OBITUARIES OF KNOX COUNTY INDIANA
Lillian Arnett WOODVILLE, TX — Lillian
Arnett, 86, died Monday at Baptist Hospital of Beaumont, Texas. Funeral Services
will be Thursday, February 2nd at 10 A.M. at McClure Funeral Home in Bruceville,
Indiana. Burial will follow in Bruceville Cemetery in Bruceville, Indiana.
Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the Funeral Home in Indiana. Local
arrangements are by Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas. A native of
Knox County, Indiana, she has lived in Bayou Vista, Texas for the past four and
one-half years. She is retired from retail sales in the department store
industry. Survivors are her two daughters- in-law Madeline Arnett of Woodville,
Texas, and Marita Arnett of Boynton Beach, FL; seven grandchildren; and eleven
great grandchildren. Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home, Beaumont, TX Galveston Daily
News Jan. 31, 1995
Richard Arnett BAYOU VISTA — Richard
"Dick" Arnett, 58, of Bayou Vista, Texas died Tuesday, September
29,1992 at St. Luke's Hospital in Houston, Texas. Service will be 2:00 p.m.
Friday at the Chapel of James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque with Rev. Terry
Gibson officiating. Burial to follow at La Marque City Cemetery in La Marque,
Texas. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. Thursday at James Crowder Funeral Home in La
Marque. Born November 22,1933 in Vincennes, Indiana, Mr. Arnett was Street
Superintendent for the City of La Marque since 1983, resided in Bayou Vista for
seven years, formerly of Bruceville, Indiana, a member of Bruceville Christian
Church, veteran of Korean War, U. S. Air Force, a member of Mainland Elks Lodge
2141, Bayou Vista Recreation Club and Amoco Bowling League. Survivors include
his wife, Madeline Amett of Bayou Vista, Texas; mother, Lillian Arnett of Bayou
Vista; two daughters, Sherri Warren Fox of Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina and Rosanne
Heflin of Chicago, Illinois; son, Tony Arnett of Warren, Texas; three
grandchildren, Laurie, David and Kyle and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers will be Ivan Langford, Carlton Getty, John West, John Willis, Jim
Monroe, Nathan Epperson. Memorials may be sent to Texas Heart Institute
Foundation, 6655 Travis, Suite 300, Houston, Texas 77030-1330. James Crowder
Funeral Home Galveston Daily News Oct 1, 1992
Barr Rites Saturday Starting At 2 Heart
Attack Costs Life Of Local Business Man Final
services for Walter C. Barr, 77, of 110 Roselawn
Drive, will be at two o'clock Saturday at the
McCloskey-Hamilton funeral home. The Reverend
Kenneth Brady will officiate and burial will be in
Mt. Hope cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral
home and ritualistic services by the Elks will be
there tonight at 7:30. The president of the
Logansport Paint and Wallpaper Company died of a
heart ailment at 12:35 a.m. Thursday at Memorial
hospital. Stricken Wednesday at his" home, he had
been admitted to the hospital then. A resident of
this city since 1932, he established his business at
311 Fourth street, moving, in 1945 to 322 E.
Broadway. Before coming here he was cashier for five
years at a Jasonville bank and was an accountant for
several coal mining companies in Jasonville. He was
a member of the Ninth Street Christian church,
Tipton Lodge No. 33, F. and A.M., the Scottish Rite,
Indianapolis; the Elks lodge. An honorary member of
the Rotary club he was president of it in 1935. Born
in Bruceville, Indiana, Sept. 23, 1880, he was the
son of William V. and Rebecca Willis Barr. Survivors
are his wife, Nellie M.; two sons and two daughters:
Robert, route 5, associated in the business with
him; Winston H., Hollywood, Florida; Mrs. Paul
Morton, 3034 Crescent Drive; Mrs. George Shaver,
Peru, 111.; 12 grandchildren. Two sisters also
survive: Mrs. Loren Ragsdale of Braden, Florida and
Mrs. Milton Dugger of Bicknell. He was preceded in
death by one brother and one sister. Logansport
Press Jan 24, 1958
Berkemier, of Knox county, Ind. died the
other day at the age of 109 years. San Marcos,
Tex.), March 29, 1883] submitted by Barb Z.
Louise Carson, 69, Vincennes, died at 1:36
a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, 2002, at Good Samaritan
Hospital Extended Care.
Born Jan. 2, 1933, in Decker, she was the daughter
of James Otis and Evelyn Florence (Greemore) Durham.
She attended the No. 2 School that was near
Vincennes. She had been employed by Good Samaritan
Hospital for 17 years before she retired in 1989.
She then worked at the White Kitchen Restaurant for
one year, then owned and operated her own restaurant
in Freelandville for one year. Then she and her
husband moved to Vero Beach, Fla., for retirement.
Survivors include her husband, Roy Thomas Carson,
whom she married April 8, 1973; three sons, Robert
Phillips of Bicknell, Gerald Lee Phillips and David
Phillips, both of Vero Beach; three daughters,
Sharon Carson of Bicknell, Sandra Devine and Shari
Broderhausen, both of Vincennes; Two stepsons, Harry
Wagoner and Ricky Engle, both of Bicknell; two
stepdaughters, Lori Frye of Vincennes and Lisa Engle
of Terre Haute; two sisters, Charotte Thornhill of
Muncie, Catherine Buatman of Manilla, Ark.; three
brothers, Paul Edward Durham, Cecial Leon Durham,
and Johnny Durham Hall; 25 grandchildren; and 16
great-grandchildren. Two sisters and six brothers
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at
Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, with burial in
Thomas Wayne Cooper, 79, 5349 N.
Old U.S. 41, Vincennes, died at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Good
He was born June 21, 1928, in Vincennes, the son of Thomas and Marie (Allen)
Tom retired in 1991 from Vincennes Welding where he was part owner with his
brothers. He graduated from Lincoln High School. Tom loved the outdoors. He
enjoyed watching the birds and other wildlife. He took pride in keeping the home
place neat and spotless. He was happiest when he was on his John Deere mowers.
He did a lot of wood working. Through the years he enjoyed fishing trips with
his brothers and friends. He had a special place in his heart for his
grandchildren. He was a loving husband and father.
Tom was a member of First Baptist Church, Vincennes Masonic Lodge, Harmony
Society, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a veteran of the
United States Navy where he served in the Korean War.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy "Dottie" (Davis) Cooper of
Vincennes, whom he married May 2, 1952; daughters, Kim Dognaux and her husband,
Jeff, of Indianapolis, Karen Goodman and her husband, Mark, of Vincennes, and
Kathy Southwood and her husband, Rob, of Vincennes; grandsons, Ryan Dognaux and
Seth Dognaux; granddaughters, Lauren Goodman, Chloe Goodman, Shelby Goodman,
Hannah Southwood and Heidi Southwood; sisters, LuElla Black of Monroe City,
Idella Pipher and her husband, Ralph, of Vincennes, Nancy Schaeffer of
Vincennes, Helen Twitty of Roswell, Ga., Kitty Keller and her husband, John, of
Vincennes and Ginger Wollerman of Vincennes; and brothers, Robert Cooper and his
wife, Ethel, of Vincennes and Larry Cooper and his wife, Ann, of Vincennes.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Marie (Allen) Cooper; and a
grandson, Collin Raymond Goodman.
The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524
Broadway St., with the Revs. Mike Julian and Scott Rasico officiating. Burial
will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Henry Draime Dies In
South, Messaged received by Son In Vincennes. Bert
Draime of North Sixth Street road, has received word
that his father Henry Draime aged 78 has died at
5:30 o'clock Tuesday Evening at Citronelle, Ala.
where he had been for sometime with another son.
Arrangements for the funeral were not received in
the message but it is expected that the body will be
returned to Vincennes for burial. Mr. Draime
had been a victim of a paralytic stroke according to
the message. He had lived in Vincennes all his life
until going to Alabama a few years ago. Surviving
are the following children: John, Clint, Frank
Draime, living in Alabama; Mrs. Emma Brown ,
Evansville, Charles and Bert Draime , Vincennes. He
also leaves the following brothers and sisters, John
Draime Russellville, Ill, Ernest Draime, Vincennes,
Mrs. Mattie Hannum, St. Louis, Mrs., William Osman
of Birds, Mrs. Emma Sies, and Mrs. F G Tougaw of
Vincennes. 1931( Henry Joseph Draime died on April
26, 1931 which would have been on a Saturday not a
Hon. John Ewing, who
some years ago filled a prominent place among the
public men of Indiana, died suddenly in Vincennes on
the 6th, in his 70th year Some thirty years ago ho
established the Wabash Transcript. Mr. Ewing was a
member of Congress for two terms.
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About Holmes County Republican. (Millersburg, Holmes
County, Ohio) 1856-1865
CLARENCE H. HAGEMEIER SANDBORN,
Ind., Dec. 20Special Funeral services for Clarence
H. Hagemeier, 86 years old. who died Tuesday, will
be at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the
Ives-Poindexter Funeral Home. The Rev. L. F. Hustler
will officiate. Burial will be in Sandborn cemetery.
Surviving are the wife Edith; three daughters, Mrs.
Earl Atkins of Bicknell, Mrs: Albert Nance of
Colorado Springs, Colo.; Mrs Alice Abreil of Linton,
and Mrs. Clarence Haist of Cleveland, Ohio; one
brother. Charles: five half brothers, John of Terre
Haute, Otto, Eli and Cris, all of Rural Route,
Sandborn, and Herbert of Westphalia, and three half
sisters. Mrs. Mamie Viehe and Mrs. Thomas Fisher,
both of Bicknell, and Mrs. Ed Stremming of Rural
Route, Sandborn and six grandchUdren and 11
greatgrandchildren. , Thursday, December 20, 1956,
Terre Haute, Indiana,
Mildred E. Hansen Hammerlund Peoria Journal
Star, May 21, 1993, Page: C10
Mildred E. Hammerlund, 74, of 8327 N. Knoxville died
at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 20, 1993, at her home.
Born July 27, 1918, in Knox, Ind., to Frans
Christian and Pearl May Davis Hansen, she married
Charles "Buzz" Hammerlund on Feb. 3, 1940, in Knox.
He died Oct. 30, 1972, in Knox. One brother also
preceded her in death. Surviving are one son,
Charles Gilbert "Gil" of James Island, S. C.; two
daughters, Mrs. Roger (Patricia Ann) Toland of
Peoria and Mrs. David (Beverly Jean) Hewlett of
Tallahassee, Fla.; one brother, Floyd Hansen of
Florenceville, Texas; two sisters, Mrs. George
(Anna) Folkers, Clara Barr and Lois Varro, all of
Knox; and nine grandchildren.
She worked for several loan companies in Kokomo, Ind., and then worked at
Pat and Bev's Sweet Shop in Lake of the Woods in
Dunlap and Chillicothe. She was a clerk in the
accounts payable department at Bergner's department
store, retiring in 1981. She was a member of Grace
Presbyterian Church, where she served on the wedding
and funeral committees and helped in the studio with
Grace Television. She also was a member of the FTF
Sunday school and Chapel Bible classes. Services
will be at 6 p.m. Saturday at her church. The Rev.
David H. Forbes will officiate. Visitation will be
two hours before services at the church. Additional
services will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Round Lake
Church in Knox. The Rev. Don Franklin will
officiate. Burial will be in Round Lake Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Wilton Mortuary in Peoria.
Memorials may be made to Methodist Medical Center Foundation Hospice
Program, 221 NE Glen Oak Ave., Peoria, Ill. 61636.
Annie Ledbetter, 85, Vincennes,
died at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 10, 2005, at Bridge Pointe Health Campus in
Vincennes Born in Blountstown, Fla., July 1,
1920, to John and Betty Johnson, Annie graduated from Blountstown High School in
1937 and moved to Panama City where she attended business college and worked as
a bookkeeper for several years. She married Oral Ledbetter, her husband of 50
years, in Muskegon, Mich., on March 16, 1946. They managed movie theaters in
Michigan and Illinois until 1948, when they moved to Monon. Here, they owned and
managed the local Monon theatre. While in Monon, Annie was an active member of
First Baptist Church and sang in the church choir. She was a volunteer in the
county mental health association and served on local election boards. They moved
to Tallahassee, Fla., in 1974, where Annie was active in The Bradfordville
In 1985, she and her husband moved to Vincennes where Annie became an active
member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She loved nature and the outdoors and spoke
often of "God's beauty being all around us." She was of an extremely
devout faith and was very proud of her Southern heritage. She enjoyed singing,
playing piano, cooking, gardening, and homemaking. She loved her family
unconditionally as a wife, mother and grandmother. She will be remembered for
the strong values that she lived by and the love that she gave to all.
Annie's husband, Oral, preceded her in death on Oct. 25, 1996. Her brothers and
sisters have all preceded her in death.
Annie is survived by her son, Scott Ledbetter of Vincennes; her daughter-in-law,
Mary Ledbetter of Vincennes; and granddaughters, Lisa Ledbetter of Vincennes and
Julia Dodson of Melbourne, Fla.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Christian Home Freewill Baptist Church
in Blountstown. Burial will follow in the Nettle Ridge Cemetery in Blountstown.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Goodwin Family Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Christian Home Freewill Baptist Church,
19244 SE Fla. 69, Blountstown, FL 32424, Ridgecrest Baptist Church in Vincennes
or the John James Audubon Society Dept. W, 700 Broadway, New York, NY 10003.
Connie A. Lucas of Streamwood
Services for Connie A. Lucas (nee Russell), 46, will
be held Friday, at Brockman and Sons Funeral Home,
Vincennes, Ind. Born Sept. 7, 1952, in Vincennes,
she died Tuesday, Sept. 22,1998, in Arlington
Heights. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery,
Vincennes. A salesperson for Kirby in Arlington
Heights, she is survived by her mother, Anna (John)
Welch; children, Richard Lucas and Carrie (Sean)
Dalton; brother, Larry Russell; and sisters, Sandra
Russell (James) Cox and Linda (Thomas) Guertler.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, at
Ahlgrim and Sons Funeral Home, 330 W. Golf Rd.,
Schaumburg. Memorials may be made to your favorite
charity or Toys for Tots.
Miss Ethel Grace Melton
Dies at Home Here After Illness
Death came to Miss Ethel Grace Melton, 54, one of
Modesto's most widely known school teachers, at 5:30
a. m. Sunday after an Illness of six weeks.
Unconscious for four days, she succumbed to
cirrhosis of the liver at her home, 102 Sycamore
avenue. Her death followed a general breakdown,
precipitated, it is believed, by her many activities
during her life 'here. Several days ago U became
apparent that she would not live and she was
surrounded by close relatives when she died. Long In
Modesto Miss Melton had lived in Modesto fourteen
years, during which time she was head of the English
department at Modesto high school and Modesto
College. She had been connected with the college
since its organization several years ago. In
addition to her classroom activities, she had
conducted lecture classes and had taken post
graduate work at the University of California during
her vacation periods for the past five years.
Organizer of Club A Shakespeare scholar, she
organized the Shakespeare club of Modesto and was
its past president. She also was an active worker In
the University Women's club and the Major Hugh Moss
chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Born at Bruceville, Indiana, on October 8, 1873,
Miss Melton was graduated from Ottawa University,
Kansas, and was principal of the grammar school of
that city before coming to Modesto. Surviving her
arc: Mrs. Martha X Mellon, her mother, Riverside,
Calif.; C. W. Melton, Redlands, and A. E. Melton
Oxnard, brothers: Mrs. Jane Mellon, Laramie,
Wyoming; Mrs. Leslie A. Ferris, Riverside; Mrs. H.
U. Foote, Helena, Montana, sisters, and Miss Emma
Grace Melton, a niece, with whom she- had lived
here. Funeral Wednesday Funeral services will he
held Wednesday at 2:30 from the Presbyterian church,
of which Miss Melton was a member. Rev. Marcus
McCIure will conduct the services. Interment will be
In the Modesto cemetery. The body is at the George
Sovern funeral home.Modesto News-Herald Oct 18, 1927
Lieut. C. D. McCoy Dead VINCENNES, Ind.,'Oct. 10.
- Lieutenant Charles D. McCoy,
of Company One- hnndred-and-fifty-ninth Indiana
Volunteers, died shortly after midnight of typhoid,
having contracted the disease while in the service
of his country. He leaves a young widow, having been
married only a short time before war was declared.
He will be buried tomorrow with military honors. The
Indiana State Journal, (Indianapolis, IN) Wednesday,
October 12, 1898
Rosemary (Malone) Miley, 77,
Vincennes, passed away at 8 p.m. Friday, May 12, 2006, at her residence.
She was born Oct. 30, 1928, to Roscoe and Ethel (Moore) Malone in Wabash County,
Rosemary was a homemaker and a member of the First Nazarene Church in Vincennes.
She enjoyed crosstitch and reading.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother and loved to be
around her family.
Survivors include her husband, John K. Miley of Vincennes; four sons, Charles
Pemberton and his friend Evelyn Burch of Ferndale, Wash., Jerry Pemberton and
his wife Marylin of Bicknell, Richard Pemberton and his friend Cheryl of Pueblo,
Texas, Darrell Pemberton and his wife Ten of Vincennes; a niece, Lilly Brookhart,
whom Rosemary considered a sister, of Lawrenceville, Ill.; eight grandchildren;
11 great-grandchildren; one step daughter, Virginia Kassinger of Vincennes; and
one step son, Dale Miley and his wife Norma of Vincennes.
Rosemary was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Pemberton; her
parents; two sisters; and five brothers.
Funeral service is at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway
St. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial is at the St.
Francisville Cemetery in St. Francisville, Ill.
Memorials may be made to the Good Samaritan Hospice
Rosaleeta "Katie" Murphy,
53, 918 Oak St., died at 5:08 p.m. Saturday, July 9,
2005, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Born Jan. 3, 1952, in Knox County, she was the
daughter of Stella Jenivee (Willis) and Charles
Katie was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. She
loved spending time with her grandchildren and her
children. She also enjoyed sewing and playing
Yahtzee. Survivors include her husband, Ronald
Murphy Sr. of Vincennes, whom she married Oct. 26,
1968; three daughters and their spouses, Stephanie
Barekman and her husband, Charlie of Vincennes,
Tracy McGavic and her fiancee, Bill Kays of
Vincennes, and Laurie and Nick Durham of Vincennes;
two sons, Ronald Murphy Jr. and his wife, Crystal of
Lawrenceville, Ill., and Donald Murphy of Vincennes;
five brothers, Delbert William Catt of Vincennes,
Chuck Catt of Vincennes, Jeff Catt of Washington,
Wayne Catt of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Bruce
Catt of Brazil; five sisters, May Thompson of
Vincennes, Priscilla Wissel of Monroe City, Vickie
Ellerman of Vincennes, Teresa Arthur of Washington
and Betty Lucas of Emmit, Idaho; and 10
grandchildren, Kyle, Curt and Charles Barekman,
Tiffany Danielle McGavic, Tyler James and Tanner
Keith McGavic, Garrett, Hannah and Evan Murphy and
Levi Durham. She was preceded in death by her
parents. The funeral will be conducted at 10 a.m.
Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church by the Rev.
Ron Maxwell. Burial will be in Memorial Park
Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today
at Goodwin Family Funeral Home. Memorials may be
made to St. John Lutheran Church.
Philomeno Nowoskie VINCENNES,
Ind. Philomena K. Nowaskie, 64, Vincennes, died in
Deaconess Hospital in Evansville at 10:55 a.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 1981, following an extended
illness. Born in Knox County Jan. 17, 1917, she was
a daughter of George A. and Stella (Carie) Bilskie.
She was married April 22, 1936, to Joseph Nowaskie,
who survives. Also surviving are two sons, Harold
and Joseph A. Nowaskie, both of Vincennes; five
daughters, Ellen Jane Wyatt of Princeton, Sue
Easterday of Vincennes, Ann Parker of Owensboro,
Ky., Norma Lee Vieke of Kokomo and Jenie Carrie of
Vincennes; three brothers, Clem, Joe and Tony
Bilskie, all of Vincennes; five sisters, Cleo Hubers
and Veronica Bloebaum, both of Fort Wayne, Roberta
Dailey and Elizabeth Hennon, both of Vincennes, and
Theresa Rodden of Rio Linda, Calif.; 16
grandchildren; and four great-grandcildren. A
daughter and two brothers preceded her in death. She
was a member of St. Vincent's Catholic Church here
and its Altar Society. Mass of Christian Burial will
be celebrated at the church at 10 a.m. Saturday with
the Rev. Timothy Tenbardge as celebrant. Burial will
be in the church cemetery. Calling at Duesterberg
Funeral Home here, 313 Church St., will be from 4 to
9 p.m. Friday. The rosary will be recited at the
funeral home at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Kokomo Tribune
Thursday. Aug. 13. 1981
William D. Piety,
one of Knox county's pioneers, died, Wednesday
night, (June 19, 1805) at his home near Bruceyille,
at the age of 87 years. The deceased was one of the
wealthiest men of the county and was a prominent
republican. He was a grandson of Lord Piety, once a
general in the British army. Gen. Piety left an
immense estate in England to the deceased, but he
gave the power of attorney to a man who secured but
kept the money. Goshen Weekly News June 22, 1805
Rinier Expires-At 66 Harry 0 Rinier. 66,
Indianapolis, former sports editor of the Logansport
Press, died Saturday morning at Community Hospital,
Indianapolis. . Born Nov. 18,1911, he was married to
Ins G. Irwin, who survives. , Sports writer for the
Indianapolis Star, he had worked as a reporter and
sports editor for the Logansport Press for 40 years.
A graduate of Logansport High School, he was
instrumental in organizing the Logansport softball
league. Surviving with the wife, are three sons,
James Andrew, Michael and Anthony, all of
Indianapolis; one stepdaughter, Jenny Maquire,
Indianapolis, and eight grandchildren. Funeral
services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Shirley
Brothers Funeral Home Irving Hill Chapel. Burial
will be in the Green Lawn Cemetery, Vincennes.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 2 to 8
p.m. today and Monday. The family suggests
that expressions of sympathy be in the form of
memorial contributions to the Cancer Fund.
Sunday, June 25,1978- Logansport
Mary Ritterskamp Funeral rites will be conducted
Wednesday al 10 a.m. at Baker Brothers Funeral Home
by The Rev. Lynn Henry for Mrs. Mary S. Ritterskamp,
84. of 317 W. Eighth St. Friends may call at the
funeral home after 2 p.m. today. The body will then
be transferred to the Brockman and Sons Funeral Home
in Vincennes for calling hours Wednesday evening and
graveside rites at 10 a.m. Thursday in The Fairview
Cemetery at Vincennes. Mrs, Ritterskamp died Sunday
morning at Community Hospital afler an extended
illness. A native of Russellville, III., she came to
Anderson in 1953 from Vincennes. She was a member of
the Vincennes Methodist Church. Surviving are
a son, Gaylord B. Ritterskamp of Anderson; a
sister-in-law, Mrs . Ada Albert of ____ Anderson
Herald Tuesay August 26, 1975
George F. Sage Front Royal,
Va.- George Francis Sage, 70, Front Royal, former
Magna resident, died Sept. 2 at home. Born June 7,
1896, Green Castle, Ind., to Thomas S. and Nellie
Gooddard Sage. Married Juanita Swarthout.
Accountant. Member St. Johns Catholic Church, Front
Royal . Graveside service Tuesday 10 a.m., Mt,
Calvary Cemetery, Vincennes The Salt Lake Tribune,
September 3, 1968
Richard Scohy VINCENNES, Ind. - Richard F. Scohy,
60, of Rt. 3, Vincennes, was killed June 4 when his
pickup-truck was struck from the rear by a
tractor-trailer truck at the intersections of Rt. 50
and Rt. 45 at Loogootee, Ind., according to a member
of the family. Mr. Scohy was a native of
Sistersville, W. Va., and was a former glasscutter
at.Libbey- Owens-Ford in Charleston, W. Va. He was a
former member of the Bargaining Committee of The
Glasscutters Union and was parts manager of I. and
S. McDaniel in Washington, Ind. Surviving: wife,
Lorna; son, James of Port Huron, Mich.; daughters,
Diane Shaffer of Rio Grande, Tex., Frances
Huckleberry of Pekin, Ill., Jean at home; brother,
John L. of Sistersville, W. Va.; sister, Joan S.
Roush of St. Albans, W. Va.; one granddaughter.
Service was held June 7 in Brockman and Son Chapel.
Burial was in Memorial Park Cemetery in Vincennes.
Charleston Gazette June 19, 1974
Mr. John Scott recently
died at Vincennes, at the oge of 75 years. He was a
lieutenant at tho battle of Tippecanoe, and
postmaster at Vincennes for many years, having been
originally appointed by President Jackson. The
New York Herald,
(New York, NY) Saturday, November 20, 1858
Earl Edward (Curly) Seals, 76, 413 W. New Albany Street, Vincennes,
died at 3:10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2002, at his home.
Born Sept. 3, 1926, in Knox County, he was the son of Noah Edward and Artie
He married Darlene Kay Kortea on Feb. 16, 1996.
He attended Lincoln High School and was employed at Steeple Jack. He was a
member of Jesus Name Apostolic Church in Bicknell and served in the United
States Army during World War II.
Survivors include his wife, Darlene Kay Seals; a daughter, Carla Ann Boyd,
Allendale; a son, David Edward Seals, Vincennes; step-children, Terrance Allen,
Washington; Kay Godfrey, Washington; and Debbie Perkins, Washington; Dennis
Perkins, Washington; and Lisa Fields, Washington; four sisters, Edna Seals,
Vincennes; Harriet Pittman, Indianapolis; Sarah O'Connor, Vincennes; and Jean
Neighbors, Vincennes; and one brother, Noah Seals, Vincennes.
The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ed Lee Mortuary by Rev.
Donald Chambers and burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Ed Lee Mortuary.
ROBERT L. SHROYER
VINCENNES, Jan. 30. (Special) Robert L. Shroyer.
70. merchant at San Barrens, died early today while
en route to the hospital here. He had suffered an
attack of acute indigestion. He died in the home of
his son. Dr. Reed Shroyer. Vincennes dentist. The
Evansville Courier Sunday January 31, 1937 submitted
by Barb Z
MRS. NANCY SHOWALTER
VINCENNES Jan. 30.(Special) Mrs. Nancy
Showalter. 74. died at the altar of the Methodist
church at St. Francisville, south of here, last
night while praying at a revival meeting. The
Evansville Courier Sunday January 31, 1937 submitted
by Barb Z
Sarah Teitelbaum, age
32y, 8m, 15d, wife of Samuel Tietelbaum died on
April 2 of heart disease. The family came here last
October from Vincennes, Ind. Burial was in the
Jewish Cemetery. (Garden City Irrigator, April 17,
1884) Submitted by Peggy Thompson
Walter Vieke Sr.
VINCENNES, Ind. Walter A. Vieke Sr., 83,
Vincennes, died about 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 28,
1994, , Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in St.
John Catholic Church. The Rev. Donald Ackerman will
officiate. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today at
Duesterbert- Fredrick Funeral Home where the Rosary
will be said at 6:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may
be made to the church improvement fund. Tuesday,
Aug. 30,1994 Kokomo (Ind.) Tribune
Funeral services for Ida
"Billie" Weichert were held Monday at
American Lutheran Church in Melvin, Iowa. Weichert
died on Oct. 11, 2002.
Born on July 25, 1921 in Vincennes, she was the
daughter of Alois W. Sanneman and Bessie Sanneman.
She was a member of the American Lutheran Church and
the American Legion Auxiliary.
Survivors include two daughters, Linda Sue Gonnerman
of Liberty, Mo., and Patricia Joan Rubio of San
Antonio, Texas; one son, Thomas E. Weichert of
Melvin, Iowa; five grandchildren and three
Earline J. Westfall, 83, of 3636 Hillcrest Road,
Vincennes, passed away at 7:00 PM Wednesday May 12,
2010 at Bridge Pointe Health Care Center. She was
born January 4, 1927 in Vincennes, to Earl & Thelma
(Draime) Yerkes. Earline was a member of the First
Christian Church, the Fortnightly Club, & Psi Otes.
She enjoyed helping with interior decorating during
the holidays. Surviving is her son, Mark Alan
Westfall of Vincennes, a sister, Rena Brown of
Sullivan, grandchildren, Mark Andrew Westfall, and
Ann Elizabeth Westfall, and a great grandchild, Lola
Samone Westfall. She was preceded in death by her
parents, her husband, Jack Westfall, an infant set
of twins, and two sisters, Rose Marie Compton and
Dema Woodruff. Funeral services will be held 11:00
AM Saturday May 15, 2010 at Goodwin Funeral Home
with Rev. Rick Grant officiating. Burial will
follow in the Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call
from 9 until 11 Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to First
May 14, 2010 submitted by Jrice
Donna Sue Young, 69, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2006, at Good
She was born Feb. 28, 1937, to Herman and Beaulah (Hawkins) Smith in Vincennes.
Donna worked for Sodexho Services at Vincennes University for 26 years. She was
a member of the Free Methodist Church and it's Apostles Sunday School class. She
loved her church and her family.
Survivors include three daughters, Cindi (Steffey) Gilmore and her husband
Clayton on Monroe City; Terri Steffey Avra and her husband Mark of Vincennes,
Gena Steffey Little and her husband Mark of Vincennes; two sisters, June
Wheatley of Princeton and Shirley Ryan of Vincennes; one brother, Herman Dale
Smith of Vincennes; eight grandchildren, Mischelle Adams, Jennifer Kennedy, Amy
Avra, Zachary Gilmore and his wife Jennifer, Ian Gilmore, Andrew Anson, Tessa
Little, and Brayden Little; and three great-grandchildren, Joseph Frey, McKenzie
and Kylee Adams
Donna was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Smith; one sister, Barbara
Pyle; and her parents.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524
Broadway. Visitation is from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday. Burial will be at Memorial Park
Memorials may be made to the Apostles Sunday School class.
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