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May 29, 1998
Obituaries
JAMES EICHMILLER
HAYSVILLE-James C. Eichmiller, 70, died at 10 a.m. Wednesday from injuries sustained in a two semi-truck collision on Hwy. 231 south on Wednesday morning.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Christ Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial to follow in Community Cemetery in Haysville. The Rev. Timothy Kraemer will officiate. American Legion Post #147 of Jasper will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call from noon to 9 p.m. Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper. Memorial services will be at 8 p.m. Saturday by Masonic Line Lodge 743 F&AM in Jasper.
He was born in Haysville on June 12, 1927 to Arloe and Emily (Hacker) Eichmiller. He married Clara Wening on June 12, 1952 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Haysville. She survives.
Eichmiller was a retired rural postal mail carrier for 26 years and World War II Army veteran. He was a member of the Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville; American Legion Post #147; Masonic Line Lodge 742 F&AM; the Hadi Shrine and the Scottish Rite, both of Evansville. He also served as past master of the Masonic Line Lodge in Jasper.
Also surviving are three daughters, Luetta Beckman and Mary Murke, both of Jasper; Martha Sanders, Stockbridge, Ga.; two sons, John and George Eichmiller, both of Haysville and 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Lewis Eichmiller.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Church or the Shriner Children’s Hospital.
(May 27, 1998)

OLIVE WIREY
PETERSBURG-Olive Wirey, 78, died at her daughter’s residence in Petersburg Thursday at 7:25 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Herschel Williams officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9 a.m. until services at the funeral home.
She was born in Pike County to Harrison and Oma (Loveless) White on July 22, 1919. She married Melvin E. Wirey and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 1970.
Also surviving are a son, Monte Wirey, Haubstadt; a daughter, Judy Craig, Petersburg; a brother, Clarence White, Mooresville; three sisters, Catherine Coan, Petersburg and Velma White and Thelma Whitehouse, both of Franscio; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, Harold, Kenneth, Burl and Roscoe White and a sister, Gussie Amos.
(May 28, 1998)

MORRIS CHESTNUT
TELL CITY-Morris L. Chestnut, 52, died of natural causes at 12:45 a.m. Thursday at Owensboro-Mercy Health Systems in Owensboro, Ky.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Huber Funeral Home, Tell City Chapel, with burial in St. Mary Cemetery at Tell City. The Rev. Isaac McDaniel will officiate. The American Legion Post #213 will conduct military graveside rites.
Friends may call from 2 to 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. until service time Saturday at the funeral home. Knights of Columbus will conduct memorial services at 7:30 tonight.
He was born on Dec. 17, 1945 in Odon to Dewey and Hazel (Funcannon) Chestnut. He married Janna Patterson on April 11, 1970 in Washington and she survives.
Chestnut had been an United States Postal Services employee for 33 years and had been Postmaster at the Tell City office since 1981. He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus Council #1172 and Loyal Order of the Moose #1424. He was also an Air Force veteran and member of American Legion Post #213 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2939.
Also, surviving are a daughter, Holly Chestnut, Tobinsport, Ind.; a son, Lee B. Chestnut, Tell City; his mother, Hazel, Odon and two brothers, Ivis Chestnut, Odon and John Chestnut, Linton.
He was preceded in death by his father, a sister, Marilyn Styron and two brothers, Raymond and William Chestnut.
(May 28, 1998)

Funerals
MARGARET HENIN
The funeral for Margaret Henin was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Pastor Mike Warner and the Rev. Kenneth Phillips officiated. Interment was in Mt. Union Cemetery, Loogootee. Pallbearers were: Kenneth L. Phillips, Monty Wolf, John Phillips, Corbet Wolf, David Byers and Danny Clark.

JAMES MOSBY
The funeral for James V. Mosby was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday at 11 a.m. Pastor Steve Fredrick officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.

BRISCO TROUTMAN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church for the funeral for Brisco Troutman with Fr. Ronald Zgunda as celebrant. Bro. Ben Ray Bean participated in the closing ceremonies. Interment was in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Larry and Fred Smith, Joe Johnson, Norman and Alex Troutman and Don Wininger. Full military honors were accorded by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

HARVEY CANDLER
The funeral for Harvey C. Candler was at Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack B. Haskins officiating. Interment was in Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale, with military graveside rites by the Vincennes VFW and American Legion. Pallbearers were: Rick Cutsinger, James Gibson, Robert Cutsinger, Jerry Harris, Eugene Cutsinger, Melvin Harris and John Cutsinger.


May 28, 1998
Obituaries
BARBARA BIRD
PETERSBURG-Barbara J. Bird, 69, died at 9:41 a.m. Tuesday following an automobile accident at Hwy. 50-57 in Washington.
Burial will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow, at a later date. There will be no services or visitation. Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born in Pike County on June 14, 1928 to Walter and Elsie Merle (Conrad) Deffendoll.
Surviving is a brother, James W. Deffendoll, Winslow.
(May 26, 1998)
JAMES BRISCOE
HILLSBORO, Ohio-James Walter Briscoe, 86, formerly of Shoals, died at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Oakland Nursing Center in Hillsboro, Ohio.
A funeral mass will be conducted Saturday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Shoals with Fr. Leo Kiesel officiating. Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
He was born on Feb. 10, 1912 in Shoals to Arthur B. and Nellie M. (Tranter) Briscoe. He married Anna Marie Sweeney on June 18, 1946 in Dayton, Ohio and she survives.
Briscoe, an Oaktown High School graduate, was an assistant post master in Shoals from 1934 to 1939 and 1939 to 1963 he was project and supervisory engineer at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio. He was a test specification analyst for Potter and Brumfield in Princeton from 1963 until his retirement in 1974. He also graduated from Coyne Electrical, Chicago, Ill.; RCA Institutes, New York, N.Y. and the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis) with a degree in aeronautical electronics. He was a member of the Catholic faith.
Also surviving is a brother, Arthur B. Briscoe, San Marcas, Calif.
(May 27, 1998)

FARREL FEGAN
SAN DIEGO, Calif.-Farrel Joseph Fegan died May 16 in San Diego, Calif.
Service and burial was at Glenn Abby in Bonita, Calif.
He was the son of Joseph H. and Margie (Craney) Fegan, Loogootee. They survive.
He is also survived by six siblings, Josette Guajardo, Hillcrest, Calif.; Gary Fegan, Frenchtown, Mt.; Mary Conklin, La Mesa, Calif.; Monica Conklin, Sunnyvale, Calif.; Kellie Roas, El Cajon, Calf. and Colin Fegan, Ramona, Calif.
Fegan was a lifelong San Diego resident and professional painter.
(May 16, 1998)

Funerals
SHERIDEN CROW
The funeral for Sheriden J. Crow was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with the Rev. Larry Johnson officiating. Pallbearers were: Bill Crow, Barry Murray, Tim Crow, Mike Sturgeon, Robert Murray and Jim Fisher.
LYNN JONES
The funeral for Lynn L. Jones was at the Ed Lee Mortuary Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Revs. David Harker and Bill Malott officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Chris Phillips, Kevin Jones, Billy Crosby, Danny Waller and John and Mark Wilz. Flag presentation ceremonies were conducted by the American Legion-VFW Honor Guard.

DOROTHY STEER
The funeral for Dorothy Steer was at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Cynthia Jennison officiating. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Tom Cambron, Don Price, Keith Steer, Bob Beament, Kent Steer and John L. Cannavan.

May 27, 1998
Obituaries
JOHN MEMERING
Leroy John Memering, 77, Rt. 3, Box 62, State Road 57 North, died in the Daviess County Hospital emergency room Tuesday at 2 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Thomas Settlemyre, George Karl and Steven Hency will officiate. Interment will be at Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday.
He was born on Oct. 16, 1920 in Knox County to Herman and Katherine A. (Schwab) Memering. His wife of 59 years, Freida Berdine Osborne Memering, survives in Washington.
Memering was a farmer for 50 years and an active member at the First Church of God, Vincennes. He had attended Vincennes schools. He was also a World War II Army Veteran in the 191st Tank in Europe. He was involved in various organizations including board of church trustees; church building fund member; REMC director for 31 years and had many offices; Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperatives Board of Directors for 23 years and served as secretary and treasurer; various farm organizations; school bus driver for 25 years and Holocaust Memorial Foundation charter member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Joyce E. Arthur, Rt. 3; a son, Gerry G. Memering, Washington; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a sister, Clementine Feagans, Vincennes and a brother, F. Joseph Memering, Vincennes.
He was also preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the First Church of God, Vincennes, building fund or American Heart Association.
(May 26, 1998)
HAROLD FIELDS
Harold “Ike” Fields, 80, 2422 Wayside Drive, died at 12:35 p.m. Monday at his residence. He was in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Simon’s Church. Interment will be at the St. John’s Cemetery. Fr. David Martin will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. There will be a Christian wake service at 6 p.m. on Thursday.
He was born on Nov. 6, 1917 in Washington to George L. and Bertha L. (Mischler) Fields. They preceded him in death. He married Marcella May Byrd on June 10, 1950 and she survives.
Fields, Washington High School graduate, was a carman for B & O Railroad for 28 years. He was also a truck driver and self-employed farmer. He was a member of the St. Simon’s Church, 50 year member of the VFW, Eagles and Plainville Lions Club. He was a lifetime community member attending Longfellow Schools. He was also a member of the US Army during World War II European Theatre.
Surviving are a daughter, Sherrie Ann Summers, Aumsville, Ore. and two grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Ralph, Gilbert, Leroy and Earl Fields.
(May 25, 1998)

JAMES MOSBY
PETERSBURG-James V. Mosby, 83, died at 10:12 a.m. Saturday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Thursday, at 11 a.m. Pastor Steve Fredrick will officiate.
Friends may call at the funeral home tonight from 6 to 8 and Thursday from 8 a.m. until services.
Mosby was born on Nov. 20, 1914 in Pike County to Orville and Cora L. Mosby. He was an engineer.
Surviving are two sons, James E. Mosby, Burr Ridge, Ill. and Tim Mosby, Orlando, Fla.; three daughters, Judy Bretney, Indianapolis; Sharilyn Nay, W. Lafayette, Ind. and Mimi Farley, Asheville, N.C.; three brothers, Jerry Mosby, Petersburg; Bill Mosby, Tuson, Ariz. and Riley Mosby, Cameron Park, Calif.; two sisters, Mary Ruth Fettinger, Winslow and Nina Stewart, Otwell; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson.
(May 23, 1998)

HARVEY CANDLER
BICKNELL-Harvey C. Candler, 82, died Tuesday at 4 a.m. in Ragsdale.
The funeral will be at Asbury Chapel Church Friday at 2 p.m. with the Rev. Jack B. Haskins officiating. Interment will be at the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale, with military graveside rites by the Vincennes VFW and American Legion.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel.
He was born on Jan. 22, 1916 in Linton and George and Lillie Candler. His wife, Mary E., preceded him in death on Feb. 24.
Candler was retired from Dumes at Vincennes where he had worked for 30 years. He was a lifetime Ragsdale resident. He was also an Army World War II veteran and member of the VFW, Vincennes Post 1157 and American Legion, Vincennes.
Surviving are four daughters, Brenda Gibson, Ragsdale; Mary Groves Frye and Cathy Evans, both of Vincennes and Ida Sanders, Lawrenceville, Ill.; five sons, Eugene Cutsinger, Bicknell; Ricky Cutsinger, Ragsdale; William John Cutsinger, Vincennes; Bob Cutsinger, Oaktown and Casey Cutsinger, Wenatchee, Wash.; two sisters, Mary Wright, Vincennes and Betty Gregg, Northighland, Calif.; a brother, George Candler, Vincennes; 29 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a brother.
(May 26, 1998)

FREIDA HUFF
BRISTOW, Ind.-Freida Aders Huff, 80, died at 9:27 a.m. Tuesday at the Perry County Memorial Hospital, Tell City.
The funeral will be at the Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home, 920 10th St., Tell City, Thursday at 11 a.m. Pastor Wilbur W. Milbourn will officiate. Interment will be at the Bristow City Cemetery, Bristow.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight and 9 a.m. to service time at the funeral home.
She was born to George and Stella Aders on Sept. 8, 1917 in Bristow. They preceded her in death. She married Victor Huff on May 18, 1940 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1993. Huff was a homemaker at her own home.
Surviving are two sons, Dennis E. Huff, Montgomery and Earl W. Huff, Bristow; a daughter, Lorene Henson, Bristow; two brothers, Raymond Aders, Saint Meinrad and Ameal Aders, Bristow; three sisters, Leona VanHoosier, Irene Friedel and Ruth Graves, all of Bristow; 12 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Casper, Addison and Roy Aders; a sister, Odell Aders, died in infancy and a granddaughter, Becky Taylor.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Perry County Memorial Hospital and Oak Ridge Pentecostal Church.
(May 26, 1998)

JAMES CARRICO
BEDFORD-James L. Carrico, 67, died suddenly at the residence Sunday.
Private memorial services will be conducted at a later date. There are no calling hours. Local arrangements were made under direction of the Day and Carter Mortuary.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1931 in Daviess County to James Leo and Freda (Kelly) Carrico. He married Patricia A. Brown on April 28, 1956 and she survives.
Carrico was retired from NWSC Crane. He was a member of Bedford Elks Lodge #826 and Veteran of Korean Conflict serving with the US Army.
Also surviving are a son, James B. Carrico, Bedford; two daughters, Michelle Johnson and Stephanie Lawson, both of Bedford; nine grandchildren; a brother, George Carrico, Carlsbad, N.M. and three sisters, Rosemary Love, Cannelburg; Suzanne Lents, Loogootee and Monica Love, Espanola, N.M.
The family requests friends consider memorial contributions be made to White River Humane Society.
(May 24, 1998)

May 26, 1998
NOTICE
HAROLD FIELDS
Harold “Ike” Fields, 80, 2422 Wayside Drive, died at 12:35 p.m. Monday at his residence.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(May 25, 1998)

Obituaries
BRISCO J. TROUTMAN
Brisco J. Troutman, 76, 103 W. Hefron, died at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville, Sunday at 8:17 p.m. He had been in failing health for two weeks.
The funeral will be at St. Mary’s Church Thursday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the St. John’s Cemetery. Fr. Ronald Zgunda and Bro. Ben Ray Bean will officiate. The American Legion-VFW Honor Guard will accord full military honors.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday. Moose Lodge members will conduct memorial services at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born on March 19, 1922 in Daviess County to Henry and Margaret (Hughes) Troutman. They preceded him in death. He married Mary Kramer Smith on Feb. 11, 1953 and she preceded him in death on Jan. 28, 1991.
Troutman was a US Gypsum Mine worker for 33 years. He served in the US Army during World War II in the Co. C 749th Tank Batallion. He received the Purple Heart. He was a lifetime community member and attended Montgomery High School. He was also an American Legion, VFW and Moose Lodge member and attended St. Mary’s Church.
Surviving are two stepchildren, Fred J. Smith, Washington and Kay Johnson, O’Fallon, Ill.; 12 stepgrandchildren; 14 great-stepgrandchildren; brothers and sisters, Norman and Alex Troutman and Colleen Wininger, all of Washington; Maxine Frye, Newburgh and a stepsister, Wilma Smith, Niveveh, Ind.
(May 24, 1998)
BESSIE KEITH
HOLTON-Bessie “Becky” May Keith, 92, died Saturday at the Holton Manor Nursing Home.
Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Holton Cemetery. Visitation will be at the Mercer Funeral Home, Holton, from 7 to 8 tonight.
She was born on Feb. 5, 1906 in Daviess County to Elmer and Anna (Kindred) Hardy. She married Robert E. Clark on Sept. 17, 1927 and was later divorced. She was married to John Paul Keith on July 1, 1956. He died on Oct. 22, 1960.
Keith, an Epsom High School graduate, worked in the Indiana Railroad Bus Company office for several years. She later moved to farm in southern Indiana which she helped operate for 40 years. She was also an active Christian Church member in Washington and an Order of Eastern Star in Elnora member for over 50 years.
Surviving are a son, Robert Clark, Holton; two sisters, Ruth Mangin, Washington and Reba Jean VanGundia, Copperopolis, Calif.; a brother, Ellsworth Hardy, Carmi, Ill.; two stepchildren; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
(May 23, 1998)

MARGARET HENIN
LOOGOOTEE-Margaret Annette Henin, 89, died at 12:18 p.m. Monday at the Martin County Healthcare and Rehab Center.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee. Mike Warner will officiate.
Interment will be at the Mt. Union Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on Nov. 16, 1908 in Attica, Ind. to Thomas Jefferson and Della Catherine (Newman) Bishop. They preceded her in death. He married Henry Henin and he preceded her in death.
Henin was a home healthcare worker and attended the Marantha Tabernacle.
Surviving are a daughter, Mary Catherine Raney, Loogootee; four sons, Camdem Lee Wolf, Plainfield; Kenneth Chester Phillips, Loogootee; William Robert Wolf, Pittsboro, Ind. and Joseph Andrew Phillips, Leitersford, Ind.; 30 grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Charles Lester Phillips; four brothers, Melvin, Roscoe, Kenneth and Maxwell Bishop; two sisters, Hester Eberle and Zeloris Bishop.
(May 25, 1998)

SHERIDEN CROW
PETERSBURG-Sheriden J. Crow, 58, died of natural causes at her residence Monday.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with the Rev. Larry Johnson officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until services on Wednesday.
She was born in Evansville on Sept. 26, 1939 to William and Vivian (Coleman) Fisher. She married Glendal J. Crow on Aug. 15, 1987
Surviving are two sons, Timothy S. Crow, Winslow and William O. Crow, Petersburg; a daughter, Shannon Hulfachor, Petersburg; two brothers, Jimmy Darrell Fisher, Evansville and William Fisher, Mobile, Ala.; three sisters, Shelia Sturgeon, Winslow; Janice Boyd and Diana Miller, Evansville and five grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Murray.
(May 25, 1998)

RALPH SEITZ
LOOGOOTEE-Ralph J. Seitz, 81, died at his residence Sunday at 6:10 a.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial to follow in St. Paul Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper.
He was born on March 27, 1917 in Haysville to John G. and Mathilda (Harder) Seitz. He married Elsie (Braun) Seitz on Jan. 20, 1940 at St. John Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads. She survives.
Seitz was a retired farmer in the Loogootee Community. He was a St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, member where he served on the Church Council for three terms.
Surviving are a son, Daniel J. Seitz, Washington; two daughters, Alma Jean Spruell and Marie Truelove, both of Loogootee; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; a brother, Calvin Seitz, Velpen and three sisters, Annette Harder and Eileen Schaber, both of Haysville and Lydia Popp, Petersburg. Preceding him in death are a daughter, Marlene O. Heif; two sisters, Oleta Neukam and Lillian C. Seitz and three brothers, Nelson, John Jr. and Arthur Seitz died in infancy.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Memorial fund or to the American Cancer Society.
(May 24, 1998)

LYNN JONES
Lynn L. Jones, 82, 419 St. John’s Road, died at the Washington Nursing Center Friday at 7:54 p.m. He had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for two days.
The funeral will be at the Ed Lee Mortuary Wednesday at 10 a.m. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens with the Revs. David Harker and Bill Malott officiating.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight and after 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Glendale Masonic Lodge members will have a memorial services at 7 tonight.
He was born on Nov. 27, 1915 in Daviess County to Charles E. and Edie (Garland) Jones. They preceded him in death. He married Ruby Fisher on Sept. 13, 1947 and she survives.
Jones was an auto mechanic and service station operator. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Glendale Masonic Lodge. He was a lifetime Daviess County member and was educated in Daviess County Schools. He also served in the Navy during World War II.
Surviving are his children, Jerry L. Jones, Washington; Ronnie Jones, Ft. Wayne; Barbara Bogard, Deputy, Ind.; Sharon Miller, Indianapolis; Patty Steen, Washington, Ill.; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
(May 22, 1998)

Funerals
DONALD DOVE
The funeral for Donald D. Dove was Saturday at the Elnora United Methodist Church. Interment was in Fairview Cemetery, Elnora. The Rev. Paul Huntsman officiated. Pallbearers were: Jim Herrenbruck, Dean Peilemeier, Bruce Pershing, Gary Pershing, Jay Anderson, Thomas Dove, Mike Flinn and Jim Long. Honorary pallbearers were: Lorene Edmondson, Gary Whitsman, Marvin Jolliff, Leroy Streepy, Jr., Russell Nugent, Doug Neidigh, Leroy Vertrees, Thomas Nugent, Rex Crane, Ray Malone and Jr. Neidigh.
OMER GRANNAN
The funeral for Omer Grannan was at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Catholic Church. Fr. David Martin officiated with interment in St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Vaughn Garrett, Leo Duer, Bob McAtee, Joe Bassler, Joe Wirts and Jim Haag.

ELOISE HILL
The funeral for Eloise Hill was at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Ben Helton and Bro. Fred Faith officiated. Interment was in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Campbelltown. Pallbearers were: Robert Melvin, Herschel Jones, Jim Osgatharp, Forrest Darcus, Steve Hill and Fred Faith.

May 23, 1998
Obituaries
LAURA ZOLLARS
VINCENNES-Laura M. Zollars, 73, died at her residence Friday at 7 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Novy Newkirk will officiate. Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday.
She was born on Feb. 1, 1925 in Vincennes to Lyman and Olive (Sanders) Dukes. They preceded her in death. She married Robert Zollars on June 3, 1961 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 11, 1996.
Zollars was retired from Hamilton Glass, served in the Navy and was a Bethlehem General Baptist Church member.
Surviving are two sons, Sam Zollars, Vincennes and Kevin Curry, Richlands, N.C.; two daughters, Deidre Jernigan, St. Louis, Mo. and Brenda Weinstock, San Jose, Calif.; three brothers, Jim Dukes, Vincennes; Gene Dukes, Paris, Tenn. and Jack Dukes, Tampa, Fla.; four sisters, Barbara Hines and Sharon Dunn, both of Plainfield; Gwen Vincent, Vincennes; Anna Glass, Marion, Ind.; four grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
Memorials may be made to the Lincoln Trail Hospice.
(May 22,1998)
DOROTHY STEER
PETERSBURG-Dorothy Steer, 89, died at the St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington, Ky., Thursday at 6:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, with the Rev. Cynthia Jennison officiating. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on July 21, 1908 in Petersburg to Charles and Flora (Ackridge) Berridge. She married John K. Steer and he preceded her in death on July 29, 1986.
Steer, a Petersburg High School graduate, owned Steer Cleaners, Petersburg, also working as a librarian and in Goshen, Ind. She was an Eastern Star Past Matron and 50 year member Petersburg; Psi Iota Xi Sorority member in Petersburg and Main St. Presbyterian Church, Petersburg, member. She had also been captain of her high school basketball team.
Surviving are a son, John Steer, Louisville, Ky.; a daughter, Chareleen Cannavan, Lexington, Ky.; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Harry and Bob and three sisters, Hilda, Ethel and twin, Doras.
(May 21, 1998)

DALE WILLIAMS
The funeral for Dale D. Williams was at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, Monroe City, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ron Clark officiated. Interment was in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Monroe City.
Pallbearers were: Jarrod Williams, Chris Boger, Bobby Hoops, Sammy Day, Michael Mize and Curt Cornelison.


May 22, 1998
Obituary
FLORA GRAY
PETERSBURG-Flora Alice Gray, 87, died at the Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg, Wednesday, at 11:10 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Arnold Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 3 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on Feb. 16, 1911 in Pike County to Charles and Viola (Falls) Leighty. She married Clifford Gray on Feb. 15, 1981 and he survives.
Gray was a Dawn’s Bible Student.
Also surviving are a daughter, Georgia Witherspoon, Petersburg; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by a son, Earl Gray.
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Funerals
MARIE BURRESS
The funeral for Marie I. Burress was at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Phil Kessen officiated with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Terry Bauernfiend, John Palmer-Coy, Dick Wilson, Frank Arney, Sr., Paul Stone and Raymond Gray.
HUGH GRANGER
The funeral for Hugh W. Granger was at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment was in Hawkins Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Granger officiated. Pallbearers were: James and John Granger, Dave Brown, Don Bledsoe, Richard Wright and Stephen Hardiman.

May 21, 1998
Notice
FLORA GRAY
PETERSBURG-Flora Alice Gray, 87, died at Amber Manor Nursing Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 11:10 p.m.
Funeral will be at Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 1 p.m. Interment will be in Arnold Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
(May 20, 1998)

Obituaries
DONALD DOVE
ELNORA-Donald D. Dove, 69, died in rural Elnora Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. following a farm accident.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Elnora United Methodist Church. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery, Elnora. The Rev. Paul Huntsman will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until service time at the church on Saturday. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1928 in Daviess County to Charles and Iris May (Hastings) Dove. He married Barbara Flinn on May 22, 1949 and she survives.
Dove was a lifelong farmer and Elnora United Methodist Church member, where he was a trustee. He was also a member of the Daviess County Cattleman Association, Daviess County Fair Board and Farm Bureau Board of Directors for eight years. He was educated at the Elnora High School and was a lifelong community resident.
Also surviving are a son, Robin Russell Dove, Elnora; three daughters, Tamra Beckman, Washington; Crista Carroll, Elnora and Jacqueline Phillips, Smithville, Va.; 12 grandchildren; a brother, Harold Dove, Elnora and two sisters, Gladys Harvey, Wabash, Ind. and Jeanette Pielemeier, Clarksville, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a son, Marc Dove; a daughter, Marilyn Dove; a brother, Gilbert Dove and two sisters, Ruth Miller and Edith Long.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Elnora United Methodist Church.
(May 20, 1998)
ORVILLA BOWLING
LOOGOOTEE-Orvilla J. Bowling, 72, died at 4:05 p.m. Wednesday at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the St. John Catholic Church with burial to follow in the St. John Catholic Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee. A Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
She was born on Aug. 22, 1925 in Loogootee to Orville and Gletis (Patterson) Strawn. She married James H. Bowling on Feb. 19, 1944 and he survives.
Bowling was a St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee, member.
Also surviving are three sons, Mark Bowling, Loogootee; Tony Bowling, Clayton, Ind. and Kevin Bowling, Pittsboro; two daughters, Vicki J. Marchino, Washington and Connie Gee, Indianapolis; a brother, Jim Strawn, Washington; four sisters, Eileen Green, Charlotte Meyer, Betty Gray and Susie Page, all of Loogootee; 12 grandchildren and a great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucille Brown.
(May 20, 1998)

DALE WILLIAMS
MONROE CITY-Dale Williams, 84, died at the Petersburg Health Care Center Tuesday at 4:10 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, Monroe City, Friday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Ron Clark officiated.
Visitation will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Monroe City, tonight from 4 to 8 and from 9:30 a.m. until services at the church on Friday.
He was born in Knox County on Aug. 30, 1913 to Abrum and Sarah (Burke) Williams. He married Marjorie G. Kinman and she preceded him in death on March 22, 1992. He then married Mary Ann Chambers and she survives in Petersburg.
Williams was a farmer and Walnut Grove United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are a son, James Dale Williams, Petersburg; Shirley Mattingly, Washington; a brother, Nyle Williams, Monroe City; a sister, Garnet Cornelison, Monroe City; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by a brother and four sisters.
(May 19, 1998)

ELOISE HILL
WINSLOW-Eloise Hill, 80, died at her daughter’s residence near Otwell Wednesday at 5 a.m.
Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Ben Helton and Bro. Fred Faith will officiate. Interment will be at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Campbelltown. Visitation will be Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born to George and Lyda (Padgett) Ross on Oct. 28, 1917 in Pike County. She married Laymon Lewis Hill on June 10, 1944 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 21.
Hill, a 1937 Otwell High School graduate, was a housewife. She was also a Pleasant Grove General Baptist Church, Velpen, member.
Surviving are four daughters, Marcella Melvin, Sandy Jones and Sherryl Osgatharp, all of Otwell and Linda Darcus, Washington; a son, Steve Hill, Washington; 21 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren and a sister, Anna Bell Miller, Huntingburg.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Charlotte Kay Hill; a stepdaughter, Norma Lee Faith; a great-grandson, Keith A. Hill, Jr.; a brother and three sisters.
(May 20, 1998)

OMER GRANNAN
Omer Otto Grannan, 87, formerly of N.E. Fifth Street, died at 1 a.m. Wednesday at the Robert E. Lee Retirement Inn, New Albany.
Funeral will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Simon’s Catholic Church. Fr. David Martin will officiate with interment at St. John’s Cemetery. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Calling 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Rosary service at 6 p.m. by the Knights of Columbus.
She was born on Nov. 19, 1910 in Montgomery to W.E. and Mary (Williams) Grannan. She married Monett Spaulding in 1932 and he preceded her in death on May 14.
Grannan was a retired engineer for the B & O Railroad. He had attended St. Simon’s Schools. He was also a member of the St. Simon’s Catholic Church and 4th Degree Knights of Columbus.
Surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Louise Pry, New Albany and Marilyn Monett Baxter, Muncie; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; a sister, Kathleen Tomey, Tamorak, Fla. and George Grannan, Bloomington, Minn. He was also preceded in death by two brothers.
(May 20, 1998)

PATRICIA JEFFREY
Patricia Ann Jeffrey, 43, 310 NW 11th St., died at her residence Tuesday at 8:30 p.m.
Graveside services were at 10:30 a.m. today at the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
The Rev. Ralph Tomson officiated with Gill Chapel in charge of arrangements.
She was born on July 23, 1954 in Indianapolis to Garland R. and Pauline A. (McDonald) Fellers.
Surviving are a sister, Dawn Wennekes, Michigan City and two brothers, Anthony Fellers, Washington and Steven Arnard, Spencer.
(May 19, 1998)

Funerals
CLYDE STEIGER
The funeral for Clyde E. Steiger was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1 p.m. The Rev. Terry Morris officiated. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
JAMES CANNON
The funeral for James B. Cannon was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick officiated. Interment was in Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Bill Cannon, Ed Cannon, Roger Cannon, Rick Cannon, Tim Cannon, Darvin Cannon, Dennis Tarvin, Grant Cannon and Doug Tarvin.


May 20, 1998
Notices
OMER GRANNAN
Omer Grannan, 87, formerly of N.E. Fifth Street, died at 1 this morning at the Robert E. Lee Retirement Inn, New Albany.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 20, 1998)
ELOISE HILL
Eloise Hill died at her residence near Otwell this morning.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 20, 1998)

DONNA DAVIDSON
MUNCIE-Donna L. Davidson, 82, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Sunday at 10:10 p.m.
She will be taken to Meek’s Funeral Home, Muncie, for services. Locally, the funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday with visitation from 4 to 7 tonight. McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, is in charge of local arrangements.
(May 17, 1998)

Obituary
HUGH GRANGER
Hugh W. Granger, 61, 1614 North St., died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. He had been in failing health for a year and seriously ill for two days.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Hawkins Cemetery.
The Rev. Robert Granger will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 to 8 tonight and after 10 a.m. on Thursday.
He was born on May 18, 1937 in Knox County to Nathaniel and Frances J. (Bledsoe) Granger. His father preceded him in death while his mother survives in Washington.
Granger was a Daviess County employee. He came to Daviess County in 1955 and had attended Wheatland Schools.
Also surviving are his children, Dennis Granger, Washington; Danny and Daron Granger, both of Indianapolis and Tracy Morris; seven grandchildren; two brothers, Steve Granger, Washington and LeRoy Granger, Wheatland and two sisters, Josephine Hardiman, Vincennes and Norma Rankin, San Jose, Calif.
(May 19, 1998)

Funerals
ALICE BEADLE
Funeral services for Alice Beadle were at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Jeffrey Frederick officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Alex Fredrick, Tom O’Bryan, James Armes, John C. Armes, Adam McMurtry and Clifford Massey.

May 19, 1998
Obituaries
RALPH SPRINKLE
LINTON-Ralph R. Sprinkle, 76, died at Harborside Healthcare, Terre Haute, Monday at 2 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Rod Hoschouer will officiate. Interment will be at the Fairview Cemetery.
Friends may call Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
He was born in Knox County on Aug. 29, 1921 to Lafe and Dottis (Phillippe) Sprinkle. He married Wilma Baker and she preceded him in death on Nov. 27, 1996.
Sprinkle was a farmer. He also owned and operated Sprinkle Elevators in Sandborn, Lyons and Carlisle, retiring in 1978. He had lived most of his life in Greene County. He was a member of the Linton First Christ Church, Lyons/Switz City Masonic Lodge #676 F and AM, Zorah Shrine Valley of Terre Haute, Scottish Rite, Terre Haute and BPOE #866.
Surviving are a son, Mike Sprinkle, Carlisle; three daughters, JoAnn Haines, Rita Burgess and Susan Shake, all of Linton; 11 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and a brother, Paul Sprinkle, Ridgeland, Miss.
He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Connie Jo Haines; a brother, Mike Sprinkle and his parents.
(May 18, 1998)
MARIE BURRESS
Marie I. Burress, 84, 254 Vine St., died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Monday at 7:30 a.m. She had been in failing health for five weeks.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Phil Kessen will officiate with interment in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and before the funeral hour on Thursday.
She was born on Feb. 28, 1914 in Daviess County to James and Bernetta (Ketchem) Atha. They preceded her in death. She married Neal H. Burress on Sept. 9, 1933 and he survives.
Burress was a housewife and Main Street Wesleyan Church member. She was also a lifetime community member attending Raglesville and Odon Schools.
Also surviving are a daughter, Karen Sue Wilson, Washington; two grandchildren she raised, Candi Sue Bauernfiend and Kimberli Palmer-Coy, both of Washington; three great-grandchildren and two sisters, Helen Montgomery and Lucille Queen, both of Washington. She was preceded in death by two grandchildren.
(May 18, 1998)

CLYDE STEIGER
PETERSBURG-Clyde E. Steiger, 85, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Monday at 3:34 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Wednesday at 1 p.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and from 8 a.m. until services Wednesday.
He was born in Illinois on April 15, 1913. He married Virginia Fowler and she survives in Petersburg.
Steiger was a coal miner working at Old Ben Coal and retired in 1980. He attended the Pentecostal Church. He was also a Navy veteran.
Surviving are a stepson, David Leighty, Springville, Ind.; two stepdaughters, Durgenia Leighty, Otwell and Jennifer Payne, Evansville; six stepgrandchildren and three stepgreat-grandchildren.
(May 18, 1998)

TERRI CALLAWAY
LAcROSSE, Wis.-Terri Sullivan Callaway, 37, died of natural causes on May 8.
Graveside services were conducted at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. John Cemetery by Fr. Leo Kiesel.
Surviving are her husband, Richard Callaway, LaCrosse, Wis.; her mother, Sue Strange, Loogootee; her father, John F. Sullivan, Jr., Carmel; a halfsister, Ann and halfbrother, John Sullivan, Carmel; her grandmother, Theresa Gootee and stepfather, Tom Strange, Loogootee.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Relay for Life.
(May 8, 1998)

DONNA DAVIDSON
MUNCIE-Donna L. Davidson, 82, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Sunday at 10:10 p.m.
She will be taken to Meek’s Funeral Home, Muncie, for services. McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell, is in charge of local arrangements.
She was born on July 18, 1915 in Muncie to Raymond and Mary May. She married James Davidson and he preceded her in death.
Davidson was a secretary for several Muncie businesses. She was also a High Street United Methodist Church, Muncie, member.
Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Bunte, Vincennes; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Julia.
(May 17, 1998)

Funerals
MARTHA BOUGH
The funeral for Martha “Naomi” Bough was Monday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment was in the Spring Hill Cemetery. Fr. Leo Kiesel officiated. Pallbearers were: Shawn Gerkins, Clyde Hawkins, Lee Harding, Willis Braun, Robert Jones and Gordon Johnson.
FRONA MALONE
The funeral for Frona May Malone was at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Wesleyan Church, Bicknell. The Revs. Paul Shelton and Mark Reed officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Arrangements were made by the Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, Bicknell. Pallbearers were: Mike Malone, Matt Malone, Paul Malone, David Malone, Mark Malone, Ernest Russell, Joseph Mackey, Rodney Kelley, Brian Small and David Nash.




May 15-18, 1998
Obituaries
EMMA O’NEILL
INDIANAPOLIS-Emma B. O’Neill, 90, died at the Westminister Nursing Home, Indianapolis, Saturday.
The funeral will be Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes. Interment will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes,
Visitation is tonight from 5 to 8.
She was born on June 26, 1907 in Daviess County to Lewis P. and Laura (Elder) Fowler. They preceded her in death. She married J. Arthur O’Neill on Sept. 19, 1927 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 4, 1975.
O’Neill was a former Vincennes resident. She owned and operated Osborne Greenhouse. She was also a First Christian Church in Vincennes member. She had served as past president of the Vincennes Fortnightly Club.
Surviving are a daughter, Ginny Patrick, Indianapolis; a sister, Margaret Lloyd, Washington and three grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, J. Edward O’Neill; four sisters and two brothers.
Donations may be made to the Fortnightly Club or the Alzheimer’s Association.
(May 16, 1998)
ALICE BEADLE
Alice M. Beadle, 90, 1509 North St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 11:40 a.m.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Jeffrey Frederick officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Tuesday.
She was born to John Taylor and Maud Rosetta (Schoonover) Armes on March 6, 1908 in Daviess County. She married Charles Albert Beadle on Oct. 2, 1927 and he preceded her in death on June 21, 1978.
Beadle was retired as a city power and light office worker for 15 year. Later, after retirement, she worked in the RSVP for 20 years and also worked in the Mental Health Association for 20 years. She was a Wesley United Methodist Church member.
Surviving are a daughter, Dorothy Frederick, Rt. 4; three grandsons and a sister, Zula Ruth Evans, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Dwight and Charles Armes.
(May 16, 1998)

JAMES CANNON
PETERSBURG-James B. Cannon, 61, died of natural causes at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 2:39 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Steve Frederick will officiate. Interment will be at the Anderson Chapel Cemetery, Petersburg.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Feb. 7, 1937 in Pike County to Delbert “Dobe” and Eloise (Willis) Cannon.
Cannon owned and operated James Cannon Trucking in Petersburg. He was a veteran and member of the Pike Mason Lodge #121; VFW; Moose Lodge, Petersburg and Washington Township Ruitan Club.
Surviving are three sons, James R. , Gary D. and Jon B. Cannon, all of Petersburg; a daughter, Tamara Billings, Petersburg; two brothers, Doyle “Dude” Cannon, Petersburg and Gordon Cannon, Shelburn; a sister, Nadine Tarvin, Loogootee and four grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Randall Cannon and a sister, Zella Dee Sims.
(May 17, 1998)

GAVIN KLINE
MITCHELL-Gavin Coleman Scott Kline, 11 days old, died at 11:56 a.m. Friday at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis.
The funeral was at 10 a.m. today at the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home with the Rev. Frank Ira officiating. Burial was in Hickory Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers: Brian Coleman, David Coleman, Jr., Joshua Kline and Michael Kline, Jr.
He was born on May 4 in Bedford to Eric and Lorrie (Coleman) Kline. His parents survive in Mitchell.
Also surviving are his maternal grandparents, David and Marsha Coleman, Mitchell; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Kay Patton, Orleans and Mike and Donetta Kline, Heltonville; maternal great-grandparents, William and Barbara Cline and Richard and Elinor Riggins, all of Washington; paternal great-grandparents, Phyllis Kline, Heltonville; Dorothy StanCombe, Mitchell; Scott and Patricia Patton, Bedford; maternal great-great-grandparent, Maxine Riggins, Odon; paternal great-great-grandparents, Zella Kline and Lennie Patton, both of Bedford and Olive Umphress, Heltonville and his godparents, Carrie Crawford, Mitchell and Jerry Patton, Orleans.
(May 15, 1998)

FREIDA SENDELWECK
JASPER-Freida B. Sendelweck, 82, died at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Skilled Care Unit at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, with burial in St. Paul Cemetery. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Friends may call from 11 to 9 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper.
She was born in Dubois on Nov. 24, 1915 to Martin and Margaret (Hemmerlein) Baer. She married Oscar J. Sendelweck on Feb. 13, 1934 at the Emanuel Hill Church, Dubois. He survives.
Sendelweck was an avid quilter, seamstress and former 4-H leader. She was also a St. Paul Lutheran Church member.
Also surviving are a son, Delbert H. Sendelweck, Portersville; four daughters, Margaret Leistner, Dubois; Marie Freyberger and Ruth Weisheit, both of Ireland, Ind. and Linda Dudine, Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by six brothers, Conrad, Robert, Lawrence, Edward, William and Andrew Baer and three sisters, Elsie Angerer, Amelia Neukam and Madeline Baer and two great-grandchildren, Laura and Henry Freyberger.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Lutheran Church or to Family Hospice of Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
(May 14, 1998)

FRONA MALONE
BICKNELL-Frona May Malone, 94, died at 8:40 p.m. Thursday at the Bicknell Rehabilitation Center, where she was a resident.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the First Wesleyan Church, Bicknell. The Revs. Paul Shelton and Mark Reed will officiate. Interment will be in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
She was born in Greene County on April 22, 1904 to Charles and Della (Hancock) Holt. She married Earl R. Malone on Feb. 22, 1922 in Bicknell. He preceded her in death on Feb. 5, 1993.
Malone was a housewife and attended the First Wesleyan Church. She had lived in the area all of her life.
Surviving are her children, Joe and Ermal Malone, both of Bicknell and Frank Malone, New Albany; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Harold Rex Malone; two brothers and a sister.
(May 14, 1998)

MARTHA BOUGH
SHOALS-Martha “Naomi” Bough, 80, died at her residence Thursday.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Rosary services will be at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
She was born on May 23, 1917 in Martin County to George W. and Anna (Blevens) Gerkin. She married Samuel Bough on Sept. 2, 1950 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 15, 1983.
Bough was a waitress and St. Mary’s Catholic Church member. She was also a member of the Shoals American Legion Post #61 Auxiliary, Shoals VFW Post Auxiliary and Fraternal Order of Eagles.
Surviving are a nephew and a niece.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, a sister, Georgia Sherfick and two brothers, C. Marshall and George Bill Gerkin.
(May 14, 1998)

CECIL EVANS
BICKNELL-Cecil “Skeet” Evans, 87, formerly of Lafayette, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell Rehabilitation Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time.
He was born on Jan. 18, 1911 in Illinois to Isaac and Lucy Evans. He married Kathleen Davis on July 26, 1962 and she survives.
Evans was a sales representative for Simpson Clothiers and was co-owner of the Friendly Cab Co. in Bicknell.
Surviving are a sister, Lillian McCafferty, Cadiz, Ky. and a brother, Merlin Evans, Homosassa, Fla.
He was preceded in death by six brothers and sisters.
(May 15, 1998)

ROSE MARY MATTESON
PETERSBURG-Rose Mary Matteson, 68, died at the St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville, Thursday at 5:45 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Randy Young will officiate.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Saturday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born in Sullivan County on Sept. 26, 1929 to Boyd and Martha (Roberts) Lisman. They preceded her in death. She married Wallace Matteson on Nov. 20, 1948 and he survives.
Matteson was a member of the Rumbleton Free Methodist Church.
Also, surviving are two daughters, Hope Barnett, Petersburg and Deanna Baker, Washington; a brother, Donald Lisman, Charlotte, N.C.; a sister, Lois King, Petersburg and four grandchildren.
(May 14, 1998)

BARBARA COOK
VINCENNES-Barbara Dillon Cook, 67, died at 4:45 a.m. Thursday at the Gentle Care Nursing Home, Vincennes.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Ron Fellows will officiate. Interment will be at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.
She was born on June 3, 1930 in Daviess County to Ranza and Ruth (Harrell) Bateman. She was first married to Tom Dillon. She then married Bailey McMurray, who preceded her in death. She was last married to James Cook, who also preceded her in death.
Cook had been a cook at Ed’s Cafe in Bicknell. She had lived in Vincennes for the past several years, but was formerly of Bicknell.
Surviving are a daughter, Marjorie Cutsinger, Oaktown; a son, Michael Dillon, Sumner, Ill.; a sister, Phyllis Everett, Worthington and three grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers.
(May 14, 1998)

GERTRUDE TRANTER
SHOALS-Gertrude S. Tranter, 86, died at 11:25 p.m. Wednesday at the Bedford Regional Medical Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight at the funeral home from 4 to 8. Memorial services will be tonight at the funeral home by Rebekkah Lodge at 6:30 and DAR service at 7.
She was born on July 7, 1911 in Wright County, Iowa to Walter and Opha (Sims) Porter. She married Harry Y. Tranter on Oct. 1, 1933 and he preceded her in death on April 27, 1987.
Tranter worked at the Martin County Bank and was manager at the Martin County License Branch. She was also a member of the Shoals United Methodist Church, Humane Society, Eagles Auxiliary, election board, vice chairperson republican party, Who Who of Business Professionals, Martin County Alcohol Commission, Charter member of DAR Hindostan Chapter and 50 year member of Rebekkah Lodge.
Surviving are two sisters, Lorene Helgevold, Stratford, Iowa and Mary Jane York, Terre Haute.
She was also preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Wm. Kenneth Porter.
(May 13, 1998)

Funerals
MILDRED HEFFERNAN
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church for the funeral of Mildred A. Heffernan. Fr. Ron Zgunda was celebrant. Interment was in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Montgomery. Pallbearers were: Robert and Bernard Wichman, John Bradley, Max Mahoney and Joe and Jerry Heffernan.
BLONDINA WIMMENAUER
The funeral for Blondina Wimmenauer was at 10 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will officiated with interment at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: John Ashby, Harold Ashby, Jackie Ashby, Mark Ashby, Eric Wimmenauer and Jeremy Wimmenauer.

MONETT GRANNAN
The funeral for Monett Grannan was at 10 a.m. today at the St. Simon’s Catholic Church with Fr. David Martin officiating. Interment was in the St. John’s Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Stephen Pry, Jeff Sparenberg, Jeff Gaff, Dale Sariscsany, Jim Coryell and Glenn C. Spaulding.

ROSE MARY MATTESON
The funeral for Rose Mary Matteson was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, with the Rev. Randy Young officiating. Pallbearers were: Clifton Barnett, Sean Cheff, Truitt Ficklin, Kathy Cheff, Paul Newton and Royce Baker.

CECIL EVANS
The funeral for Cecil T. Evans was at 1:30 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Clarence Hulan, Rick Thompson, Don Baize, Jerry Hoffman, Floyd Wampler, Jr. and Bill Small.

NELLIE HOTZ
The funeral for Nellie Jane Hotz was at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Zion Wesleyn Church, Loogootee. Interment was in the Goodwill Cemetery. The Revs. John Simmons and Chester Phillips officiated. Pallbearers were: Robert Berry, Fred Phillips, Jerry Allen Jr., Larry Allen, Steve Dossett, Dean Byers and Dean Knight.

LOUISE MILLER
The funeral for Louise Miller was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with pastor James Payton officiating. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Bettie Ross, Alyn Zollars, Ron Hill, Kurtis McKelvey, Tracey Miller and Richard Hart.

BARBARA COOK
The funeral for Barbara A. Cook was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell. The Rev. Ron Fellows officiated. Interment was in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tom Mahan, Bill Small, Jerry Russell, Nathaniel Farmer, David Small and Edward Mason.

JOANNE GRIFFITH
Memorial services for Joanne A. Griffith were at the Ed Lee Mortuary Friday at 1 p.m. with services by Bro. Ben Ray Bean and the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary.


May 14, 1998
Obituaries
MICHAEL GROSS
SANDBORN-Michael Gross, 94, died Feb. 1.
A memorial service will be at the Westphalia Salem United Church of Christ Saturday at 2 p.m. The Rev. Peter D. Haskins will officiate with interment at the Stafford Cemetery.
Anderson-Poindexter, Sandborn Chapel, is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation.
He was born on Jan. 30, 1904 in Tadten, Austria to Michael and Anna Gross. He married Anna Maria on July 18, 1928 and she preceded him in death on June 9, 1997.
Gross was in the restaurant business for 20 years, owned Gross Orchard and worked with Penn R/R for 15 years, retiring in 1974. He had lived in the area since 1942 and was a former Chicago resident. He was also a Westphalia Salem United Church of Christ member.
Surviving are a son, Robert P. Gross and three grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, John M. Gross on Oct. 4, 1992.
For those who desire, contributions may be made to the Salem Church Memorial Fund.
(Feb. 1, 1998)
NELLIE HOTZ
LOOGOOTEE-Nellie J. Hotz, 81, died at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Medical Center, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Zion Wesleyn Church. Interment will be at the Goodwill Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee.
She was born on April 11, 1917 in Martin County to Joseph and Mary Jane (Elsy) Phillips. She married Fred Hotz in 1940 and he preceded her in death in 1984.
Hotz attended Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church, Loogootee.
Surviving are a son, Larry E. Hotz; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She was also preceded by a sister and three brothers.
(May 12, 1998)

LOUISE MILLER
Jessie Louise Miller, 75, 610 W. National Hwy., died at her residence Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with pastor James Payton officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at Gill’s.
She was born on Jan. 25, 1923 in Knox County to John and Iva (Smith) Brackin. She married George Ellis Miller on June 7, 1943 and he preceded her in death on May 11, 1996.
Miller, Decker Chapel High School graduate, was a Central Christian Church and Eagles Auxiliary member.
Surviving are four daughters, Bettie Ross and Sandy Zeigler, both of Washington; Carol Ross, Corydon, Ind. and Carolyn McKelvey, Gallatin, Tenn.; a son, George R. Miller, Indianapolis; 11 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Leona Young, Vincennes and eight brothers, Everett Brackin, Decker, Ind.; Wayne, Lawrence, Frank and Bill Brackin, all of Indianapolis; Melvin Brackin, Clearwater, Fla.; Johnny and Bob Brackin, both of Colorado Springs, Colo.
She was also preceded in death by seven brothers.
(May 13, 1998)

MONETT GRANNAN
NEW ALBANY-Mary Monett Grannan, 85, formerly of N.E. Fifth Street, died at the Floyd Co. Memorial Hospital, New Albany, today at 3:40 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the St. Simon’s Catholic Church with Fr. David Martin officiating.
Interment will be at the St. John’s Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at Gill’s. Rosary service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday by the Legion of Mary.
She was born on June 11, 1912 in Okmugee, Okla. to William and Caddie (Franklin) Spaulding. She married Omer Grannan in 1932 and he survives.
Grannan, a 1931 Washington High School graduate, was a waitress at the Blue Bird Restaurant on Main Street for 10 years. She later worked at Hamersley’s for six years and Burris and Kramer Style Shop for 36 years. She was also a member of St. Simon’s Catholic Church, Legion of Mary and life member of Beta Sigma Phi.
Also surviving are two daughters, Carolyn Louise Pry, New Albany and Marilyn Monett Baxter, Muncie; six grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a brother, William Hubert Spaulding, Daytona Beach, Fla.
She was preceded in death by a brother, James Curtis Spaulding.
(May 14, 1998)

DWIGHT ANDIS
ODON-Dwight Leon Andis, 73, died at 3:45 p.m. Friday.
Services will be at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel, Linton, on Sunday at 3 p.m.
The Rev. David Owens will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
He was born in Odon on Jan. 5, 1925 to Harley I. and Cleo (Muerer) Andis. He married Helen Lynn on April 6, 1947.
Andis was a farmer and worked in the cement business with Andis Concrete, retiring in 1993. He was also a World War II U.S. Marines Veteran.
He had lived most of his life in Odon and Linton and the past 25 years in Texas.
Surviving are two sons, Gary Andis, Hillsdale, Ind. and Sherman Andis, Edinburg, Texas; a daughter, Terri Davidson, Bloomfield; two brothers, Gilbert Andis, Odon and Loren Andis, Mission, Texas; eight grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a grandson.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association.
(May 8, 1998)

Funerals
SHARON KLEIN
The funeral for Sharon Klein was at 10:30 this morning at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Russellville Cemetery. Bro. Ken Jurgens officiated. Pallbearers were: Richard Ervin, Larry Ervin, Mike Jones, Jeff Jones, Joe McAuley and Mike McAuley.
CATHERINE TRUELOVE
The funeral for Catherine B. Truelove was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church, Loogootee. Interment was in Truelove Cemetery. The Rev. John Simmons and Bro. Alfred Helms officiated. Pallbearers were: Tracy Truelove, Dwayne Schepers, Kelly Truelove, Scott Truelove, Jeff Truelove, Marty Truelove, John Truelove and Tony Truelove.

MARGARET SMITH
The funeral for Margaret M. Smith was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Bill Fyffe, Travis Greene, Dirk Greene, Terry Parson, Dan Hughes and Chad Messel.

EDNA NIMNICHT
The funeral for Edna Nimnicht was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Christ United Methodist Church with the Revs. Steven Kaetzel and Carolyn Clark officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were her 10 grandchildren: Kurt Nimnicht, Todd Nimnicht, Matthew Nimnicht, Eric Nimnicht, Brian Nimnicht, Katy Nimnicht, Elizabeth Nimnicht, Doug McBride, Michael McBride and Jeff McBride.

May 13, 1998
Notices
JOANNE GRIFFITH
Memorial services for Joanne A. (Shmidt) Griffith will be at the Ed Lee Mortuary at 1 p.m. Friday with the Eagles Lodge Auxiliary in charge of the services.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Washington Carnegie Library.
NELLIE HOTZ
LOOGOOTEE-Nellie J. Hotz, 81, died at 4:42 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Mary’s Hospital, Evansville.
Arrangements are pending at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee.
(May 12, 1998)

Obituaries
AUDRA BURTON
BENTON, Ky.-Audra E. Burton, 79, formerly of Petersburg, died at 7:33 a.m. Tuesday at the Deaconess Hospital, Evansville.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Curtis Funeral Home, Winslow.
Burial will be at the Fairdealing Church Cemetery, Benton, Ky. The Rev. Ken Burcham will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home and from 8 a.m. until funeral time Friday.
Burial service will be at the cemetery in Benton at 3 p.m. Friday.
She was born to Roy and Mae (White) Northerner in Winslow on Sept. 12, 1918. She married Lawrence M. Burton and he preceded her in death in 1981.
Burton, a Winslow High School graduate, was a former business woman in Petersburg. She was also a member of the First Baptist Church of Petersburg and VFW Auxiliary 3587.
Surviving are two sons, Forrest L. Burton, Loogootee and Larry M. Burton, Naples, Fla.; a daughter, Patricia A. Warner, Petersburg; nine grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and five sisters, Alleda Smith, Knightstown, Ind.; Ella Mae Stubblefield, Oakland City; Esther McGillem, Indianapolis; Joyce Ivie, Evansville and Judith Northerner, Jasper.
She was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild; a sister, Alma Grace Horton; three brothers, Alvin Lee, Tommy Eugene and George Edwin Northerner.
(May 12, 1998)
BLONDINA WIMMENAUER
Blondina I. Wimmenauer, 77, 1814 State Street, died at her residence Tuesday at 4:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Gill Chapel. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate with interment at the Oak Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and after 9 a.m. Friday until service time.
Rosary service will be at 6 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on Nov. 26, 1920 in Loogootee to Chris and Cindy (Alford) Patterson. She married Albert Harold Ashby on Feb. 8, 1937 and he preceded her in death in April 1968. She then married William Wimmenauer on Dec. 31, 1968 and he survives.
Wimmenauer was retired from Uniroyal, Inc. She had been educated in Loogootee and Washington schools. She was also a member of the St. Simon’s Catholic Church and the American Legion Auxiliary.
Also surviving are: three daughters, Sharon Wagler, Washington; Karen De Jarnett, Petersburg and Dianna Fults, Indianapolis; three sons, Jack and Ken Ashby, both of Washington; Dennis Ashby, San Diego, Calif.; four stepchildren, Chris Wimmenauer, Washington; Greg Wimmenauer, Renton, Wa.; Ron Wimmenauer, Tulsa, Okla. and Michael Wimmenauer, Columbia, Mo.; a sister, Frankie Wilson, Washington; 26 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by twins at birth, four sisters and five brothers.
(May 12, 1998)

SHARON KLEIN
SHOALS-Sharon Sue Klein, 56, died Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Russellville Cemetery in Russellville.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 tonight at the funeral home.
She was born on March 23, 1942 in Kokomo, Ind. to Leon J. and Ida Maxine (Collins) Harding. She was married to Richard P. Ervin. She then married Phillip Klein and he preceded her in death in 1991.
Klein worked at a Perfect Fit in Loogootee and attended Shoals Christian Church.
Surviving are her mother, Ida Maxine Applegate, Shoals; two sons, Richard Paul Ervin, Jr. and Larry Eugene Ervin, both of Indianapolis; two daughters, Vicky Sue Miller, Monterry, Calif. and Lisa Meshelle Smith, Chandler, Ariz.; two sisters, Monica Kay Jones, Shoals and Mary Ann McAuley, Indianapolis and 13 grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her father.
(May 11, 1998)


May 12, 1998
Notice
BLONDINA WIMMENAUER
Blondina I. Wimmenauer, 77, 1814 State Street, died at her residence this morning at 4:30.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 12, 1998)

Obituaries
HILBERT JONES
ROANN, Ind.-The Rev. Hilbert Earl Jones, 66, died at the Dunn Memorial Hospital, Bedford, Sunday at 1:50 a.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Brosmer-Drabing Funeral Home, Inc. Chapel, 8547 W. College St., French Lick, with Bros. Clark and Nolan Stroud officiating. Interment will be at Crystal Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 9 tonight and 9 a.m. Wednesday until service time at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 7, 1931 in Martin County to Herman and Oma (Phillips) Jones. They preceded him in death. He married Ida Emmons on Dec. 24, 1955.
Jones was a retired minister and factory worker in Roann, Ind. He was a member of the Bible Holiness Church.
Surviving are his children, Connie Hart and Donna Salmon, both of Loogootee; Michelle Sisco, Roann, Ind.; Ronnie Jones, Santa Claus, Ind.; Robert Jones, Phoenix, Ariz. and Daniel Ray Jones, Fayetteville, N.C.; two sisters, Helen and Mary Lou Martin, both of French Lick and 11 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and a sister.
(May 10, 1998)
CATHERINE TRUELOVE
LOOGOOTEE-Catherine B. Truelove, 79, died at 4:40 a.m. Monday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church. Interment will be in the Truelove Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 to 8 tonight at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee and Wednesday from noon until the hour of service.
She was born on Nov. 14, 1918 in Martin County to Robert and Eva (Gibson) Burress. She married Woodrow Truelove on Aug. 3, 1935 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 12, 1987.
Truelove had worked at RCA at Bloomington and Armour at Washington. She was a member of the Mt. Zion Wesleyan Church, Loogootee.
Surviving are four sons, Lester and Roger Truelove, both of Shoals and Harold and Terry Truelove, both of Loogootee; three daughters, Karen Sue Holman, Shoals; Janet Schepers, Jasper and Cheryl Aldridge, Evansville; 30 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and a brother, William Buress, Florida.
She was also preceded in death by three sons, Virgil, Gerald and Larry; three grandchildren; three brothers, Alvin, Lester and Robert Burress and a sister, Juanita Hagerty.
(May 11, 1998)

HERMAN BAIR
DUBOIS-Herman G. Bair, 82, died at 10:51 a.m. Sunday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville, will burial in St. Paul Cemetery. VFW Post #673 of Jasper will conduct military graveside rites. The Rev. Wilmer Hallman will officiate.
Friends may call from 2 to 9 tonight at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and an hour before the 11 a.m. services Wednesday at the St. Paul Church in Haysville.
He was born in Dubois on Feb. 5, 1916 to Christ and Emma (Hemmerlein) Bair. He married Lovella Eisenhut on Feb. 12, 1946 at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, Haysville. She survives.
Bair was a World War II Army veteran and farmer in the Dubois Community. He was also a St. Paul Lutheran Church in Hayesville and VFW Post #673 of Jasper member.
Surviving are a daughter, Patricia Schroeder, Dubois; a son, Randall Bair, Dubois and a granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Philmore and Hilbert Bair and three sisters, Della Englert, Nettie Mae Neukam and Ophelia Bair, who died in infancy.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Church, Hayesville, or to the American Cancer Society.
(May 10, 1998)

Funerals
BILLY OSMON
The funeral for Billy Osmon was at 10 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Revs. Gary Cooper and Don Smith officiated. Interment was in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale. Arrangements were by Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, Bicknell.
Pallbearers were: Gordon Osmon, Jerry Osmon, Maurice Witsman, Ben Smith, Jay Streepy and Larry Osmon. Honorary pallbearers were: Stephanie Conway, Ken Meurer, Keegan Streepy, Melanie Conway, Don Meurer, George Paulin, Carl Wade, Dick Wade, Bill Burkhart, Mike Burkhart, Lee Rollins and John Burch.
VERNON JOHNSON
The funeral for Vernon Johnson was at 10:30 this morning at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Pastor Charles Baxter officiated. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Brian Wilson, Phill Johnson, Bob Johnson, Steve Ingersoll, Bill Johnson and Tom Rainey.


May 11, 1998
Obituaries
MILDRED HEFFERNAN
Mildred A. Heffernan, 73, 703 Brett Cabel Road, died Saturday afternoon at her residence. She had been under medical care, but death was sudden.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Mary’s Church with interment at the St. Peter’s Cemetery. Fr. Ron Zgunda will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and before the funeral on Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
The Daughters of Isabella will conduct a memorial service at 5 p.m. Wednesday.
She was born on Oct. 16, 1924 in Montgomery to Clarence and Tinnie (White) Webber. They preceded her in death. She married Herschel T. Heffernan on June 17, 1944 and he survives.
Heffernan, a 1942 Washington High School graduate, was a lifetime community resident attending Washington schools. She worked at Sears and J.C. Penney Stores. She was also a member of the St. Mary’s Church, Ladies of the Moose Lodge and Daughters of Isabella.
Surviving are a daughter, Judy A. Dant, Washington and two brothers, Delbert Webber, Greenwood and Alvin Webber, Wildwood, Fla.
She was also preceded in death by four brothers, LaRue, Leon, Estel and Carl Webber.
(May 9, 1998)
EDNA NIMNICHT
Edna Delia Nimnicht, 75, 605 E. South St., died at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 5:45 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Christ United Methodist Church with the Revs. Steven Kaetzel and Carolyn Clark officiating. Interment will be at Oak Grove Cemetery
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel and after noon Wednesday at the Church.
She was born on March 5, 1923 in Fletcher, Fla. to William Rete and Mittie (Wood) Fletcher. She married Louis Q. Nimnicht on March 9, 1946 and he survives.
Nimnicht, a 1941 Dixie High School, Cross City, Fla., graduate, worked in the Code Room of the US State Department during World War II. She was a member Christ United Methodist Church was a WSCS of Church member. She was also a Stayer Business College, Washington, D.C., graduate.
Also surviving are a daughter, Patricia McBride, Lalamazoo, Mich.; two sons, William Richard Nimnicht, Evansville and Louis Fletcher Nimnicht, Crete, Ill.; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandchild and a sister, Thelma Ivey, Maryland.
She was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers.
(May 10, 1998)

MARY FULLERTON
LINTON-Mary G. Fullerton, 75, died at Eastgate Manor on Sunday at 7:22 p.m.
Services will be at St Peter’s Catholic Church in Linton on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Hilary Vieck officiating. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery at Montgomery.
Friends may call at the Newkirk Funeral Home, Dugger, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.
She was born in Daviess County on June 16, 1922 to Matthew and Ellen (Murphy) Wilson. She married Charles W. Fullerton and he preceded her in death in 1986.
Fullerton was a retired beautician. She was also a St. Peters Catholic Church, Linton, member. She was a former Dugger resident.
Surviving are two brothers, Lawrence Wilson, Franklin and Cletus Wilson, Indianapolis; three sisters, Cecilia Grannon and Pearl Royster, both of Evansville and Stella Hughes, Montgomery.
She was also preceded in death by a sister, Agnes Remmel.
(May 10, 1998)

MARGARET SMITH
Margaret Mackenzie Smith, 86, 601 N. Meridian St., died in the extended care unit at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 8:05 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on Jan. 27, 1912 in Bow Island, Alberta Canada to Robert and Rebecca (Macloud) McDonald. She married Homer Greene in 1939 and he preceded her in death in 1973. She then married Charles Smith on Nov. 27, 1976 and he preceded her in death on March 14, 1997.
Smith attended Bow Island, Alberta, Canada schools. She was a member of the Christ Untied Methodist Church.
Surviving are a daughter, Beverly Fyffe, Washington; two sons, Robert Slawson, Canton, Ohio and Eugene Greene, Navarre, Ohio; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and a brother, Hector McDonald, Bow Island, Alberta Canada.
She was preceded in death by two sisters, three brothers and three sons.
(May 10, 1998)

Funeral
AUDREY LANGDON
The funeral for Audrey Faye Langdon was at 2 p.m. today at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was at the Bruceville Cemetery with Bro. Fred Whitacre officiating. Pallbearers were: Charles E. Flinn, Michael A. Flinn, Shane Rodimel, Dirk Rodimel, Ed Rodimel, Dean Langdon, Jim Langdon and Ken Langdon.


May 8, 1998
Obituary
AUDREY LANGDON
Audrey Faye Langdon, 90, died at the Ketcham Memorial Center Thursday at 9 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be in Bruceville Cemetery with Bro. Fred Whitacre officiating.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 10 a.m. until service time on Monday.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1907 in Knox County to William and Hazel (Kraft) Kimberlin. She married Edward D. Langdon and he preceded her in death on Sept. 15, 1957. Langdon was a homemaker.
Surviving are four daughters, Barbara Smith, Washington; Bonnie Flinn, Elnora; Hazel Rhone, Patoka and Doris Goad, Brighton, Tenn.; two sons, Ronald Langdon, Norman, Okla. and Donald Langdon, Rockford, Ill.; 17 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Paul Langdon.
(May 7, 1998)



May 7, 1998
Obituaries
BILLY OSMON
PLAINVILLE-Billy Osmon, 72, died at 1:48 a.m. Tuesday at the IU Medical Center, Indianapolis.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Bicknell United Methodist Church. The Revs. Gary Cooper and Don Smith will officiate. Interment will be in the Asbury Chapel Cemetery, Ragsdale.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell.
He was born in Daviess County on Feb. 27, 1926 to Homer and Clodie (Wadsworth) Osmon. He married Doris Faith in Bicknell on Feb. 28, 1948 and she survives.
Osmon had lived all his life in Daviess County. He was a farmer and a school bus driver for North Daviess schools for 30 years. He attended Bicknell United Methodist Church and was a Plainville Lions Club member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Sue Ann Conway, Washington; four brothers, Harland Osmon, Washington; Rex and Jack Osmon, both of Plainville and Homer Osmon, Jr., Lake Alfred, Fla.; a sister, Virginia Paulin, Chicago; two grandchildren and a great-grandson.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(May 5, 1998)
NEENAH McELRAVY
ODON-Neenah McElravy, 85, died at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday at the Ketchem Memorial Center, Odon.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Anderson-Poindexter, Sandborn, with the Rev. Trevor Stanley officiating. Interment will be in the Sandborn Cemetery.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 tonight.
She was born in Oblong, Ill. on June 5, 1912 to Frank and Nancy (Bishop) Bailey. She married Miles M. McElravy on Oct. 11, 1933 and he preceded her in death on May 9, 1994.
McElravy was a homemaker and dietitian at Greene County Hospital. She also was a member of the Sandborn United Methodist Church and attended Odon Nazarene Church.
Surviving are two sons, Don McElravy, Odon and Darrell McElravy, Cape Coral, Fla.; a daughter, Louise Nebergall, Bloomington; a stepson, Gordon McElravy, Sandborn; nine grandchildren; a stepgrandchild; 13 great-grandchildren and a brother, Eura Bailey, Robinson, Ill.
She was preceded in death by a sister, two brothers and her parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sandborn United Methodist Church.
(May 6, 1998)

HENRY SMITH
INDIANAPOLIS-Henry G. Smith, 63, died Saturday afternoon at 1:05 at the Lockfield Village Health Care Center after an extended illness.
Memorial services will be this afternoon at 2 at the Centenary Christian Church, 11th and Oford St., Indianapolis. Interment will be in the Plainville Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
He was born on Nov. 12, 1934 in Cleveland, Ohio to Frank Arthur and Ethel Gladys Lipman Smith Sr., who have preceded him in death.
Smith attended school in Cleveland and then joined the US Marines. After serving in the Marines he moved to Odon and married Roxana Simmons on July 27, 1956 in Odon. She survives. He was an Odon resident until 1972 when he moved with his family to Indianapolis.
He worked for the Indianapolis Public School systems for six years retiring in 1993. He also was a member of the US National Guard for many years and was a Centenary Christian Church, Indianapolis, member.
Also, surviving are a daughter, Tanya S. Henderson; two sons, Robert A. and Jack R. Smith; three grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren and a great-grandchild, all of Indianapolis.
He was also preceded in death by 10 brothers and sisters.
Contributions may be made to the Centenary Christian Church or to the American Cancer Society.
(May 2, 1998)

May 6, 1998
Funerals
MARY BOGER
The funeral for Mary Lois Boger was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. The Revs. Lee Ayers and Charles Baxter officiated. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Arnold Boger, Dave Beck, Donnie Boger, Brian Boger, Steve Gains and John Rauch.
DAISY MINNIS
The funeral for Daisy S. Minnis was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The Rev. Charles Baxter officiated. Interment was on Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: P.M. Sanders, Jack Sanders, Jerry Sanders, Ed Rolen, David Sanders and Todd Rolen.


May 5, 1998
Obituaries
ERNEST HARRIS
VINCENNES-Ernest L. “Ernie” Harris, 69, died at his residence on Monday at 4:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at the Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway, Vincennes, Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Ron Barnes will officiate. Burial will take place Thursday in the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday.
He was born on March 9, 1929 in Knox County to Lyle and Ermal (Warren) Harris. They preceded him in death. He married Evelyn White on Dec. 22, 1951 and she survives.
Harris was a veteran of World War II serving in the Army; American Legion, VFW 40; VFW Fathers Auxiliary, Vincennes Masonic Lodge #1 and Evansville Scottish Rite member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Dixie Sue Millican, Beeville, Texas; a son, Gary Lee Harris, Norfolk, Va.; two brothers, Cletus Harris, California and Warren Ray Harris, Iowa; three sisters, Velma Klutey, Freelandville; Anna Grabbe, Shelburn and Janet Overbay, Milford, Kan.; six grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers.
(May 4, 1998)
AGNES HARRIS
LOOGOOTEE-Agnes C. Harris, 83, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Eastgate Manor Nursing Home, Washington.
Private services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, with the Dr. P.T. Wilson officiating. Burial will be at the Bethany Christian Church Cemetery.
There are no calling times.
She was born on Nov. 15, 1914 in Daviess County to William and Shiloh (Gilley) Rodgers. She married Otto M. Harris on Jan. 21, 1940. He preceded her in death in 1972.
Harris was former owner of the Midwest Printing and Lithographing Co. She was a Loogootee United Methodist Church, Loogootee Tri Kappa and Loogootee Women’s Club member.
Surviving are two daughters, Jo Ann Nonte, Washington and Carolyn Waller, Evansville; two sons, David Harris, Loogootee and James Harris, US Air Force; three sisters, Wava Riester and Katherine McDonald, both of Washington and Opal Maddox, Florida; a brother, Oris Rodgers, Washington; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Anna Waller; two sisters and two brothers.
(May 3, 1998)

Funerals
INEZ LARKIN
Funeral services for Inez Larkin were conducted at 11 a.m. on Monday at St. John Catholic Church, Loogootee. Officiating were Frs. Leo Kiesel, Ray Reising, Leo Haigerty, Frank Renner and Patrick Foster. Pallbearers were: George Kuper, Mike Verkamp, Bill Larkin, Howard Larkin, Steve Larkin, Jim Huebner and Greg Kuper. Honorary pallbearers were: Bill Dailey, Dick Walker, Jim Larkin and Bob Larkin.
CHARLES SHEETZ
Charles Sheetz’s funeral was at 1 p.m. Monday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. Interment was in Hickory Ridge Cemetery. The Rev. Robert Brett officiated. Pallbearers were: Charles Short, Eugene Sheetz, Richard Stanley Smith, Jr., Bobby Smith, Roy Nelson and Row Warner.

May 4, 1998
Obituaries
ELOISE HARDER
LOOGOOTEE-Eloise G. Harder, 78, died at 6:37 a.m. Saturday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville with burial in Community Cemetery in Haysville.
Visitation will be from 1 to 9 tonight at the Becher and Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1920 in Martin County to William and Lucy (Hickman) Wagoner. She married Willard G. Harder on Aug. 9, 1941 and he preceded her in death in 1981.
Harder was an American Legion Auxiliary in Loogootee and a Christ Lutheran Church member.
Surviving are a son, Ed Harder, Loogootee; four daughters, Sue Dorsam, Haysville; Mary Jo Emmons, Hillham, Ind.; Donna Braun and Sharon Kerns, both of Loogootee; two brothers, John Wagoner, Shoals and Harry “Frog” Wagoner, Loogootee; 19 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Jean Hellums; three brothers, Charlie, Bill and Don Wagoner; three grandchildren, Steven Emmons, Rodney Braun and Misty Kerns and a sister, who died in infancy.
(May 2, 1998)
VIOLET STREMMING
BICKNELL-Violet M. Stremming, 100, died at the Crestview Convalescent Home, Vincennes, Friday at 8 p.m.
Graveside services were at 1 this afternoon at the Salem Cemetery in Westphalia. The Rev. Dennis Stremming officiated with interment in the Salem Cemetery in Westphalia.
There was no visitation with McClure Funeral Home in Bicknell is handling the arrangements.
She was born on Nov. 12, 1897 in Elnora to Harley and Zella (Flory) May. She married Emil H. Stremming in December 1920 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 22, 1972.
Stremming was a homemaker and Presbyterian Church of Bicknell member.
Surviving are a daughter, Helen Batuello, Indianapolis; a son, Raymond L. Stremming, Bicknell; a sister, Dorothy Roth, Linton; two brothers, Kenneth May, Indianapolis and Gale May, Linton; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by seven brothers and a sister.
(May 1, 1998)

DAISY MINNIS
EVANSVILLE-Daisy S. Minnis, 94, died at 10:55 p.m. Friday at the Northwood Good Samaritan Home, Jasper.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 4 to 8 and Tuesday at 8 a.m. until services.
She was born on July 3, 1903 in Pike County to William and Martha (Willis) Sanders. She married Sherman “Bud” Minnis and he preceded her in death on June 5, 1988.
Minnis was a school teacher for 50 years working with Petersburg and Caze Elementary, Evansville, for over 20 years. She also was a member of the First Baptist Church, Petersburg.
Surviving are her nieces and nephews.
(May 1, 1998)

MARY BOGER
OTWELL-Mary Lois Boger, 85, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Saturday at 9:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg.
Visitation will be at the funeral home tonight from 3 to 8 and beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
She was born on July 1, 1912 in Petersburg to Lloyd Norman and Byrdie (Miley) Bassinger. She married Paul Boger and he preceded her in death in August 1968. She then married Arnold Boger in June 1984.
Boger was manager of the Petersburg High School cafeteria for 13 years; manager of the Jefferson Township Nutrition Program for three years; charter Friendly Circle Club of Dutchtown Community member and attended Algiers United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, Forrest L. Boger, Petersburg; five grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren and a great-great-grandchild.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Ronald Lee Boger.
(May 2, 1998)

Funerals
CHRISTOPHER MADDEN
A Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday at the St. Simon’s Church, Washington, for the funeral of J. Christopher “Chris” Madden with Frs. Michael T. Madden, David Martin, Ronald Zgunda, Lowell Will, Pat Foster and Bernard Etienne as con-celebrants. Interment was in the St. John’s Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Rick Learey, Steven Wuertz, Rick Gray, Gary Barnham, Jerry Jones, David Rodgers and Edward Mack. The honorary pallbearers were: Gary Bolton, Randy Schwab and John Sutherlin.
FLOYD CREWS
The funeral for Floyd Crews was at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Gill Chapel. Bro. Richard Smith and the Rev. Jeff Jones officiated. Interment was at the Plainville Cemetery. Active pallbearers were: Denny Eaton, Gene Eaton, Norman Eaton, Joseph Kilps, Phillip May and James Templin. Honorary pallbearers were: Ralph Keith, Ron Donaldson, Doug Wadsworth, Arthur Campbell, Jr., Willard Lamb and Harold Traylor.

IRIS HOOP
The funeral for Iris C. Hoop was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Wibert officiated. Pallbearers were: Roger, Leon, Kent, Frank E., Jerry and Steve Carroll.

FLOYD POTTS
Graveside services for Floyd B. Potts were Sunday at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. William Luttrull officiating. VFW Post 3587 Petersburg accorded rites at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. Pallbearers were: Jack Potts, Kenny Gladish, Chris Potts, Don Gladish, Leland Gladish and Brian Gladish.


May 1, 1998
Notice
FLOYD CREWS
Floyd Crews, 90, Douglas Drive, died at 3:41 this morning at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(May 1, 1998)
Obituaries
IRIS HOOP
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Iris Carroll Hoop, 83, died at her residence Thursday.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Jerry Wibert will officiate. Friends may call Saturday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon until service time.
She was born on Sept. 5, 1914 in Daviess County to Cland and Mattie (Long) Carroll. She married Donald Hoop in 1937 and he preceded her in death.
Hoop was a teacher at Plainville Elementary, Plainville High, Bay County Elementary, Panama City, Fla. and Florida Community College, Jacksonville, Fla. She was educated at the Plainville High School, Indiana State University, Florida State University and University of Florida. She was a member of the Wesconnett United Methodist Church, Jacksonville, Fla. and was also active in the Cornettsville United Methodist Church during summers in Indiana.
She served on State visiting committee evaluating the schools and as a Master Teacher training interns. She received Outstanding Teachers Award at Panama City and at college level at Jacksonville. She also worked with migrant children in South Florida/Florida Community College granted her permission to establish a bible class and to teach it. She also established a Bible scholarship in memory of her parents, which is used to help students to continue their education City, Fla.
Surviving are a sister, Juanita Ferguson, Plainville and four brothers, Robert, Don and Jim Carroll, Plainville and Russell Carroll, Indianapolis. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Dixon and Frank Carroll.
(April 30, 1998)
MERLE SCHNARR
TEMPLE, Texas-Merle (Peterson) Schnarr, 75, former area resident, died April 20 at the Kings Daughter Hospital in Temple.
Funeral services were on April 23 at the Crawford Funeral Home in Escanaba, Mich.
She was born in Cornell on Jan. 26, 1923 to George and Pearl (Thear) Budinger. She was raised in Cornell and attended Escanaba High School. She lived in Escanaba most of her life, moving to Texas in July 1997.
She married Melvin Potts and he preceded her in death. She then married Edwin Peterson and he preceded her in death. She married Clyde Schnarr, who also preceded her in death.
She had lived in the Washington area for awhile. Schnarr was employed by St. Francis Hospital as a nurse’s aide for 23 years before her retirement. She was a member of Bethany Lutheran Church, Escanaba, Four River Senior Citizens and Hydettes Extension Club.
Survivors include: a daughter, Dianne (Robert) Hoyle, Temple, Texas; a son, Robert Potts, Memphis, Tenn.; four grandchildren; a great-grandson; three sisters, Grace Quaghebeur, Pine Ridge; Donna Richer, Flat Rock and Charlotte Poquette, Milwaukee; two brothers, Al Budinger, Marquette and John “Pete” Budinger, Carson, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Judith Vargo on March 29; a brother, George and a sister, Mae Rouse.
(April 20, 1998)

FLOYD POTTS
PETERSBURG-Floyd B. Potts, 67, died at the Daviess County Hospital Thursday at 1:08 a.m.
Graveside services will be accorded by VFW Post 3587 Petersburg at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg, Sunday at 1:30 p.m. The Rev. William Luttrull will officiate.
Visitation will be Sunday beginning at 9 a.m. until service time.
He was born in Pike County on Aug. 2, 1930 to O. Floyd and Phoebe (Elkins) Potts.
Potts, a 1948 Petersburg High School graduate, worked with the Department of Natural Resources in Indiana. He served as a paratrooper with the 319th airborne, officer of Petersburg VFW Post #3587 and was a Korean veteran.
Surviving are four sisters, Eleanor and Sharon Gladish, both of Petersburg; Nancy Myers, Decatur, Texas and Marybelle Willis, Summerville, S.C. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tonda Potts; three brothers, Hoyt Potts and Frank and Jackie Dee Chamness.
(April 30, 1998)

Funerals
LESTER KARNS
The funeral for Lester Van Karns was at 1 p.m. Friday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bruceville Chapel. The Rev. Larry Martin officiated. Interment was in the Bruceville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Richard L. Baumert, Richard W. Baumert, Forrest Lynch, David Karns, Richard Rodgers and Cody Osman.


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