OBITUARIES OF KNOX COUNTY INDIANA


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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



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Walter C. 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

Mrs. 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.



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Beulah 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 are deceased.
The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, with burial in Fairview Cemetery.

Thomas Wayne Cooper, 79, 5349 N. Old U.S. 41, Vincennes, died at 3:05 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2007, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born June 21, 1928, in Vincennes, the son of Thomas and Marie (Allen) Cooper. 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.

 


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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 Tuesday)
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The 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. Holmes County Republican., April 22, 1858, Image 1 About Holmes County Republican. (Millersburg, Holmes County, Ohio) 1856-1865

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CLARENCE H. HAGEMEIER SANDBORN, Ind., Dec. 20—Special— 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,

Obituary of 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.




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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 Baptist Church. 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. September 23,1998 DailyHerald

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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, Ill.
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 Norman Catt.
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.

 



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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




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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

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Harry 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 Pharos-Tribune

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


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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

WASHINGTON - 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 Seals.
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




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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


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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



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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 great-grandchildren.


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 Christian Church 
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Donna Sue Young, 69, passed away at 4:35 p.m. Thursday, May 11, 2006, at Good Samaritan Hospital.
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 Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Apostles Sunday School class.






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