Our Obituaries

Joyce C. Winters

June 22, 1944 - July 19, 2017

Joyce Carolyn Winters, 73, of Westside Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017. She was born June 22, 1944, in Evansville, to the late Curtis and Lucille (Hurley) Smith.She enjoyed her time at the beach, especially Daytona Beach. Joyce loved fishing, NASCAR, soap operas and Diet Coke. She also loved all sports, especially F.J. Reitz football. Joyce was preceded in death by her...
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Anna Faye Dority

September 18, 1923 - July 16, 2017

Anna "Faye" Dority, 93, of Evansville, IN, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2017. Faye grew up in Sebree, Kentucky with her seven sisters and three brothers. She graduated from high school when she was twenty-four. In 1948 she married her husband, Leroy Dority, who was a non-denominational minister. Throughout her life, Faye lived in many different places, including Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois,...
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David C. Newcomb

July 25, 1955 - July 11, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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James Melvin West

May 26, 1936 - July 10, 2017

James "Jim" Melvin West, 81, of Evansville, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born May 26, 1936, in Evansville, to the late Charles and Beatrice (Sutton) West.He was a graduate of Reitz High School Class of 1954. Jim served as past president of UA Local #136 and was a member of their service committee. He was also a member of St. Paul's German Township UCC,...
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Edgar Harold Baumgartner

January 28, 1946 - July 10, 2017

Edgar "Ed" Harold Baumgartner, 71, of Boonville, passed away Monday, July 10, 2017, at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center. He was born January 28, 1946, in Evansville, to the late Edgar J. and Virginia (Miller) Baumgartner.He graduated from North High School and proudly served during Vietnam as a Sargent in the Marines. After 20 years of service, Ed retired from Fluid Tech as General Manger. ...
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Helen Marie Shrode

August 24, 1929 - July 7, 2017

Helen Marie (Russelburg) Shrode, 87, passed away July 7 surrounded by her family. She was born in Evansville on August 24, 1929 to James Wallace and Mary John (Blanford) Russelburg. She graduated from St. Joe City elementary school and Memorial High School. Helen is survived by her children, Sue Van Russelburghe, Jan Shrode (husband, Rick Conway), Chip (Nona) Shrode, Cathy Wolfe, Joe (Cathy)...
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Emma Hulda Geiser

January 8, 1924 - July 5, 2017

Emma Hulda Geiser, 93, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2017, at Oasis Dementia Care. She was born January 8, 1924, in Evansville, to the late Herman H. and Anna Marie (Schroeder) Hartig.She was a sewing instructor for the Vanderburgh School Corp., as well as a school bus driver. She was extremely crafty and excelled at whatever she made.Emma was preceded in death by her husband of...
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Deoma Toliver

September 26, 1969 - July 4, 2017

Deoma Toliver, 47, passed away July 4, 2017. She graduated from Mt. Vernon High School & worked as a CNA. She was preceded in death by her daughter, Dakota and is survived by her daughter, KaLeigha Thomas; son, DeVion Toliver; grandchildren, Brylan & Breyson; siblings, Lloyd (Sonja) Jones & LaRoma (Hubbard) Thomas; niece and nephew Dene & Darius; 4 great-nieces & nephews. A...
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Walter A. Ermling

December 14, 1948 - July 4, 2017

Walter A. Ermling, 68, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. He loved to ride motorcycles, especially his Honda Goldwing. He also enjoyed watching drag racing, hunting, fishing, four wheeling, playing softball, and the outdoors. He served his country as a US Marine and was stationed at Paris Island, SC. Walter dearly loved his six grandchildren and ...
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John Arthur Charron

June 28, 1939 - July 4, 2017

John Arthur Charron, 78, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sonja Charron; and son, John F. Charron.John is survived by his daughter, Robin Charron-Wolf (Barry); grandchildren, Kari Wolf-Kee (Brian) and Daniel Wolf; great-granddaughter, Eleanor Kee; and sister, Anne Peloskey.A Memorial service will be held at 2...
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Christina R. Ackerman

May 25, 1964 - July 3, 2017

Christina R. Ackerman, 53, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born May 25, 1964, in Evansville, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her mother, Diann Barker and son, Michael.Christina is survived by her son, Daniel Glaser of Boonville, IN; father, William Jerry Raleigh and step-mother, Ann; sister, Cindy Tapp-Lindsey (Rich);...
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Betty Ann Sander

August 2, 1926 - July 2, 2017

Betty Ann (Gross) Sander, 90, a lifelong resident of Evansville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, July 2, 2017. She was born August 2, 1926, in Evansville, IN, the daughter of Walter and Anna (Schneider) Gross. Betty was married to August William Sander on November 26, 1950, and was married for 60 years. August preceded her in death on Feb 7, 2011. Betty was an active and...
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Anthony Wheeler,

July 22, 1960 - July 1, 2017

Anthony "Tony" Wheeler, Jr., 56, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, July 1, 2017, at his home. He was born July 22, 1960, in Evansville, IN to the late Anthony Wheeler, Sr. and Sherry (Nau) Culp.Tony was a firm believer in God, family and country. He worked tirelessly his entire life and began his career as a young man at Mayse Farm with his uncle, Paul. He was most recently employed as a...
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Lea Ann Dowd

April 12, 1918 - July 1, 2017

Lea Ann (Goldie Klein) Dowd passed away on Saturday, July 1, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Born April 12, 1918 in Evansville to John and Nancy Klein, she lived an incredible 99 years. Lea Ann was the true example of a passionate, hard-working and fun-loving soul who lived independently and even drove until one month after her 99th birthday. She became a hairdresser at...
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Wanda Lee Boarman

May 10, 1936 - June 28, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Claudia Sue Watson

August 14, 1944 - June 27, 2017

Claudia Sue Watson, 72, passed away Tuesday June 27th at home with her husband at her side and is now with her Lord and Savior. Claudia was a much loved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, friend and devout born again Christian from the age of 51. Born to James & Thelma Dowdle on August 14, 1944 in Evansville, IN. She was the second oldest of seven children and was...
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William B. Bennett

September 16, 1941 - June 21, 2017

William B. Bennett, Jr., 75, heard the train whistle blow and the conductor say "All Aboard for Glory!" on June 21, 2017, when he passed away quietly at home. He was born September 16, 1941, in Louisville, KY, to the late William B., Sr. and Dorothy M. (Payton) Bennett.Bill grew up in Evansville and worked for International Steel. He later retired from Whirlpool but continued on working until...
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Rebecca A. Jones-Smith

May 29, 1954 - June 18, 2017

Becky Jones-Smith, 63, of Spurgeon, IN, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born May 29, 1954, in Evansville, IN to the late James and Betty (Massie) Robertson.She was a life-long Evansville resident, having grown up on the west side. She graduated from Reitz High School. Becky worked most recently as a bartender at Haub Steak House in Haubstadt and previously owned and operated The Old...
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Kathryn L. Wilhite

August 21, 1929 - June 18, 2017

Kathryn "Kitty" Louise (Strouse) Wilhite, 87, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017. She was born August 21, 1929 in Pride, KY, to the late William and Evelyn Strouse. She was a graduate of Bosse High School and worked for Bell Telephone early in life. After several years of being home to raise her three sons, she returned to the workforce, working as a teller at Lamasco Bank, from...
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Hazel Merle Suits

November 25, 1939 - June 16, 2017

Hazel M. Suits, 77, of Evansville, passed away Friday, June 16, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway. She was born November 25, 1939, in Panther Creek, KY, to the late Austin and Dollie Susie (Neal) Crowe.She was a member of Harwood Baptist Church. She loved camping and spending time with her family.Hazel was preceded in death by her children, Robert, Randy, and Sandy Head; siblings, Bertha Ward, Virgie...
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James Daniel Stanley

October 2, 1926 - June 15, 2017

James Daniel Stanley passed away Thursday, June 15, 2017, at River Pointe Health Campus. He was born October 2, 1926, in Evansville, IN to the late John and Nettie (Raikes) Stanley.He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving during WWII. He was a graduate of the University of Evansville, began his working career at Bucyrus Erie Co. in Evansville and was then employed by the U.S. Dept. of...
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Harlan Randall Wright

July 19, 1938 - June 13, 2017

Harlan Randall Wright, 78, of New Harmony, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born July 19, 1938, in Evansville, IN to the late Vernon and Marvella (Reuter) Wright.He enjoyed horseback riding and camping, and was always the camp cook. In his youth, Harlan farmed, rode motorcycles and liked to bowl. Later in life, he was an auto mechanic and owned his own repair...
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Janice Sue Goebel

December 21, 1944 - June 13, 2017

Janice Sue Goebel, 72, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017, at her home. She was born December 21, 1944, in Ashbyburg, KY to the late William and Margaret (Ruth) Greenfield. She worked as an accountant and was an avid painter. She attended Bible Center Cathedral and Salem UCC Darmstadt. Janice was preceded in death by her husband, Gerald R. Goebel, in 2016. She is survived by...
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Clyde E. Hawes

August 17, 1948 - June 11, 2017

Clyde "Bucky" Hawes, 68, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, June 11, 2017, at his home. He was born the second of 13 children on August 17, 1948 in Hopkins County, KY, to the late Clyde and Martha (Poole) Hawes.He loved to fish and repair things and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He owned and operated Bucky's Welding Shop and also worked for Powers Welding Shop for many years.Bucky...
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Ricky L. Rexing

September 4, 1952 - June 9, 2017

Ricky L. Rexing, 64, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born September 4, 1952, in Evansville, Indiana to the late Cedric and Marilyn (Morris) Rexing.Ricky retired from the US Postal Service after 32 years. He was a veteran of the US Army. Ricky loved animals, Harley Davidsons, and enjoyed music. Ricky had a big heart and his wishes were...
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Charles Robert Severse

December 19, 1940 - June 8, 2017

Charles R. Severse, 76, passed away June 8, 2017. He was preceded in death by his 1st wife; & 2nd wife, Daisy. He is survived by his children, Tammy (Terry) Chambers & Randall (JoNette); grandchildren, Roxanne, Daniel, Jeremy & Randall; great-grandchildren, Yosif & Elizabeth; & brother, "Tom" (Linda) Severse. Services will be held 8 PM Thursday, June 15, 2017, at...
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Annette M. Majors

December 30, 1958 - June 7, 2017

Annette Mabrey Majors, 58, passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017. She was preceded in death by her son, Joshua Mabrey; and sisters, Sherry and Star. Annette is survived by her daughter, Ruston Mabrey; grandchildren, Teressa, Emily, Josh and Matt; great-grandchild, Nova; sisters, Nancy and Brenda; and several nieces, nephews and cousins. No funeral services were held.
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Alice Mae Herschelman

October 12, 1930 - June 4, 2017

Alice Mae Herschelman, 86, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, June 4, 2017, at West River Health Campus. She was born October 12, 1930, in Wadesville, IN to the late Stephen and Opal (Grisham) Thacker.She graduated from Wadesville High School and was a longtime member of Grace Baptist Church. She fondly remembered her years of working for Visiting Nurse Plus and was especially proud of being...
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Elizabeth Annetta Lickey

August 23, 1935 - June 3, 2017

Elizabeth Annetta Lickey, 81, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017, at her home. She was born August 23, 1935, in Marion, KY to the late Carl and Christine (Gray) Woodall.She formerly attended Evansville Grace Baptist Church and most recently attended Washington Avenue Baptist Church. Elizabeth enjoyed quilting, crocheting towels and crafting. She also enjoyed candy making, and...
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Louise Elfrieda Roehr

November 4, 1939 - May 28, 2017

Louise Elfrieda (Scherer) Roehr, 77, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Sunday, May 28, 2017 at her home. She was born November 4, 1939, in Evansville, IN to the late Raymond and Lillian (Bosecker) Scherer. She was confirmed at St. Stephen's UCC in Warrington, IN and was a longtime member of Zion Lippe UCC in Mt. Vernon, IN. Louise played the organ at St. Stephen's for several years before her...
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Wendy Lyn Davis

June 25, 1960 - May 27, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Emilio Garibay

July 19, 1938 - May 26, 2017

Emilio Garibay, 78, of Aurora, IN, passed away Friday, May 26, 2017, in Cincinnati, OH. He was born July 19, 1938, in Galveston, TX, to the late Hiliario and Refugia (Silva) Garibay. He was a member of Local 136 Plumbers and Steamfitters and was an instructor at Local 136 Training Center from 1978-1982. He served in the Air Force. Emilio was a member of the West Side Nut Club and served as...
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Marvin R. VanZant

May 7, 1944 - May 25, 2017

Marvin R. VanZant, 73, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway. He was born May 7, 1944, in Princeton KY to the late Melvin and Lorine (Gray) VanZant.He worked at Faultless Caster for over 30 years. Following retirement, he worked part-time at Wal-Mart assembling bicycles, which he greatly enjoyed. Marvin was an avid outdoorsman and delighted in fishing, hunting...
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Donald E. Montgomery

November 13, 1937 - May 22, 2017

Donald "Frog" Montgomery, 79, of Wadesville, passed away Monday, May 22, 2017 at his home. He was born November 13, 1937, in Wadesville, to the late Robert Edgar and Artie (Hoss) Montgomery."Frog" owned the Parker Inn Tavern for 10 years and the Parker Mini-Mart for 31 years. He was a long time St. Louis Cardinals fan and liked camping. He was involved in dirt track auto racing and followed his...
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Betty M. Reich

June 6, 1932 - May 16, 2017

Betty Reich, 84, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at her home surrounded by family. She was born June 6, 1932, to the late Montford and Anna Mae Lester.She was a loving wife, mother and grandma who loved to cook, quilt and garden. Betty loved being around people and never met a stranger. She was a member of Memorial Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School and played the...
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Magdelena E. Powelson

January 5, 1921 - May 13, 2017

Magdelena E. Powelson, 96, of Evansville, passed away on the morning of Saturday, May 13, 2017, at Oasis Care Center of Evansville. She was born January 5, 1921, in Evansville, IN, daughter of Herman and Anna Hartig. She received her Registered Nursing Degree in 1942 from Deaconess School of Nursing. In May of 1944, she enlisted in the Navy Corp of Nurses with the rank of Second Lieutenant and...
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Shirley L. Reinicke

August 18, 1924 - May 13, 2017

Shirley L. (Machholz) Reinicke, 92, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, May 13, 2017, where she lived with her daughter.Shirley served faithfully as one of Jehovah's Witnesses since her baptism in 1939. She was married to Sylvester H. Reinicke for 57 years until his death in 2001. She retired as a nurse from Deaconess Hospital in 1985 where she had a special passion for work in the Emergency...
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Lavada E. Mueller

July 29, 1916 - May 12, 2017

Lavada E. Mueller, 100, of Evansville, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. She was a resident of Pine Haven Nursing Home. She was born July 29, 1916, in Lyon County, Kentucky. During WWII she worked at Servel and Briggs. Lavada was a proud Rosie the Riveter. She retired from Mead Johnson's after 35 years. She was preceded in death by husbands, Woodrow Scillian, Harold Krack, and Ted Mueller;...
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Dorothy Deal

August 16, 1932 - May 11, 2017

Dorothy Elizabeth Deal, 84, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at her home. She was born August 16, 1932, in Evansville, IN to the late Paul and Edna (Gibson) Deal.She is survived by her son, Larry W. (Jeanie) Clem; daughter, Brenda (Glen) Manis; sisters, Janet Moore and Carolyn Dixon; brother, Donald Deal; four grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great, great...
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Yvonna Louise Sanchez

September 5, 1969 - May 11, 2017

Yvonna Louise (Lupfer) Sanchez, 47, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 11, 2017, at her home. She was born September 5, 1969, in Evansville, Indiana.Her passion in life was being with and caring for her grandchildren. She worked as a Direct Support Specialist and cared deeply for her clients. Yvonna was preceded in death by her mother, Charleigh (Damron) Lupfer.She was survived by her...
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Gareld Burgdorf

August 31, 1936 - May 9, 2017

Gareld "Jerry" Burgdorf, 80, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness, FL. He was born August 31, 1936, in Evansville, IN to the late Kermit and Alma Burgdorf.He retired from A&H Truck Lines (now Advanced Truck Lines). Jerry was a member of the American Legion in Mt. Vernon, Eagles Club, Moose Lodge #497 and the Elks. He and his wife, Rita,...
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Thomas Walter Amos

March 21, 1942 - May 9, 2017

Thomas Walter Amos, 75, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017. He loved betting on horses, going to flea markets and rummage sales, and was a very loving brother. Tom is survived by his sisters, Doris Hensley and Mary (Stephen) Kough; brothers, Marion Amos and Carlis Amos; nieces, April and Rachel Amos; and other nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, May 15,...
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Brenda Gayle Voyles

July 6, 1944 - May 6, 2017

Brenda G. Voyles, 72, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. She was born July 6, 1944, in Evansville, IN to the late Leslie and Bessie (Durham) Vincent.Brenda led a very full life. She was a bartender, enjoyed sitting on her front porch, and loved flowers, going to the riverboat and collecting diamond rings, bracelets and necklaces. She also enjoyed...
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Morris Lee Miles

May 15, 1930 - May 6, 2017

Morris L. Miles, 86, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017. He was born May 15, 1930, in Evansville, IN, to the late Herbert and Edith (Jamison) Miles. He graduated from Reitz High School in 1948 then served in the US Navy for 22 years. Morris belonged to the VFW, American Legion Post #0187 Everette Burdette Post and DAV.Morris was preceded in death by his son, Steven Miles;...
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Ludeniah Mae Trotter

July 8, 1956 - May 6, 2017

Ludeniah "Peach" Mae Trotter, 60, of Evansville, went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 6, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born July 8, 1956, in Evansville, to the late Denvil and Ola (Menser) Trotter.Peach worked for the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation for over 29 years as a secretary. She was a devout Christian with strong faith in the Lord. She spent her entire life caring...
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Edward Arthur Reuter

June 14, 1932 - May 4, 2017

Edward Arthur Reuter, 84, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, May 4, 2017, at his home. He was born June 14, 1932, in Evansville, IN to the late John and Florence (Holtz) Reuter.He was a longtime member of St. Matthew's United Church of Christ and most recently attended St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Wadesville. Edward graduated from Reitz High School in 1952. He was a US Navy Veteran...
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Eva Charlene Vailes

April 22, 1945 - May 2, 2017

Eva Charlene (Fike) Vailes, 72, passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017. She loved fishing, playing bingo and her family. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Donald; and sister. Eva is survived by her children, Rhonda, Misty, William and David; 9 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Monday, May 8, 2017, at Alexander West Chapel, with burial...
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Robert Ficker

June 7, 1937 - April 29, 2017

Robert "Bob" Ficker, 79, passed away April 29, 2017. He was born June 7, 1937, in Evansville, IN to the late Joseph B. and Barbara (Wanninger) Ficker. He served in the US Army and retired from the Evansville State Hospital.Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Ficker; parents, Joseph and Barbara Ficker; and brothers, Carl, James and Charles "Chuck". He is survived by his daughter,...
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Robert Terry Siggers

October 21, 1952 - April 27, 2017

Robert "Terry" Siggers, Sr., 64, of Winslow, Indiana, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017, at his home, after a massive heart attack.Terry was an Army Veteran, serving in both the 77th Field Artillery and 101st Airborn Division (Assault). He enjoyed watching the WWE, loved to grill out, and helping others, but never expected anything back in return. It made him happy that all of his family was...
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Jack M. Trout

August 15, 1932 - April 27, 2017

Jack Miller Trout, 84, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 27, 2017. He was born August 15, 1932, in Wheatcroft, KY, to the late Ernest "Dub" and Effie (Hicks) Trout.Jack graduated from Wheatcroft High School and was a U.S. Navy veteran who served four years on the U.S.S Yancey. After 38 years of service, Jack retired from Bristol Myers where he worked in electrical maintenance. He...
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Lucy Loretta Becker

July 7, 1930 - April 24, 2017

Lucy L. (Durbin) Becker, 86, of Evansville, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was born July 7, 1930, in Owensboro, KY, to the late Laurence and Lucy (Crabtree) Durbin.Lucy enjoyed reading and was an avid embroiderer, quilter, and master seamstress having made wedding dresses, majorette outfits, men's suits and tons of clothes for her children...
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Jenny Elaine Ellis

July 10, 1955 - April 23, 2017

Jenny Ellis, 61, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. She loved her family dearly, especially her grandbabies. Jenny was preceded in death by husband, Clarence Ellis; brother, Larry Woods; & parents, Cynthia & Jess Woods. She is survived by her daughter, Magan (Shannon Thornton) Moore; son, Donnie Smith; brothers, James & Ronnie Woods; grandchildren, Dylan & Conner. Funeral...
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Teddy Gene Canary

March 7, 1957 - April 23, 2017

Teddy Gene Canary, 60, passed away Sunday, April 23, 2017. He was born March 7, 1957, in Owensboro, KY to the late Robert Lee and Hazel (Burris) Canary. He was a devoted family man who loved his family more than anything. Teddy was a retired truck driver and had worked previously with his daughter at Taco John's where he made many friends. He had also worked in construction with his son. ...
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Marylou Cundiff

November 8, 1928 - April 21, 2017

Marylou Cundiff, 88, of Evansville, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017, at Bethel Manor. She was born November 8, 1928, in Evansville, IN, to the late Guy and Sadie (Gilliland) Hicks.Marylou was an avid book reader. She enjoyed playing clabber and working crossword puzzles. Marylou loved trips to Gulf Shores, AL. She lived life for her family.She was preceded in death by her parents, husband,...
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John Ivan Hurt

May 28, 1948 - April 20, 2017

John Ivan Hurt, 68, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at his home. He was born May 28, 1948, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Ivan and Leona (Weibert) Hurt.John served two tours during Vietnam with the Marine Corp, receiving a Purple Heart. He graduated from Mackey High School. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Allen; and daughter, Amanda.John is survived...
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John Earl Turpin

June 7, 1935 - April 20, 2017

John "Turk" Earl Turpin, 81, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, April 20, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center, surrounded by family. He was born June 7, 1935, in Evansville, IN to the late John and Alvina (Berning) Turpin. He was a member of Henderson Church of Christ. John was an animal lover and enjoyed playing softball, golf, basketball, baseball and bowling. He was an avid NASCAR fan and...
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Arizona Rowe

August 30, 1930 - April 18, 2017

Arizona Rowe, 86, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at Arbors Nursing Home in Gallipolis, OH. She was the youngest of twelve children and was born in Pikeville, KY on August 30, 1930. She attended Mount Mission Christian School in Grundy, VA. Arizona loved country music and her favorite song was "Mountain Fairy Blues". She was a loving person and will be...
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Doris Elizabeth Miller

June 10, 1923 - April 16, 2017

Doris "Momma Dee" Elizabeth Miller, 93, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 16, 2017, at North Park Nursing Home. She was born June 10, 1923, in Elberfeld, IN to the late Simie and Zena (Ireland) Greer.She graduated from Reitz High School in 1941 and worked in several different school cafeterias. At the age of 80, she retired from the She Lounge as a bar manager. Doris loved and collected...
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Cynthia Ann Neu

August 4, 1949 - April 15, 2017

Cynthia A. (Nash) Neu, 67, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017. She was born August 4, 1949, in Kokomo, Indiana. Cynthia received her Bachelor's and Master's Degree at University of Evansville in elementary teaching. She retired from the US Post Office in 2009. Cynthia belonged to St. Paul's UCC, German Township church and the Red Hat Society.She was preceded in death by her...
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Anthony L. Hoover

September 3, 1950 - April 14, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Jacqueline J. Mayberry

July 28, 1929 - April 12, 2017

Jacqueline Mayberry, 87, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Charlier Hospice. She was an active member of St. James West United Methodist Church.Jacqueline was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Mayberry; daughter, Kathleen Dayvolt and brother, Melvin Werner.She is survived by daughters, Tamara Deicken (Mike), Helen Seifert (Phil), Barbara Acker and Brenda Koch; sons,...
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Robert A. Rust

August 28, 1929 - April 10, 2017

Robert (Bob) A. Rust, 87, of Mt. Vernon, Indiana, passed away on April 10, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, having suffered a stroke.Bob was born in Evansville, Indiana August 28, 1929, and graduated from Central High School in 1947. He attended Purdue University where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity and from where he graduated in 1952 with a degree in Civil...
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Herman Wicks

January 26, 1961 - April 7, 2017

Herman "Clay" Wicks, Jr., 56, passed away at his home on April 7, 2017. He was born January 26, 1961, in Evansville, to the late Herman and Phyllis (Jackson) Wicks.Clay was survived by his brothers, Scott, Larry and David Smith; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.A private family service will be held.Condolences may be made online at www.AlexanderWestChapel.com
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Charles Robert McIntosh

May 23, 1935 - April 7, 2017

Charles Robert "Bob" McIntosh, 81, of Evansville, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. He was born May 23, 1935, in Evansville, to the late Charles E and Hulda Jane (Smith) McIntosh.Bob graduated from Memorial High School in 1953 and graduated from UE in 1968, obtaining his Masters in 1973. He was a member of St. Joe Catholic Church. He served in the Air Force for...
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Joseph Anton Bichler

July 16, 1933 - April 4, 2017

Joseph Anton Bichler, 83, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at Charlier Hospice. He was born July 16, 1933, in Selz, ND, to the late Anton and Carolyn (Eisenzimmer) Bichler.He served in the US Army and was a 53 year member of the Carpenters Local 90. He owned and operated Ohio River Divers Company and Joe's Dive Shop. Joseph was preceded in death by his ex-wife, Nancy Bichler...
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Kimberly Minor

October 30, 1961 - April 3, 2017

Kimberly Joyce Minor, 55, of Evansville, passed away Monday, April 3, 2017, at her home. She was born October 30, 1961, in Madisonville, KY, to the late Joe and Ann (Calhoun) Minor.She lived for being a foster mother to numerous children in need, generously opening her heart and home to raising over 15 children throughout her life. Kimberly was a lifelong member of Eastview Missionary Baptist...
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Budric D. Kasinger

July 15, 1934 - April 2, 2017

Budric D. "Bud" Kasinger, 82, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017, at home. He was born July 15, 1934 in Evansville, IN, to the late Dora and Margaret (Crawford) Kasinger. He graduated from F. J. Reitz High School in 1953 then served in the US Army. In 1994, he retired from Mechanics Laundry and Supply. Bud was a member of the Reitz R-Men's Varsity Club, Huddleback and...
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James D. Loesch

September 8, 1938 - April 2, 2017

James D. Loesch, 78, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, April 2, 2017, at his home. He was born September 8, 1938, in Evansville, IN, to the late Ralph and Elizabeth (Crowder) Loesch.He was affectionately known by those closest to him as Jimmy, Grampy, Jim, Jamie and Uncle Hoho. He graduated from Central High School in 1956 followed by proud service in the U.S. Navy. After a loyal 30 year...
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Dawn Stevens

August 6, 1968 - April 1, 2017

Dawn Stevens, 48, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at her home. She was born August 6, 1968, in Evansville, IN, to C. Larry and Pamela (Kissel) Moffett, who passed away in 2008. She graduated from Memorial High School then attended the University of Southern Indiana. Dawn worked as a traveling assistant manager for the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles. She loved making...
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Ruth Ann Feldpausch

October 2, 1942 - March 31, 2017

Ruth Ann (Robinson) Feldpausch, 74, of Evansville, went to Heaven on Friday, March 31, 2017. She graduated from F.J. Reitz High School in 1960. Starting with the Old Bus Station, Ruth Ann worked various jobs, including working 25 years at Evansville Protestant Home. She was a faithful member of Assembly of Faith Church. She was an avid animal lover and rescued many dogs and cats in her...
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Addie Belle Paulson

October 17, 1926 - March 31, 2017

Addie Belle Paulson, 90, of Evansville, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. She was born October 17, 1926, in Miami, Florida, to the late Hubert H. Fleming and Annie Lou Russel.Raised by mother, Annie Lou, she had four sisters and attended Ponce De Leon High School in Miami, Florida. She left school to work on the military base in the commissary at the age of 15. yes...
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William Buchser

September 14, 1927 - March 29, 2017

William "Bill" J. Buchser, 89, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at Deaconess Hospital. He graduated from Tell City High school before graduating from the University of Evansville and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York. Bill was a veteran during the Korean War and was stationed in Germany. He retired from Whirlpool where he worked as an engineer for 38 years. Bill...
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Susan Leeann Aeberle

April 30, 1983 - March 27, 2017

Susan "Leeann" Aeberle, 33, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at her home. She was born April 30, 1983, in Evansville, IN to Randy Aeberle and Betty (Traylor) Page.She was a happy-go-lucky and bubbly person and always worried about others before herself. Leeann had a very caring and generous spirit and was a great sister. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Leroy, Shirley and Ron;...
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Mary Anna Greene Strahl

December 17, 1925 - March 27, 2017

Mary Anna (Hayes) Greene Strahl, 91, of Evansville, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017, at West River Health Campus.She retired from Deaconess Hospital after 23 years as a senior nurse's assistant. She was a very talented dancer and was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.Mary Anna was preceded in death by her husband, William "Glenn" Strahl; and first husband, Fred Greene.She is survived by...
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Terry Dale Wire

September 19, 1954 - March 26, 2017

Terry Dale Wire, 62, known to many as "Race Track", passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Ocala, FL. For the past 45 years, Terry worked with horse farms throughout the south. He also worked with African and Asian elephants. His most recent job was working for a family animal farm in Ocala, FL. Terry's love for animals was endless, and working with them was his lifelong passion. Terry was...
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Thomas Commens

October 9, 1949 - March 26, 2017

Thomas "Tom" L. Commens, 67, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017. He was born October 9, 1949, to the late Allen and Jeanette Commens.Tom served in the US Marine Corp during the Vietnam War. He was a graduate of Indiana University (Economics) and University of Evansville (Engineering). He retired from Car Quest after many years of service and was currently working at Advanced...
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Frank Thomas Nelson

September 26, 1923 - March 26, 2017

Frank Thomas Nelson, 93, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Deaconess Hospital. He was born September 26, 1923, in Evansville, to the late Grover and Celia (Blunk) Nelson.He grew up in Evansville and Homer, IL. He graduated from Reitz High School and joined the Army in his senior year. He served in Leyte, Philippines during World War II. He and Doris Schwartz were married August...
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Loretta J. Lawrence

July 3, 1951 - March 25, 2017

Loretta J. (Peerman) Lawrence, 65, of Evansville, IN, passed away Saturday, March 25, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born July 3, 1951, in Evansville, IN, to the late John and Loretta Peerman.She retired from the EVSC where she worked for 30 years. Loretta loved the students and her job as a secretary. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Evansville. After retiring, she spent...
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Daniel G. Frick

August 27, 1922 - March 24, 2017

Daniel George Frick, 94, of Evansville, died at Deaconess Hospital main campus at 9:00 AM on March 24, 2017. His parents were Louise Brune Frick and Daniel Auther Frick. He was born in Evansville on August 27, 1922. Dan graduated from Central High School in 1940 and married Katherine Grimm in September, 1942. He joined the Navy soon after Pearl Harbor, attained the rank of Chief Petty Officer...
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Deborah Sue Carter

July 9, 1949 - March 24, 2017

Deborah Sue Carter, 67, of Evansville, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. She was born on July 9, 1949, to the late Lloyd and Dorothy (Johnson) Hart in Evansville, IN. Debbie was of Christian faith. She graduated from Central High School in 1967 and graduated from Tri-State Beauty College. Over her 49 years as a hairdresser, Debbie made many close and lasting...
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William George Voegel

February 8, 1918 - March 24, 2017

William G. Voegel, 99, of Evansville, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017, at Signature Healthcare. He was born February 8, 1918, in Cynthiana, IN, to the late Frank and Katherine Voegel. In 1938, Bill married Lillian (Bohleber) and together they had four sons. Bill hauled coal during WWII. He was a building contractor and built over 200 homes in German Township on the west side of Evansville. ...
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Patricia Ann Tyler

July 2, 1941 - March 20, 2017

Patricia Ann Tyler, 75, of Evansville, passed away Monday, March 20, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born July 2, 1941, in Dawson Springs, KY, to the late George Elmer and Opal (Sisk) Alexander.She graduated from Central High School in 1960. Patricia retired from Walmart Pharmacy and attended Bible Center Cathedral. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers; two...
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Lottie L. Potts

April 28, 1937 - March 18, 2017

Lottie L. (Page) Potts, 79, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017, in an automobile accident. Lottie "Potsy" loved roses and gardening, crocheting, embroidering, puzzles and bingo.She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas L. Potts; sons, Thomas and David Potts; parents, Floyd and Mary Page; siblings, Mary, Charlotte, and John.Lottie is survived by her sons, Dennis Potts and...
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Matthew Alexander Rutter

April 6, 1992 - March 15, 2017

Matthew Alexander Rutter was born on April 6th 1992 in Evansville, Indiana. He is survived by his mother, Julie A Bolin and her husband Christopher, his father, Thomas James Rutter, his brothers Ryan Bolin, Jacob Bolin, Lincoln Bolin, and Jake Turner, his sisters Ashley Turner, Chelsea White, and Jordan Bolin, grandparents Joe and Susie Ritcheson, Norm and Cheryl Alstadt, Mike and Dee Smith, and...
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Bertha Helena Peak

April 11, 1928 - March 15, 2017

Bertha H. (Jung) Peak, 88, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center, surrounded by her loving family. She worked for Bockelman's, Woolworth's and Windsor Plastics. Upon her retirement, Bert and her husband volunteered at SWIRCA and the Victory Theatre. Bert loved tending to her flower garden and watching birds. She found enjoyment in needlework,...
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Kenneth James Foster

March 24, 1957 - March 15, 2017

Kenneth James Foster, 59, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017. He attended Grace Baptist Church where he had many friends. Kenny was preceded in death by his mother, Lena M. Fodge; and father, James W. Foster. He is survived by his brother and longtime caregiver, John (Linda) Foster; brother, Robert (Angie) Francis; nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services will be held 10:30 AM Monday,...
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Donald R. Berry

August 27, 1934 - March 13, 2017

Donald "Don" R. Berry, 82, of Evansville, passed away Monday, March 13, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris; parents, William and Irma Berry; brother, Arnold Edward Berry; and sister, Laura Freeman.Don is survived by his wife, Brenda Berry; step-children, Alan (Sue) Steele, Ladonna (Kent) Smith, Renee Steele, Scott Coale and Beth Taylor, all of...
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Kathleen M. Wilsman

August 6, 1929 - March 11, 2017

Kathleen "Kathy" (Reinke) Wilsman, 87, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, March 11, 2017, at West River Health Campus. She was born August 6, 1929, in Santa Claus, IN, to the late Willis W. and Esther F. (Tischendorf) Reinke.She graduated from Deaconess School of Nursing in 1950, and was an active member of Simpson United Methodist Church for most of her life. She was also a devoted volunteer...
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William David Deans

September 13, 1925 - March 7, 2017

William "David" Deans, age 91, previously of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in North Carolina. He was born September 13, 1925, in Johnson County, NC.David retired in 1962 from the United States Navy. He worked for the Civil Service until 1972 and Deaconess Hospital from 1976 until retirement in 1993. He was a member of VFW Post #1114.He was preceded in death by his parents,...
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Frances Marshall

May 28, 1942 - March 7, 2017

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Donald A. Dill

June 6, 1933 - March 7, 2017

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Robert L. Greenfield

January 29, 1938 - March 4, 2017

Robert "Bob" L. Greenfield, 79, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. He was born January 29, 1938, in Evansville, to the late James A. and Esther Carolina (Niehaus) Greenfield.He was a 1956 graduate of Central High School. He was a police officer for the Evansville Police Department for 20 years, seven of which he spent has the Harrison High School Officer...
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Barbara Jean Irvin

April 14, 1929 - March 3, 2017

Barbara Jean Irvin, age 87, previously of Evansville, passed away Friday, March 3, 2017, at her home in Murfreesboro, TN with her family at her side.To say that Barbara was only a homemaker all her life doesn't do her justice. She was an exceptional seamstress, chef, homemaker and an incredible Mother, not only to her own 4 children, but to countless others as well. Her wisdom, guidance and...
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Kathy D. Weber

March 12, 1954 - February 26, 2017

Kathy D. (Melton) Weber, 62, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017, at her home. She was born March 12, 1954.She grew up in Sebree, KY and graduated from Webster County High School. She then earned her nursing degree at Murray State University and worked as an R.N. at Deaconess for 33 years. Kathy had an infectious smile. She never met a stranger and always remembered faces. ...
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Carol Maxine Osman-Wildt

November 21, 1939 - February 25, 2017

Carol M. Osman-Wildt, 77, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Jerry Osman; second husband, Arthur Wildt; and daughter, Jenny (Osman) Wright. Carol is survived by her daughter, Cindy (David) Baumgartner; son, Rick (Barbara) Osman; granddaughters, Kendall N. Wright, Anna (Greg) Hosterman and Dawn (Nick) Ryan; grandson, Douglas Osman; brother,...
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Charles Wayne Mitz

September 20, 1938 - February 24, 2017

Charles Wayne Mitz, 78, of Evansville, passed away Friday, February 24, 2017, at North Park Nursing Center. He was born September 20, 1938, in Evansville, Indiana to the late Henry and Margaret (Miller) Mitz.Charles graduated from F. J. Reitz High School. He retired from Keller Crescent. Charles enjoyed fishing and loved his family. He was an Air Force Veteran and was a member of the American...
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Helen Marie Thompson

March 9, 1932 - February 23, 2017

Helen Marie Thompson, 84, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, February 23, 2017, at The Heritage Center. She was born March 9, 1932, in Evansville, IN to the late Verner and Bessie (Sharp) Weaver.In 1950, she graduated from Central High School where she served as class secretary and was instrumental in their reunion committee. She was a member of First Christian Church for over 30 years and...
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William Henry Yeager

August 29, 1934 - February 22, 2017

William "Bill" Henry Yeager, 82, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 22, 2017. He was born August 29, 1934, in Princeton, IN to the late Cecil and Verona (Graper) Yeager.He graduated from Haubstadt High School in 1952 and married Rosalie Appman on June 12, 1954. Bill was a member of the US Army and spent time in Germany as a motor pool mechanic. He worked for International...
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Juanita Purcelle Gore

August 11, 1929 - February 21, 2017

Juanita P. Gore, 87, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born August 11, 1929, in Indianapolis, IN to the late Norman and Hattie Mae (Coley) Tarrants.In 1948, she graduated from Bosse High School. Juanita owned and operated her own business, Gore Research (a market research company), from the 1960's until her retirement in 1997. She loved to...
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Jerry Wayne Jolley

February 22, 1945 - February 21, 2017

Jerry Wayne Jolley, 71, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at Deaconess Main Campus. He was born February 22, 1945, in Mt. Vernon, IN to the late Everett and Vonda (Page) Jolley.He retired from Mt. Vernon Concrete in 1995 where he drove a concrete truck. Jerry loved being on the farm, working in the yard, fishing and spending time with his family. Jerry was preceded in...
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