Nathan Edward Rust, 34

Nathan Edward Rust, 34, passed away after a strong and brave battle with cancer on May 13, 2024. He was born on August 2, 1989, to Ron E. Rust and Gretchen M. (Olinger) Rust in Huntingburg, Indiana. Nathan graduated from Southridge High School and attended the University of Southern Indiana. He then worked as an inside…

Ruth Ann Beck, 96, Jasper

Ruth Ann Beck, 96, of Jasper, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Thursday, May 16, 2024, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Ruth was born in Jasper on March 11, 1928, to Henry and Eleanor (Lechner) Stenftenagel.  She married Maurice Beck on September 21, 1948, in St. Joseph Catholic Church.  He preceded her in…

James L. “Jim” Verkamp, 72, Schnellville

James L. “Jim” Verkamp, 72, of Schnellville, passed away at 12:54 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2024. Jim was born on February 4, 1952, in Huntingburg, Ind., to Hubert and Lucille (Theising) Verkamp.   He married Mary Schroering on June 12, 1976, in St. Peter Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine, Ind. He was a member of…

Marilyn B. Gray, 84, Jasper

Marilyn B. Gray, 84, of Jasper, peacefully went to be with the Lord at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, April 13, 2024, at her home. She was surrounded by her children /family. Marilyn was born in Ferdinand on November 29, 1939, to her parents, Aloysius (Olly) and Mary Ida (Bredhold) Weyer. She graduated from the Academy…

Rosetta M. Risley, 88, Jasper

Rosetta M. Risley, 88, of Jasper, passed away on May 11, 2024, at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born June 9, 1935, in Velpen to Leroy and Lula Mae (Winkler) Risley.  As a child, Rosetta attended Spraggins Church. She enjoyed playing cards.  She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Bobby…

Virginia Ellen Barnett, 75, Petersburg

Virginia Ellen Barnett, 75, of Petersburg, passed away on May 12, 2024, at Brickyard Healthcare Center in Petersburg. She was born July 16, 1948, in Dubois County to Jesse Wallace Barnett and Anna Mae (Chambers) Barnett.  Virginia loved her feline friend, Billie, and country music, especially Trace Atkins.  She enjoyed puzzles, sudoku, crosswords and knitting. …