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Obituaries and Funerals September 30, 1999

NOTICE

TERRY DROGICH SR.
BICKNELL - Terry E. Drogich Sr., 34, died at 4:31 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
His funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lyons Community Church. Charles Crouch will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Bicknell McClure Funeral Home.
A full obituary will be published Friday.

OBITS

KENNETH DAVIDSON
LOOGOOTEE - Kenneth Ray Davidson, 48, died Monday in Hickory, N.C.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on June 16, 1951, in Shoals, to William and Iva (Spaulding) Davidson. They preceded him in death.
Davidson was a veteran.
Surviving are: seven sisters, Betty Tolbert and Delphia Baker, both of Loogootee; Carla Richardson, Odon; Helen Wilkerson, De Mont, Ind.; Alberta Gould, Bloomington; Patty Jenson, Illinois and Shirley Timberman, Florida and five brothers, Bob, Fred and Herb Davidson, all of Florida; Gary Davidson, Missouri and Ernie Davidson. He was also preceded in death by five brothers and a sister.
(Sept. 27, 1999)

MARY LANE
LOOGOOTEE - Mary Ruth Lane, 79, died at 12:50 this morning at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Interment will be in the Hindostan Cemetery. Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home.
She was born in Shoals, on Oct. 19, 1919, to Reid and Agnes (Lents) Lane. They preceded her in death.
Surviving are four sisters, Laura Bowman, Loogootee; Erna Stewart, Roachdale; Jean Wortinger, French Lick and Luella Zehr, Taswell. She was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
(Sept. 30, 1999)

DONETTA BARRY
BRUCEVILLE - Donetta Barry, 83, died at 12:28 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital Wednesday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. The Rev. Don Wilson will officiate with interment in the Bruceville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
She was born on June 6, 1916, in Sullivan County, to Michael and Bessie (Hoban) Croney. She married Hershel Barry and he preceded her in death on Dec. 31, 1996. Barry was retired from Good Samaritan Hospital after 24 years in the housekeeping department. She was an Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church member. Also, she had been a Bruceville resident since 1981.
Surviving are : five sons, Bill Conrad, Otwell; Ted, Robert and Gary Barry, all of Vincennes and Hershel Barry Jr., Las Vegas; two sisters, Anna Croney and Jetta Slack, both of Hymera; a brother, Carlton Croney, Ft. Myers, Fla.; 12 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two brothers.
(Sept. 29, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals September 29, 1999

JULIE WESSELL
Julie Jo Wessell, 24, Rt. 1, died Aug. 31 in Daviess County.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial will follow in the New Veale Creek Cemetery, south of Washington.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born Oct. 14, 1974, in Clinton County, to Kenneth and Juanita (Carroll) Wessell.
Surviving are: her father, Kenneth Wessell, Frankfort; her mother, Juanita Cain, Glendale; her stepfather, William Cain, Glendale; a brother, Craig Cain, Loogootee and a sister, Chalka Heuser, Alfordsville.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Chalk Wessell, in 1998.
(Aug. 31, 1999)

FUNERALS

HOWARD CLARK
The funeral for Howard K. Clark was at 10 this morning at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. Interment was in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. The Rev. R.R. Willsey officiated. Pallbearers were: Dennis Clark, Scott Hagemeier, John Patrick Clark, Jerry Lane, Phil Steimel, Kenny Steimel and Bradley Clark.

MARGUERITE KAISER
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary's Church for the funeral of Marguerite H. "Margaret" Kaiser. Fr. Lowell Will, Msgr. Charles Kaiser, Fr. Hilary Viek and Fr. Raymond Brenner were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Joe Kaiser, Scott Kaiser, Karen Kaiser, Jason Byrne, Jeffrey Byrne and Jerry Decker.

MARIE STUFFLE
The funeral for Lorene Marie Stuffle was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment was at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Ron Craig officiated. Pallbearers were: Gary Stuffle, Brian Stuffle, Odis Lainhart Jr., Lyndon Miller, Harry West and Ralph Wilson. Honorary pallbearer was Brad Stuffle.

LEONA WINSLOW
The funeral for Leona Faye Winslow was at 2 today at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun officiated with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.

Obituaries and Funerals September 28, 1999

OBITS

ALVA BROWN
ODON - Alva L. Brown, 82, died Monday at 8:30 a.m. at his residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure, Odon Chapel. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight. A Masonic memorial service will be at 7 tonight.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1917, in Ohio County, Ky., to Jesse L. and Lora (Westerfield) Brown. He married Ruby Louise Brown on Jan. 31, 1948 and she survives.
Brown, a Fordsville (Ky.) High School graduate, was a maintenance machinist for 35 years and retired from N.A.D. Crane in 1983. He also taught at Greer School in Kentucky for three years. He came to Daviess County in 1954 and was a Western Kentucky University graduate. Also, he was in the U.S. Navy, attended the First Christian Church and was a Whitesville, Ky., Masonic Lodge member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Anita Corwin, Odon; two sons, Alan Dale Brown, Loogootee and Galen Cary Brown, Indianapolis; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Clementine Jones.
(Sept. 27, 1999)

LEONA WINSLOW
BICKNELL - Leona Faye Winslow, 84, died at 7 a.m. Monday at Gentlecare of Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun will officiate with interment in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 tonight.
She was born on March 15, 1915, in Linton, to Samuel and Leona (Taylor) Dalton.
Winslow was retired from the Crestview Nursing Home as an aide. She was also a First United Methodist Church of Bicknell member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Dianne Dalton, Vincennes and a brother, William Dalton, Granite City, Mo.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice in lieu of flowers.
(Sept. 27, 1999)

HOWARD CLARK
BICKNELL - Howard K. Clark, 38, died at 10 p.m. Saturday in an automobile accident on Hwy. 159, north of Bicknell.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville. Interment will be in the Mariah Creek Cemetery. The Rev. R.P. Willsey will officiate. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born in Vincennes on Feb. 16, 1961, to John and Patricia (Steimel) Clark. They survive.
Clark was a welder at Western Service and Sales, Inc. in Oaktown, where they build fertilizer equipment.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Stacia Clark, Bicknell; a son, Dustin Clark, Bicknell; two brothers, Dennis and John P. Clark, both of Bicknell and two sisters, Laura Grostefon, Bruceville and Cathy Hagemeier, Oaktown.
(Sept. 25, 1999)

JOHN KING SR.
John W. King Sr., 76, Rt. 3, died at the Daviess Community Hospital at 12:39 p.m. Monday. He had been in failing health for a year.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Jack Godfrey will officiate. Military graveside rites will be accorded by the VFW and American Legion.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. until service time Thursday.
An Eagles memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Oct. 14, 1922, in Daviess County, to Herman and Lillie (Monts) King. He married Henrietta Almeyer on May 22, 1942 and she survives.
King worked at McCord Corp. for 25 years and was a Kimbell security guard for seven years. He had graduated from Washington schools and was a lifelong community resident. He served in the EPO from 1944-1946 in the U.S. Army during World War II. Also, he was a Free Methodist Church, Eagles Lodge, American Legion and VFW member.
Also, surviving are: five daughters, Christina Strange, Koleen Drew, Debbie Hatton, Linda Clark and Cheryl Dobbins; a son, John William King Jr., all of Washington; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gene Sullivan, Orlando, Fla.; three sisters, Virginia Ruth Collins, Hazleton; Alene McLrath, Petersburg and Joyce Clark, Rockchester, N.Y.; a halfbrother, Robert L. Deck, Corydon and a halfsister, Brenda Radkle, French Lick.
He was preceded in death by a son, Gerald King; three grandchildren; a brother, James Edward King and three sisters, Marcella G. King, Pauline King and Eva Josephine Ice.
(Sept. 27, 1999)

FUNERALS

ANNA BINGHAM
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maryís Church for the funeral of Anna Irene Bingham. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. Pallbearers were: John Bradley, Tony Burger, Roger Gillingham, Bob Wichman, Bob Eskridge and Jack Winslade. Honorary pallbearers were George Wolfe, Marvin Blevins and Frank Nalin.

RONALD COLLINS
Graveside services for Ronald C. Collins were at 11 this morning at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery with the Rev. Jerry LeBurn officiating.

ADA FORK
The funeral for Ada V. (Gaither) Fork was at 2 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was at Bethel Cemetery. Bro. Robert Asa officiated. Pallbearers were: Robert Wraley, Roger Wraley, Ryan Wraley, Travis Divine and Chris Divine.

Obituaries and Funerals September 27, 1999

NOTICE

ALVA BROWN
ODON - Alva L. Brown, 82, died this morning at home.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure, Odon Chapel.
(Sept. 27, 1999)

OBITS

DANIEL ANDERSON
BLOOMINGTON - Daniel James Anderson, 18-day-old son of Debbie and Jim Anderson, died at 5:03 p.m. Saturday at the Childrenís Hospital, Indianapolis.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Unity Church of Bloomington, 1101 N. Dunn, where the family attends. The Rev. David LeBeau will officiate.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Deremiah-Frye Mortuary Greene and Harrell Chapel, 700 Dourley Pike, Bloomington.
He was born on Sept. 7 at the Bloomington Hospital to Deborah (Kavanaugh) and James Anderson.
Surviving besides his parents are: maternal grandfather, Charles A. Kavanaugh, Montgomery; maternal grandmother, Joan (Hopkins) Kavanaugh, Richmond; paternal grandparents, James and Marilyn Anderson, West Lafayette and Sandra and Ladislaw Mihal, Brunswick, Ga.; great-grandparents, Mary Hopkins, Paul and Maxine Hopkins, all of Loogootee and Catherine Kavanaugh, Cannelburg and a sister, Abby Anderson, Bloomington.
Contributions may be made to the Ronald McDonald House in Indianapolis or the Childrenís Hospital in Indianapolis.
(Sept. 25, 1999)

RONALD COLLINS
VINCENNES - Ronald C. Collins, 68, formerly of Bicknell, died at 12:35 a.m. Sunday at Gentlecare of Vincennes.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Lyons, with the Rev. Jerry LeBurn and burial will follow.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel.
He was born on Oct. 15, 1930, in Bicknell, to Leonard and Bessie (Trowbridge) Collins.
Collins was retired in 1968 from the United States Air Force with the rank of Sargent. He was also a Veteran of the Viet Nam and Korean Conflicts.
Surviving are a brother, Billie Ray Collins, Port Lucie, Fla. and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded also in death by a sister and seven brothers.
(Sept. 26, 1999)

ALVIN ATCHLEY
ODON - Alvin W. Atchley, 88, died at 3:10 p.m. Sunday at the Ketchem Memorial Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Alhemeyer will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and at 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
He was born on Jan. 20, 1911, in Martin County, to Solomon and Mary Dicie Luellen Atchley.
Atchley was a lifelong farmer having retired in 1973. Also, he was a United Methodist Church, Odon, member and a Farm Bureau member.
Several nieces and nephews survive.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Ernest, Arnold and Dewey Atchley; three sisters, Flossie Hastings and Sylvia Atchley; a halfbrother, Everett Atchley and two halfsisters, Elsie Sears and Enda Callahan.
(Sept. 26, 1999)

MARGUERITE KAISER
Marguerite H. "Margaret" Kaiser, 94, Rt. 3, Hwy. 57N, died at the Washington Nursing Center Friday at 7:34 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Maryís Church. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. on Tuesday until the funeral hour. Members of the Legion of Mary and Parish members will pray a rosary at 7 tonight.
She was born on Dec. 25, 1904, in Washington, to Valentine and Susan (Fougerousse) Miles. They preceded her in death. She married William Kasier on Nov. 24, 1938 and he survives.
Kaiser was a beautician working in Indianapolis, Jasper, Vincennes, Washington and Bloomington. She had lived all of her life in the community. She was educated in St. Maryís Schools and beauty school in Indianapolis. Also, she was a St. Maryís Catholic Church and Legion of Mary member.
Also surviving are: a son, Walter Joe "Wally" Kaiser, Washington; a daughter, Margaret Ann Byrne, Langhorne, Penn.; four grandchildren; two great-grandsons; two step-grandchildren; three step-great-granddaughters and a sister, Edna Mullis, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by four children in infancy, two brothers and two sisters.
(Sept. 24, 1999)

ADA FORK
SHOALS - Ada V. (Gaither) Fork, 92, formerly of Winslow, died at 7:50 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral was at 2 today at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was at the Bethel Cemetery, south of Washington.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1907, in Knox County, to Freeman and Gussie (Ferguson) Cambell. She married Lester Gaither and he preceded her in death. Later, she married Henry Fork and he also preceded her in death.
Fork was a Winslow Christian Church, Winslow Senior Citizens and Winslow Homemakers member.
Surviving are two nephews, Nelson Wraley, Shoals and Larry Wraley, Greenwood; several great-nieces and nephews and several great-great-nieces and nephews. Her daughter, Ruth Gaither, also preceded her in death.
(Sept. 25, 1999)

MARIE STUFFLE
ODON - Lorene Marie Stuffle, 86, died unexpectedly at her residence.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be at the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from noon until service time.
She was born in Martin County, on July 12, 1913, to George and Sylvia (Weaver) Hardwick. She married James B. Stuffle and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1970.
Surviving are: a daughter, Rojean Lainhart, Petersburg, Ky.; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a sister, Genevieve Arney, Chula Vista, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Norman Pat Stuffle in 1981 and a brother, Harry Hardwick.

Obituaries and Funerals September 25, 1999

ANNA BINGHAM
Anna Irene Bingham, 98, 603 E. South St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 1:05 p.m. She had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Maryís Church. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Daughters of Isabella will conduct memorial services at 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Christian wake services will be at 6 p.m. Sunday.
She was born on Aug. 27, 1901, in Washington, to Michael M. and Anna Veronica (White) Zinkan. She married Joseph H. Bingham on Sept. 7, 1929, and he preceded her in death on April 30, 1980.
Bingham was a teacher at St. Vinceníts School of Nursing. She was a register nurse with Dr. H. Wadsworth for many years, after returning from Indianapolis. She was a lifetime Daviess County resident having been educated at St. Maryís Schools and St. Vincentís School of Nursing. She was also a St. Maryís Church, Daughter of Isabella, St. Vincentís School of Nursing Alumni Society and Welcome Wagon member.
Surviving are several cousins, great nieces and her special friend, Delores Winslade, who assisted Anna during her long illness.
She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Helen M. Kretz and Clara Jane Smalley and a brother, Charles Zinkan.
(Sept. 23, 1999)

FUNERAL

MAURICE KLINE
The funeral for Maurice R. Kline was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Kenneth Phillips officiated. Pallbearers were: the Rev. Ken Phillips, Kenneth Phillips, Fred Phillips, Mike Voyles, Richard Epley Jr. and Russell Epley.

Obituaries and Funerals September 24, 1999

NOTICE

ANNA BINGHAM
Anna Irene Bingham, 98, local resident, died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 1:05 p.m.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Sept. 23, 1999)

OBIT

ESTHER RIDGLEY
TEGA CAY, S.C. - Esther Wilson Ridgley, 59, died Wednesday at the University Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
Wolfe Funeral Home, 314 Spratt St., Fort Mill, S.C., is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1940, in Washington, to Ruby (Lehman) and Stan Wilson. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Tamara Nalley, Fort Mill, S.C.; a son, James Ridgley Jr., Reno, Nev.; two brothers, David Wilson, Rock Hill, S.C. and Stan Wilson, St. Charles, Mo. and two grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 500 East Morehead St., Suite 211, Charlotte, N.C., 28202 or to Grace Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 3454, Fort Mill, S.C. 29708.
(Sept. 22, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals September 23, 1999

MAURICE KLINE
PETERSBURG - Maurice R. Kline, 64, died of Emphysema at 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Petersburg. Graveside services will be accorded by the Petersburg VFW.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born in Turkey Creek, Fla., on Nov. 15, 1934, to Lester and Wilma (Connell) Kline. He married Betty Moore and she survives.
Kline was retired as produce manager at Voyles IGA after serving for 20 years. He was also a veteran serving in the U.S. Army and retiring in 1976.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Doris Kline, Evansville and three sisters, Dorothy Hensley, Monroe City; Esther Back, Indianapolis and Lorretta Powell, London, Ky.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Luther and Wayne Kline.
(Sept. 22, 1999)

ESTHER RIDGLEY
TEGA CAY, S.C. - Esther Wilson Ridgley, 59, died Wednesday at the University Hospital in Charlotte, N.C.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced by Wolfe Funeral Home, 314 Spratt St., Fort Mill, S.C.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1940, in Washington, to Ruby (Lehman) and Stan Wilson. Her father preceded her in death while her mother survives. She married James Ridgley Sr. and he preceded her in death.
Ridgley was a homemaker and attended Grace Presbyterian Church. Also, she was a Tega Cay Beautification Committee member. She was a longtime Bloomington resident.
(Sept. 22, 1999)

FUNERAL

ROBERT MORNING
The funeral for Robert W. Morning was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Bro. Gary Morning officiated. Pallbearers were: Ken Morning, Tim Morning, Jim Morning, Rob Morning, Eric Holland and Mike Ahlert.

Obituaries and Funerals September 22, 1999

ROGER SYESTER
EVANSVILLE - Roger G. Syester, 42, died Sunday.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 tonight at the Ziemer Funeral Home West Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville. A memorial service will be at 7 tonight.
Syester was self-employed and attended St. Boniface Catholic Church. He was a 1975 North Knox High School graduate and Masonic Lodge member in Edwardsport.
Surviving are: his wife, Lorie Syester, Evansville; two daughters, Courtney Renae and Danielle Nicholl Syester, both of Zionsville and his mother, Mary A. Syester, Bicknell.
His father, Graydon "Sie" Syester, preceded him in death in 1991.
Contributions may be made to St. Boniface Catholic Church.
(Sept. 19, 1999)

FUNERALS

JOSEPH WOLFE
The funeral for Joseph N. Wolfe was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel.
The Rev. Duane McClure officiated with interment in the Oaktown Cemetery. Military graveside services were accorded by Bicknell VFW Post No. 3190.
Pallbearers were: Jarrod Lett, Bill Draper, Matt Lett, Marty Phillippe, Bill Wolfe, Rich Hederick, Harry Draper and Gary Munday. Honorary pallbearers were his grandchildren.

THOMAS GRANNAN
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simon's Church for funeral of Thomas G. Grannan with Fr. David Martin as the celebrant. Interment was in St. John's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Rich Pershing, Rodney Haag, Brett Baker, Jeff Hendershot, Jerry Hendershot and Charles Edmond Grannan.
Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals September 21, 1999

JOSEPH WOLFE
BICKNELL - Joseph N. Wolfe, 73, died at 4:11 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Duane McClure will officiate with interment in the Oaktown Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on April 7, 1926, in Emison, Ind., to William and Clara (Zurbrugg) Wolfe. He married Mary Alice Hembree on June 24, 1952 and she survives.
Wolfe had been a Hamilton Glass employee until his retirement. He also had worked at Waterbonnet Boat Co. in Castleberry, Fla. He was a Disciples of Faith, Paxton, Ind., member and had served in the U.S. Army in the Korean War.
Also, surviving are: three daughters, Clara Lorraine Inman, Shelburn; Cathie Jo Lett, Oaktown and Darlene Sue Putnam, Carlisle; two sons, Roger Wayne Wolfe, Bicknell and Robert Neal Wolfe, Orlando, Fla.; a brother, James Wolfe, Emison; 12 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by four sisters, a brother and a grandson.
(Sept. 19, 1999)

DORIS EHRMANN
NEWBURGH - Doris M. Ehrmann, 80, formerly of Evansville, died Sept. 12 at Woodlands Convalescent Center.
Services were at 1 p.m. Sept. 15 at Miller and Miller Colonial Chapel continuing at 1:30 p.m. at Christ the King Catholic Church. Monsignor Kenneth R. Knapp and the Rev. John Lefler officiated. Burial was at the Public Cemetery in Iva.
She was the daughter of Charles and Verta Weber, both deceased, of the Iva Community.
Ehrmann had worked at St. Maryís Medical Center for more than 20 years. She was also a Christ the King Catholic Church member.
Surviving are her husband, Paul A.; three sisters, Phyllis Morris, Campbelltown; Catherine Weisman, Otwell and Freda Bennett, Petersburg.
A brother, Kenneth Weber, preceded her in death.
(Sept. 12, 1999)

DALLAS KRODEL
PORTERSVILLE - Dallas W. Krodel, 71, died of a heart condition at 11 a.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church in Boone Township with the Rev. Dennis Jackson officiating. Burial will follow in the Portersville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 9 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.
He was born at Portersville on Dec. 29, 1927, to Arlo H. and Emily M. (Baker) Krodel. He married Mable M. Astrike on Oct. 3, 1950, at the Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg. She survives.
Krodel was a retired farmer in the Portersville Community. He was a charter member of the J-Men Clubs, served on the Portersville Cemetery Board, served on the Dubois County Jail Advisory Board, was a member and served on the board of the Haysville Fire Department and served on various offices at the St. John Church.
Also, surviving are: a son, Greg Krodel; a daughter, Karen Krodel, both of Jasper and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Portersville Cemetery, St. John Lutheran Church in Boone Township or to a favorite charity.
(Sept. 20, 1999)

DONALD ANDERSON
CHARLESTOWN, Ind. - Donald B. "Andy" Anderson, 74, formerly of Bicknell, died at 9:05 p.m. Sunday at the Transitional Health Services, Jefferson.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry LeBrun will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell.
He was born on July 15, 1925, in Bicknell, to James and Lela (Jones) Anderson. He married Gretchen Hill and she survives.
Anderson was a retired locomotive engineer for Pennsylvania Railroad after 37 years at the Jeffersonville Yard. He was also a Charlestown United Methodist Church, Tri-County Shrine Club, Clarksville; Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis Lodge No. 429, George Rogers Clark Scottish Rite and Murat Temple Indianapolis member. He was past president of the Tri-County Shrine Patrol, 50 year Lodge of Edwardsport Masonic Lodge No. 429, 52 year member of the Bicknell Elks Lodge 1421 and past president of the United Transportation Union.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Donna Phillips, Harrodsburg, Ky.; a grandson and four brothers, Carl, Charles and Merlin Anderson all of Bicknell and Kenneth Anderson, Hamilton, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Oscar, on June 18, 1997.
Contributions may be made to the Tri-County Shrine Motor Patrol Crippled Childrenís Fund, 701 Potters Lane, Clarksville, IN, 47130.
(Sept. 19, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals September 20, 1999

RALPH THORNBURY
FRANKLIN- Ralph Lee Thornbury, 71, formerly of Upton, Ky., died at the Johnson Memorial Hospital, Franklin, Saturday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hopewell Presbyterian Church with pastor David Lee officiating.
Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight in the Vandivier-Tudor Funeral Home, Franklin. The Union Village Masonic Lodge No. 545 will conduct a Masonic memorial service at 8 tonight. Friends may call from 1 p.m. Tuesday until time of service in the church.
Burial will be in the Hopewell Cemetery.
He was born on June 23, 1928, in Hodgenville, Ky., to Marvin and Myrtle (Routh) Thornbury. They preceded him in death. He married Geneva Cope on Dec. 23, 1948, in Paris, Ky. and she survives.
Thornbury, a 1946 Upton (Ky.) High School graduate, was a farmer for several years, only leaving to work in farm related businesses. He was assistant manager of Farm Bureau Co-Op in Franklin and later worked for Indiana Farm Bureau Co-Op in Indianapolis. He was manager of the Bargersville Lumberís Building Dept. before leaving to become co-owner of Tri-County Agri-Sales. He then became owner and was still active in the G&R Trucking Enterprizes. He had worked for 54 years.
Furthermore, he was a Hopewell Presbyterian Church member, where he served as trustee, deacon and elder of the church, Fidelis Sunday School Class member and past master of the Union Village Masonic Lodge No. 545.
Also, surviving are: a son, Rex C. Thornbury, Elnora; three daughters, Donna Cheryl Biehl, West Lafayette, Ind.; Lisa T. Mincy, Seymour and Keri Michele Norris, Southport, Ind.; stepmother, Dorothy Thornbury, Franklin; halfbrother, Charles Curry, North Carolina; a halfsister, Shirley Poali, Highland Park, Ill.; 11 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Andrea Thornbury, Aug. 14, 1998.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Cancer Center, Johnson Memorial Hospital, 1125 West Jefferson St., Franklin, IN, 46131.
(Sept. 18, 1999)

ROBERT MORNING
Robert W. Morning, 83, 713 Lincoln St., died at 2:40 p.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital. He had been in failing health for several years.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Bro. Gary Morning will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and before the funeral hour on Wednesday.
He was born on Jan. 11, 1916, in Knox County, to John and Minnie (Payner) Morning. They preceded him in death. He married Frances Marie Johnson on June 6, 1936, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 1, 1988.
Morning was a railroad employee and then was a supervisor at the Crane Depot from 1951 to 1978. He was educated at Knox County Elementary, came to Daviess County in 1980 and was a Gospel Center Church, Petersburg, member. Also, he was a U.S. Navy veteran serving in World War II and was an American Legion, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are: a son, Robert A. Morning, Washington; a daughter, Patricia Morning, Chicago; 13 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; a brother, Lewis Morning, Washington and two sisters, Pauline White, Washington and Caroline Allen, Oklahoma.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson and a sister, Mitzie Sebba.
(Sept. 18, 1999)

ANNA DeFORD
BICKNELL - Anna Belle DeFord, 74, died at 12:06 p.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. David Cullen will officiate with interment at Bicknell Memorial. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1925, in Lawrenceville, Ill., to Charles and Alice (Spoonmore) Chadd. She married Robert E. Evans on Sept. 27, 1941 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 3, 1955. She later married Drexel G. DeFord Sr. on Oct. 10, 1959 and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1973.
DeFord worked in the assembly line at R.C.A. Bloomington and at NAD Crane, Ind., 1973. She had lived all her life in Bicknell.
Surviving are: her children, Sue Ann Gabhart, Hammond, Ind.; Dennis Ray Evans, Brazil, Ind. and Capt. Drexel G. DeFord Jr., Sheppard AFB, Texas; two sisters, Carolyn Keith, Washington and Barbara Forney, Bicknell; a brother, William "Bill" Chadd, Gary, Ind.; 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, in infancy in 1940; two brothers and six sisters.
(Sept. 18, 1999)

THOMAS GRANNAN
VINCENNES - Thomas G. Grannan, former Washington resident, 85, died at 9:50 p.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He had been in failing health for several years and seriously ill for a week.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simonís Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment will be at the St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 until 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. There will be a Christian Wake service at 7 tonight.
He was born on March 7, 1914, in Cannelburg, to Virgil and Mary L. (McAtee) Grannan. They preceded him in death. He married Lucille M. Burris, on Dec. 31, 1937, and she survives.
Grannan was a retired mechanic and heavy equipment operator at Crane Depot. He served for 20 years. He was a Sacred Hart Church, Vincennes, member and St. Simonís Church member while residing in Washington. He was educated in St. Simonís Schools and moved from Daviess County to Knox County in 1983. Also, he served in the Army during World War II.
Also, surviving are: her children, Charleen Hendershot, Vincennes; Phyllis Haag, Bloomington and Tonya Pershing, Alpharetta, Ga.; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; a brother, Charles Edmond Grannan, Clarksville and three sisters, Agnes Dant, Washington; Rebecca Walker, Cincinnati and Rita Mischler, Heath, Ohio.
He was also preceded in death by a grandchild, four brothers and a sister.
(Sept. 18, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals September 17, 1999

OBIT

ROY TODD
ELNORA - Roy N. Todd, 93, died at 4:10 a.m. Thursday at the Countryside Health Care Center, Spencer. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure, Odon. Interment will be at Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
He was born on May 2, 1906, in Heltonville, Ind., to John and Jane Dillon (Huff) Todd. His wife, Gail Todd, preceded him in death in 1996.
Todd was a IBEW-Union member, employed from 1934 to 1972. Also, he attended the Elnora Christian Church.
Surviving is a stepdaughter, Marjorie Cornell, Martinsville.
(Sept. 16, 1999)


FUNERALS

BETHEA THOMPSON
The funeral for Bethea Thompson was today at the St. Johnís Catholic Church with Fr. Leo Kiesel officiating.
Acolyte was Jerry Larkin, lectors, Jo Dee Curtis and Kristine Penn, Eucharistic minister, Beth Ann Lliff and eulogy was delivered by Phillip Arvin.
Offertory gifts were presented by: Lindsay Arvin, Zachary Arvin, Keeli Jo Curtis, Kip Curtis, Katherine Lliff and Lauren Poirier.
Pallbearers were: Phillip J. Arvin, Stephen Penn, K. Matthew Curtis, Kip Staggs, Benjamin Lliff, Roberts Staggs, Jeffrey Lliff, Wayne Staggs and Glenn McAtee.

MARTHA HORRALL
The funeral for Martha J. Horrall was at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ken Burcham officiated.
Pallbearers were: Tricia Keepes, Trent Horrall, Heather Western, Shawn Horrall, Holly McKinney and Derek Horrall.

Obituaries and Funerals September 15, 1999

FUNERALS

ANNA DUNCHEON
A mass was celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peter's Church for the funeral of Anna Fern Duncheon. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will and Kenneth Walker were con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren: Jon-Jon Knepp, Kristin Spellmeyer, Justin Knepp, Michael Spellmeyer, Jeremy Knepp, Matthew Hart, Nathan Hart, Nicholas Duncheon and Christian Duncheon.

WANDA VEALE
The funeral for Wanda Mae Veale was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Thompson officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Bryan Veale, James Thompson, James Blake, Harold Killinger, Alan Chestnut and Richard Ping. Honorary pallbearers were: Cara Veale, Ashley Veale, Kendra Veale, Jessica Veale, Cindy Arney, Richard Robinson Jr. and Vachel Baker.

HAZEL CANNON
The funeral for Hazel M. Cannon was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. John Moreland officiated. Interment was at the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, near Petersburg.

GEORGE ARNEY
The funeral for George Arney was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church, Odon. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree officiated.
Pallbearers were: Kenneth Hudson, Charles Meryfield, Hugh Alexander, Mickey Sears, Greg Sears and Jack Hall.

Obituaries and Funerals September 14, 1999

OBITS

ANTHONY BRANHAM
SHOALS - Anthony L. Branham, 45, died at 4:16 p.m. Sunday at the Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be at a later date. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Sept. 29, 1953, in Ft. Campbell, Ky., to Ottley K. and Edna Inez (Taylor) Branham. His father survives in Clarksville, Ind. and his mother, Edna Eggert, survives in Bowling Green, Ky. He married Shelley Dawn Wininger on June 16, 1984, in Dover Hill. She survives.
Branham was a self-employed carpenter and Martin County Civil Defense fire fighter.
Also, surviving are: two sons, Travis and Jeremy Branham, both of Shoals; a daughter, Jill Robertson, Mitchell; two grandchildren; a brother, Timothy J. Branham, Pekin, Ind. and two sisters, Teresa Martin, Clarksville and Rhonda Mullis, Florida.
(Sept. 12, 1999)

MARTHA HORRALL
PETERSBURG - Martha J. Horrall, 82, died at 5:35 a.m. Monday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the First United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Ken Burcham will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday from 8 a.m. to noon at the funeral home then from noon until services at the church.
She was born in Gibson County on Nov. 5, 1916, to Granville and Effice (Alvis) Williams. She married Byron E. Horrall and he preceded her in death on March 11.
Horrall was a school teacher in Pike County schools. She was also a First United Methodist Church, Petersburg, member.
Surviving are: three sons, Gary, Mike and Max Horrall, all of Petersburg; a sister, Pauline Buchanan, Patoka; a stepsister, Beatrice Young, Patoka; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Blanche Williams.
(Sept. 14, 1999)

BETHEA THOMPSON
LOOGOOTEE - Bethea "Beth" Thompson, 84, died at 2:45 p.m. Monday at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, Loogootee. She had been a resident there for four years and had been seriously ill since June.
The funeral will be at noon on Friday in St. Johnís Catholic Church, with Fr. Leo Kiesel officiating. Burial will take place at St. Martinís Cemetery in Whitfield.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on May 23, 1915, in Bicknell, to John and Agnes (Walker) Gough. They preceded her in death. She married Paul "Tommy" Thompson on Aug. 23, 1937, and he preceded her in death on July 16, 1997.
Thompson, a Bicknell High School graduate, worked at the Loogootee PSI (Cinergy) office for 35 years, before retiring in 1985.
She is survived by a daughter, Carolyn Arvin, Loogootee; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister, Agnes Dupire, Bicknell and a brother, William Gough, Indianapolis.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, John and Robert Gough and a sister, Mary Staggs.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Martin County Relay for Life.
(Sept. 13, 1999)

FUNERALS

PAULINE LAND
Pauline Landís funeral was at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ron Ficklin officiated with interment in Williams Cemetery, Winslow. Pallbearers: Mike Land, Larry Kissel, Jerry Land, Joe Pass, David Scoggins, Keith Brock and Chris Loveless.

JAMES HART
James William "Bill" Hartís funeral was at 11 a.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers : Harold Sturgeon Jr., Larry Ellis, Stephen Hart, John Mathney, Pat Moore and Fred Sturgeon. Honorary pallbearers were: Rodney Sturgeon, Lorraine McClure and John Gaudreau.

Obituaries and Funerals September 13, 1999

OBITS

ANNA DUNCHEON
MONTGOMERY - Anna Fern (Gallagher) Duncheon, 70, died of ALS (Lou Gehrigís Disease) at her residence Saturday at 8:30 a.m. She had been in failing health for a year and a half and seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Peterís Church. Frs. Joseph Erbacher, Lowell Will and Kenneth Walker will officiate.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ed Lee Mortuary and before the funeral hour on Tuesday. The wake service will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
She was born on Dec. 2, 1928, in Daviess County, to John Albert and Catherine (Colvin) Gallagher. They preceded her in death. She married Bernard A. Duncheon Sr. on July 17, 1948 and he survives.
Duncheon, a 1946 Alfordsville High School graduate, taught for 40 years in the Barr-Reeve School System. She retired in 1996. She was a St. Peterís Catholic Church, Montgomery, member and 50-year member of St. Peterís Alter Society. She was a past organist for St. Patrickís and St. Peterís Church and Eucharistic minister at St. Peterís. She was also an Indiana State Teacherís Association and National Education Association member and Barr -Reeve classroom teacherís associate, where she was past president. She had lived her entire life in Daviess County and was educated in Reeve township schools. She had also graduated from Indiana State University with a Masterís degree in education.
Surviving are: her children, Maria Knepp, Bernard A. Duncheon Jr. and Regina Barley, all of Montgomery; Anita Hart, Loogootee and Donna Spellmeyer, Jasper; 14 grandchildren; two sisters, Helen Doyle and Margaret Bullock, both of Montgomery and a brother, Thomas Gallagher, Montgomery.
She was preceded in death by: a son, John A. Duncheon; a grandson and an infant brother, Cletus Gallagher.
(Sept. 11, 1999)

HAZEL CANNON
BICKNELL - Hazel M. Cannon, 92, died at 4:10 a.m. Sunday at the Willow Manor Care Center, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. Interment will be at the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, near Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
She was born on Aug. 1, 1907, in Alford, to Henry and Minnie Apolis (Fox) White. She married William A. Cannon on June 16, 1923 and he preceded her in death on April 9, 1985.
Cannon attended the Cornerstone Ministries Church.
Surviving are: a daughter, Vivian Saucerman, Rockport; a son, Larry Cannon, Bicknell and two grandchildren.
Also, she was preceded in death by three sisters, two brothers and two sons.
(Sept. 12, 1999)

WANDA VEALE
Wanda Mae Veale, 76, 900 Robinson St., died at 10:50 a.m. Saturday in the Daviess Community Hospital extended care unit.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Robert Thompson will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born on May 21, 1923, in Petersburg, to Bruce Cameron and Julia (McFarland) Thompson. She married Woodrow W. Veale on May 27, 1939 and he preceded her in death on March 4, 1986.
Veale was retired from the Daviess Community Hospital in housekeeping after 20 years. She was a Trinity Gospel Tabernacle member and had attended Washington schools.
Surviving are: a daughter, Julia Kay Arney, Loogootee; a son, Mark Edward Veale, Washington; five grandchildren; two sisters, Freida Traylor, Washington and Marcella Baker, Garden Grove, Calif. and four brothers, Fay Thompson, Washington; James Thompson, Vincennes; the Rev. Robert Thompson, Columbus, Ind. and Brayton Thompson, Edinburg, Ind.
(Sept. 11, 1999)

CHARLES THOMAS
Charles "Jim" Thomas, 80, 712 Hwy. 57 N, died at 6:24 p.m. Friday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Pastor James Payton will officiate with interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Full military honors will be conducted at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 19, 1918, in Daviess County, to Warren J. and Ada G. (Hopkins) Thomas. He married Dortha Bissey on April 25, 1943 and she survives.
Thomas was retired from Lewis Baker after 38 years of service. Also, he was terminal manager and later office manager for the American Legion for 10 years. He was a Central Christian Church, American Legion and VFW member. He served in the Air Force with the 59th Bass Squadron as First Sergeant.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Carolyn Grayson, Martinsville; a grandson; four great-grandchildren; three sisters, Maxine Killion and Mary Lou Strange, both of Washington and Ruth Gorsage, South Carolina and two brothers, Clyde Thomas, Washington and Everett Thomas, Arlington, Va.
She was preceded in death by three brothers, Homer, Clinton and George.
(Sept. 10, 1999)

KATHRYN THORN
VINCENNES - M. Kathryn Thorn, 79, died at 6 a.m. Saturday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. The Rev. Dan Lamey will officiate with interment in the Greenlawn Cemetery, Vincennes. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight.
She was born in Lawrence County, Ill., on March 8, 1920, to John and Ruth (Buchanan) Ridgley. They preceded her in death. She married Alvin Thorn and he preceded her in death in 1992.
Thorn graduated from the Good Samaritan Hospital Nursing program. She was a registered nurse at Good Samaritan Hospital working in surgery. She was also an Indiana Presbyterian Church member.
Surviving are: four daughters, Martha Mason, Vincennes; Virginia Tarpley, Louisville, Ky.; Lynn Wise, San Diego, Calif. and Roberta Kelly, Salt Lake City, Utah; a son, Jack Thorn, Washington; a brother, Thomas Ridgley, South Gate, Mich.; two sisters, Patty Sutton, Mt. Carmel and Ann Ammon, St. Francisville, Ill.; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
(Sept. 11, 1999)

BERNADETTE DOYLE
JASPER - Bernadette M. Doyle, 76, formerly of Loogootee, died at 10:10 a.m. Sunday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Center, Jasper.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on March 15, 1923, in Daviess County, to Thomas and Nora Wilson Murphy. She married Joseph P. Doyle and he proceeded her in death on Aug. 26, 1972.
Doyle was a homemaker and had worked at the former Midwest Printing in Loogootee. Also, she was a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Surviving are: two sons, Michael Doyle, Loogootee and Dan Doyle, Jasper; a daughter, Donna Doyle, Washington; a sister, Amy Doyle, Vincennes; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Leonard Murphy.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association through the funeral home.
(Sept. 12, 1999)

MICHAEL ELLIOTT
EVANSVILLE - Michael Elliott, 47, died at 11:25 a.m. Sunday at Deaconess Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens, Washington. The Rev. Jeff Stratton will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 8 a.m. until services.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1951, in Lafayette, to Shirley "Ike" and Winifred (Dorsey) Elliott. He married Pam Singer and she preceded him in death in 1993.
Elliott was a retired chairman and CEO with National City Bancshares. He was also a University of Southern Indiana Foundation Board member.
Surviving are: three sons, Bradley S. Elliott, Vincennes; Alex Michael and Jack Curtner Elliott, both of Evansville and a brother, Max Elliott, Winslow. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Gary Elliott.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Evansville.
(Sept. 12, 1999)

JAMES HART
BLOOMINGTON - James William "Bill" Hart, 46, formerly of Bicknell, died at 10 p.m. Friday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Service, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to service time Tuesday.
He was born on July 17, 1953, in Bloomington, to Donald and Phyllis (Sturgeon) Hart. They survive in Bicknell.
Hart was a radio and computer sales person. He attended the Bicknell First Baptist Church and was a 1971 North Knox High School graduate.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Tondra Mathney, Terre Haute; two sons, James William Hart Jr. and Jeremiah Hart, both of Jasper; a brother, Stephen Hart, Bicknell; a sister, Jennifer Dowd, New Orleans, La. and two grandchildren.
Family requests if friends so desire memorial contributions may be made to the North Knox Scholarship Fund. (Sept. 10, 1999)

FUNERL

EDWARD MAHLEY
The funeral for Edward E. Mahley was at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in the St. Johnís Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiated. Pallbearers were: Frank Kane Jr., Jesse Kane, Chris Kane, Michael Kane and Bob Delaney.


Obituaries and Funerals September 11, 1999

OBITS

BRIAN FUHRMAN
SHOALS - Brian E. Fuhrman, 33, died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday at the University of Louisville Medical Center in the Burn Unit. He died from injuries he sustained in a farming accident on Aug. 28 on his farm in Shoals.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the St. John Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The Rev. Tom Roberts will officiate.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from noon until the time of the 2 p.m. services at St. John Church.
He was born in Washington, on March 4, 1966, to Victor and Marlene (Wolf) Fuhrman. They survive. He married Angela Youngblood on Sept. 8, 1984 at the Shoals United Methodist Church in Shoals. She survives.
Fuhrman worked at Regal Feed Mill in Haysville driving a bulk truck. Also, he operated a farm in the Shoals Community. He was a St. John Lutheran Church at Dubois Crossroads and the Church of the Cross in Shoals, member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Charlene and a son, Kendrick Fuhrman, both at home; three sisters, Jenny Tinkle, Sherry Wade and Andrea Jones, all of Shoals and his grandparents, Harold and Lucille Fuhrman, Shoals.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

GEORGE ARNEY
ODON-George Arney, 68, died unexpectedly at 8:45 p.m. Thursday at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center, Odon.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Bro. Richard Crabtree will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and Tuesday at the church from 9 a.m. until service time.
He was born in Elnora, on Sept. 18, 1930, to Ermel and Lillie (Neiswanger) Arney.
Arney, an Odon School System 1950 graduate, worked at Red Door Industries in Washington for 22 years. He was a lifelong Daviess County resident and First Christian Church member. Also, he did volunteer work with the Frank Roberts Little League for 30 years. He was Valentine King of Ketchem Memorial Center this year.
Surviving are: a sister, Treva Smith, Odon; three nephews, two nieces, two great-nephews, six great-great-nephews and two great-great-nieces.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the Activities Center, c/o Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center, Odon.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

MAYME ARNOLD
WAYNE, Mich. - Mayme E. Arnold, 102, formerly of Shoals, died in Wayne, Mich. on Aug. 4.
A memorial graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals.
She was born on Jan. 9, 1897, in Shoals, to William Jefferson and Rebecca Jane (Jones) Strange. She married John C. Arnold in 1916 at the Shoals Christian Church. He preceded her in death in 1937.
Arnold had a shoe repair business in Wayne, Mich. and worked at Stinson Aircraft Corp., Wayne Mich. She had attended Martin County Schools and Shoals High School. Also, she was a Shoals Christian Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Kathryn Hardison, Wilmington, N.C.; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a brother, William A. Strange, Burns City and a stepbrother, Thomas George, Shoals.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lyda Jane Kimmel; a son, John C. Arnold; two sisters, Flora Hawkins and Edith Osborne and two brothers, Alvin and Ambrose Strange.
(Aug. 4, 1999)

DENNIS WALTERS
SHOALS - Dennis E. Walters, 66, died at 1:45 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call Monday from 10 a.m. until the service at the funeral home.
He was born on March 1, 1933, in Martin County, to Henry T. and Amy E. (Waldrip) Walters. They preceded him in death. He was married to Betty Louise Schrum on Jan. 19, 1952, in Shoals, by the Rev. Lloyd Butler. His wife survives.
Walters was self-employed in food service at Industry Convenience Stores in Wanamaker, Ind. area. He was a 1951 Shortridge (Indianapolis) High School graduate and U.S. Air Force veteran.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Sandra K. Hough, Shoals; a grandson and two sisters, Elizabeth M. Clark, Fishers and Ruth Jackman, Marshall, Ill.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Thomas E. Walters, in 1995; four sisters and two brothers.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

FUNERAL

JOHN PETROFF
The funeral for John Robert Petroff was at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in the Bethany Cemetery with Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiating. Pallbearers were: Tom Heffernan, Kim Heffernan, Doug Petroff, John Stewart, Steve Petroff and David Petroff. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

Obituaries and Funerals September 10, 1999

NOTICES

GEORGE ARNEY
ODON-George Arney, 68, died Thursday evening at the Ketcham Memorial Center, Odon.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

DENNIS WALTERS
SHOALS - Dennis Walters, 66, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

JENNIS PLUMMER
BLOOMFIELD - Jennis R. Plummer, 56, formerly of Bicknell, died at 1:50 a.m. Thursday in Bruceville.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Mark Reed will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
Plummer was retired from N.A.D. Crane in 1993.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

OBITS

ROSE CONRAD
BICKNELL - Rose Conrad, 88, died at 6:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. Deacon Joseph V. Sturgis will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight. Also, a prayer service is planned for 7 tonight.
She was born in Atherton, Ind., on Feb. 23, 1911, to Antonia (Sartori) and Matthew Dalle Ave. She married Forrest Conrad in Bicknell in 1938. He preceded her in death in 1973.
Conrad worked at Brown Shoe factory in Vincennes and at the Parachute factory during World War II. She lived most of her life in Bicknell and had worked as a store clerk at Tresslers 5 & 10. She was also a St. Philip Neri Catholic Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Diana Marias, Chicago Heights, Ill.; a son, David Conrad, Bicknell; two sisters, Lena and Jennie Dalle Ave, both of Ragsdale; three granddaughters; two grandsons and two great-grandsons.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
(Sept. 8, 1999)

EDWARD MAHLEY
Edward E. Mahley, 80, 603 E. Nat.íl. Hwy., died at the Washington Nursing Center Thursday at 4:53 p.m. He had been in failing health since 1994 and seriously ill for five days.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in the St. Johnís Cemetery. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 9 a.m. until service time on Saturday.
He was born on Aug. 8, 1919, in Shelbyville, to Jacob and Stella Mahley. They preceded him in death.
Mahley was retired from the Chrysler Foundry in Indianapolis. He came to Daviess County in 1990 and was educated in Shelby County Schools. Also, he was a U.S. army veteran having served in World War II.
Surviving are: a daughter, Alice Kane, Loogootee; four grandsons and eight great-grandchildren.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

FUNERALS

KATHERINE BOYD
The funeral for Katherine L. Boyd was at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Odon, with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Alhemeyer officiated. Pallbearers were: Jerry Miles, John Miles, Brad Boyd, Fred Gray and Pat Boyd.

JULIUS BOBERG
Graveside services for Julius H. Boberg were at 11 this morning at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. David Brown officiated. McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Obituaries and Funerals September 9, 1999
JULIUS BOBERG
BICKNELL - Julius H. Boberg, 99, died at 12:05 p.m. Wednesday at the Bicknell Rehab Center, Bicknell.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery Chapel. The Rev. David Brown will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Sept. 4, 1900, in Bicknell, to William and Wilhelmine (Hagemeier) Boberg. He married Hannah Sager and she preceded him in death in 1935.
Boberg had been a coal miner and last had owned and operated Boberg Auto Electric for 50 years. He graduated from Coyne Electric School in Chicago.
Surviving are a nephew, William Lawton, Freelandville and a niece, Dorothy Jones, Dearborn, Mich.
He was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(Sept. 8, 1999)

JENNIS PLUMMER
BLOOMFIELD - Jennis R. Plummer, 46, formerly of Bicknell, died at 1:50 this morning in Bruceville.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell.
She was born on Oct. 2, 1942, to Joseph and Genevieve (Riggle) Erwin. Her mother survives in Bicknell. She married J.D. Plummer in Bloomfield, on June 20, 1987. He survives in Elnora.
Plummer was retired from N.A.D. Crane.
Also, surviving are her children, Donna Walls, Bruceville; Teressa Dager, Ft. Wayne and Jennis Pruett, Ft. Collins, Colo.; three brothers, Max Haney, Edwardsport; Jerry and Lonnie Haney, both of Bicknell; a sister, Timaline Walker, California and three grandsons.
(Sept. 9, 1999)

FUNERALS

CLEOPHAS KANE
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Patrick's Church for the funeral of Cleophas Kane. Fr. Anthony Gillespie was the celebrant with interment in Glencoe Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Dennis Beville, Roy Byrer, Tom Clements, Tony Edwards, John Bradley and Mike Kane.

ELMA CHADD
The funeral for Elma Chadd was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. James Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Charles Baxter, Keith Baxter, Gary Baxter, Lee Baxter, Jim Blackford and David Chadd.

ADELE WILSON
The funeral for Adele F. Wilson was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Kathleen Weller officiated with interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Kyle Wilson, Kory Wilson, Justin Wilson, Carl Clark, David Braun and Richard Frye.


Obituaries and Funerals September 8, 1999

ELMA CHADD
Elma E. Chadd, 78, 813 S. Meridian St., died unexpectedly at 9 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. James Payton will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home, Washington, and from 9 a.m. until service Wednesday.
She was born on Oct., 25, 1920, in Daviess County, to Davis and Edna (McMakin) Baxter. She married Tom Chadd on April 17, 1984 and he preceded her in death.
Chadd, a lifelong community resident, was a homemaker and Central Christian Church member. She was also an Eagles Auxiliary, Women of the Moose Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and Widow to Widow member.
Surviving are a son, David Chadd, Columbus, Ind.; two daughters, Linda Blackford, Clinton, Ind. and Janice Chadd, Panama City, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and two brothers, Abner and Wilburn Baxter, both of Washington.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Baxter, in 1973.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

KATHERINE BOYD
ODON - Katherine Lee Boyd, 92, died at 11:40 p.m. at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Home. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Odon, with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Alhemeyer will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and Thursday at 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
She was born on March 13, 1907, in Lyons, to Robert and Hretta (Griner) Unversaw. She married Wayne L. Boyd and he preceded her in death in 1975.
Boyd, a Lyons High School and Indiana University graduate, was a teacher at Odon Elementary School for 39 years. She was also an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are a son, Robert L. Boyd, Brockville, Ohio; a daughter, Ella Mae Gray, Otwell; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Unversaw.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

ADELE WILSON
Adele F. Wilson, 86, 904 E. Walnut St., died at the Daviess Community Hospital Sunday at 4:50 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Kathleen Weller will officiate with interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Delta Theta Tau service is at 6 tonight.
She was born on May 20, 1913, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Thomas R. and Adele F. (Francais) Flynn. She married Gilbert Wilson on Aug. 6, 1938 and he survives.
Wilson was a retired electronics technician with NWSC Crane and Westminster Presbyterian Church member. Also, she was a Washington Garden Club and Delta Theta Tau Sorority member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Darinda Harner, College Station, Texas; two sons, Richard P. Wilson, Washington and Dr. Donald G. Wilson, Arnold, Mo.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Aline Hanes and Julia Sandy and two brothers, Emile and Alford Flynn.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Westminster Presbyterian Church.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

CLEOPHAS KANE
TERRE HAUTE - Cleophas Kane, 90, former Daviess County resident, died at 4:01 a.m. Monday at the Rose Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute. She had been in failing health for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Patrickís Church, Corning. Fr. Anthony Gillespie will officiate with interment in the Glencoe Cemetery.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a Rosary prayed at 6 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1909, in Daviess County, to Patrick and Margaret (Mahan) Kane. They preceded her in death.
Kane was a professional housekeeper for many years of the church rectoryís in Indiana. She worked most of her time in Terre Haute. She was also a St. Patrickís Church, Terre Haute, member. She had left Daviess County at age 25 to pursue her chosen work. She had been educated in Daviess County Schools, Glencoe.
Surviving is a sister, Agnes Edwards, Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by: three brothers, Paul, Clem and Jerome Kane and five sisters, Cecelia Shepard, Ellen Clements, Mary Arnold, Anne Bordenet and Colletta Bordenet.
(Sept. 6, 1999)

CHARLES CORNELL
MARTINSVILLE - Charles L. "Chuck" Cornell, 73, died at 7:20 p.m. Friday at the Morgan County Hospital, Martinsville.
Funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian, Martinsville. Dr. Larry Kuntz will officiate with interment in Nebo Memorial Park, Martinsville. Military services will be at graveside and a Masonic service at 7 tonight. Visitation is at Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 East Washington, St., and Wednesday at the church at 10 a.m. until service.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1925, in Sandborn, to Kenneth C. and Audrey Vivian (Stoner) Cornell. He married Marjorie G. Ketchem on Aug. 17, 1949 and she survives. Cornell, 1944 Odon High School graduate, retired in 1972 from the United States Air Force, where he was a Chief Master Sergeant, after 27 1/2 years. He later retired in 1990 from the Indiana State Welfare Department after 15 years, he was a statistician for the Runaway Dad Program. He received his BA from Golden Gate College, San Francisco, Calif. and MBA degree from Indiana State University.
He was a First Christian Church, Martinsville, member and elder.He was a Masonic Lodge F&AM 616, OES No. 299 and Indianapolis Valley Scottish Rite member. He was sec./tres. for Morgan County Scottish Rite . He was a Boy Scout leader and church representative for Troop 212; Past District Commissioner for Boy Scouts; active with Boy Scouts Camp Master Program; Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow (vigilant); American Legion Life member; Community Service Center and Kennedy Living Center boardmember .
Surviving: son, Charles Owen Cornell, Fairfax, Va.;daughter, Marilyn Grace Cornell, Butlerville; brother, Owen L. Cornell, Elnora; sisters, Loretta Maxine Steele, Elnora and Edith Louise Fudge, Coatesville and granddaughter. Preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Mae Cornell.
(Sept. 3, 1999)

BARBARA REHWALD
VINCENNES - Barbara J. Rehwald, 57, died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral was at St. Peter Lutheran Church Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Nathan Rastl officiated with interment in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Knox County. Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, was in charge of the funeral.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1941, in Vincennes, to Robert and Ruby (Cochran) Elkins. Her mother survives, while her father preceded her in death. She married Roscoe Rehwald on Dec. 2, 1958 and he survives.
Rehwald wWAYNE EVERSOLL
PETERSBURG - Wayne Eversoll, 82, died of a stroke at 7:17 p.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Immaual Baptist Church, Petersburg. The Rev. Howard Matthews will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Calling hours will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow, and then from 9 a.m. until service time Thursday at the church.
He was born to Fred and Dale (Falls) Eversoll, in Pike County, on Sept. 29, 1916. He married Arbutus L. Carr, on April 23, 1941, in Winslow. She survives.
Eversoll worked at Kimball in Jasper. He was an Immaual Baptist Church, Petersburg, member, deacon and Sunday School teacher.
Also surviving are: three sons, Wrex and Grant Eversoll, both of Petersburg and Earl Wayne Eversoll, Apache Jct., Ariz.; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and a brother, Walter Eversoll, Petersburg.
A son, Larry Eversoll, preceded him in death.
(Sept. 4, 1999)

PAULINE LAND
PETERSBURG - Pauline Land, 78, died at 4:37 a.m. Monday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ron Ficklin will officiate with interment in the Williams Cemetery, Winslow.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Nov. 9, 1920, in Gibson County, to Ira and Lydia (Barrett) Copeland. She married Lane Land and he preceded her in death on Aug. 27, 1970.
Surviving are two sons, Michael R. Land, Petersburg and Larry W. Kissel, San Bernardino, Calif.; two stepsons, Lane A. Lane Sr., Columbus, Ohio and Jerry B. Land, Ferrandina Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Sherry E. Mooney, Evansville and Linda Lee Pass, Franklin; a stepbrother, Donald Gamblin, Brunswick, Ga.; a stepsister, Phyllis Fish, Texas; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Robert E. Kissel; a stepson, Jack Land; a brother, Carl L. "Buddy" Copeland and a sister, Venieta Pendleton.
(Sept. 6, 1999)

JOHN PETROFF
MONTGOMERY - John Robert Petroff, 80, died at 1:05 p.m. Tuesday at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. He had been in failing health since August.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be in the Bethany Cemetery with Bro. Ben Ray Bean officiating.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday.
He was born in Montgomery, on March 27, 1919, to George and Josephine (Parker) Petroff. They preceded him in death. He married Betty Paschal on Aug. 9, 1939 and she survives.
Petroff, a 1937 Montgomery High School graduate, was a retired automotive technician with Sears and Roebuck Company. He was a lifetime community member and World War II U.S. Navy veteran having served in the European Theatre.
Also, surviving are: a son, Denny Petroff, Beech Grove; a daughter, Rhonda Heffernan, Greenwood; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren and a sister, Dotty Riney, Washington.
A brother, Frank Petroff, preceded him in death.
(Sept. 7, 1999)


Obituaries and Funerals September 7, 1999

OBITS

ELMA CHADD
Elma E. Chadd, 78, 813 S. Meridian St., died unexpectedly at 9 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. James Payton will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home, Washington, and from 9 a.m. until service Wednesday.
She was born on Oct., 25, 1920, in Daviess County, to Davis and Edna (McMakin) Baxter. She married Tom Chadd on April 17, 1984 and he preceded her in death.
Chadd, a lifelong community resident, was a homemaker and Central Christian Church member. She was also an Eagles Auxiliary, Women of the Moose Auxiliary, American Legion Auxiliary and Widow to Widow member.
Surviving are a son, David Chadd, Columbus, Ind.; two daughters, Linda Blackford, Clinton, Ind. and Janice Chadd, Panama City, Fla.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and two brothers, Abner and Wilburn Baxter, both of Washington.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ernest Baxter, in 1973.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

KATHERINE BOYD
ODON - Katherine Lee Boyd, 92, died at 11:40 p.m. at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Home. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the United Methodist Church, Odon, with interment in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. The Rev. Tim Alhemeyer will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and Thursday at 9 a.m. until service time at the church.
She was born on March 13, 1907, in Lyons, to Robert and Hretta (Griner) Unversaw. She married Wayne L. Boyd and he preceded her in death in 1975.
Boyd, a Lyons High School and Indiana University graduate, was a teacher at Odon Elementary School for 39 years. She was also an Odon United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are a son, Robert L. Boyd, Brockville, Ohio; a daughter, Ella Mae Gray, Otwell; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jerry Unversaw.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

ADELE WILSON
Adele F. Wilson, 86, 904 E. Walnut St., died at the Daviess Community Hospital Sunday at 4:50 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Kathleen Weller will officiate with interment in the Plainville Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Wednesday. Delta Theta Tau service is at 6 tonight.
She was born on May 20, 1913, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Thomas R. and Adele F. (Francais) Flynn. She married Gilbert Wilson on Aug. 6, 1938 and he survives.
Wilson was a retired electronics technician with NWSC Crane and Westminster Presbyterian Church member. Also, she was a Washington Garden Club and Delta Theta Tau Sorority member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Darinda Harner, College Station, Texas; two sons, Richard P. Wilson, Washington and Dr. Donald G. Wilson, Arnold, Mo.; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, Aline Hanes and Julia Sandy and two brothers, Emile and Alford Flynn.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Westminster Presbyterian Church.
(Sept. 5, 1999)

CLEOPHAS KANE
TERRE HAUTE - Cleophas Kane, 90, former Daviess County resident, died at 4:01 a.m. Monday at the Rose Meadows Manor East, Terre Haute. She had been in failing health for two weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Patrickís Church, Corning. Fr. Anthony Gillespie will officiate with interment in the Glencoe Cemetery.
Friends may call at Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight. There will be a Rosary prayed at 6 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 17, 1909, in Daviess County, to Patrick and Margaret (Mahan) Kane. They preceded her in death.
Kane was a professional housekeeper for many years of the church rectoryís in Indiana. She worked most of her time in Terre Haute. She was also a St. Patrickís Church, Terre Haute, member. She had left Daviess County at age 25 to pursue her chosen work. She had been educated in Daviess County Schools, Glencoe.
Surviving is a sister, Agnes Edwards, Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by: three brothers, Paul, Clem and Jerome Kane and five sisters, Cecelia Shepard, Ellen Clements, Mary Arnold, Anne Bordenet and Colletta Bordenet.
(Sept. 6, 1999)

CHARLES CORNELL
MARTINSVILLE - Charles L. "Chuck" Cornell, 73, died at 7:20 p.m. Friday at the Morgan County Hospital, Martinsville.
Funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at First Christian, Martinsville. Dr. Larry Kuntz will officiate with interment in Nebo Memorial Park, Martinsville. Military services will be at graveside and a Masonic service at 7 tonight. Visitation is at Costin Funeral Chapel, 539 East Washington, St., and Wednesday at the church at 10 a.m. until service.
He was born on Oct. 5, 1925, in Sandborn, to Kenneth C. and Audrey Vivian (Stoner) Cornell. He married Marjorie G. Ketchem on Aug. 17, 1949 and she survives. Cornell, 1944 Odon High School graduate, retired in 1972 from the United States Air Force, where he was a Chief Master Sergeant, after 27 1/2 years. He later retired in 1990 from the Indiana State Welfare Department after 15 years, he was a statistician for the Runaway Dad Program. He received his BA from Golden Gate College, San Francisco, Calif. and MBA degree from Indiana State University.
He was a First Christian Church, Martinsville, member and elder.He was a Masonic Lodge F&AM 616, OES No. 299 and Indianapolis Valley Scottish Rite member. He was sec./tres. for Morgan County Scottish Rite . He was a Boy Scout leader and church representative for Troop 212; Past District Commissioner for Boy Scouts; active with Boy Scouts Camp Master Program; Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow (vigilant); American Legion Life member; Community Service Center and Kennedy Living Center boardmember .
Surviving: son, Charles Owen Cornell, Fairfax, Va.;daughter, Marilyn Grace Cornell, Butlerville; brother, Owen L. Cornell, Elnora; sisters, Loretta Maxine Steele, Elnora and Edith Louise Fudge, Coatesville and granddaughter. Preceded in death by a sister, Sylvia Mae Cornell.
(Sept. 3, 1999)

BARBARA REHWALD
VINCENNES - Barbara J. Rehwald, 57, died at 6:25 p.m. Thursday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral was at St. Peter Lutheran Church Monday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Nathan Rastl officiated with interment in the St. Peter Lutheran Cemetery in Knox County. Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, was in charge of the funeral.
She was born on Sept. 19, 1941, in Vincennes, to Robert and Ruby (Cochran) Elkins. Her mother survives, while her father preceded her in death. She married Roscoe Rehwald on Dec. 2, 1958 and he survives.
Rehwald was a homemaker and St. Peter Lutheran Church member.
Also, surviving are: a daughter, Penny Taylor, Washington; three sons, Buddy, Steven and Bob Rehwald, all of Vincennes; two brothers, Sonny Elkins, Vincennes and Dave Elkins, Orlando; a sister, Brenda Blocher, Vincennes and 13 grandchildren.
Donations may be made to the church.
(Sept. 2, 1999)

ARDENNELL MORRISON
FORT WAYNE - Ardenell F. Morrison, 75, died Thursday at the Towne House Health Center in Fort Wayne.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne. Burial will be in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne.
Calling will be Monday from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. and an hour before services at the funeral home.
She was born in Fort Wayne on Aug. 18, 1924, to George and Florence (Doswell) Cowan. They preceded her in death.
Morrison, Fort Wane Northside High School graduate, was a supervisor with Lincoln Life Insurance Company for 18 years and retired in 1984. She was also a North Highlands Presbyterian Church member.
Surviving are: her husband of 54 years, Ian Morrison, Fort Wayne; a daughter, Sally Harmes, Angola; three sons, Ronald, Washington; Robert, Warsaw and Randy, Fort Wayne; two brothers, Robert and Norbert Cowan, both of Fort Wayne; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter.
Memorials may be given to the American Diabetes Association, 7363 E. 21st St., Indianapolis, IN, 46219.
(Sept. 2, 1999)

Obituaries and Funerals September 2, 1999

OBITS

EVERETT LaGRANGE
HUNTINGBURG -- Everett LaGrange, 81, died at St. Josephís Hospital, Huntingburg, Wednesday at 3:20 a.m.
The funeral will be at St. Meinrad Church Friday at 10 a.m. Interment will be in the church cemetery. Friends may call at Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand, after 2 this afternoon. Parish prayer service will be at 6 tonight.
He was born on Oct. 14, 1917, in Appolonia, Ind., to Oscar and Bertha (Doogs) LaGrange. He married Jeanette M. Werne on Dec. 28, 1937, at St. Meinrad Archabbey Church. She preceded him in death on Dec. 10, 1996.
LaGrange was a retired St. Meinrad Volunteer Fire Department member.
Surviving are: two sons, Don LaGrange, Washington and Gene LaGrange, Mariah Hill, Ind.; three brothers, Mark LaGrange, Terre Haute and Clyde and Gerald, both of St. Croix; 10 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Kermitt; twin brother, Ed and in infancy, Earl.
(Sept. 1, 1999)

RALPH SHAW
SHOALS - Ralph E. Shaw, 78, died Tuesday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The committal service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Elm Ridge Memorial Park Mausoleum in Muncie. Interment will be in the Elm Ridge Cemetery, Muncie.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to service time on Friday.
He was born on Dec. 16, 1920, in Randolph County, to Bruce and Thelma (Bartlow) Shaw. He married Margaret Reed on Jan. 8, 1946 and she survives.
Shaw was a machinist at Warner Gear, Muncie. He retired in 1975. He was a Huntsville High School, Randolph County, graduate and Masonic Lodge 730, Daleville, Ind.
Also, surviving are two sisters, Virginia Eads, Hagerstown and Mary Alice Toschlog, Winchester.
(Aug. 31, 1999)

PAUL PHILLIPS
BICKNELL - Paul Eugene Phillips, 72, formerly of Dubois, died at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. Interment will be at the Bethel Cemetery near Freelandville.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
He was born on July 6, 1927, in Knox County, to Charles J. and Helen Louise (Marutz) Phillips.
Phillips, a Bicknell High School graduate, was a retired teacher. He did some teaching while in Dubois at the high school. He worked for 30 plus years in math and sciences. He was a Bethel United Church of Christ, American Legion Post No. 32 Bicknell and BPOE Bicknell member. He was also a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Navy.
Surviving are a niece and two nephews. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Juanita R. Smith.
(Sept. 1, 1999)

FUNERAL

JEFFREY JONES
The funeral for Jeffrey J. Jones was this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Fredericks officiated. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Shane King, Tom Nowark, Dustin Cummings, Jermery Boyd, Scott Cummings and Aaron Mason.

Obituaries and Funerals September 1, 1999

NOTICE

RALPH SHAW
SHOALS - Ralph Shaw, 78, died at 9:20 p.m. Tuesday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Aug. 31, 1999)

OBITS

JEFFREY JONES
WINSLOW - Jeffrey J. Jones, 21, died at 1:31 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary's Medial Center, Welborn Campus, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick will officiate. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born in New York, to Billy R. and Elsie (Miller) Jones, on Jan. 31, 1978. His mother survives in Winslow, while his father preceded him in death in 1994.
Jones, a 1997 Pike Central graduate, played basketball at Petersburg Elementary, football at Pike Central High School, Little League Baseball and was on the All-Star Team for three years.
Also, surviving are: his grandmother, Caroline Miller, Tuxedo, New York and two sisters, Donna Miller, Evansville and Juanita Musich, Arkansas.
(Aug. 29, 1999)

CARL CANNON
OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - Carl W. Cannon, 82, died Monday at the Okeechobee Health Care Facility in Okeechobee.
He was born on March 4, 1917, in Loogootee, to Clifford and Lola Parsons Cannon.
Cannon was a Masonic Lodge in Constantine, Mich. member and affiliated with the Protestant Faith.
Surviving are: a son, Carl M. Cannon; a daughter, Carolyn M. Mast and a granddaughter, all of Okeechobee, Fla.
There will be no visitation or services.
All arrangements are under the direction and care of the Buxton Funeral Home and Crematory, 502 N. Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Fla., 34972.
(Aug. 30, 1999)

FRANK GRANNAN
INDIANAPOLIS - Frank Grannan, 84, formerly of Washington, died Sunday.
Services were today in Christ The King Catholic Church in Indianapolis. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery.
He was born to Bart and Emma Grannan and they preceded him in death.
Grannan was former director of Indiana Apprentice Program for Youth for 35 years, retiring in 1979.
Surviving are: his wife, Henrietta Vollmer Grannan; his children, Francie Hinds, Frederick L., Richard F. and Thomas J. Grannan; 14 grandchildren and a sister, Mary Heinz, Jasper.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Victor, Norbert, Joe and John.
(Aug. 29, 1999)

FUNERALS

HELEN ALLEN
A funeral mass for Helen C. Allen was celebrated by Bishop Gerald Gettlefinger, Fr. Tom Kessler and the Priests of the Diocese of Evansville Monday at St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee.
Pallbearers were: Ron Farley, John Farley, Brian Allen, Justin Crane, Jessie Crane and Donny McGuire.

ALONZO STURGEON
The funeral for Alonzo Sturgeon was at 11 this morning at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. The Rev. Forest Godwin officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.

MARY SPAULDING
A funeral mass for Mary Genevieve Spaulding was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the St. John's Catholic Church, Loogootee.
Interment was in St. John's Cemetery. Officiating was Fr. Tom Kessler.
Pallbearers were: Joe Spaulding, Terry Auberry, Mike Spaulding, Phil Wichman, John Wichman and Ray Schnieder.


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