Our Obituaries

Lydia A. Schroeder

September 30, 1913 - January 17, 2018

Lydia A. (Willman) Schroeder, 104, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, January 17, 2018, at her daughter's home. She was born September 30, 1913, in Posey County, IN to the late Ernest and Carrie (Roedel) Willman. Lydia was very active in her church, St. Paul's UCC, and many civic organizations. She was especially proud of her service with United Caring Shelters and Habitat for Humanity. ...
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Marvin R. Truitt

September 6, 1947 - January 17, 2018

Marvin Ray Truitt, 70, passed away January 17, 2018. He served in the US Airforce. Marvin worked for Iglehart's General Foods then later retired from Tropicana.Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Truitt; parents, Marvin and Ruby Truitt; brother, Rex Truitt; and great-nephew, Logan Brown. He is survived by his brothers, Billy (Patricia) and Roy Truitt; step-daughters, Ginny, Sandy...
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Mary Etta Butts

July 7, 1958 - January 16, 2018


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Walter Lee Shields

May 1, 1963 - January 14, 2018

Walter L. Shields, Jr., 54, passed away Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home. He was born May 1, 1963. He lived with his mother, Janet Crane. Walter was preceded in death by his father, Walter L. Shields, Sr. He is survived by his mother, Janet Crane; brothers, Timothy A. Shields of West Brooklyn, IL, Michael A. Shields (Aleisha) of Evansville, IN and Mark Shields of Dekalb, IL; sisters,...
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Nancy Lee Eckert

November 7, 1940 - January 12, 2018

Nancy Lee Eckert, 77, of Evansville, IN passed away Friday, January 12, 2018, at Lucy Smith King Care Center. She was born November 7, 1940, in Henderson, KY to the late J.T. and Lula (Staples) Green.She was a longtime member of Boeke Road Baptist Church.Nancy was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Richard Eckert, Sr.; and her parents.She is survived by her sons, Richard (Cheryl)...
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Nancy Lee Eckert

November 7, 1940 - January 12, 2018


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Gary Edward French

August 3, 1945 - January 11, 2018


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Jean Alice Walling

February 25, 1923 - January 10, 2018


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Jean Alice Walling

February 25, 1923 - January 10, 2018

Jean A. Walling, 94, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Linda E. White Hospice House. She was born February 25, 1923, in Vanderburgh County, to the late Walter A. and Martha (Niehaus) Stinson.She graduated from F.J. Reitz High School then earned a Bachelor's Degree from Evansville College in 1942. She then went on to earn a Master's Degree from Indiana State in 1969. ...
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Donald L. Ogg

September 25, 1930 - January 10, 2018

Donald Lee Ogg, 87, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at Linda E. White Hospice House. He was born September 25, 1930, in Evansville, IN to the late George and Pearl (Darke) Ogg.He graduated from Reitz High School in 1949 and served in the US Army. He was owner and operator of Evansville Maintenance Company. Donald loved his family and enjoyed spending time with and being...
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Marilyn Beal

October 22, 1931 - January 9, 2018

Marilyn Beal, 86, passed away Thursday, January 11, 2018, at home. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Beal; son-in-law, Keith Reitz; and grandson, Dustin Beal. She is survived by her sons, Billy Joe and Ron E. Beal; daughters, Marilyn Ann (Mark) Mason, Marty (Kenny) Dyson and April Darlene Bueno; 9 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren. Per Marilyn's request, no funeral...
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John L. York

July 22, 1932 - January 9, 2018

John Louis York, 85, of Evansville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at St. Vincent Hospital. He was born July 22, 1932, in Posey County, IN to the late Arve and Mary Rosalie (Allison) York. John proudly served in the US Army during the Korean War and obtained the rank of Corporal. He was a Light Weapons infantryman in Company A 7th Calvary Regiment and received the...
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Shirley A. Foerster

February 20, 1933 - January 9, 2018

Shirley A. Foerster, 84, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Deaconess Gateway. She was born February 20, 1933, in Evansville, IN to the late Willis Napoleon and Lennie Myrtle (Ennis) Galloway.Shirley attended Rheinlander Grade School and graduated from Reitz High School in 1951. She then attended Lockyear Business College and USI School of Art. For five summers she...
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Kelly Lynn Minor

February 3, 1962 - January 8, 2018

Kelly Lynn (Palmer) Minor, 55, of Evansville, IN, passed away Monday, January 8, 2018, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. She was born in Evansville on February 3, 1962, to Kenneth and Janice Palmer.She graduated from Reitz High School in 1980 and attended ISUE. Kelly worked for the Evansville Water Department for 32 years. She enjoyed NASCAR and playing slot machines.Kelly was...
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Linda D. Barnes

May 24, 1949 - January 6, 2018

Linda Darlene "Dee" Barnes, 68 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Cypress Grove. She was born May 24, 1949 in Clarksville, TN to the late Alvis and Dorothy (Morris) Hines.She retired from GE/Sabic Innovative Plastics after over 26 years of service. She enjoyed growing plants and loved music, dancing and gardening.Dee was preceded in death by her parents and stepfather,...
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Martha June Brock

June 21, 1922 - January 5, 2018

Martha June Brock (June as everyone that knew her) was born June 21, 1922. June and her sister, Jayne Owens were twins. Jayne Owens, age 95, is a current resident of Evansville. June was married 68 years to Olin Vincent Brock. Olin passed January 30, 2010. Today, January 5, 2018, June joined Olin. It was a USO dance June and Jayne attended, without dates, June met Olin. These local men...
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Donald O. Orth

July 5, 1936 - January 4, 2018

Donald O. Orth, 81, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, January 04, 2018, at his home. He was born July 5, 1936, in Posey Co., IN to the late Oscar C. and Vera M. (Benner) Orth.In 1954, he graduated from Central High School. He later retired as Manager of Purchasing at Wabash Plastics and Cresline Plastics.Donald was preceded in death by his sisters, Carolyn Tenhumberg and Bonnie Barter; and...
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Tamara Sue Scott

July 23, 1960 - January 3, 2018

Tamara "Tammy" (Fuchs) Scott, 57, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018, at her home. She was born July 23, 1960, in Evansville, IN to the late Richard and Jean (Swanson) Fuchs.She attended Reitz High School and loved gardening, animals and craft fairs. She also enjoyed going to the West Side Nut Club Fall Festival, dancing at The Connection and Kramer's Lake. Tammy loved going...
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Doris A. Coon

February 25, 1936 - January 2, 2018

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Goldean Marie Berry

May 24, 1933 - January 2, 2018

Goldean Marie Berry, 84, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018. She was born May 24, 1933, in St. Francisville, IL to the late Russel and Irene (Pennick) Conrad.She was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Arnold E. Berry; brothers, Charles and Jackie Conrad; sister, Beverly Graham; and her parents. Goldean is survived by her sons, James (Mona) and Charles (Linda) Berry;...
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Connie A. Jarvis

June 30, 1934 - January 2, 2018

Connie A. (Hamilton) Jarvis, 83, of Newburgh, passed away Tuesday, January 2, 2018, at her home. She graduated from Reitz High School, class of 1952, and attended the University of Evansville on a music scholarship. Connie retired from Tri-State Family Dental Center and was a member of the orchestra at Christian Fellowship Church.Connie was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Jarvis; and...
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Shirley L. Weiss

October 26, 1931 - December 31, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Kay M. Hillenbrand

March 8, 1942 - December 31, 2017

Kay Marie (Hendricks) Hillenbrand, 75, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway. She was born March 8, 1942, in Peoria, IL to the late George W. and Margaret Marie (Wiley) Hendricks.She was a loving, Christian mother and grandmother, and a lifelong member of Bible Center Cathedral. Kay enjoyed horseback riding, camping, fishing, riding motorcycles, quilting,...
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Shirley L. Weiss

October 26, 1931 - December 31, 2017

Shirley L. Weiss, 86, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Bethel Manor in Evansville. He was born in Posey County, IN, on October 26, 1931, to the late Louis and Amelia Weiss.He was a United States Veteran serving with the Air Force. Shirley retired from Whirlpool after 36 years and worked as a greeter at the West Side Walmart for 13 years. He was a member of Immanuel...
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Henrietta Kaye Villines

January 10, 1947 - December 30, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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H. Kaye Villines

January 10, 1947 - December 30, 2017

Kaye Villines, 70, of Evansville, passed away at home on December 30, 2017, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on January 10, 1947 to the late Mary (Noe) and Henry McDonald. She graduated in 1965 from Central High School where she was a cheerleader and sang in the choir. She dedicated her life to supporting her husband and raising four active children. She was the biggest...
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Mildred Burch

September 20, 1927 - December 28, 2017

Mrs. Mildred Kelley Burch, age 90 of Franklin, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, December 28th at her home of natural causes. She was born September 20, 1927 in Evansville, Indiana the daughter of the late Henry Corbin and Iva (Davidson) Kelley. She was a longtime member of Bethany Christian Church in Evansville, Indiana and attended Aspen Grove Christian Church in Franklin, Tennessee. She...
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Charles James Neisz

December 30, 1977 - December 27, 2017

Charles James "Chuck" Neisz, 39, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at home. He was born December 30, 1977 to Wayne A. and Diana G. (Walters) Neisz.Chuck was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charles and Betty Walters, Reva and Paul Dyson, and James S. Neisz.He is survived by his parents; sister, Kelli R. Wilson of Newburgh, IN; brother and sister-in-law, Robert W....
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Mark Norton

October 11, 1960 - December 25, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-West Chapel, Evansville, IN.
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Irvin Wayne Cox

January 24, 1954 - December 24, 2017

Irvin Wayne Cox, Sr., 63, of Lynnville, passed away December 17, 2017 at his home. He was born January 24, 1954 in Evansville to the late Kenneth and Kathryn (Downs) Cox.He worked most of his life as an auto mechanic. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and was a simple man who lived a simple life.Irvin is survived by children, Tammy (T.J.) Tanner, Irvin "Wayne" Cox, Jr., Christy (James) Drake...
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Colleen Mueller

December 8, 1929 - December 20, 2017

Colleen Doerner Mueller, 88, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017, at West River Health Campus. She was born December 8, 1929, in Evansville, IN to the late Arthur and Minie Doerner.She graduated from Bosse High School in 1947, then later earned an Associate's Degree from Lockyear's Business College. She retired from Nunn Milling and Chemfarm and was a member of Bethany...
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Robert Henry Brown

September 28, 1973 - December 18, 2017

Robert "Robby" Henry Brown, 44, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital, after a long battle with heart disease. He was born September 28, 1973, in Evansville, IN to James Arthur and Carolyn Sue (Dill) Brown.He graduated from North High School in 1992 and worked in the construction industry specializing in masonry. Robby was an avid hunter, fisherman and outdoorsman, and...
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Richard Loren Goodwin

February 6, 1947 - December 17, 2017

Richard "Rick" Loren Goodwin, 70, of Evansville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, December 17, 2017, at his home. Rick joined the US Marine Corp and voluntarily served in Vietnam. He belonged to the VFW, American Legion, Red Brush Rifle Club and NRA. He was an avid gun collector and belonged to Harwood Baptist Church. Rick was a very devoted father and loving husband. Rick was...
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Lawrence Leroy Brumitt

August 9, 1939 - December 17, 2017

Lawrence "Torch" Brumitt, 78, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017, at Willow Park. He was born August 9, 1939, in Louisville, KY to the late Harry Edward and Elma Lee (Fritz) Brumitt.He graduated from Bosse High School and was a US Navy Veteran, having served on the USS Rankin. He retired from Alcoa after 40 years of work, and was a member of the Alcoa Golf League. Torch...
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Marvin Douglas Nowling

July 5, 1943 - December 16, 2017

Marvin Douglas Nowling, 74, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, after a short battle with cancer. He was born in Evansville on July 5, 1943, to the late Alfred and Edna Nowling.He served in the U.S. Air Force and worked for many years as an electrician.Doug is survived by his children, Andrea Huguely of Frisco, TX, Jennifer Nowling and Kirk Nowling, both from...
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Mary Rita Fehr

March 16, 1930 - December 15, 2017

Mary Rita Fehr, 87, of Evansville, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice House. She was born in Evansville, IN on March 16, 1930, to the late Adolph and Sue (Buckman) Leimgruber. Mary was an Avon and Mary Kay Consultant for 15 years. She was of the Catholic Faith and a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. Mary was a 1989 breast cancer survivor and was a character...
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Melvin Gale Lewis

February 10, 1938 - December 15, 2017

Melvin Gale Lewis, 79, of Evansville, passed away Friday, December 15, 2017, at The Heritage Center. He was born February 10, 1938, in Newburgh, IN to the late Rev. Monroe and Helen (Sartin) Lewis. He retired from Jerry's Market then worked as a route carrier for the Evansville Courier. Later in life, he delivered auto parts for Automotive Wholesalers. Melvin loved to fish, frog gig and...
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Dorothy J. Miller

October 17, 1922 - December 14, 2017

Dorothy J. (Turrentine) Miller, 95, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice House. She worked at Republic Aviation and helped build P-47's during WWII, then later retired from Shane Manufacturing. After retirement, she worked as a Pink Lady at Deaconess Hospital for 18 years. Dorothy attended North Park Baptist Church.The family would like to extend a...
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Mary Jo Lindsey

July 24, 1937 - December 13, 2017

Mary Jo Lindsey, 80, passed away December 13, 2017. She was born September 24, 1937, in Rockport, Indiana, to the late Charles Samuels and Victoria Crawley.Mary Jo was a member of Smithfield Baptist Church in Rockport, where she met and married Wandle Lindsey. She then moved to Evansville and joined Zion Baptist Church. Mary Jo retired from Whirlpool after many years of service. She was...
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Shirley Baughn

June 20, 1935 - December 9, 2017

Shirley "Joan" Baughn, 82, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. She was born June 20, 1935, in Evansville, IN to the late George Edward "Ed" and Zola (Shaw) Lenfers.Joan retired from Bristol Meyers and served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity. She was a lifetime member of St. Paul's UCC German Township where she enjoyed years of teaching Sunday School. Joan...
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Shirley Joan Baughn

June 20, 1935 - December 9, 2017

Shirley "Joan" Baughn, 82, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. She was born June 20, 1935, in Evansville, IN to the late George Edward "Ed" and Zola (Shaw) Lenfers.Joan retired from Bristol Meyers and served on the Board of Directors for Habitat for Humanity. She was a lifetime member of St. Paul's UCC German Township where she enjoyed years of teaching Sunday School. Joan...
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Dorothy M. Lipper

January 31, 1920 - December 9, 2017

Dorothy Lipper, 97, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, December 9, 2017. She was born January 31, 1920.Dorothy was a member of St. Paul's UCC German Township and Friends & Neighbors Extension Homemakers Club. She was a graduate of Lockyear's Business College. She worked at Republic Aviation and Servel before helping in the family electrical business.She was preceded in death by her husband,...
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John Scott Williams

September 13, 1959 - December 8, 2017

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John Williams

September 13, 1959 - December 8, 2017

John "Scott" Williams, passed away December 8, 2017. Scott tricked a young lady named Tammy into falling in love with him and his crazy sense of humor, and as he would say, his "strikingly good looks and undeniable charm", many moons ago. To be exact, she had him wrapped around her finger a little over 30 loving, child and grandchild filled years! Scott had a personality out of this world. ...
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Jamie Fern Smith

July 27, 1977 - December 5, 2017

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Mark Gene Arnold

November 10, 1961 - December 4, 2017

Mark Gene Arnold, 56, passed away unexpectedly on December 4, 2017. He was born November 10, 1961, in Evansville, IN, to Carroll Gene Arnold and Barbara (Pendley) Shutz.He worked at Eissler Body Shop for over 17 years and enjoyed spot shooting and riding his Harley Davidson. He loved the outdoors, especially kayaking, fishing, morel hunting and cookouts. Above all, Mark loved his children and...
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Amos Coy Jackson

September 17, 1934 - December 4, 2017

Amos "Peanuts" Jackson, Jr., 83, of Evansville, passed away Monday, December 4, 2017. He was born September 17, 1934.He served in the US Army during the Korean War and retired from Whirlpool after over 30 years of service. Amos treasured spending time with his family. Amos is survived by his daughter, Debby; sons, James (Bobbi), Mark (Jodi) and Dave (Angie); grandchildren, Jenny (David), Jon ...
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Robert Earl King

December 15, 1948 - December 1, 2017

Robert E. King, 68, passed away Friday, December 1, 2017 at his home with his family by his side. He was born December 15, 1948, in Evansville, IN to the late Robert and Thelma (Johnson) King.He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers. Robert is survived by his wife, Donna; daughters, Trudy (Harry) Ramsey and Linda Blair; sons, Bobby Lee (Angela) King, Richard Kassinger and Dale...
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Maybelle Eapmon

August 21, 1918 - November 30, 2017

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Maybelle D. Eapmon

July 18, 1918 - November 30, 2017

Maybelle Eapmon, 99, passed away on November 30, 2017, in La Porte, Indiana. She was born on July 18, 1918, in Kentucky. Maybelle worked for the Vanderburgh County School Corporation. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Eapmon, Sr.; & sons, James Eapmon, Jr. & Jerry Eapmon, Sr. She is survived by numerous family & friends & loved by all who knew her. Funeral services will be held...
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Zachary Robert Adams

September 30, 1998 - November 30, 2017

Zachary "Zach" Robert Adams passed away on November 30, 2017 in Evansville, IN. He was born on September 30, 1998, in Evansville, IN to parents Monica (Atwood) Adams and Steven Gibson.Zach worked at Paulins Construction. He was a very loveable, affectionate, soul who cared for everyone he had ever met. He was a leader and often took others under his wing to guide and comfort them. Zach loved...
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Betty J. Fuchs

May 31, 1926 - November 27, 2017

Betty (Bowden) Fuchs passed away at Newburgh Healthcare Center on Monday, November 27, 2017.A Fairfield, Illinois native, Betty and her family moved to Evansville when she was very young. Friends and family described her as intelligent, funny, caring, and honest. She always stood up for herself and others, demonstrating a firm belief that no one should be taken advantage of. She spent much of her...
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Jack E. Massie

November 17, 1932 - November 27, 2017

Jack E. Massie, Sr., 85, of Evansville, passed away Monday, November 27, 2017 at Linda White Hospice. He was born November 17, 1932 in Evansville to the late Carl Lee Massie and Maxine (Spencer) Pritchett.He was a veteran of the US Army and retired from Flexsteel. Jack was a member of Riverbend and the OWLS. He loved keeping a garden, tending to his flowers and camping.Jack was preceded in death...
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Gary Boatman

January 9, 1960 - November 23, 2017

Gary "Joe" Boatman, 57, of Evansville, IN, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017. He was born in Evansville on January 9, 1960.He was preceded in death by his father, Gary; and brother, Mark.Joe is survived by his son, Michael Boatman; daughter, Leslie Banks; parents, Jean and Ron Morell; grandchildren, Kaylee, Starr, Angel, Victor, Ryan and Lynn; sisters, Vanessa Boatman, Karen Boatman;...
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John Ditzer

July 22, 1946 - November 22, 2017

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Dana R. Sharp

July 13, 1949 - November 21, 2017

Dana Ray Sharp, 68, of Evansville, passed away surrounded by his loved ones after a brief battle with cancer on November 21, 2017. An Evansville native, Dana was born on July 13, 1949 and graduated from F.J. Reitz High School. After graduation, he attended broadcasting school in Columbus, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Debbie Jarvis Sharp; his brother Jon David Sharp; children...
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Loyal M. Bjoralt

November 22, 1931 - November 21, 2017

Loyal M. Bjoralt, 85, of Henderson, passed away Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at his home. He was born November 22, 1931, in Northwood, ND to the late Louis H. and Mae C. (Sampson) Bjoralt. He proudly served in the US Army as first sergeant during the Korean Conflict, and retired from the US Postal Service after serving 30 years working in Evansville and St. Louis. Loyal was an avid gardener and...
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Mabel Pearl Tallent

April 22, 1925 - November 19, 2017

Mabel (Garrison) Evans Tallent, 92, passed away Sunday, November 19, 2017, at her home with her family by her side. She was born April 22, 1925, in Acorn, MO to the late John Henry and Ruby Irene (Pardon) Garrison.Mabel was an awesome mother, sister, aunt and friend. She loved being with her family, especially on shopping trips with lunch included. Her favorite pastimes were working the...
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Jeffrey Alan Bichler

July 11, 1961 - November 17, 2017

Jeffrey A. Bichler, 56, passed away Friday, November 17, 2017. He most recently worked at Azteca Milling and previously worked at Crescent Plastics. Jeffrey enjoyed hunting and fishing. He is preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Nancy Bichler. He is survived by his wife, Wanda L. Bichler; daughter, Jennifer Ivy; son, Tyler Bichler; granddaughter, Kaylee Ivy; and step-daughters,...
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Frank Wilkins

May 28, 1940 - November 16, 2017

Frank G. Wilkins III passed away peacefully at St. Vincent's Hospital on Thursday, November 16, 2017, in Evansville, IN at the age of 77. He was born May 28, 1940, in Evansville, IN to Howard E. and Lola (Phillips) Wilkins.Frank graduated from Central High School and was a Navy veteran. On June 7, 1960, he married Trechia (Mohr). Over their 57 years of marriage, the couple was blessed with...
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Benny Joe Elliott

February 6, 1952 - November 14, 2017

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Melvin Bell

January 19, 1941 - November 12, 2017

Melvin "Mel" Bell, 76, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017, at his home. He was born January 19, 1941, in Evansville, IN to the late Harry and Mabel (Bell) Bell.He graduated from Reitz High School in 1959 and was an Army veteran, serving in the Korean War. For over 23 years, Mel worked at Moll Tool. He was an avid baseball player and golfer, and enjoyed working in his yard.Mel...
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Billy Dean Crawford

September 26, 1930 - November 11, 2017

Billy Dean "Bill" Crawford, 87, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017. He was born September 26, 1930, in Evansville, IN to the late William Edward Crawford and Golda May Giesselman.He graduated from Central High School and served in the Army from 1953 to 1955. For 30 years, Bill worked as an examiner for the Federal Home Loan Bank Board through the federal government before...
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David James Shuck

October 21, 1946 - November 9, 2017

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David James Shuck

October 21, 1946 - November 9, 2017

David James Shuck, 71, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice House. He was born October 21, 1946, in Evansville, IN to the late Jesse L. and Violet (Paul) Shuck.Dave graduated from Reitz High School in 1965 and joined the Navy, where he served for four years, in April of 1966. On June 29, 1968, he married the love of his life, Ada Suarez. He worked as...
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George D. Traylor

October 7, 1951 - November 8, 2017

George Traylor, 66, of Evansville, passed away November 8, 2017, at his home. He was born October 7, 1951, in Henderson, KY, to the late James T. Traylor and Janet D. (Vandiver) Barnes. The family would like to thank his friends at Vinnies for being there for him. George was preceded in death by his brother, James "Hooky" Traylor; and his parents. He is survived by his sisters, Janet "Faye"...
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Michael John Fox

January 19, 1954 - November 7, 2017

Michael J. Fox, 63, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, November 7, 2017. He graduated from the University of Evansville and worked as a graphic artist for Leed Selling Tools. Michael enjoyed being a very active part of his family and attending his son's many activities.Michael was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Fox; and parents, Jack and Pat Fox.He is survived by his sons, Benjamin and...
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Barbara Ann Rhoades

August 16, 1941 - November 4, 2017

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, Barbara Ann (Conner) Rhoades, 76, crossed the horizon of this world to be with our Lord and her loved ones who journeyed before her. She was born in Connersville, and lived in Evansville, IN.A devoted sister, mother, and wife, for 62 years she's been the center of the world for her lifelong love, Jerry Lee Rhoades, Sr. Her strength and love of family was evident...
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Martha Rose McCool

July 31, 1940 - October 30, 2017

Martha (Deer) McCool, 77, of Evansville, passed away Monday, October 30, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born July 31, 1940, in Evansville, IN to the late John and Rose (Steele) Deer.She graduated from F.J. Reitz High School in 1958. On March 21, 1970, she married Richard McCool. Martha retired from EVSC as a bus transportation secretary in 1998.Martha was preceded in death by her sisters...
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Barbara Ann Russell

September 30, 1933 - October 27, 2017

Barbara A. Russell, 84, of Evansville, passed away Friday, October 27, 2017, at Oasis Dementia Care. She was born September 30, 1933, in Clay County, IN to the late Leonard Leon and Anna Martha (Stepp) Miller.She graduated from Reitz High School and worked for Whirlpool as a parts list compiler for 34 years. Barbara was a member of the Whirlpool Get Together Club, golf and bowling leagues, and...
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Linda Sue Daffron

January 13, 1941 - October 21, 2017

Linda Sue Daffron, 76, of Evansville passed away on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Sue is survived by her daughter, Sherry Green; grandchildren, Damon Jones and Raven Green; sister, Anna Williams; and niece, Lacresha Williams. Funeral services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, November 3, 2017, at Alexander West Chapel, with entombment in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Friday from 12:00 PM...
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Stephen John Knoop

February 12, 1941 - October 21, 2017

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Delois Ray Stone

April 30, 1927 - October 18, 2017

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Betty J. Woods

May 9, 1928 - October 18, 2017

Betty June Woods, 89, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at Solarbron. She was born May 9, 1928, in Corydon, KY to the late Cornelius and Edna (Gebhardt) Duncan. She was a very good cook and worked several places as a cook before retiring from Hagedorn's. Betty was a lifetime member of Riverbend. She enjoyed bingo, playing cards, and crossword puzzles, and was a very...
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D. Ray Stone

April 30, 1927 - October 18, 2017

D. Ray Stone, 90, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, October 18, 2017, at West River Health Campus. He was born April 30, 1927, in Dixon, KY to the late Marian "Pete" Stone and Edith (Brogan) Brown. Early in his childhood he was blessed to be raised by his loving step-mother, Mary (Horstketter) Stone. He served in the US Army during WWII in Germany. He worked as a mechanic for Hocker Power...
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Bonnie Marie Roy

March 29, 1959 - October 16, 2017

Bonnie Marie Roy, 58, of Evansville, IN, passed away Monday, October 16, 2017. She was born in Evansville on March 29, 1959.She was preceded in death by her father, Kenneth Roy; and brother, Paul Roy.Bonnie is survived by her son, Michael Arney; daughter, Angela White; grandchildren, Jordan Welte and Jayden White; mother, Marilyn Roy; brothers, David and Kenneth Roy; sister, Patricia Overby; and...
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John A. Lancaster

February 22, 1929 - October 16, 2017

I would like for you to help me celebrate my arrival in Heaven to be with the Lord and my precious daughter, Donna. My journey on Earth began on February 22, 1929 in Myrtle, Missouri and my journey in Heaven began October 16, 2017.I retired from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Department after 26 years of service. I do not want my family to be sad; instead rejoice with me, because I am now...
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Karen Sue Wilder

May 27, 1957 - October 14, 2017

Karen Sue Wilder, 60, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. She was born May 27, 1957 in Henderson, KY. Karen was a muscle therapist and owned Back in Motion. She is survived by daughter, Terin Burris, mother, Mildred Ashworth; grandchildren, Braylon, Amari, and Kariena, and cousins, Larry and Teresa. A Memorial Service will be at 11:00AM, Saturday, October 21 at Alexander...
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Thomas Edwin Savage

May 16, 1946 - October 13, 2017

Mr. Thomas E. Savage of Evansville, Indiana, peacefully passed away after a long, courageous battle with cancer at the age of 71. He was born on May 16, 1946, in Evansville, Indiana. His heart was always full of passion for his family. His family was his first love and teaching was his second. He was a Math and Physics Instructor for many years. Teaching his students to understand his...
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Walter H. Sutton

August 14, 1921 - October 12, 2017

Walter Henry Sutton, 96, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at his home. He was born August 14, 1921, in Evansville, IN.He graduated from Bosse High School and earned an Associate's Degree from Evansville College. He served in the US Air Force from 1942 to 1945 as a bombardier on a B-24 with the 781st Bomb Squadron, and flew 43 missions out of Italy. During his service he...
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Jessie Humphrey

May 20, 1919 - October 11, 2017

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Gary Wayne Cosby

November 10, 1962 - October 8, 2017

Gary Wayne Cosby, Jr., 54, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017, at his home. He was born November 16, 1963, in Evansville, IN to Gary and Peggy Cosby. He was preceded in death by his son, Gary Cosby III; and mother, Peggy Cosby. Gary is survived by his daughter, Jessica Cosby; father, Gary Cosby, Sr.; son, Gary Hill; grandchildren, Maleah Cosby, Madalynn Agerton, Desiree Cosby...
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Loretta McCarty

December 15, 1939 - October 8, 2017

Sue McCarty, 77, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2017. She was born December 15, 1939 in Mt. Vernon, IN to the late Claude and Irene (Kincheloe) Ricketts.She retired from George Koch and Sons. Sue enjoyed IU Basketball, the Indianapolis Colts and Nascar, especially Richard Petty.Sue was preceded in death by her husband, Robert McCarty. She is survived by sons, Tim, Tommy (Melody), Tony (Tina) and...
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Jerry Lee Rhoades

March 8, 1960 - October 7, 2017

Jerry Lee Rhoades, Jr., 57, loving son and brother passed away, Saturday, October 7, 2017. He was born in Evansville, IN. During life, Jerry Lee was a devoted son and a best friend to his parents, and a wonderful big brother to his two sisters. He was a warm and gentle man who gave his heart to those around him. He loved animals and dedicated himself to protecting and finding a home for...
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Dorothy Owens Nix

September 6, 1927 - October 7, 2017

Dorothy Owens Nix, a beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother, died on October 7, at the age of 90. Born to Roy Lee and Josephine Orr Owens, in Evansville, Indiana, Dorothy was a cherished only child who learned to cook at her mother's side and clean a fish at her father's. She was a curious student who attended Centennial Grade School. Some of her favorite memories from...
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Mary Murphy

September 6, 1927 - October 1, 2017

Mary Maxine (Majors) Murphy, 90, of Evansville, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 1, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born September 6, 1927, at Falls of Rough, KY, to the late Byron and Ollie Majors.She graduated from Evansville College and was a medical technician with Deaconess Hospital. Maxine loved to cook, sew and cross stitch. She was a member of First Christian Church for over...
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Warren Bacon

November 4, 1920 - September 27, 2017

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Louise Utley

January 26, 1933 - September 27, 2017

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Winona D. Kallenbach

January 5, 1925 - September 26, 2017

Winona (Dunn) Kallenbach, 92, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017. She was born January 5, 1925, in Carrier Mills, IL to the late John A. and Golda (Middleton) Dunn. She was a member of St. John's United Church of Christ were she was President of the church council and a member of the Lincoln Bible class. In 1986, she retired from Farm Bureau Insurance after 26 years of...
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Twila Burke

August 30, 1950 - September 26, 2017

Twila Cheek Burke, 67, passed away Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice House. She was born August 30, 1950, in Greenfield, MO to the late Kenneth and Delpha Cheek.She graduated from Bosse High School in 1968 the earned her Bachelor's and Masters of Education from Indiana State University and Indiana State Terre Haute. Twila worked at Ellis Park for many years and retired from...
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Sue Ann Demoss

August 12, 1958 - September 25, 2017

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Lucille E. Dierlam

September 1, 1923 - September 25, 2017

Lucille E. Dierlam (Schweikhart), 94, of Evansville, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017 in Brookfield Rehabilitation in Wisconsin. She was born September 1, 1923, in Wadesville, IN (Parker Settlement). Lucy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, loyal friend, and a woman of deep and abiding faith. She was born to the late Eli and Larvatha (Huff) Schweikhart, and was the...
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Pamela Darlene Irwin

August 29, 1949 - September 25, 2017

Pamela D. (Fogle) Irwin, 68, of Evansville, passed away Monday, September 25, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital. She was born August 29, 1949, in Evansville, IN to the late Robert D. and Elizabeth (Ritter) Fogle.She graduated from North Posey High School and Lockyear Business College, and worked as a professional cook for Jacob's Pub for 17 years. Pamela enjoyed playing computer games, reading and...
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Sue Ann Demoss

August 12, 1958 - September 25, 2017

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Kathleen R. Vaughn

February 9, 1952 - September 24, 2017

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Kathy Nosko Nosko

February 9, 1952 - September 24, 2017

Kathy (Schapker) Nosko, 65, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017, surrounded by family and life-long friends at her home. She graduated from Mater Dei in 1970 and enjoyed gardening. She loved attending her children's and grandchildren's events. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. Kathy was preceded in death by her parents, Art and Gladys Schapker; and fiancé, Larry...
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Delpha Lorene Cheek

September 18, 1919 - September 23, 2017

Delpha Lorene (Sortor) Cheek, 98, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 23, 2017, the last of her siblings. She was born September 18, 1919 to Chester and Esta Sortor near Stockton, Missouri.Delpha enjoyed gardening, cooking, and sewing. She and Kenny did lots of traveling. She enjoyed over 50 years of playing cards with 3-Arts. After graduation from Southwest Missouri State, she...
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Richard Elmer Livers

November 17, 1937 - September 22, 2017

Richard "Dicky" Livers passed away peacefully at home on September 22, 2017 in Winslow, Indiana at the age of 79 surrounded by his loving family.Richard loved hunting, fishing, and camping. He blessed us with his kindness, soft temperament and gentle spirit. Richard joined the United States Navy in 1955. He married Sarah, his sweetheart in 1979. He retired from Whirlpool Corporation in 1998 after...
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Mandi F. Bailey

December 4, 1970 - September 22, 2017

Mandi F. Bailey, 46, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, at Deaconess Hospital.She is survived by her daughter, Hannah Bailey; parents, Sylvia Day (Merton) three brothers; five sisters; and many nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Wednesday, September , 27, 2017, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Frank Howard, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. ...
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Elsia Irene Cole

May 18, 1917 - September 21, 2017

Elsia Irene Cole, 100, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017 at Deaconess Hospital. She was born May 18, 1917, in Evansville, to the late William and Mary (DeWeese) Puckett.Elsia recently celebrated her 100th birthday.She was preceded in death by her husband, Harley; son, David; granddaughter, Mandi Bailey; great grandson, Jeremy Dutton; and sister, Vera Umbach. She is...
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