Norman W. Gulley, Tyler R. Hall, William E. Wolfe
Norman W. Gulley
Norman W. Gulley, 86, of Danville, passed away on Sunday, July 21, 2019.
Born in Benton, Illinois, on April 19, 1933 to Irvin Glenn and Mary Lois (Mackey) Gulley, he had two sisters, Doris Donie and Glenda Griffith. Norman married Gloria (Quinett) Gulley on April 30, 1955 in Vincennes, and they were married 62 years before her death on July 16, 2017. A resident of Danville since 1957, he was a salesman for S. C. Johnson and Co. for 32 years. After retiring he served as the Center Township Assessor for several years. Additionally, he served on the Danville Town Council, and with Lee Comer was instrumental in bringing the Symphony in the Park to Danville in 1986. He was a 50-year plus member of Phi Delta Kappa Gamma Theta Chapter, a U.S. Army veteran and formerly coached Danville Little League and Babe Ruth baseball.
He is survived by five children, Jeanne Sagar and her husband, Tom, Glenn Gulley and his wife, Laurie, Doug Gulley and his wife, DeAnn, Phil Gulley and his wife, Joan and David Gulley and his partner, Ken Paul; 10 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents and his sisters.
The family invites you to share your condolences from 4-8 p.m. on Monday and 10 a.m. until the hour of services at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Baker Funeral Home in Danville. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Phi Delta Kappa Memorial Scholarship Fund, 802 Phi Delta Kappa Drive, Danville, IN 46122.
Tyler R. Hall
Tyler R. Hall, two days old, of St. Francisville, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was born on Monday, July 22, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital. Tyler is the son of Matthew Hall and Mia Deaton, both of Saint Francisville.
Surviving Tyler are his parents, Matthew and Mia; paternal grandparents Lowell Hall and Jennie Erwin and husband, Bruce; one paternal great-grandparent, Eddie Hall; maternal grandparents Elizabeth Gish and husband, Toby, and Michael Deaton; maternal great-grandparents Trudy and Andy Griffith; and four uncles, Andru Deaton, Dakota Deaton, Lowell Hall, and David Hall.
Preceding him in death is one paternal great-grandparent, Benjamin Hall.
Private services will be conducted for the family. Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois will be in charge of the arrangements.
Online condolences may be made at www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.
William E. Wolfe
William E. Wolfe, 96, of Oaktown, died peacefully on the morning of Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Oak Village Nursing Home.
He was born on Feb. 10, 1923 in Vincennes, the son of Earl and Hazel(Waddell) Wolfe. In his lifetime, Bill worked as a herdsman, a truck driver for Bob Green of Green Construction, construction worker and carpenter. He last worked for Wolfe Construction Co. Inc. in Vincennes as the shop foreman for 26 years. He worked hard all his life and had a strong work ethic as only those from the Greatest Generation had. Bill never knew a stranger and had a quick wit and humor about him and an amazing memory. He loved to dance, play music, play cards and travel every chance he got. He also loved horses. It wasn’t too long ago you could see Bill and Helen in the golf cart leading his pony, “Red,” throughout Oaktown visiting with everyone along the way. Bill, who was also known as Poppy to his loving grandchildren, was so loved by his family and friends and he loved them all in return just as much. He was a Christian and loved the Lord and it showed by the way he lived his life.
Bill is survived by his wife of 13 years Helen Brower Mason Wolfe; his sons, Michael E. Wolfe and his wife, Vicki, Stephen R. Wolfe and his wife, Kathy; his daughter-in-law, Tammy Wolfe; his step-children, Helen Monroe and her husband, Kim, Nina Spinks and her husband, Fred, Kaye Alexander, Robert Alexander and his wife, Judy, Ruthanne Alexander, Donald George Alexander, Charles Alexander, Jim Alexander and his wife, Terri, Sara Jensen and her husband, Tony, Kelly Mason and his wife, Tracy, Mark Mason and his wife, Cathy, Terry Parks and her husband, Chuck, and Bill Mason and his wife, Teresa; daughters-in-law Lissa Mason and Tonja Mason; his brother, Bob Wolfe of Vincennes; 46 grandchildren; 86 great-grandchildren; 12 great-great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-great-grandchildren.
Bill was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Betty Lou (Stultz) Wolfe; his second wife, Louise (Alexander) Wolfe, his daughters, Debbie Wolfe and Deanna (Wolfe) Skaggs; a son, Mark A. Wolfe; step-sons Jackie Mason and Stan Mason; brothers Fred Wolfe and Ed Wolfe; and six grandchildren.
Funeral services were Thursday at Oaktown Christian Church, 103 School St. Oaktown. He was laid to rest in Shepherds Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to the G.O.O.D Organization of Oaktown. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes Oaktown Chapel is handling arrangements.
Condolences for the family may be left at www.fredrickandson.com.
Michael Paul Schlamp, 54, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, July 24, 2019, at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home.
Bilskie, Sherry Lou, died July 19. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Aug. 3 at the Robert E. Green Activities Center, 120 W. Harrison St. Memorials: Vincennes Animal Shelter. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.
Helderman, John Robert, died July 18. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. on Monday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church St. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.
Osborn, Shirley Ann, died July 23. Services will be 1-4 p.m. CDT on Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Bridgeport, Illinois. Memorials: First United Methodist Church, 400 Main St. Bridgeport, IL 62417. Condolences: www.glasserfh.com.
Vanderbeck, Gertrude L., died July 22. Services: 3 p.m. on Saturday at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Washington. Visitation: noon until the hour services on Saturday at the church. Memorials: Westminster Presbyterian Church.
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