Margaret A. Small, Richard Leroy West

Margaret A. Small

Margaret A. Small, 72, of Vincennes, died at 10:34 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020.

She was a home health aide and a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.

Survivors include her daughter, Jennifer Qualls; and her sisters Sara Zeabart, Kathryn Brown and Jane Catt.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Friday at St. John Catholic Church, 2004 N. Second St., with Father Tony Ernst officiating. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Goodwin Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Margaret A. Small.

Richard Leroy West

Richard Leroy West, 67, of Bicknell, died on Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020.

He was a retired fork lift operator from Schott Gemtron. 

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Kay (Richards) West; three children, Jennifer West, Jeremy West and Jason West; and five siblings, Randy West, Rob West, Rita Lynn, Becky Nickless and Kathy Junkin.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Saturday at Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church in Ragsdale with Rev. Peter Haskins officiating.

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

FUNERALS

Duesterberg, Virginia L., died Dec. 24. Services: 10 a.m. on Jan. 25 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 803 Main St. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 4-7 p.m. on Jan. 24 at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 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.

Ericksen, Aaron Von, died Jan. 1. Services: 1 p.m. CST today at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois. Burial: Seceder Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. CST until the hour of services today at the funeral home. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Hendricks, George J., died Jan. 6. Services: noon on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

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

Reitmeyer, Betty L., died Jan. 2. Services: 2 p.m. on Friday at Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home, 521 Vigo St Burial: Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation: 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Friday at the funeral home. Memorials: St. Peter Lutheran Church. Condolences: www.duesterbergfredrick.com

Stremming, Virginia M., died Jan. 5. Services: 1 p.m. on Jan. 13 at Parkview Christian Church in Plainville. Burial: Stafford Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. on Sunday at Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton, and 11 a.m. until the hour of services on Jan. 13 at the church. Memorials: Parkview Christian Church. Condolences: www.andersonpoindexter.com.

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