Mark Edward Barker, Edna P. Bartlow, Genine M. Benjamin, Pauline A. Carie

Mark Edward Barker

Mark Edward Barker, 65, of Lawrenceville, Illinois, died on Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2019.

He was a welder.

Survivors include five sisters, Paula Blevins, Blanche Piper, Betty Stanton, Billie Miller and Becky Pacque; his brother, Jeff Barker; and his children, Amy Barker, Shawn Barker and Jessie Barker

Mark’s wishes were to be cremated with a private service and burial at a later date. Glasser Funeral Home is trusted with the arrangements.

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Edna P. Bartlow

Edna P. Bartlow, 83, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2019, at BridgePointe Health Campus.

She was born on Jan. 27, 1936, in Pontiac, Illinois. Edna was an accountant. She moved to Vincennes, her husband, Robert’s, hometown, when they retired. Here she was active at the Upper Indiana Presbyterian Church, and also enjoyed helping with Church on the Street.

Surviving are her sister, Jean Thompson, of Vadalia, Louisiana, and several nieces and nephews.

Preceding Edna were her husband, Robert Bartlow, who passed away on March 31, 2013; and her parents, Orville and Bessie (Leaf) Henderschot.

The family of Edna Bartlow would like to thank Colonial Assisted Living, BridgePointe Healthcare Campus, and Good Samaritan Hospice for her care.

Edna will be cremated and entombed with her husband at Tower Mausoleum II at Memorial Park Cemetery. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Upper Indiana Presbyterian Church, 2197 N. Old Bruceville Road, Vincennes, IN, 47591. Goodwin Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements.

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Genine M. Benjamin

Genine M. Benjamin, 63, of Vincennes, died on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019.

She had worked at Schott Gemtron and attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

Survivors include her children, Gianna Benjamin, David Benjamin, and Matthew Benjamin; and a sister, Geri Ann Wallace.

Funeral services will be announced at a later date. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the Benjamin Family during their time of loss. 

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Pauline A. Carie

Pauline A. Carie, 93, of Vincennes, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019 at the Good Samaritan Hospital with all of her family at her bedside.

Pauline was born on Jan. 17, 1926 in Knox County, the daughter of George and Sophie M. Hess Vieck. She was a graduate of St. Rose Academy and she married Francis “Bud” Carie and they made their life together until his death on Sept. 8, 1996. She was a member of St. Thomas Catholic Church, the Altar Society, Wabash Homemakers and the Widows card club. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and a true friend to anyone who had the pleasure of getting to know her. 

Pauline was blessed with 10 children, Mary Kay Brothers, who preceded her in death, Joe Carie and his wife, Kaye, of Decker, Francis W. “Butch” Carie and his wife, Debra, of Vincennes, Kenneth Carie and his wife, Debbie, of Vincennes, Annette Wallace and her husband, John, of Vincennes, Ronald Carie of Vincennes, Paula Heinz and her husband, Mark, of Vincennes, Jacquelyn Sievers and her husband, Raymond, of Vincennes, Sara Pepmeier and her husband, John, of Bruceville, and Jan Mauriello and her husband, Mike, of Terre Haute. She is also survived by 20 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and a son-in-law, Kenny Brothers of Vincennes, and a sister, Margaret Primus of Martinsburg, Missouri. She is also survived by her extended family, Ernie and Donna Stoops and children of Vincennes.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bud Carie; a daughter, Mary Kay Brothers; a great-granddaughter, Moyra McCain; two brothers, Louis Vieck and Francis Vieck; and a sister, Bernadine Richardville. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Monday at St. Thomas Catholic Church, 6268 S. St. Thomas Road, with Father Tony Ernst, Father Simon Natha, Deacon Earl Ruppel and Deacon Cletus Yochum officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in the St. Thomas Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Thomas Cemetery Fund. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist Pauline’s family during their time of loss. 

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Beaman, Bert Jr., died on Dec. 23. Services: 11 a.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials: Vincennes Park and Recreation Department. Condolences:

Bolk, Patricia L., died Dec. 10. Services: 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 4, 2020 at Marquette Manor Senior Living, Indianapolis. Burial: Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 9:30 a.m. until the hour of services on Jan. 4 at Marquette Manor. Memorials: Kiwanis Club of Indianapolis Foundation, 320 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46204.

Boyd, Julia Ann, died Dec. 24. Services: 2 p.m. on Monday at the Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel. Burial: Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Monday at the funeral home. Condolences:

Burr, Karen Leah, died Dec. 19. Services: 2 p.m. today at Oaktown First Christian Church, 103 School St. Burial: Carlisle Oddfellows Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services today at the church. Memorials: Oaktown Food Pantry, 103 School St. Oaktown, IN 47561. Condolences:

Duesterberg, Virginia L., died Dec. 24. Services: 10 a.m. on Jan. 25, 2020 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2020 at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. 512 Vigo St. Memorials: Christian Education Foundation, 229 Church St., Vincennes, IN 47591; the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Rocky Mountain Chapter, Suite 810, 400 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80246; or the Daniel J. Duesterberg Scholarship Fund, in care of the Department of Economics, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405.

McFarland, Walter II, died Dec. 15. Services: 1 p.m. on Jan. 18, 2020, at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Jan. 18 at the funeral home.

Ramsey, Christopher Ambrose, died Dec. 17. Services: 1 p.m. on Jan. 3, 2020 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Jan. 3 at the funeral home.


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