Our Obituaries

Sudie Ann Wyatt

April 26, 1948 - November 11, 2017

Sudie Ann Wyatt, 69, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born in Owensboro, KY, on April 26, 1948 to the late Otis and Buena Crask.She graduated from Evansville School of Practical Nursing in 1976 and worked as an LPN at Welborn Clinic. Sudie was a member of Newburgh Church of Christ. She was a sports fan and enjoyed attending her...
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JoRita E. Tribble

April 25, 1952 - November 7, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel, Newburgh, IN.
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Richard Gossar Miller

February 18, 1945 - November 6, 2017

Robert E. Lee Gossar (Richard Miller), 72, born on February 18, 1945, in Evansville, IN, died November 6, 2017, at 5:07 PM.He served his country proudly in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War aboard the U.S.S. Fletcher. Robert was preceded in death by his parents, George and Mary Gossar; and brother, Sidney.He is survived by his children, Alma, Lucreita, Edna Charlene, Arthur, Paul, Robert,...
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Betsy Anderson

February 19, 1956 - October 30, 2017

Betsy Detroy Anderson, 61, of Old Hickory, TN, passed away Monday, October, 30, 2017. She was born February 19, 1956, in Evansville, IN. Betsy was the daughter of the late William P. Detroy, D.D.S. and Betty Detroy.She is survived by her daughter, Tia Anderson; and sisters, Sally Detroy Kimpel (Thomas) and Susan Detroy.A Memorial Service and celebration of Betsy's life will be held at 11:00 AM...
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Harry Ronald Smitha

February 3, 1935 - October 29, 2017

Harry Ronald "Hack" Smitha, 82, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Sunday, October 29, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. He was born on February 3, 1935, in Evansville to the late Harry and Pearl (Houchin) Smitha.He graduated from Memorial High School and served as a U.S. Marine during the Korean War winning many medals for sharp-shooting. Once returning home, he was known as one of the...
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Kevin Drennan

July 10, 1959 - October 23, 2017

Kevin Charles Drennan, 58, of Newburgh, passed away Monday, October 23, 2017. He was born in Evansville to Charles W. and Dottie (Kemper) Drennan.He loved riding his motorcycle and was a past member of the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club. Kevin loved animals, playing the guitar and drums. He also enjoyed learning about history and was an avid reader.Kevin was preceded in death by his father...
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Mary Jo Edwards

March 6, 1932 - October 21, 2017

Mary Jo Edwards, 85, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born in Hazard, KY, on March 6, 1932, to the late Robert and Gladys Gregory.Over the years, Mary Jo worked for Kentucky Power Company, Motorola in Chicago and Laidlaw Brothers in River Forest, IL, though her favorite job was taking care of her family. She was a member of St. Mark...
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Estill L. Jones

February 6, 1935 - October 20, 2017

Estill L. Jones, 82, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Friday, October 23, 2017, at Golden Living Center - Woodlands. She was born in Scott County, KY on February 6, 1935, to the late Jesse and Ada Jones.She was preceded in death by several siblings.Estill is survived by her daughter, Kalee Gresham of Seattle, WA; grandsons, Allen "Rick" Gresham (Wanda) of Garfield, KY, Joshua Gresham (Amy Lantz...
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Mary Joan Young

October 26, 1935 - October 13, 2017

Mary Joan Young, born Oct 26, 1935, entered Heavens Gates Oct 13, 2017. Mary, Joan, "Gi-Gi," had a huge love for God and her family, loved family get-togethers and was ever the peace maker. She was preceded in death by husband, James Young; daughter, Carrol Ann Davis; sons, Daniel Davis, and Larry Young. She is survived by two sisters, Louise (Otto) Motteler and Mary Lou Davis; four children,...
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William David Carson

October 5, 1949 - October 13, 2017

William David "Dave" Carson, 68, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Friday, October 13, 2017, at Linda E. White Hospice House. He was born October 5, 1949, in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late Kell and Eloise Carson.Dave enjoyed Nascar, football, and college basketball and especially spending time with his family. He had retired from Zip Express as a manager and had worked at several coal mines...
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Donald Ray Wilkey

December 1, 1939 - October 12, 2017

Donald Ray Wilkey, 77, of Chandler, IN, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017. He was born in Evansville, IN on December 1, 1939, to the late Lawrence and Olma Wilkey.He served in the U.S. National Guard. Don was a member of Gateway Baptist Church, Newburgh Masonic Lodge 174, Scottish Rite, Hadi Temple, Hadi Funsters, and the Warrick County Hospital Board. He was a co-founder and charter...
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William Dale Eakes

November 5, 1974 - October 6, 2017

William Dale Eakes, 43, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017. He was born November 5, 1974. Dale served in the United States Navy aboard the USS Carl Vinson. He was an ordained minister and pastored several churches in Mississippi and Indiana. He worked with North American Mission Board as a Church Planning Catalyst in Southwest Indiana. He is survived by his wife,...
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George D. Rogers

June 19, 1940 - October 6, 2017

George D. Rogers, Jr., (CW2 Ret.), 77, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017, of natural causes at his home in Newburgh, Indiana. A true patriot, a man amongst men. He was born June 19, 1940, in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was preceded in death by his son, Robert Booth Rogers (Bobby).George leaves behind a wife, Brenda L. Rogers of 54 years of marriage; two children, George D. Rogers III (Trace)...
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Mark Kenneth Williams

December 5, 1969 - October 6, 2017

Mark Kenneth Williams, 47, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Friday, October 6, 2017. He was born December 5, 1969, in Evansville, IN, to the late Charles, Jr. and Barbara Williams.He retired from Red Spot Paint after over 20 years. Mark loved the Oakland Raiders, boxing, camping, and he followed politics closely.He was preceded in death by his sisters, Trina Williams, Shannon Williams; brother,...
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Lincoln Glenn Guisewhite

October 5, 2017 - October 5, 2017

Infant Lincoln Guisewhite passed away Thursday, October 5, 2017 at The Women's Hospital in Newburgh, IN.He is survived by his parents, Colt and Bryee Guisewhite; grandparents, John and Chya Colbert, Carol Guisewhite; great-grandparents, John Long, Sharon Cline, Ruth Colbert; aunts, Ellena White, Arlene Guisewhite; uncle, Josh Colbert, and other family and friends. A Memorial Service will be...
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Margaret Ann Skoglund

June 27, 1942 - October 4, 2017

Dr. Margaret A. Skoglund died on October 4, 2017. She was 75 years old. Margaret had a remarkably full life, one filled with travel, teaching, and laughing. She received her M.A. degree and her Doctorate from the University of Missouri in Art History and Archaeology. In 1977, she began her teaching career at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, and in 1992 served as the Acting Chair...
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Kelcey Charline Sanders

September 26, 1990 - September 29, 2017

Kelcey Charline Sanders, 27, of Evansville, IN, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017. She was born in Evansville on September 26, 1990.She is survived by her daughter, Lyric Sanders; parents, Tammy and Scott Corn; dad, Mike Sanders; sisters, Pamela Clements, Megan Allega, Breanna Corn; grandparents, Vickie McKinney (Ron), Larry Kollker (Louise), Nanette Erickson; uncles, Brad Kollker (Tammy),...
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John Andrew Miller

February 12, 1932 - September 26, 2017

John Andrew Miller, Sr., 85, of Poplarville, MS, passed away at his daughter's home in Cannelton, IN, on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. He was born February 12, 1932, in Tylertown, MS, to the late James and Fannie Miller.He was a U.S. Marine Veteran having served in Korea. Upon returning home, J.A. was employed as an Iron Worker, and retired in 1990 after working on the Alaskan Pipeline.J.A....
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Gerald Gene Hemmerlein

May 11, 1938 - September 24, 2017

Gerald "Jerry" Hemmerlein, 79, of Newburgh, IN and Naples, FL, passed away Sunday, September 24, 2017, at home surrounded by his family. He was born May 11, 1938, in Huntingburg, IN.He was a U.S. Army Veteran having been stationed in Germany and put in charge of howitzer fire control. Upon returning home, Jerry went back to work at International Steel. He later became the Owner of J&D...
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Carla June Renschler

December 7, 1959 - September 21, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel, Newburgh, IN.
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David Robert Pratt

October 27, 1952 - September 21, 2017

David Robert Pratt, 64, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Thursday, September 21, 2017. He was born October 27, 1952, in Manchester, IA.He loved auto racing, golfing, and enjoyed gardening and doing jigsaw puzzles. His grandkids were his life and he treasured spending time with them.Dave was preceded in death by his father, Robert Pratt.He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Charlene; children,...
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Janice Carlene Middleton

October 13, 1941 - September 14, 2017

Janice C. Middleton, 75, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017, at Deaconess VNA Plus Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville. She was born October 13, 1941, in Jasonville, IN, to the late John and Aletha Champ.She had worked for the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation and was currently working as a Spanish Teacher at the University of Southern Indiana.Janice was preceded...
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James Wayne Mason

October 17, 1949 - September 13, 2017

James Wayne Mason, 67, of Boonville, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 17, 1949 in Detroit, MI to the late James E. and Margie Juanita (Michael) Mason.He was a Vietnam Army veteran and retired as an engineer with CSX railroad after 27 years. He loved being with his grandchildren and enjoyed coin collecting and motorcycles.James was preceded in death...
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Patricia L. Shultz

February 26, 1946 - September 9, 2017

Patricia "Patty" (Owens) Shultz, 71, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Saturday, September 9, 2017. She was born February 26, 1946, in Washington, DC.Patty loved crafting, and decorating for every holiday. She was active at church, including as a Sunday School Leader, Vacation Bible School Leader and Music Director. She was a Godly and wonderful wife, mother and nana.Patty was preceded in death by...
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Alan Russell Ginn

February 17, 1971 - September 9, 2017

Alan R. Ginn, 46, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed from this life on Saturday, September 9, 2017, at his home. He graduated from FJ Reitz High School and had attended Indiana University. Alan loved nature, collected comic books and enjoyed science fiction. He was a very caring person who dearly loved his family and was very close with his mother.Alan was preceded in death by his fraternal and...
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Lara Lee Porter

May 12, 1968 - September 7, 2017

Lara Lee Porter, 49, of Boonville, IN, passed away Thursday, September 7, 2017, at IU Health University Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born in Terre Haute, IN, on May 12, 1968.She graduated from North High School and the University of Southern Indiana with a degree in education. Lara was involved in whatever her daughter, Jess, was doing. Being a mom was the greatest joy in her life.She was...
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Helen Ann Bridgewater

October 1, 1937 - September 2, 2017

Helen Ann Bridgewater, 79, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away Saturday, September 2, 2017, at Deaconess VNA Hospice Center. She was born October 1, 1937, in Terre Haute, Indiana, to the late Henry and Clara (Hull) Handick.Helen was a member of the Hatfield United Methodist Church. She loved to sing, crochet, camp, and had been a 4-H Leader for many years. She loved bartering at garage sales. ...
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Roberta English

April 9, 1939 - September 1, 2017

Roberta English, 78, of Newburgh, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017, at Gateway Hospital. She was born April 9, 1939, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Denzil and Lela "Merle" (Fowler) Scraper.Roberta was of Methodist Faith. She retired in the mid-nineties from Old National Bank. Roberta was an active member of the American Legion Auxiliary. She loved her family, adored her...
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Robert Coleman Runkle

July 1, 1946 - August 30, 2017

Robert "Bob" Coleman Runkle, 71, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. He was born in Anderson, Indiana to Raymond and Grace (Sugden) Runkle on July 1, 1946. Bob spent most of his school career at the University School in Bloomington, Indiana. He married Jean (Thomson) Runkle on August 31, 1968. He graduated from Indiana University and retired from Sears Roebuck &...
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Linda Susan Albright

January 6, 1950 - August 30, 2017

Linda Susan (Schmitt) Albright, 67, of Newburgh, Indiana passed away at Gateway Hospital Wednesday, August 30, 2017. She was born to the late Clarence and Margaret (Bassett) Schmitt on January 6, 1950 in LaPorte, Indiana. She was a member of Newburgh United Methodist Church. Linda previously worked for Woods Drugs where she met her husband Ned, at Sears, National City Bank, Whirlpool Tech Care...
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Logan Brentlee Proctor

September 19, 1996 - August 30, 2017

Logan Brentlee Proctor, 20, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Wednesday, August 30, 2017. He was born September 19, 1996, in Evansville, IN.He was a full-time student at Ivy Tech. Logan had a love for motorcycles, 4-wheeling, wrestling, detailing cars and playing guitar. He loved spending time with his daughter and helping his friends.Logan was preceded in death by his grandfathers; Roy Seidel,...
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Donald L. Barr

June 25, 1929 - August 23, 2017

Donald L. Barr, 88, of Newburgh, IN passed away Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at his home. He was born June 25, 1929, in Evansville, IN to the late Rev. Henry W. and Gladys (Faught) Barr. He was a U.S. Navy veteran and ended his service on the USS Yosemite. Donald retired from Vectren, where he worked for over 30 years. He was a member of Crossroads Christian Church where he volunteered for...
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Susan Lee Beasley

October 22, 1945 - August 21, 2017

Susan Lee Beasley, 71, of Washington, IN, passed away Monday, August 21, 2017. She was born October 22, 1945, in Yankeetown, IN, to the late Ralph and Betty Duff.She had a very strong faith. Susan enjoyed camping, dancing, and her dog, Babe. She loved her family and was very proud of them.Susan was preceded in death by her sister, Ida Ranschaert; and infant, Betty Jean.She is survived by her...
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Jimmy Duane Pullum

February 20, 1942 - August 19, 2017

Rev. Jimmy Duane Pullum, 75, of Evansville, left this world peacefully and went home to be with his Lord and Savior on August 19, 2017.Jim was born to Rev. Oscar and Marie Pullum on February 20, 1942 in Benton, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Don Pullum.Like his father, Jim was an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene was a bi-vocational pastor at several area...
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Shaun Michael May

January 23, 1991 - August 17, 2017

Shaun Michael May, 26, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Thursday, August 17, 2017. He was born January 23, 1991, in Evansville, IN. He was a vital part of his family's pizza business, Big M's Pizzeria, which he helped build from the ground up. Shaun will be missed forever and never forgotten. He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Dallas May.Gone too soon and loved by many, Shaun is survived...
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Carolyn Jeanne Nurrenbern

June 12, 1928 - August 17, 2017

Carolyn J. Nurrenbern, 89, of Newburgh, IN passed away Thursday, August 18, 2017, at Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center. She was born June 12, 1928, in Evansville, IN to the late George and Elva Riner. She was a member of the Evansville Metropolitan Homebuilders Association. Carolyn was also a member of St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon and later in life became a member of...
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James Robert Tolley

September 8, 1942 - August 15, 2017

James R. Tolley departed this life August 15th, 2017 at Gateway Hospital in Newburgh. Jim was born in Evansville, IN on September 8, 1942 to Wilburn D. and Ruth Tolley, who are both deceased. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Barbara (Huff) Tolley; as well as sons, Mike (Jill) Tolley of Newburgh and Jason (Demetra) Tolley of Haubstadt; and a daughter, Heather (Brian) Dame of Evansville. ...
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Gayle Ann Vaughn

July 23, 1939 - August 15, 2017

Gayle Ann Vaughn, 78, of Boonville, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, August 15, 2017, at Woodmont Health Campus. She was born July 23, 1939, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Elwood and Mildred Hatchett.She owned her own beauty shop, La Grandeur, in Evansville for over 20 years. Gayle was known for her Dolly Parton hairstyle. She loved Elvis and Dolly. She was very fun-loving and sweet. She...
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Veva Lee Stepro

May 8, 1934 - August 13, 2017

Veva Lee Stepro, born on May 8, 1934, passed away in Spring, Texas on August 13, 2017 after her battle with cancer.Born and raised in Indiana, Veva was a member of Faith United Methodist Church of Spring. She was a retired school crossing guard at Lamar Elementary. She was loved by many children, and she loved them.Preceded in death by her daughter; Sharon Stepro, parents; Earnest and Rosa...
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Sarah Ann Reese

February 8, 1935 - August 12, 2017

Sarah Ann Reese, 82, of Newburgh, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, August 12, 2017. She was born February 8, 1935, in Winslow, Indiana, to Charles and Genevie Hurst. She was a graduate of Winslow High School and Western Illinois University, where she earned Academic Honors. Sarah was a life-long Christian and a member of First Christian Church. Her faith in God sustained her...
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Wilber Ernest Groeninger

June 1, 1937 - August 6, 2017

Lifelong Warrick County Indiana resident Wilber E. "Bud" Groeninger passed on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at Hamilton Pointe Health & Rehab in Newburgh, Indiana after four years of bravely battling cancer.Bud's life was filled serving God and helping others. After marrying Beverly in 1957, Bud and Beverly were active in their church and focused on raising their children. Bud worked at Squaw Creek...
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Josef Ruppe

January 7, 1935 - August 4, 2017

Josef Ruppe, 82, of St. Louis, Missouri, passed away Friday, August 04, 2017, in Newburgh, Indiana. He was preceded in death by his son, Richard Ruppe; brothers, Albert, John and Helmuth Ruppe; sister, Magdalena Grill ; and brothers-in-law, Frank Grill and Henry Fischer.Josef was the beloved husband of Helene (Wittmann) Ruppe; loving father of Suzanne Finn (Matthew); dear Opa of Sam, Rachel,...
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Cecilia Isabelle Noelke

March 21, 1918 - August 2, 2017

Cecilia I. Noelke (Miller), 99, of Evansville, IN, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at Independent Living at University. She was born March 21, 1918, in Flournoy, KY to the late Charles and Agnes Willett.She was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. Cecilia had worked at Ball Plastics for 17 years. After she retired, she learned to quilt and for many years she quilted with the ladies...
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Roger Allen Burkes

November 7, 1956 - August 1, 2017

Roger Allen Burkes, 60, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Tuesday, August 1, 2017, at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville. He was born November 7, 1956, in Evansville, IN, to the late John and Wilma Burkes.He married his high school sweetheart, Donna Fravel, in 1974. He loved spending time with his family. Roger worked as a lineman for Vectren for 37 years and was a member of IBEW Local...
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Fern E. Rice

March 31, 1927 - July 30, 2017

Fern E. Rice (née Reinhart) took her final step on earth as she took her first step into Heaven on Sunday, July 30, 2017. She was born in Dale, Indiana on March 31, 1927. She was a charter member of Albright United Methodist Church. She loved the Lord with all her heart and always enjoyed spending time with her family.Fern was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, William (Bill);...
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Mary E. Waters

June 12, 1922 - July 29, 2017

Mary E. Waters, 95, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Golden Living Center-Woodlands. She was born June 12, 1922, in Warrick County, Indiana, to the late Robert and Minnie (Metzger) Seiler.Mary was a long time member of St. John the Baptist Church, where she faithfully served in many capacities. She was presented the Brute Award by Bishop Gettelfinger in 1995. She...
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Laura Katherine Warner Johnson

June 19, 1917 - July 24, 2017

Laura Warner Johnson, 100, of Newburgh, IN, passed away, Monday, July 24, 2017, at Bell Oaks Place. She was born June 19, 1917, in Warrick County to the late Frederick and Katherine Schneider.She was a life-long member of Zion United Church of Christ in Newburgh where she was involved in the Quilters Group. Laura was a member of O.E.S. Friendship Chapter #32. She retired from Bristol Myers...
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Mark X. Hatfield

June 26, 1949 - July 19, 2017

Beloved concert organist and church musician, choral director, teacher, and vocalist, Mark X. Hatfield died on Wednesday, July 19th, at 12:32pm after a medical complication. Mark was born on June 26th, 1949 in Evansville, Indiana to George and Anna Hatfield, where he was a lifelong resident. Mark is best known for his profound work in classical and sacred music in a career that spanned six...
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Louis David Stubbins

December 1, 1954 - July 15, 2017

Louis David Stubbins, 62, of Evansville, Indiana, went to be with the Lord Saturday, July 15, 2017, at the Linda White Hospice Home. Louis (Louie) was born in Evansville on December 1, 1954, to the late Martin and Ruth (Retter) Stubbins. He lived in Newburgh for 59 years until he moved into the Easterseals Rotherwood Group Home three years ago.He was a lifetime member of Zion UCC, Newburgh,...
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Christine Mary Long

April 6, 1958 - July 14, 2017

Christine "Chris" (Keller) Long, 59, of Newburgh, Indiana passed away on July 14, 2017. She was born on Easter Sunday, April 6, 1958 in Evansville, Indiana to Mary Kay and Lawrence Keller. She worked for St. Mary's Hospital as a networking engineer (aka computer nerd) for over 20 years. She was a member of Christ the King Catholic Church as well as the Women's Clabber Guild of Newburgh where...
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Sarah Margaret McGregor

July 23, 1918 - July 13, 2017

Sarah "Sally" Margaret Anderson McGregor, 98, of Newburgh, IN, was born in McKees Rocks, PA, on July 23, 1918, to Natalie and Edward Bovard. Sally passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on July 14, 2017.She graduated from St. Francis De Sales High School and then went to beauty school. She was a beautician most of her life while raising her five children. She enjoyed dancing, bowling,...
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Vicki Jo Gess

September 19, 1951 - July 11, 2017

Vicki Jo Gess, 65, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017. She was born September 19, 1951, in Lexington, KY.She graduated from Castle High School in 1969 and attended Purdue University. Vicki was a charter member of Historic Newburgh, Inc. and a member of the Newburgh Women's Club for 44 years. She was also a member of the Bridge Club, History Club, and was awarded Miss Newburgh....
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Leo E. Gerritzen

April 14, 1934 - July 11, 2017

Leo E. Gerritzen, 83, of Newburgh, passed away Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Linda White Hospice House.He was born in St. Louis County Missouri to Leo and Marie Gerritzen April 14, 1934. Due to his father's early death, Leo was reared in a home by his mother and Irish grandparents. As an only child the neighborhood and school friends were, and continue to be an important part of his life....
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Patricia Lou Schaffer

April 24, 1937 - July 8, 2017

Patricia Lou (Fitzgerald) Schaffer, 80, of Newburgh, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital.Pat was born in Evansville, IN to Henry and Dorothy Fitzgerald on April 24, 1937.She graduated from Bosse High School in 1955 and attended Indiana University. In 1959, Pat married the love of her life, James A. Schaffer. They enjoyed 34 wonderful years together and had three...
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Mai Woody Tant

September 26, 1955 - July 5, 2017

Mai Woody Tant, 61, of Newburgh, Indiana, died on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born September 26, 1955, and grew up in Milan, Tennessee where she graduated from Milan High School in 1973. She was a fun-loving, friendly person who always had a smile on her face and a song in her heart! She was an avid Alabama football fan. Mai graduated from the...
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Robert Lee Wittenbraker

May 1, 1936 - June 30, 2017

Robert Lee Wittenbraker, 81, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 30, 2017 at Select Hospital. He was born May 1, 1936, in Evansville, Indiana, to the late Carl and Mary Ellen (Ritzel) Wittenbraker.Robert was a member of Pipe Fitters Union 136 for over 54 years as a welder. He enjoyed camping, working on cars, and traveling.He was preceded in death by his son-in-law, David Collins;...
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Jesse Eugene Hines

August 22, 1935 - June 29, 2017

Jesse Hines, 81, of Evansville, IN, passed away Thursday, June 29, 2017. He was born August 22, 1935, in Newburgh, IN, to the late Jesse and Eva Hines.He was a member of Crossroads Christian Church. Jesse retired after 22 years of service in the U.S. Army. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 61 years, Carolyn Hines; brothers, Robert Hines, Jack Hines and James Hines; sisters,...
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Mark Damian Kalna

August 15, 1958 - June 23, 2017

Dr. Mark Damian Kalna, DO, 58, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 23, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway. He was born August 15, 1958, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, to the late Joseph and Bernardine (Iskra) Kalna."Don't tell me what you're going to do, show me what you did."In 1980, Mark graduated from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a degree in criminology. During...
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Donald E. Winchester

March 12, 1935 - June 14, 2017

Donald E. Winchester, 82, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away June 14, 2017, at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center. He was born March 12, 1935, in Mt. Vernon, Indiana, to Earnie Carl Winchester and Edna Fern (Bottomley) Winchester, the second oldest of five sons.He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. Don was always ready to lend a helping hand...
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Henry Gene Timmons

August 24, 1928 - June 12, 2017

Henry Gene Timmons, 88, of Newburgh, IN, passed away peacefully in his home on the morning of Monday, June 12, 2017. He was born August 24, 1928.He attended Millersburg High School where he met the love of his life, Delores June Heath. Family was everything to Gene. He and Delores always tried to attend every ball game his grandkids played in, and he loved to pile them all on the golf cart for...
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Norma Pauline Gaston

December 19, 1932 - May 18, 2017

Norma Pauline Gaston, 84, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Thursday, May 18, 2017. She was born December 19, 1932, in Hawesville, KY, to the late Estyl and Eugenia Coyle.She was a member of Lakewood Methodist Church in California for over 20 years. While there, she was a Youth Leader for 4 years. Norma also taught Sunday School and helped in Vacation Bible School. She was active on the Church...
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Oliver Daniel Ubelhor

May 9, 2017 - May 9, 2017

Oliver Daniel Ubelhor, infant son of Zachary and Katie Ubelhor, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at Deaconess Women's Hospital.He was preceded in death by his great-grandfathers, Kenny Ubelhor, Harvey Saare, and Arthur Tatem, II.Oliver is survived by his grandparents, Art Tatem, III, Shannon (Kris) Glaser, Danny (Libby) Ubelhor, Shawn Saare Ubelhor; aunts and uncles, Chase Tatem...
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Cathy Lynn Maglinger

April 25, 1956 - May 8, 2017

Cathy (Mills) Maglinger, 61, of Newburgh, IN, passed away at her home on Monday, May 8, 2017. She was born in Evansville, IN on April 25, 1956, to Donald and the late Judy Mills. She graduated from North High School and University of Evansville where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing. Cathy recently retired as a Registered Nurse from St. Mary's Medical Center where she...
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Ronald Dwayne Blesch

January 24, 1962 - May 7, 2017

Ronald Dwayne Blesch, 55, of Newburgh, passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017.He graduated from Castle High School in 1980 and served in the Army.He is survived by his mother, Karen Blesch; sisters, Dian Coker, Darla Hicks and Kelly Blesch; nephews David Coker, Dakota Majors, Alex Hicks, and Andrew Hicks; niece, Roni Unfried.A Memorial Service will be held at a later date.
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Cheri Lee Schaum

April 28, 1957 - May 5, 2017

Cheri Lee Schaum, 60, of Newburgh, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. Cheri was born on April 28, 1957, in Evansville and moved to San Diego at the age of eight. She loved life, cooking, and traveling. She was preceded in death by brothers, Kevin and Jon Schaum. Cheri is survived by her parents, Fred and Carolyn Remfry; siblings, Pam Cox, Tracy Wilkerson, Lea Ann...
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Albert K. DeSanti

December 15, 1928 - May 3, 2017

Albert K. DeSanti 88, of Newburgh, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Progressive West Hospital in O'Fallon, MO. He was born December 15, 1928, in New York City, to the late Ercol and Drusiana DeSanti.He was a very positive, loving person who was always smiling and he loved animals, especially dogs. Albert was a member of VFW Post 1114. He was a great husband, father and friend who will be...
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Ray Melton

September 8, 1929 - May 3, 2017

Ray Melton, 87, of Newburgh, passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born September 8, 1929, in Poole, KY, to the late William Jennings Bryan and Flora (Adkins) Melton.He graduated from Millersburg High School, where he participated in the choir. He loved spending time with his family. Ray was a courtesy shuttle driver for Romain Buick and had resided in Reed,...
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Gilbert Guy Gaston

July 8, 1932 - April 30, 2017

Gilbert Gaston, 84, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017. He was born July 8, 1932, in Rockport, IN, to the late Guy and Elnora Gaston.He was a 50 year member and past Master of Bellflower Masonic Lodge 320. Gilbert was Vice President of Warrick County Parks Board. He enjoyed gardening.Gilbert is survived by his wife of 65 years, Norma Gaston; sons, Steven Gaston (Susan), David...
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Mary Jolene Patterson

July 9, 1933 - April 29, 2017

Mary Jolene (Schmidt) Patterson, 83, of Newburgh, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 29, 2017. She was born July 9, 1933, in Newburgh, IN, to the late Joseph and Ruth (Jeffries) Schmidt.Mary was retired from Sears after 31 years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. She enjoyed her family, friends, music, and traveling.She was preceded in death by her husband of 51...
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Joan Murray

February 17, 1935 - April 25, 2017

Joan Murray, 82, beloved sister, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, neighbor and friend, passed away April 25, 2017 at home in The Woodlands, Texas.Joan was a resident of Newburgh for over 27 years.Joan's positive attitude and "Start each day with a smile" approach to life endeared her to many.Joan was born February 17, 1935 to the late Harriet and Leroy Oswald in Kewaunee, Wisconsin. She...
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Paula M. Lewis

December 15, 1945 - April 22, 2017

Paula Lewis, 71, of Newburgh, passed away Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Charlier Hospice Center. She was born December 15, 1945, in Springfield, Kentucky, to the late Chester and L. Clarice (Sweazy) Goatley.Paula was actively involved with Eastminster Presbyterian, PEO, Evansville Duplicate Bridge Club and recently took up painting. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandson, Nash. ...
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Janet J. Stout

January 26, 1938 - April 19, 2017

Janet Stout, of Newburgh, IN, let go and her spirit soared, April 19, 2017. She was born January 26, 1938, in Webster County, KY, moving early in her life to Hazard, KY. Janet earned a full scholarship to Transylvania University, where she received a Bachelor Degree in Theater Arts. Arriving in New York City, Janet started her career as a stewardess for Pan American Airlines. Seeing the world...
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Consuelo M. Bradshaw

November 27, 1931 - April 15, 2017

Consuelo "Connie" M. Bradshaw, 85, of Lake Villa, IL, formerly of Evansville, IN, passed away Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville, IL. She was born November 27, 1931, in Evansville, IN, to the late Robert and Mary Strouse.She was a 1949 Central High School graduate. Connie retired from the Evansville Courier and Press and she also worked for Raintree...
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James Wade McGrail

March 6, 1935 - April 14, 2017

James Wade McGrail, Sr., 82, of Henderson, KY, passed away April 14, 2017, at Golden Living Center - Woodlands in Newburgh, IN, following a 17-year struggle with Alzheimer's disease. He was born in Baskett, KY, on March 6, 1935 to the late James Robert and Sue (Clark) McGrail.He was a member of Baskett Christian Church. James Wade began working for General Tire Treaders in 1954 and he continued...
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Jean Glump

August 15, 1927 - April 7, 2017

Jean Glump, 89, of Newburgh, IN, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, April 7, 2017, at River Pointe Health Campus. She was born August 15, 1927, to the late Clifford and Edna (Mann) Streamer.Jean and her husband owned Whitehead TV and Appliance. She had been a bookkeeper for George Koch and Sons and Frontier Liquors. She was a past member of the Investment Club. She enjoyed golf and was...
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Wallace Edward Moore

May 3, 1929 - April 1, 2017

Wallace "Wally" Edward Moore, 87, of Evansville, IN, passed away Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Friends may visit with the family 1-4 pm, Saturday, April 8, 2017, at Alexander Newburgh Chapel.
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David Kent Frank

March 9, 1947 - March 31, 2017

David Kent Frank, 70, of Evansville, IN, passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at his home in Evansville. He was born March 9, 1947, in Clay City, IL, to the late Galen Frank and Inez (Holcomb) Neumann.He earned his Real Estate license in 1995 at the University of Evansville, and his Associates Degree at IECC. Dave served his country in the U.S. Army on the European front. He was an avid scuba...
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Eva Geneva Cotton

August 13, 1916 - March 31, 2017

Eva Geneva Cotton, 100, of Newburgh, Ind., passed away Friday, March 31, 2017, at Hamilton Pointe Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born August 13, 1916, in Union County, Ky., to the late Sidney and Martha Carlton.She was a member of Townsend Bible Church where she taught Sunday School and Bible School. Eva retired from K-Mart. She and her late husband spent many years traveling in their...
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Mildred S. Brown

January 29, 1920 - March 30, 2017

Mildred S. Brown, 97, of Evansville, IN, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was born January 29, 1920, in Simmons, KY, to the late Earl and Erie Smith.She was a member of Epworth United Methodist Church where she enjoyed the Quilting Group, the Women's Group, and served as Financial Secretary for many years. Mildred was a member of the Order of the Eastern...
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Devada Kay Ryals

March 7, 1945 - March 19, 2017

Devada Kay "Dee" Ryals, 72, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She was born March 7, 1945, in Evansville, to the late Aubrey and Elna Ryals.She was a Girl Scout leader and floral designer.Dee was preceded in death by her long-time companion, Phil.She is survived by her daughter, Alicia (Josh); step-daughter, Jennifer; son, John (Susan); 5...
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Marianne Yvonne Muldowney

October 13, 1928 - March 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel, Newburgh, IN.
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Phyllis Ann Lowe

September 22, 1939 - March 16, 2017

Phyllis Ann (Heldt) Lowe, 77, of Newburgh, passed away Thursday, March 16, 2017, at the Charlier Hospice Center at Deaconess VNA Plus in Evansville. She was born September 22, 1939, in Newburgh to the late Earl and Madeline (Admire) Heldt, Sr.She was a member of the Sprinklesburg DAR and sold Avon and Tupperware for many years, but above all was a devoted homemaker. She loved her family,...
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Ronald Eugene Lance

June 3, 1950 - March 14, 2017

Ronald Eugene Lance, 66, of Newburgh, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at the Charlier Hospice Center at Deaconess VNA Plus. He was born June 3, 1950, in Evansville, to the late Albert and Gertrude Lance.He retired as a welder and enjoyed 4-wheeling and being with his family.Ronald was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Barbara Lance.He is survived by his son, Gary Lance; grandson,...
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Ellen Louise Keneipp

February 10, 1952 - March 14, 2017

Ellen (Berridge) Keneipp, 65, of Boonville, passed away Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at home surrounded by her family. She retired from Mead Johnson after 35 years of service and was owner of The Caribbean Trading Company. She was deeply devoted to her family.Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, James Frederick and Dorothy (Bramble) Berridge; and brother, Frederick Berridge.She is survived...
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Jay Thomas Mitchell

January 26, 1967 - March 11, 2017

Jay Thomas Mitchell, 50, of Newburgh, IN, passed away March 11, 2017. Jay was born on January 26, 1967 to Louis T. and Peggy (Frei) Mitchell and was the youngest of 6 siblings. Jay graduated from Memorial High School in 1985 where he excelled in sports. He was an invaluable member of the State Championship Boys Soccer Team his junior and senior years and was also the kicker for the football...
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Mary Christine Bryant

October 11, 1932 - February 25, 2017

Mary Christine Bryant, 84, of Newburgh, Indiana, passed away Saturday, February 25, 2017, at her home. She was born October 11, 1932, in Crofton, Kentucky. Mary was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank W. Bryant, parents, Wallace and Florence (Pyle) Fuller, son, Anthony "Tony" Bryant, sister, Minnie Brewster, and brother, Howard Fuller...
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Dolores Ann Stenack

November 8, 1931 - February 16, 2017

Arrangements under the direction of Alexander Funeral Home-Newburgh Chapel, Newburgh, IN.
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Ted A. Holderbaugh

June 3, 1950 - February 14, 2017

Ted A. Holderbaugh, 66, of Evansville, IN, passed away Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at Deaconess VNA Plus Charlier Hospice Center. He was born June 3, 1950, in Mt. Carmel, IL, to the late Archie and Betty Holderbaugh.He was a member of St. Benedict Cathedral. Ted proudly served his country in the U.S. Army while stationed in Vietnam. It was always his dream to own a restaurant and that dream...
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Paul Fredrick Bell

August 28, 1956 - February 13, 2017

Paul Fredrick Bell, 60, of Newburgh, IN, passed away February 13, 2017. He was born August 28, 1956 in Aurora, CO, to George F. Bell and Bettie Batey. He is survived by his parents and stepfather, Robert Batey; wife, Sybil Bell; daughters, Jennifer Martin, Amber Underhile (Jesse), Ashley Waltman, Erica Bell; son, Tanner Bell (Maggie); sisters, Cindy Posner (Brad), Suzy Sanso (John), Valerie...
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Helen Marie White

January 29, 1927 - February 11, 2017

Helen Marie White, 90, of Newburgh, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in 1927, in Mount Vernon, IL, to the late Robert and Mattie (Hunt) Warner.She was one of the first women to graduate from Central High School - Mechanical Arts and had worked for Central Industries, Chayes Virginia, and McDonalds. Helen performed in Evansville...
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Kenneth Wayne Lowe

September 20, 1937 - February 9, 2017

Kenneth Wayne Lowe, 79, of Newburgh, passed away Thursday, February 9, 2017, at Deaconess VNA Plus Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville. He was born September 20, 1937, in Evansville, to the late Prentice and Agnes Lowe.He was a 1955 graduate of Bosse High School. Kenny was a member of Mt. Olive General Baptist Church, serving as treasurer for the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Brotherhood for over...
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William Ray Moore

April 2, 1947 - February 7, 2017

William "Bill" R. Moore, Sr., 69, of Newburgh, IN, formerly of Mt. Carmel, IL, passed away Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at his home. He was born April 2, 1947, in Princeton, IN, to the late William and Sarah Moore.He served in the U.S. Air Force and was a member of American Legion Kapperman Post 44 in Newburgh. Bill retired from Alcoa as a machinist after 40 years. He was member of the United...
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Fontain Martin Johnson

March 22, 1943 - February 4, 2017

Fontain "Bud" Martin Johnson Jr, NA/PE, died in Indianapolis on February 4, 2017. Mr. Johnson was the General Manager of Corn Island Shipyard in Grandview, Indiana. Bud Johnson was born in Helena, Arkansas in 1943. He came from a long line of riverboat captains and marine entrepreneurs. His father, Fontain Martin Johnson Sr., was the captain of the Mississippi Queen and the Delta Queen. His...
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Vernon C. Gash

September 27, 1952 - January 21, 2017

Vernon C. Gash, 64, of Newburgh, IN, passed away Saturday, January 21, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville. Vern was born in Evansville, Indiana, on September 27, 1952. He was a 1970 graduate of William Henry Harrison High School. Vern started work at the early age of twelve owning the largest paper route in the city. During high school he worked throughout Evansville,...
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Kimberly Kay Jewell

January 27, 1972 - January 18, 2017

Kimberly Kay Jewell, 44, of Newburgh, IN, passed away at her home, Wednesday, January 18, 2017. She was born January 27, 1972, in Cedar Falls, IA.She was employed at Dental Associates West. Kim was a member of Hope Team, a suicide response team. She was also a mentor at the YWCA. She had a love for people and animals. Kim had written several books.She was preceded in death by her brother,...
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Samuel Nicholas Locasto

August 18, 1989 - January 18, 2017

Sam Locasto, 27, of Evansville, IN, passed away Wednesday, January 18, 2017. He was born August 18, 1989, in Evansville.He graduated from Castle High School in 2008. Sam was currently employed in the construction industry. In his younger years he was a life guard at the Newburgh pool and at the YMCA teaching children to swim. He was an avid sports fan, enjoying basketball and football. He...
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Orville Jacob Huber

April 30, 1924 - January 15, 2017

Orville Jacob "Bud" Huber, son of the late William Adolph and Louise Marie Rosenkranz Huber, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017, at Cypress Grove Rehabilitation Center. He was born April 30, 1924 in Evansville, IN, and grew up in a loving family with four brothers and one sister. He attended Caze Elementary School and Benjamin Bosse High School. He was drafted to the U.S. Army to serve in...
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Ronald Lee Gross

February 28, 1930 - January 15, 2017

Rev. Ronald Lee Gross, 86, of Casey, IL passed from this life to his eternal home with Jesus on Sunday, January 15, 2017, surrounded by his family at the home of his daughter, Ronda, in Newburgh, IN. He was born February 28, 1930 in Fisk, MO to the late Everett and Neva (Cooper) Gross. After growing up with three generations of his family on their farm south of Hoguetown, Ronnie answered God's...
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Dorothy M. Lamey

August 18, 1927 - January 12, 2017

Dorothy (Mercker) Lamey, 89, of Terre Haute, IN, formerly of Newburgh, IN, passed away Thursday, January 12, 2017, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. She was born August 18, 1927, in Jasper, IN, to the late Theodore and Anna Mercker.She attended Memorial High School. Dorothy enjoyed camping at Patoka Lake. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for over 60 years. Dorothy was preceded in death by...
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Carolyn Marie Ficker

August 6, 1942 - January 10, 2017

Carolyn Marie Ficker (Dean-Altenstadter), 74, of Evansville, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was born August 6, 1942, in Danville, IL, the daughter of Henry and Marie Altenstadter. Carol was a very caring soul who studied nursing and later worked at St. Mary's Hospital and the Evansville State Hospital for many years. She married Raymond Dean (deceased) in June 1963,...
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