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Obituaries and Funerals June 30, 1999

NOTICES

ARILLA BOWMAN
Mary Arilla Bowman, 77, 1003 N.E. 4th St., died at 5:10 this morning at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(June 30, 1999)

THELMA WRIGHT
Thelma M. Wright, 88, 1218 Downey St., died at 1 a.m. Tuesday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(June 29, 1999)

OBITS

DOROTHY EVANS
Dorothy B. Evans, 78, Jamestown Court, died at 1:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Bloomington Hospital. She had been in failing health for the last two years and seriously ill for six months.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pastor James Payton will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. on Friday.
She was born on June 3, 1921, in Washington, to Jasper and Pearl (Bush) Wilson. They preceded her in death. She married Woodrow Baker in her early life and was later married to James Evans.
Evans was a cook at the Daviess County Hospital for many years. She was a lifetime Daviess County resident having attended Washington publish schools, Washington High School and was a Central Christian Church member.
Surviving are her children: Robert and Philip Baker, both of Bloomington; Joe Baker, Indianapolis; Judy Fluckey, Jasper; Don Baker, Nashville, Tenn. and Mike Baker, Severn, Md.; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and three stepgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by a sister; a halfsister; two stepsisters and two stepbrothers.
Memorials may be given to the Heart Fund.
(June 29, 1999)

DOROTHY HOBSON
BICKNELL - Dorothy Hobson, 86, formerly of Sullivan County, died at the Freelandville Community Home Monday at 2:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bicknell First Baptist Church. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate. Interment will be at the Bedell Cemetery in Decker.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1912, in Knox County, to Harry and Viola (Dean) Cole. She married Neal Hobson on June 17, 1931 and he preceded her in death on March 2, 1995.
Hobson was a homemaker and First Baptist Church member. She had graduated from Decker High School in 1930 and had lived in Bicknell since 1963.
Surviving are: four daughters, Marilyn Stokeley, Bicknell; Judith Mayor, Columbus, Ind.; Betty Corbin, Linton and Carol Gaines, Ft. Myers, Fla.; two sons, Loren Hobson, Milton, Ind. and Randy Hobson, Bicknell; a sister, Dena Crist, Bicknell; 15 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Nevil, who died in infancy; a daughter, Martha Norman, who died Jan. 18; two brothers and a sister.
(June 28, 1999)

SAMUEL GLOVER SR.
Samuel L. Glover Sr., 58, 104 Apraw Road, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Tuesday at 2:42 p.m. He had been in failing health since April, but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at the Veale Creek Baptist Church Saturday at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the New Veales Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday and at the church from 11:30 a.m. until the service hour.
He was born on Feb. 1, 1941, in Lawrence County, Ind., to George and Helen (Baker) Glover. They preceded him in death. He married Sherry L. Sorrells on June 2, 1963 and she survives.
Glover, a 1959 Bedford High graduate, was a trucker driver since 1975 having worked for Boyd and Sons Trucking Company. He came to Daviess County from Orange County in 1971 and had attended Bedford schools. He was also a Veale Creek Baptist Church member and Boy Scout leader.
Also surviving are: a son, Samuel L. Glover Jr., Decatur, Ind.; a daughter, Melissa Kelsey, Washington; four grandchildren; two brothers, James Glover, Heltonville, Ind. and Virgil Glover, Oklahoma and a sister, Lena Cook, Louisville, Ky.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Lois Perry.
(June 29, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals June 29, 1999
GLEDA LINDSEY
Gleda Iona Lindsey, 86, Rt. 3, Box 427, died at 11:40 a.m. Monday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Central Christian Church. Pastor James Payton will officiate with interment in the Bethany Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel and after noon Thursday at the church.
She was born on Aug. 18, 1912, in Daviess County, to William and Lottie (McKinney) Brummett. She was reared by her paternal grandparents, David and Sarah Brummett. She married Amos L. Lindsey, on June 3, 1938, and he survives.
Lindsey attended Washington schools and was a Central Christian Church charter member.
Also, surviving is her sister, Hazel L. Hand, Bicknell.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Chestnut and Lucy Bauner and a brother, Chester Brummett.
(June 28, 1999)

GOLDIE WEBSTER
ODON - Goldie Webster, 91, died at 10:44 a.m. Monday at the Ketcham Memorial Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for several months and was seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Arland Pope will officiate. Interment will be at the Burns City Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and prior to service time on Thursday.
She was born in Martin County, on April 2, 1908, to Isaac D. and Mary (Rowe) Andis. She married Burl Webster and he preceded her in death on Sept. 25, 1966.
Webster was a homemaker and restaurant worker for several years. She was also an Odon Baptist Church member and Retired Senior Volunteer Program member for 25 years and a lifelong Daviess County resident.
Surviving are: two sons, Robert Webster, Odon and Darrell Webster, Washington; two daughters, Mabel "Cindy" Marcum, Mooresville and Ivis Walls, Monrovia; 14 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a great-great-grandchild.
(June 28, 1999)

REBECCA DIVINE
SHOALS - Rebecca Susan Divine, 43, died of cancer at 11:45 a.m. Sunday.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church in Loogootee. Burial will be at 3 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Ferdinand (Ind.) Cemetery.
There will be visitation at the Becher & Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper today until 9 p.m. and at the church from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
She was born on Feb. 28, 1956, in Huntingburg, to Aloysius and Vita (Birchler) Kippenbrock. They survive in Ferdinand. She married Dale Divine on Aug. 12, 1995. He survives.
Divine, a 1974 Forest Park High School graduate, was active in the St. John's Lutheran Church.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Tina Renae Fuhrman, at home; six sons, Jason Benedict Fuhrman, Ferdinand; Kevin Michael, Nathan Daniel, Chad Luke and Joshua Lee Fuhrman and Nick Logan Divine, all at home; three stepsons, Adam, Alex and Evan Divine, Shoals; three brothers, Randall Kippenbrock, Laredo, Texas; Frank Kippenbrock, Savage, Md. and Sam Kippenbrock, Ferdinand and a sister, Sherri Morton, Normandy, Tenn.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Daniel Lee Fuhrman.
(June 27, 1999)

FUNERAL

SUE ANN ALLISON
Funeral services for Sue Ann Allison were at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John's Cemetery with Fr. David Martin presenting the ceremonies. The pallbearers were: Ryan Mitchell Parent, Donald Parent, Aaron Allison, Bernard Massie, Gary Allison and Stephan Allison.

Obituaries and Funerals June 28, 1999
ANN HAYNES
Ann B. Haynes, 94, Rt. 2, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Friday at 4:15 p.m. She had been in failing health for a few weeks.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Memphis (Tenn.) Funeral Home Popular Chapel. Bro. Wayne Webb will officiate. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home in Memphis. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, is handling local arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1904, in Mississippi to J. R. and Lula (Stewart) Boggan. She married Samuel F. Haynes and he preceded her in death.
Haynes was a sales person at Bakery Co. in Memphis. She lived in the local community for eight years.
Surviving are: a son, Reid A. Shaw, Washington; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a brother, Amos Boggan, Memphis.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
(June 25, 1999)

LESTER BALDWIN
Lester Howard Baldwin, 78, 401 Bent St., former Indianapolis resident, died unexpectedly at his residence Sunday.
Graveside services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. with interment in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Rev. George Prinzing will officiate.
There will be no calling. Poindexer-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, will be in charge of services.
He was born on June 18, 1921, in Knox County, to Charles A. and Minnie Mae (Clark) Baldwin. He married Mildred Louise Forbes and she preceded him in death on April 11, 1998.
Baldwin was a boiler operator for 38 years at the Wishard Hospital, retiring in 1986. He had been a community member since 1998.
Surviving is a sister, Alice Ethel Tow, Washington. He was also preceded in death by a sister and a brother.
(June 27, 1999)

CHARLES WONDER
Charles L. Wonder, 69, Rt. 2, died Friday at the Daviess Community Hospital at 3:30 a.m.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Ben Bean officiating. Private burial will be at the Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call after 9:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1929, in Daviess County, to Otis Chester and Mildred (Goslin) Wonder. He married Helen Anita Albrecht on Oct. 28, 1963 and she survives.
Wonder, a Washington High School graduate, was a horse trainer and farmer for many years. Also, he attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church, was an Army veteran and was a Knights of Columbus member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Shannon K. Wonder, Palm Shores, Fla. and Carla S. Figueroa, West Palm Beach, Fla.; a son, Jeff Wonder, Woodbridge, Va.; a stepson, Mike Cook, Evansville; 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Joetta Warner, Arcadia, Ind. and Sue Malone, Indianapolis and a brother, Bill Wonder, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a son, Greg Wonder and a grandson, Bode Wonder.
(June 25, 1999)



Obituaries and Funerals June 26, 1999
GAYLE NORMAN TAYLOR
FISHERS-Gayle Norman Taylor, 65, died Thursday at 10:55 a.m. in Community Hospital North, Indianapolis.
Services will be Monday at 11 a.m. at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home in Fortville with burial in Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Fishers.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Ronald L. Seals Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association.
He was born March 24, 1934, in Island, Ky. to James L. and Minnie (Pate) Taylor. He married Linda L. Kieser on Jan. 23, 1960, in Washington and she survives.
He served in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the Loogootee F&AM Masonic Lodge for many years. He retired from the heating and air conditioning industry in 1999 following 30 years service.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three sons, Jim Taylor, Elwood; Michael Taylor, Fishers; and Stephan Taylor, Fishers. He is also survived by three daughters, Beckie Akers, Fishers; Rachael Taylor, Indianapolis; and Linda Genrich, Indianapolis; several grandchildren, one sister, Janet “Emma” Anderson, Indianapolis; one nephew, one niece, and two great nieces.
(June 24, 1999)

GLENN ADAMS
VINCENNES- Glenn L. Adams, 89, died Thursday at 10:35 p.m. at his residence.
The funeral will be Monday at 10 a.m. at the Goodwin Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Dan Lamey will officiate. Entombment will take place at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be Sunday from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
He was born Aug. 6, 1909, in Knox County to Charles and Opha (Daffron) Adams. He married Lucille M. Gasser on Aug. 27, 1934, and she died July 31, 1997.
He was a retired farmer.
He was a member of the Indiana Presbyterian Church, Vincennes Elks No. 291, and was a former member of the Monroe City Masonic Lodge.
He is survived by his daughter, Glenda Joyce, Bruceville, and one grandson and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, parents, two granddaughters and a son.
Memorial donations may be made to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(June 24, 1999)

NANCY SCHANTZ
SWITZ CITY- Nancy Carol Schantz, 68, died at 9:50 p.m. Thursday at Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Sunday at Lyons Free Methodist Church. The Revs. Jerry Rich and Charles Crouch will officiate. Burial will be at Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Welch and Cornett Linton Chapel and after 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.
She was born Oct. 7, 1930, in Douglas County, Ill., to George and Lethia (Mayo) Rich.
She married Bernard Schantz April 3, 1948, and he survives.
She was a homemaker and was retired from Lyons Convalescent Center as a medical records secretary.
She was a member of the Lyons Free Methodist Church, where she was past Sunday school superintendent. She was also past president of Indiana Gideons International Auxiliary.
Surviving are her husband; two sons, Steve Schantz, Bloomfield, and Mike Schantz, Lyons; two daughters, Rebecca Johnson, Spencer, and Cinda Fields, Lyons; a sister, Norma Jane King, Lyons; a half-brother, George Rich Jr., Vincennes; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.
(June 24, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals June 25, 1999
JACOB KIEFFNER
JASPER-Jacob J. Kieffner, 91, died at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Memorial Hospital, Jasper.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial to follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before funeral service at the church on Sunday.
Memorial contributions can be made to St. Paul's Lutheran Church, the American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.
He was born in Jasper on July 27, 1907, to George and Elizabeth (Meyer) Kieffner. He married Oledia Wolf on April 25, 1939. They celebrated their 60th anniversary this year. His wife survives.
Also surviving are one son and six daughters: Harold Kieffner, Boone Township; Mrs. Donald (Margaret) Eck, Mrs. Luther (LouElla) Mann, and Mrs. Mike (Joann) Schnarr, all of Boone Township; Mrs. Glenn (Marie) Neukam and Mrs. Ken (Darlene) Ziegler, both of Jasper, and Mrs. Norman (Norma Jean) Held, Tell City.
Also, 14 grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were two sisters, Mathilda K. Huebner and Lillian Wolf, and two brothers, Dennis and Othmar Kieffner.
(June 24, 1999)

CHARLES WONDER
Charles Lee Wonder, 69, Rt. 2, died at Daviess Community Hospital at 3:15 a.m. today. Arrangements are pending at the Gill Chapel.
(June 25, 1999)

ESTHER WITTMER
Funeral services for Esther Wittmer were held Tuesday at 10 a.m. at First Mennonite Church. Interment was in the church cemetery. Bro. Bill Yoder and Pastor Gaylan Sommers officiated.
Pallbearers were Lowell Leinbach, Dwaine Swartzentruber, Dexter Swartzentruber, Marvin Wittmer, Virgil Wittmer and Dave Wittmer.

ARTHUR CHRISTY
Funeral services for Arthur "Bounce" Christy were at 1 p.m. Thursday at Poindexter Hall & McClure Funeral Home. Burial was in Plainville Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Scott Christy, John Christy, Jim Baker, Brad Baker, Morris Cornelius and Chris Cornelius. Honorary pallbearers were Les Troth, Charles Doanes, Norman Cornelius, Steve Phegley, Jerod Cornelius, Lowell Sparks, Donnie Edwards, Porter Ainscough, Willard Lamb, Charles Sullivan, Bob Lemonds and Brad Mallett, PFC.


Obituaries and Funerals June 24, 1999
SUE ANN ALLISON
FRESNO, Calif.-Sue Ann Parent Allison, 47, died at 2 a.m. Sunday in Fresno, California at St. Agnes Hospital. She had been seriously ill for three months.
Graveside services will be Monday at 10 a.m. at St. John's Cemetery with Fr. David Martin officiating. Arrangements are by Ed Lee Mortuary.
She was born Feb. 19, 1952 to Eli and Mary Mae (Lundergan) Simpson. She was married to Stephan Allison and had moved to California five years ago. She was a licensed home health care aide. She was also a member of St. Simon's Church and had graduated from Washington High School in 1970.
She is survived by Ryan Mitchell Parent, Atlanta, Ga.; Aaron Stephan Allison, Wishon, Calif., and three step-grandchildren.
(June 20, 1999)

WILSON COLLINS
SHOALS-Wilson D. (Paw-Paw) Collins, 70, died Wednesday at 7:10 p.m. at the Orange County Hospital in Paoli.
Graveside services will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. There will be no visitation.
He was born Oct. 5, 1928, in Martin County to Homer and Ruth (Dunlap) Collins. He is survived by one brother, Jack Collins, Shoals; three nephews and several great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Virginia Gammon.
He was a member of the Shoals American Legion Post 61.
(June 23, 1999)

HELEN RISLEY
OAKTOWN-Helen M. Risley, 84, Oaktown, died at 12:55 p.m. Wednesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel with the Rev. Glen T. Archer officiating. Burial will be in Mariah Creek Cemetery in Oaktown. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before services on Saturday.
She was born Sept. 20, 1914, in Oaktown to Russell and Josie (Detty) Berry. She married Miles Risley on Feb. 2, 1935, and he survives.
She was a member of Mariah Creek Christian Church and graduated from Pleasantville High School.
Survivors include three daughters: Karen Sheffler, Carlisle; Barbara Schnarr, Washington; and Marilyn Spangle, St. Augustine, Fla. She is also survived by five sisters: Margaret Berry, Carlisle; Rachel Carrithers, Carlisle; Mildred Banther, Sullivan; Martha Trimble, Anderson, and Norma Jean Boone, Carlisle; six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren.
(June 23, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals June 23, 1999
JUANITA COBB
Funeral services were held for Juanita Cobb Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. The Rev. David Totman officiated. Burial was in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers were John Wininger, Paul Wininger, John Engle, Clifford Sanders, Robert “Bobby” Tinkle and William “Billy” Tinkle.


Obituaries and Funerals June 22, 1999
ARTHUR CHRISTY
BLOOMFIELD- Arthur “Bounce” Christy, 85, died Monday at 9:45 a.m. at the Glenburn Home in Linton.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Washington. The Rev. Linda Snider and Bro. Jerry Harbstreit will officiate. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 10 a.m. to the service time Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born May 23, 1914, in Daviess County to Charles and Della Bell Lemonds Christy. He married Mary Grant Cornelius Oct. 8, 1971, and she survives.
He was a self-employed farmer and a member of the Bloomfield United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a step-son, Steve Cornelius, Bloomfield; a daughter, Mrs. Marlin (Judy) Baker, Linton; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two nephews and two nieces.
He was the last of his family. He was preceded by three brothers, Bill Christy, Floyd Christy and Andrew Christy, and a sister, Ruth Christy.
(June 21, 1999)

LYDA BURKHARDT
LARGO, Fla.- Lyda Burkhardt, 94, died at her residence Friday. She had been under hospice care.
Funeral services will be today at 11 a.m. at the Lewis W. Mohn Funeral Home with the Order of Eastern Star services followed by the Rev. Dr. James Hilton of the Central Christian Church, Clearwater, Fla., and Hospice Chaplain Pat Robinson. Burial will be in the Woodlawn Memory Gardens, St. Petersburg, Fla.
She was born to George and Lillie (Isom) Hunter. She married Norman E. Burkhardt Sr., and he preceded her in death.
She was a long distance operator for Bell Telephone in Indiana.
She was a lifetime member of the Order of Eastern Star, Washington, and a member of the Central Christian Church, Clearwater, Fla.
Surviving are a son, Norman E. Burkhardt Jr., Franziesburg, Ohio; a daughter, Rita S. Burkhardt, Largo, Fla.; three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren, and two great, great-grandchildren.
(June 18, 1999)

PAMELLA CHARLES
ZIONSVILLE- Pamella F. Charles, 37, died at her residence Sunday.
Funeral services will be Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at the Flanner and Buchanan Zionsville Mortuary. The Rev. Mark R. Patton will officiate. Burial will be in the Lincoln Memory Gardens, Whitestown.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born April 2, 1962, in Portsmouth, N.H., to Oliver L. Charles and Shelby J. Ledgerwood, formerly of Washington. She graduated from Zionsville High School. She was employed as a quality medical assistant at Carmel Care.
Surviving are her daughter, Camille E. Stoddard, Zionsville; her mother, Shelby J. Ledgerwood-Charles, Zionsville; two brothers, Lonnie W. Charles and Jeffrey L. Charles, both of Zionsville; and a sister, Rebecca L. Hall, Brownsburg.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s favorite charity.
(June 20, 1999)

EMMA BAKER NIMNICHT
WHEATLAND- Emma E. Baker Nimnicht, 90, died Monday at 8:10 a.m. at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the Wheatland Christian Church. Jerry Dusenberry and the Rev. Mike Duffer will officiate. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church. Goodwin Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Nov. 6, 1908, in Daviess County to Bert and Viola (Potts) Smith. She married Herald Baker, and he died in 1946. Then she married Lawrence Nimnicht, and he died in 1973.
She taught at schools in Monroe City and Decker. She was a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association and the Wheatland Christian Church.
She was survived by four sons, Sam Baker and Dean Baker, both of Wheatland, Leon Baker, Loogootee, Jerry Baker, Terre Haute; a step-daughter Frances Hill, Wheatland; a sister, Doris Baker, Washington; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two step great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, three brothers, two sisters and two grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wheatland Christian Church.
(June 21, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals June 21, 1999
BRYAN EDRINGTON
PETERSBURG- Bryan Edrington, 90, died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Ben Helton will officiate. Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.
Visitation will be today from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 7, 1908, to Herbert and Molly (Jones) Edrington. He was married to Marie Edrington, who preceded him in death.
He was a retired coal miner from Old Ben Coal Company.
One brother survives, Boyd Edington, Corydon.
He was preceded in death by six brothers, Gilbert Edrington, Burnell Edrington, Arthur Craig, Luther Craig, Joe Craig and William Craig; and five sisters, Irene Edrington, Pearl Edrington, Florence Silky, Bernice Sullivan and Gladys Barnett.
(June 19, 1999)

DAVID GRABER
LOOGOOTEE- David Graber died Friday at 10:15 p.m. at his residence.
Funeral services were held Sunday at 2 p.m. at First Mennonite Church, Montgomery. Officiating were Gaylan Sommers, Bill Yoder and Wes Bontrager. Interment was in the church cemetery. Pallbearers were his grandsons.
Visitation was held Saturday and before the services Sunday at the church.
He was born Sept. 28, 1920, in Daviess County to Amos and Lydia Graber. He married Alta Stoll on Jan. 15, 1942, and she survives.
He was a lifelong resident of the county and a retired farmer.
He was a member of First Mennonite Church.
Surviving are three daughters, Ina Mae Graber, Mrs. Louis (Dorothy) Stoll, and Shirley Graber, all of Loogootee; five sons, Willis Graber, Ernest Graber, Elmer Lee Graber and Melvin Graber, all of Loogootee, and Vernon Graber, Odon; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Eli (Mary) Graber, Bloomfield, and a brother, Abraham Graber, Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
(June 18, 1999)

DORIS ANN FOSTER
Funeral services for Doris Ann Foster were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel, with Bro. Ben Bean officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Bearers were Doug Foster, Taddy Foster, Bob Kelley, Ed Titzer, Dale Moody, and Donald Burton.

MARY SHERRILL
LINTON- Mary C. Phegley Sherrill, 61, died Friday at 3:50 p.m. at Greene County General Hospital. She was a former resident of Washington and Plainville.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton. Randy Raney will officiate. Burial will be in the Shepard Cemetery, south of Sullivan.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
She was born in Daviess County Aug. 10, 1937, to Zedock Dickerson and Maude L. (Ritter) Veale Sr. She lived in Linton most of her life.
She was a homemaker and housekeeper. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Linton, and TOPS in 536 Linton where she was the past leader, co-leader and secretary. She was a member of TOPS for over 15 years.
Surviving are a son and daughter, Debbie Bunner, Clinton, and Ralph Phegley, Linton; five grandchildren and two brothers, Zed Veale Jr., Flag Staff, Ariz., and Ralph Veale, Rockville, Md.
(June 18, 1999)

JUANITA COBB
SHREVEPORT, La.- Juanita Cobb, 58, died Thursday at 5:25 p.m. at Schumport Medical Center, Shreveport, La.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery, Shoals.
Visitation will be from 8 a.m. until the time of services Tuesday.
She was born Sept. 24, 1940, in Martin County to Solomon D. Wininger and Imogene W. Wagoner, Shoals. She married Frank Cobb, and he survives.
She was a medical assistant to Dr. Alace Borne and a member of the Bethel Assembly of God, Shreveport, La.
Surving are her mother and husband; a daughter, Cheryl Cobb, Indianapolis; two sons, Doug Cobb, Indianapolis and David Lee Cobb, Florida; five grandchildren; four sisters, Pauline Murray, Louise Lindly and Delema Sanders, all of Shoals, and Judy Smock, French Lick; three brothers, John Wininger and Paul Wininger, both of Shoals and James Wininger, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her father and a brother, Kenneth Wininger.
(June 17, 1999)

ROBERT LEONARD
Funeral services for Robert Leonard were at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Ron Raymond officiated. Burial will follow at a later date, following cremation.

SUE ALLISON
FRESNO, Calif.- Sue Parent Allison, 47, a former local resident, died at St. Agnes Hospital in Fresno, Calif., Saturday night. Funeral arrangements are pending at Ed Lee Mortuary.
(June 19, 1999)

WILMA FREYBERGER
HAYSVILLE- Wilma C. Freyberger, 77, died Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the Manor Care Health Center, Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial to follow in St. Paul’s Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services Wednesday at St. Paul’s Church.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday by WELCA of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.
She was born in Otwell on Sept. 12, 1921, to Philip and Barbara (Baer) Schnarr. She married Elmer J. Freyberber on May 8, 1948, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 5, 1983.
She was a homemaker and a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Haysville, and WELCA of St. Paul’s Church, and Dubois County Farm Bureau.
Surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Robert (Martha) DeBruin, Indianapolis; three sons, James Freyberger and Donald Freyberger, both of Haysville, and Eugene Freyberger, Londonderry, N.H.; nine grandchildren, a sister, Mrs. Edward (Joan) Bauer, Jasper; and a brother, Linus Schnarr, Boone Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Haysville, the American Cancer Society, Haysville Fire Department or the Child Evangelism Fellowship or to a favorite charity.
(June 19, 1999)

ESTHER WITTMER
MONTGOMERY- Esther Wittmer, 77, died at her residence Saturday at 8:05 p.m.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Mennonite Church, Montgomery. Bill Yoder and Gaylan Sommers will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Visitation was Sunday from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Zion Mennonite Church, Montgomery. Visitation is again today from 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Zion Mennonite Church.
She was born Oct. 21, 1921, to Amos and Rosie (Richer) Graber. She married Monroe Wittmer March 6, 1947, and he preceded her in death Nov. 23, 1975.
She was a homemaker and a member of First Mennonite Church.
Surviving are two children, Mary Lou Wittmer and Wilbur Wittmer, both of Montgomery; a granddaughter, and two sisters, Ida Mae Ash and Mary Graber, Loogootee.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Sue Wittmer; two brothers and two sisters.
(June 19, 1999)

COL. WILBUR EDWARDS
COCOA BEACH, Fla.- Col. Wilbur H. Edwards, 80, died Sunday at 5:30 p.m. at the Cape Canaveral Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending. Burial will be in the Arlington National Cemetery.
He was born April 2, 1919, in Daviess County to John W. and Bertha Edwards. He was married to Andrie Edwards, and she survives at Merritt Island, Fla.
He graduated in 1937 from Alfordsville High School. He earned a bachelor of science degree from Indiana State University in 1941 and a master’s degree in business from George Washington University in 1955.
He retired from the United States Air Force. He graduated from Squadron Officers School in 1947, and the Air Command and Staff College in 1951.
He had entered the Army as a flying cadet on May 29, 1941, and graduated from Kelly Field, Texas, as a pilot. He served in the China Burma-India Theater and was awarded an Air Medal and the Distinguished Flying Cross. He served in the Korean Conflict, where he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and an Oak Leaf Cluster to the Air Medal. He served on the 659th Aeor-space Test Wing, and also served in high level staff positions within Tactical Air Command, Defense Communications Agency and the Air Force Systems Command.
He was awarded the Legion of Merit.
Surviving are his wife, and two daughters, Marie Seiffert, Lynchburg, Va., and Janet Hancock, Centerville, Va.; a brother, Clyde Edwards, Gilbertsville, Ky., and two sisters, Wanda Hedrick and Patsy Conolty, both of Washington, four nephews and a niece, all of Washington.
(June 20, 1999)

SR. ERNESTINE MATTHEWS
ST. MARY-OF-THE-WOODS- Sr. Ernestine Matthews, formerly known as Sr. Aloysius Mary, died Sunday at 5:05 a.m. in Karcher Hall, St. Mary-of-the Woods.
The wake will be Tuesday at 3 p.m. in Providence Hall. The wake service will be at 4:30 p.m. in the Church of Immaculate Conception. Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. in the Church of the Immaculate Conception with the Rev. Lawrence Richardt presiding. Burial will be in the Cemetery of the Sisters of Providence. The Callahan Funeral Home assisted with arrangements.
She was born Nov. 7, 1902, in Loogootee, to Alphonsus J. and Mary (Disser) Matthews. She was baptized at St. Mary’s in Loogootee. She attended St. Mary’s Grade School.
She joined the Sisters of Providence June 7, 1922. Her profession was Aug. 15, 1925, and she took her final vows Aug. 15, 1930.
One sister, Gertrude Bennett, Indianapolis, survives.
She was preceded in death by brothers, Flavian Matthews, Louis Matthews, Cletus Matthews and Ervin Matthews, and sisters, Sr. Marie Athanasius, S.P., Sr. Mary Alice, S.P., Mary T. Adams, Regina Oliphant and Alice Corbin.
(June 20, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals June 19, 1999
EITHEL FOWLER
Funeral services for Eithel M. Fowler were held Friday at 1:30 p.m. at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Erich Knippa officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Casketbearers were Monte Bluebaum, Sandy Bluebaum, Steve Fowler, Glenn Hazelton, Guy Hathaway, Denise Bailey, Rhonda Hampton and Gregg Dischinger.

NANCY HARDY
Funeral services for Nancy Hardy were held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. The pallbearers were Christopher Hardy, Matthew Bullock, Josh Elliott, Justin Hardy, David Bonenberger and Jim Siemers.

LYDA BURKHARDT
Lyda Burkhardt, 94, died at 2:10 p.m. Friday afternoon of heart complications at her residence in Largo, Fla.
Funeral services will be at Mohn Funeral Home in Largo.
She was born April 12, 1905, in Daviess County to George and Lillie Hunter. She married Norman E. Burkhardt Sr. in January, 1928. He preceded her in death.
She was a member of the Washington Eastern Star.
She is survived by a son, Norman (Gene) Burkhardt, Ohio; and one daughter, Rita Burkhardt, Largo, Fla. She is also survived by three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren. A sister-in-law, Lillian Burkhardt, survives in Washington.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Myrtle Perkins, Washington.
(June 18, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals June 18, 1999
DOUGLAS ZIEGLER
LOOGOOTEE- Douglas Edward Ziegler, 52, died Thursday at 9:50 a.m. at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Gill Chapel. Bro. Alfred Helms will officiate. Interment will be in the Truelove Cemetery in Martin County. The American Legion will accord full military honors at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home and after 9 a.m. until service time Monday.
He was born Sept. 8, 1946, in Martin County to Walter and Edith (Hembree) Ziegler Jr.
He graduated from Loogootee High School and served with the Army in Vietnam.
He was an explosive handler at Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane.
Ziegler was a member of the Alfordsville Christian Church and Loogootee American Legion.
Surviving are his mother, Edith Ziegler, Washington; two daughters, Anna Christine Gilbert, Jacksonville, Fla., and Amber Montgomery, Winslow; a son, Walter Douglas Ziegler, Alabama, three grandchildren; a sister, Wilma Seals, Loogootee; and two brothers, Walter James Ziegler, Effingham, Ill., and Gerald (Jerry) S. Ziegler, Washington.
(June 17, 1999)

EMMA BENNINGTON
BOURNE, Mass.- Emma (Principe) Bennington, 67, a retired teacher’s aide, died May 24 at Jordan Hospital in Plymouth, Mass., after a period of failing health.
She was the wife of Donald Bennington, a former Plainville resident.
Born and reared in Brockton, Mass., she was a 1949 graduate of Brockton High School. She lived in Bourne for the past eight years.
She was a teacher’s aide in the Brockton School System for more than 15 years until her retirement.
Bennington was a member of the Brockton Sons of Italy, Bourne Senior Citizens, Bourne Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Jospehine’s in Holbrook.
Surviving besides her husband are seven children, Emelia Arthur of Florida, Elaine LeBoeuf of Raynham, Mass., Robert Arthur of Berkley, Mass., Margaret Hathaway of Revere, Mass., Michael Bennington, Newton, Mass., James Bennington, Revere, Mass., and Theresa Waterman, Belmont, N.H.; three sisters; 11 grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Donald Bennington, and her parents.
The funeral was held May 28, beginning from the Joseph J. Pica and Son Funeral Home, Brockton, Mass., and ending in a funeral Mass at 9 a.m. at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Brockton, Mass. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Brockton, Mass.
Memorial donations may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, Cape Cod and Islands Chapter, P.O. Box 953, Barnstable, Mass. 02630.
(May 24, 1999)3w


Obituaries and Funerals June 17, 1999
NANCY HARDY
Nancy S. Hardy, 72, 520 S.E. Second St., died Tuesday at 2:47 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville. She had been seriously ill several months.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, and after 10 a.m. until the service time Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
The funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Bro. Ben Ray Bean will officiate. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
She was born March 12, 1927, in Odon to Chester C. and Edna (Herndon) Sommers. She married John Robert Hardy Sept. 12, 1946, and he survives.
Hardy lived in the community all her life. She graduated from Odon High School in 1945, and was a sales person at the Burris and Kramer Dress Shop.
She was a member of the First Christian Church, where she was the former choir director for several years. She had served as choir director of other churches as well.
She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Surviving are her husband, and six children, Mrs. Roger (Cynthia) Bullock, Evansville; Michael Hardy and John Hardy, Newburgh; David Hardy, Warsaw; Mrs. John (Susan) Lee and Mrs. Brent (Carol) Elliott, both of Washington; a sister, Ellen Poindexter, Franklin; 14 grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and four step-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, a brother, a son, Chester Hardy, and a grandson, Daniel Joseph Bullock.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Evansville Association for the Blind.
(June 15, 1999)

ROBERT LEONARD
Robert Glick Leonard, 54, 1908 Knepp Drive, died Tuesday at 8 a.m. at his residence.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Ron Raymond officiating. Cremation will follow services.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born Sept. 18, 1944, in Indianapolis, to Lester D. and Mary (Glick) Leonard.
He graduated from Howell High School in Indianapolis and earned a bachelor of science and master degrees in law from Indiana University. He graduated Magna Cum Laude in January 1975 with a Doctor of Jurisprudence.
He worked as an attorney for 24 years and served as the Daviess County Prosecutor from Jan. 1, 1995, through Dec. 31, 1998.
Also, he had served as a member of the Washington School Board, and as an attorney for Daviess County, City of Washington, Daviess County Airport and Daviess Community Hospital.
He was a member of New Hope Christian Church, where he served as financial secretary.
Leonard served three years in the Peace Corps in Malaysia.
He was also a member of the Rotary and Moose and a former member of Jaycee.
Surviving are his mother, Mary Leonard, Naples, Fla.; four children, Amy Coltrain, Tammy Williams, Brooke Leonard and Seth Leonard, all fo Pinetown, N.C.; five grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Jope, Harleysville, Pa.; and a brother, Dr. James T. Leonard, Long Beach, Calif.
(June 15, 1999)

WILBUR MILES
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Wilbur T. (Wib) Miles with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. The pallbearers were his grandchildren: Shannon Walsh, Erin Walsh, Gretchen Miles, Brad Miles, Chris Myers and Ross Myers.
Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals June 16, 1999
EITHEL FOWLER
PETERSBURG-- Eithel M. Fowler, 91, died Monday at 1:05 p.m. at Petersburg Health Care, Petersburg.
Funeral services will be held at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral Friday at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County July 10, 1907, to Oliver and Mary Della (Lewis) Willis. She married Ervin Fowler on March 9, 1929, and he preceded her in death on June 8, 1977.
She had attended General Baptist Church since 1945.
She is survived by three children, Robert Fowler, Petersburg, Arlene Kay Hathaway, Winslow, and Carolyn Bluebaum, Vincennes; 13 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren, and one great great grandchild.
(June 14, 1999)

DORIS FOSTER
Doris Ann (Montgomery) Foster, 64, 15 E. Oak St., died Monday at 6:55 p.m. at her residence.
Friends may call at Gill Chapel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. until the service time Saturday.
Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate, and interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
She was born in Daviess County Dec. 31, 1934, to Orville and Alma (Ball) Montgomery. She married Paris Dale Foster June 14, 1953.
She was a 1953 graduate of Washington High School and was a certified dietary manager at Washington Nursing Center since 1968.
Surviving are her husband, Dale Foster, and her mother, Alma Lewis, both of Washington; two daughters, Rene Bean, Washington and Lisa Conaway, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a son, Jeff Foster, Washington; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Montgomery.
(June 14, 1999)

NANCY HARDY
Nancy C. Hardy, 72, 520 S.E. Second St., died at 2:47 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Center in Evansville. Arrangements are pending at Ed Lee Mortuary.

BAXTER WEEKS
Services for Baxter Weeks were held today at 10 a.m. at Knights Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Bill Cochren officiated. Casketbearers were Richard Burns, Gregory Weil, Paul Smith, Scot Keeling, Stuteville and Dennis Morton.

DORIS FOSTER
Doris Ann (Montgomery) Foster, 64, 15 E. Oak St., died Monday at 6:55 p.m. at her residence.
Friends may call at Gill Chapel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. until the service time Saturday.
Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate, and interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
She was born in Daviess County Dec. 31, 1934, to Orville and Alma (Ball) Montgomery. She married Paris Dale Foster June 14, 1953.
She was a 1953 graduate of Washington High School and was a certified dietary manager at Washington Nursing Center since 1968.
Surviving are her husband, Dale Foster, and her mother, Alma Lewis, both of Washington; two daughters, Rene Bean, Washington and Lisa Conaway, Colorado Springs, Colo.; a son, Jeff Foster, Washington; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Jim Montgomery.
(June 14, 1999)

FRANCES BASSLER
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Frances (Frankie) Bassler with Fr. Lowell Will, Joseph Erbacher and Michael Allen as the concelebrants.
Interment was in St. John's Cemetery.
The pallbearers were Kevin Carey, Matt Heffernan, Tom Heffernan, Dean Edwards, Paul Reynolds and Craig McAtee.

JAMES HESS
Funeral services for James E. Hess were held Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City.
The Rev. Dennis Johnson officiated. Interment was in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe City.
Casketbearers were Kenney Bottoms, Larry Hess, Dute Sanders, Bill Ridge, Greg Phillips and Troy Roston.

WILBUR MILES
Wilbur T. (Wib) Miles, 87, 305 Eastside Park Road, died Saturday at 8:20 a.m. at the Daviess Community Hospital. He had been ill several months.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight. A Rosary will be prayed at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mary's Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in St. Johns Cemetery.
He was born Aug. 3, 1911, in Daviess County to Alfred and Mayme (Dosch) Miles. He married Beatrice E. McCain Jan. 10, 1946, and she survives.
He was a life-long resident of Daviess County. He attended St. Mary's and St. Simon's schools and had worked for the B & O Railroad car shop as a car man. He was a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife and four children, Harriet Walsh, Lafayette, Tom Miles, John Miles and Janie Myers, all of Washington; and six grandchildren.
He was the last of his family. Four brothers and one sister preceded him in death.
(June 12, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals June 14, 1999
FRANCES BASSLER
Frances ìFrankieî Gertrude Bassler, 62, 216 N.E. Ninth St., died Friday at 11:40 p.m. at her residence. She had been ill several months.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday. A Rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Monday.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Maryís Church with interment in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
She was born Oct. 1, 1958, in Montgomery to Albert Edward and Helen Marie (Showalter) Heffernan. Her mother survives in Montgomery.
She married Joseph F. Bassler on Nov. 10, 1958, and he survives.
She attended St. Peterís Elementary School and graduated from Montgomery High School in 1954.
She was a former bookkeeper for Daviess-Martin Rural Telephone Company.
She was a member of St. Maryís Church.
Surviving are her mother and husband; three children, Mrs. Christopher (Karen Elise) Brown, Washington, Christopher Joseph Bassler, Greenwood, and Eric Stephen Bassler, Yerevan, Armenia; two granddaughters; and five brothers and sisters, Mrs. William (Sue) McAtee, Washington, Albert C. Heffernan, Greenwood, Debra K. Heffernan, Montgomery, Lynn Wilhelm, Greenwood and Bernard Heffernan, Martinsville.
Her father and a brother, Mark Edward Heffernan, preceded her in death.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Washington Catholic Elementary School. (June 11, 1999)

MAURICE MATTINGLY
LAFAYETTE -Maurice Mattingly, formerly of Loogootee, died June 7 in Lafayette.
Services were held June 12th at St. Maryís Catholic Church, Lafayette, where he was a member. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery, also in Lafayette.
Mattingly was a professional engineer, and had worked 38 years for Alcoa Corporation. He was a member and past President of the Society of Professional Engineers and Alcoa retirees club. He was a member of the Elks Club, and the Noon Kiwanis Club, both of Lafayette.
He was a graduate of Purdue University, and a veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Ruth (Erb) Mattingly; three daughters, Elaine Dickhoner, Marcia Reller, and Linda Griffith; a sister, Mildred Wagner; two brothers, Fred and Carl Mattingly, and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two sisters: Florence and Theresa.
(June 7, 1999)

MARY ALYCE CULLOP
BICKNELL--Mary Alyce Cullop died at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday at Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Wampler Shaw Chapel with Rev. Don Chambers officiating. Interment will be in Bethel Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the John Conner Emmel Memorial Nursery Department at Bethel United Church of Christ.
She was born to Gobel Thompson and Ruth (Callahan) Thompson on Jan. 6, 1942, in Bicknell. She married Larry L. Cullop in Lawrenceville, Ill. on Feb.20, 1960.
She graduated from Bicknell High School in 1959, and was valedictorian of her class. She graduated from Vincennes University in 1961. She was a registered nurse and a licensed nursing home administrator. She was a member of Tri Kappa Sorority and Eastern Star, Edwardsport Lodge.
In addition to her husband, and mother Ruth Thompson Dreiman, she is survived by three daughters, Lori Ann Marchino, Vincennes; Lisa Ann Hudson, Vincennes; and Lana Ann Emmel, Freelandville. She is also survived by a brother, Claude, ìBudî Thompson, Bicknell, and six grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her father and one grandson. (June 13, 1999)

MATHILDA HUEBNER
Mathilda K. Huebner, 94, Jasper, died at 1:35 p.m. Thursday at the Heritage House of Jasper Nursing Center.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Haysville with the Rev. Wilmer Hallman officiating. Burial was in St. Paul Cemetery. Memorial services were held at 7 p.m. Sunday by the Achievement Extension Homemakers Club and at 7:30 p.m. Sunday by the WELCA of St. Paulís Church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paulís Lutheran Church in Haysville.
She was born in Jasper on Feb. 5, 1905, to George and Elizabeth (Meyer) Kieffner. She married Henry S. Huebner on Sept.11, 1934, and he preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1964.
Survivors include a son, Robert Huebner, and a daughter, Charlotte Mann, both of Jasper. She is also survived by a brother, Jacob Kieffner, Jasper and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were one sister and two brothers, Lillian Wolf, and Dennis and Othmar Kieffner.
(June 10, 1999)

BERNARD ADAMS
Services for Bernard C. Adams were conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bros. Richard Smith, Ben Bean, and Ronald Barnes officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Garden. Pallbearers were David Vowell, Larry Wilson, Bob Wilson, Jack McCracken, Paul Flint, and John Baldwin.

WILBUR MILES
Wilbur T. (Wib) Miles, 87, 305 Eastside Park, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Saturday at 8:20 a.m. He had been ill for several months.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Maryís Church with interment in St. Johnís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday. There will be a Rosary prayed at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born to Alfred and Mayme (Dosch) Miles in Daviess County on Aug. 3, 1911. He married Beatrice E. McCain on Jan. 10, 1946.
He was a life-long resident of Daviess County. He attended St. Mary and St. Simon schools and had worked for the B & O Railroad.
He is survived by his wife and two sons, Tom Miles, and John Miles, Washington; and one daughter, Janie Myers, Washington, and six grandchildren.
He was the last of his family, and was preceded in death by four brothers and one sister.
(June 12, 1999)

ISABELLE MESSEL
Funeral services for Isabelle M. Messel were held today at 11 a.m. at the Bicknell Church of Nazarene. The Rev. Forest Godin officiated. Burial was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were Rodney McKinnon, Berry McKinnon, Jon McKinnon, Mark McKinnon, Denise McKinnon and Robert Regalado.

ALMA BRIGHT
Alma Bell Bright, 77, died at her residence June 9.
A memorial service will be Thursday at 7 p.m. at Gill Chapel with Rev. Cynthia Jennison officiating. The family request that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Helping Hearts Hospice.
She was born on December 3, 1921 in Excelsior Springs, Mo.,to Charles Colby Grant and Edythe Berle Cole. She was a statistician with the Unisys Company of Virginia and a former antique dealer. She graduated from Long Beach, Cal. High School.
She is survived by her husband, Jack, whom she married on August 7, 1945. She is survived by a daughter, Marjorie Fernandez, Alexandria, Va. She is also survived by two sons, David Bright, Parsonsburg, Md., and Gerald Bright, Rome, N.Y. six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
(June 9,1999)

NOBLE SANDERS
Funeral services for Noble Sanders were Sunday at 1:30 p.m. at McClure Funeral Home. Rev. Don Demas officiated. Interment was in Switz City Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Francis stein, Kevin Stein, Burl Purcell, Charles Flick, Steven Flick and Kyle Whitis.

BAXTER WEEKS
Baxter T. Weeks, 76, Petersburg, died June 12 at Amber Manor Nursing Home at 8 a.m.
The funeral will be at grave side at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Knights Chapel Cemetery. Visitation will be at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes association.
He was born on July 23, 1922 to H. Windfield and Mary Catherine (Baxter) Weeks in Pike County.
He had been a school teacher for Pike, Gibson and Knox counties.
He married Evalyn Weeks in 1946 and she survives.
He was a member of the Church of God, Petersburg, and served as interim minister in three county churches. He had also worked as a substitute mail carrier on a Glezen route. He graduated from Winslow High School in 1940, and Oakland City College in 1944.
Surviving are daughters Edna Catherine Burns, Gillette, Wyoming, Carol Weeks, Stendal Louise Weil, Indianapolis, and Kay Smith Newburg. A brother Elwood weeks, Petersburg, and a sister, Ila Leathco, Boonville, also survive along with eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
(June 12, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals June 12, 1999
NOBLE SANDERS
BICKNELL - Noble Sanders, 85, died at 9:25 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Don Demas will officiate with interment in the Switz City Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Dec. 13, 1913, in Pike County, to Joseph and Arvilla Sanders. He married Mabel L. Chaney in 1942 and she preceded him in death on April 15, 1990.
Sanders had been a horse skinner in his early life. He retired from the Public Service of Indiana in 1997 after 33 years of service. He had lived most of his life in Bicknell. Also, he was a Freelandville Christian Church and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers member. He had served in the U.S. Army in World War II.
Several nieces and nephews, including Orval Flick, Freelandville, survive.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers and eight sisters.
(June 10, 1999)

DONALD WALTER
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Donald J. Walter with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant. Pallbearers at the church were: Peter Kucabe, Joseph Wuertz, Dan Gallagher, Clinton Walter and Roger Yourgan. American Legion-VFW Honor Guard members served as pallbearers and made the flag presentation ceremonies at St. Johnís Cemetery.

WILLIAM BLEDSOE
The funeral for William E. Bledsoe was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Hindostan Cemetery. Bro. Ken Jergens officiated. Pallbearers were: Joe Summers, Harold Sorells, Richard Landers, Roger Lee Abel, Dan Beard and Whitey Hawkins.

Obituaries and Funerals June 11, 1999
ISABELLE MESSEL
BICKNELL - Isabelle M. Messel, 91, died at 7:15 a.m. Thursday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Church of the Nazarene, Bicknell. The Rev. Forest Godin will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The casket will be taken to the church an hour prior to funeral services. The McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 21, 1907, in Arkansas, to Perkins and Lucy Lawton. She married Donald R. McKinnon and he preceded her in death. Her second husband, Charles Messel, also preceded her in death.
Messel was employed by several area businesses for most of her life. She was also a Bicknell Church of the Nazarene member.
Surviving are: three sons, Donald R. and Larry L. McKinnon, both of Vincennes and Jon McKinnon, Bicknell; two brothers, T.P. Lawton, Evansville and Charles Lawton, Bicknell; three sisters, Ann Wineinger, Naomi Buckles and Mary Stewart, all of Bicknell; 18 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister and a daughter who died in infancy.
(June 10, 1999)

VIRGINIA NELSON
WINSLOW - Virginia E. Nelson, 86, died at 1:45 a.m. Thursday at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Christian Church, Winslow. Dr. Robert Asa will officiate with interment in the Sunset Cemetery, Winslow.
Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow, and from 9 a.m. to service time Saturday at the church.
She was born on Aug. 3, 1912, to John L. and Elsie (Hile) Bilderback. She married Jesse G. Nelson on Oct. 10, 1934, in Evansville. He survives.
Nelson was a Washington Christian Church member, where she was a superintendent and teacher.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Lyndall Capen, Indianapolis; three sons, Jess W. and Alan E. Nelson, both of Winslow and Eldon E. Nelson, Marietta, Ga.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
Memorials may be given to the Winslow Senior Citizens or the American Cancer Society.
(June 10, 1999)

BERNARD ADAMS
Bernard Cecil Adams, 86, 1301 Walnut St., died at the Daviess Community Hospital Thursday at 6:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be 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.
He was born on Aug. 18, 1912, in Knox County, to Ira and Maude (Helderman) Adams. He married Ruby J. Oberst on April 3, 1936 and she survives.
Adams, 1932 Wheatland High School graduate, was a retired farmer. He was a Antioch Christian Church member where he was a Deacon of the Church, Sunday school teacher, board member, Quartet member and Lamp Lighters Sunday school Class member. He had served in the U.S. Army from 1933 to 1936 as a radio operator.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Vera Sue Lett, Evansville; a son, William R. Adams, Wakarusa, Ind.; seven grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a sister, Blanche Reel, Monroe City and two brothers, James I. Adams, Monroe City and Gene Adams, Bruceville.
He was preceded in death by three brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to Antioch Christian Church.
(June 10, 1999)

FUNERALS

HAROLD McCAMERON
A funeral mass for Harold “Red” McCameron was conducted Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel and the Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Dennis Gehl, Keith Gehl, Doug Gehl, Tom Strange, Steve Deckard and Tom Wall.

JOSEPH EDWARDS
The funeral for Joseph Edwards was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with pastor James Payton officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. American Legion and VFW accorded full military rites at the graveside. Pallbearers were: Mike Hunter, Craig Hunter, Larry Hert, Erin Edwards, Kathleen Edwards and Eileen Edwards.

Obituaries and Funerals June 10, 1999

NOTICE

ISABELLE MESSEL
BICKNELL - Isabelle Messel, 91, died at 7:15 this morning at Good Samaritan Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
(June 10, 1999)

OBIT

JAMES HESS
VENICE, Fla. - James E. Hess, 57, formerly of Monroe City, died of heart failure at 1:15 p.m. Sunday at the Bon-Secours Venice (Fla.) Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Monroe City. The Rev. Dennis Johnson will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Dec. 3, 1941, in Monroe City, to Benjamin and Lille (Leffler) Hess. His father preceded him in death with his mother surviving in Monroe City.
Hess was manager of the Beach and Racquetball Club.
Surviving are: two sons, Jim Hess, Petersburg and John Hess, Dayton, Ohio; a brother, Larry Hess, Vincennes; three sisters, Pat Ridge, Janet Phillips and Dorothy Scott, all of Vincennes and three grandchildren.
(June 6, 1999)

FUNERALS

DOROTHY McLIN
The funeral for Dorothy M. McLin was at 10:30 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins officiated. Interment was in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery in Ragsdale. Pallbearers were: Richard Collins, Glen Detty, Joyce Theriac, Annette Dockter and Ruth Ann Ivers.

MARK PILK
The funeral for Mark Pilk was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bros. Jeff Jones and Bill Norris officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Haywood Ramsey, Allen Marshall, John Lobeck, Bill Moffett, Tommy Waltz and Scott Bolin.

JOSEPHINE HILL
The funeral for Josephine Hill was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Mack Jones and Jonathan Mennach officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Hill, Joseph Hill, Marvin Hill, William Hill, Chris Matteson and Mike Murray.

Obituaries and Funerals June 9, 1999
WILLIAM BLEDSOE
SHOALS - William E. Bledsoe, 92, died at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Gentle Care in Loogootee.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Hindostan Cemetery. Bro. Ken Jergens will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born on April 24, 1907, in Martin County, to Jesse and Charlotte (Lottie) Doolie Bledsoe. They preceded him in death.
Bledsoe was retired from B&O Railroad Shop in Washington. He was a Shoals American Legion Post #61 and Shoals Eagles Lodge #2442 member.
Surviving is a sister, Margaret Sorrells, Shoals. He was also preceded in death by four brothers and four sisters.
(June 8, 1999)

DONALD WALTER
EVANSVILLE - Donald Joseph Walter, 79, former local resident, died at his Evansville residence Monday at 8:52 p.m. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Mary's Church, Washington, with interment in the St. John's Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a church vigil service at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on Feb. 25, 1920, in Washington, to Clarence A. and Anna (Grill) Walter. They preceded him in death.
Walter, a 1938 Washington High School graduate, was last employed at Indiana State Employment Agency. He was a Holy Rosary Church member in Evansville and a St. Mary's Church member while residing in Washington. He had served in the U.S. Army in World War II as part of the European Theatre. He was also an American Legion, VFW and Elks Lodge member. He had attended Washington schools.
Surviving are his daughter, Donna Kucabe, Wheaton, Ill.; a grandson and a brother, Carl N. Walter, Lake Tahoe, Nev.
(June 7, 1999)

DOROTHY McLIN
VINCENNES - Dorothy M. McLin, 86, Lodge of the Wabash resident, formerly of Vincennes, died at 11:35 a.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Jack B. Haskins will officiate. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery in Ragsdale.Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Aug. 19, 1912, in Missouri, to George and Minnie (Irion) McLin.
McLin, a 1930 Bruceville High School graduate, was a bookkeeper for Security Bank for 30 years and retired in 1977. She was also a Vincennes Business College graduate and was a former Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are two brothers, Art and John McLin, both of Bicknell and three sisters, Leona Collins and Anna Detty, both of Vincennes and Mary Frances Ridgeway, Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Elsie Barry in 1998.
(June 7, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals June 8, 1999

NOTICE

DONALD WALTER
EVANSVILLE - Donald J. Walter, 79, former local resident, died at his Evansville residence Monday at 8:52 p.m. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(June 7, 1999)

OBIT

BERNARD ETIENNE
MAGNET, Ind. - Bernard "Sox" Etienne, 67, died Saturday.
A Memorial Mass will be on June 19 at 10 a.m. at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Leopold.
Etienne was a substance abuse counselor at Branchville Training Center and a farmer. He was also a Korean War Marine Corps veteran and Augustine Catholic Church member in Leopold.
Surviving are: his children, Jennifer Betz Burke, Kevin and Scot; two sisters, Lorene Jones and Yvonne Evans; five brothers, Justin "Bud"; Robert "Blick"; Tony, Hugh and Tom and 10 grandchildren.
His wife, Doris, preceded him in death in October.
(June 5, 1999)

FUNERALS

JAMES ROBINSON
The funeral for James C. Robinson was at 11 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Pat Arthur officiated with interment in the New Veale Creek Cemetery. Robinson was a retired truck driver having worked with Jones and Sons Concrete. Pallbearers were: Erik Newton, Gary Guy, Matt Twitty, Bill Bowen, Phillip Crosby and Steve Winiger. Honorary pallbearers were Bing Crosby, Kenny Fields and Tim Guy.

GLEN KINMAN
The funeral for Glen E. Kinman was at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, Monday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Mark Nielson officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Robert McClure, Marvin Clark, Richard Gilmore, George Dalleave, Clayton Gilmore and Raymond Mize.

VICTOR NEIDEFFER
The funeral for Victor William Neideffer was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Trinity Springs Church of Christ. Bro. Charles Davis and Pat McDaniel officiated. Interment was at the Trinity Springs Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Neideffer, Barry Neideffer, Floyd Neideffer, Ronnie Neideffer, Charles Boonshot Jr. and Mark Edwards. Honorary pallbearers were: Victor Neideffer III and Soloman Neideffer. Queen-Lee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Obituaries and Funerals June 7, 1999
HAROLD McCAMERON
LOOGOOTEE - Harold "Red" McCameron, 89, died at 4:10 p.m. Friday at the Martin County Health Care Center, Loogootee.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee with burial to follow in the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals.
Visitation will be from 4 until 8 tonight at Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Jan. 30, 1910, in Loogootee, to William and Lucinda (Morgan) McCameron.
McCameron operated the Shoals Cafe and Greyhound Bus Station for 34 years and was a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member. He was a Chapter member of the Shoals Lion's Club and Eagles Lodge. He was also active in the Boy Scouts of America and received awards for his support of their program.
Surviving are his wife, Dorothy (Warnock) McCameron, Loogootee; a son, James McCameron, Jackson Hole, Wy.; a granddaughter; a brother, Fred McCameron, Des Moines, Iowa; four stepsons, Dennis Gehl, Loogootee; Keith Gehl, Evansville; Jay Gehl, Sonora, Calif. and Steve Gehl, Prescott, Ariz.; a stepdaughter, Marsha Gehl, Twin Falls, ID; eight stepgrandchildren and seven step great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: his first wife, Billie Stapleton McCameron; a sister, Mary McCameron; a brother, Ralph McCameron, a stepson, Fred Gehl Jr. and a stepdaughter, Kay Gehl.
Memorial donations may be made to the Martin County Humane Society through the funeral home.
(June 4, 1999)

ROSEMARY McBETH
VELPEN - Rosemary E. McBeth, 68, died at 4:51 a.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Health Care Center.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with the Rev. Fred Carpenter officiating with burial to follow in the Walnut Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the North Chapel.
She was born in Houston, Texas, on Sept. 1, 1930, to John Dewey and Kerrybelle (Boindi) Hobbs. She married Mansfield McBeth on Aug. 16, 1952, in Houston, Texas. He survives.
McBeth was a homemaker.
Also surviving are: four daughters, Randi McBeth and Melisa Scraper, both of Velpen; Pamela Flener, French Lick and Kimberly Spencer, Vinton, Ohio; three sons, David McBeth, Petersburg; Thomas McBeth, Loogootee and John McBeth, Jasper; 23 grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Kerry Mattingly, Velpen and a brother, Robert Michael Hobbs, Conroe, Texas.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert Leslie McBeth and a brother, John Hobbs.
(June 6, 1999)

MARK PILK
WASHINGTON - Mark Pilk, 32, died unexpectedly Saturday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Bros. Jeff Jones and Bill Norris will officiate. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before services Wednesday.
He was born on Feb. 20, 1967, in Daviess County. His father, Joseph Pilk and his mother, Gloria Jean Arthur Waltz, both survive in Washington.
Pilk attended Washington Schools and was a lifelong Daviess County resident.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Sha-nigh Nichole, Shayne Noel and Shentell Pilk, all of Washington; two sisters, Connie Jean Gilley, Washington and Debbie Jo Gilley, Cloverdale; a halfbrother, Thomas Arthur Waltz, Washington and a maternal grandmother, Imogene Arthur, Washington.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James A. "Shug" Arthur and paternal grandparents, William Andy and Della Louise Pilk.
(June 5, 1999)

JOSEPHINE HILL
Josephine Hill, 91, Sunset Towers, died at 5:45 p.m. Friday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Mack Jones and Jonathan Mennach will officiate. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born on April 8, 1908, in Daviess County, to Loveless and Belle (Hubbs) Jones. She married Roy Hill on July 24, 1926 and he preceded her in death on July 12, 1977.
Hill attended Daviess County schools and was a Trinity Gospel Tabernacle member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Patricia Russell, Winslow and Kay Matteson, Haines City, Fla.; three sons, Robert A. and Gordon L. Hill, both of Washington and James E. Hill, Glendale; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren and 11 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; two sisters and a brother.
(June 4, 1999)

WOODROW ROLLINS
ODON - Woodrow Mearl "Woody" Rollins, 82, died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday from an extended illness of Alzheimer's disease.
Graveside services were today at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Paul Taylor officiating and burial is in Walnut Hill Cemetery at Odon. Poindexter, Hall and McClure Funeral Home were in charge of arrangements.
He was born on July 1, 1916, near Indian Springs in Martin County, to James Elias and Bertha May (Higgins) Rollins. The family moved to Greene County in 1925 where he graduated from Owensburgh High School in 1935. On May 25, 1945 he was united in marriage to Marilyn H. Garrett, Burns City and she survives.
Rollins served with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineering in World War II. In his early working years he was employed by Allison Division of General Motors in Indianapolis and for several years with Maxon Construction Co. as an oiler on heavy equipment as N.A.D. was being built. In later years, he worked at Crane for 20 years, retiring in 1975. He had been an Odon community resident for the past 45 years.
He was preceded in death by: two brothers, Isaac Clyde and William Glen Rollins and three sisters, Dora Velsie Sipes, Nettie Jane Hardwick and Zella May Taylor-Empson.
(June 5, 1999)

GLEN KINMAN
MONROE CITY - Glen E. Kinman, 84, died of heart failure at his residence Friday at 8 a.m.
The funeral was at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, today at 2 p.m. The Rev. Mark Nielson officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
He was born on Jan. 30, 1915, in Monroe City, to Ottis N. and Myrtle (Maxwell) Kinman. He married Nora English on Oct. 7, 1936 and he preceded her in on Dec. 23, 1998.
Kinman was a carpenter and World War II Pacific Theater veteran. He attended Church of God in Monroe City and was a Modern Woodsman for 60 plus years.
Surviving are a brother, Delbert Kinman, Vincennes; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Melba Sue Finley.
(June 4, 1999)

VERA VITICK
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. - Vera Walker (Bissey) Vitick, 93, died Friday at North Bay Medical Center, New Port Richey, Fla.
She was born in Washington and moved to New Port Richey from Indianapolis in 1971.
Vitick was a homemaker and First United Methodist Church, New Port Richey, member. Also, she was a Magnolia Valley Civic Association and Magnolia Valley Women's Club member, both in New Port Richey.
Surviving is her stepdaughter, Georgia Vitick, Birmingham, Mich.
(June 4, 1999)

KEVIN SHANER
ALBANY - Kevin Michael Shaner, 21, died Saturday from injuries received in an automobile accident on School Lot Road, Albany.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Bigony-Jordan Funeral Home. The Rev. Lawrence Haskell will officiate with interment in the Alexander Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Jan. 10, 1978, in Athens, Ohio. His father is Norman R. Shaner, Athens and his mother and stepfather are Connie and Mike Bean, Albany.
Shaner, a 1996 Alexander High School graduate, was a Twin Oaks Refrigeration employee. He was also a 1998 Northwestern College of Lima, Ohio, graduate in HVAC and R and he was a Hocking Valley Sportsman Association member.
Also surviving are: a sister, Jody Jordan, Shade; his grandmothers, Pauline Knowlton, Albany and Virgene Smith Shaner, Athens and two stepbrothers, Chad and Brad Bean.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Marvin Knowlton and Charles Shaner.
(June 5, 1999)

JOSEPH EDWARDS
Joseph W. Edwards, 82, formerly of 509 E. Nat.'l Hwy., died at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with pastor James Payton officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Wednesday until service time.
VFW and American Legion will accord full military honors at the graveside.
He was born on Oct. 26, 1917, in Daviess County, to Frank E. and Ethel (Davidson) Edwards. He married Tina Iona Tucker on May 8, 1937 and she preceded him in death on Oct. 3, 1989.
Edwards was a retired Uniroyal employee and Central Christian Church member. He was a World War II Army veteran serving in the Air Core. He also attended Washington High School and was an American Legion and VFW member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Tina Maxine Hert, Washington; a son, Shannon Edwards, Lafayette and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and a brother.
(June 5, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals June 5, 1999
VICTOR NEIDEFFER
SHOALS - Victor W. Neideffer, 85, died at his residence Thursday at 9:40 p.m. He had been in failing health for five years.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Trinity Springs Church of Christ. Interment will be at the Trinity Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals and at the church from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday.
He was born on Sept. 13, 1913, in Martin County, to Soloman Andrew and Alula Grace (Vanwinkle) Neideffer. He married Marjorie O. Hutton and she preceded him in death in October 1956. He later married Lotus June Crane on Oct. 12, 1957 and she survives.
Neideffer was retired from farming and as a Mitchell Tree Township trustee. He was a Trinity Springs Church of Christ, Martin County Farm Bureau and NOBA Certified Breeder's Association member.
Also surviving are: a son, Victor Neideffer Jr., Dover Hill; two daughters, Erna Williams, Williams and Lola Steward, Loogootee; two brothers, Andrew and Harley Neideffer, both of Michigan; a sister, Geraldine Lowell, Rice Lake, Wis. and six grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Sonny Neideffer; a daughter, Beverly Jean Neideffer; two grandsons; three brothers and two sisters.
Contributions may be made to the Daviess County Heart to Heart Hospice or the American Cancer Society.
(June 3, 1999)

GLADYS HUSSONG
Gladys Asylea Hussong, 97, 603 E. Nat.'l Hwy., formerly of Mt. Vernon, Ill., died at 1:47 a.m. Friday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the New Palestine (Ill.) Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Dec. 25, 1901, in Randolph County, Ill., to Charles and Carrie A. (Harmon) Hathaway. She married Harold Waldo Hussong on Aug. 10, 1947 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 27, 1974.
Hussong, a Mt. Vernon Township High School graduate, was a retired school teacher having taught for 46 years. She worked at Edison School from 1921 - 23; Field School from 1923 - 1937 and Casey Junior High from 1937 - 1967. She was also a First United Methodist Church and an Eastern Star Chapter #233 member, both in Mt. Vernon, Ill. She received her B.S. degree from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale and her M.S. degree from the University of Illinois. She had lived in Washington for seven years.
Surviving are two nephews, Robert Hathaway, Washington and William Hathaway, Mt. Prospect, Ill.
Also a brother, Harold Hathaway, preceded her in death.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Vernon, Ill., 1133 Main St., Mt. Vernon, Ill.
(June 4, 1999)

MADISON ALLBRIGHT
JASPER-- Madison Raeanne Allbright, four months, died Thursday night at Riley's Children's Hospital in Indianapolis.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow in the Birdseye Cemetery in Birdseye.
Friends may call for visitation at the Nass and Son Funeral Home from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.
She was born Feb. 6, 1999, at St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg, to Charles C. and Jessica (Richardson) Allbright, Jasper.
She is survived by her parents; paternal grandparents, Charles F. and Connie J. Allbright, Jasper; maternal grandparents, Eric and Jan Cunningham, Birdseye; paternal great grandparents, James C. and Irene Elliott, Loogootee; maternal great grandparents, Gary and June Cunningham, Birdseye, and Lorene Tinsley, Tennessee.
She was preceded in death by her paternal great grandparents, Frances and Agnes Allbright, Loogootee.
(June 3, 1999)

HARRY ROSS
LAKELAND, Fla. - Harry S. Ross, 90, formerly of Ft. Thomas, Ky., died May 22, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center.
A memorial service was conducted in Lakeland on May 23 with a family burial service to be conducted in Ft. Thomas, Ky.
He was born and reared in Ft. Thomas. He was also an honors graduate in civil engineering from Purdue University.
Ross was in management with the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad for many years in Washington with his last position that of Division Engineer, before being transferred to Pittsburgh, Pa.
He and his wife, Esther, reared their three children in Washington and were active Westminster Presbyterian Church members. He also was an active supporter of the Boy Scouts in Washington.
Surviving are: two sons, Harry Ross Jr., Louisville, Ky.; Bruce Ross, Ft. Thomas; a daughter, Lydia Tobian, Grand Rapids, Mich. and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Esther (Aschenbach) Ross, also originally of Ft. Thomas.
Memorials are suggested to Anchor House Ministries, P.O. Box 625, Auburndale, Fla. 33832, a Christian home for boys.
(May 22, 1999)

GEORGIA ASBELL
The funeral for Georgia G. Asbell was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxter officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were J.D. Asbell, Greg Church, Phillip Asbell, Jim Church, Patrick Asbell, Tim Church and Mike Asbell.

ROBERT STRICKLAND
Funeral services for Robert A. Strickland were held at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. The pallbearers were Fred Strickland Jr., James Strickland, Greg Strickland, Russell Cales, Rick Cales and Brandon Cox, all grandsons.

Obituaries and Funerals June 4, 1999

NOTICE

GLADYS HOSSONG
Gladys Hossong, 97, died at 1:47 this morning at the Washington Nursing Center. Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(June 4, 1999)

OBITS

FRANK CARLISLE
EVANSVILLE - Frank L. Carlisle, 83, died at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Woodbridge Health Care and Rehab Center.
There will be no service. Alexander East Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
He was born on May 5, 1916.
Surviving is a sister, Virginia Gines, Washington.
(June 1, 1999)

JAMES ROBINSON
James C. Robinson, 75, 1408 State Street, died at 11:33 a.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Pat Arthur will officiate with interment in the New Veale Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Monday.
He was born on March 3, 1924, in Daviess County, to Joshua and Susan (Mattingly) Robinson. He married Alice Roach on Jan. 10, 1944 and she survives.
Robinson was a retired truck driver and Church of Christ member. He had received an eighth grade education in Daviess County schools.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Diana Robinson, Washington and Brenda Bowen, Louisville, Ky.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Edith Feilds, Washington.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
(June 3, 1999)

FUNERAL

KENNETH TRAYLER
The funeral for Kenneth Dale Trayler was at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery with Scott Hedrick officiating. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard. Pallbearers were: Anthony Catt, Kevin Catt, Derek Catt, Tracy Catt, Darrell Wolven and David Catt.

Obituaries and Funerals June 3, 1999

NOTICE

KATHLEEN WININGER
A change has been made in funeral arrangements for Kathleen A. Wininger, who died Monday. There will be no funeral, but graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Visitation is still from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell.

OBITS

GEORGIA ASBELL
PETERSBURG - Georgia G. Asbell, 83, died of Alzheimer's at Petersburg Health Care, Petersburg, Wednesday at 2 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxter will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 tonight and Friday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Harrisburg, Ill., on Sept. 4, 1915, to George and Jennie (Fowler) Disney. She married Dwight Asbell, on Sept. 9, 1933 and he preceded her in death on Jan. 15, 1991. She was a First Baptist Church member for over 50 years.
Surviving are: three sons, Fred Asbell, Petersburg; Richard Asbell, Greencastle and Dwain Asbell, Newark, Del.; a daughter, Judy Thacker, Greencastle; a brother, Jim Disney, Augusta; three sisters, Madge Heiple, Dorothy Turano and Alice Shover, all of Petersburg; 10 grandchildren; 13 stepgrandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
(June 2, 1999)

JUNE WHITTAKER
INDIANAPOLIS - June Whittaker, 72, died at her residence Tuesday.
Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Odon. Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Flanner & Buchanan Decatur Township Mortuary in Indianapolis.
Whittaker retired in 1974 from NAD Crane, where she was a secretary. She was also an Order of the Eastern Star member in Odon.
Surviving are: a son, John Whittaker; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; two sisters, Janice Inmann and Betty Kranning and a brother, Edward Hutton. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Whittaker.
(June 1, 1999)

FUNERALS

TERRY GREGORY
The funeral for Terry Gregory was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Messages were given by Mike Crouch, Neal Newton and Gary Barnard. Interment was in the East Union Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ryan Seitz, Tom McCauley, Kyle Russell, Mike Hunter, Tim Hunter, Tim Dyer, Roger Schmitt and Glen Barnett.

HERMAN NORDHORN
The funeral for Herman Nordhorn was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Ken Burcham officiating. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Mike Murray, Chuck Froehle, Bill Krause, Brian Alley, Steve Willis and Steven Neihause.

ORAL FETTIC
The funeral for Oral Wayne Fettic was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in the New Veales Creek Cemetery with pastor Kenneth Birky officiating. Pallbearers were: Jeff Padgett, John Punturi, Jeff Clark, Ron Gayheart, Steve Morgan and John Pierson.


Obituaries and Funerals June 2, 1999

NOTICE

GEORGIA ASBELL
PETERSBURG - Georgia G. Asbell, 83, died of Alzheimer's at Petersburg Health Care, Petersburg, this morning at 2.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxter will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
The complete obituary will be published in Thursday's Times-Herald.
(June 2, 1999)

OBITS

VIRGINIA SHIRLEY
BEDFORD - Virginia Mae Shirley, 83, Bedford Nursing Home resident, formerly of the Buddha area, died at 12:45 a.m. Monday at the Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford.
The funeral was at 1 this afternoon at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford, with the Rev. David Vaughn officiating. Interment was in the Carlton Cemetery in Buddha.
She was born on May 9, 1916, in Oolitic, Ind., to William and Louisa Jessie (Brown) Hall. She married Charles L. Shirley on Jan. 28, 1939 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 1, 1977.
Shirley, a 1935 Oolitic High School graduate, was retired from Spring Mill State Park Inn as a cook. She was also a New Union Christian Church member.
Surviving are: four daughters, Judy Gerkin, Montgomery; Ruby Tuell, Carolyn Wessell and Betty Goen, all of Bedford; three sons, William G., Clyde L. and Donald Shirley, all of Bedford; 27 grandchildren; 52 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a stepdaughter, Doris Duncan, Bedford and a sister, Thelma Lynn, Bedford.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Linda Crawford; a stepdaughter, Georgia Van Meter; three stepsons, Gene, Harold and Jim Shirley; a brother, Richard Hall and a granddaughter, Amanda Luallen.
Donations may be made to the American Heart Fund.
(May 31, 1999)

KATHLEEN WININGER
BEECH GROVE - Kathleen A. Wininger, 76, died at 5:20 p.m. Monday at the University Heights Convalescent Center in Greenwood.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell. The Rev. Carol Fritz will officiate. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale.
Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1922, in Bicknell, to John and Lynne (Threlkeld) Horn. She married Daniel M. Wininger and he survives.
Wininger was a homemaker. She was also an Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church and Daughters of the American Revolution member.
Also, a sister, Marjorie Walker, survives.
(May 31, 1999)

ROBERT STRICKLAND
Robert A. Strickland, 86, 2411 Wayside Drive, died at St. Elizabeth-Seton Hospital in Carmel at 2:40 p.m. Sunday. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Fr. Lowell Will officiate. Interment will be at St. John's Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
He was born on Nov. 29, 1912, in St. Charles, Mich., to James and Ida (Charathin) Strickland. They preceded him in death. He married Josephine Burkhardt on July 12, 1933 and she preceded him in death on March 12, 1988.
Strickland was a retired machinist from McCord Mfg. He was a U.S. Army veteran having served in World War II. He came to Daviess County in the 1930s.
Surviving are: two daughters, Beverly Spaulding and Debra Cox, both of Washington; two sons, Robert E. Strickland, Indianapolis and Frederick Joe Strickland, Leonardtown, Md.; 22 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and a sister, Wilma Coates, Bicknell.
A daughter, Linda Cales, preceded him in death.
(May 30, 1999)

VELMA COOK
PLAINFIELD - Velma C. (Jones) Cook, 83, died Monday at the Heartland Health Care in Plainfield.
The funeral will be at Flanner-Buchanan Decatur Township Mortuary Friday at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be at the Floral Park.
Calling will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
Cook was a homemaker and was a Seerley Creek Christian Church member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Linda Napier and Suzanne Stone; three sons, Marlin, Kelly and Kenneth Cook; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Her husband, Billy P. Cook, preceded her in death.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association.
(May 31, 1999)

FUNERALS

CAROLINE MYER
The funeral for Caroline Myer was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean officiated with interment in the Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bob Chastain, Bill Stader, Ray Prichett, Dave Frette, Bob Eskridge and Everret Beasley.

HELEN COLVIN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Peter's Church for the funeral of Helen E. Colvin. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. Peter's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Ed Colvin, Jim Craney, Steve Troutman, Joe Colvin, David Colvin, Sam Craney and Steve Craney.

LOUISE WHITEHEAD
The funeral for Louise E. Whitehead was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Lee Ayers officiated with interment in the McClure Cemetery, Algiers.
Pallbearers were: John Burns, Patrick Graves, Michael Burns, Larry Whitehead, Jeffrey Burns and Steven Whitehead.

BARBARA MATTHEWSON
The funeral for Barbara J. Matthewson was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Petersburg. Fr. Edward Schneider officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Pallbearers were: Mike Healy, Ed Kluemper, Danny Joe Healy, Chuck Wade, Richard Taylor and Kenny Gladish.


Obituaries and Funerals June 1, 1999

NOTICE

ROBERT STRICKLAND
Robert A. Strickland, 86, 2411 Wayside Drive, died at St. Elizabeth-Seton Hospital in Indianapolis at 2:40 p.m. Sunday. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 30, 1999)

OBITS

TERRY GREGORY
MONTGOMERY - Terrance "Terry" Gregory, 51, died at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be in the East Union Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. until services. Eagles memorial service will be at 6 tonight.
He was born on July 30, 1947, in Daviess County, to James E. and Zola (Brown) Gregory. His mother survives in Montgomery. He married Sandra Geer on April 8, 1967 and she survives.
Gregory, a Washington High School graduate, was a farmer and barber. Later, he worked at Hoover. He had also attended Barber School in Indianapolis. He was an Aikman Creek Baptist and Eagles member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Deanna Stone, Washington and Misty Gregory, at home; a son, Chadd Gregory, at home; a brother James Gregory, Montgomery and three grandchildren.
(May 29, 1999)

HERMAN NORDHORN
PETERSBURG - Herman Nordhorn, 87, died of heart failure at his residence Saturday at 4:18 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Ken Burcham officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. Graveside services will be by the Petersburg VFW.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and 8 a.m. until services Wednesday. International Order of Odd Fellows services will also conducted at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born in Pike County, on June 22, 1911, to Fredrick W. and Karoline (Ficher) Nordhorn. He married Maxine Enlich and she survives.
Nordhorn had worked at Lemmon's Greenhouse and also served as caretaker at the Walnut Hills Cemetery in Petersburg. He was a Alford Community Club, Boy Scouts of America member and Scout master for 75 years, First United Methodist Church, Petersburg and International Order of Odd Fellows member. He was also a World War II veteran.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert, Elva and William A. "Bill" Nordhorn and three sisters, Alma Laverty, Frieda Bline and Lorina Richardson.
Donations may be made to the Boy Scouts of America.
(May 29, 1999)

LOUISE WHITEHEAD
OTWELL - Louise E. Whitehead, 90, died of heart failure at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 12:45 p.m.
The funeral was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, this afternoon at 1. The Rev. Lee Ayers officiated with interment in the McClure Cemetery, Algiers.
She was born on May 6, 1909, in Missouri, to William and Della (Smart) Vollner. She married Thomas Bernard Whitehead and he survives.
Whitehead was an Algiers United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: a son, Bob Burns, Monroe City; a brother, Jim Vollner, Shenandoah, Iowa; four sisters, Cora Curtis, Tecopa, Calif.; Annabelle White, Albany, Ore.; Opal Carder, Springfield, Mo. and Faye Ellis, Mountain Grove, Mo.; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
(May 29, 1999)

MARGARET SCOTT
Margaret Scott, 80, 8 McCracken Drive, died at 5:45 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Memorial services will be at noon Friday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Kathleen Weller officiating. Private burial will be in East Union Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
She was born on March 18, 1919, in Louisville, to Walter H. and Elizabeth (Catterall) Shackleton. She married Kenneth W. Scott on May 10, 1941 and he survives.
Scott, a 1936 Louisville Girls High School graduate, was retired. She had worked as assistant public relations and alumni director of Vincennes University, librarian for three years for the bookmobile and 11 and a half years as a reporter at The Washington Times-Herald. She had attended Barnard College of Columbia University in New York and was a Westminster Presbyterian and St. John's Episcopal Church member. Also, she was a Kappa Kappa Kappa, Human Resources Council, Monday Afternoon Club and National Pen Women's Society member. She was also employed by Columbia's War Contracts Division during World War II.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Carolyn Scott, Raleigh, N.C.; two sons, Bradford E. Scott, Cincinnati and Russell K. Scott, Belleville, Ill.; two grandchildren and a sister, Betty Glock, Middletown, Ky. She was preceded in death by a brother.
Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Washington Nursing Center Activities Fund/ Alzheimer's Association or a charity of the Donor's choice.
(May 30, 1999)

ORAL FETTIC
PETERSBURG - Oral Wayne Fettic, 95, died at the Good Samaritan Home in Oakland City Sunday at 1 a.m. He had been in failing health since December 1998.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in the New Veales Creek Cemetery with Pastor Kenneth Birky officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Ed Lee Mortuary and before the funeral hour on Wednesday.
He was born on April 29, 1904, in Daviess County, to John and Ella (Rudd) Fettic. He married Gladys Jewell Pittman on April 25, 1931 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 11, 1995. Fettic was a retired auto mechanic having operated his own shop and after retirement he became a farmer. He was educated in the Daviess County Schools and had moved to Pike County in 1993. Also, he was a Grace Baptist Church, Washington, member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Norma Louise Shandy, Petersburg and a son, Donnie Wayne Fettic, Elizabeth, Ind.; five grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; seven stepgrandchildren and two stepgreat-great-grandchildren.
(May 30, 1999)

HOWARD LANE
VINCENNES - Howard J. Lane, 81, died at 5:23 p.m. Saturday at his residence.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the Community United Methodist Church. The Rev. Andrew Kinsey officiated with interment in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
He was born on Jan. 15, 1918, in Hazleton, to John and Mary (Wellman) Lane. They preceded him in death. He married Mildred Ablin on Nov. 26, 1950 and she survives.
Lane had worked as a farmer and meat cutter for A&PO Grocery Store. He was a Community United Methodist Church member and 50 year member of the Vincennes Masonic Lodge #1. He also served in the Army in the European Theater during World War II.
Also surviving are a son, Paul Lone, Madison, Win. and a sister, Mildred Hagemeier, Carlisle.
Donations may be made to the Community United Methodist Church.
(May 29, 1999)

KENNETH TRAYLER
Kenneth Dale Trayler, 49, Rt. 1 Vine St., died at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. He had been in failing health since February and seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Ralph Tomson officiating. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. on Thursday until the funeral hour.
He was born on May 6, 1950, in Daviess County, to Kenneth Lee and Edith Irene Trayler. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives. Trayler was a general laborer. He was a lifetime community member being educated at the Washington schools. He was also a U.S. Army veteran serving in Viet Nam and he was an American Legion member.
Surviving are his children, Melissa and Forrest Trayler, both of Washington; five sisters, Georgia Catt and Kathy Bezy, both of Velpen; Lynn Trayler and Judy Wolven, both of Washington and Denise Strange, Loogootee and two brothers, Mike and Brent Trayler, both of Washington. A brother, Darrell Hedrick, also preceded him in death.
(May 29, 1999)

HELEN COLVIN
MONTGOMERY - Helen Elizabeth Colvin, 78, died at 9:13 p.m. Friday at the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room. She had been in failing health for several weeks, but death came suddenly.
The funeral was at 10 this morning at the St. Peter's Church. Fr. Joseph Erbacher officiated with interment in the St. Peter's Cemetery.
He was born in Daviess County, on June 30, 1920, to Hugh F. "Frank" and Mary Agnes "Molly" (Doyle) Craney. They preceded her in death. She married Frederick P. Colvin on Aug. 13, 1940 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 26, 1961.
Colvin, a Montgomery High School graduate, was a retired seamstress from UniRoyal Mfg. She was a lifetime community resident. She was a St. Peter's Church, Montgomery, St. Peter's Alter Society and Women of the Moose member.
Surviving are: her children, Linda L. Troutman and Donald J. Colvin, both of Montgomery; four grandchildren; a stepgranddaughter; four great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild; two brothers, Paul and Clarence Craney and a sister, Buelah Colvin.
(May 28, 1999)


FUNERALS

HERBERT PERRY
The funeral for Herbert E. "Dean" Perry was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Keith Jenkins officiated with interment in the Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Pallbearers were: Steve Benefiel, Ryan McCain, Dave Benefiel, Kenneth Perry, Norman Loveland, Dean Perry, Angela Loveland and Erivin Loveland.

EVA RAMSEY
The funeral for Eva Ramsey was at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Ramsey, Gene Ramsey, Douglas Ramsey, Brentt Ramsey, Kevin Ramsey and Chad Ramsey.

HERBERT PERRY
The funeral for Herbert E. "Dean" Perry was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Keith Jenkins officiated with interment in the Reels Chapel Cemetery, Monroe City. Pallbearers were: Steve Benefiel, Ryan McCain, Dave Benefiel, Kenneth Perry, Norman Loveland, Dean Perry, Angela Loveland and Erivin Loveland.


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