Our Obituaries

Vincent P. Mullen

November 2, 1920 - April 18, 2012

Vincent P. Mullen, 91, of Evansville passed away Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at Parkview Care Center. He was a Veteran of World War II and member of the Disabled American Veterans. He retired from Briggs Transportation in 1982 and was a member of Local Teamsters #215. Vincent was a charter member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Owls, Germania Maennerchor and the Eagles. He loved to dance and...
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Olivia Helfert Glass

February 19, 1918 - April 17, 2012

Olivia (Helfert) Glass, 94, of Evansville died Tuesday April 17, 2012 at Deaconess Hospital. Olivia was of the Catholic Faith and retired from Koch Label. She enjoyed cooking and spending time with family. She also enjoyed her close friends at Buck's Tavern. She is survived by a son William (Imogene) Glass of Evansville, IN and daughter Darlene Boop of Rockport, IN; 4 Grandchildren, 19 Great...
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Lois Douglass

September 28, 1921 - April 13, 2012

Sister Lois Douglass, age 90, died April 13, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Sister Lois was born on September 28, 1921, in Sturgis, South Dakota. She was one of four children born to Gertrude and Stacy Douglass. She was 55 years vocation. Sister Lois grew up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and thereafter moved to Chicago, Illinois. In 1955, she entered the Daughters of Charity...
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John T. Matz

January 1, 1913 - October 15, 2011

John T. Matz, 98, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, October 15, 2011 at his home. He was employed at Servel and retired as a carpenter and a farmer. John was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by his son Thomas A. Matz. John is survived by his wife of 68 years Emma; daughter, Pauline Marsh...
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Howard acirc;€œFox” Case

December 12, 1939 - October 12, 2011

Howard "Fox" Case, 71, of Evansville passed away Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital. He owned and operated Case Roofing until he retired in2004. He and Margie helped raise many foster children through out the years. Fox was preceded in death by his son Danny Whitsell; parents Margaret and Harvey Case; brother Charles Clayton Case and sister Patricia Lou Goody. He is survived by...
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Mark A. Wargel

July 23, 1959 - October 6, 2011

Mark A. Wargel, 52, of Evansville passed away Thursday October 6, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital. He was a loving husband and father. He was a graduate of Mt. Vernon High School in 1977. Mark was employed at Keller Crescent for 34 years, where he was past social committee member and Union Steward. He was a member of Corpus Christi Catholic Church where he served on the property commission and was...
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Sunny Gail Keasling

August 24, 1964 - September 15, 2011

Sunny Gail Keasling, 47, of Evansville, passed away on Thursday, September 15, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital. She is survived by her daughters Tonia Wallace and Jessica Keasling, grandchildren Dakota Davis and Skylar Nix, mother Faye Jones, and sister Kelly Jones all of Evansville. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 18, 2011 at Ziemer Funeral Home Central Chapel,...
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Wayne Waide

July 28, 1941 - August 31, 2011

Wayne Waide, 70, of Evansville passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Deaconess Hospice Care. Wayne also known as "Hammerhead" retired from the EVSC where he was lead mechanic and relief driver. Wayne was preceded on death by his parents Edwin and Winona (Dart) Waide; sister Mary Wanda Walker; brothers Roger Lee Waide, Preston Waide and Joey Waide. He is survived by his wife Margaret ...
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Rose Marie Schuler

February 20, 1931 - August 31, 2011

Rose Marie Schuler, 80, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2011 at Good Samaritan Home. She was employed at Indiana Bell, H. H. Schuler Insurance, Hilltop Inn and retired from Morrison's Cafeteria. Rose attended St. Joseph and Good Shepherd Catholic Churches, was past President of St. Joseph PTA and volunteered at their Summer Social. She enjoyed being with her family, gardening,...
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Mary Louise Will

September 21, 1919 - August 27, 2011

Mary Louise Will, 91, of Evansville passed away Saturday August 27, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital. Mary retired from J.C. Penny after 15 years. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and the VFW 1114 Auxiliary. Mary was a loving mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by her husband Gilbert Will in 1987; sister Aline Purdie; and brother Al Deibler. She is...
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Louis B. Haas, Sr.

December 18, 1920 - August 24, 2011

Louis B. Haas, Sr., 90, of Evansville passed away Wednesday August 24, 2011 at Pine Haven Nursing Home. He was born December 18, 1920 to William Cullen Haas and Jeanette (Hoeppel) Haas. He was a graduate of F.J. Reitz High School. During his service to our country he witnessed the horrors of Nazi Germany, where he was a foot soldier in the 65th Infantry. Mr. Haas completely and successfully...
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Chad Aaron Cox

March 29, 1971 - August 10, 2011

Chad Aaron Cox, 40, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2011 at St. Mary's Medical Center. He is survived by his brothers; David Robertson and Ryan Cox; sisters; Rita Schroer, Donna Robertson and Sharon Ramos, nieces and nephews; Kerri and Loren Durbin, Daryn O'Dell, Morgan Cox, Erik Ramos, Tyler Robertson, Isaac Schroer, great-nephew, Kaison Ward. Visitation will be 10:00 –...
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William Newton Cooper

July 19, 1920 - July 13, 2011

William Newton Cooper, 90, of Evansville, passed away July 13, 2011, at his home surrounded by family and loving caregivers. He was born July 19, 1920, in Cadiz, KY. In 1967, he married Diana Bacon. They enjoyed their many trips together visiting various places around the world. In the early years of his working career he worked in personnel at Whirlpool later going to Hoosier Cardinal to...
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Ronald Crowe

May 23, 1940 - July 10, 2011

Ronald Crowe, 71, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, July 10, 2011 at Westpark Rehabilitation Center. He served in the US Air Force during the Vietnam War and retired in 2007 from TJ Maxx after 20 years. Ron was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church where he was a member of the Cash Group. He enjoyed reading, watching old westerns, listening to opera and classical music. Ron is preceded in...
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Randy Lee Bastain

July 6, 1975 - July 4, 2011

Randy Lee Bastain, 35, of Evansville passed away Monday, July 4, 2011. He was a supervisor in the thermoforming department at Berry Plastics for 11 years. Randy is survived by his wife Cynthia Bastain; sons Blake Lee Bastain of Evansville and Eric Lee Scott of Covington, KY; step children Erin Worman, Cassandra Worman and Brandy Worman of Evansville; mother Gloria Lance of Evansville; father...
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Anna M. Huett

November 8, 1928 - July 3, 2011

Anna M. Huett, 82, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. She worked as a librarian at Yale University, Willard Library and Central Library. She had many occupations and was a Jack-of-All-Trades. She especially enjoyed working with computers and being on the internet. Anna truly loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her children, grandchildren...
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Larry Joe Chamberlain

February 9, 1946 - June 17, 2011

Larry Joe Chamberlain, 65, passed away Friday, June 17, 2011 at his home. Larry a native of Evansville was born February 9, 1946 to Audrey and Martha. He attended North High School. After High School, he enlisted in the U. S. Army, serving in Vietnam for 13 months. Larry had many interests; he enjoyed watching "IU" and "KY" basketball, fishing, doing body work, and painting cars. He was an avid ...
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Agnes Caffarel

December 22, 1924 - May 28, 2011

Sister Agnes Caffarel, age 86, died on 5-28-11 at 6:30 p.m. CDT at Seton Residence in Evansville, Indiana. Sister Agnes was born on December 22, 1924 in Dallas, Texas. She was one of six children to Irene and Ernest B. Caffarel. Sister Agnes attended Our Lady of Good Counsel High school in Dallas, and in 1943 she received a teaching certificate from Our Lady of Victory College in Fort Worth,...
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Gladys Powell

February 5, 1918 - May 26, 2011

Gladys Powell passed away surrounded by members of her loving family on Thursday, May 26, 2011 in Evansville, Indiana. She was born on February 5, 1918, in Evansville, Indiana. A lifelong resident of Vanderburgh County, Gladys was the third of four children born to Charles and Olive (Reynolds) Coughlin. Both of her parents descended from 1860s families in Evansville. A Frances J. Reitz High...
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Charles Majors, Jr.

November 9, 1927 - May 20, 2011

Charles Majors, Jr., 83 of Evansville, passed away Friday May 20, 2011 at his residence. Charles worked for Delbert Peach Construction for over 30 years retiring in 1987. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and going out to eat with his family. Charles is survived by his brother Robert E. Majors of Evansville, granddaughter, Connie Evans of Chandler, Nieces; Doris Jean Flowers of Newburgh, Sarah...
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JoAnn Hatfiled

February 14, 1943 - May 4, 2011

JoAnn Hatfiled, 68, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday May 4, 2011 at her home. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and a Foster Parent. She worked for ARA Food Services and catered out of her home. JoAnn was an avid bowler and enjoyed gardening. She was preceded in death by her parents Ernest and Rose Norrington. JoAnn is survived by her daughters Jeannette Knowles and husband...
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John I. Cummins

July 29, 1930 - April 28, 2011

John I. Cummins, 80, of Princeton, passed away Thursday April 28, 2011 at his home. He retired from Potter and Brumfield and was a member of First Baptist Church in Princeton, IN. John was preceded in death by his wife Jimmie Sue and grandson Johnathan Cummins. He is survived by his son Mark Cummins and wife Shelly of Princeton; daughter Suzette Devereaux and husband Brad of Golden, CO;...
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Susan Keller

December 16, 1958 - April 26, 2011

Susan Keller, 52, of Wadesville, passed away Tuesday April 26, 2011 at Kindred Hospital in Louisville, KY. Susan's love for life enabled her to continue and be strong for her family through decades of illness. She exemplified selflessness and was an inspiration for everyone she came into contact with. Susan was a graduate of San Diego State University in Engineering and was a member of the...
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Mary Josephine Benoit

January 20, 1920 - April 26, 2011

Sister Mary Josephine Benoit, age 91, died on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Seton Residence in Evansville, Ind. She was born on January 1, 1920, in Detroit, Mich. Sister Mary Josephine was one of two children born to Homer and Mary (Bell) Benoit. She had earned a three-year degree in nursing and was working at St. Joseph Hospital in Dearborn, Mich., when she became acquainted with the Daughters...
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Marcia Lee King

September 4, 1941 - April 18, 2011

Marcia Lee King, 69, of Evansville passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 at Deaconess Medical Center. She was a polio victim at 18 months old, on an iron lung for 35 years and on a ventilator for the last 23 years. Visitation will be from 4:30 – 7:30 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at Ziemer Funeral Home Central Chapel, 626 N. First Ave., Evansville, IN 47710 and continue Wednesday from 9:30 - 10...
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Sadonia "Becki" L. Bell

December 26, 1940 - April 18, 2011

Sadonia "Becki" L. Bell, 70, of Evansville, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011 at VNA Charlier Hospice. She was a graduate of Deaconess Nursing School in 1961 and was a Registered Nurse at St. Mary's Medical Center of 24 years. Becki was preceded in death by her sister Mary Lou Carr. She is survived by her husband of 47 years Clifford; sons Christopher Bell of Indianapolis, Casey...
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Rachel E. Swain

January 24, 1926 - March 26, 2011

Rachel E. Swain, 85 of Evansville, passed away Saturday, March 26, 2011 at her residence. She is survived by her son Michael A. Tyring (Debbie) of Griffin, IN, and David E. Tyring of Panama Beach, FL, daughter, Sherry Walker, of Evansville, brother, Charles W. Rawlins of Evansville, 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband...
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Bennie Jane Darnell

May 12, 1925 - March 12, 2011

Bennie Jane (Mull) Darnell, 85 of Evansville, IN passed away Saturday, March, 12, 2011, at her home. Bennie worked for Bernardin Bottle Cap Company as a press operator in the 60's, and for Indian Archery in the 40's. She is the ultimate meaning of Mother and Grandmother. She is survived by daughters; LaVerne (Dan) Odom of Newburgh, and Kathryn Folz (Ed) of Evansville, and six grandchildren;...
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Loren Broderhausen

December 28, 1911 - February 14, 2011

Loren Broderhausen, 99, of Evansville passed away Monday February 14, 2011 at Golden Living Center –Woodlands. Loren was born on December 28, 1911 in Knox County, IN to Carl and Katherine Broderhausen and grew up in Englefield, IN. He was employed by Feldman bakery in Evansville and was a self employed mechanic for over 25 years. He worked as a mechanic at Bachman Buick and Parson's Food...
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Barbara Lee Myers

December 13, 1929 - February 10, 2011

Barbara Lee (Miller) Myers, 81, of Evansville passed away Thursday, February 10, 2011 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center. She retired from Zenith Corp. after 30 years of service. Barb attended New Horizons and Christian Fellowship Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who loved spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents Ike and Susie...
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Anna Jo Pease

November 24, 1926 - February 8, 2011

Anna Jo Pease, 84, passed away on Tuesday, February 8, 2011 at the Waters of New Castle, New Castle IN. She was born Nov. 24, 1926 in Evansville, IN, the daughter of the late Steven and Rose Clark. She leaves 3 children, sons Richard Pease and wife Britt of Jacksonville, FL, Carl L. Pease and wife Lana of Winslow, IN; daughter Karen "Jody" Stewart and companion Dennis Peck of New Castle, IN; 4...
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Bernadette Jean

December 27, 1915 - January 19, 2011

Bernadette (Memmer) Jean, 95, of Evansville passed away Wednesday January 19, 2011 at Angel River Nursing Home. She will be sorely missed by her loving family Bonnie Norton and husband Henry of Boonville, Alan Jean and wife Linda of Washington, MO, Mary Kay Neely and husband Chuck of Washington, MO, Ruthie Franssen and husband Dan of Washington, MO, Joan Inkenbrandt and husband Alan of...
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Charmayne Greene

February 7, 1953 - January 14, 2011

Charmayne (Kemp) Greene, 57 of Evansville. Charmayne was called home by her Lord on January 14, 2011. Charmayne loved the Lord with her whole heart. She was a devoted mother to her three sons. Charmayne was a member of the Evansville West Side Seventh – day Adventist Church where she worshipped the Lord and enjoyed the fellowship of all her Church Family. Charmayne will be missed by all...
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Janice D. Curtis

April 5, 1945 - January 12, 2011

Janice D. Curtis, 65, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday January 12, 2011 at Angel River Health and Rehab Center. She loved to read, the St. Louis Cardinals, enjoyed going to Casino Aztar and spending time with her grandchildren. Janice is survived by her daughters Rhonda Carter and husband Wayne of Boonville, Becky Curtis and fiancé Kenny Robey of Evansville, Jamie Tooley and...
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Mary E. Rentchler

September 16, 1923 - January 11, 2011

Mary E. Rentchler, 87, of Evansville passed away Tuesday January, 11, 2011 at Core Nursing Center. She is preceded in death by her husband Alvin; sister Christine Kuhr; brothers William and James Blair; parents William R. Blair and Virginia M. Fierce. Mary is survived by her sisters Dorothy Thomas of Evansville, Mildred Hoitt of Brandon, FL, Thelma Brinkman of Cedar Falls, IA; many nieces and...
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Mary Lou Klein

November 13, 1948 - January 5, 2011

Mary Lou Klein, 62, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday January 5, 2011 at Deaconess Hospital. She worked in the dietary department at Old National Bank and later at the Bistro and Firefly restaurants and she was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. Mary Lou is survived by her husband of 38 years Larry R. Klein; son Larry C. Klein and his wife Jennifer of Cerita, Brazil; grandchildren Lucas...
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Carolyn Marie Parrish

July 15, 1912 - December 8, 2010

Carolyn Marie (Lee) Parrish, 98, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday December 8, 2010 at River Pointe Health Center. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, it's Ladies Club, Little Sisters of the Poor Auxiliary and Daughters of Isabella. Carolyn enjoyed crafts and playing cards. Carolyn was preceded in death by her husband George E. Parrish in 1966; twin sister Catherine Boardman;...
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Mark Seibert

March 7, 1972 - December 1, 2010

Mark W. Seibert, 38, of Evansville passed away Wednesday December 1, 2010 at Deaconess Hospital. He was an employee of Powerline Freight as a truck driver and a member of the Catholic Faith. Mark enjoyed working with classic cars, hot rods and watching classic movies. Mark was preceded in death by his father Alfred J. Seibert. He is survived by his mother Mildred Ann Seibert of Evansville;...
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George E. Muensterman

May 22, 1927 - November 30, 2010

George E. Muensterman, 83, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at his home. He was a carpenter and a member of Carpenters Union Local 90. George was a US Marine Veteran serving in WWII and Korean Wars. He helped build the Korean War Memorial Monument in Evansville. George is a member of the VFW 1114, St. Benedict Cathedral and was very active in the Bingo Association. He...
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Christine Kuhr

December 15, 1929 - November 24, 2010

Christine Kuhr, 80, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, November 24, 2010 at Woodland Nursing Home. She worked as a RN and health giver for 40 plus years at various nursing homes in Evansville. She was a lifetime member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. She was also a member of Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign war's 1114, Haymakers club, and den leader for Buffalo Trace council for scouting troop...
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Zelma Mae Kemp

June 25, 1934 - November 23, 2010

Zelma Mae (Norrington) Kemp, 76, of Evansville, went home to be with the Lord on November 23, 2010. Zelma was preceded in death by her husband Troy, daughter Christine Cook, and son Danny Kemp. Zelma Married the love of her life, Troy Kemp on May 23rd 1952. They were married 53 years when her beloved husband passed away on March 16th 2005. Zelma was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She...
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Kenneth E. Schmitt

December 20, 1941 - November 9, 2010

Kenneth E. Schmitt, 68, of Evansville passed away Tuesday November 9, 2010 at his home. He retired in 2003 from Inland Paper Board and Packaging after 39 years, he was in the Fraternal Order of the Eagles and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. Kenneth enjoyed fishing, camping and being outdoors. He was considered a "yard sale junkie' by those who knew him. Kenneth was preceded in death...
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Joseph Hulsey

May 31, 1919 - October 16, 2010

91, of Evansville, formerly of St. Phillips, passed away on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at Deaconess Hospice Care. Joe retired from Whirlpool Corporation in 1982 after 42 years of employment. He was a WWII veteran, and a member of St. Phillip Men's Club and the Conservation Club. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Monica, sons Michael Hulsey and wife Carolyn of Boonville, Robert Hulsey...
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Iris Ann Whitman

May 12, 1929 - October 11, 2010

Iris Ann (Bates) Whitman, 81, of Evansville, passed away Monday, October 11, 2010 at Heritage Center. She graduated from Memorial High School in 1947 and from St. Mary's School of Nursing in 1950, retiring after 30 years in a variety of nursing fields. Iris was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church and enjoyed sports of all kinds especially golfing. Iris was preceded in death by her...
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Dorothy Ethel Camp

March 3, 1933 - October 4, 2010

Dorothy Ethel Camp, 77, of Evansville passed away Monday, October 4, 2010 at her home. She was a homemaker and a devoted Baptist. Embroidery was her favorite hobby; she also loved cooking, baking and spending time with her family. Her biggest achievement was always the love and care of her family. Dorothy is survived by daughters Ethel Collins and her husband Darrell, Josie Egan and her...
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Akierah Smith

July 24, 2006 - October 2, 2010

Akierah Smith, 4, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, October 2, 2010 at St. Mary's Medical Center. She was born an angel, showing her family how to love unconditionally. She was always happy, enjoyed going to school and riding the bus. She was involved in many things. Akierah is survived by parents Ron and Sonya Smith; sisters Maraeah Williams, Raeonna Williams, Amiyah Agnew, Ashley Smith;...
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Harold L. Hauschild, Sr.

August 5, 1924 - September 30, 2010

Harold L. Hauschild, Sr., 86, of Evansville, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2010 at VNA Charlier Hospice Center. He was formerly employed with Ziemer Funeral Home and worked with other funeral homes for over 18 years. He then worked for International Harvester, Bendix Westinghouse, Sterling Brewery and retired from General Foods. Harold was preceded in death by his parents John and...
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Lana Thomas

October 7, 1952 - September 26, 2010

Lana (Rohrbacher) Thomas, 57, formerly of Evansville, passed away Sunday, September 26, 2010 at her home surrounded by her family. She is survived by her father Harold Rohrbacher; daughter Staci Southwood of Florida; granddaughter Ashley Southwood of Florida; 2 sisters Kay (Dickie) Miller of Boonville, Robin (Richard) Shelton of Evansville; 2 nieces and 5 nephews. Visitation will be held...
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Joyce O. Winiger

May 6, 1935 - September 16, 2010

Joyce O. (Rauch) Winiger, 75, of Evansville, died on Thursday, September 16, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital. Joyce was born on May 6, 1935 in Covington, KY to Foster and Bertha (Finke) Rauch. She had worked for AT&T Long Distance in Cincinnati where she met her husband Bob. They moved to Evansville in November of 1957. She later worked at Kuester's Town Center and the Catholic Diocese of...
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Jerome Schneider

September 6, 1920 - July 28, 2010

Jerome (Jerry) W. Schneider, 89, died peacefully July 28, 2010, surrounded by his family. He was born September 6, 1920 in Armstrong, Indiana, in a room above the Armstrong General Store. He was a life-long farmer and gardener, and true to his German heritage. In his later years, he was an avid weather observer and enjoyed sitting by the picture window watching nature and passers-by in the...
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Frances B. Schaffstein

August 11, 1918 - July 21, 2010

Frances Schaffstein, 91, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2010, at Heritage Center Holiday Village. Ms. Schaffstein was born August 11, 1918 in Evansville, IN. She retired from the Federal government –Department of Commerce Census Bureau, Jeffersonville, IN in 1982. She was also a member of St. Anthony's Catholic Church, 50 year member of Daughters of Isabella National, and...
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Josephine Tarquini D.C.

February 20, 1910 - July 16, 2010

Sister Josephine Tarquini, D.C. Sister Josephine Tarquini, age 100, died at 8:30 p.m. on July 16, 2010. Sister Josephine was born on February 20, 1910, in Italy. When she was only five years old, Sister lost all of her family during an earthquake in that country. She was trapped for days and was adopted by her rescuers, Umberto and Agnes Mellen (Kent) Olivieri. At the age of 74, her father...
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Anna Lois Payton

November 28, 1924 - July 2, 2010

Anna "Lois" (Ralph) Payton, 86, of Evansville, passed away Friday, July 2, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital Lois was a homemaker and a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She was a loving mother who took great care of her family. Lois is survived by her sons, Michael Payton and wife Brenda, , Bruce Payton and wife Sue, Brad Payton and wife Kim, and Chris Payton and wife Kathy, all of Evansville;...
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Charles Ray Brown

October 26, 1946 - June 27, 2010

Charles Ray Brown, 63, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010. Charles was a graduate of North High School. He worked with George Koch and Sons for 10 years and for the past 30 years worked for PGW, which was formally PPG. He was also a Veteran from the U.S. Army where he served in Germany. Charles enjoyed electronics and was called the doctor of machines. He was loved by his family and friends, and...
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Urban T. Gilles

May 19, 1922 - June 23, 2010

Urban T. Gilles, 88, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, June 23, 2010, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He retired from Whirlpool and was a member of the Whirlpool Retirees Club. He had been a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in the county for more than 30 years, and is currently a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, SWIRCA, and the American Legion Funkhouser Post 8. Urban worked for...
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Gary M. Wainman

April 10, 1937 - June 21, 2010

On Monday, June 21, 2010, Gary M. Wainman, our loving husband, dad, grandpa and great grandpa went home to be with his Lord and Savior. He will be remembered for his abounding love for his family and others. Gary retired from Chrysler Corporation in Fenton, MO in 1987 after 33 years. He served as the president of UAW Local 136 and after retiring he was the chairman of the UAW Local 136 Retirees...
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Jill Ann York

July 21, 1955 - June 14, 2010

Jill Ann York 54, of Evansville, IN, passed away Monday, June 14, 2010, at St. Mary's Medical Center. Jill formerly was employed at Arc Industries and was a member of Bethel Temple Community Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, daughter and sister and will be missed by all. She is survived by twin sons, Pat York and wife Allison, of Ashland, KY; and Mike York and wife Denita, of...
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John A. Branch

October 19, 1925 - June 2, 2010

John A. Branch 84, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital Hospice Unit. He was born in Chrisney, IN, to Ben and Pauline Branch in 1925. John graduated from Rockport High School in 1942 where he played baseball, basketball and football. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the Army Air Force. When the war was over and he returned home, he and his brother, Al, opened and operated The...
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Randall Lee Broadbent

September 13, 1967 - May 29, 2010

Randall Lee Broadbent 42, of Evansville, passed away on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Garden Villa Nursing Home in Bedford, IN. He is survived by his sister, Sharon Rae Kennedy (Jerry) of Evansville, brother John M. Broadbent (Sue) of Evansville, nephews Dan, Drew, and Jason Broadbent and James Warner. He is preceded in death by his parents, John and Rita Broadbent, and sisters Jackie Broadbent,...
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Mary Stella Aquilina

April 5, 1920 - May 27, 2010

Sister Mary Stella Aquilina, age 80, died on Thursday, May 27, 2010, at Seton Residence in Evansville, Ind. She was born on January 14, 1930, in Detroit, Mich. Sister Mary Stella was one of four daughters born to Joseph and Ellen Mary (Portenier) Aquilina. She had completed a bachelor's in education at the University of Detroit, before joining the Daughters of Charity on December 30, 1951. ...
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Jesse Hendricks, Jr.

March 13, 1925 - May 9, 2010

Jesse Hendricks, Jr. 85, of Evansville, passed away on Sunday, May 9, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital. Jesse was a veteran of WWII and a member of VFW #1114. He was employed at Bucyrus Erie for 33 years and attended Bethel Temple. Jesse was an avid fisherman and loved spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He is survived by daughter, Paula Riney and husband Rick;...
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Rosemary C. Hewig

August 9, 1915 - May 1, 2010

Rosemary C. Hewig 94, of Evansville, passed away on Saturday, May 1, 2010 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Rosemary retired from Arkla Industries in 1984 after 26 years of employment. She was a life long member of Christ the King Catholic Church. She is survived by her son, James W. Hewig and Becky of Evansville, brother, William Arnold, and sister-in-law Dora Arnold both of Evansville, niece...
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Joseph Paul Rayoum

April 15, 1948 - April 25, 2010

Joseph Paul Rayoum 62, of Evansville, passed away on Sunday, April 25th, at St. Mary's Hospital. Joseph was formerly employed with ARC Industries for over 25 years. He participated in the Special Olympics and was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church. He is survived by his sister-in-laws; Helen Caputo of St. Phillips, Marie Rayoum, Cecelia Jarboe, Tina Caputo, Karen Daniel, all of...
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Josephine M. Muensterman

December 4, 1930 - April 12, 2010

Josephine M. Wolf Muensterman 79, of Evansville, passed away on Monday, April 12, 2010, at her residence. Josephine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a member of St. Benedict Cathedral and the Ladies Auxiliary, VFW Post 1114, and enjoyed playing bingo. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, George E. Muensterman; daughters, Constance Waller and husband Harris, of...
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Norman E. Wilhite

July 24, 1942 - April 5, 2010

Norman E. Wilhite 67, of Evansville, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2010, at Deaconess Hospice. Norman was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth, of 45 years; daughters, Tina Wilhite, of CA; and Donna Phillips, of Evansville; son, Kenneth Wilhite, of Evansville; 12 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Hurm, of Evansville; and a brother, Raymond...
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Orville Rosser, Jr.

January 22, 1937 - March 31, 2010

Orville "Buddy" Rosser, Jr. 73, of Mt. Vernon, IN, passed away on Tuesday, March 31, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital. Orville retired from Flexsteel after 35 years. He was a member of East Riverside Assembly of God Church in Evansville. Orville was a loving husband and great father who loved to go fishing and camping. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Wanda (Belcher) Rosser; daughters,...
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Mary J. Hoskins

July 4, 1917 - March 16, 2010

Mary F. (Winterman) Hoskins Mary F. (Winterman) Hoskins, 92, of Evansville, passed away on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, at West Park Rehabilitation Center. Mary was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, the St. Anthony Senior Citizens Club, and the Altar Society. She was a cook for St. Anthony School cafeteria and Convent. Mary had a great love for animals, caring for neighborhood animals with...
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Sonya Lorene Osborne

December 30, 1965 - March 15, 2010

Sonya Lorene Osborne, 44, of Evansville, passed away on Monday, March 15, 2010, at IU Medical Center in Indianapolis. Sonya was a secretary and bookkeeper for several Evansville area businesses. She is survived by her mother, Donna Johnson of Tallahassee, , FL; her father, Billie Carter of Parachute, CO; a son, Raymond Osborne of Evansville; a grandson, Blake Osborne of Evansville; her fianc...
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Mary L. Whitney

June 7, 1933 - March 8, 2010

Mary L. (Sloat) Whitney Age 76, of Evansville, passed away peacefully with her family at her side on Monday, March 8, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital Main Campus after a short and brave battle with cancer. Mary had worked for 31 years at the Evansville-Vanderburgh School Corporation where she was Cafeteria Manager for several years, finally retiring as a Custodian in 1995. She was a member of the...
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Barbara Ann Katherine Egan

July 8, 1934 - February 15, 2010

Barbara Ann Katherine Egan 75, of Evansville, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2010, at Deaconess Hospital. Barbara formerly worked for Zenith Corporation and Hudson Valley. She was an Associate Member of Navy Mothers and was a member of First Baptist Church where she sang in the choir. Barbara is survived by brothers, Charles T. Egan; and Donald Ray Egan, both of Evansville; nieces and...
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George W. Meeks

September 10, 1933 - February 3, 2010

George W. Meeks 76, of Evansville, passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2010, at Heritage Center Nursing Care. George was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and was devoted to his faith. At. St. Boniface, George served as a Sacristan and Eucharistic minister. George graduated from Mater Dei where he played football and was an avid Mater Dei and Notre Dame sports fan. George was a...
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Doris Ann Gibson

June 30, 1947 - February 1, 2010

Doris Ann Gibson Doris Ann Gibson, 62, of Henderson, KY, died Monday, February 1, 2010, at her home. Doris was a member of Immanuel Baptist Temple. She enjoyed flowers, fishing, and being with her family. She is survived by sons: Michael Oliver Lawson of Evansville, Robert A. Lawson of Jasper, and Billy Ray Gibson of Evansville; daughters Brenda Lee Riddle of Evansville, Jettye Sue Crowley...
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Paul D. Lyell, Sr.

April 11, 1958 - January 28, 2010

Paul D. Lyell, Sr. Age 51, of Evansville, passed away on Thursday, January 28, 2010, at his residence. Paul graduated from North Posey High School in 1976. He was a welder fabricator for Structural Fabricators in Evansville. Paul attended St. Boniface Church. He enjoyed the outdoors, camping, ATV riding, and gardening and was a big NHRA fan, especially for John Force. Paul also was a big...
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Martin J. Doherty

December 6, 1911 - January 16, 2010

Martin J. "Bud" Doherty, 98, of Evansville, passed away on Saturday, January 16, 2010, at the VNA Charlier Hospice Center. Bud attended Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois. He retired in 1973 after 33 years of service with the Internal Revenue Service in Southern Illinois. He served as a captain in WWII, in the European Theatre and was a member of the VFW 1114 and the American Legion....
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J. G. Stokes

August 21, 1937 - January 10, 2010

J. G. Stokes 72, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2010, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. J.G. worked at Williams Company in Mt. Vernon, IN, and retired from Pepsi General Bottling after 20 years. He was a member of Local 215 Teamsters Union and loved spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren. He was survived by his sons, Charles Stokes...
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Olivia M. Head

October 10, 1916 - January 5, 2010

Olivia "Elpers" Head 93, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Tuesday, January 5, 2010, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. Olivia with her husband Holbert were former owner of Head's TV & Appliance Center. She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church. Olivia was a wonderful mother to her 13 children and a loving grandmother, great grandmother, and great, great grandmother. She will be...
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Kenneth B. Leimgruber

August 10, 1919 - December 30, 2009

Kenneth B. Leimgruber 90, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital. Kenneth was a graduate in Chemical Engineering from the University of Evansville and was Director, Manufacturing, of Engineering at Whirlpool Corporation for 33-1/2 years, retiring in 1983. He was a Board member of the Heritage Retired United Way Industrial Foundation, served on...
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Delores Mae Smith

January 17, 1939 - December 27, 2009

Delores Mae Smith Known as Boots to family and friends, 70, died on Sunday, December 27, 2009, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Oakland City, IN. Delores enjoyed sewing and doll making and loved being with her many friends and family. She is survived by her sons, Ricky J. Smith and wife Mona, of Oakland City, IN; and Danny Lou Smith, of Evansville, IN; granddaughters, Jamie Sahloff and...
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Eugene W. Kinney

March 22, 1923 - December 19, 2009

Eugene W. Kinney 86, of Evansville, IN, passed away on December 19, 2009, after a brief illness in Mansfield, OH. Eugene retired from Whirlpool in 1985. Eugene is survived by his daughters, Donna Akuchie and husband Rev. El, of Mansfield, OH; and Jo Ann Brown, of Terre Haute, IN; brother, Elmer Kinney, of Owensboro, KY; sister, Joyce, of Louisville, KY; son, Larry Kiney, of Nashville, TN;...
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Melissa J. Griest

June 16, 1968 - December 14, 2009

Melissa J. Griest 41, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Monday, December 14, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital. Melissa was a member of Mill Road Baptist Church and a homemaker. She enjoyed her family and friends. Melissa is survived by her husband, John Griest; daughter, Brittney Griest; sons, Jacob Griest and David Pruden, both of Evansville, IN; and Joseph Griest of Crofton, KY; Granddaughter,...
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Donald Wallace Mccallister

September 17, 1948 - December 8, 2009

Donald Wallace McCallister 61, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at his residence. Donald worked as Head of the Maintenance Dept. for the Martin Group and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He is survived by son, Troy Meyers; daughter, Kari Shadrick; son, Joseph Kelly; daughter, Lacey McCallister, all of Evansville, IN; 3 grandchildren, Katelyn, Shane, and Luvina...
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Rosa M. Horton

January 21, 1937 - November 28, 2009

Rosa M. Horton Rosa M. Horton, 72, of Evansville, IN, went home to be with the Lord on November 28, 2009, at 6:28 am at Deaconess Hospital with her family by her side after a long fight with Diabetes and heart and kidney failure. Rosa was a very devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She loved spending time with her family and playing with her grandchildren and great...
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Dorothy Ann Leimgruber

March 17, 1922 - November 28, 2009

Dorothy Ann Leimgruber, 87, of Evansville, passed away on Saturday, November 28, 2009, at her home. She was a lifetime member of St. Lucas UCC and member of the Mary Martha Sunday school class. Dorothy was in her bridge club for over 60 years and was a past member and served on the board of the Evansville Musicians Club, and was a member of the Philharmonic Guild. Dorothy attended Evansville...
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Rose M. Cavins

December 18, 1941 - November 4, 2009

Rose M. Cavins, 65, died Wednesday, November 4, 2009, at her home. She retired from Wal-Mart in sales and had worked at Indian Industries. She was a member of VFW 1114 Ladies Auxiliary and enjoyed reading and spending time with her grandchildren. Rose is survived by her son, Jerry Cavins and his wife, Laura; daughter, Charlotte Schmitt and husband, Mark, and Terry Cavins and his wife, Kim;...
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Edward F. Galloway III

December 13, 1951 - October 31, 2009

Edward F. Galloway, III 57, of Evansville, IN, passed away on Saturday, October 31, 2009, at his home. Edward was a disabled Veteran, after serving in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War (1971 – 1975). Edward was a member of the VFW 1114 and attended Emanuel Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Donna, of 37 years; daughter, Jolene Galloway, of Evansville, IN; father, Edward ...
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Darrell J. Higgins

January 14, 1939 - October 22, 2009

10/22/2009 Darrell J. Higgins 70, of Evansville, IN, passed away on October 22, 2009, at Woodbridge Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center after an extended illness. Darrell was a 1957 graduate of North High School. He had played on the first basketball team fielded by the Huskies during the 1956-'57 season. Later, he officiated softball games for several years in the Evansville Public...
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Marie Agnes Gebhardt

April 4, 1920 - October 16, 2009

Marie Agnes (Greminger) Gebhardt, age 89, of Evansville, died Friday, October 16th, 2009, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She was active in the P.T.A. as her children grew up. She took a special interest in her grandchildren, and was a constant gardener. Surviving are her daughters, Jeanne Bornefeld, her husband Gary, of Fort Wayne, and son Ronald...
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Robert Lee Northerner

July 24, 1928 - October 11, 2009

Robert Lee Northerner 81, of Evansville, IN, passed away on October 11, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital. Bob was a graduate of Evansville Central High School where he presided as President of the Student Government. He played basketball at Central taking his team to the State Final Four his Senior year. After high school, Bob served in the United States Army as a paratrooper in Japan and played...
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Marty R. Harper

March 26, 1969 - October 3, 2009

Marty R. Harper Marty R. Harper, 40, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, October 3, 2009, at St. Mary's Hospital. Marty was worked at Toyota for 11 years. He is survived by a wife Sharon Harper, son Bryce K. Harper; daughter, Crystal Harper, step-children Jenna and Andrew Cooper, all of Evansville, brothers Pat Harper of Elizabethtown, KY, and Clint Harper of Evansville, sister Linda...
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Frank H. Pepe

March 6, 1927 - October 2, 2009

Frank H. Pepe 82, of Evansville, IN, passed away October 2nd, 2009, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. Frank was the Operation's Manager for General Foods where he retired after 30 years of service. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and was an Army veteran of WWII. He is survived by his former wife, Doreen Pepe who cared for him the last 6 months of his life; daughters, Joanne of...
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Jerry R. Vaughan

July 26, 1917 - October 1, 2009

Jerry R. Vaughan, Jr., beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on October 1, 2009, at the age of 92. He was born on Irish Ridge in Forney, Texas, on July 26, 1917. A member of the Class of 1938, Jerry graduated from Texas A&M University in 1939 with a bachelor of science in petroleum engineering and as a commissioned...
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Stephen L. Heyna

September 16, 1956 - September 25, 2009

Stephen L. Heyna 53, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, September 25, 2009, at Deaconess Hospice Care Center. He is survived by his wife, Jill C. Heyna; sons Charles A. Heyna of Cape Coral, Florida, and Scott M. Heyna of Evansville; step-daughter, Christine S. Fulkerson of Newburgh; and four grandsons. He is also survived by his sister, Ann Hammers, of Evansville; and brothers Robert...
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Richard Moers

May 22, 1934 - September 15, 2009

Richard "Dick" Moers, 75, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2009, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was employed for many years at Art's Glass, and later operated his own Glass Company. Dick served in the National Guard, and attended St. Boniface Catholic Church. He enjoyed playing clabber at Washington Square Mall and vacationing in Florida. Dick is survived by his special...
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M. Jane Adams

August 30, 1932 - August 22, 2009

M. Jane Adams, 76, of Evansville, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2009, at her home. She is survived by sisters, Jerry Tucker and husband, Dan, of Evansville, Colleen Behme and husband, Bob, of Washington, Ind., and Mary Weber of Evansville; brother, Larry "Butch" Adams and wife, Carolyn, of Evansville; and nieces and nephews. Jane was a retired Eastern Airlines ticket agent in Evansville,...
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Martha Hawes

July 30, 1929 - July 31, 2009

Martha Poole Hawes, 80, of Evansville, died Friday, July 31, 2009, at the Cypress Grove Nursing Home. She was a member of Northside Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ for 27 years and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Martha is survived by her daughters, Betty Bruce and husband, Mike, of Dale, Ind., Laura Hamby and husband, Scott, of Evansville; sons, Clyde Hawes of Evansville, David...
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Leslie Owen Thomas

May 25, 1940 - July 17, 2009

Leslie Owen Thomas, 69, of Evansville, passed away Friday, July 17, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital surrounded by his loved ones.Leslie was born in Albion, Ill., and raised in Evansville. He was a truck driver for Meisler Trucking and enjoyed spot shoots, NASCAR, mechanical work and grilling out.He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Thomas of Evansville; a son, David Thomas and wife, Debbie, of...
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Steven R. Rodney

May 25, 1947 - June 26, 2009

Steven R. Rodney, 62, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, at Deaconess Hospital.Steven worked in maintenance and construction and at the Job Corps in Illinois.He was survived by sisters, Ruth Wingfield and husband, Duke, Dixie L. Stevens, Barbara S. Maveety, Darlene F. Holder and husband, Jim Bob, and Tina Jarvis and husband, Larry; and brothers, James A. Rodney Jr, and Miles S....
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John H. Blaize

April 1, 1918 - June 26, 2009

John H. Blaize, 91, of Evansville, passed away on Friday, June 26, 2009, at his home.John worked at the Evansville Main Post Office, and retired in 1981 after 14 years. He also worked at Daylight Feed Mill for several years. He was a member of Christian Fellowship Church. He was also a member of the Scott Township Fire Department. John served in the U.S. Army for 4 1/2 years from 1941 to 1945 in...
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Bettie G. Majors

June 13, 1930 - June 17, 2009

Bettie G. Majors Bettie G. Majors, 79, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at Golden Living Center - Brentwood. She retired in 1992 from McCurdy Healthcare Center, after working for fourteen years as a Dietary Aide and Relief Cook. Prior to the McCurdy, she worked at The Evansville Plating Works. Bettie was a member of Gethsemane Temple and was affiliated with the Healing and...
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Thomas L. Kormelink, Sr.

October 16, 1930 - June 17, 2009

Thomas L. Kormelink, Sr.Thomas L. Kormelink, Sr., 78, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, June 17, 2009, at his residence. He was a 1948 graduate of Reitz High School and then received his degree from the Quality Control School in Atlanta, Georgia. Tom retired after thirty years with Coca-Cola Bottling Company. He was a member of St. Theresa Catholic Church and a charter member of the...
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