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Donald Charles Tate age 85 of Princeton – Wednesday, February 6, 1935 – Sunday, June 14, 2020

Donald Charles Tate, 85, of Princeton, IN, passed away Sunday, June 14, 2020, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital located in Newburgh, IN. Mr. Tate was born on Wednesday, February 6, 1935, to Charles W. and Irene M. (Kruse) Tate, both of whom have preceded. On August 20, 1961, in Oakland City, IN, Don married Dianne E. Cloin, who survives.
Mr. Tate is a 1953 graduate of Fort Branch High School and worked for the Norfolk Southern Railroad as a conductor for 37 years. He also worked with his wife, Dianne, as an antique dealer for 35 years. He was a life member and former Secretary/ Treasurer of the United Transportation Union. He is a former member and Treasurer of the Kiwanis club of Princeton. He was a regular with those that gathered every morning at Burger King to discuss over coffee the current events and politics of the day.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Dianne, his daughter, Lorinda (Robert) Barrell, of Princeton, IN, his son, Kevin A. (Debi) Tate, of Olathe, KS, his brother, Dennis Tate, of Evansville, IN, and his sister, Gwen Wright, of Princeton, IN.
Don is also survived by grandchildren, Lindsey N. (Jon Dockery) Barrell and Kristen L. (Cordell Snyder) Barrell and Alexander Tate.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister in law, Mary Tate.

Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton has the honor of serving the Tate Family.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Doyle Funeral Home, located at 520 S. Main Street, Princeton, IN 47670, with Pastor Tony Friedman officiating. Internment will take place in Columbia White Church Cemetery of Princeton with military honors provided by the retired military veterans group.

Visitation will take place on Friday, June 19, 2020, from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorials be made to the building fund of Grace Fellowship Church at 527 E. Illinois, Princeton, IN 47670 in lieu of flowers.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhome.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.

Martin Edwin Kantner 73 of Princeton, Tuesday, March18, 1947 – Friday, May 15, 2020


Martin Edwin Kantner Jr. 73, of Princeton, passed away on Friday, May 15, 2020 at his residence.
He was born on Tuesday, March 18, 1947, in Shellbyville, IL to Martin Edwin Kantner & Emily Susan Jenovick Kantner, both whom preceded him in death.
Martin worked In the janitorial division at Menards Home Improvement in Princeton.
On November 11, 1995, Martin married Sheila Le Anne Scott who survives of Princeton.

Martin is survived by wife, Sheila Kantner of Princeton daughter, Jan Amanda (Joe)Hurckman of Edgerton, WI,step daughters, angela (Brent) Seibert of Mt Carmel, IL and Cheryl (Greg) Adams of Batesville, IN,brothers; Bob (Carmen) Kantner of Salina, CA and Herb Kantner of Orangevale, CA. sisters; Becky Kantnerof PortlandCA, Kathy (Steve) Hern of Roseville, CA and Susan Kantner (Beth Cooper of Elkgrove, CA, 11 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, brother, Steve and sister, Sharon.
Per Martin’s wishes cremation will take place with a celebration of life and visitation with the family on Tuesday, May 26, 2020 from 2:00pm until 5:00pm at Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St., Princeton, IN 47670. Visitation will take place keeping in mind any remaining Mandates pertaining to the COVID 19 situations.
Doyle Funeral Home located at 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the honor of having charge of the services.

Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or Doyle Funeral Home’s Facebook page.
For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Mary Elizabeth Carter age 50, Sunday, November 11, 1969 – Saturday, May 16, 2020

Mary Elizabeth Carter 50, of Hazleton, IN, passed away on Saturday, May 16, 2020 at her residence. She was born on Sunday, November 30, 1969 in Jasper IN to Herman Jack Horrall and Ruth Jane Garwood Horrall. Mary was a lifetime area resident and worked as a registered nurse at the Transcendent Health care nursing facility.
Mary is survived by her mother, Ruth of Hazleton, IN, sons Zachary Eric (Katelynn) Carter of Vincennes, IN and Hunter Brett Carter of Decker, IN. sister, Martha (Randy) Penner of Owensville, IN and special pals, Mia and Lady Bug
She is preceded in death by her father,Jack and son, Michael Dewey Jack Carter.
Doyle Funeral Home has the honor of serving the Carter Family.
Due to the federal mandates pertaining to the COVID 19 virus, there will be a visitation from 9:30am until time of service. A grave side service at Shiloh Cemetery at 10:30 am on Thursday May 21, 2020 with Pastor Curt Beadle officiating. Please note to observe social distancing.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information please call 812-385-4334.

Walter M. Edge 84, Princeton Friday, January 31,1936 – Sunday, May 10, 2020

Walter Marian Edge, 84, a longtime resident of Princeton, entered into rest at Deaconess Gateway Hospital of Newburgh, IN Sunday, May 10, 2020, with his family at his bedside. He was also an 18 month resident of the Waters of Princeton. He was born on Friday, January 31, 1936 in Gainesville, GA to Jesse and Lillian Groover Edge whom preceded him in death. He is a veteran of the US Army serving from April 0f 1955 until April of 1958. After his service in the US Army he worked as a truck driver and was also a Land Surveyor working for Riley, Park & Hayden Surveyors. On May 12, 1973, in Petersburg, IN he married Carol Willis who survives of Princeton, IN. Other survivors include 1 son, Wallace James Edge of Gainesville, GA 3 daughters; Patricia Kroeger of Evansville, IN, Vickie Edge Davis (Eddie) of Dacula, GA and Mary Edge of Princeton, IN, 4 brothers; Johnny, Harold, William and Cecil (Bonnie) all of Gainesville, GA, 4 sisters; Betty Ray of Gainesville, GA, Louise Staton of Boaz, AL, Martha Ann Whitaker of Guntersville, AL. and Bessie Mae Stevens of Lula, GA. Also surviving are granddaughter, Alexandria “Lexi” Hornback of Princeton, IN and 4 grandsons; Jonathon P. Kroeger of Evansville, IN, Anthony Carpenter, Christopher Jones and Eric Root of GA.
He is preceded in death by his parents and 2 grandsons Jonathan and Joseph Root.
Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Edge family.
The family suggest memorials be made to the charity of the donor’s choice
In order to accommodate the mandates established by the federal government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, all services will be private. Military honors will be provided at a later date by our retired local military veterans. Walter’s final resting place will be in Logan Cemetery. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information, call 812-385-4334.

Lloyd Hutchinson, age 96 of Cynthiana, Friday, September 14, 1923 – Sunday, April 26, 2020

Lloyd Hutchinson, age 96, Cynthiana, IN, passed away on Sunday, April 26, 2020 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born on Friday, September 14, 1923 in Oakland City, IN to Orvis and Kathryn Williams Hutchinson, both whom precede. He served in the U.S. Army. After his service in the Army, he became a teacher and ultimately served as the principle at the North Posey High School. On November 23, 1950 he took Ruby Olive Whitehouse as his bride.
He was a member of the Indiana State Teachers Association, Masonic Lodge #710 and The Scottish Rite. He was also a member of the Indiana Farm Bureau, the American Legion and was long time member of the Liberty Cemetery Board.

He is survived by his wife; Ruby Olive Hutchinson of Cynthiana, IN son; Jim (Kay) Hutchinson of Terre Haute, IN, daughter; Kathy Shaw of Cashiers, NC and sister; Oma McGrath of Petersburg, IN. Other survivors include 7 grandchildren; Jay Clark, Anson Shaw, Erin Burger, Jacob Hutchinson, Ruby Geddes, Ryan Hutchinson and Hayden Shaw as well as 7 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Son, Cliff Hutchinson and brothers, Harold and John Hutchinson. Doyle Funeral Home of Princeton, IN has the privilege of serving the Hutchinson family.
Due to the mandates established by the federal government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, A private family service will be held. Military honors will be provided at a later date by our retired local military veterans. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

James A. Dyer 61, of Princeton, Saturday, April, 4 1959 – Saturday, April 18, 2020

James A. Dyer, age 61, Princeton, IN, passed away on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at Deaconess Gateway Hospital in Newburgh, IN. He was born on Saturday, April 4, 1959 in Woburn, MA to Dwight and Barbara Mercer Dyer, both whom precede. He served in the U.S. Navy. After his service in the Navy, he was involved in the construction business as a drywall finisher and worked for Hahn’s Brothers Drywall Company. Mr. Dyer loved spending time outdoors and enjoyed camping and fishing and spending time with his family & loved ones.

He is survived by his wife; Stephanie Dyer of Princeton, IN sons; Michael Dyer of Newburgh, IN, Cory (Whittney) Hale of Francisco, IN, Levi Hale of Petersburg, IN daughters; Ashley Felsot of Cottonwood, AZ, Kristina Hale of Princeton, IN, Liliana Manzo of Princeton, IN, Avery Dyer of Princeton, IN sisters; twin sister, Karen (Robert E.) Wirth of Las Cruces, NM, Marcie Bennett ( DeWyatt Apple) of Portland. OR, 4 Grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Dwight and Barbara Dyer along with brothers, Marty and Bob (Robert) Dyer and sister Gayle Barnhart
Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Dyer family.
Due to the mandates established by the federal government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, arrangements are pending. Military honors will be provided at a later date by our retired local military veterans. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or Doylefuneralhome@frontier.com Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.

Robert “Bob” Lee Doerner age 92 of Jasper, Buckskin, Somerville Area

Robert “Bob” Lee Doerner, age 92, of Jasper, IN, Formerly of the Buckskin/Somerville area and most recently a resident of the Villages of FL, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Legacy Living Center in Jasper, IN. He was born on Thursday, May 19, 1927 in Pike County to August and Velma Oestricher Doerner, both whom precede. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his discharge from the Army in 1951, he married Barbara Jo Norrick on November 2, 1952 in Oakland City, IN. Mr. Doerner was the assistant Manager for Sears Roebuck and Company in Princeton until its closing in 1984, retiring after 35 years of service. After his retirement from Sears he worked in the transportation department of the Pike, Gibson, Warrick Special Education Co-op. After several years He and Barbara then moved to The Villages in Florida. Once in Florida, be started new career and became known as the “Singing Greater” at Wal-Mart for the next twelve years. Bob was a member of both the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church of Oakland City and the New Covenant United Methodist Church in The Villages of Florida. Bob was a member of several social and fraternal organizations including The American Legion both in Princeton and in Florida, The Indiana Free Masons Lodge 396 and was a former member of the Elks Lodge #634 in Princeton
Mr. Doerner was an avid sports fan and enjoyed manicuring his yard.
He is survived by his wife; Barbara of The Villages, FL son; Nick (Deena) Doerner of Petersburg, IN daughters; Robin (Ed) Boyd of Petersburg, IN and Cinda (Brian) Knight of Winslow, IN. Other survivors include6 grandchildren; E.J. (Addey) Boyd, Justin (Jacy) Boyd, Adam ( Amanda) Boyd, Megan (Jeremy) Glenn, Ashly (Jeremy) Hale and Chase Doerner Abbott, and 11 great grand children and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gus Doerner.
Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Doerner family. Memorials may be made to the St Jude Childrens research hospital at 501 St Jude Place,
Memphis TN 38105-1942
Due to the precautions established by the federal government concerning the COVID 19 Virus, arrangements are pending. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334 or

Frances Eleanor Parker 86 -Princeton Wednesday, January 31, 1934 – Saturday, February 29, 2020

Frances Eleanor Parker 86 -Princeton Wednesday, January 31, 1934 – Saturday, February 29, 2020
Frances Eleanor Parker, age 86, of Princeton, IN, passed away on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes IN. She was born on Wednesday, January 31, 1934 in Princeton, IN to Jesse Edwards and Emma (Roberts) Sanders, both of whom precede her in death. Frances was also preceded in death by her first husband Clifford Wiley and daughter Tina Louise Wiley. Also preceding her in death was her subsequent husbands, Paul “Pat” Terry and Don Parker. Her brothers: Lloyd, Ralph and Claude Sanders, sisters: Mary “Margie” Reed and Wilma Hathaway and also one grandchild; Corey Leech.

Frances was an area lifelong resident. She was employed as an assembler at the former Potter and Brumfield which closed in 1994. She then was employed as a nurse’s aid at Gibson General Hospital for twenty years. After retirement she worked at GCARC and McDonalds. Her hobbies consisted of spending time with her family, playing cards and was an avid bingo player at the K of C. She was a former member of the ladies auxiliary at the VFW post #1147, the American Legion Post #25 and the Eagles #361.
She is survived by her son: David Wayne Wiley of Union, IN. Two daughters: Candace Leech of Patoka, IN and Tamara Wiley of Largo, FL; also one sister: Ruby Walburn of Princeton, IN. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren; Angie, Mindy, Rick, Josh, Chad, Nikolas, Braydon and Summer, 12 great grandchildren and 4 great- great grandchildren. She also leaves behind a special friend George Askren of Patoka, IN.
Per Frances’ wishes, cremation will take place with a memorial at a later date. Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Parker family. Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For more information contact Doyle Funeral Home at 812-385-4334.src=”https://www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Frances-Parker-pic-191×300.jpg” alt=”” width=”191″ height=”300″ class=”alignnone size-medium wp-image-867″ />

Ruth Marie Kramer 80, Monday, December 4, 1939 – Sunday, February 2, 2020

Ruth Marie (Underwood) Kramer passed away February 2, 2020. She was born on December 4, 1939 in Patoka, IN, to Maurice and H. Pearl (Stevens) Underwood. Ruthie graduated from Fort Branch High School and Oakland City College. She taught Jr. High English for one year at Patoka High School. On January 12, 1963, Ruthie married William (Bill) Kramer. They had five children and recently celebrated their 57th anniversary. Ruthie was an amazing seamstress, who custom-made wedding dresses for many brides, often working from pictures in magazines. She also loved old movies from the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s, and enjoyed old movie trivia. Ruthie was a long-time member of North Haven General Baptist Church.

Ruthie was preceded in death by her parents, and sisters-in-law Ann Underwood and Sue Kramer. She is survived by her husband, Bill, children Marti (Daniel) Suddarth, Bill (Ruthie) Kramer Jr., Emily (Kenny) Eberhardt, Nancy Kramer, and Alice (James) Doane; grandchildren Kate (Mike) Suddarth Perron, Scott Suddarth, Abigail Suddarth, Billy Kramer III, Logan Eberhardt, Jessica Eberhardt, Cory Doane, and Rebecca Doane; sister Marnica (Keith) Wilhite, brother Ron (Joyceann) Underwood; brothers-in-law John (Connie) and Tom Kramer, and fourteen nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held February 4th, followed by a memorial service at North Haven General Baptist Church (Evansville) at 4:00 p.m. Memorial contributions can be made to the General Baptist Faith Home. https://gbimissions.com/project/ruth-marie-kramer-memorial.
Doyle Funeral Home has the privilege of serving the Kramer family.

Patricia A. White -84 Friday, October 4, 1935 – Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Patricia A. White, 84, passed away on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at the Transcendent Nursing Facility located in Owensville, IN.
She was born on Friday, October 4, 1935, in Owensville, IN, to Floyd “Pete” and Katherine (Hoadley) Newton.
Patricia was a lifelong area resident and worked as a motor assembler for over 39 years at Hurst Motor Manufacturing in Princeton.
Patricia is survived by son, Steve (Cathy) White of Princeton, IN; daughter, Tammy Braun of Princeton, IN; brother, Jerry Newton of Owensburg, IN. and sisters; Bonnie Lambert and Carolyn (Bill) Porter, both of Mt. Carmel, IL. Survivors also include grandchildren; Emily (Brock) Sievers of Princeton, IN and Andrew (Jamie) Braun of Evansville, IN; 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and infant sister, Betty.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00p.m. on January 6, 2020 at the Columbia General Baptist Church located at 991 S. 250 W. in Rural Princeton, IN with Pastor Ron Marsh officiating.
Visitation with the family will be held at Columbia General Baptist (White Church) located at 991 S. 250 W., Princeton, IN on Monday, January 6, 2020 from 1:00pm until time of service at 2:00pm.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Riley’s Children’s Hospital at 705 Riley Hospital Dr., Indianapolis, IN. 46202.
Condolences may be made online at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page. For information call 812-385-4334.