Terry Lynn Cogdill, Marilyn Kaye Driskill, Robert Allen Eakins, Barbara Lou Ervin, Trieka S. Hoalt, LaNelle Chaney Minderman, Keith Prather

Terry Lynn Cogdill

Terry Lynn Cogdill, 63, of St. Francisville, Illinois, died on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

He was a union pipefitter and a member of the Free Methodist Church.

Survivors include his daughter, Amanda Hager; a one, Deborah Middleton; and a brother, Bill Cogdill.

A gravesite service will be held at 11:30 a.m. CDT on Thursday at Oaklawn Cemetery. Cunningham Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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

Marilyn Kaye Driskill

Marilyn Kaye Driskill, 66, of Vincennes, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at her residence.

Marilyn Kaye Driskill

Marilyn Kaye Driskill

She was born on Oct. 30, 1953 in Steele, Missouri, to Woodrow and Ada Bell (Carlton) Driskill. Kaye was a graduate of South Knox High School and Lockyear College.  She served as secretary for Dr. Chelsea Lawlis and Dr. John Schmeling at Vincennes University. Kaye was first director of the Knox County Solid Waste Management District and was an active environmentalist. In 1995 Kaye went to work for the Indiana Department of Environmental Management and was employed there at the time of her passing. Her memberships included the League of Women Voters, and she was a special member of the local Sweet Potato Queens, who will miss her dearly.

Surviving are her daughter, Jessica, and her husband, Caleb, of Columbus; her granddaughter, Alexi Grace Hicks; her brothers Sonny Driskill and his wife, Peggy, and Doug Driskill and his wife, Karen, both of Decker, Don Driskill and his wife, Reba, of Vincennes and Carlton Driskill of Washington state; her sisters, Shirley Yochum and her husband, Ray, Becki Linneweber and her husband, Jerry, and her special twin sister, Faye Driskill, all of Vincennes.

A memorial service will be announced at a later time under the direction of Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home.

Robert Allen Eakins

Robert Allen Eakins, 55, of Vincennes, died on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

He worked in maintenance at Vincennes University.

Survivors include his daughters, Kristin Hernandez, Haley Eakins and Cassandra Eakins of Texas; his step-mother, Mary Eakins; and his siblings Gene Hamilton, Susan Caldwell, Kenneth Caldwell, Angela Hill, Jack Chambers and Jeremy Eakins.

Gravesite services will be 10 a.m. on Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Vincennes Chapel.

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

Barbara Lou Ervin

Barbara Lou (Julian) Ervin, 75, of Bicknell, died on Tuesday, May 19, 2020.

She had worked for the North Knox School Corp. as a kitchen manager.

Survivors include her husband, Dennis Edward Ervin; and her children, Todd Ervin and Cheryl Jones.

Services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel with burial in Asbury Chapel Cemetery.

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

Trieka S. Hoalt

Trieka S. Hoalt, 54, of Vincennes, died on Friday, May 15, 2020.

She had worked at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility in Carlisle.

Survivors include her sons, Ryan Green and Austin Lloyd; her father, Joe Hoalt; a brother, Tracy Tislow; and a sister, Tammy Sweatnam.

Gravesite services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery, where she will be laid to rest next to her mother. Memorial contributions can be made to the family to assist with the expenses of her last illness. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist the family of Trieka during their time of loss.

Online condolences may be made at www.duesterbergfredrick.com

LaNelle Chaney Minderman

LaNelle Chaney Minderman of Vincennes passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020 at BridgePointe Health Campus. 

She was the widow of Lloyd D Minderman and the daughter of A.B and Ora E. Chaney Mrs. Minderman was a retired high school teacher and librarian. 

She is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Judith Minderman Doane and Mrs. Patricia Minderman Gottschalk; five grandchildren; five great- grandchildren; and seven great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Michael D. Minderman; her son-in-law, Dr. William Gottschalk; and her brother, Randall E. Clark.

Services will be private. Arrangements are entrusted to Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home.

Keith Prather

Keith Prather, 74, of Vincennes, died at 9 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

He was retired from JLS Construction. 

Survivors include his wife Jeannie (Donnersberger) Prather; his children Michael Prather and Tricia Anthony; and his sister, Karen Jordan.

Private graveside services will be today in the Wheatland Cemetery with Pastor Evan Nave officiating and will be available for viewing on the funeral home’s Facebook page. A drive-thru visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Community United Methodist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Helping His Hands.

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

FUNERALS

Clem, Chad S., died May 16. Services: 3 p.m. CDT on Thursday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. A drive-thru visitation will be held from 1 p.m. CDT on Thursday until the hour of the private services. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

DeBoeuf, Marge, died May 14. Services: 1 p.m. CDT today in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville, Kentucky. Visitation: 11 a.m. CDT until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Burial: 1 p.m. CDT on Thursday at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in St. Francisville, Illinois. Condolences: www.harrisfuneralinc.com.

Endicott, Betty Kathryn, died May 15. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice, 601 S. Ninth St. Vincennes, IN 47591. Condolences; www.fredrickandson.com.

Oestereich, Wilma F., died May 13. Services: 1 p.m. today at St. John Lutheran Church, 7076 N. Eighth St. Memorials: St. John Lutheran Day Care Program. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com.

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