Joan Lynn Arnold, M. John Lane, John W. Scarber

Joan Lynn Arnold

Joan Lynn Arnold, 76, of Vincennes, died on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019.

Survivors include her daughters, Karla Alvord, Patricia Burton and Amanda White.

Her body will be cremated. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel were entrusted with cremation services.

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M. John Lane

M. John Lane, 81, of Vincennes, passed away on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at Saint Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. 

He was born on May 28, 1938, the son of Farrell and Clara Halter Lane. He was a member of Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church, a recipient of the Simon Bruté Award, a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the owner of M. John Lane Builders, Inc.

John married Patricia Frey Lane on Nov. 7, 1959, and she survives him. He is also survived by their children, Jane Ann Marchino and her husband, Jim, of Glen Carbon, Illinois, Susan Evans and her husband, Ed, of Mooresville, J.P. Lane and his wife, Jo Ann, of Vincennes, and Carol Ann Lane and Jeff Boyer of Vincennes; his grandchildren, Brian Marchino and his wife, Courtney, of Newburgh, Lauren Glenn and her husband, Anthony, of Greenwood, Kurt Evans and his wife, Kelsey, and their children, Rowan and Graham, of Westfield, Kyle Evans and his wife, Jessica, and their children, Haven, Addyson, and Lane, of Vincennes, Aaron Hartzburge and his wife, Casey, of Vincennes, Jonathan Lane and Brittney and Halle of Vincennes, and Jeremy Lane and his fiancée, Mykaela Kotter of Vincennes. Other survivors include his brother, Marvis Lane and wife, Dottie, of Vincennes; his sisters, Martha Davis and her husband, Dave Davis, of Vincennes, Shyla Ford of Vincennes, Millie Greentree of Vincennes, Betty Murry of Farmersburg, and Erma Barmes of Vincennes; his sister-in-law, Kathy Lane of Vincennes; and his brother-in-law, Dave Roche of Weatherford, Texas. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Farrell and Clara Lane; his brother, Wayne Lane; and his sister, Judy Roche.

A Mass of Christian burial for M. John Lane will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at Saint John’s Catholic Church, 820 Main St. Visitation will be from noon until the hour of the services on Wednesday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Saint Vincent de Paul Society or the Salvation Army. Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Vincennes Chapel handled the arrangements.

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John W. Scarber 

John W. Scarber, 70, of Bicknell, passed away at his home on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019 with his family at his bedside.

John was born August 17, 1948 in Milan, he son of John Henry and Norma Jean Whiteford Scarber. He was a certified diesel mechanic and a truck driver for Gibco Trucking for over 20 years. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Coast Guard from 1968 to 1972, He formerly held membership in the Masonic Lodge and Moose Lodge. He married Helen L. Emmons on June 6, 1981 and they made their life together for 38 years.

John is survived by his wife, Helen L. Scarber; children, Robert Hiser of Lawrenceburg, Nannette Foster of Batesville, and James Emmons of Bicknell; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kersandra Scarber; his parents; and a brother, Christopher Scarber.

Memorial contributions can be made in John’s memory to the Disabled American Veterans or Wounded Warriors. Duesterberg-Fredrick Wampler Shaw Chapel is honored to assist the Scarber family during their time of loss.


Dunbar, Leota Gladys, died Aug. 15. Services: 1 p.m. today at Bicknell Memorial Cemetery. Memorials: Alzheimer's Association.

Gilmore, Sidney B., died March 11. Services: 11 a.m. on Saturday at Walnut Grove United Methodist Church, Monroe City.

Toth, Diane Fortner, died Aug. 14. Services: 2 p.m. today at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Memorial s: St. Francis Hospice House, 8414 Franciscan Lane, Indianapolis, IN 46237. Condolences:

Westfall, James J., died Dec. 24, 2018. Celebration of Life: 5-9 p.m. on Saturday, Moose Lodge 281, 904 S. 17th St.


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