Chad S. Clem, Marge DeBoeuf, Betty Kathryn Endicott, Karen Ann Julian, Wilma F. Oestereich, Christopher E. Petelle, Keith Prather

Chad S. Clem

Chad S. Clem, 43, of Vincennes, died on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

He worked for Toyota Motors Manufacturing Indiana at Princeton and was a member of the Pleasant Ridge Christian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Katie (Glenn) Clem; his mother, Vicki Clem; three children, Sydney Clem, Austin Ivers, and Paige Clem; two step-sons, Austin Comer and Dakota Glenn; a sister, Jonee Colvin; and his grandmother, Rosie Audene Roberts.

Private services will be 3 p.m. CDT on Thursday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville, Illinois, and will be available for viewing on the funeral home’s Facebook page. A drive-thru visitation will be held from 1 p.m. CDT on Thursday until the hour of the private services. Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home for expenses.

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Marge DeBoeuf

Goldie DeBouef

Goldie DeBouef 

Goldie Margorie "Marge" DeBoeuf, 87, of Madisonville, Kentucky, passed away on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.

She was born on April 22, 1933 in Naylor, Missouri, to the late Minnie Grace Dell Robinson White and George Lewis Robinson. Marge retired from Walmart in Lawrenceville, Illinois. She attended Park Avenue Baptist Church in Madisonville. Marge enjoyed sewing, planting flowers and reading. She loved spending time with her family and was always helping her family. Her dream was to move closer to them and spend as much time with them as she could. She was a staple in her neighborhood and always kept up with her neighbors. She was admired by many of her family and friends.

Survivors include her son, David Lee Brackney of Bicknell; grandsons, David Thomas, Daniel Phillip Brackney, John Howard Brackney, Billy Joe Brackney and Michael Lee Brackney; a granddaughter, Tina Marie Brackney Staton; several great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, William Howard Brackney; her second husband, John H. DeBoeuf; a son, Howard Junior Brackney; and several brothers and sisters.

The funeral service will be 1 p.m. CDT on Wednesday in the chapel of Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville with Pastor Len Young officiating. The visitation will be from 11 a.m. CDT until the hour of services on Wednesday at the funeral home. Burial will be held at 1 p.m. CDT on Thursday at Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery in St. Francisville, Illinois.

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Betty Kathryn Endicott

Betty Kathryn (Hatfield) Endicott, 81, of Edwardsport, died on Friday, May 15, 2020.

She had worked as a custodian with the North Knox School Corp.

Survivors include her children, Peggy Isenhower, Pam Winegar, Penny and Mark Jones, and Lee “Bo” Endicott III; one brother, Barrett Hatfield; and one sister, Nancy Holmes.

Services will be private with a celebration of her life to be held at a later day. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice, 601 S. Ninth St. Vincennes, IN 47591. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son Funeral Homes, Bicknell Chapel.

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Karen Ann Julian

Karen Ann Julian, 57, of Winfield, West Virginia, passed away on Monday, May 11, 2020, at CAMC-Memorial Division.

Karen Ann Julian

Karen Ann Julian  

Born Oct. 21, 1962 in Sullivan, she was the daughter of Sharon Smith Julian and the late Charles Julian. Karen was a 1984 graduate of Winfield High School and continued to follow the sports teams of the Generals as well as Marshall University. She also enjoyed Indiana University and Purdue University basketball.

She is survived by her loving mother, Karen; her brother, Gregory Julian and his wife, Amy, and their children Savannah and Noah of Winfield; her aunts, Kay Lashley and her husband, Glen, of Columbia, Missouri, and Judy Julian of Daytona Beach, Florida; her uncle, Richard Julian, and his wife, Peggy, of Springville; as well as many other extended family members.

In addition to her father, Charles, she was preceded in death by her grandparents, Paul and Georgia Smith and Carl and Annie Julian.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a private celebration of her life will be held at a later date. In honor of her love for animals, memorial contributions may be made to the Putnam County Animal Shelter, 12908 Charleston, Road, Red House, WV 25168. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 12848 Winfield Road, Winfield is honored to serve the Julian family.

You may visit her tribute page at to share memories and offer condolences to the family.

Wilma F. Oestereich

Wilma F. Oestereich, 83, of Vincennes, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at her residence.

Wilma was born on Aug. 16, 1936, in Knox County, the daughter of Charles F. and Reba King Holland. She was a graduate of Bruceville High School and receives an associate degree and became an administrative assistant for the state of Wyoming. Wilma married Ernest A. Ostereich on Aug. 30, 1980 and they made their life together until his death on Aug. 12, 1996. She was an active member of the St. John Lutheran Church, serving on various committees. She loved the outdoors, gardening, her animals and farming.

She is survived by her daughters, Diana Lynn Rickard and her husband, Timothy Spindler, of Haubstadt, and Donna Sue Rickard and her husband, Robert V. Pilifant, of Port Angles, Washington; her granddaughter, Amariah Nycole Spindler; her great-grandson, Kai Sergeevich Malkin; and a sister, Brenda Murphy and her husband, Fred, of Monroe City.

Wilma was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest A. Ostereich; her parents; and four brothers, Robert J. Holland, Charles E. Holland, Richard A. Holland and David S. Holland.

A celebration of her life will be 1 p.m. on Wednesday at St. John Lutheran Church with Pastor Ron Maxwell officiating. The family will receive friends prior to her services at the church. Memorial contributions can be made in her memory to the St. John Lutheran Day Care Program in care of the church. Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home is honored to assist Wilma’s family during their time of loss.

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Christopher E. Petelle

Christopher E. Petelle, 59, of Vincennes, died at 1:09 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020.

Survivors include his daughter, Lauressa Smerdel.

Memorial services will be announced at a later time by the family.  Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Christopher Petelle.

Keith Prather

Keith Prather, 74, of Vincennes, died at 9 p.m. EDT 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 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.

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Snapp, Leland B., died May 14. Services: 1 p.m. on today at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorials: Rivet High School Building Fund. Condolences:


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