John W. Ferguson, George William Unsworth II

John W. Ferguson

John W. Ferguson, 55, of Vincennes, died on Thursday, April 4, 2019.

He had worked at the Vincennes Park and Recreation Dept.

Survivors include his sons, Johnathan Ferguson, and Brett Ferguson; and his sisters, Cheryl Walker, Judy Stacey and Rose Althoff.

Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. today at Gardner-Brockman Funeral Home, 505 Main St.

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

George William Unsworth II

George William Unsworth II, 63, of Vincennes, passed away at 4:05 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the New Willow Manor.

He was born on Jan. 6, 1956 in Vincennes to George and Marie (Wheelden) Unsworth I. George had worked at Quick Kleen, WBM, and most recently at Walmart. He also had many hobbies he enjoyed such as hunting, fishing, gardening, and building military models.

Surviving are his sister, Evelyn Arend and her husband, Carl, of Evansville; his nieces and nephews, Stormie Durham and Chelsea Trent and her husband, Jason, and their son, Jace Unsworth and his companion, Lacey Hackney, and his children; his great niece and nephew, Kyle Remabcz and Amanda Beamon; and his companion, Denise May.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two sisters, Cheryl Unsworth and Janet Rembacz.

Graveside services will be 1 p.m. on Friday at Memorial Park Cemetery with David Willis officiating. Gardner Brockman is honored to serve the family of George Unsworth.

FUNERALS

Bellinger, Marva Lou, died April 5. Services: 11 a.m. CDT on Thursday at the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. CDT today and 10 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Thursday at the church. Memorials: New Hebron Christian School. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Buckthal, Franklin, died April 6. Services: 10 a.m. today at Old Mariah Creek Christian Church in Oaktown. Burial: Mariah Creek Cemetery. Memorials: Alzheimer's Association. Condolences: www.fredrickandson.com.

Ellermann, Larry D., died April 5. Services: 10 a.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery.

Flummerfelt, Joseph, died March 1. Services: 11 a.m. on May 3 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Memorials: University of Illinois School of Music Advancement, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801 for “Joseph R Flummerfelt Graduate Choral Music Fund,” or DePauw University, Robert G. Bottoms Alumni and Development Center, 201 E Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 46135, for the “Joseph Flummerfelt Endowed Music Scholarship.”

Kizer, Robert K., died April 6. Services: 7 p.m. CDT on Thursday at the Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Homes, Lawrenceville, Illinois. Visitation: 5 p.m. CDT until the hour of services on Thursday at the funeral home. Memorials: Shriner’s Hospital for Children or the Lawrence County Humane Society. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Minderman, Matthew W., died April 5. Services: 11 a.m. today at the First Baptist Church, 2625 Wabash Ave. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Memorials: Vincennes Cub League Inc. Condolences:  www.goodwinfamily.com.

Stremming, Carol, died April 5. Services: 10 a.m. on Saturday at the Word of Life Church in Bicknell. Burial: Salem United Church of Christ Cemetery in Westphalia. Visitation: 5-8 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice. Condolences:  www.fredrickandson.com.  

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