Elmer J. Lambiotte, Donald Guy Robb Sr., Michael Paul Schlamp

Elmer J. Lambiotte

Elmer J. Lambiotte, 98, of Vincennes, was called to his heavenly home on Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

Elmer was born on Dec. 18, 1920 to the late Fernand Lambiotte and Jeanne (Diesbecq) Lambiotte. In November of 1945, he married Betty Cobb and she preceded him in death. Elmer was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and was a 4th Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus where he served as past Grand Knight. He retired in 1967 from the U.S. Air Force, having served his country by traveling all over the world to many locations and also serving during World War II, the Korean War, and in Vietnam. Elmer was also a member of the V.F.W., American Legion, and the Military Officers Association of America. He was past Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge of Vincennes and a member of the Air Force Association.

Elmer is survived by his children, Jeanne “Susie” Marando and her husband, Edward, of Vincennes, Mark S. Lambiotte and his wife, Myriam, of Edwardsville, Illinois, and Hillary “Janie” Hewitt ands her husband, John, of La Vergne, Tennessee; seven grandchildren, Pat Jackson, Mike Jackson, Jay Jackson, Anthony Marando, Jennifer McWhorter, Matthew Lambiotte, and Laura Lambiotte; eight great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Elmer was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; a brother, Joseph Lambiotte; and two sisters, Georgette Billings and Mary Brocksmith.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt, Vincennes Chapel, 313 Church Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. on Wednesday at 10:00 A.M. at Old Cathedral Church, 205 Church St. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, where the All Weather Firing Squad will provide military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Education Foundation, 229 Church St., Vincennes, IN 47591. 

Memories and condolences may be left for the family at www.fredrickandson.com

Donald Guy Robb Sr.

Donald Guy Robb Sr., 74, of Bridgeport, Illinois, died on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

He was a mechanic and retired form Todd’s Tree Service and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He is survived by his children, Donald Guy Robb Jr., William Edward Robb, and Angela Kidwell.

Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday at Glasser Funeral Home. Burial will be at May Chapel Cemetery at a later date.

Michael Paul Schlamp

Michael Paul Schlamp, 54, of Vincennes, passed away on Monday, July 22, 2019 at his residence.

Michael was born on March 24, 1965 in Limestone, Maine, the son of Lanny and Verna Deweese Schlamp. He was a Lincoln High School graduate and attended First Baptist Church. He was an avid outdoorsman, loving to hunt mushrooms and fish. He knew every type of mushroom that grew. He was devoted to his family and friends, and enjoyed time spent doing anything possible.

He is survived by his father, Lanny Schlamp and his wife, Sharon S. Thornton, of Bloomington; his mother, Verna Deweese Schlamp of Smithton, Illinois; his sons, William McCarter and Hunter Schlamp, both of Vincennes; his sisters, Diane Winkler and her husband, John, of Shiloh, Illinois, and Rebecca Wilton and her husband, Ben, of Perry, Georgia; and six nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Duesterberg- Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St., with Pastor Steve Rogier officiating. He will be laid to rest at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the Francisco IOOF Cemetery, Francisco. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s charity of choice. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the Schlamp family during their time of loss.

Online condolences can be made at www.duesterbergfredrick.com.


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.

Gulley, Norman W., died July 21. Services: 11 a.m. on Tuesday at Baker Funeral Home in Danville. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. on Monday and 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials: Phi Delta Kappa Memorial Scholarship Fund, 802 Phi Delta Kappa Drive, Danville, IN  46122.

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 today 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. today at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Washington. Visitation: noon until the hour services today at the church. Memorials: Westminster Presbyterian Church.


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