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 13, 1979. She then married Ernest Bubenzer on July 30, 1983 and he survives.
Bubenzer, a Freelandville High School graduate, was a member of the Bethel United Church of Christ in Freelandville, the Women's Guild, Willing Workers Sunday School class and the Research Club.
Surviving are: four sons, Paul Singelton, Bruceville; Wayne Singelton, West Lafayette; Randall Singelton, Oaktown and Warren Singelton, Tucson, Ariz.; two daughters, Marty Roby, Terre Haute and Mary Wright, Indianapolis; two stepsons, Gary Bubenzer, Madison, Wis. and Don Bubenzer, Kent, Ohio; three sisters, Helen Strahley, Shoals; Mildred Plummer, Sandborn and Freida Held, Vincennes; a brother, George Hamke, Indianapolis; six grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
A brother preceded her in death.
If friends desire memorials may be made to the North Knox Scholarship Fund, Morris Chapel Church or Bethel United Church of Christ.
(April 18, 1999)

MARY GARDNER
WINTER HAVEN, Fla. - Mary L. Gardner, 71, died at her residence Friday.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Lane-Holt Funeral Home Chapel, 233 N. Ninth St., Haines City, Fla.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. until 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
She was born in Coalmont, Ind. on June 28, 1927.
Gardner was a homemaker. She was a Baptist faith and Eastern Star, Elnora, member.
She came to Winter Haven from Jasonville, Ind. in 1982.
Surviving are: four sons, Virgil A. Gardner, Jasonville; Phelix M. Gardner, Haines City, Fla.; Roy R. Gardner, Dallas, Texas and John R. Gardner, Jacksonville, Fla.; a sister, Martha M. Rehmel, Plainville; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Phelix Gardner and her parents, Virgil Oliver and Mildred Liston Rehmel Culbertson.
(April 16, 1999)

LAURA LAMB WOODS
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa - Laura Ellen (Copeland) Lamb Woods, 76, formerly of Elnora and Mooresville, died Friday at 3 a.m.
Funeral services were today in Iowa.
She was born to Ed and Delphia (Wilson) Copeland, on March 31, 1923. They preceded her in death.
Surviving are: her husband, Arch; a son, Damon; two grandsons; two halfsisters and a halfbrother of Florida.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry, in September 1990; two brothers, Harlen Hindman and Charles Kindred and a sister, Hilda LaBeff.
(April 16, 1999)

HELEN BATEMAN
Helen Elizabeth Bateman, 79, 421 Cosby St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 6 a.m.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel will be in charge of arrangements.
She was born on March 2, 1920, in Daviess County, to Henry and Ruby (Potts) Nail. She married Lester James Bateman in 1936 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 1987.
Bateman was a retired UniRoyal employee. She had attended Washington Schools. She was also a VFW Auxiliary and Women of the Moose member.
Surviving are: three sons, Larry and Phillip Bateman, both of Washington and James L. Bateman, Lanesville and nine grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Robinson and a brother, Thomas Wm. Nail.
(April 17, 1999)

CRYSTAL KING
MITCHELL - Crystal Nicole King, 9, died at the Hospitality House in Bedford this weekend.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Ferguson and Lee Funeral Home in Bedford.
Visitation will be tonight from 4 to 9 at the funeral home.
She was born in Indianapolis on Dec. 27, 1989, to William Trent and Kimberly King, Mitchell.
Surviving are: a brother, William Zachary King, Mitchell; grandparents, Danny and Carol Strunk, Montgomery; William and Sharon King, Mitchell and Jim and Glenda Staley, Florida.
(April 1999)

FUNERALS

MARJORIE CAMPBELL
The funeral for Marjorie N. (Boger) Campbell was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Terry Boger and Phillip Boger officiated with interment in the Augusta Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ronnie Cox, Gary Cox, Roger Cox, Bill Cox, Alvin Cox and Chad Boger.

ANNA CHEW
The funeral for Anna E. Chew was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick officiated.
Pallbearers were: Mike Shera, LeRoy Selby, Jeff Loechle, Darrell Selby, Jim Monce and Wendall Harbin.

HAROLD MATTESON
The funeral for Harold Matteson was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor David Fish officiated with interment at the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman.
Pallbearers were: Marty Matteson, Mark Straw Sr., Tom Matteson, Mark Straw Jr., Rodney Matteson and Chib Bartlett.

MABEL COX
The funeral for Mabel Cox was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Bert Duckmall officiated.
Pallbearers were: Mike Switzer, Paul Cox, Mike Sherfick, Roger Abel, Alex Sherfick and Kert Sheetz.


Obituaries and Funerals April 17, 1999

ROY CONNAUGHTON
Roy Joseph Connaughton, 65, 2203 W. Nat.'l Hwy., died of natural causes at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital Emergency Room. Death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simon's Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. There will be a Christian wake service at 5 p.m. Sunday. The K of C will pray a rosary at 7 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on May 11, 1933, in Montgomery, to William Dexter and Elizabeth (Ash) Connaughton. They preceded him in death. He married Barbara Jean Palmer on June 30, 1956, and she preceded him in death on Jan. 13, 1994.
Connaughton was a Retail Merchants Association member, Sherman's Department Store manager from 1957 to 1964, Connaughton's Men Store owner from 1964 to 1969 and was retired as sales representative for Metro Insurance Co. He had lived most of his life in the community and was a Washington Catholic High School (WCHS) graduate. He was a St. Simon's Church member since 1935, and he was active in various church activities. He served as coordinator of communion services, was a Sacristan, hospital Eucharistic minister and lector at the masses. Also, he was a Knights of Columbus member having served as a past grand knight.
Furthermore, he was past St. Simon's PTO president, served 2 1/2 terms on St. Simon's School Board, which was the first elected school board in the Evansville Diocese. He also received several awards: K of C Laetare Award, Brute Society Award in 1993 and Key Club Award in 1977. He was as time keeper and announcer for WCHS basketball games for 25 years. He served in the U.S. Army in France from 1953 to 1955.
Surviving are: his children, Kathy Connaughton and Susan Wininger, both of Washington; two grandchildren and a brother, Robert Connaughton, Washington.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Kevin, a brother and three sisters.
(April 15, 1999)

CHARLES ROBBINS
Private funeral services for Charles S. Robbins were conducted Friday at the Harris Funeral Home. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton officiated.


Obituaries and Funerals April 16, 1999

NOTICE

ROY CONNAUGHTON
Roy J. Connaughton, 65, 2203 W. Nat.'l Hwy., died at 5:45 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(April 15, 1999)

OBITUARIES

MABEL COX
SHOALS - Mabel I. Cox, 82, died at Gentlecare of Loogootee Thursday at 5 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Eastern Star services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born in Martin County, on Jan. 30, 1917, to Lucy H. and Oscar D. Sherfick. She married H. Eugene Cox in Huntingburg in April 1947. He preceded her in death.
Cox was disabled from Crane, was a housewife and was educated at Shoals High School. She was also a Shoals United Methodist, Eastern Star, Psi Iota Xi Sorority and Tri Kappa member.
Surviving are: a son, James Cox, French Lick and a brother, Ralph Sherfick, Loogootee.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Danny Cox.
(April 15, 1999)

FUNERALS

CAMILLA HEALY
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Camilla S. Healy. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Douglas Riester, Scott Riester, Barry Riester and nephews, Mike Donahue, Lowell Smith and Ralph Smith.

HENRY RABER
The funeral for Henry Raber was at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the family residence with home ministers officiating. Interment was in the Wagler Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jake Knepp, Richard Knepp, Ezra Wagler and Marvin Swartzentruber.

FORREST BOWMAN
The funeral for Forrest L. Bowman was at 10:30 this morning at Gill Chapel. Bro. Jerry Harbstreit officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Full military rites were accorded by the American Legion and VFW at graveside. Pallbearers were: David Matteson, Rick Howard, Bill Mowery, Mike Healy, Bill Healy and Melvin James.

VIRGINIA CUTSHALL
Funeral services for Virginia Cutshall were at the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum Thursday at 11 a.m. Dennis R. McClure officiated.

Obituaries and Funerals April 15, 1999

ANNA CHEW
PETERSBURG - Anna E. Chew, 80, died of heart failure at the Good Samaritan Hospital Wednesday at 10:22 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County, on Sept. 14, 1918, to Charles and Nellie (Mosby) Selby. She married Delbert Chew and he survives.
Chew was a Methodist church, Eastern Star, Greenburg; Rebeccas and Women of the Moose, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Debbie Loechle, Greensburg and Nancy Endsley, Huntington; two brothers, Leroy Selby, Petersburg and Darrell Selby, North Carolina; three sisters, Georgia Woods and Fonda Cox, both of Petersburg and LaVerne Harbin, Villa Grove, Ill.; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
(April 15, 1999)

MARJORIE CAMPBELL
PETERSBURG - Marjorie N. (Boger) Campbell, 71, died of heart failure at the Wirth Hospital in Oakland City.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. Rev. Terry Boger and Phillip Boger will officiate with interment in the Augusta Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County, on Feb. 12, 1928, to Ollie and Edna (Cox) Gillie. Her mother survives in New Albany. She married Harold Campbell.
Surviving are: two sons, Phillip Boger, Lynnville and the Rev. Terry Boger, Hardinsburg; four brothers, Ronnie Cox, New Albany; Roger, Gary and Alvey Odell Cox, all of Fort Worth, Texas; a halfbrother, Bill Cox, Illinois; two sisters, Emma Hall, Alabama and Betty Lou Holhauser, St. Louis, Mo. and four grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gene and Jerry Gillie.
(April 14, 1999)

HAROLD MATTESON
PETERSBURG - Harold Matteson, 79, died of heart failure at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Wirth Regional Hospital in Oakland City.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor David Fish will officiate with interment at the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman. Graveside services will be by the Petersburg VFW. Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m. until services.
He was born on March 31, 1920, in Pike County, to William C. and Bessie (Clark) Matteson. He married Julia F. Selby and she survives.
Matteson was a heavy equipment operator with the Civil Service. He was an Army World War II veteran. Also, he was a Seventh Day Adventist Church and VFW Petersburg lifetime member.
Also surviving are: a son, Timophy E. Matteson, Petersburg; a daughter, Sheila D. Straw, Washington; four brothers, Hilbert Matteson, Petersburg; Noble and Eugene Matteson, both of Washington and Alfred Matteson, Phoenix, Ariz.; a sister, Jewell Flint, Petersburg; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Mable O'Neill.
(April 14, 1999)

FUNERAL

ADA GEE
The funeral for Ada "Pansy" Gee was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pastor Mark Otero officiated. Pallbearers were: Chuck Stone, Cory Johnson, John Truelove, John Gabhart, Greg Emmons, Don Doane, Harold Sipes and Merrill Bateman.

Obituaries and Funerals April 14, 1999

NOTICE

JESS RUMBLE
A graveside service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. for Jess F. Rumble in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Family and friends will meet at the Fellowship Hall of the First United Methodist Church after the service.

OBITUARIES

FORREST BOWMAN
GLENDALE - Forrest L. Bowman, 64, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Emergency Room Tuesday at 12:33 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday until service time.
He was born on Jan. 8, 1935, in Daviess County, to Charles A. and Julia E. (Shanks) Bowman. He married Carol Healy on June 12, 1986 and she survives in Montgomery.
Bowman was retired after serving 19 years as a city employee. He had attended Daviess County Schools and was a Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints member. Also, he was an Army veteran, Eagles, VFW and Washington Saddle Club member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Elaine Bowman, Washington; a son, Mark Bowman, Washington; three stepsons, Lester and Terry Zigler, both of Washington and Robert Zigler, Columbus, Ind.; three grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; a sister, Rosemary Blair, Winslow and two brothers, Harlan and Paul Bowman, both of Washington.
He was preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
(April 13, 1999)

PRESTON WINT
TELL CITY - Preston Earl Wint, 76, died at 7:57 p.m. Monday at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Tell City.
The funeral will be at the Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home Friday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Ben Keckler will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenwood Cemetery, Tell City.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and begins at 10 a.m. until services at the funeral home. There will be a Loyal Order of the Moose #1424 service at 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 18, 1922, in Perry County, to Frank and Elizabeth (Huff) Wint. They preceded him in death. He married Frankie Ziegelgruber on Nov. 27, 1947 and she survives.
Wint retired on April 18, 1987 from General Electric in Tell City after 40 years of service. He was a Loyal Order of the Moose #1424 member for 50 years and Evangelical United Church of Christ, Tell City, member. He was also a contributor to area athletics as a member of the Tell City Grays and Tell City High School sports. He was an announcer for the American Legion and high school baseball. He was a Football Chain Gang member. He founded the Old Timers Game and Horseshoe Pitching facility.
Also surviving are: two sons, Tom Wint, New Albany and David Wint, Southfield, Mich.; a daughter, Ruthanne Burkhart, Plainville and five grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Otis and Harold Wint.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Evangelical United Church of Christ or to a favorite charity.
(April 12, 1999)

KENNETH FOX
SHOALS - Kenneth W. Fox, 58, died at Gentlecare in Loogootee Monday at 6:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the West Shoals Wesleyan Church. Interment will be in the South Martin Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday at West Shoals Wesleyan Church.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1941, in Jasper, to Woodrow W. and Lorena (Street) Fox. They preceded him in death. He married Sheilda J. Combs on Nov. 10, 1995, in Martin County. She survives.
Fox was a Loogootee Sons of American Legion Post 120, Shoals Eagles and West Shoals Wesleyan Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Mickael W. Fox, Loogootee; a daughter, Cathy Moulton, Washington; five stepsons, Richard Hoffman, Loogootee; Chadd Erwin, Jasper; Vernon "Nut" Holt Jr., Shoals; Raymond Sanders, Indiana and Billy Holt, Phoenix, Ariz.; a stepdaughter, Rhonda Holt, Shoals; three sisters, Darlene Rees, Jasper; Carla Burnine, Eddinburgh and Brenda Chapplow, Hope, Ind.; five brothers, John and Gary Fox, both of Loogootee; Erwin, Jeff and Mark Fox, all of Shelbyville; four grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by: a son, David "Swompy" Fox; two brothers and two sisters.
(April 12, 1999)

CHARLES ROBBINS
PETERSBURG - Charles S. "Little Chuck" Robbins, 53, died of heart failure at 4:46 p.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Private funeral services are planned with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton will officiate.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
He was born in Indianapolis, on June 23, 1945, to Lorraine Ruth Green Robbins. His stepfather, Charles Bostick, survives in Petersburg.
Robbins was a retired boilermaker from Local #374 and was a Moose Lodge member in Petersburg.
Also surviving are: four brothers, Roy Bostick, Petersburg; Richard Robbins, Oakland City; James Robbins, Indianapolis and Robert Bostick, Aurora and a sister, Mary Brown, Petersburg.
(April 13, 1999)

FUNERAL

STELLA BEST
The funeral for Estella "Stella" L. Best was at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Newton, Erik Newton, Matthew Newton, Jim Best, David Standeford and Jim Standeford.

Obituaries and Funerals April 13, 1999

ADA GEE
Ada "Pansy" Gee, 66, Washington, died at 10:43 a.m. Monday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1932, in Martin County, to Vertis and Cora (Chastain) Taylor. They preceded her in death.
Gee was a homemaker.
Surviving are two daughters, Dianne Truelove, Shoals and Joyce Cunnington, Mitchell; two sons, Paul Dean Gee, Shoals and Michael D. Gee, Evansville; seven grandchildren; two sisters, Alice Bateman and Shirley Emmons, Washington and two brothers, Hubert Taylor, Loogootee and Ernest Taylor, Shoals.
She was also preceded in death by Connie and Herman Taylor, who were brothers.
(April 12, 1999)

HENRY RABER
MONTGOMERY - Henry Raber, 83, died at his residence Monday at 8:05 a.m.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the family residence with home ministers officiating. Interment will be in the Wagler Cemetery.
Calling began Monday at the family residence. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on July 12, 1915, in Daviess County, to Joseph and Barbara (Knepp) Raber. He married Lydia Lengacher on Dec. 8, 1936 and she survives.
Raber was a farmer and Old Order Amish Church member.
Also surviving are: five daughters, Marie Yoder, Washington; Wilma Graber, Odon; Sarah Lengacher, Loogootee; Anna Mae Stoll and Corene Graber, both of Montgomery; eight sons, Herbert Raber, Loogootee; John Raber, Milroy, Ind.; Joseph, Amos, Henry Jr., Victor, Fred and Loren Raber, all of Montgomery; 88 grandchildren; 145 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Ida Wagler and Martha Graber, both of Odon and five brothers, William Raber, Odon; John, Jerome, Alva and Herbert Raber, all of Montgomery.
He was preceded in death by a son, David; six grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and two sisters.
(April 12, 1999)

CAMILLA HEALY
Camilla S. Healy, 87, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home. She was in failing health for six weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Simon's Church. Interment will be at the St. John's Cemetery with Fr. David Martin.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. There will be a Christian wake service at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The Knights of St. John Auxiliary will have a memorial service at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born in Terre Haute, on March 21, 1912, to Henry S. and Jenny Smith. They preceded her in death. She married Hubert M. Healy on June 2, 1931 and he preceded her in death on May 25, 1968.
Healy ran the snack shop for 25 years with her husband and also worked at the Jay C Store for 10 years. Furthermore, she worked at Reliance Mfg. and was a St. Simon's Church member. She was a Knights of St. John Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary member. Also, she was educated in St. Simon's School.
Surviving are her children, Betty L. Sneed, Washington; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson and a sister, Mary Ellen Worrell, Nashville, Ind.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Linda McDaniel; three sisters, Marie Riney, Julia McGee and Gladys, who died in infancy and a brother, Russell Smith.
(April 11, 1999)

VIRGINIA CUTSHALL
Virginia May Cutshall, 76, Washington, died at 11:55 p.m. Monday at the Crestview Nursing Home, Vincennes.
Graveside services will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum Thursday at 11 a.m.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
She was born on Jan. 13, 1923, in Knox County, to Roy and Ona (Dinkens) O'Dell. She married Ralph L. Cutshall and he preceded her in death in July 1985.
Cutshall was a personnel clerk for 30 years at Hoover Precision Prod. and retired in 1993. She was also a Central Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Rex R. Cutshall, Vincennes; a grandchild and a sister, Wilma J. Kirchoff, Vincennes.
(April 12, 1999)

RUSSELL FEGAN
CAMBRIDGE CITY - Russell F. Fegan, 89, died after a brief illness March 23 at Oakridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Richmond.
Funeral services were March 27 at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Cambridge City with Fr. John Luerman officiating. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City. Waskom Capitol Hill Chapel in Cambridge City was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Jan. 2, 1910, in Loogootee, to Herschel M. and Ellen (Hunter) Fegan and had lived in the Cambridge City area over 70 years.
Fegan was a woodworker and had been employed by Heim Casket Company of Cambridge City for 32 years and had retired from Kemper Brothers in Richmond, where he had been a union steward. He was an air raid warden for civil service during World War II and was a St. Elizabeth Catholic Church member in Cambridge City.
Surviving are: a son, Russell G. Fegan, Cambridge City; two daughters, Patricia A. Carey, Cambridge City and Marian Parks, Williamsport, Ohio; three sisters, Sister Eileen Fegan, Terre Haute; Juanita Beyers, Zionsville and Helen Jaeger, Laguna Hills, Calif.; a brother, Joseph Fegan, Loogootee; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Luella M. Fegan, July 12, 1987; two brothers, Bobby and Cosmas Fegan; a sister, Lenora Hogan and a great-great-granddaughter.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Elizabeth Catholic Church.
(March 23, 1999)


FUNERALS

THELMA VIEKE
The funeral for Thelma Boyd Vieke was at 2 today at the Bruceville Christian Church. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville, was in charge of arrangements. The pallbearers were: Jeff Tilly, Bert Goodwin, Gordon Hill, Dusty Boyd, Mike Hill and Barry Goodman.

GERTRUDE DANT
A mass was celebrated at St. Mary's Church Monday at 10 a.m. for the funeral of Gertrude Dant. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The pallbearers were: Pat Dant, Rodney Dant, Ryan Dant, Stuart Southerland, Lee Hoefling and Grant Chambers.
In addition to the organization listed in her obituary, she was a charter member and past president of the local Delta Kappa Gamma Society.

Obituaries and Funerals April 12, 1999

NOTICE

CAMILLA HEALY
Camilla Healy, 87, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at 6:20 p.m. Sunday at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(April 11, 1999)

HENRY RABER
MONTGOMERY - Henry Raber, 83, died at his residence this morning at 8:05.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Wednesday at the family residence with interment in the Wagler Cemetery.
Calling begins tonight at the family residence from 4 to 6. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(April 12, 1999)


OBITUARIES

EMERSON SOLAND
INDIANAPOLIS - Dr. Emerson Joseph Soland, 89, died in Carmel Saturday at Manor Care at SummerTrace Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Christ the King Catholic Church, of which he was a member. Burial will be in Oakland Memorial Gardens, Fishers.
Calling is from 4 to 8 tonight in Flanner & Buchanan Broad Ripple Mortuary.
He was born on April 7, 1910, in Indianapolis.
Soland was a longtime optometrist and 1932 Northern Illinois College of Optometry graduate. He was in private practice in Indianapolis for more than 50 years, retiring in 1982. He was a member of the Central Indiana Optometrists Association and past president and member of the American Academy of Optometry, Omega Delta and Beta Sigma Kappa.
He served on the board of directors of Merchants Capital Corp. and was president of E.S. Optical Co. He was founder and grand knight of the Knights of Columbus Infant of Prague Council and past grand knight of the Plus X K of C Council 3433.
He was the oldest past exalted ruler, 60-year and life member of the Elks Club of Indiana. He was also past president of the Westside Lions Club and Sertona Club.
During World War II, he was in charge of eye safety for Indiana industries and in 1945 he conducted vision seminars at Purdue University for the state optometrist.
Soland was president of the Youth Advisory Council of Marion County in 1958 and was an appointee to the Indiana Governor's Executive Committee for Youth.
Surviving are: his wife, Elizabeth "Betty" (Kidwell) Soland, former area resident; two daughters, Gretchen Logan and Mary Jane Finneran; four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church; St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Memphis, Tenn. or to a favorite charity or school.
(April 10, 1999)

BEULAH ROWE
BICKNELL - Beulah May Rowe, 84, died at the Bicknell Rehab Center Sunday at 5:20 a.m.
There will be no visitation or service. The casket will be entombed in the Mausoleum at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1914, in Terre Haute, to Elmer and Nancie Jones. She married William Privett and he preceded her in death. She later married James Rowe and he preceded her in death on May 16, 1996.
Rowe was a Bicknell Church of the Nazarene member.
Surviving are two sons, Joe Privett, Washington and Howard Privett, Northern Indiana; eight grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
(April 11, 1999)

THELMA VIEKE
BRUCEVILLE - Thelma Boyd Vieke, 86, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday at 11:35 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Bruceville Christian Church. The Rev. Glenn Turner will officiate.
Visitation is tonight from 4 to 8 at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. The casket will be taken to the Church at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on May 28, 1912, in Dubois, to Christopher and Anna (Pfaffenberger) Kalb. She married Wesley Earl Boyd and he preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1952. She then married Raymond Vieke, who died in 1991.
Vieke was retired from Bilskie Farm Supply and had been a Bruceville area resident since 1945. She was a Bruceville Christian Church member, where she had been a Sunday School teacher for 40 years as well as past president of CWF of the church and had been a church elder.
Surviving are: a daughter, Joyce Hill, Bruceville; a son, Jim Boyd, Bruceville; two sisters, Leona Nonte, Dubois and Irma Conrad, French Lick; five grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
(April 10, 1999)

GEORGE HARTY
SHOALS - George L. Harty, 76, died at 5 a.m. Sunday at his residence.
There will be no funeral services and burial will be at a later date.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home with rosary at 8:15 p.m. and military services by the Shoals VFW to follow.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1922, in Muncie, to George and Pearl (King) Harty. They preceded him in death. His wife, Deirdree, survives.
Harty was Shoals Town Marshall from 1979 to 1985 and owned and operated Maple Grove Nursing Home in Muncie from 1974 to 1977. He was a life member of the Muncie VFW, World War II Army Veteran, where he was with 694th Field Artillery Battalion, serving 15 months of combat in the Pacific stationed in Guinea, Luzon. He also received a World War II Victory Medal and three bronze stars.
Also surviving are: a son, Noel Dale Harty, Shoals; a daughter, Dawn Marie Rubinstein, East Petersburg, Pa.; two grandchildren; he helped rear, Royal Harty, Valparaiso and Janet Pilenak, Georgia; four sisters, Mrytle Long, Sonya Patterson and Pearl Brown, all of Muncie and Rosemary Swift, Parker City and four brothers, John and Ronnie Harty, both of Muncie; Bill Harty, Jeffersonville and Larry Harty, Florida.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Daniel and Willard Harty.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church in Shoals.
(April 11, 1999)

NORA CANNON
MARTINSVILLE - Nora Catherine Mills Cannon, 100, formerly of Loogootee, died Friday evening at the Grandview Convalescent Center, Martinsville.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. today at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee, with burial in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
She was born on April 23, 1898, in Harrison County, Mo., to Thomas James and Regina Catherine (Higdon) Mills.
She married Herbert S. Cannon and he preceded her in death in 1955.
Cannon was a homemaker and Loogootee United Methodist Church member for over 75 years.
Surviving are: two grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; a stepdaughter, Doris Burress, Martinsville; a stepgranddaughter; nine stepgreat-grandchildren; 18 step-great-great-grandchildren; a stepgreat-great-great-grandchild and several nieces and nephews including locally: Earl Mills and Jean (Mills) Ellis, both of Loogootee and Eileen Nolan, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Marlin Herbert Cannon in 1976; two brothers and a sister.
(April 10, 1999)

RONALD CUNNINGHAM
MOORESVILLE - Ronald Lee Cunningham, 63, died Saturday in Winter Haven (Fla.) Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Carlisle & Son Funeral Chapel, Mooresville. Interment will be in White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville.
Calling will be from 9 a.m. until service time Friday at the chapel.
He was born on Aug. 29, 1935, in Plainville, to Garland and Joy (Clinton) Cunningham. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington. He married Helen F. Page on March 21, 1959 and she survives.
Cunningham was a captain for US Airways retiring in 1990 after 29 years of service.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Lisa K. Cunningham, Indianapolis and a brother, Richard E. Cunningham, Terre Haute.
(April 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

STELLA WEATHERS
The funeral for Stella V. Weathers was at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman. Pastor Robert W. Koenig officiated. Pallbearers were: Ed Gladish, Mark Weathers, Billy Joe Like, Reed Weathers, Brian Weathers and Joe Wilson.

MARY EDWARDS
The funeral for Mary Ellen (Clement) Edwards was April 2. Pallbearers were: Kyle L. Myers, Zackary S. Myers, Russell Bulger, Randall Phillips, Charles Safford and Randall Stout.

Obituaries and Funerals April 10, 1999

GERTRUDE DANT
Gertrude Dant, 97, Washington, died at Hillside Manor Nursing Home Thursday at 11:24 p.m. She had been in failing health for the last three months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Mary's Church, Washington. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. There will be a Christian Wake service at 7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on July 23, 1901, in Perry County, to Benjamin H. and Catherine (Polk) Thresher. She married Louis A. Dant on May 29, 1926 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 11, 1957.
Dant, an Indiana State Teacher's College and Indiana University graduate, was a teacher in Indiana high schools and served for 25 years in Washington schools before retiring. She was a St. Mary's Church member and came to Daviess County after her marriage. She organized the local branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) in 1952 and after her retirement in 1975 she organized the Daviess County Humane Society and served as it's head until becoming ill.
She was also a Classical Club, Indiana State Teacher's Association, Daughter of the American Revolution, American Genealogical Society, Nelson County Historical Society, Ancestral Trails Historical Society, St. Mary's County, Maryland Historical Society and Betsy Ross Home Economics Club member.
Surviving are 10 grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by: a son, Louis Dant Jr.; a stepson, Howard Dant and a daughter, Eleanor Southerland.
(April, 8, 1999)

HENRIETTA WALKER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Henrietta Walker with Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. The pallbearers were member of the family.

DIANE KORDES
LOOGOOTEE - Diane M. Kordes, 56, died of an apparent heart attack at 7:35 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born on Jan. 18, 1943, in LaSalle, Ill., to Lawrence Sobkowiak and Lucille Sobkowiak Mankowski. Her father survives in LaSalle, Ill.
Kordes was a homemaker and St. John Catholic Church member in Loogootee.
Surviving are: two daughters, Nicole Altmeyer, Loogootee and Lauren Roach, Vincennes; two sisters, Joann Nichols, Terre Haute and Barbara Pirc, Meridian, Idaho; her former husband, Joe Kordes, Loogootee and four grandchildren.
(April 8, 1999)

STELLA BEST
Estella "Stella" Lavern Best, 90, Rt. 1 Box 191, Oak Grove Road, died at 4:59 a.m. Friday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Eastern Star service will be at 6 p.m. Monday.
She was born to Oliver Morton Standeford and Meadia A. Morton, on June 2, 1908, in Daviess County. She married Charles Lindy on Sept. 5, 1928 and he preceded her in death. She later married James Howard Best on Nov. 26, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1971.
Best was a retired telephone operator serving for 29 years. She had attended Longfellow School and was a Maysvile United Methodist Church member. Also, she was an Eastern Star and Hoosier Pioneers of Retired Telephone Operators member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Rebecca Newton, Washington; two grandsons and a great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jack Lindy; two sisters and two brothers.
(April 9, 1999)

ROBERT JOHNSON
HOHENWALD, Tenn. - Robert "Bob" L. Johnson, 75, died on April 5 at Centennial Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.
He was born on March 13, 1924, in Washington, to Leo and Helen Johnson, Washington. They preceded him in death.
Johnson, a 1942 Washington High School graduate, was a World War II veteran as a pilot in the Pacific. His business career started with U.S. Rubber in Washington followed by assignments in Mississippi and Tennessee, where he retired in 1989, as vice president of facility and engineering with the DANA Co. He was also a Hohenwald United Methodist Church and VFW Chapter 127 member.
Surviving are: his wife, Nancy (Lobeck) Johnson, formerly of Washington; three sons; a daughter; seven grandchildren; a sister, Eleanor Dial, Lima, Ohio and two brothers, Leo Johnson Jr., Washington and Ed Johnson, Tampa, Fla.
(April 5, 1999)

FUNERAL

BARBARA FREEMAN
Funeral services for Barbara Freeman were held Thursday at 2 p.m. at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial was at Pleasant Valley Cemetery. The Rev. Curtis Burg officiated.
Pallbearers were Mark Tedrow, John Wininger, John D. Wininger, Steve Wininger, Mike McBride and Roger Sanders.

Obituaries and Funerals April 9, 1999

NOTICES

GERTRUDE DANT
Gertrude T. Dant, 97, 211 West Walnut St., died at Hillside Manor Nursing Home Thursday at 11:24 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(April, 8, 1999)

STELLA BEST
Stella Best, 90, Rt. 1, died at 4:59 this morning at the Washington Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(April 9, 1999)

OBITUARIES

STELLA WEATHERS
PETERSBURG - Stella V. Weathers, 93, died of heart failure at her son's residence Wednesday at 11 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the White River Chapel Cemetery, Bowman. Pastor Robert W. Koenig will officiate.
Visitation will be tonight from 4 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1905, in Pike County, to Green W. and Maud Zora (Gladish) Reed. She married Curtis Weathers on Nov. 10, 1926 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 26, 1990.
Weathers was an Alford United Methodist Church member and former Eastern member.
Surviving are three sons, David A. Weathers, Petersburg; Owen M. Weathers, Louisville and John A. Weathers, Charlotte, N.C.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
(April 7, 1999)

JESSE WININGER
EVANSVILLE - Jesse S. Wininger, 72, died of internal bleeding at St. Mary's Medical Center on April 1.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Alexander Funeral Home North Chapel. The Revs. Dale Maddux and Tim Judd officiated with burial in Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery, with military rites.
Wininger was retired in 1986, after 34 years with Sears as an auto mechanic and service manager. He was a World War II Army veteran and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1114, Eagles and Owls member.
Surviving are: Mary Wininger, Evansville; a daughter, Carol Jones, Evansville; a son, Jesse, Evansville; four sisters, Joy Floyd, Patty Troutman, Susie Hill and Sara Guy, all of Washington; six brothers, Bob, Doug, Dick and Phillip, all of Washington; Randy, California and Bruce, Florida and four grandchildren.
(April 1, 1999)


FUNERALS

MARY EDWARDS
The funeral for Mary Ellen (Clement) Edwards was April 2 at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Interment was in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery.

DWIGHT DAVIS
The funeral for Dwight Davis, Loogootee, was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. The Rev. Debbie Davis officiated. Interment was in the Goodwill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Marty Davis, Larry Davis, John D. Wagler, John Allen, Darrell Neville and Tom Clifton.

IVAN ORENDER
The funeral for Ivan "Bud" Orender was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bro. Richard Smith officiated. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kelly Wadsworth, Doug Wadsworth, Kevin Moorehead, Brian Mosier, Alan Orender and Wendy Work.

Obituaries and Funerals April 8, 1999

ILENE SOHM
CALIFORNIA - Ilene Gross Sohm, 60, died March 29, in an automobile accident in northern California.
Funeral services were April 5 in the Covelo Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Covelo, Calif., with burial in nearby Valley View Cemetery.
She was born on Nov. 3, 1938, to Roy A. and Mary (Myers) Gross. Her father survives in Washington.
Also surviving are: her husband, George Sohm, Covelo; two daughters, Mary Mosher, Angwin, Calif. and Shari Sohm, Covelo; three sisters, Vivian Gross, Kirkland, Wash.; Phyllis Rumsey, Greenbrier, Tenn. and Alice Nielsen, Cape Canaveral, Fla. and a brother, Alvin Gross, Salem, Ore.
(March 29, 1999)

WANDA WALLS
CONSTANTINE, Mich. - Wanda J. Walls, 63, died at 12:17 a.m. April 3 at the Bronson Methodist Hospital after a sudden illness.
The funeral was at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Aug. 24, 1935, to John D. and Thelma (Dollens) Anderson, at Elnora. Walls moved to Michigan in 1955.
Surviving are: three daughters, Lana Rudloff, White Pigeon, Mich.; Lisa Earl and Lori Stoffer, both of Elkhart; a son, Mark Walls, Bristol; seven grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; four sisters, Donna Newkirk, Winslow; Norma Nolan, Millersburg; Maxine Goodpasture, Tuscola, Ill. and Martha Burton, White Pigeon, Mich. and two brothers, Jack Anderson, Washington and Marvin Anderson, Blue Ridge, Va.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Clara Coffey and a brother, Larry Anderson.
(April 3, 1999)

FUNERALS

FRED SHEDELBOWER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Fred H. Shedelbower. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Flag presentation ceremonies were by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: Jim McQuiston, Stephen Storey, Fred O'Connor, Dennis Stephens, the Rev. Lyle Rasmussen and Joseph Liput.

ROGER HOFFMAN
The funeral for Roger M. Hoffman was at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Mark Turok officiated with interment in Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe City. Pallbearers were: Terry Harris, Matt Hoffman, Gary Harris, Johnny Black, Darren Lane and Richie Hinkle. Honorary pallbearers were: Jerry Hoffman, Norman Harris, Larry Hoffman, Wes Lane and Bill Almy.

THEODORE STRANGE
A funeral mass for Theodore Strange was conducted Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Mark Strange, Steve Strange, Jeff Skomp, Jerry Skomp, Jason Skomp, Alan Brown and Brandon Felton.

Obituaries and Funerals April 7, 1999

HAZEL CROSBY
Hazel I. Crosby, 86, Sunset Towers, died unexpectedly at 2:45 this morning at the Eastgate Manor.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Stotts will officiate.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time Friday.
She was born to Oliver and Mary (Spurgeon) Hinkle, on Dec. 2, 1912, in Daviess County
Crosby was a beautician and lifelong community resident.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Herschel, Russell and Roy Hinkle and two sisters, May Hasler and Pearl Ward.
(April 7, 1999)

DWIGHT DAVIS
LOOGOOTEE - Dwight Davis, 48, died Monday evening in Trinity Springs.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Interment will be in the Goodwill Cemetery.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born on Nov. 2, 1950, in Martin County, to Charles and Rita (Carrico) Davis. His mother survives in Loogootee.
Davis was a Sons of American Legion Post #120 Loogootee member.
Also surviving are: two sons, Josh Davis, Shoals and Jeremy Davis, Indianapolis; two daughters, Priscilla and Patricia Davis, both of Shoals; five brothers, Larry, Marty and Greg Davis, all of Loogootee; Richard Davis, Cannelburg and Ron Davis, Jasper; a grandchild; five sisters, Karen Wagler, Jackie and Mary Jean Davis and Barbara Spurgen, all of Loogootee and Miriam Porter, Bicknell.
(April 5, 1999)

FUNERALS

GEORGE BAUERNFIEND
The funeral for George Andrew Bauernfiend was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Revs. Randy Stevens and Claude Chastain officiated. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tom Hilderbrand, Johnny Holt, Ricky Spurgeon, Larry Jones, Garvin Ashby and James Norman.

CLARENCE DAVIS
The funeral for Clarence "Jack" Davis was Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Danny Gilley officiated with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John W. Davis, Robert Davis, Don Davis, Darryl Davis, Gene Gilley and Donnie Fisher. Honorary pallbearers were his nieces and nephews.

PAT BOWLING
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Dennis Patrick "Pat" Bowling. Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger, Frs. Lowell Will and David Martin were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Jim Mackey, Nick Bowling, Chris Bowling, Matt Bowling, Dave Litherland and Greg Litherland. The honorary pallbearers were: Chuck Wichman, Jeff Collison, Bill Babrick, Dave Gray, Dennis Bradley, Mike Dayton, Dave Neukam, Ron Beckman, Ed Barnett, Neil Gillum and George Thomas.

Obituaries and Funerals April 6, 1999

SARAH STEGALL
INDIANAPOLIS - Sarah Kathleen (Eubanks) Stegall, 82, died Sunday at University Heights Convalescent Center, Indianapolis. She was a Greenwood resident and was formerly of Memphis.
Pastor Jim Bricker will conduct a service at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Homes, Franklin. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service Wednesday in the funeral home.
Also, a funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday in the Canale Funeral Home, Memphis. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the service Friday in the funeral home. Graveside rite will be conducted by the Eastern Star in Memphis Memory Gardens.
She was born on Feb. 11, 1917, in Elnora, to Arnold and Pearl G. (Pershing) Eubanks. She married Walter M. Stegall, on Sept. 12, 1939, in Bedford, Ky. He preceded her in death on Oct. 26, 1972.
Stegall was employed as Comptometer and Keypunch Operator by Parts Inc. of Memphis for 27 years and Target Store in Indianapolis for five years having retired in 1993. She was a Methodist Church member in Memphis and Mizpah Park Avenue #219 Chapter of OES in Memphis.
Surviving are: a brother, Donald Eubanks, Indianapolis and a sister, Wanda N. Taylor, Greenwood; several nephews and nieces, including, Cheryl Arney, Elnora.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Sheldon Eubanks.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, Johnson County Union, P.O. Box 78038, Indianapolis, IN 46268 or in Memphis.
(April 4, 1999)

HELEN McPHERSON
SHOALS - Helen A. (Hilbert) McPherson, 86, died at her residence Monday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Oct. 24, 1912, in Martin County, to Joe and Susie (Peed) Backer. She married her first husband, Bert Hilbert in 1929 and he preceded her in death in 1984. She married her second husband, James McPherson, in 1985 and he survives.
McPherson was a Shoals Church of the Nazarene member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Shirley Crays, Loogootee; Frances Hommel, Indianapolis and Mona Child, Yuma, Ariz.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren and 10 stepchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Rosa Faye Breedan and a son, Lloyd Hilbert.
(April 5, 1999)

BARBARA FREEMAN
SHOALS - Barbara R. Freeman, 47, died at her residence Monday at 3:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at Pleasant Valley. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Nov. 4, 1951, in Martin County, to Walter and Doris (Wininger) Murray. She was married to James L. Freeman on May 1, 1968 and he survives.
Freeman was a homemaker and Sampson Hill Church member.
Also surviving are: three stepchildren, Leta Freeman, Indianapolis; Robert Freeman, Fortville and Randall Freeman, Charleston, W.V.; two brothers, Vic Murray, Shoals and Brian Murray, Loogootee; two sisters, Kathy Tolbert and Geneva Englemon, Shoals; her stepfather, Robert H. (Hale) Murray; three stepgrandchildren and her grandmother, Imagene Wagoner.
(April 5, 1999)

IVAN ORENDER
PLAINVILLE - Ivan "Bud" Orender, 61, died at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Monday at 10:30 a.m. He had been in failing health for nine months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bro. Richard Smith will officiate. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery. Calling is an hour prior to services Wednesday.
He was born on Aug. 9, 1937, in Daviess County, to William Ivan and Hazel (Ayers) Orender.
Orender was retired from Ryerson Steel Warehouse in Indianapolis after serving 15 years. He was also a Washington Moose Lodge member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Colleen O'Brien, Indianapolis and Faye Sokol, Mooresville; a son, Tony Orender, Franklin; six grandchildren and two sisters, Loretta Wadsworth, Plainville and Judith K. Orender, Indianapolis.
(April 5, 1999)

FUNERALS

VERA GROSS
The funeral for Vera Gross was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Drue Lane officiated with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Kenny Stuppy, Larry McCrary, Gordon Norris, Ben Tuggel, Bill Richards and Richard Hamilt.

ALBERTA ZINKAN
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church for the funeral of Alberta V. Zinkan. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will, David Martin and Frank Renner were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. Peter's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Christopher Taylor, Christina Taylor, Kraig Delaney, Tara Delaney, Kent Delaney, Timothy Zinkan, Patrick Zinkan and her grandchildren.

Obituaries and Funerals April 5, 1999

WILLIAM HATLER
MONAHAW, Texas - William H. Hatler, 60, died at his residence Sunday.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 10 a.m. at the Southside Baptist Church. The Rev. Jimmy Law will officiate with interment in Peaceful Gardens in Lubbock, Texas at 4 p.m. Harkey Funeral Home, Monahans, Texas, was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 3, 1938, in South Fulton, Tenn. His mother, Clara Jackson survives in Washington. He married Melinda Powell on Dec. 29, 1957, in Fulton, Ky. and she survives.
Hatler, a Texas tech University graduate, was a minister at the Southside Baptist Church in Monahans, Texas, where he was a member. He had pastored in Texas and Oklahoma since 1965.
Also surviving is a daughter, Belinda Alexander, Lubbock, Texas.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to his 'Hope' Fund at the Southside Baptist Church in Monahans, Texas 79756. This fund has been established to continue his belief that everyone is precious to God and in needy times, people need to know Jesus loves them and is their 'Hope' for the future.
(April 4, 1999)

FRED SHEDELBOWER
Fred H. Shedelbower, 84, 500 E. George St., died at his residence Thursday morning at approximately 2. He had been in failing health for several months.
Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment at St. John's Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral hour Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Tuesday with memorial services by the Knights of Columbus (K of C).
He was born in Oblong, Ill., on Dec. 4, 1914, to Frank J. and Constance (Allison) Shedelbower. They preceded him in death. He married Clara Colvin on June 21, 1941 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 18, 1991.
Shedelbower, a Robinson (Ill.) High School graduate, was retired from the local Coca Cola Bottling Company. He came to Daviess County over 50 years ago and was a St. Mary's Church member. He also served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was an American Legion and Knights of Columbus (K of C) member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Patricia L. Schmidt, Speedway; three grandchildren and two sisters, Pauline McQuiston, Anderson and Kathryn Swiatek, Crystal Lake, Ill. He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.
(April 1, 1999)

LLOYD PURCELL
REDKEY - L. Lloyd Purcell, 89, died at his residence Sunday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the MJS Mortuaries Jones Chapel, Redkey. Paul A. Strouse will officiate with burial in the White Lick Cemetery, Mooresville. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday and then continues from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Mortuary Chapel, Redkey.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1909, in Fritchton, to William Thomas and Wahneta P. (Rubie) Purcell. They preceded him in death. His wife, Eleanor M. Purcell, survives.
Purcell, a 1924 Nashville (Tenn.) Automotive College graduate, was an agricultural farmer with Kelce Game Farm and had resided in Redkey for 22 years. Also, he was a self-employed farmer in Elnora. He had worked a O.L. Barr Grain Elevator and Scott's Grain Elevator, both in Bicknell; Bruce's Chrysler Plymouth, Sadler Chrysler Plymouth and Bruce's Plymouth DeSoto, all of Vincennes. He then moved to Braidwood, Ill. and then to Redkey. He was also a West Walnut Street Church of Christ member in Portland.
Also surviving are: a son, Glenn Purcell, Edwardsburg, Mich.; a daughter, Carol A. McMaster, Mooresville; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two brothers.
(April 4, 1999)

THELMA HULSEY
FREELANDVILLE - Thelma M. Hulsey, 96, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 7:37 a.m.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Freelandville Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Sandy Cooper officiating and burial will follow. Gordon E. Utt Funeral Home, Freelandville , is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Jan. 23, 1903, in Freelandville, to William and Alma (Bensinger) Mesch. She married Homer Hulsey and he preceded her in death in 1948.
Hulsey retired from the U.S. Bureau of Standards in Washington, D.C. She was also a Freelandville United Methodist Church and Order of the Eastern Star member.
Surviving is a sister, Naomi Posey, Freelandville. She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
(April 4, 1999)

CLARENCE DAVIS
Clarence 'Jack' A. Davis, 83, Rt. 4 Box 170, died at the Daviess County Hospital on Friday at 8:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Danny Gilley will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and until service time Tuesday.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1916, in Daviess County to William H. and Elizabeth (Osmon) Davis.
Davis was a self-employed farmer and an Army veteran serving during in World War II.
Surviving are: three sisters, Millicent Sullivan and Peg Eugenia Gilley, both of Washington and Mercedes Fisher, Plainville.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys Smith and four brothers, John, Fred, Raymond and Junior Davis.
(April 2, 1999)

THEODORE STRANGE
LOOGOOTEE - Theodore 'Ted' Strange, 85, died at 2 this morning at his residence.
A funeral mass is at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bramble with burial following in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A rosary recited at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on March 31, 1914, in Bramble, to Theodore 'Dora' and Sarah (O'Maley) Strange. He married Josephine Padgett on May 15, 1937 and she survives.
Strange was a retired farmer, school bus driver, had operated the Bramble Country Store and was retired from the U.S. Gypsum after 20 years. He was also a St. Joseph Catholic Church, Bramble and Bramble Conservation Club member.
Also surviving are: a son, William 'Bill' Strange, Odon; two daughters, Irene Skomp, Lyons and Mary Ann Reinhart, Bramble; eight grandchildren and two great-granddaughters. He was preceded in death by five sisters and four brothers.
(April 5, 1999)

GEORGE BAUERNFIEND
SHOALS - George Andrew 'Andy' Bauernfiend, 21, died at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, on Friday.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on July 17, 1977, in Daviess County, to George Howard and Shirley (Hart) Bauernfiend. His father preceded him in death while his mother, Shirley Gibson, survives in Shoals.
Bauernfiend was a JOFCO employee in Jasper.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Brittany Nocole Bauernfiend, at home; a brother, Travis Bauernfiend, Shoals; a sister, Karen Tow Hilderbrand, Shoals; three halfsisters, Rhonda Smith, Salem; Cheryl Callhan and Tammy Bauernfiend, both of Austin; his grandparents, Rose and Norman Bauernfiend and Olive Jones, Loogootee. He was also preceded in death by his grandfather, Chester Hart and stepgrandfather, Merlin Jones.
(April 2, 1999)

EDWARD AMOS
Edward Wayne Amos, 49, Washington, died at his residence Friday at 7:45 p.m. He had been in failing health for six months and seriously ill for a month.
Private family services will be at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home with burial to be at a later date in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon.
He was born to Bennett and Dollie (Majors) Amos, on May 7, 1949, in Central City, Ky. He married Marlene M. Clark on Jan. 1 and she survives.
Amos was a laborer for five years employed at IMC Agribusiness Services in Lyons.
Also surviving are: a stepson, William Matthew Lee Clark Amos, at home in Washington and three brothers, Jesse Amos, Griffith; Tommy Amos, Greenville, Ky. and James Amos, Central City, Ky.
(April 2, 1999)

CARRIE FROST
BICKNELL - Carrie Frost, 86, formerly of Muncie, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Sunday at 4:54 a.m.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel. The Rev. Forrest Godin will officiate with entombment in the Bicknell Memorial Mausoleum. Call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 28, 1913, in Murray City, Ohio, to William T. and Emily Jane (Powis) Evans Sr. She married Byron T. Frost, in Bicknell, on Jan. 4, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1998.
Frost, Bicknell High School graduate, was a homemaker. She was a Campers Club member in Muncie and returned to Bicknell in 1992.
Surviving is a brother, William T. Evans Jr., Bicknell. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert, who was killed in a mine accident; brother and sister died in infancy.
(April 4, 1999)

ROGER HOFFMAN
WINSLOW - Roger M. Hoffman, 55, formerly of Monroe City, died of natural causes at his residence Friday at 8:35 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, at 1 p.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Mark Turok will officiate with interment in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe City.
Friends may call at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Feb. 22, 1944, in Connersville, to James E. and Gwendolyn (Harrison) Hoffman. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Monroe City. His wife, Jean, survives in Monroe City.
Hoffman was a coal miner. He was also a Wilson Creek Baptist Church, Monroe city and Moose Lodge, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: a son, Blake Hoffman, Monroe City; a daughter, Valerie Hoffman, Monroe City; two stepdaughters, Stephanie Campbell and Rhonda Mattingly, both of Monroe City; two brothers, Jerry Hoffman, Oaktown and Larry Hoffman, Vincennes; three sisters, Shirley Lane, Vincennes; Joyce Harris, Monroe City and Jana Almy, Decker Chapel and four stepgrandchildren.
(April 2, 1999)

JACK LAY
VINCENNES - Jack E. Lay, 68, died at 6:39 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Donald Wilson will officiate with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 21, 1930, in Knox County, to Francis Newton and Esther (Burke) Lay. They preceded him in death. He married Joyce Helderman on June 24, 1972, in Wheatland and she survives.
Lay had been employed for 31 years at Hamilton Glass. He was also a Wheatland United Methodist and Local 1164 I.B.P.A.T. member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Jackie Holscher and Sandra Durham, both of Vincennes; a son, Darryl Lay, Fritchton; three sisters, Wilma Hall and Jean Black, both of Vincennes and Coleen Carter, Monroe City; a brother, Otto Lay, Vincennes; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Berry; three brothers, Vance Donald, Bill and James Lay and a daughter, Rebecca Durham.
In lieu of flowers, donations should be made to the Parkinson's Association, American Hearts Association or the American Cancer Society.
(April 4, 1999)

CLIFFORD CRODY
LYONS - Clifford C. Crody, 79, died at 11:22 a.m. Saturday at his residence.
The funeral will be at the Welch & Cornett Funeral Home, 23 S. Jefferson St., Worthington, Tuesday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Don Lincicome officiating. Burial will be in Worthington Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 5 to 9 and 9 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
He was born on Aug. 10, 1919, in Green County, to Truman W. and Bessie (Stalcup) Crody. They preceded him in death. He married Rosemary Stough Hamilton and she survives.
Crody was retired as a truck driver for Silo Plant at Bloomfield. He was a First Baptist Church, Worthington, DAV in Bloomfield and VFW in Worthington member. He was also an Army veteran serving in World War II.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Patricia Ann Daugherty, Loogootee and Diana Crody, Linton; a stepdaughter, Gloria Jean Price, Rosedale; a grandson; a stepgrandson; two stepgreat-grandsons; two sisters, Catherine McIntosh, Bloomfield and Connie Potter, Buffalo, Mo. and four brothers, George Crody, Worthington; Guy Crody, Linton; Tilman Crody, Jasonville and James Robert Crody, Nashville, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Lloyd, Bill, Gene, Doug and Ronnie.
(April 3, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals April 3, 1999

PAT BOWLING
Dennis Patrick "Pat" Bowling, 46, 804 S.E. Second St., died suddenly of a heart ailment at the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room Thursday at 11:43 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. A rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m. Monday.
He was born on March 16, 1953, in Washington, to Gervase "Bill" and Rita (Mangin) Bowling. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington. He married Charlotte Litherland on Feb. 10, 1973 and she survives.
Bowling, a 1971 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was owner of Bowling Air Conditioning and Heating and Appliance repair. He worked as an appliance repairman at Sears for 10 years before starting his own business on Sept. 1, 1987. He was a lifetime community resident and attended Washington Catholic Schools. He was a St. Mary's Church member. Also, he served as assistant baseball coach for Washington Catholic; coached third grade girl's basketball at Washington Catholic Elementary School, was assistant boy's basketball coach at Washington Catholic Middle School, coached little league, played men's softball and won the American Legion Citizenship Award both in elementary school and high school.
Also surviving are three children, Adam Bowling, Fishers; Nathan Bowling, Washington and Elise Bowling, at home and two brothers, David Bowling, Washington and Daniel Bowling, Vincennes.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Donald.
(April 1, 1999)

VERA GROSS
Vera M. (Evans) Gross, 68, 109 1/2 W. Illinois St., died at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville Thursday at 4:30 p.m. She had been in failing health for two months and seriously ill for a week.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Drue Lane will officiate with interment at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time Monday.
She was born on Jan. 20, 1931, in Knox County, to Floyd B. and Mary Lucille (Bowman) Evans. She married Robert Dean Gross on Nov. 23, 1966.
Gross was an inspector with Hoover Precision for 25 years, retiring in 1992.
Surviving are: two sons, Ronald Lewis and Mark A. Gross, both of Washington; eight grandchildren; a great-grandchild; four brothers, Mike, Terry and James Evans, all of Washington and a brother, Richard Evans, Florida; four sisters, Bonnie Batchelor, Washington; Lutricia Mason, Wheatland; Nora Josephine Faith, Solsberry and Virginia Evans, Wheatland.
She was preceded in death by a brother in infancy.
(April 1, 1999)

FUNERALS

ADELINE HENDRICKS
The funeral for Adeline Hendricks was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Larry Stanley, Tim Wagner, Jack Jones, Tom Miles, David Durnil and Everett Beasley. Honorary pallbearers were: Joe Elmore, Joe Ritterskamp and Charles Thomas.

LaVERNE CAIN
The funeral for LaVerne Cain was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, this morning at 10. John Manges officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Kenneth A. Veale, Larry D. Frederick, Brent A. Frederick, Douglas Frederick, Timothy Hollon, Jimmy Hollon, Michael Hollon and Jeremy McDonald.

Obituaries and Funerals April 2, 1999

NOTICES

VERA GROSS
Vera Gross, 67, Washington, died at the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville Thursday at 4:30 p.m. Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
(April 1, 1999)

PAT BOWLING
Dennis P. 'PatÓ Bowling, 46, local resident, died at the Daviess County Hospital Emergency Room Thursday at 11:43 p.m. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(April 1, 1999)

FRED SHEDELBOWER
Fred H. Shedelbower, 84, 500 E. George St., died at his residence Thursday morning. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(April 1, 1999)

DAVID McGIFFEN
VINCENNES - David 'DaveÓ McGiffen, 53, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, corner of Hart and Seventh sts., Vincennes. The Rev. Lindon Faull will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
Interested wrecker owner/drivers wanting to pay their respects are to meet at the K-Mart parking lot in Vincennes Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
(March 30, 1999)

OBITUARIES

FRED SANDER
WESTPHALIA - Fred Simon Sander, 91, died at 7:23 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Jack D. Haskins will officiate with interment in the Salem Cemetery, Westphalia.
Friends may call at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel Sunday from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
He was born to George E. and Elizabeth (Schilling) Sander, on Oct. 7, 1907, in Westphalia. He married Evelyn R. Richardson in Lawrenceville, Ill. on Oct. 7, 1959. She preceded him in death on Oct. 27, 1996.
Sander was a self-employed farmer and Salem United Church of Christ member. He was also a Knox County resident all his life.
Surviving is a sister, Matilda Webster, Rockford, Ill.
He was also preceded in death by a sister.
(April 1, 1999)

FUNERAL

JAMIE BOYD
The funeral for Jamie Boyd was at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Mt. Olive Cemetery, near Williams. The Rev. Robert Logston officiated. Pallbearers were: Larry Boyd, Garney Boyd, Kenny Boyd, Mark Christmas, Dale Jones, Ronnie Boyd and Jeremiah Jackson.

Obituaries and Funerals April 1, 1999

ALBERTA ZINKAN
MONTGOMERY - Alberta V. Zinkan, 75, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Tuesday at 9:23 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at All Saints Church. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. PeterÕs Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday. A prayer vigil service will be by All Saints Parish and Alter Society at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1924, in Evansville, to Patrick and Lillian (Mattingly) Lannan. They preceded her in death. She married Austin B. Zinkan on Nov. 3, 1945 and he survives.
Zinkan, a 1942 Montgomery High School graduate, was a homemaker and All Saints Church at Cannelburg member. She was an Eucharistic Minister and Sacristan at All Saints Church. Also, she was an Alter Society, Legion of Mary and Daughters of Isabella at Loogootee member. She lived most of her life in the community and attended St. PeterÕs School.
Surviving are: her children, Michael A. Zinkan and Mary P. 'TrishÓ Delaney, both of Washington and Barbara Taylor, Crestwood, Ky.; seven grandchildren and a sister, Eloise Murphy, Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters and a brother, who died in infancy.
(March 30, 1999)

DAVID McGIFFEN
VINCENNES - David Allen McGiffen, 53, died at 2:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Lindon Faull officiated with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 2, 1946, in Vincennes, to Webster and Gertrude (Dellinger) McGiffen. His mother preceded him in death while his father survives in Vincennes. He married Margaret Lynn Berry and she survives.
McGiffen was the owner/operator of DaveÕs Wrecker Service and R & W Radiator. He was a president of Indiana Towing and Wrecker Association; Towing and Recovering Association of America member, Vincennes Township Fire Department member and the International Towing Association member. He was a former Knox County councilman and a former Knox County highway superintendent. He served in the Air Force from 1966 to 1969. He was also a New Heart Christian Church member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Christine McGiffen, Vincennes; a son, Daniel Duke McGiffen, Vincennes; three sisters, Joetta Garrard, Evansville; Margaret A. McGiffen, Vincennes and Lucy Martindale, Durham, N.C.
He was also preceded in death by a son, David Allen McGiffen.
(March 30, 1999)

WILMA STOCKER
PETERSBURG - Wilma Stocker, 65, died of heart failure at 8:20 a.m. Wednesday at Petersburg Health Care.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the White River Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
She was born in Pike County, on March 18, 1934, to Joseph and Ruth (Selby) Brenton.
Surviving is a sister, Vonda Dorsey, Petersburg.
(March 31, 1999)

IDA DOWNEY
TACOMA, Wash. - Ida Elizabeth Congdon Downey, 67, died at 12:13 a.m. on March 16 at her residence.
Graveside memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crothersville Cemetery. The Rev. Gary Bechtel will officiate. The body was cremated in Tacoma, Wash.
She was born on Oct. 25, 1931, in Crothersville, to David D. and Ethel (Derringer) Nicholson. Her father preceded her death while her mother survives in Washington. She married Terry Downey and he preceded her in death in 1984. She later married George Congdon Sr. and he preceded her in death in 1986. Downey was a homemaker. She was also an Eagles, VFW, Moose and Daughters of the American Revolution member, all in Tacoma, Wash.
Surviving are: two sons, George John Congdon Jr. and Andrew Brian Congdon, both of Tacoma, Wash.; a daughter, Tina Lynn Meyers, Olalla, Wash.; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Marie Shelton, Washington and Juanita Jones, Seymour.
(March 16, 1999)

ROBERT SCHIFFLI
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Dr. Robert Anthony Schiffli, 68, former Washington resident, died in Birmingham, Ala. Wednesday night.
The funeral service and burial will be in Birmingham, Ala.
He was born on June 28, 1930, in Garrett, Ind., to Mr. and Mrs. Albert A. Schiffli, long time Washington residents. They preceded him in death.
Schiffli worked in dentistry in the Birmingham, Ala. area for 44 years. He was a well-known versatile athlete at Washington High School and received various awards. He received a scholarship to Xavier College in Cincinnati and later transferred to the University of Alabama. He played football at both schools. He graduated with a chemistry degree and later received his DMD degree from the University of Alabama Dental School. He was in the military in Europe and the Korean War, serving as a captain.
Surviving are: his wife, Sara (Compton) Schiffli, 4655 Round Forest Drive, Birmingham, Ala., 35213; a son, Robert Schiffli Jr.; a daughter, Susan Garner; three grandchildren and a brother, Jack Schiffli, Carmel.
(March 31, 1999)

LaVERNE CAIN
PETERSBURG - LaVerne Cain, 72, died of heart failure at 12:07 this morning at the Mary-Sherman Hospital, Sullivan.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10 a.m. John Manges will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1927, in Dubois County, to William and Leora (Purdue) Minor. She married Marion L. 'PedadÓ Cain on Aug. 9, 1947 and he preceded her in death on March 23, 1997.
Cain was a First Christian Church, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Carolyn Veale and Marilyn Frederick, both of Petersburg; an identical twin sister, LaVella Hollon, Sullivan and three grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by: three brothers, William J., Edwin and Moses Minor and a sister, Marie Aisthorpe.
(April 1, 1999)

FUNERALS

COLEEN CHURCH
The funeral for Coleen M. Church was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. John Manges officiated.
Pallbearers were: Mike Western, Tom Edrington, Chad Western, Jared Church, Jerry Church and Brooks Young.

HELEN STANCZAK
A Mass of Christian Burial for Helen M. Stanczak was at the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church today at 1 p.m. The Revs. Frank Renner and Hilary Vieck will officiate.
Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Steve Arnold, Jay Arnold, Jared Arnold, Ronald Stanczak, Stan Stanczak and Johnny Ray Stanczak.


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