Rita June Taylor, Lisa Marie Wallace

Rita June Taylor

Rita June Taylor, 90, of Vincennes, passed away on Tuesday May 12, 2020 at her residence with her family at her bedside.

Rita was born on June 28, 1929 in Vincennes, the daughter of Ernest and Lottie Brown Alton. She graduated from Lincoln High School and worked at Brown Shoe Company and retired from Hamilton Glass. She married Doyle Taylor who preceded her in death. She was a member of the VFW and she enjoyed dancing whenever she could. She had an extraordinary dedication to her family and friends. She was always positive in any situation and enjoyed life.

Rita is survived by her son, Brian Alton of San Antonio, Texas; her grandchildren, Nicholas Alton and Cori Alton; her sister, Betty Halter of Vincennes; her sister-in-law, Shirley Alton of Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Doyle Taylor; a grandson, Alexander Thesing Alton; her parents, Ernest and Lottie Alton; her brothers, Charles Alton and John Alton; and her sisters, Jane Klacking, Ann Houck, Mary Dile and Marjorie Shots.

A Celebration of her Life will be held on Friday at 1 p.m. in Mount Calvary Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband. The family asks that contributions in her memory to be sent to Good Samaritan Hospice in care of the Good Samaritan Hospital. Duesterberg-Fredrick is honored to assist Rita’s family during their time of loss.

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

Lisa Marie Wallace

Lisa Marie Wallace, 54, of Sandborn, died on Tuesday, May 12, 2020.

Survivors include her husband, Craig Wallace; children Jeremy and Caitlin Hall; a step-son, Matt Wallace; and her sister, Candi Stewart.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic services will be private at the Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel. Floral deliveries may be made to the funeral home on Friday morning. Burial will be in the Edwardsport Town Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at www.fredrickandson.com.


Baum, Donna Lee, died March 19. A memorial service will be Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at Indiana Presbyterian Church, 431 S. Lower Indiana Road. Memorials: Knox County Community Foundation’s “Cantwell Family Fund,” 20 N. Third St., Vincennes, IN 47591.

Hamilton, Edward Eugene Sr., died May 10. Private funeral services will be today at Glasser Funeral Home in Bridgeport, Illinois. Burial: Christy Township Cemetery in Sumner, Illinois. Condolences: www.glasserfh.com.


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