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July 31, 1998
Notice
MARION QUILL
A Mass will be celebrated at St. Simonís Church for Elizabeth Marion Quill at 10:30 a.m. Monday with Fr. Lowell Will as the celebrant.
Friends may call at the church to meet with the family after 10:15 a.m. Monday. Mass cards and school cards will be available.

Obituaries
JACOB BARNETT
Jacob Hayes Barnett, 16 day old son of Timothy E. and Patricia A. (Foddrill) Barnett, 11 1/2 SE Second St., died at St. Maryís Hospital, Evansville, Thursday at 4 p.m. He had been in failing health since birth.
Private graveside services will be in St. Johnís Cemetery.
There will be no visitation. Ed Lee Mortuary is handling funeral arrangements.
He was born on July 14 at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes. He also attended St. Simonís Church.
Surviving besides his parents are his grandparents, Steve and Rossine Foddrill and Ed and Rita Barnett, all of Washington; great-grandmother, Virginia Barnett, Washington and great-grandfather, Roy F. Bertran, Mitchell.
(July 30, 1998)

SAM ALFORD
Floyd ìSamî Alford, 83, 115 Mill St., died in the Daviess County Emergency Room Thursday at 7:51 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. The Revs. Bill Mallott and David Harker will officiate. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday until service time.
He was born on Sept. 15, 1914 in Martin County to John and May (Burress) Alford. He married Blanche Reister on June 15, 1935 and she survives.
Alford was brickmason and basketball and sports enthusiast. He was educated at Washington High School. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and Bricklayers Union
Also surviving are two sons, Sam Alford, Springfield, Mo. and Scott Alford, Plano, Texas; two grandsons and four great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.
(July 30, 1998)

July 30, 1998
Obituaries
GARFIELD HOWARD
Garfield L. Howard, 73, Rt. 1, died at 11:50 a.m. Monday in the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit. He had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Rick Jackson will officiate. Interment will be at the Hawkins Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and before the funeral hour on Saturday.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1924 in Daviess County to Henry and Amy (Umbles) Howard. They preceded him in death. He married H. Pauline Woodson on Sept. 7, 1954 and she survives.
Howard, a 1943 Washington High School graduate, was a supervisor at Crane Navel Weapons Depot for 38 years. He was a member of the Beulah AME Church and Masonic Lodge. He was also a Sergeant in the US Army serving during World War II in the Pacific Theatre. He was a lifetime community member.
Also surviving are his children, Leslie W. Howard, North Ridge, Calif. and Paula V. Knox, Camarillo, Calif. and five grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Cyrus, Charles and Arthur Howard and four sisters, Pearl Lewis, Clarice Morris, Ethel Howard and Mary Jane Bledsoe.
(July 27, 1998)

BRENDA MILTON
MONTGOMERY-Frances Brenda Milton, 72, died at St. Maryís Hospital, Evansville, Wednesday at 1 a.m.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Pastor Maury Brenneman will officiate with interment in St. Peterís Cemetery, Montgomery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday.
She was born on May 22, 1926 in Wolverhampton, England to James and Eva (Meridith) Mountford. She married Wayne Leon Milton on July 3, 1953 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 21, 1970.
Milton was retired from UniRoyal after 31 years; worked at NASCO for nine years and was employed at Viking Mart in Montgomery for six years. She was a member of the Church of England and attended schools in England.
Surviving are her daughter, Brenda Jean Murphy, Montgomery; two sons, Thomas James Potts, Washington and Michael David Potts, Tennessee; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a stepgreat-grandchild; two sisters, Peggy Rowley and Pauline Roberts, both of Wolverhampton, England; six brothers, Stanley, Peter, Kenny, Maurice and Graham Mountford, all of Wolverhampton, England and David Mountford, Warwikshire, England.
She was preceded in death by two grandchildren and a brother.
(July 29, 1998)

July 29, 1998
Notice
BRENDA MILTON
MONTGOMERY-Brenda Milton, 72, died at St. Maryís Hospital, Evansville, today at 1 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(July 29, 1998)

Obituaries
FRANKLIN BAUER
John Franklin ìFrankî Bauer, 89, south of Pennyville, died at 10:42 p.m. Tuesday in the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit.
The funeral will be at 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Oak Grove Church, Pennyville, with the Rev. Dan Gilley officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m. to noon Friday at Gill Chapel and after 1:30 p.m. Friday at the church until service time.
He was born on Jan. 12, 1909 in Dubois County to Christopher and Gertrude (Garland) Bauer. He married Nancy Elizabeth Hedrick on April 7, 1927 and she preceded him in death on May 22, 1983.
Bauer was a retired farmer in Reeve Township and had driven a school bus for 36 years. He was also a member of Oak Grove U.B. Church, Pennyville and Oak Grove Cemetery, Reeve Township, Cemetery board of trustees for 50 years.
Surviving are a daughter, Norma Gingerich, Washington; three sons, Arnold Bauer, Rt. 4; Dallas Bauer, Odon and Clyde Bauer, Huron, Ind.; eight grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; eight stepgrandchildren; 11 stepgreat-grandchildren; six sisters, Gertrude Riker, Christena Jackman and Annetta Potts, all of Washington; Vonda McCain, Duff, Ind.; Nora Williams, Evansville and Fern Seymour, California and a brother, Clifford Bauer, Indianapolis.
He was also preceded in death by three sisters and four brothers.
(July 28, 1998)

HESTER FURMAN
Hester Coffman McCammack Furman, 89, formerly of Park Avenue, died at the Washington Nursing Center Tuesday at 5:15 p.m.
Graveside services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. David Blystone. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
There will be no visitation. Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Nov. 12, 1908 in Daviess County to Walter V. and Jessye (Coffman) McCullough. She married Sherman McCammack on Oct. 14, 1955 and he preceded her in death on July 16, 1973. She then married Austin Furman on Dec. 28, 1979 and he preceded her in death on July 6.
Furman, a Washington High School graduate, was a retired school teacher and social worker. She was also a member of the Otterbein United Methodist Church, Eastern Star #210, Rebekah Lodge #78 and White River Chapter DAR. She received her B.S. degree from Indiana State Teachers College, Terre Haute and her M.S. degree from Indiana University.
Surviving are two stepdaughters, Nita Greene, Lake Station, Ind. and Elayn Tamandli, Edwardsburg, Mich.; a stepgranddaughter and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Paul McCullough.
(July 28, 1998)

FANNIE GRABER
CANNELBURG-Fannie Graber, 81, died at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday in the Daviess County Hospital emergency room.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Providence Mennonite Church with The Rev. Maury Brennaman officiating. Interment will be at the Providence Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Aug. 8, 1916 to Noah and Rebecca (Lengacher) Graber. She married Fred Graber on March 12, 1936 and he preceded her in death on Dec. 18, 1995.
Graber was a Providence Mennonite Church member.
Surviving are two sons, Jack Graber, Montgomery and Willard Graber, Cannelburg; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; two sisters, Martha Wagler, Loogootee and Mary Wagler, Montgomery and a brother, Simon Graber, Loogootee.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter and a son as infants; a sister and three brothers.
(July 28, 1998)

EDNA HOCHMEISTER
HUNTINGBURG-Edna F. Hochmeister, 83, died at 5:22 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Josephís Hospital, Huntingburg.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the Central Christian Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow in the Mayo Cemetery. The Rev. Jim Petty will officiate.
Friends may call at the Nass and Son Funeral Home, Huntingburg, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday.
She was born on March 21, 1915 at Velpen to William Henry and Helen Etta (Sullivan) Jones. She married Lewis Hochmeister on Oct. 14, 1933 and he preceded her in death on March 10, 1972.
Hochmeister was a homemaker and was a retired Styline Industries employee. She was also a Central Christian Church member.
Surviving are two daughters, Retta Ferguson, Greensburg, Ind. and Janice BlackGrove, Jackson, Mich.; three sons, Gordon Hochmeister, Washington; Larry Hochmeister, Jasper and Noble Hochmeister, Celestine, Ind.; 15 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Donald ìFredî Hochmeister; three brothers, Earl, Bill and Maurice Jones and a sister, Iona Ruston.
(July 28, 1998)

Funeral
KENNETH RUSSELL
The funeral for Kenneth A. Russell was at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart officiated with interment at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Paul Noland, Rodney Garrison, Dan Hornback, Jason Wright, Bernard Detty and Ed Simnick.

July 28, 1998
Notice
GARFIELD HOWARD
Garfield L. Howard, 73, Rt. 1, died at the Daviess County Hospital Monday at 11:50 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 27, 1998)

Obituary
LISA HAM-COUCH
INDIANAPOLIS-Lisa Louise Ham-Couch, 39, died Saturday.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Mooresville.
Calling will be from 4 to 8 tonight in Harry W. Moore Peace Chapel at Woodruff Place. Burial will be in the Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Hall.
Ham-Couch was a loader for seven years at World Media Group, Inc. She is also a member of the Good Shepherd Baptist Church, Mooresville.
Surviving are her husband, John W. Couch; a daughter, Kristin N. Couch; eight sisters, Diana Skomp, Washington; Mary Jones, Patricia OíConnor, Lee Ann Ham, Lori Starner, Marilyn Hendrickson, Iona Oritz and Rose Hutton and five brothers, Richard, William, Robert, Daniel and John Ham.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research in care of the funeral home.
(July 25, 1998)

Funerals
ALICE BLEVENS
The funeral for Mary Alice Blevens was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Cliff Woodrum officiating. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery, Odon. Pallbearers were: Robert Chastain, Bill Stader, James Crosby, Ralph Taylor, Cliff Williamson and Jerry Swann.
HELEN GRAY
The funeral for Helen M. (Bement) Gray was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Monday at 1:30 p.m. with interment in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow. The Rev. Henry Leehe officiated. Pallbearers were: Rob Brittain, William Shimer, Pete Brittain, Robert Bement, Mark Brittain and J.D. Bement.

DEAN WILSON
The funeral for George Dean Wilson was at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. John Moreland officiated with interment in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Brandon Wilson, Bill Wilson, Christopher Wilson, Michael Wilson, Brian Esko and Francis Carie.

July 27, 1998
Obituaries
DEAN WILSON
VINCENNES-Dean Wilson, 68, formerly of Edwardsport, died at his residence Sunday at 2 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. John Moreland will be officiating with interment in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on March 17, 1930 in Edwardsport to George and Nell ìFrenchî Wilson. He married Ethel Roach on May 22, 1952 and she survives.
Wilson was a retired construction worker and from McCord Corp. He was last employed as manager of the Bicknell French Club. He was also a member of the Edwardsport Christian Church, Bicknell French Club, Bicknell VFW Post #3190, Edwardsport American Legion Post, US Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict.
Also surviving are a daughter, Pamela Esko, Carol Stream, Ill.; two sons, Bill Wilson, Floyd Knobs and Michael Wilson, Edwardsport; two sisters, Corena Strickland, Washington and Barbara Ilorn, East Peoria, Ill. and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
Family requests if so desired memorials may be made to the Lincoln Trails Hospice.
(July 26, 1998)

KENNETH RUSSELL
BICKNELL-Kenneth A. Russell, 74, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital Saturday at 12:50 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell Chapel. The Rev. Warren Stewart will officiate with interment at the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1923 in Bicknell to Arnold and Mabel (Hunt) Russell. He married Virginia McMurray on Jan. 5, 1953 and she survives.
Russell retired in 1986 as a maintenance supervisor for Hoosier Energy. He was also affiliated with the Bicknell First Baptist Church. He was a member of the Bicknell French Club, past Moose Lodge governor and US Army Air Force World War II veteran.
Also surviving are a daughter, Brenda Simnick, New Palestine; five sons, Kenneth and Ernest, both of Bicknell; Donald, Kansas City, Kan.; John, Wheatland and Terry, Collinsville, Ill.; 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a brother.
(July 25, 1998)

ELIZABETH QUILL
Elizabeth Marion Quill, 90, 2100 Raven Drive, died at the Daviess County Hospital Sunday at 2:15 a.m. She was in failing health for two days after suffering serious injuries in a fall.
The Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
There will be no visitation.
A memorial service will be at a later date after cremation.
She was born on Aug. 9, 1907 in Mt. Olive, Ill. to Columkill and Clara (Rumpf) Clavin. They preceded her in death. She married Laurence Larkin Quill on July 29, 1933 and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Quill, a 1926 Mt. Olive High School graduate, was a registered dietitian for 20 years in Lansing, Mich. She worked in the public school system and at the Michigan State University. She was a St. Simonís Church, Sugarland Homemakers and Welcome Wagon member. She came to the Daviess County area six years ago. She received a b.s. degree in home economics from St. Marys of the Woods College. She also had a dietetic internship from Barnes Hospital in St. Louis.
Surviving are two daughters, Laurinda Walker, Washington and Mary Alice Hofmann, Placita, N.M.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, Columkill Grattan Clavin.
Memorials may be made to the Washington Catholic Endowment or Cardinal Care of Washington Catholic.
(July 26, 1998)

HELEN GRAY
OTWELL-Helen M. Gray, 86, died at the Jasper Memorial Hospital Friday at 12:45 p.m.
The funeral was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, today at 1:30 p.m. with interment at the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Winslow.
She was born on Feb. 14, 1912 in Pike County to Robert and Hattie (Whitehead) Abbott. She married Cecil Bement and he preceded her in death on April 8, 1973. She then married Morris ìSteveî Gray and he preceded her in death on Nov. 23, 1997.
Gray was a member of the Contenders of Faith Church, Otwell.
Surviving are a son, Don Bement, Elko, Nev.; two daughters, Martha L. Shimer, Petersburg and Sandy Brittain, Otwell; 10 grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Priscilla Johnson; two sons, John and Bobby Bement and a halfbrother, Eddie Henning.
(July 24, 1998)

RACHEL WAGLER
MONTGOMERY-Rachel Kay Wagler, 12 day old daughter of David and Lena Wagler, died at the Wishard Hospital, Indianapolis, Friday at 11:30 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Lester B. Wagler Residence. Home Ministers will officiate with interment in North Bogard Cemetery. Friends may call at the Lester B. Wagler Residence.
Poindexter-Hall and McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on July 12 in Daviess County to David Devon and Lena Rose Wagler. They survive. She was a Old Order Amish Church member.
Also surviving are her maternal grandparents, Lester B. and Mary Wagler, Montgomery; maternal great-grandparents, Ben G. and Ida Wagler, Odon; maternal great-grandmother, Susan Eicher, Loogootee; paternal grandparents, Herman and Pauline Wagler, Montgomery; paternal great-grandmother, Lydia Knepp, Montgomery and paternal great-stepgrandmother, Hanna Wagler, Loogootee.
(July 24, 1998)

Funerals
DONALD WALTON
Funeral services for Donald F. Walton were Friday. The Rev. Dennis Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Gordon Bough, Zach Hoffman, Brian Pieper, John Swann, Greg Taylor, Mark Taylor, Bill Walton and Tommy Walton. Honorary pallbearers were: Mark Barber, Marco Brown, Harold Dant, Redus Hembree, Jon Hoffman, Mark Jones, Ralph Keith, Tom Nugent, Joe Peeden, Jeff Strange, Max Warren, Teddy York and Kenneth Zike.
JAMES LEE HUNT SR.
The funeral for James Lee Hunt, Sr. was at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Sherm Jenne officiated with interment in Memorial Park Cemetery, Vincennes. Pallbearers were: James Woodall, Jr., Kyle McKinney, Earl ìBudî Speer, David Vannarsdall, Luke Miller and Alvin Rodimel. The honorary pallbearers were Cecil and Leonard Ray.

ROSEMARY ARVIN
The funeral for Rosemary Arvin were Friday. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Paul Weisheit, Joe Craney, Beryl Arvin, Ajax Arvin, John Walker, Ed Nolley, Bill Hart, Ernie Martin, Don Arvin and Chas Bradley.

DENA FREYBERGER
The funeral for Dena Freyberger at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel. Interment was in Haysville Community Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Larry Hinkle, David Hinkle, Richard Hinkle, John Freyberger, Doug McCord and Jerry Gottman.

THOMAS RYAN
The funeral for Thomas ìTommyî M. Ryan was at 2 p.m. Sunday at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Jeff Jones officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Steve Dayton, Myron Raney, Jamie Burgess, Jeff Todd, Kim Wilz and Sam Jones.

DOROTHY PADGETT
The funeral for Dorothy M. Padgett was at 2 p.m. today at the McClure Funeral Home. The Rev. Forest Godin officiated with interment in the Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Randy Scott, D.J. Patton, Richard Scott, Chuck Patton, Danny Patton and Greg Patton.

July 22, 1998
Obituary
DONALD WALTON
LOOGOOTEE-Donald F. Walton, 75, died at 2:55 a.m. Tuesday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight and Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
There will also be a viewing at the church an hour prior to the service on Friday.
Masonic Rites will be conducted at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1923 in Martin County to Wayman W. and Martha (Westhafer) Walton. He married Janett Dayton on Jan. 12, 1946 and she survives.
Walton retired from farming in 1993. He was a 1941 Loogootee High School graduate and member, trustee and Sunday School teacher at the Loogootee United Methodist Church. He belonged to the Masonic Lodge and Scottish Rite where he was a member for 50 years.
He was director of the White River Co-Op where he had been a member for 45 years. He was Outstanding Young Farmer in 1959. Farm Family of the Year in 1996. He was Republican Central Committee of Martin County secretary. He was also a board member of the Dairymen, Inc. He was a West Boggs Park Board member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Cheryl Pieper, Avon, Ind. and Brenda Swann, Brownsburg, Ind.; a brother, Paul Walton, Loogootee; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Kenneth and Milford T. Walton and a sister, Beatrice Smith.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Cancer Society.
(July 21, 1998)

July 21, 1998
Obituaries
RUBY JONES
Ruby E. Jones, 75, 419 St. Johnís Road, died at the Daviess County Hospital Monday at 2:06 p.m. She had been in failing health for several months, but death came suddenly.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Revs. David Harker and Wm. Malott will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. on Thursday.
She was born on Sept. 6, 1922 in Daviess County to Buford and Mary E. Fisher. She married Lynn L. Jones on Sept. 13, 1947 and he preceded her in death on May 22.
Jones was employed at Parachute Factory during World War II. She was a member of the First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School for several years. She was educated in Daviess County schools and was a lifetime community member.
Surviving are her children, Jerry Jones and Patty Steen, both of Washington; Ronnie Jones, Ft. Wayne; Barbara Bogard, Deputy, Ind. and Sharon Miller, Indianapolis; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
(July 20, 1998)

ROSEMARY ARVIN
LOOGOOTEE-Rosemary Arvin, 79, died at her residence this morning at 12:15.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday at the St. Martinís Catholic Church, Whitfield. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. Rosary will be at 6:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 18, 1918 in Daviess County to Gus H. and Helen (McCann) Arvin.
Arvin was a cashier with the Hoosier Gas Company, Loogootee, for 20 years. She was a member of St. Martinís Catholic Church where she was a member of the Alter Society. She was secretary and treasurer of the Cemetery Association for 44 years.
Surviving are two sisters, Lucile Arvin and Esther Cox, both of Loogootee.
(July 21, 1998)

Funerals
ETHEL GREENWELL
Funeral services for Ethel Greenwell were conducted Saturday . The Rev. L. D. Payton officiated. Pallbearers were: Dale Bledsoe, Darrell Bledsoe, Jim Bledsoe, Paul Walton, Bob Whitfield and Jay Brocksmith.
CARL FISH
Funeral services for Carl W. Fish were conducted Friday. Fr. Tom Kessler officiated. Pallbearers were: Jim Pankey, Jason Fish, Tony Fish, Rodney Cox, Allen Henninger and Jay Henninger. Honorary pallbearers were: Jay Smith, Spencer Lundy, Dane Mosby and Ben Gunter.

CHESTER MARTIN
The funeral for Chester A. Martin was at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment was in Walnut Hills Cemetery. The Rev. John Berry officiated. Pallbearers were: Chad Wilson, Brent Higgs, Russell Wright, Ron Like, Jeff Norville, Wilson Rhodes and Matthew Norville.

SAMUEL PORTER
The funeral for Samuel E. Porter was at 11 a.m. today at the Bicknell Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Forest Godin officiating. Interment was in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery. McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Pallbearers were: Bob Frederick, Andy Phipps, David Hill, Eric Getchell, Ben Hill and Josh Hambrick. Honorary pallbearers were John Hill, Don Hill and Tom Porter.

July 20, 1998
Obituaries
MERLE MCKINNEY
MARTINSVILLE-Merle F. ìDellasî McKinney, 67, died in the Morgan County Memorial Hospital Emergency Room, Martinsville, on Friday at 2:07 p.m.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Neal and Summers Mortuary, 110 E. Poston Road, Martinsville. Burial will be at the Nebo Memorial Park, Martinsville.
Calling hours will be tonight from 4 to 8 at Neal and Summers Mortuary and from 8 a.m. until services Tuesday.
He was born on Nov. 25, 1930 in Loogootee to Charles and Mary Evelyn (Arvin) McKinney. They preceded him in death. He married Donnice M. Prather on May 11, 1957 and she survives.
McKinney, a 1949 Loogootee High School graduate, retired in 1980 after 25 years with the Indiana State Police. He was a lieutenant and coordinator of Criminal Investigation in Central Indiana. During those years he also served as commander of the Bloomington and Putnamville State Police Posts, as well as, Indiana State Police Garage and Quartermaster Section. After retirement he served as investigator for the Morgan County Prosecution and Superintendent for the City of Martinsville.
He attended eight years at St. Johnís Catholic School in Loogootee. He moved to Martinsville in 1955 from Loogootee. After high school he attended Valpraiso University on a basketball scholarship, served in the Korean Conflict, from 1951 to 53 and returned to Indiana University and Vincennes University after the war.
He was also a member of the St. Johnís Catholic Church, Loogootee, American Legion #230; Martinsville Elks Lodge #1349; Morgan Co. Sheriffís Merit Board, Indiana State Police Alliance and Pioneers of the State Police. He was a sergeant in the US Air Force.
Surviving are two sons, Marty D. McKinney, Batesville and Mark K. McKinney, Martinsville; two grandchildren and three sisters, Carrie Bledsoe, Virginia Ward and Betty Parsons, all of Loogootee.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Charles McKinney and three sisters, Margie Klem, Mildred Osborne and Ada Marie Grafton.
(July 17, 1998)

CHESTER MARTIN
PETERSBURG-Chester A. Martin, 85, died at 9 p.m. Friday at the Jasper Memorial Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will be at the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. John Berry will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 to 8 tonight and from 8 a.m. until services Saturday. Masonic service is at 7 tonight at the funeral home.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1912 in Knox County to Prentice and Stella (Cooper) Martin. He married Mildred Weber on March 31, 1934 and she survives.
Martin was a farmer and railroad engineer with New York Central Railroad. He was a member of the Pike Masonic Lodge #121 Petersburg; Scottish Rite, Hadi Shrine, Evansville; Elks, Washington; Independent Order of Odd Fellows (IOOF), Moose Lodge, Petersburg; formerly served on the Pike County Council, PCARC Board, Community Mental Health Board, Pike County; Chamber of Commerce, Kiwanis, life Moose Lodge 1617, Petersburg, member and was a pilot.
Surviving are a daughter, Joyce Wilson, Greenville, Ky.; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
(July 17, 1998)

WALTER DOSCH
MUNCIE-Walter P. Dosch, 81, died early Sunday morning at Ball Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Lawrence Catholic Church. Burial will follow in the Gardens of Memory Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Parson Mortuary and from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Mortuary.
A rosary service will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Parson Mortuary.
He was born in Washington. He was married to his wife, Catherine (Yeager) Dosch, for 58 years. She survives.
Dosch, a 1937 Washington High School graduate, moved to Muncie in 1955 where he was employed as an electrician for 40 years retiring in 1981 from IBEW Local #855. He was a past president of Local #855; past president of the Local #855 retiree club which he helped charter. He received his fourth degree in the Knights of Columbus #560, where he also was Knight of the Year in 1989. He was a member of the St. Lawrence Catholic Church and former member of the churchís 50 Plus Club. He was also a US Navy veteran serving during World War II.
Also surviving are two sons, Kenneth R. and William R. Dosch; a sister, Marguerite M. Dosch; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by seven brothers, Curtis, Patrick, Lawrence, Wilbur, Bernard, Frank and Joseph Dosch and two sisters, Helen Norris and Lucille Englehart.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Gibault Foundation, 6301 South US Hwy. 41, P.O. Box 2316, Terre Haute, Ind. 47802-9986 or to St. Lawrence Catholic Church of Muncie.
(July 19, 1998)

SAMUEL PORTER
EDWARDSPORT-Samuel E. Porter, 19, died in the Good Samaritan Hospital Emergency Room Friday at 5:58 p.m. He died from injuries suffered in an automobile accident on the Bicknell-Wheatland Road.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Bicknell Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Forest Godin officiating. Interment will be at the Edwardsport Town Cemetery. Friends may call tonight from 4 to 8 at the McClure Funeral Home, Bicknell.
He was born on March 19, 1979 in Vincennes to Thomas and Eloise (Phipps) Porter and they survive in Edwardport.
Porter was employed at the Crane Army Anmunition Activity. He was also affiliated with the Word of the Life Church in Bicknell.
Also surviving are: two sisters, Patricia Bruns, Wheatland and Jennifer Frederick, W. Lafayette; a brother, Thomas H. Porter, W. Lafayette; a paternal grandmother, Myrtle Yagle, Edwardsport; a maternal grandmother, Sadie Louise Phipps and a paternal great-grandmother, Estelle Everett, Edwardsport.
(July 17, 1998)

CATHERINE JONES
Catherine V. ìKayî Jones, 87, formerly of 410 N.E. Fifth St., died at the Washington Nursing Center Saturday at 2:05 a.m. She had been at the nursing home for four years and seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Simonís Church with Fr. Lowell Will officiating. Interment will be in St. Johnís Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 8 a.m. Wednesday until the funeral hour.
There will be a rosary prayed at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
She was born on June 25, 1911 in Martin County to Damon and Josephine (Dowling) Jones. They preceded her in death.
Jones, a 1931 St. Simonís Academy graduate, worked in secretarial and bookkeeping and was employed at Frank Vondershmitt Buick Agency in Washington for five years. Then she moved to Greenfield, Ind. to be a bookkeeper for Northside Chevrolet Agency. She returned to Washington in 1942 and was employed by REMC as an officer manager, administrative assistant and recording secretary for the board of directors. She retired after 32 years of service. She lived most of her life in the community. She was a member of St. Simonís Church, Legion of Mary and was secretary for six years; Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, Washington Curis and was president for six years. She was also a violinist.
Surviving are a sister, Anna Mary Padgett, Greenfield. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Julie Jones and Gertrude Jerger Hickman.
(July 18, 1998)

RALPH MARNER
LOOGOOTEE-Ralph Marner, 77, died at his residence Saturday at 8 a.m.
The funeral was at the Family Residence this morning at 9 with Home Ministers officiating. Interment was in Stoll Cemetery. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Aug. 14, 1920 in Arthur, Ill. to Jake and Malinda (Yutzy) Marner. He married Katie Eicher on Feb. 24, 1944 and she survives.
Marner was a farmer and Old Order Amish Church member.
Also surviving are five sons, Lester and John Marner, both of Montgomery; Wilber Marner, Odon and Dannie and Marvin Marner, both of Loogootee; three daughters, Rosanne Knepp and Carolyn Graber, both of Loogootee and Lorene Swartzentruber, Montgomery; 46 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; his stepmother, Mary Marner, Loogootee and a sister, Mary Kemp, Carry Village, Mo.
He was preceded in death by a son, Eugene; a grandson, Kent Marner; a brother and a sister.
(July 18, 1998)

FRANK LAMBERT
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla.-Frank Edward ìEdî Lambert, 83, formerly of Montgomery, died at 10:40 p.m. Saturday.
Services are pending.
He was born on June 12, 1915. He married Stella P. Newton on Oct. 15, 1939 and she died on Dec. 21, 1992.
Lambert moved to Florida in 1954. He was a self-employed contractor. He built and managed the original Black Oak Motel and Restaurant.
Surviving are a daughter, Shannon Fitzpatrick, Durham, N.C.; a granddaughter and a grandson.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Doug, who died in infancy.
Memorial contributions can be made to Broward County Hospice, Broward Co., Fla.
(July 18, 1998)

ROSE LEE
Rose Lee, 94, 106 Dewey Ave., died Sunday at 12:20 p.m. at the Good Samaritan Hospital. She had been ill several months and seriously ill four days.
Graveside services will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery at 11 a.m. Tuesday. There will be no visitation. Ed Lee Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Nov. 17, 1903, in Richland County, Ill., to Albert W. and Ida B. (Wilson) Foster. She married Alonzo (Lon) Lee on Feb. 22, 1932, and he died March 15, 1972.
She came to Daviess County at the age of 14 and lived most of her life in the community. She was educated in Olney, Ill., and was a 1924 Washington High School graduated. Early in life, she worked as a telephone operator.
She was a member of the Christ United Methodist Church.
Surviving are three children all of Washington: Joyce A. Lee, Carolyn Lee, and Stephen F. Lee; three grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A great granddaughter is deceased.
(July 19, 1998)

Funerals
ARNOLD KRUTSINGER
The funeral for Arnold Krutsinger was at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Darren Belcher officiating. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. The American Legion and VFW accorded full military rites at graveside. The pallbearers were: Steven Davis, Robbie Davis, David Davis, Charles Noland, Larry Noland and Paul Davis.
BERNARD SIMMONS
The funeral for Bernard E. Simmons was at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Revs. Byron Fritz and Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mike Simmons, Barry Simmons, Adam Simmons, Cork Simmons, Brian Simmons and Matt Simmons. Honorary pallbearers were Tim and Steve Simmons.

July 17, 1998
Obituaries
VERA FESLER
ODON-Vera P. Fesler, 72, died at the Lyons Convalescent Center Wednesday at 9:35 p.m.
The funeral will be at the Frady Memorial United Methodist Church, Raglesville, Sunday at 3 p.m. The Revs. Jerry Wilbert and Tom Leighty will officiate with interment at the Raglesville Cemetery.
Calling is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the church.
Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield, is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on March 15, 1926 in Raglesville to John William and Alma (Haverstock) Burress. She married James R. Fesler, Jr. and he preceded her in death.
Fesler worked at the grocery store in Raglesville for 40 years and was an Avon representative for 25 years. She was also a member of the Frady Memorial United Methodist Church, Raglesville and attended the Shiloh Church of God, Odon.
Surviving are a daughter, Susan C. Richards, Bloomfield; two sisters, Margaret Stoner, Brownsburg and Dora Mae McNabb, Avon; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Kenneth Fesler; three sisters, a brother and her parents.
Contributions may be made to: Lyons Convalescent Center Residents Fund in care of Linda Drew, Administrator, P.O. Box 247, Lyons, Ind. 47443.
(July 15, 1998)

ARNOLD KRUTSINGER
Arnold Krutsinger, 66, 301 S.E. 15th St., died at the Veteranís Admission Hospital, Danville, Ill., Wednesday at 9:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with Bro. Darren Belcher officiating. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Friends may call after 10 a.m. Saturday.
He was born on Feb. 2, 1932 in Lewisville, Ill. to Art and Maude (Owens) Krutsinger. He married Evelyn Joyce Noland Smith on June 17, 1976 and she survives.
Krutsinger was a retired brakeman with CSX Railway and attended Bethany Christian Church. He was a Korean War Army veteran. He was also a member of the American Legion, VFW, Charity Lodge #30 F&AM, Scottish Rite, Evansville; Hadi Shrine, Evansville and Daviess County Shrine Club.
Also surviving are a daughter, Linda Krutsinger, Illinois; a son, Stephen Krutsinger, Indianapolis; a grandchild; three stepchildren, Tonya Shafer, Wm. Michael and Marc Smith, all of Plainville; five stepgrandchildren and three brothers, Gene, Wayne and Howard Krutsinger, all of Flora, Ill.
He was preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.
(July 15, 1998)

Funerals
PRISCILLA JOHNSON
The funeral for Priscilla G. Johnson was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, this morning at 10:30 with interment in the Iva, Ind. Public Cemetery. The Rev. Henry Leehe officiated. Pallbearers were: Rob Brittain, William Shimer, Pete Brittain, J.D. Bement, Mark Brittain and Robert N. Bement.
EVELYN MCCAIN
The funeral for Evelyn Kays McCain was at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Donald Kendall, Joe Kendall, Bill Kendall, Jim Kendall, Bob Kays and Jim Johnson.

HARRY BOGGS
The funeral for Harry L. Boggs was at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Sheetz, Robert Waltz, Tom Bartholomew, Joe Charterland, Russell Lee and B.J. Haggard.

VERONA LEMMON
The funeral for Verona Lemmon was at 10:30 this morning at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor John Pevelka officiating. Interment was in the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: John Guthrie, David Wininger, Karry Stoll, Adam Lemmon, Jerry Bastian and Ryan Canolty.

MARY STEURY
The funeral for Mary Wagler Steury was at 9 a.m. Thursday at the family residence with Home Ministers officiating. Interment was in Wagler Cemetery. Pallbearers were: David Swartzentruber, Mark Raber, Louis Wagler and David L. Wagler.

July 16, 1998
Notice
ARNOLD KRUTSINGER
Arnold Krutsinger, 65, 509 Jan Ann Court, died at the Veteran's Admission Hospital, Danville, Ill., Wednesday at 9:55 p.m.
The funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(July 15, 1998)
Obituaries
BERNARD SIMMONS
Bernard Edgar "Preach" Simmons, 77, 2103 Lake View Drive, died at his residence this morning at 2:30.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Steven Kaetzel officiating. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday.
He was born on Aug. 1, 1920 in Epsom to Ray and Iva Mae (Tucker) Simmons. He married Eldena Reed on Sept. 24, 1944 and she survives.
Simmons was a retried farmer having farmed the McKittrick Farms for 50 years. His C.B. handle was "Blue Machine". He was also a Christ United Methodist Church member.
Also surviving are his daughter, Iva Kay Simmons, Washington; five sons, Ray Charles, John Wesley and Douglas Eugene Simmons, all of Plainville; Bernard E. Simmons, Jr., Jasper and Robert E. Lee Simmons, Newton, Ill.; 18 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Geneva Mae Boyd and Bonnie Louise Shreve, both of Washington and a brother, Lester Simmons, Owensboro, Ky.
He was preceded in death by a son, Skippy Dean Simmons; a sister, Mary Brothers and three brothers, Elmer, Ray and Charles Simmons.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Helping Hands Hospice.
(July 16, 1998)

TYSON MASON
EVANSVILLE-Tyson Brynn Mason, infant daughter of Lafe and Desiree (Dant) Mason, died at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Norton Hospital, Louisville, Ky.
Graveside services were at 1 p.m. today at the Mt. Zion Cemetery in Ruthford Township. Lee Funeral Home, Loogootee, is in charge of arrangements.
There was no calling.
She was born on Tuesday in Louisville, Ky.
Also surviving besides her parents in Evansville are: her grandparents, Robert and Deborah Dyal and Michael Dant, all of Loogootee; Arvis, Jr. and Deborah Mason, Somner, Ill.; great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Florence) Dant and Mr. and Mrs. Doyle (Betty) Tolbert, all of Loogootee and great-great-grandmother, Audra Tolbert, French Lick.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the funeral home.
(July 14, 1998)
 

July 15, 1998
Obituaries
PRISCILLA JOHNSON
OTWELL-Priscilla G. Johnson, 48, died of natural causes at 10:18 a.m. Monday at the St. Maryís Medical Center, Evansville.
The funeral will be at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Friday at 10:30 a.m. with interment in the Iva, Ind. Public Cemetery.
Visitation will be Thursday at the funeral home from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. until services.
She was born to Cecil and Helen Abbott Bement on Oct. 24, 1949 in Pike County. Her father preceded her in death while her mother, Helen Abbott Bement Gray survives in Otwell. She married Morgan Johnson and he survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Scott Bement and Stephen M. Johnson, both of Otwell and Jarrod M. Johnson, Petersburg; two daughters, Morgan Renee Johnson, Otwell and Shona Lynn Pancake, Winslow; a brother, Don Bement, Elko, Nev.; two sisters, Martha L. Shimer, Petersburg and Sandy Brittain, Otwell and two grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, John Bement.
(July 13, 1998)
CARL FISH
LOOGOOTEE-Carl W. Fish, 79, died at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday at his daughterís home.
A funeral mass will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at St. John Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Titzer Funeral Home, Loogootee.
A Rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
He was born on Oct. 22, 1918 in Jackson County Indiana to Claude C. and Flora (Terrell) Fish. He married Rose M. McGuire on May 12, 1943 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 1996.
Fish was retired from the Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Local #18. He most recently worked as an attendant for Smithís Citgo Service Station in Loogootee. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church in Loogootee. He was also a World War II Army Veteran.
Surviving are a son, Gregory Fish, Loogootee; four daughters, Waynette Pankey, Karen Inman and Kathye Henninger, all of Loogootee and Rhonda Micucci, Greenwood; two brothers, Donovan Fish, Columbus, Ind. and Gerald Fish, New Whiteland, Ind.; two sisters, Frances Hedrick, Greenfield, Ind. and Barbara Fields, Freetown, Ind.; nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Maryann Fish and two brothers, Bernard and Gene Fish.
(July 14, 1998)

ETHEL GREENWELL
KISSIMMEE, Fla.-Ethel L. Greenwell, 90, formerly of Loogootee, died Tuesday afternoon at the Donegan Health Care Center in Kissimmee, Fla., where she had resided for several years.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Titzer Funeral Home in Loogootee. Burial will be in the St. John Catholic Cemetery in Loogootee.
Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until the service hour on Saturday.
She was born on Sept. 3, 1907 in Loogootee to Otis and Effie (Fletcher) Bledsoe. She married Edward Greenwell and he preceded her in death on June 10, 1953.
Greenwell was a homemaker.
Surviving are a brother, Claude Bledsoe, Kissimmee, Fla. and a sister-in-law, Doris Bledsoe, Loogootee.
(July 14, 1998)

MARY STEURY
MONTGOMERY-Mary Ann Wagler Steury, 96, died after an illness of eight weeks in the Daviess County Hospital Extended Care Unit on Monday at 4:55 p.m.
The funeral will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at the family residence with Home Ministers officiating. Interment will be at the Wagler Cemetery.
Friends may call after noon Tuesday at the family residence.
Gill Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on May 25, 1902 in Daviess County to Peter C. and Anna (Leichty) Graber. She married Abraham Wagler on Dec. 29, 1918 and he preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 1953. She then married Rudy C. Byler on Sept. 11, 1964 and he preceded her in death on July 8, 1967. She also married Aaron Steury on Nov. 17, 1977 and he preceded her in death on Oct. 28, 1980.
Steury was a member of the Old Order Amish church.
Surviving are a daughter, Verda Wagler, Montgomery; five grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter who was stillborn; five sisters and nine brothers.
(July 13, 1998)

VERONA LEMMON
Verona Mae Lemmon, 81, 115 Coronado Drive, died at 5:28 a.m. Tuesday in the Daviess County Hospital extensive care unit.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor John Pevelka officiating. Interment will be in the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel and after 9 a.m. Friday at the church.
She was born on Jan. 15, 1917 in Daviess County to Frank and Amelia (Mann) Schnarr. She married Russell C. Lemmon on April 6, 1940 and he survives.
Lemmon had taught at the Rosemary Kenneday School. She had attended Porter School in Reeve Township and was a Good Shepherd Lutheran Church member. She was also a member of the Rebekah Lodge and County Extension Homemakers Organization.
Also surviving are a daughter, Nancy Lemmon Canalty, Athens, Ga.; four sons, Richard Lemmon, Loogootee; Larry Lemmon, Pittsboro, Ind.; Russ Lemmon, Holland, Ohio and Doug Lemmon, Heidleburg, Germany; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three sisters, Clara Marie Clodfelter, Mabel Goller and Louise Hoffa, all of Indianapolis and a brother, Wilbur Schnarr, Indianapolis.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Barr-Reeve Scholarship Fund.
(July 14, 1998)

Funerals
LINDA AKERS
The funeral for Linda Akers was at 2 today at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. April Breeden officiated. The Robinson brothers were pallbearers.
REX OSMON
The funeral for Rex Osmon was at 11 this morning at the Plainville United Methodist United Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Tony Rehrman, Rick Rehrman, David Osmon, Brian Beuhler, Aaron Osmon and Mark Osmon. Honorary pallbearers were: Anna Rehrman, Stacey Adler, Melissa Osmon, Rhonda Miller, Julie Lane, Lori Lehman, Darla Beuhler and Lori Osmon.
 

July 14, 1998
Notice
VERONA LEMMON
Verona Lemmon, 81, 115 Coronado Drive, died at 5:28 this morning at the Daviess County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
(July 14, 1998)

Obituaries
REX OSMON
Rex ìBobî Osmon, 86, Plainville, died at 12:47 a.m. Monday at the Daviess County Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Plainville United Methodist United Methodist Church with the Rev. Frank Oakman officiating. Interment will be at the Plainville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight at the Poindexter & McClure Funeral Home, Odon, and from 9 a.m. until service time at the Church in Washington.
He was born in Daviess County on Jan. 30, 1912 to Homer and Clodia (Wadsworth) Osmon. He married Bernice Jessie on Dec. 23, 1933 and she preceded him in death on Sept. 3, 1997.
Osmon was a lifelong farmer and Plainville United Methodist member. He was also a lifelong community resident.
Surviving are two sons, Bennie R. Osmon, Plainville and Dr. Larry Osmon, Indianapolis; two daughters, Karen Rehrman, Evansville and Sherry Scott, Kechi, Kan.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jack and Harland Osmon, both of Plainville and Homer Osmon, Jr., Lake Alfred, Fla. and a sister, Virginia Paulin, Chicago.
He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Kermit and William Osmon and a sister, Wanita Smith.
The family requests in lieu of flowers memorial be made to the Plainville United Methodist Church.
(July 13, 1998)
JOSETTA MCCAIN
Josetta Evelyn Kays McCain, 84, 305 Southside Avenue, died at the Columbus (Ind.) Hospital Monday at 4:30 a.m.
The funeral will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Chapel.
She was born on Aug. 24, 1913 in Washington to Alva M. and Essie (Fitzgerald) Jones. She married Buel T. Kays on Nov. 24, 1934 and he preceded her in death on May 28, 1970. She then married Donald F. McCain on April 24, 1982 and he preceded her in death on Sept. 17, 1994.
McCain, a 1931 Washington High School graduate, was a retired secretary at Moore and Armes Electric Co. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Eastern Star, Rebeccah Lodge, Cumback Homemakers Club, Fidilas Class and Missionary Society of Church and was a Girl Scout Troup leader for 25 years.
Surviving are two sons, M. Dean Kays, Terre Haute and Ronald R. Kays, Greenfield, Ind.; a daughter, Jane Johnson, Columbus, Ind.; three stepdaughters, Melba Kendall and Janet Burris, both of Washington and Mary Jo Gregory, Glendale; three grandchildren; a great-grandchild; eight stepgrandchildren and 13 stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a grandson, a stepgranddaughter, a sister and a brother.
(July 13, 1998)

Funeral
HELENA MANDABACH
A mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simonís Church for the funeral of Helena Mandabach with Frs. David Martin and John Emge as the con-celebrants. Interment was in St. Johnís Cemetery. The pallbearers were: Alvin Rodimel, Harry Borders, Bill and Todd Edwards and Kenneth and Steve Mandabach.

July 13, 1998
Notices
REX OSMON
Rex W. Osmon, 86, Rt. 3, died this morning at 12:47 at the Daviess County Hospital. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Poindexter & McClure Funeral Home, Odon.
(July 13, 1998)
BRIANA STEVENS
VINCENNES-Briana Nicole Stevens, one-year-old daughter of Brian and Amber (Allen) Stevens, died Saturday evening in Lawrence County, Ill.
Graveside services will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery Wednesday at 10 a.m.
She was born on Aug. 15, 1996 in Washington.
Surviving are her parents, Vincennes, two brothers, Jason Lee and Alex Levi, at home; maternal grandparents, Janelle Thorne, Vincennes and Larry Allen, Knox County; paternal grandmother, Ann Painter, Vincennes; great-grandmothers, Bessie Sullivan and Ava Ratcliff, Vincennes.
(July 11, 1998)

Obituaries
JADEN BARNES
PETERSBURG-Jaden Edward Barnes, infant son of Jason Barnes and Jamie Astrike, both of Petersburg, died at 1:50 a.m. Friday at the IU Medical Center, Indianapolis.
Graveside services were at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the Sunset Cemetery, Winslow with the Rev. Jim English officiating.
He was born at the I.U. Medical Center Friday.
Also surviving are his grandparents, Ed and Diana Barnes, Petersburg; Bill and Tina Gadberry, Petersburg and Robert Astrike, Holland, Ind.; great-grandparents, Robert and Carol Astrike, Winslow; Lloyd and Helen Salters, Bicknell and Bill and Quindola Gadberry, Morley, Mo. and a sister, Kassandra Barnes, Petersburg.
(July 10, 1998)
HARRY BOGGS
VINCENNES-Harry L. Boggs, 83, died at the Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes, Saturday at 4:20 p.m.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Gill Chapel. Interment will be at Goodwill Cemetery, Loogootee. Steve Remmel will officiate. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. until service time Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 12, 1915 in Piedmont, Mo. to Alva and Minnie (Saunders) Boggs. He married Helen L. Williams on May 4, 1968 and she survives.
Boggs was a retired dock worker at East Texas Motor Freight, St. Louis, Mo. and was a World War II Army veteran.
Also, surviving are a daughter, Treva Charterland, Edwardsville, Ill.; a son, Robert Boggs, Michigan; 11 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; three stepchildren, Clyde B. and Gayle W. Berry, both of Washington and Carole Lee Berry, Alexandera, Ariz.; six stepgrandchildren; five stepgreat-grandchildren; four sisters, Esther Faulkner and Clara Boggs, both of St. Louis, Mo.; Gladys Bozora, Redwood, Calif. and Lottie Smith, Orlando, Fla. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Martin and Floyd Boggs.
(July 11, 1998)

LINDA AKERS
Linda Akers, 50, Oak Street, died at her residence Sunday at 12:50 a.m. She had been in failing health for three months.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment will be at the Sugarland Memory Gardens.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time on the day of service.
She was born on Feb. 15, 1948 in Daviess County to George and Delma (Burch) Homewood. Her father survives in Linton while her mother preceded her in death on April 20.
Akers was an inspector with Jasper Rubber for four months and Robinson Farms for 15 years. She was a lifelong Daviess County member and Central Christian Church member.
Also surviving are her maternal grandmother, Lula Burch, Washington; two daughters, Lori (Lett) Willis, Washington and Lisa Lett, Evansville; a son, Lee Akers, Washington; a grandson and a stepgrandchild.
(July 12, 1998)

Funerals
SARAH GRABER
The funeral for Sarah Graber was at the family residence Friday at 9 a.m. Interment was in the Stoll Cemetery. Home Ministers officiated. Pallbearers were: Jonas M. Graber, Fred Joe Raber, Alvin Knepp, Jr. and Marvin Kemp.
DOLORES JENNE
The funeral for Dolores L. Jenne was at the Harris Funeral Home, Petersburg, Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Interment was in the Walnut Hills Cemetery, Petersburg. The Rev. Jody Miley officiated.

SARAH MARTIN
The funeral for Sarah Ann Martin was at 10 a.m. Saturday at Providence Mennonite Church with the Revs. Maury Brenneman and Melvin Paulus officiating.
Interment was in the First Mennonite Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Lyndon Miller, Craig Miller, Scott Kemp, Stanley Stoll, John R. Wagler, John Dee Wagler, Kent Wagler and Dallas Wagler.
 

Obituaries, July 8-11
AUSTIN FURMAN
Funeral services for Austin E. Furman were held Thursday at 1:30 p.m. at Gill Chapel. The Rev. Mark Neilson officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Casketbearers Terry Hognan, Joe Furman, Gene Adams and Donnie Stafford.
HELENA MANDABACH
Helena Mandabach, 97, former Sunset Avenue resident, died Wednesday at 6:50 p.m. at Hillside Manor Nursing Home. She had been seriously ill but death was sudden.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Simon's Church. The Father David Martin will officiate. Interment will be in St. John's Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. The Ladies Auxiliary to Knights of St. John will hold memorial services at 5 p.m. Sunday. Then the D of I memorial services will be at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, and a Christian Wake service will be at 7 p.m. Sunday.
She was born Sept. 10, 1900, in Washington to Michael W. and Mary Ann (Kane) Kinsella. She married Joseph Mandabach Nov. 30, 1922, and he died Sept. 21, 1967.
She was a lifetime member of the community and was educated at St. Simon's Academy. She worked in the Washington Catholic School cafeteria for several years.
She was a member of the St. Simons' Church, Daughter of Isabella, Legion of Mary, Friendly Club, Retired Seniors Volunteer Program, and Ladies Auxiliary to the Knights of St. John and was a past president.
She is survived by five children: Mary Jo Kidwell, Fresno, Calif.; Wilbur J. Mandabach, Indianapolis; Richard Mandabach, Franklin; Marlene Paul, Washington, and Nancy Sims, Fredricksburg, Va. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren, 23 grandchildren and 21 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one son, Kenneth and one daughter, Rosalia Smith, one grandchild, one great great grandchild, seven sisters and one brother.
(July 8, 1998)

MILDRED OVERTON
Funeral services for Mildred G. Overton will be at 1 p.m. today at the First Christian Church in Odon. Officiating was Bro. Richard Crabtree. Interment was in Dugger Cemetery, Dugger.

PAULINE HAWK
Funeral services for Pauline Hawk will be held today at 3 p.m. at the Main Street Wesleyan Church. The Rev. Phil Kessen officiated. Interment was in the Oak Grove Cemetery. Casketbearers were Steve, Doug, Tom, Ty, Don, Tim and Brad Hawk and John Tomey.

CHARLES HALL
COLUMBUS, Ind.- Charles Lee ìTriggerî Hall, 74, died at 5:10 a.m. Wednesday in Columbus Regional Hospital.
Funeral services for Hall will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the Myers Funeral Service, Reed and Jewell Chapel 25th St., Columbus, Ind., with Jerry Langley officiating. Military graveside services conducted by the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars will be in Garland Brook Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 until 8 tonight at Reed and Jewell Chapel.
He was born in Sand Creek Township to Gerald A. and Hazel Guinn Hall. They preceded him in death. He was married to LaVerne Kay Hall on June 13, 1998, and she survives in North Vernon.
Hall had worked for Coca Cola Bottling Co. as a route delivery man and later retired from Como Plastics in 1973.
He was a member of the Columbus Senior Citizens, Jennings County Senior Citizens, the Bowling League of Columbus Senior Citizens and Seymour. He was also a former member of the Moose Lodge, VFW and the American Legion.
Also surviving are his daughter, Debby Coleman, Washington; a sister, Elizabeth Wininger, Columbus, Ind.; a brother, William Marshall Hall, Columbus, Ind.; two stepdaughters; a stepson; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren and two step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Rachael Ogilvie Hall; two brothers and a sister.
Memorials may be directed to Barthololomew Count Hospice or the American Heart Association.
(July 8, 1998)

SARAH GRABER
MONTGOMERY- Sarah Graber, 87, died at the family residence this morning at 1:15.
The funeral will be at the family residence Saturday at 9 a.m. Interment will be in the Stoll Cemetery. Home Ministers will officiate.
Friends may call at the family residence. Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born on Oct. 8, 1910 in Daviess County to Amos S. and Lydia (Eicher) Graber.
She married Noah Graber, Jr. on Aug. 16, 1934 and he preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 1984.
Graber was a homemaker and a member of the Old Order Amish church.
Surviving are two sons, Jacob N. and Samuel N. Graber, both of Montgomery; six daughters, Lydia and Maria Graber and Emma Silcock, all of Montgomery; Delila Kemp and Elizabeth Weaver, both of Loogootee and Mary Weaver, Auburn, Ky.; 30 grandchildren; 14 stepgrandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two brothers, Abraham and David Graber, both of Loogootee and a sister, Mary Graber, Bloomfield.
(July 9, 1998)

LEBERT L. OSMON
The funeral for Lebert L. Osmon was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Free Methodist Church with interment in Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The Rev. William Stotts officiated.
Pallbearers were nephews and great nephews: Darrell Alford, Sr., Darrell Alford, Jr., David Alford Sr., David Alford, Jr., and Dennis and Jack Alford.

HELENA MANDABACH
Helena Mandabach, 97, former Sunset Avenue resident, died at the Hillside Manor Nursing Home Wednesday at 6:50 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 8, 1998)

SARAH MARTIN
MONTGOMERY- Sarah Ann Martin, 91, died at 12:25 a.m. today at her residence.
The funeral will be Saturday at 10 a.m. at Providence Mennonite Church, Hwy. 50E, with the Rev. Maury Brenneman and the Rev. Melvin Paulus officiating. Interment will be in the First Mennonite Cemetery, Montgomery. Friends may call after 2 p.m. Friday at Providence Mennonite Church. Gill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She was born Nov. 17, 1906, to Victor and Emma (Graber) Stoll. She married Ben Wagler on Jan. 6, 1925, and he died Dec. 19, 1963. She then married Clayton Anders on Feb. 24, 1970, and he died November 1978. She married Amos W. Martin on Nov. 19, 1983, and he survives in Canada.
She was a member of a Mennonite church in Sarasota, Fla.
Surviving are five daughters and three sons: Mrs. David (Corine) Miller, and Mrs. Arthur (Lydia) Stoll, both of Montgomery; Mrs. Emma Stoll, Washington; Mrs. Wilma Miller and Mrs. Melvin (Jean) Kemp, both of Odon; John D. Wagler, and Adrain Wagler, both of Loogootee, and Ben Wagler, Sarasota, Fla.
Also surviving are 35 grandchildren, 66 great grandchildren, and 12 great-great grandchildren.
One sister and a brother survive: Mary Wagler, Michigan, and William Stoll, South Carolina.
Four stepdaughters and four stepsons also survive: Elsie Shantz, Alma Martin, Violet Brubacher, Elaine Gingerich, Harvey Martin and Albert Martin, all of Ontario, Canada; and Alvin Anders and Sam Anders, both of Elkton, Md.
She was preceded in death by three sons, two grandsons, eight brothers and two sisters.
(July 9, 1998)

HELEN HERT
The funeral services for Helen L. Hert were at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Claude Chastain officiated. Interment was in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Bob Hert, Ricky Hert, Scotty Hert, Delles Hert, Bruce Hupp, Marty Davis, Donnie Hert and Pat Hawkins.
 
 

July 7, 1998
Notice
EVELYN VIAU
ALLENPACK, Mich.-Evelyn L. Viau, 84, died Monday at the Heartland Health Care Center, Allenpack, Mich.
She married Edward Viau and he preceded her in death in 1989.
Surviving are four children: Shirlee Siler, Washington; Mary Lou Houle, South Bend; Sue-Ann Viau, Redford, Mich. and Lauralee Schmitz, Lincoln Park, Mich.; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Maryís Church, Washington or the Arthritis Foundation.
(July 6, 1998)

Obituaries
AUSTIN FURMAN
VINCENNES-Austin Elwood Furman, 85, formerly of Park Avenue, Washington, died at the Willow Manor Nursing Center, Vincennes, Monday at 12:01 a.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Gill Chapel.
He was born in Vincennes on March 27, 1913 to Douglas and Octava (Catt) Furman. He married Mamie Bryant on Nov. 12, 1930 and she preceded him in death in August 1957. He then married Hester McCammack on Dec. 28, 1979 and she survives in Washington.
Furman was retired from Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Elkhart. He was also a member of the Full Gospel Church in South Bend.
Also surviving are two daughters, Nita Greene, Lake Station, Ind. and Elaine Tamanidli, Edwardsburg, Mich.; a granddaughter and a brother, Joe Furman, Petersburg.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Don Furman.
(July 6, 1998)
HEATH KALB
LOOGOOTEE-Heath O. Kalb, 27, died Sunday at Patoka Lake from a drowning accident at 3:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with pastor Ron Baker of the Loogootee Christian Church officiating with burial to follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Velpen.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper.
He was born in Jasper on Feb. 11, 1971 to Eugene and Rita (Hulsey) Kalb. Kalb, a 1989 North East Dubois High School graduate, was self-employed. He was also a Shoals Eagles Club member.
Surviving are his mother and stepfather, Rita and Ronald Miller, Loogootee; four brothers, Kevin Kalb, Dubois; T.J. and Kyle and Tyler Miller, all of Loogootee; two sisters, Karen Bess, Ft. Wayne and Pam Sexton, Wewahitcka, Fla.; a stepsister, Rene Ingle, Celestine and his grandmothers, Charlotte Hulsey, Loogootee and Wanda Lee Kalb, Dubois.
He was preceded in death by his father; a sister, Sandra Ann Kalb, and his grandfathers, Othmar J. Kalb and Lee Hulsey.
(July 5, 1998)

MARY HARRISON
FRENCH LICK-Mary F. Harrison, 88, died at Ketcham Memorial Center, Odon, Sunday at 5:04 p.m.
The funeral will be at McAdams Mortuary, 500 SW First, State Road 37S, Paoli, Ind., Wednesday at 1 p.m. Bro. Harvey McAdams will officiate with interment at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 tonight at the McAdams Mortuary. VFW Ladies Auxiliary memorial service will be at 7 tonight at the McAdams Mortuary.
She was born on May 29, 1910 in Orange County, Ind. to John A. and Susan (Mills) Stoner. She married Clarence Ralph Harrison on May 30, 1928 and he preceded her in death in 1983.
Harrison was owner of Harrison Nursing Home for many years in French Lick. She also was a Hillham Christ Christian Union Church and VFW Auxiliary of Jasper #673 member.
Surviving are two daughters, Grace Kearby Nelson and Rosemary Stone, both of French Lick; five sons, David Harrison, Odon; James, John and Donald Harrison, French Lick and Bobby Harrison, Bainbridge, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise Cates, Georgetown, Ind. and a brother, Ernest Stoner, Florida.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Ralph ìWelderî Harrison; a brother, Silas Decker and three sisters, Jessie Dillman, Anna Mynatt and Mayme Beatty Walls.
(July 5, 1998)

GRANT KELLEY, SR.
CLARKSVILLE-Grant A. Kelley, Sr., 76, died at the Clark Memorial Hospital, Jeffersonville, Sunday at 11:15 p.m.
The funeral will be at the St. Anthony Church, Jeffersonville, Thursday at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery, Jeffersonville. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at E.M. Cootsí Sons Funeral Home, 120 W. Maple St., Jeffersonville.
He was born on July 20, 1921 in Cannelburg to Farris and Bridget (McDonald) Kelley. He married Mary E. Ellis and she survives.
Kelley worked was a claims superintendent in insurance at State Farm. He was also an Army Air Force veteran serving in World War II; St. Anthony Church, Clarksville, member; past grand knight of Knights of Columbus Council 1348; past president of St. Vincent DePaul Society and past president of St. Anthonyís Mens Club.
Also surviving are five sons, Grant A. Kelley, Jr. and J. Michael Kelley, both of Clarksville; Ronald L. Kelley, Sellersburg; Lyle T. Kelley, Charlestown and Paul B. Kelley, Palmyra, Ind.; a daughter, Patricia M. Leffew, Virginia Beach, Va.; two brothers, Bernard Kelley, Loogootee and Howard Kelley, Indianapolis; a sister, Annie Harden, Jasper; 10 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Expressions of sympathy can be given to the St. Vincent DePaul Society, P.O. Box 17126, Louisville, Ky. 40217-0126.
(July 5, 1998)

HELEN HERT
SHOALS-Helen L. Hert, 76, died at 6:55 p.m. Sunday at the Loogootee Nursing Center.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals. The Rev. Claude Chastain will officiate. Interment will be at the Spring Hill Cemetery.
Friends may call tonight from 4 to 9 at the funeral home.
She was born Dec. 11, 1921 in Martin County to James and Anna Mae (Ross) Hopkins. She married Richard Hert and he preceded her in death.
Hert had worked at NSWC Crane for 10 years. She was a member of the Church of Nazarene.
Surviving are six sons, Billy and Larry Hert, both of Loogootee; Delles, Bob, Mike and Donnie Hert, all of Shoals; three daughters, Sue French and Linda Hert, both of Shoals and Sandy Clark, Loogootee; a brother, James Hopkins, Loogootee; 21 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; six sisters, Jewell Ziegler, Brenda Sherfick and Joann Hopkins, all of Shoals; Bessie Stone, Lafayette; Goldie Willcutt, Louisville, Ky. and Louise Gaillian, Bowling Green, Ky.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Tony Hert; a daughter, Donna Kay Hert; a grandson, Steven Lee Hold; two sisters and a brother.
(July 5, 1998)

Funeral
TERRY PURDUE
The funeral for Terry L. Purdue was at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. American Legion and VFW full military honors were accorded at graveside. Pallbearers were: William Purdue, Larry Purdue, Gene Nail, Tony Reynolds, Chris Wilson and Angelo Sandullo. Honorary pallbearers were members of the Davis Trucking softball team: Steve Cox, Frank Yancy, Steve Reel, Paul Cavanaugh, Carl Daily, Todd Long and Ike Wilson.

July 6, 1998
Notices
HELEN HERT
SHOALS-Helen Hert, 77, died at 6:55 p.m. Sunday at the Loogootee Nursing Center. Funeral arrangements are pending at Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.
(July 5, 1998)
HEATH KALB
LOOGOOTEE-Heath O. Kalb, 27, died Sunday at Patoka Lake from a drowning accident at 3:30 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper with pastor Ron Baker of the Loogootee Christian Church officiating. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery, Velpen.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel, Jasper.
(July 5, 1997)

Obituaries
PERRY KETCHEM
BICKNELL-Perry Laymon Ketchem, 83, formerly of Switz City, Ind. and Elnora, died at his residence Thursday at 11:25 p.m.
Funeral arrangements are pending at Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell.
He was born on Nov. 24, 1914 in Elnora to Jesse and Lora Mabel (Pruett) Ketchem. He married Elizabeth A. Elsey in Daviess County on Dec. 29, 1934.
Ketchem was a farmer and farm manager for Graham Farms. He was retired. He was also a member of the Elnora Christian Church.
Surviving are his children, Norma Mattingly, Washington; Robert Ketchem, Clarksville, Ind.; Bonnie B. Browning, New Carlisle; Richard Ketchem, Bloomfield, Ind.; Judy K. Ketchem, Lyons; George Ketchem, Las Vegas, Nev. and Virginia McCool, Carol Stream, Ill.; brothers and sisters, Iva Harrington, Louise and Lorene Ketchem, all of Bicknell; Johnny Ketchem and Evelyn Grubbs, both of Muncie and Bonnie R. Clements, Clear Water, Fla.; 18 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, two sisters, a grandchild and four great-grandchildren.
(July 2, 1998)

KATHERINE NOLAN
HIGHLAND, Ill.-Katherine Eugenia Nolan, 91, died at 4:15 a.m. Saturday at the St. Joseph Hospital.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home with the Rev. David L. Peters, pastor at St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, Ill., will officiate. Interment will be at the Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Belleville, Ill.
Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 at Spengel-Boulanger Funeral Home, Highland and Tuesday at the funeral home from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.
She was born in Washington on March 7, 1907 to Elias Peter and Catherine Elizabeth (Moore) Lett. They preceded her in death. She married Henry L. Strickann on Aug. 21, 1929 at St. Simonís Catholic Church, Washington and he preceded her in death on March 9, 1941. She then married Robert A. Nolan on July 11, 1959 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, East St. Louis, Ill. and he preceded her in death on May 2, 1984.
Nolan was a homemaker. She grew up in Washington and moved to Illinois at age 17 living in East St. Louis, Ill. She had worked for Bell Telephone Company for 13 years, Woolworth War Plant for eight years and Stix, Barr and Fuller in St. Louis for eight years. Following her first husbandís death she had returned to school and graduated from Summerís College for Commerce in East St. Louis, Ill. in 1943. She moved to Belleville, Ill. in 1968, Marine, Ill. in 1984 and to the nursing home in 1992. She spent her freetime doing needlework and taking train trips. She was a member of the St. Paul Catholic Church, Highland, Ill. Also, she was a former member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Marine, Ill.; St. Augustine of Canterbury Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill.; Marine Senior Citizenís Club and Alter Society at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Marine, Ill.
Surviving are a stepdaughter, Mary Rita Arterburn, Belleville, Ill.; two brothers, Joseph R. Lett, Washington and Charles R. Lett, Omaha, Neb.; two sisters, Mary Irene Upton Burris, Washington and Margaret L. Frakes, Corydon; four grandchildren and a stepgrandson.
She was also preceded in death by a son, John Louis Strickann, died as an infant in 1938; a daughter, Janice A. Finley on Sept. 21, 1984; a grandson, David M. Finley on Sept. 30, 1991; by a sister, Anna D. Dunbar in 1958 and two infant brothers.
Memorial contributions may be given to the St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, Marine, Ill.
(July 4, 1998)

LEBERT OSMON
Lebert L. Osmon, 85, Rt. 4, died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at the Daviess County Hospital. He had been in failing health for several months and seriously ill for a month.
The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Free Methodist Church with interment at the Mt. Gilead Cemetery. The Rev. William Stotts will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary and after 9 a.m. at the church on Wednesday.
He was born on Dec. 14, 1912 in Veale Township to Alfred and Bertha (Bingham) Osmon. They preceded him in death. He married Roxie Nancy Alford on Nov. 17, 1939 and she survives.
Osmon was a farmer on his own farm and lifetime Daviess County member. He was educated in Veale Township Schools and was a member of the Free Methodist Church. He also was a Retired Senior Volunteer Program member.
Also surviving is a sister, Martha Osmon, Washington.
He was also preceded in death by a brother, Walter.
(July 5, 1998)

SHARON ELLERMAN
OAKTOWN-Sharon Sue ìSusieî Ellerman, 52, formerly of Vincennes, died at 5:51 p.m. Sunday at Good Samaritan Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Wampler-Shaw Chapel, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell. The Rev. Alice Bline will officiate with interment at the Fairview Cemetery, Vincennes.
She was born on May 11, 1946 in Vincennes to Robert Max and Mary Catherine (Malone) Keene. She married Joseph Frank Ellerman on Nov. 27, 1964 in Vincennes and he survives in Emison, Ind.
Ellerman lived in Emison, Ind. for 22 years. She worked in respiratory therapy at the Crestview Nursing Home.
Also surviving are her children, Sheril Sue Ellerman, Emison, Ind. and Mark Allen Ellerman, Vincennes; brothers and sisters, Bertha Lagneau, Princeton; Janice McCrary and Julie Shoptall, both of Vincennes; Roy Keene, Ragsdale; Larry Keene, Bunker Hill, Ind.; William Vernon Keene and Minnie Phipps, both of Bicknell and Alma Hollars, Marco, Ind.;
She was preceded in death by three sisters, Phyllis, Jean and Charlotte.
(July 5, 1998)

Funerals
ELDENA FIELDS
A mass was celebrated at St. Peterís Church at noon Saturday for the funeral for Eldena C. Fields. Fr. Lowell Will was the celebrant. Interment was in the St. Peterís Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Gary Clements, Jr., Kenny Clements, Troy McGowan, Doug, Phillip and Bob Wininger.
HELEN ROBINSON
A mass was celebrated at the St. Maryís Church Saturday at 10 a.m. for the funeral for Helen Louise Robinson. Fr. David Martin was the celebrant. Interment was in Oak Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Mike and Brian Robinson, Richard Williams, Art Parks, Shawn Meleringer and Dan Johnson.

BARBARA SMITH
The funeral for Barbara Joyce Smith was at 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. The Rev. James Payton officiated. Interment was in Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens, Mt. Vernon, Ill.
 
 

July 3, 1998
Notice
PERRY KETCHEM
BICKNELL-Perry Laymon Ketchem, 83, died at his residence Thursday at 11:25 p.m. Funeral arrangements are pending at Wampler-Shaw Funeral Home, 118 North Washington St., Bicknell.
(July 2, 1998)

Obituaries
TERRY PURDUE
Terry Lee Purdue, 48, 410 S.E. 12th St., died at his residence Thursday at 6:15 a.m.
Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. David Harker officiating. Interment will be at the Oak Grove Cemetery. American Legion and VFW full military honors will be accorded. Friends may call from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday and after 9 a.m. Monday until service time. Eagles memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday.
He was born on March 6, 1950 in Daviess County to Lavon and Ora Mae (Abbott) Purdue and they survive in Washington. He married Carol Elaine Nail on March 20, 1971 and she survives.
Purdue worked at Eurodrawer Corp. and was a First Baptist Church member. He had attended Washington schools and was an Army veteran serving in the Vietnam War. He was also a member of the American Legion, VFW and Eagles.
Also surviving are a daughter, Torrinna Elaine Purdue, at home; a son, Terry Eugene Purdue, at home; a grandson and a brother, William John Purdue, Evansville.
(July 2, 1998)
ELBERT SIPES
ELNORA-F. Elbert Sipes, 78, died at the Community Methodist Hospital, Henderson, Ky., Wednesday at 9:02 p.m.
The funeral was at 2 today at the Jenkins Funeral Home, Bloomfield. The Rev. Harold Nolting officiated with interment at the Prairie Chapel Cemetery.
He was born on Oct. 29, 1919 in Daviess County to Jess and Rebecca (Cox) Sipes. They preceded him in death. He married Marjorie Floyd and she preceded her in death on April 27, 1975.
Sipes was a retired farmer. He was also a member in Newberry Masonic Lodge #166 and was a 50 year member, Scottish Rite Terre Haute Valley; York Rite Bloomington; Zora Shrine Terre Haute and Newberry United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, William E. Sipes, Bloomfield; a daughter, Luanna Townsend, Bloomfield; two brothers, Lanis and Wilbur Sipes, both of Newberry; a sister, Ruth Long, Newberry; four grandsons and six great-grandchildren.
(July 1, 1998)

RICHARD LUEBKE
MONTGOMERY-Richard A. Luebke, 79, died at the Daviess County Hospital this morning at 3:25.
Memorial services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Gill Chapel. There will be no visitation. Gill Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
He was born on Nov. 4, 1918 in Eaton Rapids, Mich. to William G. and Inez Luebke. He married Jimmie Sue Miller on July 26, 1945 and she survives.
Luebke was a car blocker with NWSC and was a Methodist Church, Florence, Ala., member. He was a Army veteran serving in World War II and he was present in Pearl Harbor when the bombing took place on Dec. 7, 1941. He also was a member of the American Legion and VFW.
Also surviving are, three daughters, Fran Dillion, Plainville; Cindy Granger, Vincennes and Leia Cathey, Jacksonville, Fla.; three sons, Barry Luebke, Montgomery; Dennis A. Luebke, New Harmony and Joseph Luebke, Washington, D.C.; 17 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; a twin sister, Florence Hipps, Florence, Ala. and a stepbrother, Don Porter, Murrieta, Calif. He was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.
(July 3, 1998)

NEAL CANNON SR.
RIVIERA BEACH, Fla.-Neal Cannon Sr., 75, died Thursday.
Funeral services will be at the Church of the Nazarene, 5430 Northlake Blvd., Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Monday at 2 p.m. with Pastor Adrian W. Rosa officiating. Interment will be at the Lake Worth (Fla.) Memory Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at the Thomas L. Price Funeral Home, 553 Northlake Blvd., North Palm Beach, Fla. He was born in Loogootee on March 28, 1923 to Eva May Burress and James Otis Cannon. They preceded him in death.
He married Gertrude Slaven and she survives.
Cannon moved to Riviera Beach from Washington two years ago.
Also surviving are a son, Neal Cannon, Jr., West Palm Beach, Fla.; two daughters, Rebecca Flowers, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. and Patricia Gress, Portsmouth, N.H.; four grandchildren and four great-granddaughters. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Herschel Cannon, who died in 1994.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Cannonís memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 1301 South Olive Avenue, West Palm Beach, Fla. 33401.
(July 2, 1998)

PAULA SHIELDS
BLOOMINGTON-Paula Shields, 46, died Wednesday at the Bloomington Hospital.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with interment in Valhalla Memory Gardens. Tom Ellsworth will officiate.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday at the Allen Funeral Home, 3000 East Third St., Bloomington and at the church on Monday preceding the service.
She was born on March 14, 1952 in Washington to William A. and Mary E. (Smith) Doyle. Her father survives in St. Petersburg, Fla. while her mother preceded her in death. She married Dennis Shields and he survives.
Shields was employed by Dr. George Poolitsan and was a homemaker. She was also a Sherwood Oaks Christian Church member.
Also surviving are two daughters, Lee Ann Freeman and Kerri L. Freeman-Cannon, both of Bloomington; a step-daughter, Cheri Wilson; a step-son, Jeff Shields; four sisters, Barbara Miller and Carolyn Dowdy, both of St. Petersburg, Fla.; Nancy Freese, Roberts, Wis. and Mary Ann Doyle-Calcagano, Sarasota, Fla.; six brothers, William and Walter Doyle, both of Bloomington; James, Larry and Fred Doyle, all of St. Petersburg, Fla. and Pat Doyle, Chicago, Ill.; a granddaughter and four step-granddaughters.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sherwood Oaks Christian Church or to Hospice of Bloomington. (July 1, 1998)
 

July 2, 1998
Notice
TWILA DONALDSON
Twila J. (Woodruff) Donaldson, 68, former resident, died on June 16.
She is survived by her husband, Bill Donaldson, formerly of Washington; a son, Billie; a daughter, Judy and two grandchildren, all of Cincinnati, Ohio; two sisters and five brothers.
(June 16, 1998)

Obituaries
HELEN ROBINSON
INDIANAPOLIS-Helen Louise Robinson, 79, former Washington resident, died at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis at 3:15 a.m. Wednesday. She had been in failing health for several months.
The funeral will be at the St. Maryís Church Saturday at 10 a.m. with interment in Oak Grove Cemetery. Fr. David Martin will officiate. Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and after 8 a.m. on Saturday. There will be a rosary prayed at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
She was born on April 26, 1919 in Wheatland to Sylvester B. and Elnora K. (Simpson) Williams. They preceded her in death. She married James A. ìBudî Robinson and Jesse Lee Monroe. They both preceded her in death.
Robinson was a homemaker and local St. Maryís Church member. She lived in the local area for 70 years until she moved to Indianapolis and was educated in Washington Schools. She was also a local member of the Moose Auxiliary and American Legion.
Surviving are her children, Barbara Ann Parks, Huntingburg; James A. Robinson, Jr. and Robert E. Robinson, both of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her brothers and sisters, Patricia Birk, Vincent, John, Fred and Edward Williams, all of Washington; Dorothy Hensley, Martin and Robert Williams, all of Terre Haute and Paul Williams, Lawrence, Kan.
She was also preceded in death by a great-great-grandchild; three sisters, Mary Oleta Greenwood, Margaret Hochesang and Martha Lee Williams and two brothers, Thomas S. and James Arthur Williams.
(July 1, 1998)
ELDENA FIELDS
MONTGOMERY-Eldena C. Fields, 72, died at her residence Wednesday at 12:30 a.m. She had been in failing health for a month.
The funeral will be at noon Saturday at St. Peterís Church with interment at the St. Peterís Cemetery. Fr. Lowell Will will officiate.
Friends may call at the Ed Lee Mortuary from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and before the funeral hour on Saturday. A rosary will be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
She was born on Oct. 5, 1925 in Montgomery to Samuel and Elda (Cole) Wininger. They preceded her in death. She married Sidney J. Fields on May 14, 1956 and she survives.
Fields retired from Uniroyal. She was a lifetime community member and was educated in Montgomery schools. She was also a member of St. Peterís Church, St. Peterís Alter Society, St. Vincent De Paul Society, Mix and Mingle Homemakers Club and VFW Auxiliary.
Surviving are her children, Gary A. Clements, Montgomery and Sandra R. Wood, Clinton, Ky.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Eileen Folsom, Washington; Agnes Lamb, Plainville and Freida Blackburn, Ft. Mojave, Ariz.
She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Arthur Wininger and a sister, Rose Fern Wininger.
(July 1, 1998)

Funerals
CARL ALLEN
The funeral for Carl W. Allen was at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Poindexter-Hall & McClure Funeral Home, Washington. Interment was in Sandborn Cemetery, Sandborn. Bros. Richard Smith and Frank Oakman officiated. Pallbearers were: Monty Green, Jimmy Berry, Jim Berry, Paul Carpenter, Neil Carpenter and Wesley Allen.
LARRY BROWN
The funeral for Larry E. Brown was at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary. The Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion officiated. Interment was in Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Dennis Brown, Dexter Stafford, Dwight Harper, Tom Parr, Brayton Nalker and Scott Bolton.

July 1, 1998
Notices
HELEN ROBINSON
INDIANAPOLIS-Helen Louise Robinson, 79, former local resident, died at the Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis at 3:15 a.m. today.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 1, 1998)

ELDENA FIELDS
MONTGOMERY-Eldena C. Fields, 73, died at her residence today at 12:30 a.m.
Arrangements are pending at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
(July 1, 1998)

Funerals
HELEN RUBLE
The funeral for Helen A. Ruble was at 10:30 a.m. today at St. Philip Neri Church, Bicknell, with the Rev. Frank Renner officiating. Interment was at the Edwardsport IOOF Cemetery. Pallbearers were: Philip Ruble, James Bandy, Charles Gillie, Justin Gillie, Glenn Davidson and William Dupire.

CHEYANNA RAYMANN
The funeral for Cheyanna Raymann was at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Gill Chapel with the Rev. Randall L. Sapp officiating. Interment was at the Sugarland Memory Gardens. Pallbearers were: Justin Raymann, Michael Williams, Chris Cooper and Greg Miles.

DONALD and CORRENA WININGER

Funeral services for Donald and Correna Wininger were Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Gill Chapel with interment in Sugarland Memory Gardens. The Rev. Randall L. Sapp officiated. Pallbearers were: Paul Richard, Ray Wininger, Neal Waynal, Roger Smuda, Don Lannan and Earl Speer.


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