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Sandra Kay Popp, 76, Crossville, Ill.

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Sandra Kay Popp, 76, of Crossville, Ill., died Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Oakview Nursing and Rehabilitation in Mt. Carmel, Illinois. She was born July 6, 1947, in Carmi, Illinois,…

Sharon Lou Roettger, 68, Stendal

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Sharon Lou Roettger, 68, of Stendal, passed away on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Deaconess Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky.  She was born February 2, 1956, in Huntingburg to Norman and…

Betty J. Leinenbach, 89, Jasper

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Betty J. Leinenbach, 89, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by her family and her health care providers, who became her friends, on Monday, February 12, 2024, at Legacy Living in…

David P. Tow, 81, Shoals

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David P. Tow, 81, of Shoals, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2024, at Bell Trace, Bloomington. Born November 14, 1942, in Shoals, he was the son of Luther and…

John E. Knust, 67, Schnellville

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John E. Knust, 67, of Schnellville, passed away surrounded by family at 12:55 a.m. on Saturday, February 10, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.  He…

Paul Edward Bevers, 78, Shoals

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Paul Edward Bevers, 78, of Shoals, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at the Veteran’s Hospital in Louisville. Born November 5, 1945, in Terre Haute, he was the son…

Mervin Robert Holt, 69, Shoals

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Mervin R. Holt, 69, of Shoals, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes. Born September 9, 1954, in Shoals, he was the son of Robert…

Marian “Myrna” Lindauer, 81, St. Meinrad

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Marian “Myrna” Lindauer, 81, of St. Meinrad, passed away on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Scenic Hills at The Monastery in Ferdinand. Myrna was the daughter of Francis and Nellie…

Donald ‘Corky’ Dugas, 82, Dale

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Donald ‘Corky’ Dugas, 82, of Dale, died on Friday, February 9, 2024, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. It is important that his family and friends know that he cared, and…

John August Weisheit, 74, Morganfield, Ky.

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John August Weisheit, 74, of Morganfield, Ky., passed away Thursday, Feb. 8, 2024, at his home. He was born September 17, 1949, to the late Lucy and Walter Weisheit in…

Mary Ann LaRoche, 74, Huntingburg

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Mary Ann LaRoche, 74, of Huntingburg, passed away on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at her home in Huntingburg. She was born October 15, 1949, in Dale to Charles and Louise…

Martha L. Hall, 82, Crystal

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Martha L. Hall, 82, of Crystal, passed away surrounded by family at 9:10 a.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper, Indiana. Martha was born…

Jerry Leon Byers, 82, Gentryville

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Jerry Leon Byers, 82, of Gentryville, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. Jerry was born March 19, 1941, in Chandler to Clifford and Maude…

David Drach, 81, Ferdinand

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David Drach, 81, of Ferdinand, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. David was born March 17, 1942, in Ferdinand to Anthony…
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Charles “Butch” Jones, 74, Holland

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Charles “Butch” Jones, 74, of Holland, passed away on February 5, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born on December 28, 1949, in Harlan…

Larry E. “Sandwich” Bouillon, 74, Jasper

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Larry E. “Sandwich” Bouillon, 74, of Jasper, passed away at 6:37 a.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Larry was born in…

Judith “Judi” A. Blessinger, 63, Owensboro

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Judith “Judi” A. Blessinger, 63, of Owensboro, formerly of Huntingburg, passed away on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at her home in Owensboro. She was born June 18, 1960, in Huntingburg…

Mary Beth Martin, 74, Jasper

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Mary Beth Martin, 74, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by family at 2:01 p.m. on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, at U of L Health Mary and Elizabeth Hospital in Louisville,…

Joyce Ann Fuhrman Jackle, 82, Boone Township

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Joyce Ann Fuhrman Jackle, 82, of Boone Township, passed away February 5, 2024. She was born to the late Elizabeth “Betty” Schnarr Fuhrman and George Henry Fuhrman on January 7,…

Aaron D. Waninger, 43, Tell City

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Aaron D. Waninger, 43, passed away on February 3, 2024. He was a 1999 graduate of Heritage Hills High School and had worked in industrial maintenance. A loving father, Aaron…

David L. Lubbers, 76, Jasper

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David L. Lubbers, 76, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by family on Monday, February 5, 2024, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. Dave was born in Jasper on January…

Brenda S. Bowman, 74, Ferdinand

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Brenda S. Bowman, 74, of Ferdinand, passed away on Monday, February 5, 2024, at Heart to Heart Hospice Center in Evansville. Brenda was born March 22, 1949, in Tell City…

Marcella “Sally” C. Oeding, 91, Huntingburg

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Marcella “Sally” C. Oeding, 91, a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend, of Huntingburg, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2024, at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis, surrounded by family…

Ruth Alice Lohn, 97, Birdseye

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Ruth Alice Lohn, 97, of Birdseye, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at her home. She was born September 22, 1926, in Birdseye to Thomas and Lena (Holzbog) Oxley.  …

Dorothy Ann “Dottie” Brosmer, 97, Jasper

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Dorothy Ann “Dottie” Brosmer, 97, of Jasper, passed away at 5:10 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at St. Charles Health Campus surrounded by family. Dottie was born in St. Meinrad…

Rita F. VonEschen, 60, Dubois

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Rita F. VonEschen, 60, of Dubois, passed away at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2024, at home surrounded by family. Rita was born in Jasper, Indiana, on December 31,…

Andrew “Jack” Gogel, 87, Mariah Hill

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Andrew “Jack” Gogel, 87, of Mariah Hill, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Jack was born September 23, 1936, in Mariah…

Michael L. Day, 75, Dale

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Michael L. Day, 75, of Dale, passed away on Friday, February 2, 2024, at Cypress Grove Nursing Home in Newburgh. Michael was born September 6, 1948, in Evansville to Alvin…

JoAnn L. Lechner, 86, of Jasper

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JoAnn L. Lechner, 86, of Jasper, passed away at 10:19 am on Friday, February 2, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. JoAnn was born in…
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Gabriel Joseph Jones, 18, Petersburg

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Gabriel Joseph Jones, 18, of Petersburg, passed away on February 1, 2024, in Otwell. He was born May 25, 2005, in Jasper. Gabe graduated from Pike Central High School in…
Darla A. Kelly, 58, of Dubois

Darla A. Kelly, 58, Dubois

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Darla A. Kelly, 58, of Dubois, passed away at 12:28 p.m. on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. Darla was born in Indianapolis…
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Dennis Reutman, 84, Ferdinand

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Dennis Reutman, 84, of Ferdinand, passed away on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. Dennis was born August 11, 1939, in Ferdinand to August and Theresa…
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Diane Reutman, 81, Ferdinand

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Diane Reutman, 81, of Ferdinand, passed away on Monday, January 29, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. Diane was born June 23, 1942, in Dale to Oscar…

Larry Lehmkuhler, 75, Hampton, Va.

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On January 29, 2024, we bid a heartfelt farewell to Larry Lehmkuhler. Born on February 18, 1948, in Jasper, Indiana, Larry was the youngest of five boys, born to Casper…

Luella Maxine Sattler, 89, Holland

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Luella Maxine Sattler, 89, of Holland, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2024, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. She was born August 11, 1934, in Heilman, Indiana, to Commodore…

Margie Annette Leonard, 86, Birdseye

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Margie Annette Leonard, 86, Birdseye, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2024.  Margie was a caring wife, mother, sister, and friend. She left this world peacefully in her home.  Margie was…

Joyce Ann (Blessinger) Berg, 71, New Salisbury

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Joyce Ann (Blessinger) Berg, of New Salisbury, Ind., passed away on Jan. 28, 2024. She was born Aug. 28, 1952, to Wilfred and Frances (Young) Blessinger in Jasper, Ind. On…

Martha “Helen” Wimsatt Sharer, 100, Manassas, Va.

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Martha “Helen” Wimsatt Sharer, 100, passed peacefully in her sleep on January 27, 2024, in Manassas, Va. Helen was born in Stanley, Kentucky, to Sylvester M. Wimsatt and Eileen (Thomas)…

Penny Faye Hunter, 73, Jasper

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Penny Faye Hunter, 73, of Jasper, passed away Sunday, January 28, 2024, at Linda E. White Hospice in Evansville. She was born March 7, 1950, in Greenfield, Ind., to John…

Michelle L. Schuetter, 61, Jasper

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Michelle L. Schuetter, 61, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by family at 3:40 p.m. on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Michelle was born in…

Deacon Gerald A. Gagne, 77, Jasper

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Deacon Gerald A. Gagne, 77, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by family at 11:55 a.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2024, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana…

Albert V. Rasche, 71, Jasper

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Albert V. Rasche, 71, of Jasper, passed away at 8:55 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2024, at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana. Albert was born in Jasper, Indiana,…

James Henriott, 94, Knox, Ind.

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James Henriott, 94, Knox, Ind., passed away on January 21, 2024, following a short illness. James was born Nov. 20, 1929, in Logansport, Ind., and attended Rochester High School and…

Kenneth Hemmerlein, 75, Loogootee

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Kenneth Hemmerlein, 75, of Loogootee, Ind., passed away at 7:23 p.m. on Saturday, January 13, 2024.  Private family services were held.

Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Rohleder, 89, Ireland

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Elizabeth “Betty” Ann Rohleder was born in Ireland, Ind., on May 26, 1934. She passed away on January 10, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Evansville. Last rites were…

David Ray Baker, 66, Hillham

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David Ray Baker, 66, of Hillham, entered into eternal rest on January 22, 2024. He was born in Washington, Ind., on August 5, 1957, to Gene and Sharon (Jones) Baker…

Joseph R. Gogel, 82, Ferdinand

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Joseph R. Gogel, 82, of Ferdinand, passed away on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, at Memorial Hospital in Jasper. Joseph was born September 25, 1941, in St. Meinrad to Ralph and…

Michael E. Shaw, 63, Jasper

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Michael E. Shaw, 63, of Jasper, passed away surrounded by family at 10:03 a.m. on Tuesday, January 23, 2024, at home.  Michael was born in Huntingburg on January 17, 1961,…

Eileen M. (Wehr) Vogler, 85, Ireland

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Eileen M. (Wehr) Vogler, of Ireland, passed away peacefully in her sleep at the age of 85 on Monday morning, January 22nd, 2024, at Northwood Good Samaritan.  Eileen was born…

Bernard J. “Bernie” Schroeder, 70, Celestine

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Bernard J. “Bernie” Schroeder, 70, of Celestine, passed away at 5:57 a.m. on January 22, 2024, at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.  Bernie was born in Jasper on August…