Raymond F. Rumer, Bill L. Sutton, Frank E. Weiss
Raymond F. Rumer
Raymond F. Rumer, 79, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital.
He was born Jan. 31, 1940 in Evansville to Raymond Lawrence Rumer and Thelma Louise “Nana” (Farmer) Rumer. Ray retired from Essex Wire and was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Ray devoted a lot of time to the American Legion veterans and enjoyed boating, hunting, and fishing with his grandchildren.
Surviving are his wife, Donna (Devers) Rumer, who he married on July 31, 1960; his children, Linda Yochum and her husband, Kenneth, of Vincennes, and Vicki Peters and her husband, Martin, of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Shawn Yochum, Andrew Yochum, Dirk Bochner and Marti Peters; his great-grandchildren, Kaleigh Yochum, Colter Yochum, Kindall Yochum, Drew Yochum, Ethan Peters, Blake Bochner, Jackson Bochner and Grant Bochner; and a great-great-granddaughter, Kaisley Yochum.
He was preceded in death by his parents, along with a brother, Sam Rumer, and a sister, Mary Hadley.
Per Raymond’s wishes to be cremated there will be no public services. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Raymond Rumer.
Bill L. Sutton
Bill L. Sutton, 88, of Monroe City, passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at BridgePointe Health Campus.
He was born on Aug. 31, 1931 in Knox County to Amos and Cecil (Gott) Sutton. Bill retired from Johnson Controls and was a 1949 graduate of Monroe City High School. Bill was offered a scholarship to play basketball at Indiana University but chose Western Kentucky instead. He was part of the Monroe City basketball team that won the Wabash Valley Tournament and was the recipient of the Dr. Ernest O. Nay Sportsmanship Award and was the tournament Most Valuable Player.
Surviving are his children, Tim Sutton and his wife, Judy, of Monroe City, and Todd Sutton and his wife, Theresa, of Indianapolis; a sister, Betty Sanderson of Oatsville; and two grandchildren, Cody Sutton and Brittany Key.
Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Dona L. (Evans) Sutton; and his brothers, Bobby Sutton, Frank Sutton and Junior Sutton.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday at Goodwin Funeral Home with Dale Biehl officiating. Burial will be in the Mount Zion Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday. Memorial contributions may be made to the Wabash Community Church. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Bill Sutton.
Frank E. Weiss
Frank E. Weiss, 84, of Sumner, Illinois died on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.
He was retired from Marathon.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce (Cook) Weiss; three children, Scott Weiss, Mark Weiss and and Lisa Curts.
A memorial service will be noon CST on Nov. 16 at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Visitation will be 10 a.m. CST until the hour of services on Nov. 16 at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.
Laura Ward Martin, 85, of Bridgeport, Illinois, passed away on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville. Arrangements are pending at the Sivert-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Sumner, Illinois.
Black, George H., died Nov. 6. Services: 1:30 p.m. CST today at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Memorials: Good Samaritan Center for Wound Healing. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.
Cheek, Patricia Anne, died Nov. 5. Services: 11 a.m. CST today at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel, Evansville. Visitation: 9 a.m. CST until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: Susan G. Komen Organization, Gilda’s House, Chemo Buddies, First Church of God in Vincennes, or Living Word Christian Church in Evansville. Condolences: www.boonefuneralhome.net.
Dunlap, Dorothy Marie, died Nov. 1. Services: 10:30 a.m. CST today at the Bridgeport City/Shiloh Cemetery. Memorials: Lawrence County Cancer Resource Center and Wig Shoppe. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.
Helderman, Mary Ellen, died Nov. 1. Services: 11 a.m. today at St. Peter Lutheran Church. Burial: St. Peter Lutheran Church Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the church. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com.
Hislip, Gladys H., died Nov. 5. Services: 6:30 p.m. on Monday at the Freelandville Christian Church 313 E. Ind. 58. Visitation: 2 p.m. until the hour of services on Monday at the church. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.
Johnson, Eleanor Joyce, died Nov. 5. Services: 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Fredrick & Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bruceville Chapel. Burial: Bruceville Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Bruceville Christian Church youth group, the Oak Village Nursing Home, or the Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.
Kirkwood, Hazel Marie, died Oct. 24. Services: noon to 2 p.m. on Monday at Apple Hill Orchard, 6235 N. Ford Road, Bruceville. Memorials: KCARC. Condolences: www.AlexanderEastChapel.com
Melchior, Jerome Edward, died Oct. 21. Services: 2 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 2004 N. Second St. Visitation: Noon until the hour of services today at the church. Memorials: Sacred Heart Catholic Church..
Page, Terry Lynn, died Nov. 5. Services: 2 p.m. today at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel. Burial: Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: American Cancer Society. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com
Woolard, Frances E., died Nov. 1. Services: 3 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 2 p.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: Ridgecrest Baptist Church
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