OBITUARIES OF KNOX COUNTY INDIANA
Lillian Arnett WOODVILLE, TX — Lillian
Arnett, 86, died Monday at Baptist Hospital of Beaumont, Texas. Funeral
will be Thursday, February 2nd at 10 A.M. at McClure Funeral Home in
Indiana. Burial will follow in Bruceville Cemetery in Bruceville,
Visitation will be Wednesday evening at the Funeral Home in Indiana.
arrangements are by Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home, Beaumont, Texas. A
Knox County, Indiana, she has lived in Bayou Vista, Texas for the past
one-half years. She is retired from retail sales in the department
industry. Survivors are her two daughters- in-law Madeline Arnett of
Texas, and Marita Arnett of Boynton Beach, FL; seven grandchildren; and
great grandchildren. Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home, Beaumont, TX
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
Friday at the Chapel of James Crowder Funeral Home in La Marque with
Gibson officiating. Burial to follow at La Marque City Cemetery in La
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
Superintendent for the City of La Marque since 1983, resided in Bayou
seven years, formerly of Bruceville, Indiana, a member of Bruceville
Church, veteran of Korean War, U. S. Air Force, a member of Mainland
2141, Bayou Vista Recreation Club and Amoco Bowling League. Survivors
his wife, Madeline Amett of Bayou Vista, Texas; mother, Lillian Arnett
Vista; two daughters, Sherri Warren Fox of Myrtle Beach, S. Carolina
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
Monroe, Nathan Epperson. Memorials may be sent to Texas Heart Institute
Foundation, 6655 Travis, Suite 300, Houston, Texas 77030-1330. James
Funeral Home Galveston Daily News Oct 1, 1992
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
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
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
He was born June 21, 1928, in Vincennes, the son of Thomas and Marie
Tom retired in 1991 from Vincennes Welding where he was part owner with
brothers. He graduated from Lincoln High School. Tom loved the
enjoyed watching the birds and other wildlife. He took pride in keeping
place neat and spotless. He was happiest when he was on his John Deere
He did a lot of wood working. Through the years he enjoyed fishing
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,
Society, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was a veteran
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
Kathy Southwood and her husband, Rob, of Vincennes; grandsons, Ryan
Seth Dognaux; granddaughters, Lauren Goodman, Chloe Goodman, Shelby
Hannah Southwood and Heidi Southwood; sisters, LuElla Black of Monroe
Idella Pipher and her husband, Ralph, of Vincennes, Nancy Schaeffer of
Vincennes, Helen Twitty of Roswell, Ga., Kitty Keller and her husband,
Vincennes and Ginger Wollerman of Vincennes; and brothers, Robert
Cooper and his
wife, Ethel, of Vincennes and Larry Cooper and his wife, Ann, of
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
Broadway St., with the Revs. Mike Julian and Scott Rasico officiating.
will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
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)
(Bill) Haines of Bicknell,Indiana lost his battle with lung cancer on
May 15,2014.He was born on January 16,1934 in Bicknell, and had
spent many years living and working in and around Vigo County.
submitted by CMC
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.
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
1937 and moved to Panama City where she attended business college and
a bookkeeper for several years. She married Oral Ledbetter, her husband
years, in Muskegon, Mich., on March 16, 1946. They managed movie
Michigan and Illinois until 1948, when they moved to Monon. Here, they
managed the local Monon theatre. While in Monon, Annie was an active
First Baptist Church and sang in the church choir. She was a volunteer
county mental health association and served on local election boards.
to Tallahassee, Fla., in 1974, where Annie was active in The
In 1985, she and her husband moved to Vincennes where Annie became an
member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. She loved nature and the outdoors
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
playing piano, cooking, gardening, and homemaking. She loved her family
unconditionally as a wife, mother and grandmother. She will be
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
sisters have all preceded her in death.
Annie is survived by her son, Scott Ledbetter of Vincennes; her
Mary Ledbetter of Vincennes; and granddaughters, Lisa Ledbetter of
Julia Dodson of Melbourne, Fla.
The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Christian Home Freewill
in Blountstown. Burial will follow in the Nettle Ridge Cemetery in
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Goodwin Family Funeral
Memorial contributions may be made to: Christian Home Freewill Baptist
19244 SE Fla. 69, Blountstown, FL 32424, Ridgecrest Baptist Church in
or the John James Audubon Society Dept. W, 700 Broadway, New York, NY
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
Rosemary was a homemaker and a member of the First Nazarene Church in
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,
Pemberton and his friend Evelyn Burch of Ferndale, Wash., Jerry
his wife Marylin of Bicknell, Richard Pemberton and his friend Cheryl
Texas, Darrell Pemberton and his wife Ten of Vincennes; a niece, Lilly
whom Rosemary considered a sister, of Lawrenceville, Ill.; eight
11 great-grandchildren; one step daughter, Virginia Kassinger of
one step son, Dale Miley and his wife Norma of Vincennes.
Rosemary was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Pemberton;
parents; two sisters; and five brothers.
Funeral service is at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524
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
"Katie" Murphy, 53,
918 Oak St., died at 5:08 p.m. Saturday, July 9, 2005, at Good
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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,
Washington; Kay Godfrey, Washington; and Debbie Perkins, Washington;
Perkins, Washington; and Lisa Fields, Washington; four sisters, Edna
Vincennes; Harriet Pittman, Indianapolis; Sarah O'Connor, Vincennes;
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.
Jan. 12.— (Special)— Mrs. Nancy Threikeld, 72, widow of the late Thomas
Threikeld. died suddenly in her apartment here early this evening.
Death was attributed to heart attack. Mrs. Threikeld was a member of
Eastern Stars, Francis Vigo chapter, Daughters of American Revolution,
and active church worker. A son. Porter Threikeld. Bicknell. and
daughter. Mrs. Linnie Horn, near Bicknell. survive.
Evansville Courier Wednesday Jan 13, 1937
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
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 Christian Church
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
Donna worked for Sodexho Services at Vincennes University for 26 years.
a member of the Free Methodist Church and it's Apostles Sunday School
loved her church and her family.
Survivors include three daughters, Cindi (Steffey) Gilmore and her
Clayton on Monroe City; Terri Steffey Avra and her husband Mark of
Gena Steffey Little and her husband Mark of Vincennes; two sisters,
Wheatley of Princeton and Shirley Ryan of Vincennes; one brother,
Smith of Vincennes; eight grandchildren, Mischelle Adams, Jennifer
Avra, Zachary Gilmore and his wife Jennifer, Ian Gilmore, Andrew Anson,
Little, and Brayden Little; and three great-grandchildren, Joseph Frey,
and Kylee Adams
Donna was preceded in death by one brother, Billy Smith; one sister,
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
Memorials may be made to the Apostles Sunday School class.
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