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    Dorothy Knapp

    Dorothy Knapp Haubstadt Dorothy stepped over into heaven on September 10, 2019. Dorothy was born to Michael P. and Julia Marie (Naas) Kiesel on October 15, 1928 in Fort Branch, Indiana. Her faith in God led her in life and in her peaceful transition to the next life. Dorothy took great pleasure in life, always smiling, always happy, always ready for the next adventure. She loved to travel, see new places and meet new people. Dorothy loved music and to sing as she worked. Lyrics were never a c…

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    Janet Kramer

    Janet Kramer Fort Branch, Indiana Janet D. Kramer, 84, of Fort Branch, Indiana, passed away at Solarbron Family-first Senior Living in Evansville, Indiana on September 3, 2019. She was born to the late Earl and Loretta (Brown) McGregor on May 16, 1935. She was a member of the Fort Branch VFW #2714 Women’s Auxiliary. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, John H. Kramer; a daughter, Delores Ann Kramer; and son, Jay Kramer. She is survived by her 2 children, Joy (Jeff) Ba…

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    Kenneth Silkey

    Kenneth Silkey Dale, Indiana Kenneth Silkey, 91, of Dale, Indiana formerly of Evansville, Indiana, passed away at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana on September 2, 2019. He was born to the late Courtland and Maxine (Redman) Silkey on July 27, 1928 in Fort Branch, Indiana. Kenneth was a Boilermaker for the Local 374 Boilermaker’s Union and also served in the U.S. Army. He was also a member of the Charolais Cattle Association for 40 years. Besides his parents, he is preceded …

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    Kenneth Schmits

    Kenneth Schmits Fort Branch               Kenneth P. Schmits, 77, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN.  He was born on July 14, 1942 in Princeton, IN to the late Jesse and Florence (Pugh) Schmits.    Kenneth was retired from Whirlpool Corporation in Evansville, IN after 39 years of service.  He was a member of the Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort…

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    Wendy Cordray

    Wendy Cordray Fort Branch Wendy Lynn Cordray entered this world on December 10, 1967, as the first-born to Ellen C. (Street) Asa and Jim Cordray.  She went to be with the God whom she loved on August 28, 2019.  Born with Down Syndrome,  she nevertheless had a love and zest for life.   She competed successfully in Special Olympics, learned to play the piano, did martial arts, and worked at the Senior Citizen’s Center and public library.  She had a wry humor and sh…

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    Jeanne Vieke

    Jeanne Vieke Fort Branch, IN      Jeanne A. Vieke, 80, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away peacefully at her home on August 25, 2019.  She was born on February 26, 1939 in Olney, IL to the late James and Agnes (Scully) Wilson.      Jeanne was a registered nurse, having worked at Weber Clinic in Olney, IL, Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN, Wirth Hospital in Oakland City, IN and finally retiring as school nurse at the South Gibson school Corporation a…

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    Doris Elpers

    Doris Elpers Fort Branch Doris (McCleary) Elpers passed away 8/13/2019 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born on January 9, 1925 to the late Walter and Effie (Wilson) McCleary in Elberfeld, IN. Doris graduated from Elberfeld High School in 1943 and attended Deaconess School of Nursing. Doris married Robert H. Elpers in Fort Myers, Florida on February 24, 1945. Doris and Bob were founding members of Holy Cross Catholic Church and received the 2014 Simon Brute Award. Doris wa…

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    Laura Dean

    Laura Dean Princeton, Indiana    Laura Dean, 68, of Princeton, IN, passed away at the Waters of Princeton, IN on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.  She was born on Nov. 26, 1950 in Harlan County, KY to the late Frank and Mary (Tester) Dean.    Besides her parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister, Nona Dean.    Laura loved the lord and always had a smile on her face.       Laura is survived by a brother John L. Dean of Petersburg, I…

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    Deloris Bauer

    Deloris Bauer Deloris A. Bauer, 85, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at The Waters of Princeton on August 7, 2019. She was born to the late Herdis and Ollie (Kincheloe) Hames on October 21, 1933 in New Harmony, Indiana. Deloris was a homemaker and lived most of her adult life in Fort Branch, IN. She is preceded in death by her husband, Oscar Bauer, daughter, Glenda Bauer; sisters, Pauline Moore, Wanda Clodfelter and Janice Bell.  She is survived by several nieces and nephews to whom she w…

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    Jay Whitehead

    Jay Whitehead Haubstadt Jay D. Whitehead, 58, of Haubstadt, IN, passed away at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN on August 5, 2019. He was born to Jerry and Donna (Turpin) Whitehead on February 27, 1961 in Evansville, IN.Jay was an Indirect Lending Business Development Officer for Heritage Federal Credit Union in Newburgh, IN. Despite being a graduate of Princeton Community High School, he was a dedicated Gibson Southern Titan supporter. He was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed playing …

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    Lora Trible

    Lora Trible Fort Branch Lora L. Trible, 83, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on July 18, 2019 in Newburgh IN.  She was born on February 24, 1936 to the late Melbourn and Gretel (Stover) Trible in Fort Branch, IN.  Beside her parents Lora is preceded by her brothers and sisters, Marion, Warren and Marvin Harmon and Ruth Stone. She was a member of the Holy Cross Spread Program and was retired after 21 years from Walmart. Lora is survived by her husband of 62 years, Larry Trible of Fort …

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    John Hagedorn

    John Hagedorn Fort Branch John Mark Hagedorn, 83, of Fort Branch, Indiana, passed away on July 17, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana. He was born to the late Oliver and Clara Rose (Peter) Hagedorn on July 20, 1935 in Perry County, Indiana. John was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church. He was a member of the U.S. Army from 1957 to 1959. John married Clara Mae Peters on June 18, 1960. He retired from Emge Meat Packing Company after 43 years. John enjoyed spending time w…

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    Glenda Bauer

    Glenda Bauer Fort Branch Glenda S. Bauer, 60, of Fort Branch, Indiana, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born to Oscar and Deloris (Hames) Bauer on June 5, 1959 in DuBois, PA. Glenda attended Fort Branch High School and graduate from Gibson Southern High School in 1977. She was employed at Toyota Boshoku Indiana for over 15 years. She is preceded in death by her father Oscar G. Bauer. Glenda is survived by her mother, Deloris Bauer of Fort Branch, IN, aunts, Jane …

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    David Gentry

    David Gentry Lafayette, Indiana David Ralph Gentry, 57, of Lafayette, IN died on Thursday, July 11, 2019 in Fort Branch, IN, while in the company of his loving parents and cousins.   He was born August 18, 1961 in Lebanon, IN to Ralph “Bud” Gentry and Elma Dorsam Gentry. David moved to Lafayette in 1968 and graduated from Lafayette Jefferson High School. He continued on to become a Purdue Boilermaker, graduating with a degree in restaurant and hotel management in December 1983. After col…

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    Lois Jackson

    Lois Jackson Fort Branch, Indiana Lois Jackson, 89, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at White Oak Health Campus in Monticello, IN on Thursday, July 11, 2019. She was born to the late William and Edith (Calvert) Riddle on November 4, 1929 in Spurgeon, IN. Lois graduated from Fort Branch High School in 1948 and married William E. Jackson on July 1, 1950. She was a member of the Fort Branch Presbyterian Church where she was the Financial Secretary. Lois was also a member of Psi Iota Si Sorority a…

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    James Vaughn

    James Vaughn Fransisco, Indiana James E. Vaughn, 74, of Francisco, IN, passed away at Golden Living Center in Petersburg, IN on July 9, 2019. He was born to the late Edward and LaVern (Stark) Vaughn on June 4, 1945 in Floyd County, IN. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon, IN, served in the U.S. Navy, and retired from Duke Energy in Mt. Carmel, IL. Besides his parents, James is preceded in death by a sister, Judith Mattingly. He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, …

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    Michael Lee

    Michael Lee Michael M. Lee, 63, of Evansville passed away on July 4, 2019.  He was born on February 12, 1956 in Princeton IN to Ronald Lee and Marla (Reynolds) Lee. He worked as a Walmart Associate in Evansville, IN, was of the Baptist Faith and was a veteran of the US Marine Corp. He was an extremely trustworthy person that would give you the shirt off his back. He was an avid singer, loved to travel and loved Marvel and Disney characters. He is preceded in death by his father Ronald Le…

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    Otis “Sodie” Martin

    Otis “Sodie” Martin Owensville, Indiana Otis (Sodie) Leo Martin, 94, of Owensville, IN, passed away on July 1, 2019 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN. He was born to the late Ora and Margaret (Romerhausen) Martin on June 30, 1925 in Fort Branch, IN. Sodie was a Korean War Veteran for the U.S. Army where he served as Military Police. He was a member of Dayspring Community Church in Owensville, IN, Fort Branch VFW Post # 2714, Haubstadt American Legion Post #194, and the Pony Express…

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    Rosella Allen

    Rosella Allen Fort Branch Rosella M. Allen, 87, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on June29, 2019 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN. She was born to the late Lawrence and Bernice (Clark) Thompson on October 17, 1931 in Fort Branch, IN. She was a member of the Fort Branch Wesleyan Church. She retired from Owensville Convalescent Center. Rosella was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 50 years, William Allen; son, William Lawrence Allen in 1956; 2 brothers and 2 great grand…

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    Robert Zenthoefer

    Robert Zenthoefer Fort Branch Robert J. Zenthoefer, 74, of Fort Branch, IN passed away at his residence on June 28, 2019.  Robert was born in Evansville, IN on December 28, 1944 to the late Edgar and Mary (Helmer) Zenthoefer. He was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch and worked for over 20 years at G.C.A.R.C in Gibson County.  Robert loved his family and friends, to mow grass and shell pecans in the winter and he really loved to farm. Robert will be greatly missed…

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    Ed Helm

    Ed Helm Princeton IN Ed L. Helm, 50, of Princeton, IN passed away on June 27, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. Ed was born in Princeton, IN on June 22, 1969. Ed was a laborer and of the Protestant Faith. Ed is preceded in death by his Son, Kyle Helm in 1993, step-mother Sue Helm, grandparents, William and Mary Helm and Grandfather, Paul Williams in 2017. He is survived by his Mother, Gayle Williams, Princeton IN, Father Robert L. Helm, Princeton, IN,  Stepfather Bill York, Pri…

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    Jennifer Lassack

    Jennifer Lassack Fort Branch, Indiana Jennifer N. Lassack, 38, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, IN on June 21, 2019. She was born to Joseph Lassack and Brenda (Schaefer) Sands on October 20, 1980 in Evansville, IN. Jennifer had a passion for crafting and photography. She loved her family deeply. She is preceded in death by grandparents, Jeanette and James Taylor and Robert Schaefer; aunt, Elaine Carter-Sanders; uncles, Donald Schaefer and Alan Lassa…

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    Ray Beard

    Ray Beard Fort Branch, IN    Ray Beard Jr, 81, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side.  He was born on July 9, 1937 in Princeton, IN, to the late Ray and Genevieve (Jarmula) Beard.    Besides his parents, Ray is also preceded in death by his wife, Delores (Kruse) Beard in 2008, a granddaughter, Tara Reed, and 3 siblings, Marg Taylor, Betty Bruce, and Gilbert Beard.    Ray attended the Vertical Church in Fort B…

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    Ann White

    Ann White Elberfeld, Indiana Ann Elizabeth White, 90, of Elberfeld, Indiana, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN. She was born in Massachusetts on July 20, 1928. She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in MA. She liked to volunteer her time to organizations and she was a member and volunteer at the Senior Citizens Center in MA. Ann enjoyed knitting, sewing dancing, and all Boston sports. Ann is survived by 3 sons; Thomas (Kimberly) White of Elberfeld, IN, George W…

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    Paula West

    Paula West Owensville, Indiana Paula J. West, 73, of Owensville, Indiana, passed away at 2:30 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019 at home, surrounded by love and family. She was born on August 23, 1945 in Princeton, Indiana to Roderick and Emily (Williams) Harmon of Owensville. She graduated from Owensville High School in 1963. She received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Nursing from University of Evansville, and taught Nursing at Olney Central College and for 13 years at Purdue University in …

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    Alan Dyer

    Alan Dyer Evansville, Indiana Alan K. Dyer, 58, formerly of Fort Branch, IN, passed away at Park Terrace Village in Evansville, IN on June 2, 2019. He was born to the late Warren and Glenna (Williams) Dyer in Evansville, IN on March 25, 1961. Alan enjoyed life and was an avid sports nut. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his brother Herman DeWayne Dyer on September 28, 2006. He is survived by his sister-in-law, Amy Fisher of Johnston City, Illinois. Graveside services will be on…

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    Ray beard

    Ray beard Fort Branch, IN      Ray Beard, 81, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away peacefully at his residence with his family by his side.  He was born on July 9, 1937 in Princeton, IN, to the late Ray and Genevieve (Jarmula) Beard.    Besides his parents, Ray is also preceded in death byhis wife, Delores (Kruse) Beard in 2008, a granddaughter, Tara Reed, and 3 siblings, Marg taylor, Betty Bruce, and Gilbert Beard.    Ray attended the Vertical Church in For…

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    Cynthia Byrne

    Cynthia Byrne Princeton, Indiana Cynthia Lynn Byrne, 65, of Princeton, IN, passed away on June 1, 2019 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. She was born to the late Robert and Dorothy (Tanner) Baker on June 27, 1953 in Evansville, IN. Besides her parents, Cynitha is preceded in death by 2 children, son; Clifton Decker and daughter; Melody Byrne, and 3 brothers; Thomas Baker, Terry Baker, and Bobby Baker. She is survived by her daughter; Kimberly (Bruce) Ballard of Haubstadt, IN, bro…

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    Meda Dilbeck

    Meda Dilbeck Owensville Meda June Dilbeck, 85, of Owensville, IN passed away at the Linda E. White Hospice Center in Evansville, IN on May 9, 2019.  Meda was born on April 14, 1934 in Livea Kentucky to the late John and Edith (Kirk) Allen,As well as her parents, she is preceded in death by her sister Ida Mae Odom. Meda was a graduate of Baldwin Heights Middle School and Fort Branch High School in 1953. She was a member of Owensville General Baptist Church in Owensville IN, is retired fro…

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    Matthew Fuhs

    Matthew Fuhs Evansville, Indiana Matthew Alan Fuhs, 37, of Evansville, IN, formerly of Haubstadt, IN, passed away at his home on May 7, 2019. He was born to Kevin and Rose (Bethe) Fuhs on October 13, 1981 in Evansville, IN. He is preceded in death by his mother Rose Marie (Bethe) Fuhs in 1989, his maternal grandparents; Margaret and Herb Bethe, and his paternal grandparents; Eugene Fuhs and Kathleen Rudisill. Matthew attended church at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, IN. He …

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    Donald Fleming

    Donald Fleming Haubstadt Donald R. Fleming, 80, of Haubstadt, Indiana, passed away at Premier Healthcare in New Harmony, Indiana on April 24, 2019. He was born to the late Lynn and Anna (Eades) Fleming on February 21, 1939 in Evansville, Indiana. Besides his parents, he is preceded in death by his sisters; Juanita Wright, Alene Eggers, and Wilma VanBibber. Don attended Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, IN. He was a tool and die maker for 27 years and worked 10 of those years o…

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    Nolan Swader

    Nolan Swader Fort Branch Nolan H. Swader, 92, of Fort Branch, passed away on April 8, 2019 at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN.  Nolan was born on July 31, 1926 in Gibson County, IN to the late Oscar and Mary (Heuring) Swader. Besides his parents he is also preceded in death by his wife Imogene (Sollman) Swader, brother Oscar Swader Jr. and a sister Kathleen Leister. Nolan was a Brick Mason for his whole life working along side his son for 45 yrs.  He was a member of the St…

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    Mary Ann Nelson

    Mary Ann Nelson Mary Ann (Schmitt) Nelson, 59, of Fort Branch, IN born on April 7, 1959 in Evansville, IN. to the late Anthony M. and Rita C. (Elpers) Schmitt.  Mary Ann graduated in 1977 from Gibson Southern High School.  Starting her lifelong career as a server at Lakeview then she went on to work at Haubs Steak House.  Mary Ann met and worked with so many caring and loyal people that she loved. Mary Ann’s greatest loves were spending time with her kids and grandkids and goin…

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    Sue Freudenberg

    Sue Freudenberg Fort Branch Sue E, Freudenberg, 85, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at her residence.   She was born on August 4, 1933 to the late Paul and Helen (Highsmith) Massey in Montgomery Twp., IN. Sue was a member of the Fort Branch First Presbyterian Church.  She was an avid artist and taught painting classes for over 25 years. She was a member of the Gibson Co. Art Guild, the Arts Council of Southern Indiana, P.E.O., She was a founding membe…

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    Paul Osborne

    Paul Osborne Paul Richard Osborne, 82, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2019 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.  Paul was born on June 19, 1936 in Columbus, OH to the late Claude Meredith and Marguerite Ruth (Grove) Osborne. On June 2, 1963, he married the former Connie Marie Eley of Lakeview, Ohio.  He served in U.S. Marine Corps prior to attending college.  He graduated from Tarkio College in Tarkio, Missouri where he played football …

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    Peggy Lemmons

    Peggy Lemmons Fort Branch Peggy J. Lemmons, 78, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on February 22, 2019 at Good Samaritan Home and Rehabilitation Center in Oakland City, IN. She was born to the late Carl and Lucielle (McIntire) Cotner in Princeton, IN on April 26, 1940. Peggy was a graduate of Fort Branch High School class of 1958 which she was very proud of. She was a member of the Fort Branch United Methodist Church. Peggy retired from Hansen Manufacturing in Princeton, IN after many years of …

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    Ida Leveron

    Ida Leveron Princeton    Ida Mae Leveron, 90, of Princeton, IN, passed away peacefully with her family by her side at River Oaks Health Campus in Princeton, IN.  She was born on June 30, 1928 in Perry County IN.    Besides her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband, Clarence O. Leveron, who passed away on April 10, 2001    Ida Mae had attended the Church of God in Princeton, IN.  She was a member of the American Legion Post # 25 Women’s Au…

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    Clarke Watson

    Clarke Watson Owensville Clarke E. Waston, 84, of Owensville, IN passed away on Feb. 12, 2019 at his home. Clarke was born on March 28, 1934 in Vincennes IN. to the late George and Elise (Kidwell) Watson.  Clarke was a Office Manager for NCR for 34 years, a member of the Immanuel Lutheran Church in Evansville, IN, and a US Army Veteran. Besides his parents Clarke is preceded in death by his wife, Verna (Lockhart) Watson on Nov, 1974, a son Vance Opell and a great grandson Carter Vincent,…

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    Clarence Schaefer

    Clarence Schaefer Fort Branch, IN   Clarence G. Schaefer, 91, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019 at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, IN.  He was born on Mar. 17, 1927 in Evanston, IN to the late Edward and Frances (Waninger) Schaefer.    Clarence was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, IN.  He retired from the Emge Meat Packing Co. in Fort Branch, IN after more than 30 years of service.  Clarence also serv…