Cleo Bateman Jr., Michael Jay Bender, Michael L. Carmean, Barbara Ann Cavanaugh, Lomer Guite, Michael K. Schultz

Cleo Bateman Jr.

Cleo Bateman Jr., 85, of Vincennes, passed away at 10:38 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019 at Good Samaritan Hospital.

He was born on Oct. 27, 1934 in Oaktown to Cleo and Leota Bateman. He worked for Southern Bell Telephone as a technician and enjoyed hunting, fishing, boating, and was a member of the Moose. He was an Indiana University basketball fan.

Surviving are his daughter, Michele Traversone and her husband, Hernan, of Humble, Texas; his two grandchildren, Kayla and Nicholas Traversone; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife Marilyn (Like) Bateman, who passed away on Nov. 6, 2019; and two sisters, Helen Jobe and Lillian South.

There will be no public services. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Cleo Bateman.

Michael Jay Bender

Michael Jay Bender, 51, of Vincennes, passed away at 8:05 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019 at his residence.

He was born on Nov. 4, 1968 in Beloit, Wisconsin, to Darrell and Nancy (Burlington) Bender. Mike had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Wabash Utilities and enjoyed NASCAR and golf.

Surviving are his sister, Janice Trivette and her husband, Tim, of Vale, North Carolina, along with a niece and nephew, Cadence and Damien Hensley.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may visit with the family form noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Michael Bender.

Michael L. Carmean

Michael L. “Mike” Carmean, 74, of Vincennes, passed away at 10:34 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at his residence.

Mike was born on Aug. 9, 1945 in Lima, Ohio, the son of Lester and Mary Helen (Briggs) Carmean. He married Diana (Reel) McCray on May 25, 2002. Mike was a member of First Christian Church and was a graduate of The Ohio State University. He had been vice-president and treasurer for Miller Construction for 32 years. Mike also enjoyed coaching youth sports, being with his family, and watching his grandchildren’s activities.

Survivors include his wife, Diana Carmean of Vincennes; sons Scott Carmean and his wife, Carol, of Vincennes, and Andy Carmean and his wife, Annie, of Vincennes; step-children Desiree Cantwell and her husband, Dr. Michael Cantwell, Micah McCray and his wife, Christina, of Louisville, Kentucky, Aaron Schnelle and his wife, Amy, of Vincennes, Kim Berry, and Krista Schnelle; his brothers Dick and Tom Carmean; his sister, Joy Palmer; grandchildren Hayley, Darrian, Marissa, Calvin, Halle and Liam Carmean; step-grandchildren Garrett, Parker, Lydia, Jacob McCray and  Dylan Haskins; and step-great-grandchildren, Mila and Remi McCray.

Mike was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be 6 p.m. on Monday at First Christian Church, 319 Broadway St., with Rev. Peter Haskins officiating. Visitation will be 3 p.m. until the hour of services on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to KETA in care of First Christian Church, 319 Broadway St., Vincennes, IN 47591. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to assist the Carmean family with arrangements.

Online memories may be shared with Mike’s family and friends at www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

Barbara Ann Cavanaugh

Barbara Ann Buyer Cavanaugh, 84, of Plainfield and formerly of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019.

Barbara was the wife of the late Dr. John R. Cavanaugh, also of Vincennes. Those who knew Barbara well were quite familiar with her love of sports (especially anything Indiana University), identifying birds, the great outdoors, and the love of nature and family, a good party complemented with good jokes, and trips on the Big Blackfoot River in Montana with her niece, Marsha, and her husband, Charles.

Barb touched many lives and if you spent any time with her at all, you left with a new lifelong friend. Heaven has a new “fierce angel.”

She is survived by her six sons, Kevin, Chris, Brian, Pat, Sam, Dan, and their families.

Preceding her in death were her husband, Dr. John R. Cavanaugh; her parents, Karl and Eve Buyer of Vincennes; and her sisters, June McFarland of Vincennes and Sue Ward of Madison

In lieu of a funeral service, a celebration of life will be held at a later date to be determined.

Lomer Guite

Lomer F. Guite, 91 of St. Francisville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019.

He had been a union iron worker and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Survivors include his children, John Guite, Mark Guite, and Ann Dods.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. CST on Tuesday at the St. Francisville Christian Church. Burial will be in St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. CST on Monday at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.

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

Michael K. Schultz

Michael K. Schultz, 56, of Vincennes, passed away at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 at Willow Manor.

He was born on June 25, 1963 in Vincennes to Leland Richard and Dorothy (Conklin) Schultz. Michael had worked for Republic and Hansen and Sons trash services.

Surviving are his mother, Dorothy Schultz of Vincennes; his children, Amber Baird and her husband, Garrette, of Vincennes, Ashley Schultz of Edinburg, Texas, Oshlyn Emmons of Vincennes, Lorre Schultz of Bicknell, and Lauren Schultz of Vincennes; two brothers, Terry Schultz and his wife, Lisa, of Dublin, Georgia, and Richard Schultz and his wife, Tamala, of Lawrenceville, Illinois; along with eight grandchildren.

Michael was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Mark Schultz.

Graveside services will be 11:15 a.m. on Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery with Rev. Loy Baird officiating. Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. on Monday at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St.  Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Michael Schultz.

FUNERALS

Ashby, Marty A., died 10. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel. Burial: Carlisle IOOF Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Parkinson Disease Foundation.

Blair, Derek Sterling, died Dec. 9. Services: 3 p.m. CST today at the Cunningham Funeral Home, Bridgeport, Illinois. Visitation: p.m. CST until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences: www.cunninghamfuneralhomes.com.

Bouchie, Dixie Ann, died Dec. 10. Services: 11 a.m. on Monday at St. John Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7:30 p.m. on Sunday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Memorials: Vincennes Catholic Schools.Elliott, Ruth A., died Dec. 9. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Shiloh Cemetery in Hazleton. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Feiock, Patty Tredway, died Dec. 10. Services: 10 a.m. CST today at the Methodist Church in St. Francisville, Illinois. Burial: Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery. Memorial: Senior Citizens Center in St. Francisville.

Jordan, Norma Louise, died Nov. 24. Services: 1 p.m. on Saturday at First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave. Visitation: 2-5 p.m. on Saturday at the church. Memorials: Compassion International.

Lutz, William David, died Dec. 8. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at Greiner Funeral Home in Terre Haute. Visitation: 1 p.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Memorial Methodist Church Choral Music Library.

Rudolph, Harper Marie, died Dec. 6. Services: 2:30 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 1:30 p.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorials: to the family.

Stewart, Esther E., died Dec. 8. Services: 11 a.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences: www.goodwinfamilyfh.com.

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