Category Archives : Obituaries


Amanda Axton

Amanda E. Axton, 89, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Choice and Ammer (Asher) Clark on November 15, 1924, in Dixon, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the VNA Plus Charlier Hospice Center in Evansville, Indiana. She was a farmers’ wife, dedicated mother and homemaker and had worked for Whirpool and Republic Aviation as […]

Amanda Axton

Donald Hartmann

Donald Hartmann

Donald R. Hartmann, 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away Friday, August 15, 2014 at his home, after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born March 1, 1935 to William and Anna (Folz) Hartmann of Caborn. Don attended St. Matthews and Mount Vernon High School, graduating in 1953. Don was a talented carpenter and was […]


Anita Ainsworth

Anita Louise Ainsworth, 76, of Mount Vernon, passed away Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born September 8, 1937 in Mount Vernon, Ind., to John and Bessie (Bradford) Moore. Anita was a secretary at Babcock and Wilcox. Anita was preceded in death by her parents and son, Greg Cox. […]


John Grannan

John Grannan

John Bartholomew Grannan Jr., 75, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014. John received a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Evansville, was a lifetime member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, was in the Army and Air Force Reserves and was a member Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church. He always […]


Samuel Cartwright

Samuel M. Cartwright, 84, of Poseyville, Indiana, born to Dorris and Electia (West) Cartwright on November 11, 1929, in Granite City, Illinois, passed away Sunday, August 3, 2014, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. He graduated from Wadesville High School in 1947, was a member of Old Union Christian Church, near Poseyville. He retired from […]


Ben Cox

Ben Andy Cox, 52, went to be with the Lord on July 30, 2014. Ben was born May 20, 1962 the son of Hezekiah and Flora (Givens) Cox Sr. Ben was what one would call a professional student. He loved learning and attending school whether it was through in class, or distant education courses. He […]


Eloise Pfister

Eloise Pfister, 100, of New Harmony, Indiana born August 31, 1913, to Louis W. and Maude Sanders Barnett in Griffin, Ind. She married Alfred Pfister on December 26, 1932 and lived with him on their farm near New Harmony until he died in 1999. At that time she moved to Holiday Retirement Village and lived […]


Eloise Pfister

David Crawford

David Aaron Crawford, 33 of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday August 3, 2014. He was born May 12, 1981 in Evansville, the son of Danny and Sue (Crawford) Lashley. David was a Certified Diesel Mechanic. He had worked for Peterbilt and most recently Whayne Supply. He worked for many area farmers. He loved coaching girls […]


Martha Kleinschmidt

Martha Louise (Shoemake) Kleinschmidt, 79, of Mount Vernon, passed away July 27, 2014 at West River Health Campus in Evansville. She was born August 25, 1934 in Posey County, Ind. She was the oldest child of Leonard and Maggie (Woodson) Shoemake. Martha was the office manager and bookkeeper at Bayer Insurance and Real Estate in […]

Martha Kleinschmidt

Winifred Martin

Winifred Martin 1

Winifred ‘Sue’ Martin, age 72, of Mount Vernon, Ind., passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital Gateway Campus. Sue had worked as a waitress for both the Red Geranium and F’s Steakhouse. She enjoyed working with people and had never met a stranger. She was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in […]