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Obituaries and Funerals August 31, 1999


OBIT

WILLIAM CLEMENTS
EVANSVILLE - William Anthony "Tony” Clements, 57, died Sunday at his residence following his battle with cancer.
Funeral services will be at the Ziemer Funeral Home, East Chapel, Evansville, Thursday at 9:30 a.m. Services will continue at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Fr. Brian Holtz will be officiating.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Clements had been a contractor and land developer in Evansville for 24 years. Most recently he was associated with Prudential Prime Locations Realtors. He was a Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles member.
Surviving are: his wife, Rita M. (Hunter) Clements; a daughter, Shannon A. Clements, Dearborn, Mich.; a son, Shane A. Clements, Evansville and two brothers, Ambrose Clements, Evansville and Thomas Clements, Irving, Texas.
Contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Benedict’s in Ferdinand or a favorite charity.
(Aug. 29, 1999)

FUNERALS

ROBERT PURL
The funeral for Robert M. Purl was at 10 a.m. Monday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. James Burke officiated with interment in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Robert Burke, Gordon Nance, David Wuchner, Jeff Nance, Larry Wiseman and David Nance. Honorary pallbearer was Carl Heck.

MARY CHAMBON
The funeral for Mary Chambon was at 3 this afternoon at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. Interment was in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. John Moreland officiated. Pallbearers were: Henry Chambon, Larry Cassagne, Valerie Chambon, Alfred Jarniac, Renee Chambon and Michael Chambon. Honorary pallbearers were: Jerry Russell, Leonard Tavern, Bob Chambon, Terry Chambon, Ralph Patton and Brian Patton.

JOEL PERKINS
The funeral for Joel L. Perkins was at 2 p.m. Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Jack Godfrey officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roy Fields, Rick Godfrey, Mark Godfrey, Darren Perkins, Dustin Perkins and Steve Brown.

Obituaries and Funerals August 30, 1999

OBITS

MARY SPAULING
LOOGOOTEE - Mary Genevieve Spaulding, 82, died at 1:12 a.m. Saturday at the Jewish Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
A funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Interment will be at the St. John’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 8 tonight at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Rosary service will be at 6.
She was born on March 21, 1917, in Washington, to Thomas and Anna Auberry.
Spaulding was a St. John Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: two sons, Michael Spaulding, Indianapolis and David Spaulding, Louisville; a brother, Leo Auberry, Washington; two sisters, Josephine Wichman, Washington and Eldena Greene, Memphis, Tenn.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Also, her husband, Raymond Spaulding, preceded her in death.
(Aug. 28, 1999)

ALONZO STURGEON
BICKNELL - Alonzo Sturgeon, 80, died at 7:59 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Bicknell Memorial Century. The Rev. Forest Godwin will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
He was born on Dec. 20, 1918, in Fritchon. He married Jane Bernice Prince on Jan. 7, 1939 and she preceded him in death on March 12, 1997.
Sturgeon was a self-employed garage owner. He was also a World War II veteran and served in the U.S. Army.
Surviving are: a daughter, Carolyn Ann Sturgeon, Bicknell; a son, Gary Sturgeon, Bicknell and two grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
(Aug. 27, 1999)

MARTHA GRABBE
FREELANDVILLE - Martha L. Grabbe, 96, died at 11:10 a.m. Friday at the Crestview Nursing Home, Vincennes.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the Gordon E. Utt, Freelandville Chapel, Freelandville. Burial was in Bethel Cemetery, Edwardsport.
She was born in Widner Township to Ann (Webber) and Fred Sager. They preceded her in death. She married Louis Grabbe and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1966.
Grabbe was a homemaker and Bethel United Church of Christ member. She was also a Bethel Ladies Guild, American Legion Auxiliary and Loyal Builders Sunday School Class member.
Surviving are: a son, Herbert Grabbe, Bicknell; a daughter, Betty Jane Newell, Greenfield; eight grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Melvin and Milton; four brothers and three sisters.
The family requests expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Bethel United Church of Christ or Vista Care Hospice of Evansville.
(Aug. 27, 1999)

MARY CHAMBON
TERRE HAUTE - Mary Chambon, 92, formerly of Bicknell, died at her granddaughter’s, Mr. and Mrs. Micheal Moore’s, home Saturday at 8:36 a.m.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. John Moreland will officiate.
Visitation will be at 11 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
She was born in Linton, to Auguste and Maria (Urbain) Taverne, on Feb. 13, 1907. She married Marius "Nip” Chambon and he preceded her in death in July 1956.
Chambon at one time had operated Chambon Tavern in Vincennes and also had operated a variety store in West Terre Haute. She was a Mt. Olive Chapter of Order of the Eastern Star member.
Surviving are: two sons, Richard L. Chambon, Vincennes and Frank Michael Chambon, Terre Haute; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
(Aug. 28, 1999)

CHARLES ALLEN
BLOOMINGTON - Charles Herbert "Paper Man” Allen, 62, died at 5:45 a.m. Sunday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary, Greene and Harrell Chapel, Bloomington. Bro. Bruce Kelly will officiate with interment in the Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Deremiah-Frye.
He was born on June 8, 1937, in Bloomington, to Herbert and Ernestine (Lambe) Allen. His father survives in Bloomington, while his mother preceded him in death. His wife, Kay, preceded him in death on Sept. 16, 1998.
Allen was a self-employed newspaper deliverer, MCCSC bus driver for 17 years and worked for RCA for 10 years. He was a Miller Drive Church of Jesus Christ, Moose Lodge and VIP-CB Club member.
Also, surviving are: two daughters, Paula Brown and Janet Peoples, both of Bloomington; six grandchildren; a great-grandson and a brother, Tom Allen, Bloomington.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Cindy and Patricia Allen.
Memorial contributions may be given to: Church of Jesus Christ building fund, 110 E. Miller Drive, Bloomington, IN, 47401.
(Aug. 29, 1999)

CONNIE WOODS
MITCHELL - Connie Jean Woods, 55, died at 11:02 p.m. Saturday at Vencor Indianapolis South in Greenwood.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home, Mitchell, with the Rev. Henry lee officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. until services Wednesday at the funeral home.
She was born on March 13, 1944, in Mitchell, to Robert L. and Betty McCart Dorsett. Her mother, Betty Cornwall, survives in Mitchell, while her father preceded her in death. She married Bobby J. Woods, on Dec. 24, 1977 and he preceded her in Aug. 2, 1991.
Woods was a retired electrical engineer technician at Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane. She was a Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Post No. 9107 member and attended Odon Church of the Nazarene.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Deann Stephens, Winslow; Le Ann Petit, Crane and Alissa Brisco, Orleans; three sisters, Sherry Henderson and Trudy Troutman, both of Mitchell and Maureen Pollack, Cherry Valley, Calif.; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Robert S. Dorsett, on April 13.
Memorial contributions may be sent to: American Lung Association of Indiana, 424 Fifth St., Columbus, IN, 47201.
(Aug. 28, 1999)

FUNERALS

MALCOLM WILLIAMS
Funeral services for Malcolm O. Williams were at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Central Christian Church. Pastor James K. Payton officiated with interment in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Todd Williams, Craig Williams, Aaron Selby, and Ryan Selby, his grandsons.

BERNICE MICHAEL
The funeral for Bernice E. Michael was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Harker officiated. Interment was in New Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Roderick Wright, Dale Ludwick, Robert Eskridge, Cliff Williamson, Kenneth Arthur and Clark Stacks.

Obituaries and Funerals August 28, 1999
JOEL PERKINS
Joel Lynn Perkins, 43, 1506 W. Walnut St., died at his residence Friday at 4 a.m. He had been in failing health, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Ed Lee Mortuary. Bro. Jack Godfrey will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday until service hour.
He was born on May 23, 1956, in Washington to Meredith and Pollyanna (Seals) Perkins. They preceded him in death.
Perkins, a 1974 Washington High School graduate, attended Vincennes University Truck Driving School in 1991. He was a truck driver and musician. He played drums and lead guitar for several local bands. He was a Full Gospel Church member and lifetime community member. He had also served in the National Guard in 1974.
Surviving are: four children, Stacy, Darrick and ReeAnna Perkins, all of Washington and Adina Brown, Vincennes, along with his brothers and sisters, Terrence Lee Allen, Beverly Kay Godfrey, Deborah Shull, Dennis Wayne Perkins and Lisa Jeannette Fields, all of Washington.
(Aug. 27, 1999)

HELENE G. ASBELL
Funeral services for Helene G. Asbell of Shoals were held Friday, at 2 p.m., at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Officiating was Brother Ken Jurgens. Organist was Ruth Jackson. Pall bearers were Jim Potts, Roger Wraley, Wendell Stone, Raydies Thimling, Robert Williams and Mike Harker. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery.


Obituaries and Funerals August 27, 1999

OBITS

HELEN ALLEN
LOOGOOTEE - Helen C. Allen, 80, died at 2:10 this morning at the St. Mary's Medical Center, Evansville.
A funeral mass will be celebrated by Bishop Gerald Gettlefinger and the Priests of the Diocese of Evansville Monday at 11 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery. A memorial service will be conducted Sunday evening at the funeral home.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on Feb. 2, 1919, in Daviess County, to Mike and Ella (Butcher) Carrico. She married Harold Allen on Nov. 24, 1937 and he preceded her in death in 1972.
Allen was a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee; American Legion Auxiliary and the VFW Auxiliary member.
Surviving are: three sons, John and Denny Allen, both of Loogootee and Fr. Mike Allen, Evansville; two daughters, Wanda and Linda Guthrie, both of Loogootee; seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert and a granddaughter, Sandy.
Memorial donations may be given to St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee or St. Theresa Catholic School in Evansville.
(Aug. 27, 1999)

BERNICE MICHAEL
Bernice Emily Michael, 79, 713 N.E. First St., died at 3:45 a.m. Thursday at the Daviess Community Hospital in the extended care unit.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Gill Chapel. The Rev. David Harker will officiate. Interment will be at the New Veale Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday until service time. Eastern Star memorial service will be at 6 tonight.
She was born on May 25, 1920, in Valparaiso, to Orrin L. and Emily (Gerhart) Hartle. She married Jonathan Oscar Michael on May 18, 1941 and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1990.
Michael, a Valparaiso High School graduate, was a former RCA in Bloomington employee and later worked at NWSC Crane. She was a First Baptist Church, White Shrine of Jerusalem and Past Matron Eastern Star member. She had also attended Purdue University.
Surviving are a son, Paul P. Michael, Hudsonville, Ind. and three grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Dorothy and three brothers, Floyd, Buster and Carl.
(Aug. 26, 1999)

MALCOLM WILLIAMS
Malcolm O. Williams, 83, 1017 Jersey Street, died at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 11:01 p.m. He had been in failing health, but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Central Christian Church. Pastor James K. Payton will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Ed Lee Mortuary and at the church after 11 a.m. Saturday. Eagles Lodge memorial services will be at 6:30 tonight.
He was born on April 17, 1916, in Linton, to Walter S. and Lulu G. Williams. They preceded him in death. He married Yvonne M. Krack on Sept. 13, 1939 and she survives.
Williams, a Washington High School graduate, was district circulation manager for Indianapolis News and then a B&O Railroad engineer, from which he retired. He was a Central Christian Church, Eagles Lodge, Washington and Coterie Club in Evansville member. He was a community member for most of his life and had attended Washington Elementary.
Surviving are: two sons, Stephen R. Williams, Eddyville, Ky. and Ronald M. Williams, Cleveland, Tenn.; a daughter, Christa L. Selby, Washington; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Erma Mae Reynolds, Evansville and Gertrude Hotz, Dearborn, Mich.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Howard and Medford Williams and two sisters, Julia Colson and Mildred Eddingfield.

(Aug. 25, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals August 26, 1999

NOTICES

MALCOLM WILLIAMS
Malcolm O. Williams, 83, 1017 Jersey Street, died at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 11 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Aug. 25, 1999)

BERNICE MICHAEL
Bernice E. Michael, 79, 713 N.E. First St., died at 3:45 this morning at the Daviess Community Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Aug. 26, 1999)

MARY BURKE
The funeral for Mary Alva Burke will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew's Catholic Church, Marianna, Ark. Interment will follow at Cedar Heights Cemetery at Marianna. A rosary will be prayed at 6 p.m. Friday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Helena, Ark.
Ed L. Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made by the donor's choice to their church or to the Large Print Book at the local public library.

LOIS AIKMAN
PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Lois Aikman, 93, formerly of Washington, died Tuesday.
She married Walter F. Aikman on June 26, 1936. He preceded her in death in 1985.
Surviving are: three daughters, Sally Buchanan, Pittsburgh; Susan Alperin, Portland, Or. and Nancy Aikman, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
(Aug. 24, 1999)


OBITS

PEGGY CHURCH-BROWNING
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. - Peggy Colleen Church-Browning, 61, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lawrenceville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Dan Gilley, Dr. Phillip Summers and Dr. Phillip Pierpont will officiate. Interment will be at the Springhill Cemetery, Shoals. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from noon until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born to The Rev. John O.E. and Oval Imogene (Drew) Church on April 18, 1938, in Oakland City.
Church-Browning was an English and study skills professor at Vincennes University (VU). She was a Phi Delta Sorority, VU Alumni Association board of directors and Second Baptist Church member. She was a National Deans List member in 1980 and was on the National Council of Teachers of English. She had several short stories published in the Tecumseh Review and won social service awards for both special education and regular education from the social service department at VU. Also, she had an associate degree in special education at VU, a bachelor's of science degree in special education from Indiana State University and a masters in special education from Indiana State University.
Surviving are: four daughters, Rebekah Browning, Vincennes; Marilou Risley, Lawrenceville, Ill.; Michele Atiyani and Bethany Lennox, both of Louisville, Ky.; a son, Michael Browning, Vincennes; a sister, Mary Jane Gilley, Washington and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harbor House.
(Aug. 25, 1999)

ROBERT PURL
WINSLOW - Robert M. Purl, 77, died at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg, Monday at 8:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. James Burke will officiate with interment in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday from 8 a.m. until services. Services will be conducted at 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home by the Pike Masonic Lodge No. 121 Petersburg.
He was born in Pike County, on Sept. 7, 1921, to Martin and Millie (Hutchison) Purl. He married Eileen Keagy and she preceded him in death on June 14, 1996.
Purl was a pipe line welder. Also, he was a member of the Baptist faith and Pike Masonic Lodge No. 121 Petersburg member.
Surviving are three daughters, Sandra Potts and Shirley Purl, both of Winslow and Sharon Perry, Westmoreland, Tenn.; two sisters, Melva Biddle, Lafayette and Opal Hayne, Coca, Fla. and a grandson.
A grandchild also preceded him in death.
(Aug. 23, 1999)

HELENE ASBELL
SHOALS - Helene G. Asbell, 75, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Wednesday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on April 17, 1924, in Orange County, Ind., to Otto and Mamie (Mynatt) Conrad. She married Lewis "Casey" Asbell on Oct. 24, 1942, in Martin County. He preceded her in death.
Asbell was a Shoals Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a son, Stanley Asbell, Vernon, Texas; two sisters, Norma Dickman and Sarie Thimling, both of Shoals; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Warren and Philip Conrad and a sister, Alberta Bennett.
(Aug. 25, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals August 24, 1999
CORA POWERS
PETERSBURG - Cora Mae Powers, 95, died at the Petersburg Healthcare Center Monday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. The Rev. Lynn Oliver Marino will officiate with interment at Asbury Chapel, Bicknell.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 tonight.
She was born on Aug. 12, 1904, in Knox County, to Henry A. and Rosetta (Scott) Wampler. They preceded her in death. She married George Powers on Dec. 9, 1931 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1936.
Powers had worked at the Good Samaritan Hospital as a nursing supervisor. She graduated from the Good Samaritan Hospital School of Nursing in 1925 and was also affiliated with the Vincennes University School of Nursing. She was a Retired Nurses' Club member and charter member of the Vincennes Nursing Association. Also, she was a St. John United Church of Christ member.
Surviving are: five nephews, Lloyd Salters, Princeton; Robert Powers, Bicknell; Thornton, Floyd and Rex Wampler, all of Oregon and two nieces, Doris Pifer and Margaret Buss, both of Oregon.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister.
Donations may be made to the Lincoln Trial Hospice or St. John United Church of Christ.
(Aug. 23, 1999)

MARY BURKE
Mary Alva Burke, 83, 601 Bussard Road, died at 6:55 a.m. Monday at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center. She was in failing health for several months.
The funeral and interment will be in Marianna, Ark. after cremation. There will be no visitation. Ed L. Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on July 17, 1916, in Helena, Ark., to Walter and Marie (Wadell) Webb. They preceded her in death. She married Frank Burke Jr. on Jan. 4, 1941 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 4, 1971.
Burke was a school teacher who taught for 32 years. She was educated at Helena, Ark. schools and St. Mary of the Woods College. She was active in church and hospital work in Arkansas. She recently moved from Arkansas to Daviess County. She was also a St. Simon's Church member.
Surviving are her children, Mary B. Goss, Washington and Frank N. Burke, III, Springdale, Ark.; two grandchildren; a great-grandchild and three brothers, Walter Webb, Helena, Ark.; Simon L. Webb, Meridian, Miss. and Joe Allen Webb, Shepardstown, W.V.
She was also preceded in death by an infant son.
(Aug. 23, 1999)

ORVIL BECHTEL
OWENSBORO - Orvil Howard Bechtel, 72, died at 4:55 p.m. Sunday.
Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday at the Precious Blood Catholic Church. Burial will be in the Resurrection Cemetery. The Rev. Brad Whistle will officiate.
Friends may call at the Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home, 519 Locust Street, Owensboro, from 4 to 8 tonight and 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Prayers will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born in Bicknell, on Jan. 19, 1927, to Ray and Alma (Ziegler) Bechtel. His wife, Sudie M. (Hoover) Bechtel, preceded him in death in 1993.
Bechtel was retired from the State Highway Department as a toll plaza manager. He was also a Precious Blood Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: a stepson, William B. Fulkerson, Owensboro; three grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, Richard Bechtel, Hartford, Ky. and a sister, Donna Bechtel, Nicholasville, Ky.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Hospice Association, P.O. Box 1403, Owensboro, Ky., 42302-9925. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
(Aug. 22, 1999)

FUNERAL

GENE BORDENET
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Eugene "Gene" Bordenet. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Wichman, Bob Wichman, Paul Keller, Terry Bordenet, Gerald Bordenet, Victor Bordenet and Tony Edwards.

Obituaries and Funerals August 23, 1999

OBITS

MARY PURDUE
Mary Kathrine Purdue, 75, 507 W. Nat’l. Hwy., died at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Saturday at 10:10 a.m. She had been severely burned during a Friday fire at her residence.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum will officiate.
Friends may call after 9 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel.
She was born to Carl Hobart and Arizona Beatrice (Lane) Hamm, on July 27, 1924, in Daviess County. She married Rufus Jack Purdue on Nov. 30, 1956 and he survives.
Purdue had attended Daviess County Schools and attended First Christian Church.
Also surviving are: a sister, Helen Luttrull, Owensboro, Ky. and two brothers, Charles Hamm, Washington and Eugene Hamm, Leesburg, Fla.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Donald and Robert Hamm.
(Aug. 21, 1999)

LARRY PURCELL
BRUCEVILLE - Larry Gene Purcell, 60, died at 3 p.m. Friday at the Crestview Nursing Home.
The funeral was at 2 this afternoon at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery, Freelandville.
He was born on April 29, 1939, in Bicknell, to Walter W. and Mary (Stirling) Purcell. His parents survive in Bicknell. He married Mary Ann Vertrees on Jan. 26, 1962, at Bethel U.C.C. in Freelandville. She survives.
Purcell, a 1957 Bicknell High School graduate, was manager of Vertrees Flower Shop. He had lived all his life in Bicknell and was a Christian Church member. Also, he received the Most Valuable Player in Football award from Bicknell High School in 1956 and was a Bicknell BPOE and F&AM 425 member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Lindsey A. Purcell, and a son, Bryan L. Purcell, both of Indianapolis; a grandchild; a brother, Walter Purcell Jr. and a sister, Mary Alice Thompson, both of Vincennes.
(Aug. 20, 1999)

FUNERAL

JANETT WALTON
The funeral for Janett Walton was Saturday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Mark Taylor, Greg Taylor, Brent Courter, Jeremy Chestnut, Brian Pieper, Brian Billmeier and Kevin Copple. Honorary pallbearers were Jennifer Pieper and Amy Swann.

Obituaries and Funerals August 21, 1999
DANIE RUSHER
Funeral services for Danie Elizabeth Rusher were held Friday at 1 p.m. at the Pointdexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel.
Officiating was Bro. George Charles. Burial was in Slinkhard Cemetery. Casket bearers were Mike Saucesman, Buck (Gale) Baker, Brad Strain, Shannon Chambers, Paul Wild, James David Fish and James R. Shake.

Obituaries and Funerals August 20, 1999
GENE BORDENET
TERRE HAUTE - Eugene Bordenet, 87, formerly of 404 S.W. 11th St., died at his daughter's residence in Terre Haute Thursday at 7:30 a.m. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Mary's Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday. The Knights of Columbus (K of C) and members of St. Mary's Parish will pray a rosary at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on Jan. 13, 1912, in Washington, to Victor and Barbara (Kramer) Bordenet. They preceded him in death. He married Colletta Kane on Oct. 16, 1944 and she preceded him in death on July 16, 1996.
Bordenet, a Washington Catholic High School graduate, was a process engineer for McCord Corporation for 33 years. He had attended Alabama University and was an Alabama College Baseball Team member. He left college after receiving a Minor League contract, but was injured in a game and had to give up this contract. Still, he continued to play ball with the Washington Packers, a local baseball team, which he helped to organize.
He was a lifetime Daviess County resident and a St. Mary's Church member. Also, he was a third and fourth degree K of C and St. Vincent DePaul Society member. He was assistant coach for the Washington Cardinal Baseball Team from 1967 until 1985; received the K of C Laetare Award in 1972; was one of the founders of the St. Mary's St. Vincent DePaul Organization and received the Brute Society Award in 1998.
Surviving are: four daughters, Barbara Reece, Terre Haute; Mary Franes Beville, Plymouth, Ind.; Catherine Bates, Newburgh and Theresa Ann Grygiel, Portland; three grandchildren; two sisters, Sr. Louise Gertrude, St. Mary of the Woods and Anna Keller, Winchester, Tenn. and two brothers, Leo Bordenet, Indianapolis and Ernest Bordenet, Winchester, Tenn.
He was also preceded in death by two daughters, Judith Marie and Julia Veronica; four brothers, Aloysius, Carl, Bernard and Joseph Bordenet and a sister, Louise Mutz.
In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to the St. Mary's Church, if so desired.
(Aug. 19, 1999)

CLARENCE STROBEL SR.
ODON - Clarence Edward Strobel Sr., 72, died at 1:28 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the West Newton Cemetery, Indianapolis. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Masonic Memorial service will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.
He was born on Oct. 27, 1926, in Evansville, to Walter Henry and Hortense Optense (Fhitstone) Strobel Sr. He married Bettie M. Gallion on July 26, 1991 and she survives.
Strobel worked for 15 1/2 years at Allison in Indianapolis, retiring in April 1991. He came to Daviess County in 1991 and was a U.S. Navy veteran. Also, he was a Masonic Lodge No. 707 and Eastern Star-West Newton member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Clare Jean Little, Indianapolis; Patty Lindaberry, West Newton, Ind. and Julie Shami, Bradenton, Fla.; a son, Clarence Ed Strobel Jr., Indianapolis; a stepdaughter, Nancy Jo Allen, Washington; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and a sister, Emma Semintel, Greenfield.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Dolores Richard and a brother, Walter H. Strobel Jr.
(Aug. 18, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals August 19, 1999

NOTICE

CLARENCE STROBEL JR.
ODON - Clarence Edward Strobel Sr., 72, died Wednesday.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Aug. 18, 1999)

OBITS

JANETT WALTON
LOOGOOTEE - Janett D. Walton, 73, died at 11:35 p.m. Wednesday at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church with burial to follow in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on Dec. 30, 1925, in Daviess County, to Melville and Naomi (Walker) Dayton. She married Donald F. Walton on Jan. 12, 1946, and he preceded her in death on July 21, 1998.
Walton was a Loogootee United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Cheryl Pieper, Avon, Ind. and Brenda Swann, Brownsburg, Ind.; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Norwood Eugene Dayton.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(Aug. 18, 1999)

NAOMI HAMERSLY
JUSTICE, Ill. - Naomi M. (Baker) Hamersly, 68, died Aug. 13, in her residence.
A funeral service was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Hills Funeral Home, 10201 S. Roberts Road, Palos Hills, Ill.
Burial was at Chapel Hill Garden South in Worth, Ill.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1931, in Correctionville, Iowa, to Heath and Ora (Abel) Baker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Abbie Hamersly Jr., in 1995.
She lived in Justice, Ill., for 35 years. Prior to that she resided in Washington. She was a homemaker.
She is survived by two daughters, Rene LeGrand, Frankfort and Tammy Hamersly, Justice, Ill.; two sons, Jerry Hamersly, Justice, Ill. and Troy Hamersly, Lockport, Ill.; four sisters, Mary Margaret McCall, Washington; Betty Jean Jackson, Evansville; Ruth Shock and Esther Hendricks, both of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three brothers, Oral Baker, Washington; Wilbur Baker, Louisville and Robert Baker, West Memphis, Ark. and five grandchildren.
Memorials should be sent to Palos Community Hospital Hospice, 12255, 80th Ave., Palos Heights, Ill.
(Aug. 13, 1999)

FUNERALS

FREDERICK SIMS
The funeral for Frederick L. "Nub” Sims was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in the Trinity Spring Cemetery. Alfred Helms officiated. Pallbearers were: Jim Norman, Jeff Boyd, Jon Sims, Gary Lee Sims, Loran Harding and Brian Hawkins.
Military graveside rites were conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
Serving were: chaplain, Lee Harding; sgt. of arms, John Ramsey; colorguard, Richard Landers and Heib Sherfick and colorbearers, H.P. Nickerson and Bill Farrell. Also, flag holders, Robert D. Jones and Bill Lee; firing squad, Whitey Hawkins, Charlie Sorrells, Don Brown, Paul Harder, Lom Harder, Wayne Brett and Harley Bratton; bugler, Sherry Gallon and honorary, Bill Jones, John Bratton and Janice Ramsey.
Others, commander Robert D. Jones; Ken Arvin, Jon Rehl, Dan Armstrong, Woody Gibson, Tim Strange, Wayne Burch, Mike Green and Pop Noley.

LARRY ROBERTS
The funeral for Larry M. Roberts was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick and the Rev. Paul Newton officiated. Interment was in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow. Pallbearers were: Tom Neal, Philip Lutgring, Curt Davis, Vance Hayes, Mark Houchin, Roy Shoultz, Mark Hamm and Jeff Price.

Obituaries and Funerals August 18, 1999

OBITS

PHILIP BRYAN
Philip Kay Bryan, 82, 15 Eastside Mobil Park, died at 3:05 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 4:30 p.m. Friday at Mausoleum Chapel. The Rev. James Conner will officiate with interment in the Evergreen Mausoleum, Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, Fla.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 27, 1916, in Joplin, Mo., to William Trask and Dora Florence (Johnson) Bryan. He married Arlene Polla and she preceded him in death on May 13, 1994. He married Mary Anette Potts on March 9, 1996 and she survives.
Bryan was a retired construction iron worker and had attended Lakeview High School in Chicago. He was a First Baptist Church member, in the infantry and was a World War II Army veteran. Also, he was a Tuscan Masonic Lodge No. 136, Umatilla, Ore. and International Brotherhood of Iron Workers of America No. 751 in Anchorage, Ala., member.
Also surviving are: Sybil Bryan, Calahan, Fla. and seven grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a sister.
(Aug. 14, 1999)

ROSE BLYTH
Rose Blyth, 95, 109 Dewey Avenue, died at 5:10 a.m. Tuesday at the Washington Nursing Center. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for a month.
A memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Simon’s Church, following cremation. Interment will be in the St. John’s Cemetery with Fr. David Martin officiating.
Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.
She was born on Jan. 24, 1904, in Washington, to William and Maud (Koontz) Miles. They preceded her in death. She married Douglas Blyth and he preceded her in death in October 1988.
Blyth was a housewife and came to Daviess County in 1988. She was educated in St. Simon’s Schools and was a St. Simon’s Church member.
A sister, Helen Williams, Washington, survives.
She was also preceded in death by six sisters and four brothers.
(Aug. 17, 1999)

FUNERAL

LORETTA ARVIN
A funeral mass for Loretta Arvin was conducted Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Russel Arvin, Richard Arvin, John Strange, Kurt Breeding, Chris Livesay and Dan Hovis.

Obituaries and Funerals August 17, 1999

OBITS

BERTHA HARKER
CHANDLER - Bertha E. Harker, 74, died of heart disease at 7:40 p.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Koehler Funeral Home, Perigo Chapel, 7022 Helm Road, Chandler. Pastor Michael Thompson will officiate. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Chandler.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Harker was a Democratic Precinct Committee Person for many years. She was also a Washington Avenue Baptist Church, Evansville; County Home Extension Club and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 114, Evansville, member.
Surviving are: her husband of 49 years, Marvin J. Harker Sr., Chandler; two daughters, Brenda S. Harker, Chandler and Roberta (Robin) LaMont, Hobe Sound, Fla.; a stepdaughter, Bonnie Woolsey, Mackey; two sons, Marvin J. Harker Jr., Chandler and Michael J. Harker, Newburgh; two sisters, Estel Schnarr and Mary Shelton, both of Washington; a brother, John F. Berry Jr., Spottsville, Ky.; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
(Aug. 15, 1999)

LARRY ROBERTS
WINSLOW - Larry M. Roberts, 38, died of cancer at his residence Monday at 12:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg.
Pastor Steve Frederick and the Rev. Paul Newton will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
He was born in Dubois County on April 5, 1961, to Michael L. and Karen Vanetta (Esarey) Roberts. His father survives in Arthur, while his mother survives in Winslow. He married Sue Neal and she survives.
Roberts was a coal miner with Solar Sources Mine.
Also surviving are: two sons, Lucas and Alex Roberts, both at home; a daughter, Leslie Roberts, at home; two halfbrothers, Gary Roberts, Oakland City and Marc Roberts, Arthur; a sister, Peggy Roberts, Winslow and his grandmother, Margarette McCain, Winslow.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James and Lillian Esarey.
Donations may be given to the Pike County Babe Ruth League, Winslow.
(Aug. 16, 1999)

ROBERT KETCHEM SR.
NEW ALBANY - Robert L. Ketchem Sr., 59, died Aug. 2, at the Floyd Memorial Hospital, New Albany.
Burial was in Knoft-Graceland Memorial Park.
He was born in Washington, to Perry and Elizabeth Ketchem. His father preceded him in death, while his mother survives in Linton.
Ketchem was retired after 32 years at Ford Motor Company in Louisville, Ky. He was also formerly employed at Graham Farmers in Washington.
Survivors also include his wife, Donna; three daughters, Tammie, Janet and Carol; a son, Robert L. Ketchem Jr., all of Clarksville; two brothers, George, Las Vegas and Richard, Linton; four sisters, Norma Mattingly, Washington; Virginia McCool, New Carlisle; Bernice Brown, Brownsburg and Judy Ketchem, Linton and three grandchildren.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

JOEL SLAVEN
LAKEWORTH, Fla. - Joel T. Slaven, 79, formerly of Washington, died at the Lakeworth, Fla. Hospice on Aug. 13 at 1:20 p.m. He had been in failing health for three months.
There were graveside services conducted in Valparaiso, Ind.
He was born on Oct. 24, 1919, in Elnora, to Harry and Rachel (Quakenbush) Slaven. They preceded him in death. He married Elnora Hill on June 10, 1943 and she survives.
Slaven was a teamster truck driver in Valparaiso and was educated in Daviess County. Also, he was a World War II veteran, having served in the U.S. Army.
Also, surviving are: his children, Barbara Gunn, North Liberty, Ind. and David Slaven, Florida; seven grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Herchael Slaven, Washington and four sisters, Dixie Chattin and Grace Adams, both of Washington; Mary Jennison, Bloomfield and Gertrude Camon, Riviera, Fla.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Joel T. Slaven Jr. and Harry Arthur Slaven; a brother, William Slaven and three sisters, Anna Johnson, Emma Smith and Wilma Kirk.
(Aug. 12, 1999)

DANIE RUSHER
ELNORA - Danie Elizabeth Rusher, 65, died at 4 this morning at her residence. She had been in failing health for the last few years and was seriously ill for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Bro. George Charles will officiate with interment in the Slinkard Cemetery, Newberry.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until service time Friday.
She was born on July 19, 1943, in Greene County, to Oliver and Danie (Burkshire) Goad. They preceded her in death. She married Marion Rusher and he preceded her in death on Aug. 19, 1978.
Rusher was a homemaker and attended Elnora Wesleyan Church.
Surviving are: a daughter, Derenda Fish, Elnora; a son, Gary Rusher, Odon; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Mildred Whaley, Washington and three brothers, Willard Goad, Bloomfield; Ralph Goad, Linton and Kenneth Goad, Kingston, Ill.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters and five brothers.
(Aug. 17, 1999)

FUNERALS

RALPH RANEY
The funeral for Ralph L. Raney was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the New Liberty Cemetery, Velpen. Pastor Steve Frederick officiated. Pallbearers were: Danny Capehart, Mike Capehart, Matthew Raney, Danny Foster, Brian Fowler and Robbie Garland.

LILLIAN BAKER
The funeral for Lillian E. "Melba” Baker was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Shoals Christian Church. The Rev. James McCallie officiated. Interment was at the Trinity Spring Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Steve Deckard, David Qualkenbush, John Hunt, Gene Kirk, Dee Doane and Billy Dean Baker.

Obituaries and Funerals August 16, 1999

OBITS

RALPH RANEY
OTWELL - Ralph Raney, 80, died at 2:10 p.m. Saturday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Home, Jasper.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the New Liberty Cemetery, Velpen.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on June 3, 1919, in Dubois County, to George Jacob and Arsena (Foster) Raney. He married Florence Fowler and she survives.
Raney was a boiler operator at the Cleveland Ohio Power Plant. Also, he was a veteran.
Also, surviving are: two daughters, Sharon Mehringer, Otwell and Donna Eggleston, Willoughby, Ohio; a brother, Clarence Raney, Lorain, Ohio; two sisters, Doris Capehart, Otwell and Edna Mae Wood, Plainfield and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Raney.
(Aug. 14, 1999)

LILLIAN BAKER
SHOALS - Lillian E. "Melba” Baker, 76, died Friday at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
The funeral was at 2 this afternoon at the Shoals Christian Church. The Rev. James McCallie officiated. Interment were at the Trinity Spring Cemetery. Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, was in charge of the service.
She was born on Feb. 27, 1923, in Martin County, to Charles D. and Ethel (Hunt) Waggoner. She married Clyde Baker on Jan. 18, 1941 and he preceded her in death.
Baker was a Shoals Christian Church, Jolly H Mixers Home Economics Club and Shoals Senior Citizens member.
Surviving are two sons, Charles W. "Billy” Baker, Shoals and Joe L. Baker, Mitchell; three daughters, Cludea H. Jones, Shoals; Beth Arther and Lana Baker, both of Bloomington; three sisters, Janet Waggoner, Evansville; Joyce Kirk, Bedford and Alice "Ducky” Smith, California; a brother, Wesley "Denny” Waggoner, Shoals; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Jill Baker; a foster daughter, Ann Shipman; two sisters, Mary Allen and Mabel Waggoner and a brother, Delbert Waggoner.
(Aug. 13, 1999)

MILDRED OVERTON
ODON - Mildred L. Overton, 86, died unexpectedly at the Daviess Community Hospital Friday at 12:24 p.m.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at the First Christian Church, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree and Warren Smith will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until services at the church.
She was born on Oct. 9, 1912, in Daviess County, to Moses E. and Martha Ellen (White) Maryfield. She married Dale C. Overton and he preceded her in death on Jan. 2, 1993.
Overton was a homemaker and First Christian Church, Odon, member. She was a lifelong Daviess County member.
Surviving are several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Elberta Ledgerwood, February 1990.
(Aug. 13, 1999)

LORETTA ARVIN
LOOGOOTEE - Loretta A. Arvin, 92, died Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at her residence.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery, Montgomery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A rosary will be recited at 6:30 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on May 18, 1907, in Barr Township, to Frank and Margaret (McDonald) Arvin.
Arvin, a Barr Township High School graduate, was a retired school teacher. She retired in 1972 from the Chicago School system after teaching over 37 years. She had also taught in schools in Southern Indiana before going to Chicago. She was also an Indiana State University and University of Illinois graduate.
Also, she was a Friday Afternoon Bridge Club, Chicago Retired Teachers Association and St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member. She was a former Golden Years member.
Surviving are: a sister, Lucille Strange, Loogootee and a brother, Louis Arvin, Ojai, Ohio.
She was preceded in death by: six brothers, Martin, John, Paul, Vincent, Leo and Francis Arvin and two sisters, Mary and Laveda Arvin.
(Aug. 14, 1999)

FREDERICK SIMS
SHOALS - Frederick L. "Nub” Sims, 80, died at 2:20 p.m. Saturday at the Regional Medical Center .
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Trinity Spring Cemetery. Military graveside rites will be conducted by the Shoals American Legion.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Masonic services will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born in Martin County, on March 11, 1919, to Fred W. and Mary Frances (Wildman) Sims. He married Gloria Jeannette Fratellio on Nov. 21, 1917, in Shoals. She survives.
Sims retired from National Gypsom and was a Church of Christ at Trinity Springs member. Also, he was a Shoals American Legion Post 61, Shoals Masonic Lodge Chapter 332 and Shoals Chapter Eastern Star member. He was a World War II veteran, where he was a Prisoner of War.
Also, surviving are: three daughters, Cathy Albright, New Albany; Lorraine Crutchfield, Arlington, Texas and Leona Kitchell, R.Z. Redlands, Calif.; three stepdaughters, Gloria J. Morgan, Cleveland, Ohio; Katherine M. Clark, Richmand and Rebecca Record, Dayton, Ohio; a stepson, David A. Combes, St. Louis; two sisters, Joyce Tuttle and Mary Alice Franklin, both of Shoals; two brothers, Alan Sims, Shoals; Merrill W. Sims, Indianapolis and John W. Sims, Brownsburg; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren and eight stepgreat-grandchildren.
(Aug. 14, 1999)

FUNERALS

IRENE GOSLIN
The funeral for Irene Goslin was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. William Malott officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township. Pallbearers were: Robert Gray, Ralph Akester, Joseph Ritterskamp, John Lee, Larue Collett and Virgil Ward.

ANNIE BUCKINGHAM
The funeral for Annie Buckingham was Wednesday at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago. The Rev. Joel Chrastka officiated. Pallbearers were: Joseph Doyle, Rex Doyle, Albert Kroll, Jeffery Marzuki, Jay Marzuki, Christopher Cady, Robert Estrada and Kent Gagen.

DENNIS BRAY
Graveside services for Dennis Bray were at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora. Bro. Fred Troxel officiated. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

REX GOODE
The funeral for Rex A. Goode was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Gene Fauntleeroy officiated. Interment was in the St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery. Pallbearers were: Rob Goode, Wayne Goode, Steve Wilson, Joe Marley, Mark Lawyer, Mike Coomer, Johathan Wells and Billy Graham.
The American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Honor guard members were: Norman Hoover, Joe Purcell, Clarence Mandabach, Olliver Coers, George Tally, Harold Morrison, Carl Fox, Burl Lemon, Ralph Fox, Bill Stader, James R. Healy, James F. Healy, Carman Schnarr, Jack Anderson, John Chestnut, Charles Hamm and Gary Ooley.

Obituaries and Funerals August 14, 1999

NOTICE

MILDRED OVERTON
ODON - Mildred L. Overton, 86, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Friday at 12:25 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Aug. 13, 1999)
OBITS

CHRISTOPHER STRANGE
LOOGOOTEE - Christopher Luke Strange, infant son of Patrick and Denise (Tayler) Strange, Loogootee, died at 10:28 p.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services were conducted Friday in St. Martin’s Cemetery, south of Loogootee, Fr. Tom Kessler officiated.
He was born on Aug. 10 in Jasper. His parents survive.
Also surviving are his grandparents, Tim and Alice Strange, Loogootee and Edith Tayler, Washington.
(Aug. 10, 1999)

MARQUERITE BUCHENBERGER
OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Marquerite Buchenberger, 86, formerly of Washington, died Wednesday in Overland Park, Kan.
Services for family and friends will be at the Westminster Presbyterian Church Aug. 28 at 1 p.m.
Buchenberger lived much of her adult life in Washington, where she reared her family and participated in the family business, Buchenberger’s Book Store.
Surviving are: three children, two sons, Chuck and Dan Buchenberger, Indianapolis and a daughter, Julia Wratten, Leawood, Kan. and three grandsons.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ray, in 1969.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the donor’s favorite charity.
(Aug. 11, 1999)


FUNERALS

GLADYS CLARK
The funeral for Gladys M. Clark was at Gill Chapel Friday at 10:30 a.m. with Bro. Ben R. Bean officiating. Interment was in the New Veale Creek Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Matt Clark, Mark Clark, Ryan Clark, Greg Clark, Jeremy Clark and Chris Bledsoe.

LOGAN HOBSON
The funeral for Logan E. Hobson was at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Masonic Lodge accorded honorary graveside rites. The American Legion and VFW presented the flag at graveside. Masonic pallbearers were: Cliff Williamson, Loren Gaither, Joseph Ritterskamp, Rodrick Wright, Leo Johnson and Dr. Jack Winslade.

WINETTA WEBSTER
Funeral services for Winetta Lou Webster were at the Plainville Cemetery at noon Friday. The Rev. Tom Leighty officiated. Pallbearers were: Marty Padgett, Warren Brown, Terry Padgett, Doug Henderickson, Bob Baker and Jason Baker.

Obituaries and Funerals August 13, 1999

NOTICE

DENNIS BRAY
ELNORA - Dennis Dale Bray, 90, died at his residence Thursday morning. He had been in failing for the past several months.
Graveside services have been changed from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora.
Friends may call at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday.
(Aug. 12, 1999)

OBITS

WILLIAM FIELDS
OWENSVILLE - William C. Fields, 45, died at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in Sioux Falls, S.D.
The funeral will be at the Salem United Church of Christ, Westphalia, Saturday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Jack Haskins will officiate. Interment will be at the church.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Anderson-Poindexter Sandborn Chapel and from 10 a.m. until the service at the church.
He was born to Phil and Elfrieda (Spanger) Fields, in Vincennes, on March 6, 1954. His father preceded him in death, while his mother, Elfrieda Hartsburg, survives in Freelandville. He married Bertie Lu Pitcher on July 12, 1980.
Fields, 1972 North Knox High School graduate, worked with Cinergy Gibson Generating Station in Mt. Carmel for 23 years. He had lived in the Sioux Falls, S.D. area for 22 years. Also, he was a Salem United Church of Christ, Knights of Pythias, ABATE of Indiana member and past region treasurer.
Also, surviving are: a son, Zachary Fields; two daughters, Amanda and Alisa Fields, all at home and a sister, Peggy Carter, Elizabeth, Ind.
(Aug. 10, 1999)

EUGENE WERDEN
INDIANAPOLIS - Eugene T. Werden, 74, died Wednesday in Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home, 1505 S. East St., Indianapolis. Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1924, in Indianapolis, to Thomas and Clara (Ransdall) Werden. He married Elizabeth Coble and she survives.
Werden was a truck driver with Helms Trucking for 10 years. He worked prior to that for SkyLiner Trucking and before that with Isleyr Trucking for 33 years, overall with Trucking Bus. He retired in 1984 and was a Teamsters Local 135 member. He was a high school graduate and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Surviving are: two daughters, Michelle Mullen and Genie Arney, both of Indianapolis; a son, Robert Werden, Indianapolis; two sisters, Norma Curry, Minnesota and Katherine Little, Ohio; a brother, Harry Werden, South Carolina and seven grandchildren.
(Aug. 11, 1999)

FUNERAL

HELEN GREENE
The funeral for Helen Greene was at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: William Greene, Kenneth Greene, Jack McCafferty, Kim Murray, Don Schweikarth and Dr. Jack Winslade.

Obituaries and Funerals August 12, 1999

OBITS

WINETTA WEBSTER
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Winetta Lou Webster, former local resident, 44, died at her residence Monday at 3:50 p.m. She had been in failing health for a year and was seriously ill since April.
Graveside service will be at the Plainville Cemetery at noon Friday. The Rev. Tom Leighty will officiate.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until noon Friday at Ed Lee Mortuary.
She was born on March 23, 1955, in Washington, to Edwin Leroy and Mary (Myers) Padgett. They survive in Odon.
Webster, a North Daviess High School graduate, was self-employed and had moved to Colorado three years ago.
Also surviving are: her daughter, Tracy Webster, Colorado Springs; a granddaughter; three sisters, Marsha Myers, Washington; Aleta Baker, Elnora and Shelly Willis, Petersburg; two brothers, Terry Padgett, Washington and Mark Padgett, Plainville and her grandmother, Esther Myers.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Edwin Padgett.
(Aug. 9, 1999)

ROBERT DYSON
EVANSVILLE - Robert Dyson, 38, died Aug. 6 at his residence.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Ziemer Funeral Home Central Chapel, with burial in St. Joseph Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight and from 10 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Dyson had worked for six months in the maintenance department at AmeriQual Foods and had worked at Accuride for 16 years. He was a UAW Local 1584 member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Dawn Dyson, Evansville; two sons, James C. and Robert Scott, both of Evansville; his parents, Elvira and James Dyson, Evansville; two sisters, Catherine Loehrlein, Wiley, Texas and JoAnna Dyson Kalinowski, Evansville.
(Aug. 6, 1999)

DENNIS BRAY
ELNORA - Dennis Dale Bray, 90, died at his residence this morning. He had been in failing for the past several months.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora.
Friends may call at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home from 10 a.m. until service time Saturday.
He was born on March 24, 1909, in Daviess County, to Robert James and Laura Mabel (Wilkins) Bray.
Bray was retired from Bray’s Plumbing after 20 years of service.
Surviving are: his son, James Bray, Washington; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Arthur, Howard, Ted and Richard and a sister, Gracie Via Bray.
(Aug. 12, 1999)

BARBARA McINTIRE
GREENVILLE - Barbara G. McIntire, 70, died Aug. 6 at her residence.
The funeral was at 2 p.m. Monday at Remembrance Mausoleum Chapel, Woodlawn Memorial Park. Entombment followed.
She was born in Washington, to Helen (LaRouche) and Darrel Graber. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives in Evansville. She married K. Ray McIntire on Aug. 14, 1949 and he survives.
McIntire was a homemaker and of the Protestant faith.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Cynthia Gail Fortner, Greer; Suzie Powers, Myrtle Beach and Kelly Lee, Irmo; a sister, Patty Branaman, Evansville and three grandchildren.
(Aug. 6, 1999)

IRENE GOSLIN
Irene Goslin, 79, 180 Jamestown Square, died at the Washington Nursing Center Wednesday at 12:23 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. William Malott will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Nov. 20, 1919, in Logan County, Ky., to John Wesley and Pearl (Denninson) Epley. She married Donald Goslin on Feb. 29, 1940 and he preceded her in death on April 20, 1976.
Goslin attended First Baptist Church.
Surviving are her daughter, Margaret Cyronis, Washington and a niece, Glenda Gray, Mooresville, who she had reared.
She was preceded in death by three sisters and six brothers.
(Aug. 11, 1999)

SANDRA HOPPER
OHIO - Sandra L. (Itskin) Hopper, 63, died Aug. 8.
The funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Friendship United Methodist Church. Robert L. Thomas officiated with interment in the Arlington Memorial Gardens. Paul R. Young Funeral Home, Mt. Healthy, Ohio, was in charge of arrangements.
She was born to Ralph and Wilma Itskin, former area residents. They survive.
Also surviving are: her husband, John Hopper; two daughters, Dianne S. Frank and Jennifer K. Hopper; two grandchildren and a sister, Karen Levine. Local area survivors include her uncles, Neal and Bill Allison, Washington. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Lew and Murrell Allison,Washington.
If desired, remembrances may be sent to: Hospice of Dearborn County Dearborn Hospital, Lawrenceburg, Ind. or to the Leukemia Society of America, 4150 Crossgate Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45236.
(Aug. 8, 1999)

FUNERAL

WILLIAM TROUTMAN
The funeral for William L. Troutman was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary with Alex Troutman officiating. Interment was in Bethany Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Artie Wininger, Doug Wininger, Bob Cline, Larry Wolven, Dick Grissom and Dave Ramage.

Obituaries and Funerals August 11, 1999
REX GOODE
CANNELBURG - Rex A. Goode, 74, died at his residence Tuesday at 3:15 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Gene Fauntleeroy will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Peter's Cemetery, Montgomery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday until service time.
He was born on March 23, 1925, in Glasglow, Ky., to Haven K. and Lucy Jane (Austin) Goode. He married Marilyn "Sue" Bullock on May 13, 1967 and she survives.
Goode retired from Detroit Allison - General Motors in 1981 after 30 years of service. He served in World War II in the U.S. Navy as a First Class Seaman aboard the USS New Mexico. He was also a First Church of God member.
Also surviving are: four daughters, Linda Sonley, Beach Grove; Patsy Lawyer, Cannelburg; Becky Wells, Greenfield and Pam Stanley, Indianapolis; two sons, Wayne and Rob Goode, both of Indianapolis; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a sister, Inez Mathys, PeeWee Valley, Ky.; a stepsister, Mary Wiggly, Louisville and a stepbrother, Charles Totenberry, Spencer.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Henry Reed and Haven Goode Jr.
(Aug. 10, 1999)

CHLOE ROUSSEL
OCEANSIDE, Calif. - Chloe Elizabeth Roussel, infant daughter of John and Lori (Strange) Roussel, Oceanside, Calif., died after birth on Aug. 1.
The funeral will be at St. Joseph Church at Bramble Thursday at 10 a.m. with interment in the church cemetery. Fr. Thomas Kessler will celebrate the mass.
Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 1 at Camp Pendelton Naval Hospital, California. Her parents survive. Her mother is a former Martin and Daviess County resident.
Also surviving is her grandfather, Gerald Roussel, Shreveport, La.
Three grandparents, Mary Grace Roussel, Charley Strange and Mary Clair (Ryan) Strange, preceded her in death.
(Aug. 1, 1999)

LOGAN HOBSON
Logan Edward Hobson, 80, 515 N.E. First St., died at 3:55 this morning at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday until service time. Masonic memorial services are at graveside with American Legion and VFW presenting the flag.
He was born on Oct. 18, 1918, in Martin County, to Samuel Logan and Jennie Elva (McBride) Hobson.
Hobson, Shoals High School graduate, was retired from the U.S. Railway as a carpenter in the shops. He was a 50-year Charity Lodge No. 30 F&AM member, American Legion, Moose and Wesley United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: three daughters, Nancy Jane Soliday and Carole Jean Poland, both of Washington and Janet Sue Alberti, Columbus, Ind.; a son, Michael Logan Hobson, Washington; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Hilda Arvin and Lloyd Hobson.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Wesley United Methodist Church.
(Aug. 11, 1999)

LOLA KLEM
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. - Lola (Lents) Klem, 65, formerly of Loogootee, died Monday morning.
The funeral service will be Thursday at 9 a.m. in California. Arrangements were made by the Dilday Brothers Funeral Mortuary, Huntington Beach, Calif.
She was born in Loogootee, to Edith and Walter Lents, on March 17, 1934. They preceded her in death.
Klem was a nurse and homemaker.
Surviving are: her husband, Basil; her children, Jeffrey and Linda; three grandchildren; her sister, Charlene Sellers; 18 nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Claudine Sellers.
(Aug. 9, 1999)

IMOGENE KITZ
BOONVILLE - Imogene Kitz, 75, 2412 Wayside Drive, died at 2:42 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Elizabeth's Ann Seton Hospital, Boonville.
The memorial service will be Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington, at 11 a.m. The Rev. Jim Payton will officiate.
There will be no calling times.
She was born on May 9, 1924, in Daviess County, to Harry and Myrtle (Myers) Bush. She married Clifford W. Kitz Sr. and he preceded her in death on May 23, 1994.
Kitz was a homemaker and was in the U.S. Navy Waves serving in World War II.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sharon Cole, Washington; two sons, Clifford Kitz Jr., Claymax, N.C. and Roger Kitz, Williamstown, N.J.; four grandchildren; a great-grandchild; a brother, Harry Bush Jr., Gosport and five sisters, Doris Rhoads, Sue Hudson, Helen Plummer and Kay Mahan, all of Washington and Clara Habig, Jasper.
She was also preceded in death by three sisters, Betty Osborn, Cathryn Bush and Shirley Morning.
(Aug. 10, 1999)

ROSE WOOLEY
SHOALS - Rose E. Wooley, 58, died at her residence Monday at 8:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Shoals Eagles Auxiliary service will be at 6:30 tonight.
She was born on March 6, 1941, in Martin County, to William Claude and Amanda E. (Davis) Stone. They preceded her in death.
Wooley was a retired life insurance agent with Associated Doctors, Inc., Indianapolis. She was a Church of Nazarene in Shoals, Shoals Eagles, Rebbekahs Lodge of Shoals, Homemakers Club, Odd Fellows and Martin County Historical Society member.
Surviving are: two sons, Jimmy D. Holt, Shoals and Charles E. Holt Jr., Muncie; a daughter, Claudette June, Shoals; 11 grandchildren and a brother, William Stone, Shoals.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Ricky J., Randall E. and Ronald G. Holt and a sister, Peggy Hendericks.
(Aug. 9, 1999)

FUNERAL

ORVILLE DOUGHERTY
The funeral for Orville Dougherty was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Burial was in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. The Rev. Tim Ahlemeyer officiated. Pallbearers were: Fred Beasley, Bill Parsons, Jim Allen, Ernest Atchley, Lex Stafford and Wayne Davis.

Obituaries and Funerals August 10, 1999

NOTICE

IMOGENE KITZ
BOONVILLE - Imogene Kitz, formerly of Washington, died at 2:42 this morning at the St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Boonville.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington.
(Aug. 10, 1999)

OBITS

ANNA HAYDEN
WAYNE, Mich. - Anna Hayden, 91, formerly of Loogootee, died at 7 p.m. Aug. 3, at her granddaughter’s home in Wayne, Mich.. She had been in failing health for two years and seriously ill for three weeks.
Interment was in Cadillac Memorial Cemetery, where services were conducted in the chapel on Aug. 5.
She was born in Martin County to Martin and Elizabeth (Lane) Smith, on Sept. 2, 1907. They preceded her in death. She married Fred Green in October 1927.
Hayden, a 1924 Loogootee High School graduate, was a 1926 Vincennes University graduate. She was a St. Mary’s Catholic Church member in Wayne.
Surviving are: three daughters, Betty Eskridge, Barbara Greenwood and Carolyn Murphy; a son, John Green, all of Wayne; two sisters, Mary Nichols, Southgate, Mich. and Helen Hand, Loogootee; 15 grandchildren; a stepgrandchild and 15 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters; three husbands; a daughter and a grandchild.
(Aug. 3, 1999)

LOIS GREENWOOD
LINDEN, Tenn. - Lois M. Greenwood, 94, Perry County Nursing Home, Linden, Tenn., died Aug. 1, at the Baptist Perry Community Hospital.
Funeral services were at the Young Funeral Home, Linden, Tenn., on Aug. 3 at 2 p.m. with the Revs. Hoyt Kirk and Paul Thompson officiating. Burial was in the Toll Holl Cemetery on Sinking Creek.
She was born on Jan. 1, 1905, in Chicago, to Vivian and Bliss Kathryn (Gregory) Hodges. They preceded her in death.
Greenwood, a Mills College alumnus, is a retired school teacher and supervisor of the Gym and Health Department, Aptos Junior High School, San Francisco, Calif.
Surviving are: a daughter, Bliss Garcia, Linden; a sister, Shirley P. Castleman, Oakland, Calif.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Greenwood.
(Aug. 1, 1999)

GLADYS CLARK
Gladys Margaret Clark, 93, 616 Sunset Towers, died at 10:15 p.m. Monday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Private services will be at Gill Chapel with Bro. Ben R. Bean officiating. Interment will be in the New Veale Creek Cemetery.
There will be no visitation.
She was born on April 24, 1906, in Daviess County, to George M. and Mary Ann (Loughmiller) McCracken. She married Robert H. Clark, on Nov. 18, 1924, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 1989.
Clark had attended Barr Township Schools and was an Otterbein United Methodist Church member. Also, she was a Happy Homemakers Club and Loyal Ladies Homemakers Club member.
Surviving are: a daughter Maxine Darlington, Taylor Falls, Minn.; three sons, Ira G. Clark, Loogootee; Roy D. Clark, Fair Oaks, Calif. and Leon Clark, Arlington, Texas; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by: two sons, Ernest and Arthur; two brothers and a grandson.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to: Power Youth Ministries, E. Main Street, Washington, IN 47501.
(Aug. 9, 1999)

FUNERAL

WOODROW FOX
Woodrow Fox’s funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated. Pallbearers were: Ron Gee, Jeff Gee, Jim Fox, Mike Mattingly and Hugh Michael Alexander.

Obituaries and Funerals August 9, 1999

OBITS

HELEN GREENE
Helen Marie Greene, 97, Coronado Drive, died at 1 this morning at the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steven Kaetzel will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 9 a.m. Thursday.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1901, in Pike County, to Samuel Schofield and Lula Horton. She married Lowell Greene on Nov. 29, 1923 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 1972.
Greene, a Washington High School graduate, was a retired school teacher at Glendale and Jefferson Schools. She was a Christ United Methodist Church, Business and Professional Women and Beta Sigma Phi member. Also, she attended Blakers, Indianapolis; Indiana University and Oakland City College.
Surviving are: a daughter, Eleanor Louise Downs, Myrtle Beach, S.C.; a son, Samuel Lowell Greene, West Lake Village, Calif.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and a sister, Ruth Murray, Washington.
A sister, Bette Franklin, preceded her in death.
(Aug. 9, 1999)

LINDA HOOTEN
VINCENNES - Linda J. Hooten, 45, formerly of Bicknell and Lawrenceville, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday in Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at Wampler-Shaw.
She was born in Vincennes, on April 25, 1954, to James W. and Lelia (Babe) Robinson Hooten.
Hooten was a homemaker.
Surviving are: a daughter, Shannon Morgan, Bicknell; two brothers, James and Ray Hooten, both of Bicknell; a sister, Brenda Slater, Bicknell and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Roger Parker.
(Aug. 7, 1999)

ANNIE BUCKINGHAM
LOOGOOTEE - Annie L. Buckingham, 97, died at 9:20 p.m. Sunday at the Martin County Health Care Center, Loogootee.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until the service Tuesday evening at the funeral home.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago. There will be visitation at the Rosehill Cemetery Chapel from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Jan. 6, 1902, in Chicago, to Harry James and Elizabeth Thomas Griffin. She married Ora David Buckingham and he preceded her in death on May 18, 1957.
Buckingham was retired, after 48 years, with Illinois Bell Telephone Company in Chicago, as a supervisor. She was also a St. James Episcopal Church member.
Surviving are a niece, Vicky Doyle, Loogootee; a granddaughter and great-granddaughter.
She was also preceded in death by a son, John E. Buckingham, on July 14, 1987; a sister, Irene Larson and an infant sister.
(Aug. 8, 1999)

ROSCOE TAYLOR
FRANKLIN - Roscoe S. Taylor, 73, died at the Johnson Memorial Hospital on Friday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Flinn and Maguire Funeral Home with David Taylor officiating. Interment will be in the Greenlawn Cemetery. Military rites will be conducted by the Franklin American Legion, Post 20.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Masonic service will be tonight at 7:30 at the funeral home.
He was born on June 8, 1926, in Loogootee, to Roscoe and Eva (Sheetz) Taylor. He married Valerie (Hawkins) Taylor, on Feb. 20, 1970 and she survives.
Taylor was employed by Chrysler Corporation as a maintenance electrician for 25 years. He retired in 1980. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in World War II. Also, he was a Franklin VFW Post 2552, Franklin Masonic Lodge No. 107; F&AM Scottish Rite, Indianapolis Valley and DAV member.
Also surviving are: three sons, John C. and Robert R. Taylor, both of Franklin and Calvin L. Taylor, Mooresville; five stepchildren, Dean K. Logan, Goshen; Jerry W. Logan, Indianapolis; Joyce Gonzenbach, Columbus, Ind.; Bonnie Estell, Martinsville and Nancy E. Brown, Speedway; a brother, Larry Taylor, Loogootee; three sisters: Susie Hellums and Mable Hall, both of Loogootee and Joyce Crosslen, Manchester, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(Aug. 6, 1999)

WILLIAM TROUTMAN
William L. Troutman, 72, 521 S.E. Sixth St., died at 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center. He had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for two months.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary with Alex Troutman officiating. Interment will be at the Bethany Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral on Wednesday.
He was born on Oct. 11, 1926, in Loogootee, to Fred L. and May Olive (Hunter) Troutman. They preceded him in death. He married Patricia Wininger on Nov. 20, 1948, and she survives.
Troutman, Montgomery High School graduate, was a truck driver and was last employed by Traylor Fertilizer Co. He was a lifetime community resident and served in the Army during World War II and in the Koran Conflict. Also, he received a citation from President Harry S. Truman for his service as a military policeman in World War II.
Also surviving are: his children, Neil "Chip” and Kay Troutman, both of Washington; Tina Truelove and Cindy Adams, both of Loogootee; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronald Troutman, Washington and Donald Troutman, Montgomery and two sisters, Phyllis Wolven and Barbara Cline, both of Washington.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.
(Aug. 7, 1999)

FUNERALS

BERNETTA MYERS
The funeral for Bernetta J. Myers was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Lee Ayers officiated with interment in the Otwell Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Rodney Hardin, Doyle Cox, Kenneth Doades, Frank Whaley, Bobby Joe Cox and Jim McLaughlin.

JEROME DONAHUE
Funeral services for Jerome Michael Donahue were conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment was in the St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Adam Guthrie, Rob Pryor, Jim Gibson, Teddy Sellers, Woodrow Sellers and Glen Sellers.

Obituaries and Funerals August 7, 1999
ORVILLE DOUGHERTY
ODON-Orville Dougherty, 93, Rt. 2, died Friday at 3:59 p.m. at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center, Odon. He had been failing in health two years and seriously ill one week.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon Chapel. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
He was born July 20, 1906, in Daviess County.
He married Madge Mowery and she survives.
He was a truck driver for 40 years.
He was a member of the Odon United Methodist Church.
Surviving also is one sister, Geneva Pershing, Mooresville.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Vernon Dougherty, and one sister. (Aug. 6, 1999)

WOODROW FOX
ODON-Woodrow Fox, 84, died Friday at 6:30 a.m. at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, with burial in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Odon. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
He was born Aug. 22, 1914, in Lawrence County, to Benton and Cora Ann (Rose) Fox. He married Vivian Gee on Dec. 5, 1935, and she survives.
He was retired from Naval Weapons Support Center, Crane, after 32 years, retiring in 1968.
Surviving also are two sons: Richard Fox, Sumter, S.C., and James Fox, Crestview, Fla. Also, seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren survive.
He was the last of his family.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Shirley Ann Raney, and two sisters, Mable Gee and Lizzie Parsley.
(Aug. 6, 1999)

KAY WAGLER
Funeral services for Carolyn Kay Wagler were Friday at 12:30 p.m. at the Berea Mennonite Church, Cannelburg. Officiating were Pastors Eddie Graber and Gaylan Sommers.
Pallbearers were: Jason Wagler, Derrick Wagler, Gary Knepp, Leon Wagler, Travis Yoder, Rodney Knepp, Bryant Knepp, and Jeffery Knepp, all nephews.
Burial was in the Berea Mennonite Church Cemetery.

ALVIN GAINES
Funeral services for Alvin Gaines were at 1 p.m. Friday at the Providence Mennonite Church, with the Rev. Bob England and Pastor Maury Brenneman officiating.
Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers were his grandsons: John Perry, Sam Gaines Jr., Jerry Woody, Jackie Purdue Jr., Leslie Graber, Tony Roberts, Michael Gaines, and Jeremy Foreman.

PATRICIA WADE
Funeral services for Patricia Wade were at 11 a.m. today at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Burial was in St. John's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Brian Kollmeyer, Arthur Hudson, Junior Fish, James David Fish, Darrell Fish, and David Fish. Honorary pallbearers were: Daniel Riggins, James Riggins and Patricia Asdell.

Obituaries and Funerals August 6, 1999
HAROLD L. MILLER
LANSING, Mich. - Harold L. Miller, 87, of Lansing, Mich., and formerly of Oaktown, died at 5:30 a.m. today in his home.
Funeral services will be Monday at 11 a.m. in the Emison United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemetery in Oaktown.
Friends may call at the Gordon E. Utt Oaktown Chapel on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. There will also be calling one hour prior to funeral services on Monday.
He was born in Knox County on Nov. 21, 1911, to William and Etta (Taylor) Miller.
He was a member of the Emison United Methodist Church, and the Gideons. He attended school in Freelandville.
He is survived by his wife, Lois (Swaby) Miller. Other survivors include a son, Clyde Miller, Lansing; daughters Barbara Haugh-Murray, Ky.; Joyce Miller, Chicago, Ill; six grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren. Two brothers are deceased.
(Aug. 6, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals August 5, 1999
GWENDOLYN DREIMAN
PRINCETON, Fla.- Gwendolyn Dreiman, 47, formerly of Emison, died Monday at 8:30 p.m. in Homestead, Fla.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday at McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. Interement will be in the Vincennes Fairview Cemetery. No visitation has been planned.
She was born July 21, 1952, in Chicago, Ill., to Edwin and Dorothy "Lloyd" Butler, and they survive in Bruceville.
She graduated from North Knox High School in 1970, and was a member of the Bruceville Christian Church. She was employed at a doctor's office.
Surviving are her parents; grandmother, Ruth Spore, Vero Beach, Fla.; a daughter, Wendy Dreiman, Tallahasse, Fla.; two brothers, Charles Butler, Bruceville, and Donald Butler, Walnut Hills, Fla.; two sisters, Helen Richards, Princeton, Fla., and Kristan Butler, Bruceville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

MARY ELLA WININGER
EVANSVILLE- Mary Ella Wininger, 70, died of respiratory failure Monday at St. Mary's Medical Center.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at Alexander North Chapel, 4200 Stringtown Road, Evansville. The Rev. Tom Hill will officiate. Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Park, Evansville.
Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Alexander North Chapel.
Wininger was born Nov. 28, 1928. She married Jesse S. Wininger, and he preceded her in death in April 1999.
She retired from St. Mary's Hospital where she was a counselor for the Alcohol Recovery Unit. She had previously been the director for the S.I.D. Unit in Henderson, Ky., which was affiliated with the Green River Comprehensive Care Unit in Owensboro, Ky. Also, she had worked as an assessment counselor for the Vanderburgh County Probation Department.
She was a member of Alcoholics Anonymous.
Surviving are two children, Carol Jones and Jesse Wininger, both of Evansville; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother, Charles Hatcher.
Memorial donations may be made to the Leukemia Society or Susan G. Koman Race for the Cure, P.O. Box 15394, Evansville, IN 47716.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

KAY WAGLER
LOOGOOTEE- Carolyn Kay Wagler, 53, died at 10:27 a.m. Wednesday at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Berea Mennonite Church, Cannelburg. Pastors Ed Graber and Gaylan Sommers will officiate. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until the funeral service Friday at the church.
She was born Sept. 14, 1945, in Norristown, Pa., to Abraham and Sylvia (Graber) Knepp, and they survive in Montgomery. She married J. Elmer Wagler on Feb. 15, 1969, in Montgomery, and he survives.
She was a homemaker and assisted her husband on their dairy farm. She was a member of the Berea Mennonite Church.
She is survived by her husband and parents; two sons, Randy Wagler, Loogootee, and Nolan Wagler, at home; four brothers, Virgil Knepp, Owen Knepp, Clarence (Shorty) Knepp, all of Montgomery, and Jack Knepp, Sarasota, Fla.; one sister, Dorothy Delaney, Montgomery, and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son, Bradley Wagler.
(Aug. 4, 1999)

BERNETTA MYERS
OTWELL- Bernetta J. Myers, 58, died of heart problems at St. Mary's Medical Center Wednesday at 7:38 p.m.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Lee Ayers will officiate. Burial will be in the Otwell Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. until services Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born in Daviess County on July 23, 1941, to Lloyd and Velma (Cox) Doades.
She was a member of the Algiers United Methodist Church, Homemakers Club and Southern Gospel Music Association.
Surviving are her mother, Otwell; two daughters, Jodi Stone, Indianapolis, and Lana Hawkins, Bedford; and a sister Earldean Ficklin, Martinsville.
(Aug. 4, 1999)

LaVERNE RISACHER
The funeral Mass for LaVerne Risacher was Wednesday at 10 a.m. at St. John's Catholic Church in Loogootee.
Officiating was Fr. Kenneth Walker. Burial was in St. Mary's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Tom Anson, Leigh Singleton, Tracy Strickler, Kelly Strickler, Brian Callahan, Eric Callahan and Ben Singleton.

Obituaries and Funerals August 4, 1999

PATRICIA WADE
Patricia Wade, 55, 804 W. Walnut St., died today at 4:45 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She had been seriously ill for two weeks.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 a.m. at Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Washington. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate. Interment will be in St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born Feb. 21, 1944, in Daviess County to James D. and Clara (Edmondson) Fish. She married John E. Wade on May 1, 1964, and he survives.
She was a 1962 Elnora High School graduate and had worked for Amour Packing for 17 years. She was a member of the Beulah AME Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Lora Kollmeyer, Odon; a son, Tim Wade, Washington; three grandchildren; and three brothers, James D. Fish Jr. and David Fish, both of Elnora, and Darrell Fish, Odon.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Donald Fish.
(Aug. 4, 1999)

JEROME DONAHUE
INDIANAPOLIS- Jerome Michael Donahue, 49, died of natural causes at his residence Monday.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary, with interment in St. John’s Cemetery.
Visitation will be Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and after 8 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
Donahue was born April 12, 1950, in Washington, to Michael Donahue and Gloria Dillard, who are local residents.
He graduated from Washington Catholic High School in 1968. He earned a bachelor’s of arts degree in art education with a minor in humanities from Oakland City University in 1972. He also studied at Indiana University, Long Beach City College, California, University of Evansville, and Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis.
He worked 35 years as a free-lance musician. He taught piano, was an organist for St. Stephan’s Church at Plainfield for 15 years and had played at weddings and receptions.
He was a free-lance writer for 15 years and had over 80 articles published and 12 short-story credits. He was the founding editor-in-chief of The Flying Island, a magazine of prose and poetry by Indiana-connected writers; fiction editor for Indianannual 4 and Freesongs, and Indianannual 6; editorial assistant for several publications; and a copy editor for Arts Indiana magazine from 1988 to 1992.
Surviving are his parents; two sisters, Christina Pryor, Martinsville, and Jean Donahue, Washington; three nieces, a nephew and a great nephew.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

ALICE SORRELLS
Funeral services for Alice Sorrells were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Pastor Randy Stevens officiated. Burial was in Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Roger Cooper, Bob White, Floyd Clifton, Charlue Payne, Cecil Baker and Jason Jones.

Obituaries and Funerals August 2, 1999

ALVIN GAINES
Alvin Gaines, 86, 607 N.W. Second St., died today at 2:45 a.m. at Eastgate Manor Nursing Center. He had been in failing health for the last four years and seriously ill the last several days.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday at Providence Mennonite Church, Hwy. 50E., with the Revs. Maury Brennaman and Bob England officiating. Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church and after 9 a.m. until the funeral service Friday at the church.
He was born March 25, 1913, in Daviess County to Samuel and Stella Mae (Neal) Gaines. He married Helen Catherine (Downey) Gaines on Oct. 22, 1932, and she survives.
He lived in the community most of his life and was educated at Washington High School. He had been employed at McCord Corporation.
He attended Main Street Wesleyan Church.
Surviving are 10 children, Samuel Gaines, Washington, William Gaines, Hisperi, Calif., Robert Gaines, Downey, Calif., Terry (Michael) Gaines, Washington, Betty Roberts, Washington, Judy Woody, Shoals, Mary Purdue, Washington, Gwen S. Graber, Loogootee, Gale Adams, Spencer, and Tonja Fields, Mitchell. Also surviving are 31 grandchildren, 48 great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren; and a sister, Marjorie Jordan, Thorndike, Maine.
He was preceded in death by four brothers and sisters, Rosalie Hornaday, Charles (Chick) Gaines, Francis Grubb and Howard Gaines.
Memorials may be made to Helping Hearts Hospice in care of the Daviess Community Hospital.
(Aug. 3, 1999)

LaVERNE RISACHER
LOOGOOTEE- LaVerne Risacher, 74, died Monday at 1:10 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
Friends may call tonight at the Lee Funeral Home in Loogootee with a Rosary service at 6:30 p.m., which will be followed by a memorial service by the Daughters of Isabella.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John’s Catholic Church. Fr. Kenneth Walker will officiate. Burial will be at the St. Mary’s Cemetery in Barr Township.
She was born Sept. 9, 1924, in Daviess County to John Curtis and Beatrice (McCann) Kidwell. She married Robert "Bob” Risacher on May 24, 1952, at St. Mary’s in Barr Township, and he preceded her in death.
She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, Loogootee K of C Auxiliary and Daughters of Isabella.
Surviving are two sons, Mark Risacher, O’Fallon, Ill., and Stephen Risacher, Loogootee; three daughters, Nancy Callahan, Newburgh, Jan Strickler, Worthington, and Kay Anson, Monroe City; two sisters, Jean Parsons, Loogootee, and Dorothy Smith, Washington; two brothers, Robert Kidwell, Loogootee, and Ralph Kidwell, Raglesville; and 10 grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Martin County Relay for Life.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

SHIRLEY MORNING
Funeral services for Shirley Ann Morning were held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home in Washington. The Rev. James Payton officiated. Burial was in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Casketbearers were Wayne Bowden, Jason Bowden, Leo Costello, Chris Seibert, Frank Arney Jr. and Eugene Rhoads. Honorary casketbearers were Kelsey Riley, Brian Riley, Dylan Riley and Jenny Killion.

Obituaries and Funerals August 1, 1999

EUGENE HEMMERLEIN
HAYSVILLE- Eugene H. Hemmerlein, 63, Haysville, died at 1:54 a.m. Saturday at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.
Funeral serivces will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial to follow in the Community Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Kraemer will officiate.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.
He was born Dec. 12, 1935, in Haysville, to Jacob and Mary (Thimling) Hemmerlein. He married Marilyn Buchta on July 1, 1961, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boon Township.
Hemmerlein worked at Streicher Construction Company in Jasper for 26 years.
Surviving are his wife; a daughter, Jacinta Hemmerlein, Haysville; four sons, Van Hemmerlein, Fountaintown, Brian Hemmerlein, Ireland, Ind., Rodney Hemmerlein, Columbus, Ind., and Jason Hemmerlein, Jasper; eight grandchildren; four sisters, Helen Mann, Seminole, Fla., Viola Pride, Chandler, Marcella Laughlin and Elizabeth Ledbetter, both of Evansville; three brothers, Harold Hemmerlein and Amos Hemmerlein, both of Haysville, and Alfred Hemmerlein, Melbourne, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Zehr and a brother, Willis Hemmerlein. Also a sister and brother died in infancy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or to the American Cancer Society.
(July 31, 1999)

ALICE SORRELLS
SHOALS- Alice E. Sorrells, 62, Shoals, died Saturday at 5:30 p.m. at Dunn Memorial Hospital in Bedford.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will be in the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Friends may call today from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Queen-Lee Funeral Home. The Shoals Eagles Auxillary Women will be conducting a 7 p.m. service.
She was born Mary 15, 1937, in Martin County to Homer and Mary M. Stanfield Wininger. She married Charles F. Sorrells on April 5, 1974, in Indianapolis, and he survives.
She graduated from Shoals High School.
She was employed by the Department of Agriculture in Shoals and Washington.
She was a member of the Shoals Christian Church, Shoals Eagles Club and Shoals American Legion Auxillary.
Surviving are her husband; a daughter, Theresa Beard, Nazerth, Pa.; two step-daughters, Debbie Sorrells and Beth Allbright, both of Shoals; two step-sons, Steve Sorrells, Shoals, and Bob Sorrells, Loogootee; six grandchildren and one great granddaughter; three sisters, June Tucker, Louisville, Ky., Mary C. Wininger and Doris Emmons, both of French Lick; five brothers, Bob Wininger, Indianapolis, Leroy Wininger, Rosharan, Texas, Charles Wininger, Louisville, Ky., Terry Wininger, Orleans and David Wininger, Nome, Ala.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Phylis Wininger and a brother, Kenny Wininger.
(July 31, 1999)

RITA DOYLE MULLINAX
INDIANAPOLIS- Rita Doyle Mullinax, 74, formerly of Daviess County, died Saturday at her residence.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Usher Funeral Home and 11 a.m. at St. Anthony Catholic Church, both in Indianapolis.
Entombment will be at the Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.
Friends may call today from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Usher Funeral Home.
She retired as an accounting clerk in 1985 from Quaker Oats Company, formerly Stockley Van Camp, where she worked for 20 years.
She was a member of the St. Anthony Catholic Church in Indianapolis.
She is survived by her husband, Francis W. Mullinax; three sons, Thomas R. Utterback, Timothy J. Utterback and William C. Utterback; and three daugthers, Sharon A. Jefry, Susan G. Dougherty, and Teresa L. Utterback; 11 grandchildren and two great grandchildren; five sisters and brothers, Cleo Downey, Verna Klingle, Rose Zinkan, Wilma Walker and Christopher Doyle, all of Daviess County; four stepchildren, Ronald Mullinax, Frances Beil, Virginia Bennett and Katie Mullinax, and five step-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Noble of Indiana, Noble Center.
(July 31, 1999)

LEWIS KNEPP
Funeral services for Lewis Knepp were 9 a.m. Sunday at the family residence. Burial was in Wagler Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Joe S. Graber, Omer Graber, Homer Graber and Delmar Wagler.

LAVOTA O’CONNOR
Funeral services for Lavota O’Connor will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Chapel with the Rev. Don Wilson officiating.
McClure Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
(August 1999)

LaVERNE RISACHER
LOOGOOTEE- LaVerne Risacher, 74, Loogootee, died today at 1:10 a.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes.
Arrangements are pending at Lee Funeral Home in Loogootee.
(Aug. 2, 1999)

MARY MARGARET KALANQUIN
A Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Church for the funeral of Mary Margaret Kalanquin. Frs. Lowell Will and David Martin were con-celebrants. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery. The pallbearers were her family: Bret Chestnut, Christopher Killion, Clinton Goodwin, Jason Kalanquin, Jeff Boes, Matthew Boes, John Boes, Anthony Boes, Jerry Boes and Randy Boes.


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