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Obituaries and Funerals February 29, 2000

STANLEY G. SIMS
MONTGOMERY - Stanley G. Sims, 57, Montgomery, died at 5:15 p.m. (pacific time) Thursday of an apparent heart attack while at the San Diego Naval Ship Yard in San Diego, Calif.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
Born Feb. 24, 1943, in Owen County, he was the son of Guy W. and Martha Pauline (Sheese) Sims.
A Navy veteran, he was an electronics technician with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center and was a member of the Alfordsville Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Sue Sims; three sons, Mark C. Sims of Port Hueneme, Calif., William L. Sims of Italy, and Warren S. Sims of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Billie D. Sims of Covington; two sisters, Ruby Rood of Spencer and Irene Rham of Covington; and two grandchildren.
A daughter, Leslie Dawn Sims, and a brother, John Sims, are deceased.
(Feb. 24, 2000)

ROGER D. SHERFICK
SHOALS - Roger D. Sherfick, 59, Shoals, died at 1:46 p.m. Thursday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, with burial at a later date.
There will be no visitation.
Born Jan. 12, 1941, in Crown Point, he was the son of Charles and Ada (Courtright) Sherfick.
He was a member of American Legion Post 61 in Shoals.
Survivors include a son, Jamie Sherfick of Mishawaka; a daughter, Jackie Barnes of Smithville, Tenn.; and two sisters, Janet Shanahan of Hebron and Peggy Seaman of Mattoon, Ill.
A brother, Jerry Sherfick, is deceased.
(Feb. 24, 2000)

DRUSILLA YODER
NAPPANEE - Drusilla Yoder, 90, Nappanee, died at 10:45 a.m. Friday at Elkhart General Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at North Main Street Mennonite Church, Nappanee, with Bishop Clarence Bontrager, Henry Raber and Harley Yoder officiating. Burial will be in Berea Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee; and one hour prior to Monday's service at the church.
Born April 8, 1909, in Minnesota, she was the daughter of John and Barbara (Yoder) Gerber.
A housewife, she was a member of Berea Christian Fellowship.
Her husband, Eli D. Yoder, whom she married Nov. 10, 1929, died June 2, 1978. A son, Lester Yoder; three brothers, Valentine, Floyd and Moses Gerber; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild are also deceased.
Survivors include six sons, Lyle Yoder of Indianapolis, Glenn Yoder and Raymond Yoder, both of Loogootee, Eli Yoder Jr. of Middlebury, Howard Yoder of Elkhart and Frederick Yoder of Winefield, Pa.; five daughters, Tressie Slabaugh and Esther Bush, both of Sarasota, Fla., Mae Yoder of Nappanee, Inez Yoder of Pens Creek, Pa., and Martha Graber of Washington; three sisters, Sara Slaubaugh of Milford, Mattie Miller of Goshen and Katheryn Herrli of Osceola; 58 grandchildren; 108 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Water For Life.
(Feb. 25, 2000)

LAURA A. GETCHELL
BICKNELL - Laura A. Getchell, 38, Bicknell, died at 5 a.m. Friday at Gibson General Hospital, Princeton.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, with Dave Cullen officiating. Burial will be in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Born April 27, 1961, in Madisonville, Ky., she was the daughter of Arlis and Mary Frances (Lloyd) Pharris. Her mother survives in Bicknell.
She attended Bicknell Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Getchell, whom she married on Dec. 16, 1985; three daughters, Kandis R. Morwood of Mount Vernon, and Jessica M. Jackson and Kyle L. Getchell, both of Bicknell; three sisters, Kathy Doane of Bicknell, Judy Pharris of Francisco and Janie Hummert of St. Louis; three brothers, Steve Pharris of Francisco, Randy Pharris of Edwardsport and Dennis Pharris of Medora; and one grandchild.
(Feb. 25, 2000)
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 28, 2000

NOTICE

MARY BAKER
Mary Elizabeth Baker, 85, a former local resident, died at 6:01 this morning at the St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove. Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(Feb. 28, 2000)

OBITS

LAURA BOLIN
WINSLOW - Laura A. Bolin, 80, died at 7:04 a.m. Saturday at the Wirth Regional Hospital in Oakland City.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Curtis Funeral Home in Winslow. Mack McKinney will officiate with interment in Williams Cemetery, Pike County.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight and from 9 a.m. until service time Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County, to Robert and Violet (Rutledge) Henson, on May 21, 1919. She married Denver L. Bolin on April 21, 1938 and he survives.
Bolin was an Anderson Chapel, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Nina McCandless, Winslow; seven sons, John W., Don, Ray, Ronnie and Terry Joe Bolin, all of Winslow; Robert A. Bolin, Washington and Jack Bolin, Palo Pinto, Texas; 31 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren and 38 great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Kay Bolin, in 1946 and five brothers and sisters.
(Feb. 26, 2000)

JOHN RINEY
LOOGOOTEE - John Bernard Riney, 88, died at the Daviess Community Hospital Saturday.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Graveside services will be conducted by the American Legion and VFW.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 4:30 this evening at the funeral home.
He was born on April, 1, 1911, in Martin County, to Pius D. and Mary (Peek) Riney. He married Jean Armstrong on July 2, 1954. She preceded him in death on July 27, 1994.
Riney was retired from Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center and he was a St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield member. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Surviving are: a son, William Wilson, Loogootee; two daughters, Ila Schierenberg, Indianapolis and Jackie Mills, Buckatunna, Miss.; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by: a son, John Wilson; three brothers, Clarence, Levi and Valentine Riney and a sister, Helena Anderson.
(Feb. 26, 2000)

HAROLD WALLS
Harold W. Walls, 83, 1309 W. Nat.'l. Hwy., died at 10 a.m. Sunday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Trinity Gospel Tabernacle. Bros. Mack Jones and Jonathan Meenach will officiate. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Also, visitation will be conducted after noon at the church Wednesday until service time.
He was born on Nov. 19, 1916, in Daviess County, to Noble Henry and Bessie Mae (Sanders) Walls. He married Fannie Harriett Adams on July 11, 1936 and she preceded him in death on March 29, 1984. He later married Virginia Wilson on July 15, 1986 and she survives.
Walls was retired from McCord Corp. and was a Trinity Gospel Tabernacle member. He had also attended Daviess County schools.
Also surviving are: four daughters, Marilyn and Dorothy Matthis, and Donna James, all of Washington and Arvilla Thompson, Plainfield; four sons, David and Kenneth Walls, both of Washington; Eugene Walls, Gosport and James Walls, Bosie, Idaho; 28 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; four stepchildren, Virginia Sams, Vincennes; Terry Sue Pickett, Peoria, Ill.; Gary and William T. Wilson, both of Farmington, N.M.; nine step-grandchildren; eight stepgreat-grandchildren and a brother, Denver Walls, Otwell.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Paul; three grandchildren and a brother, Ermal.
(Feb. 27, 2000)

FUNERALS

LLOYD POTTER
Graveside services for Lloyd Potter were at 11 a.m. Friday at graveside in New Veale Creek Cemetery. Bro. Pat Arthur officiated. Pallbearers were: Kelly Potter, Ben Hise, Jacob Russell, Jordan Russell, Larry Poselwalt and Joe Sizemore.

DOROTHY WILDMAN
The funeral for Dorothy G. Wildman was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiated. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Robert Wildman, Mark Wildman, Jeff Taylor, Brandon Hess, Michael Bennett and Jeremy Bennett.
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 26, 2000

STANLEY G. SIMS
MONTGOMERY - Stanley G. Sims, 57, Montgomery, died at 5:15 p.m. (pacific time) Thursday of an apparent heart attack while at the San Diego Naval Ship Yard in San Diego, Calif.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
Born Feb. 24, 1943, in Owen County, he was the son of Guy W. and Martha Pauline (Sheese) Sims.
A Navy veteran, he was an electronics technician with Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center and was a member of the Alfordsville Christian Church.
Survivors include his wife, Janice Sue Sims; three sons, Mark C. Sims of Port Hueneme, Calif., William L. Sims of Italy, and Warren S. Sims of Jacksonville, Fla.; a brother, Billie D. Sims of Covington; two sisters, Ruby Rood of Spencer and Irene Rham of Covington; and two grandchildren.
A daughter, Leslie Dawn Sims, and a brother, John Sims, are deceased.
(Feb. 24, 2000)

ROGER D. SHERFICK
SHOALS - Roger D. Sherfick, 59, Shoals, died at 1:46 p.m. Thursday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.
A memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, with burial at a later date.
There will be no visitation.
Born Jan. 12, 1941, in Crown Point, he was the son of Charles and Ada (Courtright) Sherfick.
He was a member of American Legion Post 61 in Shoals.
Survivors include a son, Jamie Sherfick of Mishawaka; a daughter, Jackie Barnes of Smithville, Tenn.; and two sisters, Janet Shanahan of Hebron and Peggy Seaman of Mattoon, Ill.
A brother, Jerry Sherfick, is deceased.
(Feb. 24, 2000)

DRUSILLA YODER
NAPPANEE - Drusilla Yoder, 90, Nappanee, died at 10:45 a.m. Friday at Elkhart General Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at North Main Street Mennonite Church, Nappanee, with Bishop Clarence Bontrager, Henry Raber and Harley Yoder officiating. Burial will be in Berea Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday and 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee; and one hour prior to Monday's service at the church.
Born April 8, 1909, in Minnesota, she was the daughter of John and Barbara (Yoder) Gerber.
A housewife, she was a member of Berea Christian Fellowship.
Her husband, Eli D. Yoder, whom she married Nov. 10, 1929, died June 2, 1978. A son, Lester Yoder; three brothers, Valentine, Floyd and Moses Gerber; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild are also deceased.
Survivors include six sons, Lyle Yoder of Indianapolis, Glenn Yoder and Raymond Yoder, both of Loogootee, Eli Yoder Jr. of Middlebury, Howard Yoder of Elkhart and Frederick Yoder of Winefield, Pa.; five daughters, Tressie Slabaugh and Esther Bush, both of Sarasota, Fla., Mae Yoder of Nappanee, Inez Yoder of Pens Creek, Pa., and Martha Graber of Washington; three sisters, Sara Slaubaugh of Milford, Mattie Miller of Goshen and Katheryn Herrli of Osceola; 58 grandchildren; 108 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Water For Life.
(Feb. 25, 2000)

LAURA A. GETCHELL
BICKNELL - Laura A. Getchell, 38, Bicknell, died at 5 a.m. Friday at Gibson General Hospital, Princeton.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, with Dave Cullen officiating. Burial will be in Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Born April 27, 1961, in Madisonville, Ky., she was the daughter of Arlis and Mary Frances (Lloyd) Pharris. Her mother survives in Bicknell.
She attended Bicknell Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include her husband, Robert Getchell, whom she married on Dec. 16, 1985; three daughters, Kandis R. Morwood of Mount Vernon, and Jessica M. Jackson and Kyle L. Getchell, both of Bicknell; three sisters, Kathy Doane of Bicknell, Judy Pharris of Francisco and Janie Hummert of St. Louis; three brothers, Steve Pharris of Francisco, Randy Pharris of Edwardsport and Dennis Pharris of Medora; and one grandchild.
(Feb. 25, 2000)
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 25, 2000

MARY COX
Mary Margie Cox, 80, 805 W. Main St., died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Episcopal Church. Fr. Dennis Latta will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call at Gill Chapel from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday and after 10 a.m. at the church Tuesday.
She was born on April 2, 1919, in Oakland City, to Jessie E. and Myrtle (Stroud) Riffle. She married Harold E. Cox, on Sept. 23, 1943 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 1, 1992.
Cox, who had attended Washington schools, was a retired employee having worked at Uniroyal for 31 years and with Reliance for 10 years. She was also a St. John's Episcopal Church and Women of the Moose member.
Surviving are a local sister-in-law, Betti Gale, Washington and three nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her son, Joseph Borders.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to St. John's Episcopal Church
(Feb. 24, 2000)

FUNERAL

BARBARA BONTRAGER
The funeral for Barbara Bontrager was Thursday at the Lester Marner residence. Home ministers officiated with interment in Stoll Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Ivan Knepp, Joe Knepp, Jesse Wittmer and Victor Raber.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 24, 2000

NOTICE

MARY COX
Mary Margie Cox, 80, 805 W. Main St., died at 2:35 p.m. Wednesday at the Daviess Community Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 24, 2000)

OBITS

DAVID HALLER
JASPER - David "Joe" Haller, 54, died at 3 p.m. Monday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday in St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
He was born in Jasper, on June 24, 1945, to Frank and Verena F. (Wirthwein) Haller.
Haller worked as a carpenter for the Mid-West Construction Company in Evansville.
Surviving are: three sons, Mark Haller, Evansville; Aaron Haller, Jasper and Matthew Haller, Cincinnati; a grandson; a brother, Hilbert Haller, Jasper and three sisters, Margaret Claus, Washington; Donna Tielker, Fort Wayne and Mary Shawley, Napa, Calif.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Tony Haller.
(Feb. 21, 2000)

DOROTHY WILDMAN
Dorothy G. Wildman, 90, Rt. 4, Box 206A, died at 1:56 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion will officiate. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday until service time.
She was born on Sept. 14, 1909, in Daviess County, to Adam and Harriett (Colbert) Wonder. She married Richard Harold "Red" Wildman, on Sept. 1, 1928 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 24, 1988.
Wildman was a retired cook at Veale Elementary School and Bethel United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Mary Taylor, Indianapolis; three sons, Doyle W. and Donald E. Wildman, both of Washington and John W. Wildman, Pearland, Texas; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a sister, Hazel McClellan, Washington.
Two brothers, Odis "Dutch" and Carl Wonder, preceded her in death.
(Feb. 23, 2000)

PANSY SIMS
WINSLOW - Pansy L. Sims, 84, died at 2:10 p.m. Tuesday at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg.
The funeral will be at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Sally Dickerson will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pike County.
Calling hours are from 2 to 8 tonight and from 8:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home Friday.
She was born to Charles and Esta (Willis) Harmon, in Pike County, on March 6, 1915. She married Lyndon Sims, on May 19, 1934 and he survives.
Sims was a Winslow United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Linda Curtis, Princeton; two sons, Charles Sims, Evansville and Gregg Sims, Winslow; three grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a brother.
Memorials contributions may be given to the Winslow United Methodist Church.
(Feb. 22, 2000)

PHYLLIS DZIENNY
BICKNELL - Phyllis Eve Dzienny, 84, died at 10:26 p.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell Rehab Center.
Cremation is scheduled. There will be no funeral service or visitation. Arrangements were handled by the McClure Funeral Home.
She was born on June 16, 1915, in Toledo, Ohio, to Stanley and Rose (Krajewska) Zielinski. She married Harry Dzienny and he preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 1992.
Dzienny was retired from Prestolite and was a Jehovah Witness Church member in Vincennes.
Surviving are: a son, Mike Dzienny, Bicknell and a granddaughter.
(Feb. 22, 2000)

LLOYD POTTER
Lloyd Ellis Potter, 89, 310 S.E. Seventh St., died at 1:50 p.m. Wednesday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at New Veale Creek Cemetery. There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements
He was born on April 16, 1910, in Daviess County, to Henry Clay and Elmina (Wick) Potter. He married Grace G. Jones, on Dec. 24, 1934 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 3, 1976.
Potter was a retired mechanic in the RoundHouse at the B&O Railroad Shops. He was also a WACO Church of Christ and IEM union member.
Also surviving are two sons, Lionel Potter, Washington and Richard Potter, Swayzee; three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Katherine Darlene Adams; a son, Randall Potter; a grandson, Gregg Alan Adams and three brothers, Bert, Bernie and Roy Potter.
(Feb. 23, 2000)

FUNERALS

FRANK KANE
A mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church, Corning, for the funeral of Frank L. Kane. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will were the con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. Patrick's Cemetery. Pallbearers were his three sons: Frank Kane Jr., Chris Kane and Jesse Kane, along with, Joe Sizemore, Don Kane and Bob Faust.

NELLIE MURDOCH
The funeral for Nellie E. Murdoch was at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Richard Lee, Richard Gwaltney, Joe Titzer, Kent Humbarger, William O'Brian and William Olsen.
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 23, 2000

HAROLD JONES
INDIANAPOLIS - Harold Lee Jones, 68, died of natural causes Tuesday at Beech Grove Meadows.
The funeral will be at the Little and Sons Stop II Chapel Thursday at 10 a.m. Burial will be at the Forest Lawn Cemetery in Greenwood.
Calling is from 5 until 8 tonight at the chapel.
His wife, Carrie E. (Sharp) Jones, survives.
Jones was a mechanic for Hylift Corporation until 1985 and then went on disability. He was a Veteran of the Korean Conflict serving in the U.S. Army and was a VFW Ernie Pyle Post member.
Also, surviving are: three sons, Michael W., Ronald K. and Russell B. Jones; two daughters, Pamela S. Cook and Robbin L. Adams; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two sisters, Eleanor G. Jones and Dorothy Hidding and a brother, Russell Jones.
(Feb. 22, 2000)

FUNERAL

HENRY MAYBERRY
The funeral for Henry Albert Mayberry was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. The Revs. David Deal and Paula Mayberry officiated.
Pallbearers were: Gary Grindean, Bernie Osmon, Bob Mallett, Denny Eaton, Larry Lutes and Jim Upton. Honorary pallbearers were James Mayberry and Laddie Mayberry.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 22, 2000

BARBARA BONTRAGER
MONTGOMERY - Barbara Ann Bontrager, 90, died at Eastgate Manor Nursing Center Tuesday at 5 a.m.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Lester Marner residence. Home ministers will officiate with interment in Stoll Cemetery. Friends may call after 2 this afternoon at the Marner residence.
She was born on March 21, 1909, in Daviess County, to Peter R. and Lydia (Lengacher) Stoll. She married Joseph Lengacher on Jan. 29, 1930 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 17, 1972. She later married John M. Bontrager on July 26, 1976 and he survives.
Bontrager was an Old Order Amish Church member.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Sylvia Marner and Betty Marner, both of Montgomery; six sons, Leroy, Glenn, Harold and Raymond Lengacher, all of Montgomery and Edwin and Joseph Lengacher Jr., both of Odon; 42 grandchildren; 92 great-grandchildren and a sister, Lizzie Swartzentruber, Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, six sisters and five brothers.
(Feb. 22, 2000)

THELMA BRANDL
WARREN, Ark. - Thelma Johnson Brandl, 93, died Sunday at Wagnon Place Nursing Home, Warren, Ark.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel.
She was born on April 15, 1906, in Washington, to Garfield E. and Eva Rea (Miller) Johnson. She married Harry S. Brandl and he preceded her in death on Jan. 4, 1966.
Brandl was a retired hotel manager for the Hyatt Corporation. She was also a First Presbyterian Church of Warren, Ark. member.
A sister, Carolyn Yarbrough, San Diego, Calif., survives.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Jo Fort.
(Feb. 20, 2000)

FUNERALS

MELVIN AUSTIN
The funeral for Melvin Lee Austin was at 10 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Chalmer Burden officiated with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Wayne Harvey, Jeremy Austin, Bill Collins, Jim Woolsey, Duane Austin and Dusty Woolsey.

IDA STOLL
The funeral for Ida Stoll was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasantview Mennonite Church in Montgomery. Interment was in the Pleasantview Mennonite Church Cemetery. Noah Knepp Jr., Billie Stoll Jr. and Martin Kemp officiated.
Pallbearers were her grandchildren: Jason Knepp, Jordan Knepp, Matthew Stoll, Jared Stoll, Elgan Stoll, Joshua Stoll, Brad Graber, Mark Stoll, Luke Stoll, Justin Stoll, Jeffrey Yoder, Randell Yoder, Travis Stoll, Tyler Stoll, Joel Stoll, Diana Clements, Julie Knepp, June Knepp, Stephanie Graber, Crystal Graber, Chelsea Stoll, Amber Yoder and Nicole Wittmer.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 21, 2000

FRANK KANE
LOOGOOTEE - Frank L. Kane, 55, died at his residence Saturday at 8:30 p.m. He had been in failing health for three weeks and seriously ill for three weeks.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Patrick's Church. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will will officiate. Interment will be in the St. Patrick's Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. A vigil service will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
He was born on June 26, 1944, in Indianapolis, to Joseph M. and Anna F. (Padgett) Kane. They preceded him in death. He married Alice Mahley on Feb. 20, 1965 and she survives.
Kane came to Daviess County in 1973 and operated his own drywall construction company. He was educated in Indianapolis schools and was a St. Patrick's Church member at Corning. Also, he was an avid trapshooter, member of the National Association of Trapshooters, Triple H Gun Club, Linton, along with clubs at Oaktown, Epsom, Bloomfield, Gordon, Ill. and Vincennes.
Also surviving are: his children, Frank L. Kane Jr., Loogootee; Chris Kane, Otwell; Jesse and Michael Kane, both at home; eight grandchildren; a sister, Dorothy Ann (Dottie) Sizemore, Washington and a brother, Don Kane, Bedford.
He was preceded in death by a grandson, David Joseph Kane.
(Feb. 19, 2000)

EVA SMITH
BICKNELL - Eva Marie Smith, 90, died at 5:02 p.m. Friday in the Freelandville Cemetery Home.
The funeral was at 11 this morning at the First Wesleyan Church. The Revs. Tim Wautelet and Mark Reed. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
She was born in Vicksburg, Ind., on May 11, 1909, to Harvey and Viola (Michael) Strahley. She married John Smith, in Lawrenceville, Ill., on July 5, 1924. He preceded her in death on Oct. 17, 1990.
Smith, a lifetime Bicknell area member, was a homemaker and First Wesleyan Church member.
Surviving are two children, Dorothy L. Yocum, Brooksville, Fla. and Patricia Wall, Anniston, Ala.; a brother, Oscar Strahley, Shoals; six grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
(Feb. 18, 2000)

NELLIE MURDOCH
Nellie E. Murdoch, 93, formerly of 304 Harned Avenue, died at 1:05 p.m. Sunday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday.
She was born on May 19, 1906, in Daviess County, to George H. and Rosanah C. (Crecelius) Gilliatt. She married James Donald Murdoch, on Jan. 25, 1930 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1961.
Murdoch was a former secretary of Murdoch Lumber Company and Mr. and Mrs. Murdoch owned and operated the Boardwalk Motel from 1956 to 1966. He had attended Washington schools and was an Otterbein United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews, including Rosemary Lee, Washington, who cared for her.
She was preceded in death by a sister and five brothers.
(Feb. 20, 2000)

DOROTHY LINGENFELTER
LOOGOOTEE - Dorothy M. Lingenfelter, 66, died at 2:05 p.m. Friday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral services was at 2 this afternoon at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. Burial followed in the Truelove Church Cemetery, south of Loogootee. The Rev. John Simmons officiated. Pallbearers were: George Ziegler, Ron Menaugh, Chad Craney, Brady Lingenfelter, Charles Sheetz, Dusty Robinson, Stoney Robinson and Tyler Walton.
She was born on July 22, 1933, in Vincennes, to Thomas and Edith (Parsons) Evans.
Lingenfelter was a cook with the Loogootee School Corporation and a Truelove Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: her husband, Neil Lingenfelter; two sons, Richard and David Lingenfelter, both of Loogootee; two daughters, Marylyn Robinson, Otwell and Rita Craney, Washington; two brothers, Jerry Hudson, Vincennes and Donnie Hudson, Bicknell; two sisters, Shirley Smith, Vincennes and Betty Menaugh, Champaign, Ill.; eight grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Evans and a sister, Clara Fox.
(Feb. 18, 2000)

HENRY MAYBERRY
PLAINVILLE - Henry Albert Mayberry, 85, died unexpectedly Feb. 5 at his residence.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery. The Revs. David Deal and Paula Mayberry will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight.
He was born on Nov. 22, 1914, in Pike County, to Arlo Raymond and Hanna Elsie (Burdette) Mayberry.
Mayberry was a retired farm and factory worker. He was also a community member for 72 years.
Surviving are: a sister, Francis Doolin, Washington and two brothers, James Michael Mayberry, Mooresville and Laddie Mayberry, Terre Haute.
He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters, Vivian Carmichael, Fern Harrell and Sara Mayberry and a brother, Malcolm Mayberry.
(Feb. 5, 2000)

MELVIN AUSTIN
BELLEVIEW, Fla. - Melvin Lee Austin, 67, died in Marion County, Fla., Friday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Rev. Chalmer Burden will officiate with interment in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
He was born on Dec. 22, 1932, in Petersburg, to Dallas and Myrenith I. (Miley) Austin. His wife, Elsie M. (Emmons) Austin survives.
Austin was a retired U.S. Air Force veteran. He was also an IOOF and General Baptist Church, Petersburg, member.
Also surviving are: a son, Joseph M. Austin, Round Rock, Texas; a daughter, Emily D. Russie, Campbell, Calif.; three stepsons, Kent and Prentice Martin Stafford, both Petersburg and Duane Stafford, Oakland City; a stepdaughter, Lynna Woolsey, Petersburg; four brothers, Archie L. Austin, Petersburg; Jerry R. Austin, Velpen; Jack D. Austin, Winslow and Paul Austin, New Castle; two sisters, Ramona M. Dunn, Belleview, Fla. and Shelby J. Lane, Clarksville, Tenn.; three grandchildren and 11 stepgrandchildren.
(Feb. 18, 2000)

ESTHER COOK
INDIANAPOLIS - Esther M. (Mangin) Cook, 82, died at her residence Sunday.
Prayers will be at 9:15 a.m. Wednesday at G.H. Herrmann Funeral Home, Madison Avenue, Indianapolis. Mass will be at 10 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Burial was in Calvary Cemetery, Indianapolis.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born in Washington, on Oct. 14, 1917, to Otto and Mary "Mayme" (Norris) Mangin. She married Leon F. Cook, on Feb. 4, 1939 and he survives.
Cook was a data processor for Hy-Grade and Wishard Hospital for 25 years. She retired in 1982. Also, she was a Good Shepherd Catholic Church and Alter Society member at St. Catherine of Sierna Catholic Church.
Surviving are: three daughters, Carole A. Ratz and Maureen Cook Haney Simmons, both of Indianapolis and M. Kathleen Cooke, Hudson, Ohio; two sons, Michael Leon Cook, St. Petersburg, Fla. and James V. Cook, Indianapolis; three halfsisters, Ruth Auberry, Washington; Mary Johns, Evansville and Agnes Mullin; two halfbrothers, William Harter, Greenwood and Paul Harter, Jasper; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Victor "Shorty" and Fr. Marion "Rip" Mangin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 9135 N. Meridian Street, St. B-4, Indianapolis, IN 46209.
(Feb. 20, 2000)

SARA HASLER
ODON - Sara Earlene Hasler, 71, died at 3:10 p.m. Sunday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Elnora United Methodist Church. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate. Cremation will follow the service. Cremains will be buried at a later date in the Fairview Elnora Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born to Earl G. "Tubby" and Helen (Killian) Hasler, on Jan. 9, 1929, in Elnora.
Hasler was a homemaker and Elnora United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: her children, Helen Kay Stoner, Newberry; Sara Jane Eaton, Elnora; Morris Earl Ward, Spencer; Teresa Ward, South Carolina and Mary Elizabeth Ward, St. Paul, Minn.
(Feb. 20, 2000)
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 19, 2000

IDA STOLL
MONTGOMERY - Ida Stoll, 73, died at 9:12 p.m Thursday at her residence. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasantview Mennonite Church in Montgomery, with Noah Knepp Jr. officiating. Interment will be in the Pleasantview Mennonite Church Cemetery.
Visitation is from noon to 8 p.m. today and Sunday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church.
Born on April 9, 1926, in Daviess County, she was the daughter of Chris and Anna (Wagler) Kemp. She married Elmo E. Stoll, on April 9, 1944. He preceded her in death Oct. 19, 1997.
A lifelong community resident, she had been co-owner of Stoll's Lakeview Restaurant in Loogootee since July 1983. She was a born again Christian and a Pleasantview Mennonite Church member.
Survivors include four sons, Clarence and Paul Stoll, both of Montgomery; Phillip Stoll of Loogootee and Oren Stoll of Chandler; three daughters, Ruth (Stoll) Knepp of Montgomery; Martha (Stoll) Yoder of Cannelburg and Naomi (Stoll) Graber of Odon; two brothers, Martin Kemp of Loogootee and John Kemp of Cannelburg; three sisters, Lydia (Kemp) Wagler of Odon and Rosie (Kemp) Schrock and Katie (Kemp) Farmwald, both of Illinois; 23 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A daughter, Rachel (Stoll) Kemp; a son, Jesse Stoll; two sisters, Mary (Kemp) Graber and Leora Kemp; and a brother, Herman Kemp are deceased. (Feb. 17, 2000)
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 18, 2000

NOTICE

IDA STOLL
MONTGOMERY - Ida Stoll, 73, died Thursday at 9:12 p.m. at her residence. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Pleasantview Mennonite Church in Montgomery. Interment will be in the Pleasantview Mennonite Church Cemetery. Noah Knepp Jr. will officiate.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 tonight; Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. until service time at the church.

OBIT

LORNA SOLOMON
Lorna Marie Solomon, 82, formerly of 413 Cosby St., died at 11:20 a.m. Thursday at the Petersburg Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Fr. David Martin will officiate. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 9 a.m. Saturday. A Christian wake service is at 7 tonight.
She was born on July 25, 1917, in Montgomery, to Michael and Goldie (Dobson) Coleman.
Solomon was a retired UniRoyal employee after serving 31 years. She was also a St. Simon's Catholic Church and Legion of Mary member.
Surviving are: two sons, Robert Solomon, Washington and Ronald Lee Solomon, Petersburg; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; two sisters, Betty Allen, Vincennes and Cleo Hunt, Indianapolis and a brother, Carl Coleman, Indianapolis.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
(Feb. 17, 2000)

FUNERAL

CHARLES RUDE
Charles E. Rude's funeral was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Pastor Kenneth Birky and Mark Merold officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: John Petty, Aaron Armes, Mark Sponn, Darrell Stoll, Monte McCullough and Jerry Johnson. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 17, 2000

JOHN BUTTS
BRAZIL - John Harlan Butts, 78, died Wednesday morning at the Columbia Terre Haute Regional Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Callahan Funeral Home with the Rev. Fred Kelley officiating. A Masonic service will be conducted at 7 p.m. during the visitation on Friday. Burial will follow in the Highland Lawn Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
He was born on March 3, 1921, in Clay County, to Homer and Katherine (Milner) Butts. His parents preceded him in death. He married Dorothy Roberta (Allen) Benjamin and she survives.
Butts served in the Army for six years during the Korean War and was ranked as captain. He then worked in the Civil Service at the Post Office and the Internal Revenue Service. Also, he was a farmer. He was a 33 Degree Mason, Humboldt No. 42 Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, a North Union United Methodist Church, Indiana Angus Association and the Southwestern Angus Association member.
Also surviving are: a son, John Franklin Butts, Lake Bluff, Ill.; three daughters, Cathy Dayhuff, Lewis; Vicky Anderson, Denver, Colo. and Melba Auxier, Dalton, Ga.; three stepchildren, Martin Benjamin, Terre Haute; Lisa Muench, Noblesville and Douglas Benjamin, Los Angeles; a brother, Fred H. Butts, Riley; a sister, Jeanne Nugent, Brazil; five grandchildren and five stepgrandchildren.
(Feb. 16, 2000)

MARVIN PETTY
AVA, Mo. - Marvin Leo "Jack" Petty, 64, died at 4:40 a.m. Feb. 9 at the St. John's Regional Health Center, Springfield, Mo., following a lengthy illness.
Funeral services were Feb. 11 at Clinkingbeard Funeral Home with a funeral mass at St. Leo the Great Parish on Feb. 12, Ava, Mo. Interment was at Brushyknob Cemetery near his farm on Bryant Creek.
He was born on Sept. 9, 1935, to Harold "Dan" and Augusta (Hinkle) Petty, in Washington. They preceded him in death. He married Jeannette Arlene Ferguson, on March 22, 1956, in La Rochelle, France, who survives him.
Petty, a 1953 Epsom High School graduate, resided in Grant County, Ind. for 17 years and was a Douglas County, Mo. resident since 1977. He was a lifetime dairy farmer, who served with the U.S. Army with honorable discharge. Also, he was a Missouri State Milk Board, AMPI Board of Directors and St. Leo the Great Parish Knights of Columbus member and past-president of the Douglas County Soil and Water District.
Also surviving are: his daughters, Ramona Gail Petty-Davis and Melissa Roanne "Pooh" Olds, both of Kokomo; Lisa JoAnn Petty-Williams, Cicero; Lorna Christine Amudson, Ava, Mo. and Valerie Kim Margres, Saginaw, Mich.; a son, John Leo Petty, Ava, Mo.; three sisters, Betty Morgan, Washington; Janet Sims, Bradenton, Fla. and Sue Byrd, Olathe, Kan.; 23 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Marvin Leo "Marty" Petty Jr.; a brother, Morris L. Petty and a sister, Norma Jean Biehl.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Knights of Columbus, St. Leo the Great Parish, Rt. 6, Box 6700, Ava, MO., 65608.
(Feb. 9, 2000)

FUNERALS

MURIEL McGUIRE
The funeral for Muriel McGuire was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Pastor Randy Stevens officiated. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery, Shoals. Pallbearers were: John Atison McGuire, Joe Reed, Richard Stetter, Philip McGuire, Jered Stetter and Franklin McGuire.

APRIL MALONE
April Malone's funeral was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Nazarene Church, Odon. The Rev. Trever Stanley and Bro. Robert Duncan officiated. Interment was in Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Brad Townsend, Bob Harding, Bob Malone, Herschel Malone, Reese Booher and John Booher.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 16, 2000

CHARLES RUDE
Charles E. Rude, 70, 401 Dewey Ave., died at 6:37 p.m. Tuesday in the Daviess Community Hospital emergency room. Death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Pastor Kenneth Birky will officiate. Interment will be in Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from noon until the service time on Thursday.
He was born in Washington, to Fred and Mary Aldine (Cripe) Rude, on Nov. 5, 1929. They preceded him in death. He married Shirley A. Remmel, on Oct. 9, 1953 and she survives.
Rude operated his own TV and electronic repair shop. This lifetime community resident, had attended Washington High School and an electronics school. He was also a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Korean War.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Elaine Armes and Tracy Archer, both of Washington; a son, Mark Rude, Charleston, S.C.; four grandchildren and two sisters, Alice Graves, Washington and Norma Temple, Indio, Calif.
Four brothers also preceded him in death.
Memorials, if so desired, may be made to Grace Christian School.
(Feb. 15, 2000)

ALICE ATKINSON
TERRE HAUTE - Alice Lucille (Howard) Atkinson, 84, formerly of Bicknell and Sullivan, died at 8:15 p.m. Monday at her residence.
Cremation is scheduled with private entombment in the Center Ridge Cemetery, Sullivan. Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Sullivan Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Paul McGlasson will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
She was born on Oct. 1, 1915, in Bicknell, to William and Lillian (Boyer) Howard. She married James David Atkinson and he preceded her in death on Dec. 10, 1988.
Atkinson was a homemaker and former Atkinson Ice Company owner in Bicknell and Sullivan. She was a First Presbyterian Church of Sullivan member and had been an active Kappa Kappa Kappa Sorority member since her initiation in 1937. She also served as State Province Officer of Province 3, from 1961 to 1963 and actively participated in the Beta Pi Alpha Omicron and Terre Haute Gamma Gamma Associate. Furthermore, she had memberships in various civic and philanthropic organizations throughout the years.
Surviving are: a daughter, Sara E. Atkinson, Terre Haute; a son, Howard Atkinson, Terre Haute; four grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Wabash Valley, Kappa Kappa Kappa Memorial Fund or First Presbyterian Church of Sullivan.
(Feb. 14, 2000)

FUNERAL

DOROTHY PINNICK
The funeral for Dorothy I. Pinnick was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Officiating were Glenn Yoder and Mike French. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mark Holt, Mike Rench, Grag Tharp, John Chattin, Terry Hobson and Mike Sheetz.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 15, 2000

NOTICE

MARVIN ROBINSON
Marvin Icil Robinson, 48, formerly of Jasonville and Vincennes, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home chapel, 118 N. Washington St., Bicknell. The Revs. Jason Donaldson and Forest Godin will officiate. Interment will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. A private burial will be conducted at a later date. Calling is from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.
(Feb. 13, 2000)

OBIT

THELMA COOK
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Thelma L. Cook, 72, formerly of Washington, died at 7:45 p.m. Thursday at the Edward White Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Graveside services will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Pat Arthur will officiate. There will be no visitation.
She was born on March 25, 1927, in Daviess County, to Merlin and Sarah (Mattingly) Butler. She married Lester Cook, on Jan. 18, 1947 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 16, 1976.
Cook was a former cook at the Eagles Lodge in Washington. Also, she was a Church of Christ member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Patricia Ann Nagy, Lyons; a son, Fred Cook, Chillicothe, Ohio; three grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Aleine Brock, Burns City and two brothers, Wilbur Butler, Bloomfield and Henry Butler, Loveland, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by two sons, Lester Stanley Cook and Doyle Leighty; two great-granddaughters and two brothers.
(Feb. 10, 2000)

FUNERAL

RALPH DAGES
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Church for the funeral of Ralph B. Dages. Frs. Joseph Erbacher and Lowell Will were the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Peter's Cemetery. Pallbearers were his four sons: Michael, Douglas, Dennis and Steven G. Dages, along with Damian McCracken and Brett Chestnut.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 14, 2000

JOHN ERBACHER
EVANSVILLE - John F. Erbacher, 82, died at the St. Mary's Medical Center of Evansville Sunday.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, in Evansville. Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfinger, the Revs. Ted Tempel, Joseph Erbacher, Ken Walker and priests of the Diocese will officiate. Burial will be at St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Poseyville.
Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Browning Funeral Home, 738 Diamond Avenue, Evansville, with a prayer vigil at 8 p.m. Also, calling is from 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the church.
Erbacher was formerly the co-owner of Wilson Furniture Company in New Harmony. He also was owner and operator of Erbacher J's Appliance Store and the Ten J's Trucking Company in Poseyville. He moved to Evansville in 1965, where he was employed with John Hancock Mutual Life Insurance Company until he retired in 1988.
Also, he was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Poseyville, St. Benedict Cathedral, Knights of Columbus, Lions Club and Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Evansville, where he was an active member of the Men's Club.
Surviving are: seven daughters, Jean Alice Erbacher, West Lafayette; Judith M. Price, New Harmony; Joyce A. Ungetheim, Poseyville; Joan E. Hostetler, Janice Erbacher Pokorney, Jo Mary Erbacher and Julie Mae Mayes, all of Evansville; three sons, the Rev. Joseph F. Erbacher, Montgomery; Jerome P. Erbacher, Mt. Vernon and James R. Erbacher, Dundas, Ill.; two sisters, Mary M. Zanetis, Vincennes and Alberta Metzger, Bowling Green, Ky.; a brother, William R. Erbacher, Evansville; 15 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Jo (Wiggins) Erbacher in 1991 and by two sons, Jack Erbacher in 1959 and Jeffrey Erbacher in 1979.
Contributions may be made either to Good Shepherd Catholic Church in Evansville or St. Francis Xavier Cemetery in Poseyville.
(Feb. 13, 2000)

MARVIN ROBINSON
BICKNELL - Marvin Icil Robinson, 48, formerly of Jasonville and Vincennes, died at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 N. Washington St., Bicknell. Interment will be in Asbury Chapel Cemetery.
Robinson was an Alspaugh Tree Trimming employee and had lived in Jasonville for three years.
He was born on Aug. 27, 1951, in Bicknell, to Marvin J. and Norma Jean (Payne) Robinson. His father preceded him in death on March 10, 1981, while his mother survives in Bicknell. He was married in Bicknell to Glenna Clark, in 1978. She survives.
Also surviving are: a son, Marvin James Robinson, Vincennes; four stepchildren, Pamela Thompson, Terre Haute; Angel Stewart, Jasonville and Shannon Downey and Billie Sprinkle, both of Vincennes; four siblings, Georgetta Strong and Ricky Lee Robinson, both of Bicknell; Dodie Ziegler, Washington and Pauletta Isabell, Terre Haute.
(Feb. 13, 2000)

DOROTHY PINNICK
SHOALS - Dorothy I. Pinnick, 87, died at the Loogootee Nursing Center Saturday at 7 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born in Martin County, on Sept. 29, 1913, to Clinton C. and Rosa J. (Way) McNeff. She married Lawrence H. French, in 1931 and he preceded her in death in 1937. Later, she married William Thomas Pinnick, on Sept. 29, 1938 and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1990.
Pinnick was a Shoals Christian Church and Shoals Rebeccah Lodge member.
Surviving are: a son, Lawrence Eugene French, Shoals; a daughter, Darlene Hobson, Lyons; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Frances Holt, on May 11, 1997.
(Feb. 12, 2000)

TARYN WILLIS
BEDFORD - Taryn D. (Althaus) Willis, 41, died at 3:25 a.m. Saturday following an automobile accident.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bedford Free Methodist Church. Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Ferguson-Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
She was born in Evansville, on Dec. 13, 1959, to Charles R. and Bettye L. (Allen) Althaus. They preceded her in death.
Willis, a 1977 Evansville Harrison High School graduate, was a day care provider with Alphabet Junction in Bedford at her residence. She was also a Bedford Free Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Brittney and Kymber Willis, both of Bedford and two sisters, Sheryln S. Allender, Oolitic and Kimberly T. Reis, Evansville.
(Feb. 12, 2000)

MURIEL McGUIRE
SHOALS - Muriel G. McGuire, 63, died at 11:17 a.m. Feb. 12 at the Clarian Health Indiana University Medical Center, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1936, in Chinckpen, N.C., to Luther Franklin and Constance Estelle (Thigpen) Jenkins. They preceded her in death. She married John McGuire Jr., on April 5, 1953, in South Carolina. He survives.
McGuire was a homemaker.
Also surviving are: four daughters, Patricia Anne Hochgesang, Shoals; Yvone Nell Stetter, Dubois; Pamela Jean Reed and Carol Sue McGuire, both of Avon; two sons, John Addison McGuire, Shoals and Franklin Keith McGuire, French Lick; two brothers, Conrad Jenkins, Kenansville, N.C. and Gordan Jenkins, Westminster, Maryland and nine grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Edith Annette Jenkins; a brother, German Jenkins and a son, Steven Wayne McGuire.
(Feb. 12, 2000)

APRIL MALONE
ODON - April D. Malone, 31, died unexpectedly at 2:39 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in the Mt. Nebo Cemetery. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. IVFA Auxiliary memorial services are tonight at 7.
She was born on April 6, 1968, in Greene County, to Terry and Sandra (Booher) Townsend. They survive in Odon. She married Donald Malone, on July 15, 1996 and he survives.
Malone, a 1986 Switz City High School graduate, was a CNA for two months at the Washington Nursing Center and had graduated from IVY Tech in 1989. Also, she attended Newberry Christian Church and was an IVFA Auxiliary member.
Others surviving are: her children, Bailey Conklin and Mariah Malone, both at home; a brother, Brad Townsend, Elnora; a sister, Amber Townsend, Odon and her paternal grandmother, Olive Townsend, Newberry.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Thomas Lee Townsend; her paternal grandfather, Harold Townsend and her maternal grandparents, Bub and Wilma Booher.
(Feb. 12, 2000)

RALPH MATHEWS
BEDFORD - Ralph Chester Mathews, 83, died at 8 p.m. Friday at the Bloomington Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the White River Baptist Cemetery, Bedford. Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the Ferguson Lee Funeral Home, Bedford.
He was born on Aug. 16, 1916, in Lawrence County, to James Delbert and Hazel May (Greene) Mathews. He married Helen Payton, in 1941 and she preceded him in death in 1957. He later married Mary Edna Skeen, on Jan. 1, 1959, at the Englewood Baptist Church, Bedford. She survives.
Mathews retired in 1982 from GM Central Foundry, Bedford, after 23 years. He was also a United Auto Worker Union No. 440 and Bedford Calvary Baptist Church, Bedford, member.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Linda Dillman and Shannon Johnson, both of Washington and Sherri Moore, Bedford; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; three brothers, Roy Clyde Mathews, Converse; Willard Leon Mathews, Bedford and Veron Gleen Mathews, New Smyrna Beach, Fla.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Judy Mathews in 1988 and two sisters, Audrey Helen Holt and Berniece Illene Jenkins.
Memorial donations may be made to the White River Baptist Cemetery.
(Feb. 11, 2000)

FUNERALS

MARY JANE METHENY
A memorial service for Mary Jane "Janie" Metheny was at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Lyle Rasmussen officiated with interment in St. John's Cemetery.

HUBERT HOPKINS
The funeral for Hubert M. Hopkins was Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Jim Hopkins, John J. Hopkins, Mike Hopkins, Mark Nickman, Perry Cannon, Paul Cannon, Robert Hopkins and Michael Jean Hopkins. The American Legion and VFW conducted military rites at graveside. Serving were: Howard Trambaugh, Eugene Wilcoxen, Hary Wagoner, John Hagerty, Virgil Harper, Bob Prather, Steve Trambaugh, Ken Arvin and Charles Davis.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 12, 2000

JESSIE MOSER
BLOOMINGTON - Jessie M. Moser, 89, Bloomington, died Thursday in Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Allen Funeral Home, Bloomington, with the Rev. Harold Carter officiating. Burial will be in Smithville Cemetery.
Visitation is from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Born on Sept. 15, 1910, in Monroe County, she was the daughter of David A. and Artie (Moore) Smith.
A homemaker, she was a member of the Fayetteville Baptist Church.
Survivors include three daughters, Helen Rainey of Williams, Patricia Crane-Suits of Bloomington and Phyllis Cundiff of Loogootee; one son, Richard L. Moser of Williams; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Two sons, David E. Moser and George Dale Moser; two sisters, Hazel Connor and Mary Ellen Byers; and four brothers, Chester, Lloyd, William and Winford Smith are deceased.
(Feb. 10, 2000)

RAY SIMS
The funeral for Ray Sims was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Rev. Tim Alemeyer officiated. Pallbearers were: Lee Wadsworth, Leroy Sims, Jim Ramsey, Oral Lee Riggins, Fred Beasley, John Bissey and Rex Malone. Honorary pallbearers were Odon Lyons Club members.

VIRGINIA EVANS
Funeral services for Virginia Evans was at 2 p.m. Friday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home in Washington. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Mike Duffy officiated. Pallbearers were: John Morrison, Mike Evans, Terry Evans, Jimmy Evans, David Faith and John Busé.

MARILYN MIZE
The funeral for Marilyn Mize was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will officiated with interment in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Pallbearers were: James Palmer, Joe Palmer, John Palmer, Donald Mize, Gary Thompson and Todd Skaggs.
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 10, 2000

JAMES G. DEVRIES
James G. Devries, 68, Rt. 3, died at 6:06 p.m. Wednesday at Daviess Community Hospital.
Arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 9, 2000)

VIRGINIA EVANS
WHEATLAND-Virginia Evans, 51, died at 1:38 a.m. Wednesday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home in Washington. Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Bro. Mike Duffy will officiate.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. until time of service Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on Dec.16, 1948, in Daviess County to Floyd and Mary Lucille (Bowman) Evans, both deceased.
She was a lifelong resident of Daviess County and was a member of Wheatland Christian Church.
Four brothers, Mike Evans, Terry Evans, and James Evans, all of Washington; and Richard Evans, Florida, and three sisters, Bonnie Batchelor, Washington; Lucretia Mason, Wheatland; and Nola Josephine Faith, Solsberry, all survive.
She was preceded in death by one sister and one infant brother.
(Feb. 9, 2000)

RALPH B. DAGES
MONTGOMERY-Ralph B. Dages, 73, died at 3:09 a.m. today at Prairie Village Living Center. He had been seriously ill for two months.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter's Church, Montgomery, with interment at St. Peter's Cemetery. Fr. Joseph Erbacher and Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Visitation is at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday. A prayer vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Friday.
He lived in Daviess County throughout his life and graduated from Montgomery High School in 1945. He was a Western-Southern Insurance agent for 31 years. He was also a member of St. Peters Church, Washington Knights of Columbus, American Legion, Moose Lodge and Ruritan Club. He served in the Merchant Marine in World War II.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1926, in Daviess County to George and Anna (Bradley) Dages. On Jan. 22, 1946, he married Carolyn Kennedy, who survives.
Surviving also are three daughters, Susan Dosch, Washington; Mary Jean Dages, Evansville; and Joan L. Cornelius, Washington; four sons, Michael R. Dages, Montgomery; Douglas J. Dages, McAlester, Okla.; and Dennis L. Dages, Princeton and Steven G. Dages, Walnut Creek, Ohio; two brothers, Paul Dages, Montgomery and Donald Dages, Greenfield; and a sister, Eleanor O'Connor, Indianapolis.
Fourteen grandchildren, six step-grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and seven step-great grandchildren also survive.
Two brothers and one sister are deceased. One grandchild is deceased.
(Feb. 10, 2000)

HUBERT M. HOPKINS
LOOGOOTEE-Hubert M. Hopkins, 73, Rt. 2, died at 8:47 a.m. Wednesday at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Barr Township. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
He was born in Daviess County on April 13, 1926, to Thomas Alban and Mary Florence (Matthews) Hopkins. He married Eleanore A. Smith on July 11, 1953.
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Barr Township. He was a self-employed carpenter, a Korean Army Veteran, and a member of the American Legion and the VFW.
He is survived by his wife, four sons, Raymond E. Hopkins and Francis M. Hopkins, Loogootee; and John T. Hopkins and Mark Owen Hopkins, Washington; five daughters, Trina M. Hopkins, Michelle Hopkins, Denise Wagler, and Lisa Jones, Loogootee; and Maureen R. Sweet, Montgomery.
He is also survived by three brothers and three sisters, Joseph P. Hopkins and Paul A. Hopkins, Loogootee; and Thomas G. Hopkins, Lafayette; Clare M. Hopkins, Washington, Theresa E. Guthrie, Martinsville, Rosalie A. Cannon, Loogootee, and Mary Margaret Vineyard, San Diego, Calif., and 14 grandchildren.
He was proceeded in death by twin daughters, Jean and Jane Hopkins.
(Feb. 9, 2000)

Obituaries and Funerals February 9, 2000

NOTICE

VIRGINIA EVANS
WHEATLAND - Virginia Evans, 51, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital at 1:38 this morning. Arrangements are pending at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home in Washington.
(Feb. 9, 2000)

OBITS

MARY JANE METHENY
IRON CITY, Tenn. - Mary Jane "Janie" Metheny, 61, former local resident, died at 4 a.m. Monday at her residence. She had been suffering from a terminal illness.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Saturday following cremation. The service will be at the Ed Lee Mortuary with interment in St. John's Cemetery. The Rev. Lyle Rasmussen will officiate. Friends may call from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
She was born on Oct. 17, 1938, in Daviess County, to Lloyd and Lorraine (Harbstreit) Burris. Her father preceded her in death, while her mother, Lorraine Hook, survives in Washington. Her husband, John Metheny, also preceded her in death.
Metheny was a clerk for the United Parcel Service while a Washington resident. Also, she was educated in local schools. She was a Stateline Church member in Iron City, Tenn.
Also surviving are: two daughters, Sheila Wade, Plainville and Cindy Kemp, Newburgh; a son, Steven Metheny, Iron City, Tenn.; nine grandchildren and a sister, Connie June Schaffer, Clinton, Ohio.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Anthony, James and Kenneth Metheny and a brother, Robert L. Burris.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Daviess County Hospice.
(Feb. 7, 2000)

MARILYN MIZE
Marilyn Mize, 79, died at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Center, Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. until service time Friday.
She was born on March 26, 1920, in Daviess County, to Joseph and Bertha (Meyers) Montgomery. She married Donald R. Mize on July 12, 1941 and he preceded her in death on July 10, 1986.
Mize, a 1938 Loogootee High School graduate, was a retired office manager of Washington office of CATV for 16 years. She was also a United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are two sisters, Natalie Baker and Joann Dant, both of Washington.
(Feb. 8, 2000)

FUNERALS

MILDRED RUMBLE
The funeral for Mildred G. Rumble was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton officiated. Pallbearers were: Kerry Rumble, Tracy Rumble, Ronald Rumble, Phill Cornelius, Anthony Rumble and Mark Jones.

MAXINE GAINES
The funeral for Vonnie Maxine Gaines was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Russ Stone, Bryan Stone, Wayne Stone, Bill Stone, Albert Meyer and Allen Stone.

RUTH KEITH-ROACH
The funeral for Ruth Keith-Roach was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mike Keith, Andrew Mattingly, Rick Mattingly, Jarit Keith, William Harmon and Sam Clark. Honorary pallbearers were: Sandra Lents, Pam Harmon, Donita Mattingly and Kara Carpenter.

HARLAND OSMON
The funeral for Harland D. Osmon was at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Plainville Christian Church. Bros. Jonathan Ingram and Don Smith officiated. Interment was in Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gordon Fisher, Larry Callison, Ben Harkness, Matt O'Connor, John Crooks and Ed Ryan. Honorary pallbearers were: Jim Englehart, Norman Eaton, Bill Slatton, Paul Morgan, Gordon Osmon, Gene Eaton, Olive Lawyer, Joe Berry, Bill Miles, Josh Ryan and Dee Ryan.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 8, 2000

OSCAR DAVIS
VINCENNES - Oscar Donald "Pops" Davis, 71, died at 6:07 p.m. Sunday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Gardener-Brockman Funeral Home with interment to follow at Wheatland Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born to George W. and Alice (Wright) Davis, on Feb. 5, 1929, in Vincennes. They preceded him in death. He married Helen Louise McClure in 1984 and she preceded him in death.
Davis was retired from Prestolite. He was also a Ridgecrest Baptist Church, American Legion and UAW member.
Surviving are: two sons, Jeffrey and William Davis, both of Vincennes; a brother, George Davis, Wheatland; a sister, Hazel Hendrixson, Wheatland; three grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
(Feb. 6, 2000)

TOLAN GLADISH
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Tolan E. Gladish, 70, died at 8:40 a.m. Sunday at his residence.
The funeral will be at the Moss Vester Funeral Home at 2 p.m. Thursday with Bro. Ben Bean officiating. Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1929, in Petersburg, to Orval E. and Hazel (King) Gladish. He married Wilma Stanley on Sept. 13, 1950 and she survives.
Gladish was retired from the New York Central Railroad and also as a barber. He was a Bethany Christian Church of Montgomery member and attended Largo (Fla.) Christian Church.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Toni Davis, Evansville; Linda Barber, Sumner, Ill. and Rosetta Custer, Clearwater, Fla.; a brother, Stephen Gladish, Montgomery; a sister, Janis Wininger, Washington, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
(Feb. 6, 2000)

WILBUR PIERSON
SMYRNA, Ga. - Wilbur "Joe" H. Pierson, 55, formerly of Washington, died of natural causes Jan. 10 at his residence.
He was born on Feb. 4, 1944.
Pierson was a systems analyst with Coca-Cola and was a U.S. Naval veteran.
He is survived by: a daughter, Stephanie Wininger, Montgomery; two sons, Stephen Pierson, Washington and James Pierson, Vincennes; his mother, Mildred Ferri, Marianna, Fla.; two sisters, Patricia Basford, Marianna, Fla. and Denise Paget, Fords, N.J. and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father, Wilbur R. Pierson and a son, Curtis Pierson. His aunt, Susan Reynolds, Washington, also preceded him in death.
(Jan. 10, 2000)

RAY SIMS
ODON - Ray Sims, 91, died at 11:45 p.m. Monday at the Ketchem Memorial Nursing Center. He was in failing health for a few months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
He was born on April 17, 1908, in Daviess County, to Emerson and Ida (Laughlin) Sims. He married Louise Osborn on March 20, 1945 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 9, 1996.
Sims, lifelong community resident, worked at Dearman & Co. Maxon Construction Co. in building NAD Crane and continued to work for the Navy until retirement. He also owned and operated the Homestead Restaurant and worked as a carpenter into his 80s. He was an Odon United Methodist member and served many years on the Volunteer Fire Department. Furthermore, he was an active member of the Odon Lions Club, where he served various club offices and was a ground keeper until 1996.
Surviving are: a daughter, Beverly Wadsworth, Odon; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; a twin brother, Fay "Pete" Sims, Odon; three brothers, George and Keith Sims and Bill Hubler, all of Odon and two sisters, Opal Petty, Washington and Maysel Firestone, Odon.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Orin, Noel, Carl and Ira "Bud" Sims and a sister, Zelda Tomey.
(Feb. 7, 2000)

FUNERALS

OLIVE FERGUSON
The funeral for Olive Ferguson was at 11 a.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery. Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiated.

ELIZABETH TRAMBAUGH
The funeral for Elizabeth "Libby" Trambaugh was at 11 a.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Mt. Union Cemetery, Loogootee. The Rev. Howard Wardrip officiated. Pallbearers were: Danny Trambaugh, Tony Trambaugh, Tom Taylor, Greg Taylor, Wayne Souerdike, Matt Harshaw, Charlie Davis and Mark Taylor. Honorary pallbearers were: Ron Dougherty, Billy Joe Clark, Gib Wininger, Marty Davis, Jim Chandler and Gil Martin.

KENNETH SCOTT
The funeral for Kenneth J. Scott was at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Revs. Don Techenor and Bill Ledgerwood officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Charles Merryfield, Rex Stafford, Odis Wagner, David Cook, Lou Wallace and Carl Arford.

CLARA COMBS
The funeral for Clara Combs was at 10 a.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial was in Spring Hill Cemetery. Merle Mullens officiated. Pallbearers were: Corkie Holt, Robert Holt, William David Combs, Ray Combs, Lawrence Holt Jr. and Frank Campbell.

REIKO HALL
The funeral for Reiko Hall was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiated. Entombment was at the Sugarland Memory Garden mausoleum. Pallbearers were her grandsons: Michael Hall, Matthew Hall, Barry Shaw and Chris Shaw.

DALLAS WISE
Graveside funeral services for Dallas Wise were at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bethany Cemetery. Pat Arthur officiated.
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 7, 2000

HARRY NEUKAM
JASPER - Harry J. Neukam, 87, Jasper, died at 2:40 p.m. Sunday at the Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. John's Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads, with the Rev. Tom Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Born April 23, 1912, in Dubois, he was the son of John D. and Margaret (Hemmerlein) Neukam.
A retired Martin County farmer, he had served two terms as Martin County Assessor and worked for the Indiana State Highway Department. He was a member of St. John's Lutheran Church and the Indiana County Assessors Association.
Survivors include his wife, Meta (Buchta) Neukam, whom he married on Oct. 17, 1939 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Haysville; a daughter, Dorothy Sullivan, Jasper; three sons, Richard Neukam, Jasper, Russell Neukam, Huntingburg and John Neukam, Loogootee; 12 grandchildren; one step grandchild; three great-grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren. A son, Gary Neukam; two sisters, Ardella and Lydia Neukam, who died in infancy and three brothers, Elmer, Willis and Henry Neukam are deceased.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church.
(Feb. 6, 2000)

PHYLLIS McANINCH
BLOOMINGTON - Phyllis A. (Wilson Pete) McAninch, 69, formerly of Indianapolis died of natural causes Saturday at her residence.
A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Conkle Funeral Home, Lynhurst Chapel and the funeral service will be at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will be at the Macedonia Cemetery, Hendricks County.
Calling will be at the funeral home Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m.
McAninch was the retired owner of M.&R. Livestock Company in Indianapolis. She retired in 1988 and the company is not longer in business. She was also a St. Charles Catholic Church, Bloomington, member.
Surviving are: three daughters, Patti Burch, Loogootee; Teri Ryan, Bloomington and Donna Farrow, LaGrange, Ky.; two sons, Theodore C. McAninch II, Jasper and David McAninch, Zionsville and 21 grandchildren. Her husband, Theodore C. McAninch Jr. and a son, Jim McAninch, both preceded her in death.
Memorial contributions may be made to the America Lung Association or American Diabetes Association.
(Feb. 5, 2000)

MAXINE GAINES
OAKLAND CITY - Maxine Gaines, 74, died of renal failure Friday at the Evansville Deaconess Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the funeral home and from 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1925, in Pike County, to Marquis Henry and Mary Martha (Hollon) Stone. She married Robert L. Gaines and he preceded her in death on Sept. 4, 1984.
Gaines was a Women of the Moose member in Petersburg.
Surviving are: two daughters, Roberta Meyer, Stendal and Beth Ann Murray, Boulder City, Nev.; a stepdaughter, Janice Greene, Terre Haute; two brothers, Wayne and Russell Stone, both of Petersburg; a sister, Norma Jean Kinman, Las Vegas, Nev.; two grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren and seven stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Carroll Stone.
Memorials may be made to the Oakland City Golf Course.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

MARGARET BETTOURNA
BICKNELL - Margaret (Campbell) Bettourna, 82, died at 4:30 a.m. Saturday at the Freelandville Community Home.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church Chapel in Bicknell with burial at the Bicknell Memorial cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home. The Rev. Jerry LeBraun will officiate.
She was born on Sept. 23, 1917, in Bicknell, where she lived most of her life. Her first husband, William Campbell, whom she married on Oct. 10, 1939, died on Nov. 11, 1958. She married Gordon Bettourna, Chicago, in 1960 and he preceded her in death in 1975.
Bettourna was retired from Sears in Chicago, where she served as the purchasing manager of cosmetics in the store. She had also been employed at the Clothes Line in Bicknell after retirement. She was a member of the Bicknell United Methodist Church and a Bicknell High School 1936 graduate. She was also a member and past president of Delta Theta Tau.
Survivors include: her son, William Lawrence Campbell, Littleon, Colo. and her brother, Bill McMahon.
(Feb. 5, 2000)

EDITH FLECK-WEBSTER
Edith Marie Fleck-Webster, 82, Vincennes, died at 9:05 a.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Extended Care, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, with Larry Provines officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Born April 20, 1917, in Knox County, she was the daughter of Edward and Effie (Roney) Fleck.
She had worked at Hamilton Glass. Following her retirement, she worked at the Uniform Shop in Vincennes. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Vincennes.
Her husband Charles K. Webster, whom she married on April 17, 1938, died on April 29, 1964.
Survivors include four daughters, Phyllis Webster, Janice Patterson and Pat Provines, all of Vincennes, and Peggy Jones of Fort Myers, Fla.; a son, Charles Webster of Washington; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
(Feb. 6, 2000)

HARLAND OSMON
Harland D. Osmon, 86, Rt. 3, died at 12:30 a.m. Saturday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Plainville Christian Church. Bros. Johathan Ingram and Don Smith will officiate. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon and from 10 a.m. until service time at the church of Tuesday.
He was born on Sept. 21, 1913, in Daviess County, to Homer and Clodie (Wadsworth) Osmon. He married Virginia Sears on Oct. 30, 1937 and she survives.
Osmon was a farmer and Plainvile Christian Church member. He was also a lifelong community resident.
Surviving are: a son, Jerry Osmon, Odon; a daughter, Marilyn Nichols, Plainville; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two brothers, Jack Osmon, Plainville and Homer Osmon Jr., Lake Albert, Fla. and a sister, Virginia Paulin, Hindsdale.
He was also preceded in death by a sister, Wannita Smith and three brothers, Kermit, Rex and Bill Osmon.
(Feb. 5, 2000)

MILDRED RUMBLE
PETERSBURG - Mildred G. Rumble, 87, died at 4:55 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pastor Paul Newton will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight and Tuesday from 8 a.m. until services at the funeral home. Rebeckah's service will be at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on April 20, 1912, in Knox County, to Peter and Shirly (Norton) Cardinal. She married Orace L. Rumble and he preceded her in death on June 2, 1977.
Rumble was a 50-year Rebeckah member and attended the Free Methodist Church.
Surviving are: two sons, Wayne Rumble, Greenwood and Orace Lee Rumble, Indianapolis; three brothers, William Cardinal, Olney, Ill; David Cardinal, Sun City, West Ariz. and Robert Cardinal, Oroville, Calif.; four sisters, Vera Cornelius, Loogootee; Elizabeth Helm, New Concord, Ky.; Kathy Allison, Valley Park, Mo. and Martha Paxton, Greenville, Ky.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Orville, Joseph and Leon Cardinal.
(Feb. 3, 2000)

RUTH KEITH-ROACH
EVANSVILLE - Ruth Keith-Roach, 79, died at 6:40 p.m. Friday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Ben Bean will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight. Memorial Eastern Star services will be at 7 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 22, 1920, in Daviess County, to Lawrence and Pearl Elizabeth (Allen) Day. She married William H. Keith on May 22, 1938 and he preceded her in death on April 29, 1963. She later married Henry Roach on Feb. 21, 1970 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 25, 1999.
Roach was an office clerk at Montgomery Ward and later at NWSC Crane. She was educated at Washington High School. Also, she was an Eastern Star and Bethany Christian Church member.
Surviving are: two sons, Jarit and Darell Keith, both of Washington; two stepdaughters, Karen Bleuel, Nicholasville, Ky. and Colleen Clark, Casselberry, Fla.; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; five stepgrandchildren; a sister, Mary Ellen Richard, Washington and a brother, Charles Dean Day, Decatur, Ill.
A brother, Roy Allen Day, preceded her in death.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

FUNERALS

GRACE HOWELL
The funeral for Grace M. Howell was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Steve Howell officiated. Interment was at Waggoner Chapel Cemetery, Shoals. Pallbearers were: Carl Tow, Dr. Ray Howell, Kenny Howell, Kriss Howell, Mark Hardwick and Phillip Hardwick.

LLOYD MAY
Service for Lloyd May was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Oak Grove Cemetery. Rev. John Thompson officiated. Pallbearers: Asil May, C.V. Burgess, Art Hudson, Dale Ashby, Bob Stanton and Philip May. American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors. Serving were: Norman Hoover, Joe Purcell, Oliver Coers, George Talley, Harold Morrison, Carl Fox, Burel Lemon, Ralph Fox, Bill Stader, James Healy, Charles Hamm, Robert Paul, Carmin Schnarr, John Chestnut, Mike Overton and Mike Green.

JODIE DOYLE
Jodie Marie Doyle's funeral was conducted today at St. John Catholic Church. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Casey Gee, Aaron Lewis, Eric Qualkenbush, Brandon Crowder, Jeremy Terry and Dave Hovis. Honorary pallbearers were Marcus and Kari Tow.

MILDRED McKINNEY
Mildred McKinney's funeral was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. John Thompson officiated. Pallbearers were: Steve Bouchie, James Edwards, Steve Edwards, Bill Waggoner, Gus Waggoner and Charlie Watkins.

JOSEPH MARCZAK
The funeral for Joseph V. "Joe" Marczak was at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Saturday, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Frank Renner officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Paul Marczak, Walt Kurczak, Hilbert Volle, Chad Kurczak, Gordon Stinebaugh and Ryan Marczak. Honorary pallbearers were Frank Marczak, Walter Vingis and Edward F. Mason.
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 5, 2000

JODIE MARIE DOYLE
SHOALS - Jodie Marie Doyle, 18, Rt. 2, Shoals, died at 8:10 a.m. Friday from injuries received in an automobile accident.
A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Burial will be in St. Martin Catholic Cemetery in Whitfield.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A prayer service will be conducted at the funeral home at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Born Sept. 11, 1981, in Washington, she was the daughter of Thomas and Alisa (Shoultz) Doyle.
A senior at Shoals High School, she was vice-president of her class. She was a member of St. Martin Catholic Church in Whitfield and was a member of the U.S. Army Reserves. She was employed at the Loogootee Dollar General Store.
Survivors include her parents of Shoals, a twin sister, Becky Doyle at home; a brother, Tony Doyle at home; and a maternal grandfather, Maurice Shoultz of Loogootee.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

GRACE HOWELL
EVANSVILLE - Grace Edna Howell, 88, died at 7:20 p.m. Thursday at the Brentwood Nursing and Rehab Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals, with the Rev. Steven Howell officiating. Interment will be at Wagners Chapel Cemetery, Shoals.
Visitation will be from 1 to 5 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on Feb. 12, 1911. Her husband, Lewis, preceded her in death in 1993.
Howell was a Crystal (Ind.) Church member. Also, she and her husband farmed in Lost River Township for 45 years.
Surviving are: three sons, Carl L. Howell, Evansville; Dr. Ray Howell, Coatesville and Clarence Howell, West Baden; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
(Feb. 3, 2000)

REIKO HALL
BLOOMINGTON - Reiko Hall, 70, 601 S.E. First St., died at 2:56 p.m. Thursday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel, with the Rev. Steve Kaetzel officiating. Entombment will be at the Sugarland Memory Garden mausoleum.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after noon on Monday until service time.
She was born on Sept. 26, 1929, in Takasaki, Japan, to Naoki and Rin Nakahara. She married Jack N. Hall in 1955 and he survives.
Hall, a Takasak ( Japan) High School graduate, was a waitress for 35 years at Troy's, Hillies and retired from the Elks. She was also an Eagles Auxiliary member.
Also surviving are: a daughter, Diana Neukam, Washington; two sons, Tom Hall, Washington and Mike Hall, Elletsville; four granddaughters; four grandsons; two stepgrandchildren; a great-granddaughter; a stepgreat-granddaughter; a sister and two brothers, in Japan.
She was preceded in death by a son, William Hall and a sister.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

CLARA M. COMBS
SHOALS - Clara M. Combs, 56, Rt. 2 Shoals, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Born May 11, 1943, in Martin County, she was the daughter of Sherman Holt and Josephine (Moffitt) Holt Combs. She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband Robert E. Combs, whom she married on Dec. 24, 1958; one son, Steven E. Combs of Commins, Ga.; six brothers, Lawrence Holt, James "Teddy" Holt, Robert Dale Holt, Bernard "Corkie" Holt, and Ray L. Combs, all of Shoals; and William "David" Combs of Virginia; one sister, Ruby "Sue" Campbell of Shoals; and a grandmother, Clara Brothers of Loogootee.
Two daughters, Peggy R. Combs and Sherry L. Combs are deceased.
(Feb. 4, 2000)
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 4, 2000

NOTICES

MILDRED RUMBLE
PETERSBURG - Mildred G. Rumble, 87, died at 4:55 p.m. Thursday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg.
(Feb. 3, 2000)

CLARA COMBS
SHOALS - Clara M. Combs, 56, died at 2:40 this morning at her residence. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

REIKO HALL
BLOOMINGTON - Reiko Hall, 70, died at 2:56 p.m. Thursday at the Bloomington Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 4, 2000)

OBITS

DALLAS WISE
Dallas Wise, 76, Rt. 2, Box 269, died at 3:43 a.m. Thursday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Bethany Cemetery. Pastor James Payton will officiate.
There will be no visitation.
She was born on June 3, 1923, in Daviess County, to Joseph and Glenda (Dillon) Tewell. She married Oran M. Wise, on Feb. 11, 1951 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 8, 1988.
Wise was a Maysville United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are: her son, Terry Wise, Washington and a brother, Donald Ray Tewell, Washington.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph W. and Elbert C. Tewell.
(Feb. 3, 2000)

OLIVE FERGUSON
Olive Ferguson, 94, Washington, died at 2:50 p.m. Thursday at the Hospitality House, Bedford. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in the Bethel Cemetery. Cliff Woodrum will officiate.
Friends may call from 9 a.m. until service time Monday.
She was born on Sept. 20, 1905, in Martin County, to William Elmer and Ada (White) Ferguson.
Ferguson was a laundry aide at the Daviess County Hospital and a homemaker. She was also a First Christian Church member.
Surviving are several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by seven brothers, Forrest, John, Kenneth, Dale, Donnie, Leland and Dee Ferguson; a sister, Fern Deford and a niece.
(Feb. 3, 2000)

FUNERALS

HELEN CARLISLE
The funeral for Helen Doris Carlisle was at 1 this afternoon at the McClure Funeral Home. Interment was in the Bruceville Cemetery. The Rev. Glenn Turner officiated. Pallbearers were: Gibson Carlisle Sr., Gibson Carlisle Jr., Jeff Carlisle, James Carlisle, John Carlisle and Jerrod Carlisle.

LOIS SCRAPER
The funeral for Lois Jane Scraper was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Cynthia Jennison officiated. Pallbearers were: David Reed, Bryce Klueh, Bob Brinkmeyer, Mike Malotte, Tyler Klueh and Fred Malotte.
 
 

Obituaries and Funerals February 3, 2000

LLOYD MAY
Lloyd Eugene May, 70, 1300 McCormick Avenue, died at 11:47 p.m. Tuesday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. John Thompson will officiate. American Legion and VFW will accord full military honors at graveside.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on June 15, 1929, in Daviess County, to Oreta (Kinnaman) and Robert May Jr.
May was retired from the B&O and CSX Railroad and he was a World War II Navy veteran. Also, he was a VFW and American Legion member and had attended Washington High School and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Surviving are: a daughter, Marcia Lindley, Delray Beach, Fla.; a son, Randy May, Boynton Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren and a great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marjorie.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

MILDRED McKINNEY
Mildred Emma McKinney, 90, formerly of Sunset Towers, died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Washington Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be in the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday until service time.
She was born on May 19, 1909, in Washington, to John S. and Elnora (Summers) Beckett. She married John Roy McKinney on Nov. 1, 1927 and he preceded her in death in 1971.
McKinney worked at the Reliance Mfg. Co. for 15 years and later at RCA in Indianapolis for 17 years. She had attended Washington schools and Wesley United Methodist Church.
Surviving are: a son, Samuel R. McKinney, Divide, Colo.; a grandson and a brother, Jesse Brunner Jr., Pensacola, Fla.
She was also preceded in death by two grandsons, two sisters and two brothers.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

JOSEPH MARCZAK
BICKNELL - Joseph V. “Joe” Marczak, 82, died at 3:07 a.m. Wednesday at the Good Samaritan Hospital.
There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Philip Neri Catholic Church, Saturday, at 10 a.m. The Rev. Frank Renner will officiate with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday. A vigil service will be at 8:30 p.m. at the funeral home with the Rev. Renner officiating.
He was born on Dec. 23, 1917, in Bicknell, to John and Sophia (Jablonski) Marczak. He was married to Gertrude Volle for 40 years.
Marczak retired in 1980, after 30 years, from the ordinance department at Naval Surface Weapons Support Center at Crane. He was a St. Philip Neri Catholic Church member and served in the Army during World War II. He had lived in Bicknell most of his life.
Surviving are: three sons, Dennis and Douglas Marczak, both of Bicknell and Daniel Marczak, Vincennes; a brother, Frank Marczak, Bicknell; eight grandchildren and a great-grandson.
A sister, Helen Conrad, preceded her in death.
(Feb. 2, 2000)

HELEN CARLISLE
BICKNELL - Helen Doris Carlisle, 77, died at 12:45 a.m. Wednesday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home, Interment will be in the Bruceville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on Sept. 28, 1922, in Bicknell, to Mike and Ora (Reynolds) Michalos. She married Gibson C. “Gib” Carlisle on Oct. 17, 1940 and he survives.
Carlisle was a homemaker and lifetime Bicknell resident.
Also surviving are: a son, Gibson Carlisle Jr., Petersburg; three sisters, Betty Hall and Crevia Saucerman, both of Bicknell and Dessie Cargal, Connersville; a brother, John Michalos, Bicknell; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
A brother preceded her in death.
(Feb. 2, 2000)

FUNERAL

ELDON HOUCHINS
The funeral for Eldon L. Houchins was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in the Walnut Hill Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Johnny Sliger officiated. Pallbearers were: Pamela Stafford, Tracy Houchins, Jeffrey Stafford, Amy Houchins, Angie Houchins and Brian Houchins.

Obituaries and Funerals February 2, 2000

NOTICES

MILDRED McKINNEY
Mildred McKinney, 90, died at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Washington Nursing Center.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

LLOYD MAY
Lloyd Eugene May, 70, 1300 McCormick Avenue, died at 11:47 p.m. Monday at the Daviess Community Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(Jan. 31, 2000)

OBITS

LOIS SCRAPER
PETERSBURG-Lois Malotte Scraper, 75, died due to complications of Alzheimer's Disease at 8:30 p.m. Monday at The Oaks at Forsyth Nursing Home, Winston-Salem, N.C.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 1:30 p.m. Interment will be in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from noon until services Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born in Petersburg, on May 4, 1924, to Fred and Jessie (Wyatt) Malotte. She married Donald O. Scraper and he preceded her in death on Jan. 6, 1983.
Scraper was a First United Methodist Church, Petersburg, member and had attended Hendrix College in Little Rock, Ark.
Surviving are: two daughters, Marcia Kay Jones, Cary, N.C. and Janet Lee Schonhofen, Winston-Salem, N.C.; a brother, Wayne Malotte, Petersburg; a sister, Mary Markham, Evansville and a grandson.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pike County Hospice or Alzheimer's Association.
(Jan. 31, 2000)

LENIS BAKER
HAYSVILLE-Lenis W. Baker, 79, died of cancer at 4:55 a.m. Thursday at his residence.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haysville with burial to follow in St. Paul's Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate. VFW Post No. 673 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from 10 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Church in Haysville until the 11 a.m. service.
He was born in Haysville, on July 1, 1920, to Harry and Evelyn (Hoffman) Baker. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Haysville. He married Melba Breitwieser on Nov. 22, 1945. She survives.
Baker was retired from the Crane Naval Depot and was a World War II Army veteran. He was a St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Haysville member and served on the church council for seven years. Also, he was a VFW Post No. 673 member and served on the VFW Rifle Squad.
Others surviving are: two daughters, Rebecca Hall, Jeffersonville and Margaret Baker, Avon and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Mary Ann Baker.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Haysville or to the St. Joseph Family Hospice.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

ELIZABETH TRAMBAUGH
LOOGOOTEE -- Elizabeth "Libby" Trambaugh, 80, died at 8:30 p.m. Thursday.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be in the Mt. Union Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 11, 1919, in Martin County, to Willard and Madge (Morris) Swayze. She married Willard Trambaugh on April 8, 1945 and he preceded her in death in 1990.
Trambaugh was retired from Perfect Fit after 20 years. She was also a Shoals American Legion Auxiliary Post 61 member.
Surviving are: a daughter, Noreen Trambaugh, Loogootee; a son, Steve Trambaugh, Loogootee; three sisters, Dorothy Souerdike and Hildred Harshaw, both of Loogootee and Barbara Eichmiller, Cannelburg; a brother, Richard Swayze, Loogootee; a grandson; two stepgrandchildren; a great-granddaughter and four stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Loren and Hubert Swayze and a sister, Merledean Henry.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

KENNETH SCOTT
ODON- Kenneth J. Scott, 89, died at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon. The Revs. Don Techenor and Bill Ledgerwood will officiate. Interment will be in the Walnut Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Masonic memorial service will be at 7 p.m.
He was born on June 19, 1920, in Newburgh, N.Y., to Arnold and Louise (Plumstead) Deyo. He married Edith Sears on Nov. 2, 1944 and she survives.
Scott worked at the ordinance department for 36 years as general foreman at NWSC Crane. He retired in 1971. He was a 50-year Masonic Lodge No. 303 AM and FM member and a U.S. Navy veteran. Also, he was a National Riffle Association, Federation of Government Employees Local No. 1415, Crane and Odon First Christian Church member. He had been a community member since 1942.
Surviving are: two sons, James K. Scott, Chicago, Ill. and Daniel E. Scott, Sarasota, Fla.; a daughter, Sharon A. Chambers, Odon; four grandchildren; five sisters, Harriett Lee, N. Liberty; Jean Jackson, Montgomery, Ala.; Marion Owen, Wappingers Falls, N.Y.; Edith Redner and Alberta Colvin, both of Newburgh, N.Y. and three brothers, Roger Deyo, Montgomery, Ala.; Arnold and Chancy Deyo, both of Newburgh, N.Y.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant sister.
(Feb. 1, 2000)

HAZEL GREEN
ODON - Hazel Agnes Green, 95, died at 7:38 p.m. Monday at the Ketchem Memorial Center. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Luke Fundamental Episcopal Church. Interment will be in the New Auburn Cemetery, Auburn, Calif. Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Odon, was in charge of local arrangements.
She was born on April 2, 1904, in Necada, Wis., to Antone and Ana Marie (Madsen) Christensen. They preceded her in death. Her first husband, Linus Leonell Vieira, died on June 19, 1970. She later married Arnold Roloff, who also preceded her in death and then was united in marriage to Arnold Green, who preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1995.
Green was a homemaker and Fundamental Episcopal Church member.
Surviving are: two daughters, Karen Lynne Buys, Odon and Susan Irene Dorcich, Apotos, Calif.; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and a sister, Irene Sorenson, Santa Ana, Calif.
She was also preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
(Jan. 31, 2000)

FUNERALS

EARL CLEMENTS
The funeral for Earl "Chink" Clements was at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will officiated with interment in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Rickey Clements, Dick Eskew, Terry Hill, Bill Klem, James Bogard and Charles Pride. American Legion and VFW accorded full military honors at graveside. Serving were: Norman Hoover, Joe Purcell, Oliver Coers, George Talley, Burl Lemon, Billie Stader, James R. Healy, James F. Healy, Carman Schnarr, John Chestnut, Jack Anderson, Charles Hamm and Carl Fox.

ROBERT BATH
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Simon's Church for the funeral of Robert L. Bath. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. John's Cemetery. Pallbearers were: his three sons, Ron Bath, Bob Bath and Rob Bath, along with, Bob Brewer, David Hasler and Dick Burris. The honorary pallbearers were Ron Newton and Rob Schipp.


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