Ruth Ella Parker, Chuck Wilson

Ruth Ella Parker

Ruth Ella Parker, 83, of Newburgh, passed away at 7:10 p.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020, due to complications of Alzheimer ’s disease at the Villages at Hamilton Pointe.

Ruth Ella Parker

Ruth Ella Parker

Ruth was born on Nov. 28, 1936, in Hickory, Kentucky, to Vernon Warren and Reba (McGregor) Warren. Ruth was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening, flowers and cooking. Ruth was fun-loving and full of laughter. She was an active member of Crossroads Christian Church where she loved to serve the Lord. She retired from St. Mary’s Medical Center in 2000 where she had worked as a registered nurse on the cardiac/pulmonary unit. She was always a patient advocate and loved the difference she made in their lives.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Dwight L. Parker; her daughter, Donna Grant and her husband, Robert; sons Jim Dassel, Tim Dassel and his wife, Toni, Steve Dassel and Paul Dassel and his wife, Jan; her step-daughter-in-law, Michelle Parker; her step-son, Ross Parker and his wife, Tricia; her sisters, Michelle Driskell and Nannette Ward; 11 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents; maternal grandparents Robert and Nanny McGregor, who raised her; her step-son, Scott Parker; and her sister, Sandra Davis.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. CDT on Friday at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel-A Family Tradition Funeral Home, in Evansville, with Pastor Jack Arney officiating. A live stream will be available beginning 20 minutes prior to the service time; please visit Boone Funeral Home’s Facebook page and click on the link provided. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Walnut Hill Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach Ave, Evansville, IN 47711. Arrangements are being handled by Boone Funeral Home East Chapel-A Family Tradition Funeral Home

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Chuck Wilson

Chuck Wilson, 62 of Vincennes, died on Monday, June 22, 2020.

He worked as a maintenance man and groundskeeper at Vincennes University. He was a member of Victory Community Church. 

Survivors include his children, T.J. Matthew Rutkoski and Samantha Goodson; and two sisters, Pattie Deeley and Beverly Betz.

Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Vincennes Chapel.

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Beverly J. Rupprecht, 90, of Vincennes, passed away Saturday, June 20, 2020, at her home with her family at her bedside. Arrangements are pending at this time with Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home.


Dillon, Barbara Lee, died June 6. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at Bicknell United Methodist Church. Condolences:

McKinley, Grace E., died June 19. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Burial: Oaktown Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice or Knox County Red Cross.  

Phillippe, Patty Dee, died June 21. Services: 10 a.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Tedrow, Arthur Woodrow, died June 21. Services: 2:15 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: noon until 1 p.m. today at Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Condolences:


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