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Obituaries and Funerals May 29, 1999
PAUL ARVIN
LOOGOOTEE - Paul E. Arvin, 89, died at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Martin County Health Care Center in Loogootee.
A funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A rosary, followed by a Knights of Columbus service, will be conducted at 6 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 19, 1910, in Loogootee, to Gus and Nora (Graves) Arvin. He was later reared by his stepmother, Esther Wagner. His parents and stepmother preceded him in death.
Arvin was co-owner of the former Ritz Theater in Loogootee, Shoals and Odon. He was active in the Loogootee High School Sports Department, where he earned the nickname, "Mr. Basketball." He was also a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee and Knights of Columbus member.
Surviving are: a sister, Inez McDonald, Bedford and a stepbrother, Robert Waggner, Loogootee.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Otis and Robert Arvin.
(May 28, 1999)

GRACE STONER
WESTPHALIA - Grace M. Stoner, 94, formerly of Indianapolis, died at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Thursday at 2:45 p.m.
Graveside rites will be at the Sandborn Cemetery at 1 today.
Friends may call from 11 to 12:30 today at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1904, in Kurtz, Ind., to John and Malinda (Baker) Goble. They preceded her in death. She married William Opal Stoner on May 25, 1922 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1965.
Stoner had worked in the Star Shell Department at NWSC making parachutes. Also, she was a Sandborn Baptist Church member.
Several area nieces and nephews survive.
Three sisters and five brothers also preceded her in death.
(May 27, 1999)

EVA RAMSEY
Eva L. Ramsey, 86, formerly of 1415 Bedford Road, died at 11:25 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 1 p.m. Sunday until service time.
She was born on Oct. 1, 1912, in Martin County, to Ray and Addie Burris. She married Ishmael Charles Ramsey on Sept. 27, 1931 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1965.
Ramsey was retired from the UniRoyal Stitching Dept. Also, she was a First Church of God member.
Surviving are: three sons, Seley Gene Ramsey, Washington; Robert L. Ramsey, Winslow and Douglas R. Ramsey, Vincennes; seven grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters and two brothers.
(May 27, 1999)

BARBARA MATTHEWSON
PETERSBURG - Barbara J. Matthewson, 66, died of an aneurysm at 5:55 p.m. Thursday at the St. Mary's Medical Center Welborn Campus Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg. Fr. Edward Schneider will officiate. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Monday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
She was born on May 4, 1933, in Petersburg, to Daniel J. and Dorothy (Gladish) Risley. She had been married to Daniel Matthewson for 44 years.
Matthewson was a St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are three sons, J.D. Matthewson, Petersburg; Stan Matthewson, Mt. Vernon and Donny Matthewson, Cincinnati, Ohio; a daughter, Chris Matthewson, Mt. Vernon and two grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg.
(May 27, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals May 28, 1999

NOTICE

EVA RAMSEY
Eva Ramsey, 86, died at 11:25 p.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 27, 1999)

OBITS

TOMMY THOMPSON
TERRE HAUTE - Tommy Thompson died in an automobile accident Wednesday.
The funeral will be at Friends Church in Terre Haute Saturday at 1 p.m.
He was born to Ben and Bessie Thompson. He married Sue McGee and she preceded him in death. She was a former Petersburg and Washington resident.
Surviving are: two sons, Tommy Wayne and Daniel; a brother, Marvin Thompson, Washington; two sisters, Ruth Miley, Plainville and Lois Woodall, Cincinnati, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Donnie.
(May 26, 1999)

HERBERT PERRY
WINSLOW - Herbert E. "Dean" Perry, 81, died of heart failure at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral is at Harris Funeral Home Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Keith Jenkins will officiate with interment in Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Visitation is tonight from 4 to 8 at the funeral home and 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on June 10, 1917, in Knox County, to Frank and Agnes (Welton) Perry. He married Wanda Cooper and she preceded him in death on April 18, 1980. He later married Mary Jessie Rector and she survives. Perry was a farmer.
Survivingare: his son, Roger Perry, Winslow; his daughter, Marilyn Hamm, Winslow; two sisters, Maxine Finical, Indianapolis and Wanda Wolfe, Phoenix, Ariz.; a stepson, Danny Walker, Winslow; two stepdaughters, Carol Dehner, Petersburg and Nancy McCain, Winslow; three grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four stepgreat-grandchildren and four stepgreat-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a stepson, Steve Walker.
(May 26, 1999)

CAROLINE MYER
Caroline Myer, 74, Coronado Drive, died at 1:55 a.m. Thursday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Funeral is at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean officiating with interment in Bethany Cemetery. Friends call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 11 a.m. Sunday until service time. Delta Theta Tau Sorority memorial service is at 6 p.m. Saturday with Eastern Star services at 6:30 p.m.
She was born on March 19, 1925, in Daviess County, to Clyde R. and Anna Magdelene (Wallace) Brown. She married E.T. Myer on June 29, 1969 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1990.
Myer, a 1943 Washington High School graduate, was a retired professor of nursing at Indiana University (IU). She was a Daviess County health nurse and school nurse from 1950 - 1963. She also taught nursing at Vincennes University, Depauw University, Olney Central College and IU. She was a Methodist School of Nursing 1946 graduate receiving a B.S. and M.S. degree at IU, 1963-64.
She was a First Christian Church, Delta Theta Tau Sorority, Eastern Star #210, Monday Afternoon Club, Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Society, 50-year member plus with the Daviess County Red Cross, Daviess County Republican Women and Retired Seniors Volunteer Program member. Furthermore, she was mentioned in Who's Who in Nursing and was Missions Group member at First Christian Church member. She also published chapters for a nursing textbook and nursing workbook.
Surviving is a daughter, Priscilla Aydelott, Flagstaff, Ariz.; a son, Stephen P. Bateman, Washington; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild. A sister preceded her in death.
(May 27, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals May 27, 1999

NOTICES

CAROLINE MYER
Caroline Myer, 74, Washington, died at 1:55 this morning at the Washington Nursing Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 27, 1999)

HERBERT PERRY
WINSLOW - Herbert E. 'Dean” Perry, 81, died of heart failure at 3:06 p.m. Wednesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m.
The Rev. Keith Jenkins will officiate with interment in the Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home and 8 a.m. until services Saturday.
Complete obituary to appear in Friday’s Washington Times-Herald.
(May 26, 1999)


OBIT

RICHARD CARPENTER
VINCENNES - C. Richard 'Dick” Carpenter, 61, died at his residence Tuesday.
The funeral is at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Georg Karl will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Visitation tonight from 4 to 8 at the funeral home.
He was born in DeKalb, Ill., on July 24, 1937, to Cledas Audrey and Bessie (Barnes) Carpenter. They preceded her in death. He married Marsue Reed on June 6, 1959, and she survives.
Carpenter, who was pest control exterminator, was owner of Town and Country Exterminating and attended the First Church of God. He was also a Vincennes Masonic Lodge #1, York Rite and Hadi Temple member.
Other survivors are: a son, Rick Carpenter, Vincennes; a daughter, Julie Bono, Vincennes; a brother, Paul Carpenter, Plainville; two sisters, Sue Keith, Washington and Nancy Core, Odon; nine grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Contributions may be given to the Shrine Crippled Children.
(May 25, 1999)

FUNERALS

BILL RICKARD
The funeral for William Rickard was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Marion Barber, Hugh Billings, Clifford Bingham, William Summers, Jack Williams and Michael Cissell.

CHARLES KUNKLER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Simon’s Church for the funeral of Charles R. Kunkler.
Fr. David Martin was the celebrant with interment in the St. Henry Cemetery in Dubois County. Fr. Camillus Elspermann was the minister.
Full military honors were accorded by the VFW Post 673 Honor Guard members at Jasper.
Pallbearers were: Brian Binkley, Mark Seger, Shawn Colvin, Jim Mattingly, Ernie Mattingly and Larry Nahler


Obituaries and Funerals May 26, 1999
MODENE APPELL
TALLMADGE, Ohio - Modene M. Appell, 79, died Monday.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Billow Tallmadge Chapel, 17 Southwest Avenue, with the Revs. Terence A. Lucarelli and Pam Bruno officiating. Interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Plainville (Ind.) Cemetery.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 tonight.
She was born in Washington, on Oct. 3, 1919. She married Ferdinand L. Appell Jr. and he survives.
Appell, who graduated at the top of her class at Plainville High School in 1937, was a Vincennes University School of Nursing class of 1942 graduate and joined the Naval Air Reserve as an ensign nurse, stationed at the U.S. Naval Air Station in Melbourne, Fla. She resigned in 1943 to get married.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Beverly A. Appell, Cuyahoga Falls and Karen Lucarelli, Tallmadge; three grandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a sister, Madge Mallett and a brother, John Mallett, both of Plainville.
Should friends desire, memorials may be made to: Pastoral Counseling Office at Akron General Medical Center, 400 Wabash Avenue, Akron, Ohio, 44307-2463.
(May 25, 1999)

DONALD BRIGHT
NEWBURGH - Donald Duane Bright, 79, died of heart failure at his home in Newburgh May 20.
Memorial services were at 11 a.m. Monday at the Alexander Newburgh Chapel with the Rev. George A. Purnell officiating. Burial will be in the Alexander Memorial Park with military rites.
The body will be cremated.
His wife of 51 years, Barbara (Chandler), survives and is a Loogootee native. The Brights lived in Loogootee from 1957 through 1986. They have resided at 5711 Kenwood Drive, Newburgh, since 1991.
Bright, a military veteran, continued his work for the military at the Crane Navel Weapons Support Center in Crane until 1975. He was an American Legion member for more than 50 years, in fact, he was the Kapperman American Legion's oldest active member. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1940 - 1955 and was a Pearl Harbor bombing survivor. He fought in the Korean War and was a local chapter of "The Chosin Few," member, an organization for survivors of that engagement. He was awarded a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his bravery in action during the Chosin Reservoir Campaign during the Korean War.
Also surviving are: two sons, Stephen M. and Randall W., both of Newburgh and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Warrick Humane Society.
(May 20, 1999)

DMITAR BRKLACH
Dmitar "Nick" Brklach, 82, Washington, died at 11:20 p.m. Sunday at the Prairie Village Living Center.
The graveside service was at the Oak Grove Cemetery this morning at 10:30 with the Rev. Ray Cook officiating.
The Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1917, in Minnesota, to Victor and Stella Brklach.
(May 23, 1999)

FUNERAL

DR. WILLIAM SEAT III
The memorial service for Dr. William R. Seat III was at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Harker officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.


Obituaries and Funerals May 25, 1999
BILL RICKARD
William "Bill" W. Rickard, 88, 201 S.E. 15th St., died at 8:10 p.m. Sunday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after noon until service time Wednesday. A Kiwanis memorial service is at 6 tonight.
He was born on April 9, 1911, in Knox County, to James and Minnie Rickard. He married Louanna Hoffman on May 1, 1943 and she survives.
Rickard, Oaktown High School graduate, was a retired plant manager at Bertrice Foods, Zainesville, Ohio. Then after his retirement he operated a small business in Carlisle, Ind. for 10 years. He was a Christ United Methodist Church, Zainesville, Ohio Masonic Lodge and Kiwanis member. Also, he was a World War II veteran and American Legion and VFW member.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Claud, Ralph, Earl and Jesse.
(May 23, 1999)

FUNERALS

RACHEL STOLL
The funeral for Rachel Stoll was at 10 a.m. Monday at the Zion Amish Mennonite Church. Bros. Noah Knepp Jr., Gerald Graber and Leroy Lengacher officiated with interment in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were Willis Wagler, Don Miller, Larry Wagler, Lester Wagler, Alva Yoder and Jim Stoll.

BARBARA BURRIS
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Barbara Regina Burris. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Pallbearers were: Carl Burris, Bill Goodwin, Ed Fish, Anthony Burris, Gordon Loyd and Richard Burris.


Obituaries and Funerals May 24, 1999

NOTICE

WILLIAM RICKARD
William Rickard, 201 S.E. 15th St., died at 8:10 p.m. Sunday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 23, 1999)

OBITS

CHARLES KUNKLER
Charles R. Kunkler, 74, died at 2:27 p.m. Saturday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital. He was in failing health for the last two years and seriously ill for six months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Simon's Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in the St. Henry Cemetery near Dale. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. A wake service will be at 5 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on March 4, 1925, in Dubois County, to William and Matilda (Bueltel) Kunkler. They preceded him in death. He married Virginia M. (Shoultz) Mattingly on Sept. 21, 1991.
Kunkler worked in the laundry department at the St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg. He was educated in Holland schools coming to Daviess County in 1991. He was a World War II veteran having served in the U.S. Army. Also, he was a St. Simon's Church, local Moose Lodge #1080 and Jasper Post VFW #673 member.
Surviving are: his daughters, Brenda K. Binkley and Linda Lechner, both of Jasper; Geraldine Brenner, Dale and Janice Raymer, Springhill, Tenn.; his stepchildren, Michael J., John S., Norbert D., James S., Guy D., William E., Ernest L., Alan L. and Chris D. Mattingly; MaryLyn Colvin and Virginia E. Nahler; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Marina Seger, Huntingburg.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Cornelia Fleck.
(May 22, 1999)

RACHEL STOLL
MONTGOMERY - Rachel Stoll, 81, died at her residence Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
The funeral was at 10 this morning at the Zion Amish Mennonite Church. Bros. Noah Knepp Jr., Gerald Graber and Leroy Lengacher officiated with interment in the church cemetery.
She was born on March 23, 1918, in Daviess County, to Henery and Ida (Graber) Wagler. She married Elmer Stoll on Nov. 30, 1939 and he preceded her in death in January 1995. Stoll was a housewife and Pleasantview Church member.
Surviving is a brother, John Henry Wagler. She was also preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
(May 22, 1999)

AGNES McMAHON
BICKNELL - Agnes McMahon, 96, died at 9:45 p.m. Saturday at the Bicknell Rehab. Center.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the chapel.
She was born on Jan. 27, 1903, to Robert and Elizabeth (Pellow) McMahon, in Larkhall, Scotland.
McMahon worked 40 years at Western Electric and worked for 14 years at Liggett and Meyers. She came to Bicknell in 1911 from Scotland. She was a Presbyterian church member.
Surviving are: a brother, Charles McMahon, Cicero, Ill. and a sister, Elizabeth Ross, Bicknell.
Three brothers and a sister preceded her in death.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Society.
(May 22, 1999)

FUNERALS

EMMA CLARK
The funeral for Emma Clark was at 11 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. The Rev. Raymond Willsey officiated with interment in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dennis Clark, Paula Rader, Robin Martin, Susan Gadberry, Aaron Clark, Brent Clark and Curtis Bobe.

MILDRED BROWN
A mass of Christian burial for Mildred M. Brown was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church with graveside services at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Valhale Cemetery, Bloomington. The Revs. Frank Renner and Tim Tenbarge officiated. Pallbearers were her grandsons.

JOYCE STANDLEY
The funeral for Joyce Standley was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Interment was in Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Frank Oakman officiated. Pallbearers were: Lloyd McDowell, Gary Marshall, Billy Cox, David Upton, Drew Wood and Jason Woodall. Honorary pallbearers were Norman Briles and Pauline Orender.

BOB BOOTH
The funeral for Bob L. Booth was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow, with the Rev. Doug Lucy officiating. Pallbearers were: C.G. Bourland, Nick Ahrens, Tim Walburn, Elijah Howard, Larry Weisman and John Lewis.


Obituaries and Funerals May 22, 1999
EMMA CLARK
BRUCEVILLE - Emma Clark, 93, died at 9:40 p.m. Thursday at her daughter, Mary Norman's, residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. The Rev. Raymond Willsey will officiate with interment in the Mariah Creek Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 31, 1905, in Ramsey County, N.D., to John and Sophie (Anderson) Bryn. She married Frank E. Clark and he preceded her in death in 1982.
Clark graduated from Devils Lake High School and North Dakota State Teacher's College in Minot, N.D. She taught in the Ramsey County schools and was a Norway Lutheran Church member. She had lived in the Bruceville area most of her life.
Surviving are: four daughters, Mary Norman and Joan Moore, both of Bruceville; Sarah Bromley, Port St. Lucie, Fla. and Shirley Bowman, Dayton, Ohio; four sons, John, Ronald, Milton and David Clark, all of Bicknell; 23 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Riley Children's Hospital.
(May 20, 1999)

BESSIE SCHNARR
PORTERSVILLE - Bessie Elizabeth Schnarr, 85, died in Jasper at noon Thursday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with the Rev. Paul Hyatt officiating. Interment will follow in the Portersville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 1 to 9 this afternoon at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.
She was born in Portersville, on Nov. 13, 1913, to Henry and Nannie (Nelson) Schnarr.
Schnarr was an Alfordsville Assembly of God Church member.
Surviving are: a sister, Dorothy Schnarr, Portersville and a brother, Paul W. Schnarr, Otwell.
(May 20, 1999)

CARRIE HART
The funeral for Carrie Jeannete Hart was at 11 a.m. Friday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Cissell officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were Travis Criswell and Gary McGee. Honorary pallbearers were Justin Smith and T.J. Criswell.

MARY CLEMENTS
Funeral services for Mary M. Clements were at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Don Spencer, Edward Sipes, John Spencer, Angus Owens, Wally Greer and Audie Ledgerwood.

MARGARET KEMPF
A mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Margaret B. Kempf with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Michelle Kempf, Robert Shepard, Michael Kempf, Dr. Michael Kempf, Col. Stephen Kempf and Jerry Stovall.


Obituaries and Funerals May 21, 1999

NOTICE

BARBARA WALTER
COLUMBUS -- Barbara Smiley Walter, 77, died April 20 at Columbus Regional Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
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 a Washington High School graduate.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Neurofibromatosis Foundation, 95 Pine Street, New York, NY 10005.
(April 20, 1999)

OBITS

MILDRED BROWN
BICKNELL - Mildred M. Brown, 89, Freelandville Community Home resident, formerly of Vincennes and Bloomington, died at 6:10 a.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
A mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Philip Neri Catholic Church with graveside services at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Valhale Cemetery, Bloomington. The Revs. Frank Renner and Tim Tenbarge will officiate.
A Vigil Service will be at 7 tonight at the McClure Chapel in Bicknell. Visitation is from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Nov. 21, 1909, in Evansville, to August and Emma (Reinhart) Tenbarge. She married William S. Brown and he preceded her in death on Dec. 24, 1991.
Brown was an apartment manager in Bloomington at Kingston Manor and St. Philip Neri Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Jeanette Scott, Westphalia and Jackie Keller, Lexington, Ky.; three sons, Richard L. Brown, Beech Grove; Gerry Brown, Indianapolis and David Brown, Aurora, Ill.; a sister, Pat Anslinger, Evansville; 23 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a grandson, six brothers and two sisters.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Freelandville Community Home or St. Philip Neri Catholic Church.
(May 20, 1999)

HOMER HALL
BLOOMINGTON - Homer Reese Hall, 72, died at 10:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. The Rev. Arlen Pope will officiate with interment in the Antioch Cemetery, Bloomfield. Military graveside services will be conducted by the American Legion Post #196, Bloomfield.
Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight and from noon until service hour Saturday at the funeral home.
He was born on May 12, 1927, in Gallatin, Tenn., to Homer Richard and Mary Gladys (Meador) Hall. They preceded him in death. He married Gloria Frye and she survives.
Hall was retired from RCA and was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran. He was a Free Masons Masonic Lodge, Great Lakes Chapter of Holy Society, Holy Society of America and Antioch Christian Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Steven Reese Hall, Bloomington; two grandsons; a brother, Bobby Hall, Gallatin, Tenn. and a sister, Judy Dagley, Bethpage, Tenn.
(May 19, 1999)

MARY RUDOLPH
CHICAGO - Mary Jane Rudolph, 67, formerly of Loogootee, died Wednesday.
A service will be at United Church of Hyde Park, Rittenhouse Chapel, 1488 East 53rd St., (53rd and Blackstone) at noon Monday in Chicago, with burial in Chicago.
Rudolph served as secretary and then vice president of Cook County College Teacher's Union in the '70s. She took great delight in her union work and the friendship she forged through it. She was a faculty member of the City Colleges of Chicago for over 40 years. She was a resource to youth in her work and during her retirement.
Surviving are: three children, Becca Harber, Ithaca, N.Y.; Aaron Harber, Lafayette, Colo. and Leah Vandersluls, Daly City, Calif. Locally, her cousins, Joe and Jerry Doyle, survive in Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter X. and Helen Brown and her husband, William Harber.
Donations may be made to the Treehouse Foundation, 1212 West Carmen, Chicago, Ill. 60640.
(May 19, 1999)

BARBARA BURRIS
MORTON, Ill. - Barbara Regina Burris, 63, former local resident, died in Morton, Ill., Wednesday at 11:05 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery with Fr. Lowell Will officiating.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and before the funeral hour Monday. There will be a church vigil service at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1935, in Montgomery, to Frank and Lucille (Thompson) Pettigrew. She married Ray Burris on April 8, 1953 and he preceded her in death on May 28, 1997.
Burris was a nurse's aide at one time at the Daviess County Hospital. She had also been a local St. Mary's Church member and attended Holy Sacrament Church in Morton, Ill. Also, she was educated in Barr-Reeve schools.
Surviving are her children, Mary Lynn Fish, Morton, Ill. and Anthony Ray Burris, Powhatan, Ill.; three grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four sisters, Patricia Burks, Carolyn Wingfield and Janet Cline, all of Washington and Emma Engleman, Loogootee and a brother, Robert Earl Pettigrew, Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Alan Burris and a brother, Jerry Pettigrew.
(May 19, 1999)

JOYCE STANDLEY
PLAINVILLE - Joyce M. Standley, 77, died unexpectedly at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Interment will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Frank Oakman will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. until service time Sunday.
She was born on July 21, 1921, in Marion County, to William and Ina (Bowers) Scott. She married Chester A. Standley on Sept. 26, 1936 and he survives.
Standley worked at the Daviess County Hospital for 11 years in housekeeping and kitchen work. She also worked at the Epsom School in the cafeteria for three years and was owner of the Standley Store in Epsom for 10 years. She was a Plainville United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Nelda Stuppy, Plainville; Jane Woodall, Sepring, Ky. and Genie Pounds, Ft. Pierce, Fla.; two sons, William Standley, Washington and Arthur Standley, Grand Berry, Texas; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
(May 19, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals May 20, 1999

NOTICE

BARBARA BURRIS
Barbara Jean Burris, 62, former local resident, died in Morton, Ill., Wednesday at 11:05 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 19, 1999)

OBITS

MARGARET KEMPF
Margaret B. Kempf, 86, 310 N.E. 20th St., died at the Washington Nursing Center at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. She was in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Simon's Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a church vigil service at 7 tonight.
She was born on Oct. 29, 1912, in Washington, to Joseph and Katherine (Kelly) Bordenet. She married Corwin James Kempf on April 12, 1934 and he preceded her in death on July 9, 1989.
Kempf, a 1930 Washington Catholic High School graduate, worked as a secretary for local dentist the late Dr. Steinhart during her early life. She was also a lifetime Daviess County resident and St. Simon's Church member.
Surviving are: her children, Col. Stephen James Kempf, Leavenworth, Kan. and Dr. Michael Carl Kempf, Athens, Ga.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a brother, Dennis Bordenet, Phoenix, Ariz.
She was also preceded in death by her sisters, Helen Hoffman, Bernadette Kramer and Aurelia Shepard.
(May 18, 1999)

ORIN HARMON
PLAINWELL, Mich. - Orin G. Harmon, 80, died at Lifecare Center, Plainwell, Mich., following an seven months illness.
Funeral services were in Richland, Mich. with interment in Royal Oak, Mich.
He was born on Aug. 11, 1918, in Odon, to Henry and Faye (McCoy) Harmon. In 1936, after graduating from Odon High School, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. Later, he transferred to the U.S. Air Force and became a pilot and received his wings in March 1943.
Harmon was among a group of pilots, during World War II, that flew supplies over the Himalayan Mountains, they became known as HUMP Pilots. He married Berdine M. Robinson, after World War II. Throughout his 20-year career he completed various assignments around the world including The Berlin Airlift and retired in 1961 with the rank of Lt. Colonel.
In 1961, he joined the Federal Aviation Administration where he retired in 1976 as the Branch Manger in Cleveland, Ohio. He spent time, after retirement, around the yard in his Richland home and attending World War II HUMP Pilot reunions visiting with friends.
Surviving besides his wife of 53 years, is his stepmother, Sylvia Harmon, Odon; a daughter, Nancy Kahn, Royal Oak, Mich.; a son, James Harmon, Des Plains, Ill.; three grandchildren; a sister, Janet Koonce, Evansville; four brothers, Ned Harmon, Washington; Karl Harmon, Martinsville; Paul Harmon, Portland, Or. and Fred Harmon, Florida.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Margaret Kennedy and Betty Harmon and three brothers, James W., Robert and Henry Dale Harmon.
(April 29, 1999)

DR. WILLIAM SEAT III
Dr. William R. Seat III, 78, 8 W. Walnut St., died at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center Tuesday at 10:55 a.m.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Harker will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery following cremation. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday.
Some information was not received by the Times-Herald in time for publication Wednesday.
Seat, a 1939 Washington High School graduate, was a World War II veteran having served in the Army Air Force from 1943 - 46 as a B-17 pilot. He was shot down over Germany and taken prisoner for several months, being rescued by General Patton's Army. He was honorably discharged from the service in 1946. He returned home and began teaching at Glendale High School for a year. He then attended the University of Chicago and obtained his master's degree.
The 1943 DePauw University, Greencastle, graduate taught at the University and later attended Indiana University receiving his Ph.D. degree. He accepted a position with Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Ill. and taught there as Head of the English Department until his retirement in 1978. He also taught in the local high school in the '80s as a substitute teacher.
(May 18, 1999)

BOB BOOTH
PETERSBURG - Bob Booth, 73, died due to complications from Diabetes at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Elizabeth Ann Seato Hospital, Boonville.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow, with the Rev. Doug Lucy officiating. Veteran's graveside services will be by Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Pike County, on April 12, 1926, to Howard and Madge Deen Booth. His mother later married Charles Hill. He married Mary Lou Hart and she survives.
Booth was a truck driver and Church of God Petersburg member. Also, he was a Moose Lodge, Petersburg and American Legion, Winslow, member.
Also surviving are: a son, Roger Booth, Petersburg; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
(May 19, 1999)

ROBERT RITTENHOUSE
BURNSVILLE, Minn. - Robert M. Rittenhouse, 82, Burnsville, Minn. and former Washington resident, died April 30 in Minneapolis after several years of illness.
The funeral was May 5 at the Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, Apple Valley, Minn., with his son-in-law, Dean Krych, officiating. Interment was in Acacia Park Cemetery, Apple Valley, Minn.
He was born July 1, 1916, in Washington, to Joseph H. and Lula Ruth (Buhner) Rittenhouse.
Rittenhouse, a 1934 Washington High School graduate, was a World War II member serving with the 95th Bomb Squadron and 17th Bomb Group. He worked many years with the Sunshine Biscuit Company in the sales department before retiring. He was a Richfield Lodge #33 AF&AM and the Scottish Rite member.
He observed 53 years of marriage with his wife, June Marcine, who survives him. Also surviving are: two daughters, Diane (Rittenhouse) Krych and Denise (Rittenhouse) Quintana and five grandchildren.
(April 30, 1999)

FUNERALS

DOROTHA FITZGERALD
The funeral for Dorotha Fitzgerald was at 10:30 this morning at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Arthur Boddy, Robert Gould, Hugh McLemore, Mike McLemore, Scott Rainey and Mark Ryan. Honorary pallbearer was Jack Colbert.

ORPHA HAGERTY
The funeral for Orpha N. Hagerty was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Old Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Reel, Ivan McCord, James Earl Casey, Steve Dayton, Thomas Burns and Gary Deckerd.

MATTHEW BUTCHER
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Church, Cannelburg, for the funeral of Matthew E. "Matt" Butcher with Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will as the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery, Montgomery. Pallbearers were: John Butcher, Mark Butcher, Bryan Bullock, Dale Delong, Lee Seal and Bill Ash. The honorary pallbearer was Randall Butcher.


Obituaries and Funerals May 19, 1999

NOTICE

MARGARET KEMPF
Margaret B. Kempf, 86, local resident, died at the Washington Nursing Center at 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 18, 1999)

OBITS

MARVIN LUNDY
EVANSVILLE - W. Marvin Lundy, 85, died at 12:30 p.m. Monday at the Deaconess Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Kriekhaus Sansom Funeral Home, Evansville. Pastor Spencer Downs will officiate with interment in the Centenary Methodist Cemetery. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Lundy graduated from Lockyear's Business College in 1936 and started working for Servel the next year. When Servel closed he went to work at what was then Evansville College as payroll accountant where he remained until 1970. He continued to garden, during this time, and had been involved with organic gardening methods since 1943. He had owned and operated Lone Pine Farms since its inception in 1954.
He regularly provided area stores and customers with organically grown produce and fruits. He was selected by the Evansville Courier to contribute information on several occasions, most recently to help celebrate Earth Day in 1990, (Sunday Courier April 22, 1990). He had served on the Scott Township election board and was one of the handful of dedicated pioneers to construct the original Inglefield telephone system in the early '50s.
Surviving are: a daughter, Ruth Lundy, Evansville; two sons, David W. Lundy, Newburgh and Buford Lundy, Evansville; a sister, Pauline Howard, Odon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
(May 17, 1999)

WINIFRED CATES
MONROE CITY - Winifred June Cates, 74, died at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, at 11 a.m. Friday. The Revs. Robert Lorimer and David Parman will officiate with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on June 6, 1924, in Knox County, to Clarence and Ethel (Muncy) Perry. They preceded her in death. She married Sam Cates Jr. on Dec. 13, 1941 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 10, 1990.
Cates and her husband operated their own trucking business. She was also a Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Monroe City and Moose Auxiliary in Washington member.
Surviving are: a son, Hal Cates, Monroe City; Rita Alton, Vincennes and four grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and five sisters.
Donations may be made to the Coronary Care Unit at Good Samaritan Hospital.
(May 18, 1999)

CARRIE HART
Carrie Jeannete Hart, 11, 1807 McCormick Avenue, died at 4:18 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Cissell will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. Friday.
She was born on Feb. 15, 1988, in Daviess County, to Chester L. and Karen S. (McGee) Hart. They survive in Washington.
She was a fourth grade student at Lena Dunn Elementary School.
Also surviving are: two brothers, Travis Criswell and Justin Smith, both of Washington and her grandmother, Olive Jones, Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Chester P. Hart, Wilma McGee and Bernard McGee.
(May 18, 1999)

DR. WILLIAM SEAT III
Dr. William R. Seat III, 78, 8 W. Walnut St., died at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center Tuesday at 10:55 a.m.
The funeral will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Harker will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery following cremation.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Saturday.
He was born on Nov. 9, 1920, in Lexington, Miss., to the Rev. Dr. William R. and Elizabeth (Rayner) Seat.
Seat was a professor at Northern Illinois University as head of the English Department, retiring in 1978. He was a First Baptist Church member, a church choir member and taught Men's Bible Class at church. He was also a 50-year member of Charity Lodge #30 F&AM and Washington Rotary Club member.
Surviving is a brother, David M. Seat, Centerville, Iowa.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Elizabeth Scott and a brother, Dr. Marshall Seat.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the First Baptist Church.
(May 18, 1999)

FUNERALS

MARY SCHEID
The funeral for Mary Scheid was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Eric Scheid, Brian Scheid, Jack Bissey, Bill Chapman, Larry Fitzgerald and Dale Allison.

MARY CONRAD
Funeral services for Mary Conrad were at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Larry Colvin, Richard Hamm, Robert Hamm, William Hamm, Darrell Alford and Dennis Dearing.

VIRGINIA BRANDON
The funeral for Virginia Brandon was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Blystone officiated with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Pallbearers were: Ernest Brandon, David Brandon, Richard Brandon, Douglas Brandon, Thomas Roderick and Thomas Roderick Jr.

MARY SPAULDING
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Mary Marguerite Spaulding. Frs. Lowell Will and David Martin were the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Lisa Marsh, Rex Marsh, Lori Baer, Natalie Kanaby, Ryan Spaulding, Michael Spaulding and Tom Kanaby, her grandchildren.


Obituaries and Funerals May 18, 1999
MARY CLEMENTS
Mary M. Clements, 81, 510 S.E. Fifth St., died at the Washington Nursing Center at 5:10 p.m. Saturday. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. David Harker will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on June 11, 1917, in Daviess County, to John D. and Opha (Bell) Quackenbush. They preceded her in death. She married Walter J. Clements on May 1, 1943 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 31, 1966.
Clements was a restaurant service worker and First Baptist Church member. She had lived most of her life in the community and was educated at the Waco schools.
Surviving are: her children, Mary Lou Spencer, Pendleton, Ind. and Ruth Greer, Madalia, Calif.; nine grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Ritha Ledgerwood.
(May 15, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals May 17, 1999

NOTICE

MARY CLEMENTS
Mary M. Clements, 81, local resident, died at the Washington Nursing Center, at 5:10 p.m. Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 15, 1999)

OBITS

MATTHEW BUTCHER
LOOGOOTEE - Matthew E. "Matt" Butcher, 31, died of natural causes at his residence Thursday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at All Saints Church. Interment will be in St. Peter's Cemetery, Montgomery, with Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a parish Vigil service at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on July 3, 1967, in Washington, to Donald and Gale (Williams) Butcher. They survive in Washington.
Butcher, a 1985 Barr-Reeve High School graduate, was employed at U.S. Gypsum. He was an All Saints Church, Cannelburg, member.
Also surviving are: two sons, Jeremy and Dustin Butcher, both at home; a daughter, Randee Lynn, at home; three brothers, John R. Butcher, Loogootee; Mark W. and Steven R. Butcher, both of Montgomery and two sisters, Karen M. Bullock, Cannelburg and Susan J. "Sue" Butcher, Washington.
(May 13, 1999)

MARY SPAULDING
Mary Marguerite Spaulding, 92, 301 N.W. Third St., died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary's Church. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and before the funeral hour on Tuesday. A Rosary will be prayed at 6 tonight.
She was born in Martin County, on Aug. 9, 1906, to James and Emma Jane (Lents) Downey. They preceded her in death. She married Sidney A. Spaulding on April 22, 1930 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 21. 1969.
Spaulding worked at Reliance Mfg. and St. Simon's Cafeteria. She had lived most of her life in the area community, attended Shoals schools and was a St. Mary's Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Jane Kidd, Washington; a son, Joseph M. Spaulding, Washington; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Bernard Downey and two sisters, Mabel Summers and Alma Cadlebert.
(May 15, 1999)

DOROTHA FITZGERALD
Dorotha Belle Fitzgerald, 90, formerly of S.E. Second Street, died at the Washington Nursing Center, at 10:10 p.m. Saturday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
She was born on Oct. 3, 1908, in Daviess County, to Delbert and Anna (Harbin) Fitzgerald.
Fitzgerald, a 1927 Washington High School graduate, was a retired saleswomen at Woolworth's working from 1927 to 1938. She also retired as an assistant cashier at the Washington National Bank serving from 1938 to 1973. She was a Beta Sigma Phi and First Baptist Church member. Also, she was an avid bridge player becoming a member in several Bridge clubs. Furthermore, she was an avid reader and had library card #1 from Carnegie Public Library.
She was the last of her family with several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews surviving.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters, Angeline Fitzgerald, Lucille Madden Armes, Pauline Fields and Kathryn Wetherall and two brothers, Joe and Heilman Fitzgerald.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Carnegie Public Library.
(May 15, 1999)

JOEL and MARTIN STOLL
LOOGOOTEE - Joel M. Stoll, 18 and Martin Lee Stoll, 12, died at 11:27 a.m. Saturday.
The funeral was at noon today at the Martin Stoll residence. Home ministers officiated with interment in Graber Cemetery.
Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of services.
Joel was born on Jan. 1, 1981, in Daviess County. Martin was born in Daviess County, on Feb. 1, 1987. Their parents are Martin and Josephine (Raber) Stoll. They survive in Loogootee. They were both Old Order Amish Church members.
Also surviving are: two sisters, Mary Ruth Stoll and Barbara Wagler, both of Loogootee and maternal grandparents, Jerome and Naomi Raber, Montgomery.
Their paternal grandparents, Joel and Fannie Stoll, preceded them in death.
(May 15, 1999)

ORPHA HAGERTY
Orpha N. Hagerty, 93, 111 Jamestown Square, Apartment 214, died in the Extended Care Unit at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Old Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
She was born on July 3, 1905, in Daviess County, to William E. and Lillian A. (White) Blagrave. She married Walter H. Hagerty on July 26, 1926 and he preceded her in death.
Hagerty, a 1925 Washington High School graduate, was a retired nurse working for 30 years at the Daviess County Hospital as well as in private duty nursing. She was an Eastern Star and Christ United Methodist Church member. Also, she was a Washington Blvd. Hospital School of Nursing in Chicago 1942 graduate.
Surviving are: a daughter, Barbara L. Norton, Columbus, Ind.; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a sister, Hazel Reel, Leigh Acres, Fla.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the American Heart Association.

MARY SCHEID
Mary Ellen Scheid, 86, Rt. #4, Billings Road, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Daviess Community Hospital Friday at 5:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate at the Veale Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after noon Tuesday.
She was born on June 25, 1912, in Daviess County, to Oscar and Ellen (Allison) Billings. She married Forrest H. Scheid, on June 9, 1939 and he preceded her in death on April 14, 1995.
Scheid, a 1930 Washington High School graduate, was a retired teacher. She taught home economics and English at the Washington Community School for 16 years and received a B.S. degree from the Terre Haute Teacher's College. She was a Delta Kappa Gamma, Wesley Circle of the Church, Indiana Teacher's Association and Daviess County Teacher's Association. She was also a Christ United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a son, James Edward Scheid, Washington; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Forrest Allen Scheid and a sister, Nellie Enley.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Christ United Methodist Church.
(May 14, 1999)

FUNERALS

ABBIE WADSWORTH
The funeral for Abbie Wadsworth was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Interment was in the Raglesville Cemetery. The Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Pallbearers were: Lee Wadsworth, Chris Webster, Bill Webster, Wayne Young, Phillip Strauser, Brady Strauser, Kenny Donavan and Tim Logue.

VALERIA SANDERS
Graveside services for Valeria L. Sanders was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. John Manges officiated.

ELBERT WALKER
A funeral mass for Elbert J. Walker was Saturday at St. John Catholic Church with Frs. Leo Kiesel and Leo Haigerty officiating. Pallbearers were: Dan Gregory, David Gregory, Mark Gregory, Scott Fellwock, Tom Dawson and Bob Carie.

CHESTER FLOREK
A mass was celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Chester J. Florek. Frs. Lowell Will and Bernard Pietrzak were the concelebrants.
Interment was in St. John's Cemetery, Washington. Pallbearers were: David Graf, Jeffery Florek, Joseph Florek, Kenneth Florek, Ed Malewicki and Tony Pietranczyk.

JOHN LETT
The funeral for John Lett was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. John's Episcopal Church. Fr. Dennis Latta officiated. Interment was at the Oak Grove Cemetery following cremation. Pallbearers were: Lon Horrall, James Hamersly, Tommy Thompson, John Newland, Henry Gwaltney and Dr. H.O. Norton.

HARVEY ARCHER SR.
The funeral for Harvey R. "Litt" Archer Sr. was at 11 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Tom Leighty officiated. Interment was at the Oaktown Cemetery. Military graveside services were by the Linton American Legion.
Pallbearers were: Steve Martin, Roger Blackwell, Randy Archer, Danny Archer, Benny Snyder and Steven Martin.


Obituaries and Funerals May 15, 1999
MARY CONRAD
Mary C. Conrad, 80, formerly of 520 N.E. Second St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 10:55 p.m. She had been ill several months.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon Tuesday until the funeral hour at the funeral home.
She was born March 10, 1919, in Alfordsville to Thomas and Pauline (Hurst) Hamm. She married Edward J. Conrad, and he died in 1985.
She was educated in Daviess County schools.
Surviving are a brother, James Ham, Washington.
Two brothers, Paul and William J. Hamm Sr., and two sisters, Roberta Colvin and Rosana Hamm are deceased.
(May 13, 1999)

MARILOU ELKINS
The funeral for Marilou Elkins was at 1 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Larry Barr officiated. Pallbearers were: David A. Elkins, Donald W. Wright, Phillip E. Elkins, Corbett R. Wolf, Christopher Hederick and Mark A. Sanders.


Obituaries and Funerals May 14, 1999

NOTICES

MARY CONRAD
Mary K. Conrad, 80, local resident, died at the Washington Nursing Center at 10:55 p.m. Thursday. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 13, 1999)

CHESTER FLOREK
Chester J. Florek, 68, 109 N.W. Second St., died at 11:55 p.m. Wednesday at his residence. He had been in failing health for a week.
The funeral has been changed from 11 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. Mary's Church. Frs. Lowell Will and Bernard Pietrzak will officiate. Interment will be at the St. John's Cemetery, Washington.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a rosary prayed at 7:30 tonight.
(May 12, 1999)

OBIT

HARVEY ARCHER SR.
LINTON - Harvey R. "Litt" Archer Sr., 63, formerly of Bicknell, died at 10:11 a.m. Thursday at the Greene County General Hospital, Linton.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. Interment will be at the Oaktown Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1936, in Oaktown, to George and Dolly (VanPatten) Archer. They preceded him in death.
Archer was retired from Navel Weapons Support Center at Crane, where he worked in the Battery Department. He was a Linton VFW Post #7118, Frank Courtney Post #22 American Legion, Linton and Linton Moose Lodge member. He was also a 15 year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corp having served in Viet Nam.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sandra Siewers, Vincennes; a son, Harvey R. "Ron" Archer Jr., Bicknell; three brothers, John "Bill" Archer, Raglesville; Harley "Biggen" Archer, Linton and Danny "Buck" Archer, Bicknell; two sisters, Thelma Carter, Bicknell and Lucille Boyles, Hymera; a halfsister, Georgia Black, Bicknell and three grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, a sister and a halfbrother.
(May 13, 1999)

FUNERAL

ROBERT FIELDS
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Robert H. Fields with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Internment was in St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: James Small, Dennis Petty, Donald Fields, Harold Barber, Robert Wininger and Kenneth Fields. The honorary pallbearer was Walter McKinney.


Obituaries and Funerals May 12, 1999

NOTICES

ABBIE WADSWORTH
MUNCIE - Abbie Wadsworth, 88, former Odon resident, died at the Ball Memorial Hospital at 4:28 this morning. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, is in charge of arrangements.
(May 12, 1999)

VIRGINIA BRANDON
YPSILANTI, Mich. - Virginia Brandon, 81, formerly of S.W. Third, died at the Fairfax Manor Nursing Center in Ypsilanti, Mich. Tuesday. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 11, 1999)

OBITS

VALERIA SANDERS
PETERSBURG - Valeria L. Sanders, 70, died of heart failure at her residence Monday at 8:30 a.m.
Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. John Manges will officiate.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Pike County, on June 22, 1928, to Leonard and Clara (O'Neal) Hale. She married Jack R. Sanders and he preceded her in death on April 18, 1990.
Sanders was a First Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Keith Sanders, Huntingtown, Maryland; a daughter, Kathy Bowman, Petersburg and five grandchildren.
(May 10, 1999)

ELBERT WALKER
PHARR, Texas - Elbert Joseph Walker, 78, formerly of Loogootee, died at 10:55 a.m. Tuesday at the McAllen (Texas) Medical Center.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. John Catholic Church with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. A prayer service followed by a Knights of Columbus services will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 27, 1921, in Loogootee, to Peter and Mary (Larkin) Walker. He married Dorothy Pittman and she survives.
Walker was a St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee, The Knights of Columbus, American Legion and the Eagles member. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in Iran and the Near East. He graduated from Loogootee High School in 1939 and later, graduated from Indiana University. He was self-employed and operated the Lamasco Paint and Lacquer Company in Evansville for over 20 years. Retiring in 1983, and following their love of golf, they built a home adjoining a golf course in a country club complex in Pharr, Texas.
Also surviving are: a sister, Mildred McGovern, Indianapolis and two brothers, Dick Walker, Loogootee and Leonard Walker, Charlotte, N.C.
He was proceeded in death by: a sister, Helen Fuller and a brother, Paul Walker.
(May 11, 1999)

JOHN LETT
John Howard Lett, 89, 406 S.E. 11th St., died at his residence Tuesday at 12:25 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the St. John's Episcopal Church. Fr. Dennis Latta will officiate. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery following cremation.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel.
He was born on July 24, 1909, in Washington, to Hugh and Ida (Cochrane) Lett. He married Mary Eunice Williams on Feb. 22, 1930 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 7, 1980. He later married Emma Lou Fox on June 8, 1992 and she survives.
Lett was with the Burrough's Office Machine Co. 1030-1045; in 1945 he joined the family business, Lett's Hatchery. He attended St. John's Episcopal Church. Also, he was a Charity Lodge #30 F&AM 50 year member; Scottish Rite, Evansville, 50 year member; Hadi Shrine, Evansville, member; Daviess Shrine Club member and past president; Washington Elks and Washington Country Club member. He was a 1927 Washington High School graduate and Lockyears Business College, Evansville, graduate.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Mary Eunice Fox, Waterford, Mich.; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Martha Ward, Indianapolis and a brother, William D. Lett, Washington.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: St. John's Episcopal Church or Lincoln Trails Hospice.
(May 11, 1999)

FUNERAL

LOIS KING
The funeral for Lois C. King was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday, at 1:30 p.m. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Ministers John Manges and Pat Arthur officiated. Pallbearers were: Dene Bartley, Seth Bartley, Jim King, Larry King, Jeremy Longest, Don Lisman, Dick Williams and Doug Craig. Honorary pallbearers were: her granddaughters, Charity, Candace and Alaina Bartley and Courtney Longest, Royce Baker and Wallace Matteson.


Obituaries and Funerals May 10, 1999

NOTICE

ROBERT FIELDS
Roberts S. Fields, 58, 2300 Countryview Estates, Apartment 19, died at 10:15 p.m. Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 9, 1999)

OBITS

LOIS KING
PETERSBURG - Lois C. King, 66, died of complications from Multiple Sclerosis at 8:19 a.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday, at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Ministers John Manges and Pat Arthur will officiate.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
She was born on March 2, 1933, in Knox County, to Boyd and Martha (Roberts) Lisman. She married Jack E. King and he survives.
King was a member of the Church of Christ.
Also, surviving are her daughters, Lana Bartley and Jacqueline King, both of Petersburg; her brother, Donald Lisman, Charlotte, N.C. and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Rose Mary Matteson.
(May 7, 1999)

SENORA CULLOP
BRUCEVILLE - Senora Cullop, 92, Bruceville, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday.
Services will be at graveside at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery with Rev. Don Chambers officiating.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
She was born in Knox County, on Aug. 25, 1906, to John Buford and Edna Hill Morfford. She married Victor Alva Cullop on Dec. 25, 1924 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 31, 1986.
Cullop lived all of her life in the Knox County area and was the former owner of Sunshine Mine Restaurant, Tastee Treat, and Lone Eagle Service Station.
She is survived by a son, Larry Cullop, Bicknell; a sister, Opal Robertson, Muskegon, Mich.; three granddaughters; six great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by an infant son, Billy Doug Cullop; two sisters, three brothers and a great-grandson, John Conner Emmel.
Memorials may be made to the John Conner Emmel Memorial Nursery Department of the Bethel United Church of Christ in Freelandville.
(May 8, 1999)

GEORGE OSMON
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - George A. Osmon, 93, formerly of Plainville, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Plainville Cemetery. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1905, in Epsom, to Austin and Maude (Williams) Osmon. He married Grace Katherine Fenneman on June 9, 1933, and she preceded him in death on June 18, 1978.
Osmon was a retired parts manager with Chevrolet Agency. He was also a Christ United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Dr. Leon H. Osmon, Titusville, Fla.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Vonda Myers, Lafayette; Jackie Garner, Bloomington and Ruby Wilson, Plainville and two brothers, Robert Osmon, Plainville and Charles T. Osmon, Fairfield Glades, Tenn.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Mims United Methodist Church, 3302 Green St., Mims, Fla. 32754.
(May 5, 1999)

HERSCHEL SATTERFIELD
OTWELL - Herschel Ray Satterfield, 70, died at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis Saturday at 5 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Vincent Church in Pike County. The Rev. Caldwell will officiate with interment in Vincent Cemetery in Pike County.
Calling hours are from 2 to 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday at the Curtis Funeral Home, 300 Walnut St., Winslow and from 1 p.m. until service time at the church Tuesday.
He was born to Washington and Lola (Tony) Satterfield, in Crawford County, on Dec. 12, 1928. He married Joyce Brittain on June 19, 1955. She survives.
Satterfield was a gas station business owner and American Legion of Winslow member. He had served in Korea from 1952 to 1954.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Joyce Diane Montgomery, Otwell; two sons, Ronald Ray Satterfield, Otwell; Chris A. Satterfield, Oakland City; four grandchildren and two brothers, Verschel Satterfield, Velpen and Leroy Satterfield, Petersburg.
He was preceded in death by granddaughter, Heather Montgomery and a sister, Norma Wiscaver.
(May 8, 1999)

SHARON ALLEN
BRIGHTON, Colo. - Sharon M. Allen, 59, died in Adams County, Colo. on May 6.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Brighton Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Brighton, Colorado. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Bruceville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the McClure Funeral Home in Bruceville from 11:30 a.m. until time of service.
She was born in Vincennes, on Sept. 5, 1939, to Goldie and Hazel (Wheeler) Johnson. She married David W. Allen on Sept. 6, 1958, in Bruceville and he survives.
Allen was manager of the Brighton Shamrock Corner Store in Brighton, Colo. since 1990. She had previously managed the 7-11 store on East Bridge Street in Brighton. She had spent most of her life in Bruceville, spent some years in Whitfield, and had worked in Vincennes. She was a member of the Brighton Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. She had lived in Brighton since 1980, but was close to retiring and moving back to Bruceville.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by three sons, Ronald Allen, Vincennes; David Duane Allen, Brighton and Steven L. Allen, Thornton, Colo.; a daughter, Penni LaBate, Brighton; 13 grandchildren; two brothers, Charles E. Johnson, Huntingburg and Robert Lee Johnson, Florida and a sister, LaVetta Peevler, Broomfield, Colo.
She was preceded in death by both parents; a brother, Harry E. Johnson and a sister, Dorothy M. McKinney.
(May 6, 1999)

THELMA SELLERS
FRANKLIN - Thelma Mae Sellers, 86, formerly of Elnora, died Sunday at 3:45 a.m. at the Masonic Home in Franklin. She had been in failing health for several months.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home in Odon with internment in Prairie Chapel Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and on Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. An Eastern Star memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born July 21, 1912, in Daviess County, to Benjamin and Clara (Parker) Fidler. She married Charles C. Sellers on Feb. 11, 1932 and he died on July 14, 1997.
Sellers was a housewife. She was also a 50 year member of the Order of the Eastern Star, Elnora Chapter and a member of the First Christian Church in Washington.
She is survived by a son, Billy C. Sellers, Franklin, two grandsons and a great grandson.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Jean Sellers; a sister, Helen Orender and a brother, Herschel Fidler.
(May 9, 1999)

DICK McCLELLAN
PETERSBURG - Dick R. McClellan, 51, died of cancer at 4 a.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Pastor Steve Frederick will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Dec. 28, 1947, in Petersburg, to Glenn H. and Louise (Minnis) McClellan.
McClellan was a control operator with Hoosier Energy. He also attended the First Baptist Church and was a Moose Lodge member in Petersburg.
Surviving are: a son, Chad McClellan; a daughter, Amy McClellan and a brother, George McClellan, all of Petersburg.
(May 9, 1999)

BERNICE MASON
BICKNELL - R. Bernice Egbert Mason, 91, died at her residence Saturday at 5:10 a.m.
The funeral will be Tuesday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Revs. Gary Cooper and John Mason Moreland will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 to 9 at her residence today.
She was born in Wheatland, on July 8, 1907, to Stanley and Harriett (Black) Egbert. She married J. Earl Mason, at the Bicknell United Methodist Church, on Dec. 27, 1925. He survives.
Mason, a 1925 Bicknell High School graduate, wrote the Bicknell Centennial Book in 1969; a cookbook and was in the Who's Who in Hoosier Authors in 1982. She was a housewife in her own home, Bicknell United Methodist Church member, S.S. Class #23 and United Methodist Women member active in Church and Knox County choirs. She came to Bicknell in 1932.
Also surviving are: her children, Jack Mason, Oaktown; Rita Rish and Vicki Moreland, both of Bicknell; Patricia Atkinson, Midlothian, Va. and Dr. James W. Mason, Zephyr Hills, Fla.; 21 grandchildren, several great and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Geraldine Rakre.
(May 8, 1999)

FUNERALS

KARLA CRESGY
The funeral for Karla Kay Cresgy was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. James Payton officiated with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Eric Cresgy, Richard Cresgy, David Riffey, John Wininger, Josh Sorter and Harold Kleiser.

MARY McGLONE
The funeral for Mary J. McGlone was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. The Rev. Frank Renner officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Edward Lagneau, Thomas Lagneau, Matthew McGlone, Keith Marsh, Alfred Jarniac and Larry Dee McGlone.


Obituaries and Funerals May 8, 1999
EDNA BARNES
PLAINVILLE-- Edna Myrtle Barnes, 96, died Thursday at 11:40 p.m. at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been ill for several years.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Jonathon Ingram will officiate. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday until the funeral hour.
She was born July 31, 1902, to Richard and Rachel E. (Wilson) Williams. She married Harry L. Barnes on June 7, 1922, and he preceded her in death.
She was a homemaker and a lifetime resident of Daviess County. She was a member of the Plainville Christian Church.
She attended Steele Township Elementary and graduated from Plainville High School in 1921.
She is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Gordon (Coletta Jo) Strange, Plainville, one grandson, two great grandchildren and a brother, Earl W. Williams, Clay Center, Kan.
A sister, Helen Winkler, is deceased.
(May 6, 1999)

RAYMOND GILLICK
Services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday at the Lee Funeral Home in Loogootee for Raymond Junior Gillick.
Raymond Williams officiated. Burial was in the Truelove Cemetery. Loogootee American Legion conducted graveside rites.
Pallbearers were Tony A. Ranard, Tony C. Ranard, Chuck Sheppard, Michael Ray, David Ray and Brandon Jones.

JOSEPH WARE
EVANSVILLE-- Joseph P. Ware, 88, died Thursday at 3 a.m. at the Core Nursing Center of Evansville.
Graveside services will be held on Monday at the Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville.
He was born June 21, 1910, to Myrtle Sturgeon and Daniel Henry Ware.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Dorothy Shake and Mildred Leonard and a step-sister Fern Tomey.
(May 6, 1999)

RON ARVIN
Funeral services were at 10:30 a.m. for Ronald L. Arvin at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated. Burial was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers were: Jack Bissey, Jim Scheid, Randy Gharst, Charlie Etter, Martin Mumaw III, and Marion Barber.


Obituaries and Funerals May 7, 1999

NOTICE

EDNA BARNES
PLAINVILLE - Edna Myrtle Barnes, 96, died at the Washington Nursing Center at 5:40 pm. Thursday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 6, 1999)

OBITUARY

CLARENCE SCHLACHTER
The Rev. Monsignor Clarence A. Schlachter, 78, Evansville, died on May 5.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church with Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger and Priests of the Diocese of Evansville officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery. Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel is handling arrangements.
Visitation will be Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, where there will be a memorial service at 7 p.m.
Schlachter was ordained a Catholic Priest for the Diocese of Evansville in 1946. He served in parishes in Washington, Evansville, Princeton, Schnellville and Elberfeld. He served as the Diocesan Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith, from 1953 until his death.
He also served as chaplain of the Evansville Serra Club. In 1967, he was named a Domestic Prelate in the church and given the title Reverend Monsignor.
Surviving are his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Margaret Schlachter, his brother, Edgar and his sister, Lorraine Nold.
(May 5, 1999)

FUNERALS

LARRY WALTON
The funeral for Larry Lee Walton was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with the Rev. Morris Westfall and Jerald Humphrey officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Bauer, Jesse Walton, Richard Williams, James Williams, George Kestler and Kevin Wininger.

CHESTER DAFFRON
The funeral for Chester Ray Daffron was at 1 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bill Beard, David Daffron, Doug Emmick, Brian Vaughn, Harold Daffron and Steve Lee.


Obituaries and Funerals May 6, 1999

GATHEL FISCUS
BLOOMINGTON - Gathel Jane Lawyer Fiscus, 73, formerly of Plainville, died at 9:35 a.m. Wednesday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, 700 Gourley Pike, Bloomington. The Rev. Don Smith will officiate with interment in the Valhalla Memory Gardens.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel.
She was born on Sept. 24, 1925, in Indianapolis, to Howard and Pearl (Kirchoff) Egolf.
Fiscus retired in 1995 from Ben Franklin as a bookkeeper after 13 years. She was a Moose Lodge, VFW Auxiliary and American Legion Auxiliary member. She was also of the Methodist faith.
Surviving are: her husband, Chester William Fiscus, Bloomington; five sons, Daniel, Roger, Dennis, Steve and Toby Fiscus, all of Bloomington; a daughter, Valerie Lewis, Bloomington; 17 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren and a brother, Howard Egolf, Peoria, Ariz.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Lawyer, in 1964.
(May 5, 1999)

OSCAR KREITZER
INDIANAPOLIS - Oscar David Kreitzer, 70, formerly of Loogootee, died at 3:22 a.m. Wednesday at the Community East Hospital, Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery in Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1928, in Dubois County, to Frederick Welhelm and Eva (Hoffman) Kreitzer. They preceded him in death.
Surviving are: two sons, Mark Kreitzer, Bedford and Steven Kreitzer, Ooltewah, Tenn.; two daughters, Diana Parker, Indianapolis and Becky Mattingly, Dallas and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by his wife, Esther Hovis Kreitzer and a brother, Edward Kreitzer.
(May 5, 1999)

KARLA CRESGY
Karla Kay Cresgy, 63, 232 Apraw Road, died at her residence this morning at 5:24.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. James Payton will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and after 9 a.m. Sunday until service time.
She was born to Carl and Dorothy (O'Brien) Riffey, on April 1, 1936, in Daviess County. She married William Cresgy on July 29, 1983, and he survives.
Cresgy, a 1954 Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a secretary at Crane Depot for 17 years.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Dorinda Fields and Terri Small, both of Washington and Rex Ann Smith, Indianapolis; a son, Larry Rainey Jr., Washington; her stepmother, Nelda Riffey, Vincennes; a stepdaughter, Melody Wininger, Washington; two stepsons, Eric Cresgy, Washington and Anthony Cresgy, Chattanooga, Tenn.; six grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a stepgreat-grandchild and a brother, Terry Riffey, Orange Park, Fla.
(May 6, 1999)

FUNERALS

ZELMA MUMAW
Funeral services for Zelma Bernice Mumaw were at 10:30 this morning at Gill Chapel. Bros. Cliff Woodrum and Ben R. Bean officiated. Burial was in Scotland Cemetery in Greene County. Pallbearers were: Bob Waggoner, Steve Waggoner, Roger Waggoner, Larry McRoberts, Jerry Harbstreit and Steve Dyer. Honorary pallbearers were: Jim Fisher, Carl Arford, Tom Waggoner, Rex Malone, Ray Malone and Don Peed.

WINIFRED GRAHAM
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Winifred Heekin Graham. The Most Rev. Gerald Gettelfinger, Most Rev. Robert Lynch, Fr. David Martin, Fr. Lowell Will and Fr. Jonathan Fassero O.S.B. were the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Seng, Lawrence Seng, Richard Seng, Derek Meier, Michael Graham, Jeff Schoeny and Greg Schoeny. The honorary pallbearer was John Mack Graham.

VIRGINIA CUMMINES
The funeral for Virginia L. Cummines was at 10 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Larry Barr officiated. Interment was in Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Pallbearers were: Chris Schapker, Bruce Barr, Mitch Schapker, Joe France, Scott Schapker and Ellis Gray.


Obituaries and Funerals May 5, 1999

JUNIOR GILLICK
WEST MINSTER, Calif. - Junior Gillick, 69, died Thursday in California.
The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Lee Funeral Home in Loogootee. Interment will be in Truelove Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Loogootee American Legion.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. until services Friday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 25, 1930, in Martin County, to Leon and Margaret (Harker) Gillick. He married Livia Maros on Jan. 29, 1954 and she survives.
Gillick was retired for the U.S. Army.
Also surviving are: a sister, Doris Williams, Bloomington and his stepmother, EmaLee Gillick, Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by his mother and a sister, Patricia Evelyn Gillick.
(April 29, 1999)

CHESTER DAFFRON
BICKNELL - Chester Ray Daffron, 58, died at 5:28 a.m. Tuesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday with Masonic memorial at 7 p.m. by the Edwardsport Masonic Lodge #521 F&AM.
He was born on Dec. 1, 1940, in Elnora, to William J. and Pearly (Crouch) Daffron. They preceded him in death.
Daffron was retired from GM Truck and Bus Group on White River Parkway in Indianapolis in 1991 after 30 years of service as a forklift operator. He was a Lynhurst Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Shrine of Indianapolis, UAM Local 23 in Indianapolis and French Club in Bicknell member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Jullie Messer, Bicknell; two sons, Douglas and Troy Daffron, both of Bicknell; a brother, Harold Daffron, Washington; four sisters, Laura Ferguson, Washington; Esther Helderman, Elnora; Alma Beard, Vincennes and Lucille Cox, Ohio and seven grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Bill and Bob Daffron and two sisters, Jean Newson and Dorothy Robbins.
(May 4, 1999)

MARY McGLONE
BICKNELL - Mary J. McGlone, 78, died at her residence Tuesday at 6 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church. The Rev. Frank Renner will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Oct. 6, 1920, in Krebs, Okla., to Edward and Juliett (Devaux) Lagneau. She married Ralph McGlone on May 17, 1941 and he survives.
McGlone had worked at Tastee Treet in Bicknell. She was a St. Philip Neri Church and Legion of Mary member. She was a religion teacher and had sung in the choir. Also, she was a member and served meals for Senior Citizens.
Also surviving are: two sons, R. Michael McGlone, Oaktown and Tim W. McGlone, Bicknell; two brothers, Edward and Thomas Lagneau, both of Princeton; a sister, Jeanne Redfern, Decker; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann, who died in 1985 and a grandchild.
(May 4, 1999)

FUNERALS

ARTHUR ELLIS JR.
Funeral services for Arthur 'Art” Galen Ellis Jr. were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Steven Kaetzel and Fred Haywood officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens Mausoleum. American Legion and VFW presented the flag. Pallbearers were: Alan Wilson, Brendan Dwyer, David Baker, Michael Baker, Bill Slatton and Glenwood Lenn. Honorary pallbearers were Cody Wilson and Skylar Wilson.

MILLARD JERRELL
The funeral for Millard E. Jerrell was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Dan Caldwell and the Rev. Eddie Willis officiated with interment in Martin Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Wayne Atkins, Jon Ashby, Kelly Atkins, Ron Phillips, Mike Lutz and Bill Slaven.


Obituaries and Funerals May 4, 1999

KAREN HAMM
PETERSBURG - Karen E. Hamm, 53, died at 6:53 a.m. Monday following an automobile accident on Hwy. 57 south of Petersburg.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home, 323 North Main St., Oakland City. The Rev. Keith Jenkins Jr. will officiate with the interment at Clain Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 2, 1945, in Petersburg. Hamm was a homemaker and a lifetime Petersburg area resident. She also attended Littles General Baptist Church.
Surviving are: her husband, Jack Hamm; daughter, Diane Hill, Petersburg; Jackie M. Hamm Jr., Petersburg; her mother, Marie Ashby, Littles, Ind.; three sisters, Vivian Grubb, Oatsville; Ruth Copple, Winslow and Joan Hale, New Albany; four brothers, Dave Hale, Oatsville; Terry Hale, Petersburg; Gerald Hale, Portage, Ind. and Kenny Hale, Arthur, Ind. and six grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Louis Hall and a sister, Goldie Bradfield.
(May 3, 1999)

VIRGINIA CUMMINES
PETERSBURG - Virginia L. 'Sis” Cummines, 63, died of heart failure at the Daviess Community Hospital Monday at 5:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 8 a.m. Thursday until services.
She was born in Knox County, on July 13, 1935, to Eldon W. and Nellie (Tryon) Frye. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives in Monroe City.
Also surviving are: her husband, Robert Cummines and a brother, Ed Frye, Petersburg.
A brother, John Frye, also preceded her in death.
(May 3, 1999)

GILBERT CLINTON
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. - Gilbert Niles Clinton, 88, formerly of Sikeston, Mo., died at the Cape Girardeau (Mo.) Residential Care City Saturday at 10:35 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cape Girardeau, Mo. Msr. Richard Rolwing will officiate with interment in the St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cape Girardeau.
An evening service will be conducted tonight at 4:30; Parish prayers at 7 and KC Rosary at 7:30, all at the Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel, 829 N. West End Boulevard Cape Girardeau, MO 63701.
He was born on March 8, 1911, in Plainville, to Daniel J. and Lula (Fettic) Clinton. He married Marie B. Grojean on June 9, 1935, in Sikeston, Mo. She preceded him in death on Sept. 14, 1995.
Clinton was self-employed at a business entrepreneur in Cape Girardeau. He was a St. Mary’s Cathedral member in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Also, he was a Knights of Columbus Council 11205 member.
Surviving are: a son, Roy J. Clinton, West Monroe, La.; two daughters, Barbara A. Lohr, Jackson, Mo. and Bonnie Marie Eaglin, Morehead, Ky.; four sisters, Ruth Hamlon, Indianapolis; Louise Theissen, Joy Cummingham and Dorothy Baldwin, all of Indiana; a brother, Ray Clinton, Sikeston, Mo.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by: two brothers, a half-brother and a half-sister.
Memorials may be made to the Gilbert N. Clinton Memorial Fund, St. Mary’s Cathedral, Cape Girardeau, MO 63803.
(May 1, 1999)

ARLO BREIDENBAUGH JR.
JASPER - Arlo Breidenbaugh Jr., 78, died at 11:40 p.m. Friday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Christ Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial in Community Cemetery, Haysville. VFW Post 673 will conduct military graveside rites.
Visitation will be from 11 to 9 tonight at the Becher & Kluesner Downtown Chapel, Jasper. The Navy Club will have a memorial service at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Sept. 12, 1920, near Portersville, to Arlo Sr. and Josephine (Frank) Breidenbaugh. He married Jean (Huls) Sermersheim on Dec. 31, 1955. She survives.
Breidenbaugh served for 6 1/2 years in the U.S. Navy, at which time he was one of two yeomen on board the USS Augusta to take top secret notes at the meeting between President Roosevelt and Prime Minister Churchill. Upon his return to Jasper in 1945. He started a concrete block plant and building supply firm, Breidenbaugh Bros. Builders Supply, which was later called Breidenbaugh’s Inc. He was president of Breidenbaugh’s Transportation Safety Barrier at the time of his death.
Also, he was a First Presbyterian Church member in Jasper where he served as elder and was on the redevelopment committee for building a new church. He was a member of the American Legion Post 147, the BPO Elks, the Loyal Order of the Moose, Dubois County Navy Club, the Dubois County 40 & 8, the VFW Post 673, a member and past president of the National Pre Cast Concrete Association and member of the Indiana Constructors Inc. serving for the last three years on the planning commission.
Also surviving are: three sons, Arnold Breidenbaugh, Tampa, Fla.; John Sermersheim, Jasper and Kim J. Sermersheim, Guayaquil Ecuador; two daughters, Brenda Betz, Atlanta and Arletta (Breidenbaugh) Newton, Indianapolis and 10 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Anita (Rabal) Breidenbaugh and a brother, Arnett Breidenbaugh.
Memorial contributions may be made to: the First Presbyterian Building Church Fund or the National Pre Cast Foundation Educational Fund.
(April 30, 1999)

EDNA KIDWELL
BICKNELL - Edna Helen Kidwell, 93, formerly of Shoals, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Monday at 6:50 a.m.
The funeral will be at noon Thursday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Shoals. Fr. Leo Kiesel will officiate with interment in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Wampler Shaw Chapel, 118 South Washington St., Bicknell and Thursday from 10 a.m. to noon at the church. Also, Fr. Frank Zenner will give the recitation of Rosary at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Wampler Shaw Chapel, 118 South Washington St. Visitation will be two hours before service time at the church.
She was born in Pike County, on Sept. 14, 1905, to Noah and Julia (Coward) Kidwell.
Kidwell was a retired postal clerk with the Shoals Post Office. Also, she was a St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Alter Society St. Mary's and St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Bicknell, member. She came to Bicknell in 1980.
Surviving are: several nieces and nephews; several great-nieces and nephews and several great-great nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
(May 3, 1999)

RONALD ARVIN
Ronald Leon Arvin, 85, 331 Knollwood Drive, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Monday at 4:15 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday until service time. Kiwanis Memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
He was born to Elias and Elizabeth (Kassler) Arvin, on June 1, 1913, in Daviess County. He married Lorene Scheid on July 31, 1940 and she survives.
Arvin, a 1930 Washington High School graduate, was a retired newspaperman. He started as the editor for the Washington Herald in 1950. He was the Washington Herald editor until June 1, 1964 when the newspapers merged to create the Times-Herald, serving as editor until his retirement in 1978. He had served as the sports editor and city editor for the Washington Herald from February 1936 to December 1959. He served as an area correspondent for 25 years for AP, UPI, Indianapolis Star and News, Louisville Courier Journal, and Evansville Courier. He was a Christ United Methodist Church member. Furthermore, he was an Elks member, Washington Kiwanis Club 50-year member, past Lieutenant Governor, past president and former member of the Board of Church. Also, he had lectured at Vincennes University Journalism classes.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Linda A. Bancroft, South Bend; a son, Paul R. Arvin, Zionsville; five grandchildren; a great-granddaughter and a sister, Margaret Bolling, Lawrenceburg, Ind.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Christ United Methodist Church Memorial Fund.
(May 3, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals May 3, 1999

WINIFRED GRAHAM
Winifred Heekin Graham, 82, 1202 Winbrook Drive, died at 5:30 p.m. Friday at her residence. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Simon's Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment in St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral hours on Wednesday. There will be a Christian Wake service at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Nov. 15, 1916, in Cincinnati, to Daniel M. and Cressentia (Verkamp) Heekin. She married Ziba F. Graham, on Oct. 7, 1939 and he survives.
Graham was a St. Simon's Church member, Bible study leader, Keep Christ in Christmas member and Eucharistic minister to several of the nursing homes in Washington. She was a Monday Afternoon Club, Tri Kappa and Washington Country Club member. She was founder and longtime member of the St. Simon's Parent Teacher's Association. She came to Daviess County after her marriage. Also, she was a Summitt School in Cincinnati graduate, graduated from Marymount College with associated arts degree and attended Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.
Also surviving are: her children, Ziba Graham Jr. and John B. Graham, both of Washington; Ann Seng, Toledo, Ohio; Emily Schoeny, Cincinnati and Cress Meier, Gross Pointe, Mich.; 17 grandchildren and a sister, Jeanne Heekin Graham, Washington.
Memorials may be made to the Sacrementine Monastery at Conway, MI, 49722; American Cancer Society or the Catholic Education Endowment.
(April 30, 1999)

LARRY WALTON
LOOGOOTEE - Larry Lee Walton, 55, died at 9 a.m. Saturday at the I.U. Medical Center, Indianapolis. He had been in failing health since December 1998.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and before the funeral on Thursday.
He was born on April 14, 1944, in Tucson, Ariz., to Courtney and Catherine (White) Walton. They preceded him in death. He married Jeannie Williams on Oct. 7, 1962.
Walton was a truck driver and operated a photography shop in Loogootee. He was also active in the Rowdy Nights DJ Service. He was a Westview Christian Church, Campbellsburg, member. She came to Daviess County in 1980 and was educated in Campbellsburg schools.
Surviving are: his children, Lelan Walton and Tammy Brumett, both of Washington and Kimberly Bauer, Shoals; six grandchildren and a sister, Mary Kestler, Columbus, Ind.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Aaron.
(May 1, 1999)

MILLARD JERRELL
PETERSBURG - Millard E. Jerrell, 91, died of heart failure at 7:58 p.m. Friday at the St. Mary's Medical Center, Welborn Campus Evansville.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Bro. Dan Caldwell will officiate with interment in Martin Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation is tonight at the funeral home from 3 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born in Pike County, on Sept. 6, 1907, to Jonathan and Roseann (Bolin) Jerrell. He married Alice Phillips and she survives.
Jerrell was a Glezen Revival Center member.
Also surviving are: a son, Millard "Buster" Phillips, Petersburg; two daughters, Jane Ellen Wint, Petersburg and Ruth Ann Coomer, Oakland City; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Marcenia May Abell, preceded her in death.
(April 30, 1999)

ZELMA MUMAW
Zelma Bernice Mumaw, 81, 902 Brett Cable Road, died Friday at 11:30 p.m. at her residence.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 10:30 a.m. at Gill Chapel. Bro. Cliff Woodrum and Bro. Ben R. Bean will officiate. Burial will be in Scotland Cemetery in Greene County. Friends may call Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
She was born July 19, 1917, in Martin County to Curtis and Verna (Dowden) Waggoner. She married Dr. Martin L. Mumaw Jr. on Feb. 7, 1948, and he survives.
She graduated from Burns City High School in 1936.
She was a member of the First Christian Church and a honorary member of Washington Garden Club. She also supported many community projects.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Cheryl L. Beck, Greencastle; a son, Martin L. Mumaw III, Washington; a sister, Deloris Arford, Odon; and a brother, Odis Waggoner, Odon.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Beulah Parsons.
(April 30, 1999)

ARTHUR ELLIS JR.
JASPER-- Arthur "Art" Galen Ellis Jr., 67, died Friday at 9:47 a.m. in the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Steven Kaetzel and Fred Haywood will officiate. Interment will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 today and after 9 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic memorial services will be at 6 today.
He was born April 29, 1932, in Warrick County to Arthur Galen Ellis Sr. and Opal G. Bradley. He married Lennetta Hunt on Feb. 20, 1954, and she survives in Jasper.
He was a graduate of Folsomville High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Oakland City University and a master's degree from Indiana State University.
He served in the Navy during the Korean War from 1950 to 1953 in the Navy.
He was a retired business teacher and coach at Plainville, Elnora and North Daviess schools from 1958 to 1975. He later worked as an office product salesman at Killion Office Supply for 20 years.
He was a member of the Plainville Lodge No. 678 F & A.M., and Scottish Rite- Evansville.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Cyndia Wilson, Washington, and Lezly Dwyer, Indianapolis; a brother, Charles Robert Ellis, Boonville; and two grandsons.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Cancer Society or to the Diabetes Association.
(April 30, 1999)

EDWARD HUGUNIN
CUPERTINO, Calif.- Edward T. "Tom" Hugunin, 72, died at his residence Friday.
There are no local arrangements. A funeral Mass will be conducted at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday in Cupertino, Calif.
He was born in Odon, on Nov. 29, 1926, to Ernest W. and Elma N. (Dowden) Hugunin. They preceded him in death. He married Louise Negi and she survives.
Hugunin was a computer expert and U.S. Navy veteran serving in World War II.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Peggy Huth, Tucson, Ariz. and Joedda Smith, Sacramento, Calif.; three sons, Tomas Hugunin, Cupertino, Calif.; Patrick and Kristopher Hugunin, both of San Jose, Calif.; five sisters, Mae Stuffle, Loogootee; Wilma Hugunin and Helen Sparks, both of Bloomfield; Opal Davidson, Williamsburg, Iowa and Mona Snyder, Zavalla, Texas; five grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Joyce Merritt and three brothers, Elbert, James and Richard Hugunin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
(April 30, 1999)

MARTHA SHEETZ
Martha Sheetz, Washington, 68, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Thursday at 5:45 p.m.
Private graveside services were today at the Oak Grave Cemetery. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home of Washington handled the services.
She was born on June 2, 1930, in Wells County, Ind., to Francis W. and Cecile H. (Miller) Sheetz.
Surviving are two sisters, Ruth Lovette, Banning, Calif. and Mary Tharp, Parker City.
(April 29, 1999)

FUNERAL

EVELYN HARDWICK
A funeral mass was conducted for Evelyn Lee Hardwick Sunday at the St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Brian Grindstaff, Darin Grindstaff, Rick Sinclair, Bobby White, Lowell Smith, Ralph Smith, Jamey Day and Gene Underhill.


Obituaries and Funerals May 1, 1999

LaVERNE WALKER
BICKNELL - LaVerne Walker, 68, formerly of Vincennes, died at her residence Thursday at 5 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 today at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Alice Bline will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 2 today at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel.
She was born in Louisville, Ky., on April 6, 1931, to James W. and Alice (Neal) Gallagher. She married Charles O. Walker on Jan. 7, 1972, in Lawrenceville, Ill. He survives.
Walker was a waitress at the Dixie Truck Stop.
She was also a Church of God, Bicknell, member.
Also surviving are: her children, Jerrie Fleck, Washington; James Wadsworth, Shoals and Rita Monday, Vincennes; a granddaughter reared in her home, Lori Burris; stepchildren, Charles W. Walker, Wheatland; Valery Ann Walker, Vincennes; Sandy Richard, Bruceville; William Walker, Vincennes; Bradley Walker, Florida; Lela Grayville and Leora Brewer, both of Branson Mo.; eight grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three brothers.
(April 28, 1999)

GLADYS COURTNEY
Gladys Vivian Courtney, 84, 216 Sunset Towers, died at her residence Wednesday at 9 p.m.
There will be private family services at graveside in Oak Grove Cemetery with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
She was born to Everett and Edith (Garner) Moore, on June 29, 1914, in Petersburg. She married Harlan C. Courtney on Nov. 20, 1932 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 7, 1987.
Courtney was a First Christian Church member.
Surviving are: an aunt, Inez Shoudy, Vincennes and three cousins, Richard Britton, Petersburg; Velma Hendrix, Vincennes and Charlene Kixmiller, Evansville.
(April 28, 1999)

MARJORIE ROBERTS
The funeral for Marjorie Roberts was at 2 p.m. Friday at the First Christian Church, Odon. Interment was in the Fairview Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Pallbearers were: Brian Bechtel, Keith Bechtel, Mark Bechtel, Gary Bechtel, D.J. Bechtel and Steve Roach. Honorary pallbearers were: Tom Bechtel, Jim Bechtel and Danny Bechtel.

MARSHALL DANT
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral for Marshall W. Dant. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bill Dant, Tim Dant, Kenny Dant, Marion Dant II, Jeff Truelove and John Albrecht II.

WINIFRED GRAHAM
Winifred Heekin Graham, 82, Washington, died Friday at 5:30 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Ed Lee Funeral Home.
(April 30, 1999)


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