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    LaVerne H. Welp

    LaVerne H. Welp, 80 passed away at 9:42 pm on September 29, 2019 at The Villages of Oak Ridge. LaVerne was born on March 27, 1939 the daughter of Edward and Leona (Lampert) Fleck. She married Eugene “Gene” Welp on June 12, 1958 and he preceded her in death on April 11, 2017. LaVerne owned and operated Washington Auto Trim with her husband Gene and son Keith for several years. LaVerne was also a member of St. Peter Catholic Church in Montgomery  and active with Psi Iota Xi and Daughters of Isabella. Survivors include her daughter, Sheri Fields and her husband Rocky of Washington; son, Keith Welp and his wife…

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    Lonnie D. Pullian

    Lonnie D. Pullian, 44, of Vincennes, IN, passed away September 28, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital. He had been the general manager at Ponderosa, and had worked in the food industry for several years. Lonnie is survived by his wife, Alaina (Berry) Pullian; his children, MacKenzie Pullian of Johnson City, TN, and Madison Pullian and Cameron Anderson, both of Vincennes, IN; his parents, Billy Randolph and his wife, Patricia (Greer) Randolph, of Johnson City, TN; his sisters, Shana Crestlinger, Amanda Phillips, and Chelsea Hill, all of Johnson City, TN; and his brother, Billy Randolph, Jr. of Johnson City, TN. Lonnie’s son, Jordan Pullian, preceded him. A graveside service will be…

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    Beverly Sue Hand

    Beverly Sue Hand, 80, passed away at 11:54 pm on September 30, 2019 in Washington, IN. Sue was born on January 20, 1939 in Pike County the daughter of Charles P. and Frona Esther (Quackenbush) McFarland. Sue married William O. “Bud” Hand on September 18, 1954 in a little white church in Southern Illinois and he preceded her in death on April 18, 2016. Sue attended Petersburg Schools and was a member of Free Methodist Church.  She  also was a member of the Glendale Lodge Order of Eastern Star #461 where she had been past Matron and was a former member of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Women of…

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    Virginia J. Jacobs

    Virginia J. Jacobs, age 83, passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospital with family at her side. Virginia was born March 21, 1936, in Oaktown.  She was the daughter of Hubert Leland and Helen Ester (Weaver) Snapp.  Virginia and John F. Jacobs raised three children together. Virginia retired from Huck’s in 1997 after 28 years in management and was a member of the Mariah Creek Christian Church. Virginia is survived by three children, Brian (Jamie) Jacobs, Teresa (Mike) Hartzburg, and Kevin (Melinda) Jacobs; her grandchildren, Zachary (Stephanie) Jacobs, Michael (Olivia) Jacobs, Grace Mulkey, Stephanie Robarge, Samuel (Jennifer) Robarge, Chris Jacobs, Charlie (Sandra) Jacobs, Caleb Jacobs, and…

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    Alvina Mary Perry

    Alvina Mary (Castellanos) Perry was born on December 21, 1944 and passed away on September 25, 2019 at Saint Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Her parents, Santos and Josephine (Kulisek) Castellanos, preceded her in death as did her beloved son Kenny Perry along with two brothers, Paul and Santos Castellanos and a sister Theresa Carlson. She is survived by her children Robert (Kathy) Perry of New York; Theresa (Mike) Wachholder of Wisconsin; two sisters Delores Schildgen and Shirley “Toots” Warrington, both of Chicago; a nephew Ron (Marsha) Schildgen; “daughter” Christina Hau (Qun) originally from Hong Kong, now residing in Carmel, IN; nieces, nephews, grandchildren, and many close friends in the…

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    Mary Ray

    View Mary Ray Vincennes Mary Lou Ray, 62 of Vincennes, went to her heavenly home on Friday, September 27, 2019.  Mary Lou was born March 22, 1957 in Vincennes to the late Mary Antoinette (Rabold) Ray and Melvin Vincent Ray. She was a 1975 graduate of Rivet High School. Mary Lou was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Parish and enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews and going out of her way to do things for those she loved. Mary…

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    Elizabeth J. “Betty” Wonning

    Elizabeth J. “Betty” Wonning, 92, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at River Oaks in Princeton, Indiana seven days short of her 93rd birthday. She was born October 3, 1926 in Vincennes, Indiana to Royce and Lauren (Kensler) Turbett. Betty was a homemaker and a partner on the family farm. A member of the St. Peter Lutheran Church, she enjoyed playing cards and watching sports, especially basketball and the St. Louis Cardinals. Surviving are her children, Randa Brown and her husband David of Princeton, Teresa Miller and her husband Roger of New Castle, Robert Brad Wonning and his wife Diane of Vincennes, and Suzanne McCurdy and her…

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    David Keith Snider

    David Keith Snider, 57, of Vincennes, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at his residence. He was born June 21, 1962 in Vincennes to Michael David and Felecia May (Taylor) Snider. David had worked at Rural King and served his country in the Air Force.  He enjoyed putting models together and collecting Hot Wheels. Surviving are his wife Theresa (Young) Snider whom he married in 2012; his mother Felecia Snider of Bicknell; his children Shane Snider of Edwardsport, Zachary Frederick and his wife Elizabeth of Bicknell, Steven Snider of Salem, Natasha Snider of Salem; his step children, Jennifer Mondy and her husband Roger of Vincennes, Heather Willoughby and her…

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    Lionel Lloyd Potter

    Lionel Lloyd Potter, 80, passed away at his residence on September 24, 2019. Lionel was born on July 4, 1939 in Daviess County the son of Lloyd and Grace (Jones) Potter. He married Ruth Fitzgerald on October 23, 1961. Lionel was a 1957 graduate of Washington High School and retired from Duke Energy as a boiler operator. He was a member of the Hudsonville United Methodist Church and the Washington Masonic Lodge F & M 30. Lionel also loved his grandchildren, basketball and NASCAR. Survivors include his wife Ruth Potter of Montgomery; daughters, Kathy Gehlhausen of Montgomery, Kim Potter of Washington; son, Kelly Potter and his wife Earlene of Washington;…

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    Christopher Lee Slater

    Christopher Lee Slater, 54, passed away at 8:05 pm on September 14, 2019 at his residence. Christopher was born on December 31, 1964 in Vincennes the son of Dallas Gene Sr. and Hattie (Bottoms) Slater. Christopher worked as a direct care staff employee for Res Care and enjoyed going out to eat with his family and friends. He also volunteered with Special Olympic Athletes. Survivors include his brother, Dallas Gene Slater, Jr. and his wife Melody of Olney, IL; step-brother, Rick Downey and his wife Gina of Vincennes; step-sisters, Mindy Downey of Vincennes, Kyla Thompson of Indianapolis, Deana Thompson of California; cousin, Elizabeth Jansen of Petersburg as well as several…

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    Herschel E. Beard

    Herschel E. Beard, Jr. 90 of Vincennes, IN, formally of Sullivan, IN,  passed away  September 22, 2019, at Willow Manor Nursing Home. He was born January 23, 1929, in  Knox County, IN, to Herschel Sr. and Ella (Zigler) Beard. Herschel was a farmer and also worked as a security guard. Herschel graduated from Decker Chapel High School, where he was an avid basketball player, averaging 32 points per game his senior year. On one occasion, Herschel scored more points than the opposing team’s entire roster. He was a member of the Sullivan First Baptist Church. Surviving are his wife of 71 years, Shirley (Brown) Beard, whom he married August 13,…

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    William Stivers

    View William Stivers Vincennes William John Paul Stivers, 56 of Vincennes went to his heavenly home on Thursday, September 19, 2019. William was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on February 18, 1963 to the late Edward Stivers and Mary (Leonard) Stivers and was wed to Bonnie Easton on June 29, 1984. William was employed by the Knox County Parks and Recreation in the maintenance department. He enjoyed spending time with his family and loved working on cars.  W…

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    William Abrams

    View William Abrams Oaktown William (Curly) Abrams, 86 of Oaktown passed away on Friday, September 20, 2019 at Breckenridge Rehabilitation Facility.  He was born on September 21, 1932 and married the love of his life Sally Jones and they had two sons, Chuck and Jeff. Survivors include; his two sons, Chuck Abrams (Deb), and Jeff Abrams (Susan); two brothers, Tom Abrams (Virginia), and Stan Abrams (Patsy); and a sister, Marilyn McCammon; grandson, Ashley Abrams (Kristy); and a great-g…

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    Nan (Williams) Parker Cardinal

    Nan (Williams) Parker Cardinal, age 83, of Ft. Myers, FL, passed away July 23, 2019. She was born on September 4, 1935, the daughter of Norman & Dorothy (Cheveron) Williams. She is survived by her sons, Jeffrey (Lisa Dayhoff) Parker of Worthington and Gary (Missy) Parker of Ft. Myers, FL; step-daughters, Sherri (Robin) Caballers of Bruceville, Tammy (Jim) Wessel of Jasper and Tracy Haase of Jasper; half- brothers, Tony Williams and Richard Williams; 13 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Nan is preceded in death by her parents; son, Brian Parker; grandson, Josh Parker; brother, Jack Williams and his wife Nancy; step-daughter and son-in-law Sandy and Jim Ellingsworth and her husbands,…

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    Glory D. Daniels

    Glory D. Daniels, 67, of Vincennes, passed away at 2:45 am Friday, September 20, 2019 at Willow Manor. She was born September 10, 1952 in Arkansas to Mozell and Vera Gladys (Young) Timberlake. Glory enjoyed singing. Surviving are her children, Tizzie Timberlake of Colorado Springs, CO, Mary Renee Daniels, Williams Levell Daniels, and LeAnthony Andrew Daniels; her stepmother Gertrude Timberlake of Fort Wayne; and her stepsister, Sylvia Paige of Fort Wayne; along with 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Kenneth Daniels. Graveside services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, September 27, 2019 at Memorial Park Cemetery under the direction of Goodwin…

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    Cecil Ira Petty

    Cecil Ira Petty arrived at his heavenly home on September 19, 2019 at his home.   He was born May 29, 1933 in Epson, IN to Ernest and Ines (Chestnut) Petty. He attended Glendale and Montgomery High School graduating in 1952. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He wed his childhood sweetheart Joyce (Wallace) Petty on September 10, 1952 and she survives. Cecil was a devout Christian and a member of the Bethany Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday Schools Superintendent and treasurer for several years. He also worked as Branch Manager for Farm Bureau Co-op, Montgomery Grain and Feed,…

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    Drew A. Roach

    Drew A. Roach, 23, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday September 18, 2019. He was born on February 16, 1996 in Evansville to Tami J. Prather and Alan J. Roach. Drew enjoyed basketball and watching LeBron James play. He loved his family with all his heart and loved his dog Jack. Drew is survived by his mother Tami Prather of Vincennes; his brother Mitchell York of Florida; his father Alan Roach of Evansville; his maternal grandparents Larry and Sharon Prather; and his paternal grandparents, Larry and Sharon Roach. He is also survived by several aunts, uncles, and cousins.  Friends and family may visit with Drew’s family from 5 pm to…

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    Donna Marie Harker Cozart

    Donna Marie Harker Cozart, age 81, of Vincennes, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 17, 2019. She was born April 29, 1938 in Robinson, Illinois to Harold and Glenna (Alford) Neeley. Donna retired after 32 years aa the Attendance Officer for the Vincennes Community School Corporation. She graduated Magma Cum Laude from St. Mary’s of the Woods College and was a member of Thursday Church and a lifetime member of Sigma Tau Delta.   Donna had a philanthropic spirit as she loved everyone and enjoyed helping the underdog.  A spirit of serving and giving to others played a large part of her life and missions were very important…

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    Mary M. Dunstan

    Mary M. Dunstan, 99, of Vincennes, IN, passed away September 16, 2019, at GentleCare Nursing Home. Mary had worked at K-Mart when it first opened. She had been a church secretary at several churches in Vincennes, and across Indiana, often working with her husband, Rev. John Dunstan, at his various assignments in the Presbyterian Church. She is survived by her childen, Peggy J. Hensley and her husband, Harold, of Vincennes, IN, Patty Dunstan of Bruceville, IN, Betty Perry of Mooresville, IN, J. David Dunstan and his wife, Janet of Greenwood, IN, and Thomas R. Dunstan of Bruceville, IN; her grandchildren, Jason Dunstan of MI, and Jonathon Hitt of Tuscon, AZ;…

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    Larry E. Parish

    Larry E. Parish, 79, passed away at 10:40 pm on September 16, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Larry was born on September 6, 1940 in Vincennes the son of Clifford and Goldie (Southers) Parish. He married Carolyn “Kay” Shafer on March 17, 1962. Larry served his country in the U.S. Marine Corp. and of the Baptist faith. He had been a Construction Superintendent for many years and was also a barber. He retired from Homeland Security as a State Building Inspector.  Larry was a member of the VFW, American Legion, All Weather Firing Squad and the 40 et 8. He was an avid Hamm Radio operator and enjoyed spending time…

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    Mary E. Walls

    Mary E. Walls, 80, passed away at 2:03 am on September 16, 2019 at Eastgate Manor Nursing Home. Mary was born on May 12, 1939 in Bicknell to Tom and Martha Drogich. Mary attended Trinity Gospel Tabernacle and enjoyed art. Survivors include her sons, Kenneth Walls, Jr of Washington, Jeff Walls and his wife Alberta of Washington; sister, Helen Taylor of Kalamazoo, MI; and her grandchildren, Nathan, Ashley and Amanda Walls and Steven Clements and Heather Cox. There will be no public service and Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to assist the walls family with arrangements. On line memories may be shared with Mary’s family and friends at www.goodwinsieversfh.com.

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    Michael D. Cook

    Michael D. Cook, 71, passed away at 3:05 am on September 13, 2019 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. Mike was born on August 23, 1948 in Daviess County the son of Russell and Mary L. (Small) Cook. Mike married Lynn Potts on June 5, 1971 and she preceded him in death on November 5, 2010. Mike served his country in the United States Army and was an engineer for CSX Railroad for several years. He was also a member of the Moose Lodge and enjoyed meeting with his railroad retirement group every month at Ponderosa. Survivors include his daughter, Cristina L. Stone and her husband Bret of Centerville, TN;…

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    Linda Hancock

    Linda C. Hancock, 77, of Vincennes, passed away at 1:12 pm Saturday, September 14, 2019 at GentleCare of Vincennes. She was born March 14, 1942 in Vincennes to Clarence “Buck” and Cora (Greemore) Ivers. Linda enjoyed stitching, cooking, and gardening. She loved her home and enjoyed raising her children and grandchildren in her home as their family and friends were always welcomed there where she cooked meals for them among other things. Surviving are her children, Jennifer Jones Lee of Wheatland, Jerry Jones and his wife Becky of Monroe City, Johnna Shepard and her husband Gene of Monroe City, and Brock Hancock and his wife Brenda of Wheatland; her grandchildren,…

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    Alicia Ann Caswell

    Alicia Ann Caswell, age 33 of Vincennes went peacefully to be with the Lord with family and friends at her side.  Alicia courageously fought Leiomyosarcoma, a rare form of cancer, over the last eight years and more recently breast cancer.  To all the fighters and survivors stay strong and fight hard. Alicia was born on June 9, 1986 in Vincennes to Philip Cooper and Julie (Kohorst) Wise. A 2005 graduate of Lincoln High School, she also graduated from Vincennes University and received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Western Governors University.  Alicia worked in the Outpatient Oncology Department at Good Samaritan Hospital where she took pride in caring for her…

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    Marvin Joe Hacker

      Marvin Joe Hacker, 82, of Vincennes, passed away at 5:25 am Friday, September 13, 2019 at his residence. He was born June 26, 1937 in Knox County to Clarence and Elenora (Oexmann) Hacker. Marvin owned and operated H&H Drilling Incorporated drilling water wells for homes, irrigation, and backhoe services. He had previously worked for Bob Wagoner Construction and Ralph Green Construction. Marvin graduated from Decker High School in 1955 and was a member of the St. John Lutheran Church where he had served as Sunday School Superintendent, Treasurer, and a Sunday School teacher, and served his country in the Army Surviving are his wife Donna (Painter) Hacker whom he…

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    Peggy Buchanan

    View Peggy Buchanan Bicknell Peggy L. Buchanan, 50 of Bicknell passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.  Peggy was born September 28, 1968 to the late Bob and Peggy (Clark) Willoughby in Vincennes. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, scrapbooking, and singing along with playing guitar. Peggy leaves behind; daughters, Rebecca Bratcher, Peggy Willoughby, and Triumph Ann Hammers; grandchildren, Maggie and Emie Bratcher, Lillie and Mark Hammers Jr., and Kash…

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    Robert Thorne Downen Sr.

    Robert Thorne Downen Sr., 77, of Wheatland, passed away at 4:35 pm Sunday, September 8, 2019 at GentleCare of Vincennes. He was born October 26, 1941 in Fritchton, Indiana to Sam and Hazel (Thorne) Downen. Robert was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and had been employed by Indiana Farm Bureau in South Bend and Pike County. Robert had been a farmer since 1973 and loved truck driving, traveling, his kids and his dogs. He graduated from Fritchton High School in 1959 and from Michigan State University in 1963 in Grain Elevator Management. Surviving are his wife Carol (Betterly) Downen whom he married on December 22, 1962; his children,…

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    Myrtle V. Bonds

    Myrtle V. Bonds, 89, of Vincennes, IN, passed away September 7, 2019, at Willow Manor. Myrtle had worked as a housekeeper for many years. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church. Surviving are her children, Margaret Harris and Huston Bonds, both of Vincennes, IN; her grandchildren, LaTosha Roberts and Dion Roberts; and six great-grandchildren. Myrtle was the last of her brothers and sisters to pass away. Also preceding her was her husband, Huston Bonds; and her parents, Willie and Gracie (Anderson) Burns, to whom she was born April 12, 1930, in Ripley, TN. Friends may visit with her family on Friday, from 12:00 – 2:00 on Friday, at…

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    Virginia Ruth Carroll

    September 7, 2019 was a beautiful late summer day when Virginia Ruth Carroll went to her heavenly home, surrounded by family.  Virginia was born July 27, 1922 in Washington, Indiana to Ralph and Lura (Colbert) Hart. Lura Hart died in 1926 and Virginia and her brother Louis were adopted and raised by their maternal grandparents Chapman and Liza Colbert. Louis died in a car/bicycle accident January 6, 1938. Virginia graduated from Washington High School and contributed to the WWII war effort by sewing parachutes in a Washington factory and was a member of the Cornettsville United Methodist Church. Claude Dixon (Dick) Carroll (deceased May 13, 1995) met Virginia on a…

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    Wava (Rodgers) Riester

    Wava (Rodgers)  Riester, a longtime resident of Washington, IN passed away Friday the 6th of September at 6:36pm. She was at home with family when she passed. Born June 11, 1920 to William and Shiloh (Gilley) Rodgers in Alfordsville, IN. She married Joseph F Riester on October 3, 1936. Wava became a member of the First Baptist Church at the age of 16 and participated in quilting with other members. She also loved playing cards with her friends, socializing and loved her community. Wava was proceeded in death by her beloved husband Joseph F Riester, sons Ronald Riester and Phillip Riester, sisters Agnus, Katherine, Opal, Geneva and Mona, brothers Oris,…