The Dubois County Daily Herald
Tuesday, 11 January 1972

Lillian Tredway Taken By Death At Age Of 57

Mrs. Lillian Tredway, 57, wife of Zonia Tredway Sr. of 1346 Dewey St., Jasper, died at 8:25 p.m. Monday in Welborn Baptist Hospital in Evansville where she had been a patient since last September.
Mrs. Tredway, a former telephone operator in the Jasper exchange, was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ and a member of the Ladies Auxiliary to Post 673, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
She was born at Huntingburg on Jan. 5, 1915, the daughter of Frank Bath and Amelia Souders Bath.  She was married to Mr. Tredway on Feb. 20, 1940 at Evansville.
Surviving besides the husband are two sons, Zonia Jr., of Huntingburg and Nelson of Kansas City, Mo.: her mother, Mrs. Amelia Bath of Huntingburg; two sisters, Mrs. Virginia Potter of Huntingburg and Mrs. Shirley Simmons of Pompton Plains, N.J.; a foster brother, Jack Hart of Petaluma, Calif.; a foster sister, Mrs. Katherine Knost of Columbus, Ind. ; and eight grandchildren.
Friends may call after 7 p.m. today at the Schmutzler Funeral Home in Huntingburg whre the funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday.  Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery at Huntingburg.

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The Evansville Courier Press
Sunday, 22 September 1968


JASPER - Funeral services for Mrs. George (Pearl) Kapp, 49, of Jasper, who died after an extended illness, at 1:20 p.m. Friday at Jasper Memorial Hospital, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Becker and Son Funeral Home.  Burial will be in Cane Creek Cemetery.
Surviving besides her husband are a daughter, Sandra; a son, Rodney at home; a brother, Zonia Tredway of Jasper; and two sisters, Mrs. Elmer Kapp of Jasper and Mrs. Robert Nicholson of Cuzco.

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The Evansville Courier
Tuesday, 15 September 1992

Zonia Tredway

JASPER, Ind. - Zonia Alois Tredway, 76, died at 1:12 a.m. Monday at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
He was a retired postal clerk and Army veteran.He was a member of Salem United Church of Christ, American Legion, Jasper Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Postal Workers Union.
Surviving are two sons, Zonia Allen Tredway of Huntingburg and Nelson Don Tredway of Fenton, Mo.; two sisters Ida Kapp of Jasper and Sophia Nicholson of French Lick; 11 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg, with burial in Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg, where Jasper Veterans of Foreign Wars will conduct military rites.
Friends may call after 2 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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The Evansville Courier & Press 
Friday, 18 June 18, 2004

Louise Tharp

VINCENNES -- Louise E. (Evans) Tredway Tharp, 77, died Monday, June 14, 2004, at her home.
Surviving are a daughter, Jackie Bostick; two sons, Dennis and Herbert Tredway; a brother, Robert Evans; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services 2 p.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home, burial in Public Cemetery in Iva. Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to service time.

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The Vincennes Sun-Commercial
Friday, 18 June 2004


PETERSBURG - Louise E. (Tredway) Tharp, 77, Vincennes, died at 7 a.m. Monday, June 14, 2004, at her residence.
Her husband, Merlin Tredway is deceased.
Survivors include two sons, Dennis Tredway of Janesville, Wis., and Herbert Tredway of Washington; one daughter, Jackie Bostick of Petersburg; one brother, Robert Evans of Washington; 11 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Harris Funeral Home in Petersburg.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to service time Saturday at the funeral home.

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The Washington Times-Herald
Monday, 16 April 2001


SHOALS - Doris Tredway, 84, died at 11 a.m. Sunday at her residence.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home, Shoals.  Interment will be in the Spring Hill Cemetery.  Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
She was born on Sept. 3, 1916 in Vincennes to Albert and Flossie (Inman) Edwards.  They preceded her in death.  She married Ray Tredway on July 3, 1938.  He survives.
Tredway was a homemaker and had attended Dover Hill Christian Union Church.  She was also a Shoals Legion Auxiliary member and charter Psi Iota Xi Sorority member.
Also surviving are a daughter, Norma Baker, Shoals; two sons, Jerry and David, both of Shoals; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandson and a brother, Dick Edwards, Atlanta, Ga.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Howard Edwards.

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The Bloomington Herald-Times
Sunday, 24 April 2005

Sophia R. Nicholson, 92

MARCH 2, 1913 — APRIL 22, 2005

FRENCH LICK — Sophia R. (Tredway) Nicholson, 92, of French Lick, died Friday at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son, Robert "Leroy" Nicholson of Cuzco; and two daughters, Mary Magdelina "Mag" King and Judith "Joan" Leonard, both of French Lick.
Services will be 11 a.m. Monday at T.L. Pinnick Mortuary. Burial will be at Cuzco Cemetery.
Friends may call 5-8 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. until services Monday at the mortuary.

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The Loogootee Martin County Tribune
25 September 1914


George Wininger passed away at his home in the south-east part of town on last Friday morning after a long illness.  Death was due to a complication of diseases.  He was born at the old Wininger homestead in Martin county on March 30, 1854, being in his sixty-first year at the time of his death.  In the year 1878 he was united in marriage to Melvina White.  To this union seven children were born, four of them and the mother having passed to the home beyond.  He was married to Eliza Harbison on March 2, 1902.  To this union were born three children, one of them dying in infancy.
Besides the wife Carl and Clyde, who are at home; and Bert, of Kankakee, Illinois; Pearl, of North Madison; and Walter, of Loogootee, by the first marriage; survive.  Two brothers, Frank and Joshua and three sisters, Mrs. Joshua Acre, of Wakeeney, Kansas; Mrs. James Ragsdale, and Mrs. L. D. Haga, of Shoals, also survive.
He joined the Christian church in early manhood and had ever lived a life consistent with its teachings.
He was a member of the Loogootee congregation at his death.  He was a former resident of  Rutherford township, having moved his family to this city last November. He was a kind neighbor and devoted friend and was held in high esteem by all who knew him.
Interment was made in the Truelove cemetery in Rutherford township Sunday.  Song and prayer service was conducted at the Wininger home Sunday morning by the Rev. F. D. Wharton, of the Christian church.  Rev. Burress preached a funeral sermon at Truelove Chapel preceding the burial.

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The Shoals News
Friday, 25 September 1914


George Wininger died at his home in Loogootee, September 18, 1914.  He was born at the old Wininger homestead in Martin Co., March 30, 1854, being 60 years, 6 months and 18 days of age when death came.
On September 17, 1878 he was married to Melvina White.  To them were born seven children, four of whom with their mother passed to that Great Beyond several years ago.
He was again married to Liza Harbison on March 9 , 1902.  To this union were born three children one dying in infancy, and Earl and Clyde living, together with Bert of Kankakee, IL, Pearl of Madison and Walter of Loogootee by his first wife.
When a young man he identified himself with the Christian Church at Mt. Olive, later about a year ago, he moved his membership to the Loogootee church.
His labor was one of earnest and conscientious labor for the betterment of mankind.  He was honest and upright and ever thoughtful of the needs of others.
During his last illness through his intense suffering he was patient and bore his afflictions without a murmur.  As a husband and father he was ever loving and kind.  As a neighbor, every ready to do unto others as he would have them do unto him.
Without him there is a vacant chair in the family circle that will ever be so and a link missing in the chain of acquaintance that can never be forgotten, however though it may be hard to bear, there is consolation in the words of him who has gone to prepare a place for those who love him "a city of many mansions not built with hands, eternal in the heavens."
Those who are left to mourn their loss are his wife, five children, two brothers, Frank and Josh, three sisters, Mrs. J.H. Acre of WaKeeney, KS; Mrs. Jas. Ragsdale, and Mrs. L.D. Haga of Shoals.
A short but impressive song and prayer service was held by Rev. F. D. Wharton at the residence. At the Truelove Church, Rev. Burress conducted the funeral services after which the burial took place in the Truelove Cemetery.

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The Washington Times-Herald
Monday, 20 February 2012

Marie Tredway

SHOALS- Marie Tredway, 71, died at 10:32 p.m. Sunday at the St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will be in Springhill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at

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21 Feb 2012

Marie Tredway - Shoals

Marie Tredway, 71, of Shoals, passed away with her two daughters and grandson Chris by her side, February 19, 2012 at 10:32 p.m. at the St. Mary's Medical Center in Evansville.
She was born on November 20, 1940 in Martin County. She is the daughter of George and Roberta (Hawkins) Ervin. She married Jerry Tredway on November 15, 1958 at the Shoals Christian Church and he preceded her in death on November 19, 2005. She was a homemaker and worked side-by-side with her husband Jerry for many years at Tredway's Grocery in Shoals. She attended Shoals High School and enjoyed attending the Church of the Cross.
Survivors include two daughters, Tina and her husband Todd Sult, of Washington and Jan Tredway and P.G. Salmon, of Shoals; four grandsons Dusty Tredway and wife Heather, Christopher Sanders, Nick Sult and Nathan Sult; two great grandchildren, Jonathen Tredway and Brooke Tredway; two sisters Carole Tow and Ann Sorrells, both of Shoals; two brothers, Jerry Ervin, of Shoals and John Ervin and wife Astrid, of Shoals.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband and one brother Charlie Ervin.
Funeral services will be Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home in Shoals. Burial will follow in Springhill Cemetery in Shoals. Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Queen-Lee Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at

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The Elkhart Weekly Review
1 July 1880

Alfred Winiger, eighteen years of age, was found dead with his throat cut in the woods near his home in Lost River township, martin county.  A razor was found near the body.  He was insane from sickness.

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The Bedford Times-Mail
Friday, 20 June 2003

Ray Worth Tredway

July 16, 1912 - June 19, 2003

SHOALS - Ray Worth Tredway, 90, of Shoals died at 12:45 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at his residence.
Born July 16, 1912, in Martin County, he was the son of Charles H. and Lulu (Stiles) Tredway. He married Doris J. Edwards on July 3, 1938, in Shoals, and she preceded him in death on April 15, 2001.
He was a graduate of Shoals High School with the class of 1928, and attended Indiana University in Bloomington for one year.
He was owner and operator of Tredway's Market in Shoals for more than 60 years.
He attended Dover Hill Christian Union Church; and he was a charter member of Shoals Lions Club and Shoals Eagles Lodge No. 2442.
Survivors include two sons, Jerry Tredway and his wife Marie and David E. Tredway and his wife Dot, all of Shoals; one daughter, Norma J. Baker of Shoals; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; one sister; one brother; and a son-in-law, Billy Baker.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 23, at Queen-Lee Funeral Home of Shoals, with the Rev. Mark Otero officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery in Shoals. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity or church of the donor's choice.

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The Evansville Courier & Press
Wednesday, 27 October 1999

Geneva Boyd

WASHINGTON, Ind. -- Geneva Mae Boyd, 77, died Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis as the result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident Sunday on Sugarland Road.
She attended Epsom Schools and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church.
She was a member of Elnora Eastern Star and the Epsom Homemakers Club.
Surviving are two sons, Roger D. of Washington and Carl Junior of rural Odon.
Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Gill Funeral Home, with burial in New Veale Creek Cemetery.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from noon to service time at the funeral home.

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The Evansville Courier Press
13 February 2011

Garnet 'Hope' Tredway

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Garnet "Hope" Tredway, 98, of Evansville, passed away Saturday, February 12, 2011, at Columbia Healthcare. She was born January 9, 1913, in Leavenworth, Ind.
Hope is survived by her son, Richard Tredway; daughter, Joyce Ross; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Services will be noon Monday, February 14, 2011, at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Pastor Randy Anderson, with burial in Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg. Friends may visit Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Salem United Methodist Church and Vanderburgh Humane Society. Condolences may be made online at

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The Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Thursday, 7 February 2002

Albert E. "Al" Tredway Bristol - 1921-2002

Albert E. "Al" Tredway, 80, of Bristol and formerly of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2002, in Bristol.
The Fort Wayne native had worked for Teledyne Metal Forming in Elkhart for 20 years and for Indian Lake Campgrounds in Topeka for 17 years.  He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran.  His hobby was camping.  Surviving are daughters Kathy Hunsberger, Dee Dixon, Mary Clark, Claudia S. Lord, Teresa Tredway and Pam Yoder, all of Bristol and Elkhart; sons Edward of Elkhart, Joe of Granger and Vincent of Michigan City; a brother, Howard of Fremont; 19 grandchildren; six stepgrandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, four brothers and four sisters.  Services are 1 p.m. Saturday at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola, with calling from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.  Burial will be at Chapel Hill Memorial Garden. Memorials are to the donor's choice.

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The Jasper Weekly Courier
Friday, 3 November 1893

Margery Wineinger Corn


Last Friday, Oct. 27, 1893, Mrs. Margery Corn, relict of Jesse M. Corn, deceased, died at the residence of her daughter in Daviess county.  Mrs. Corn came to Dubois county with the early settlers, sixty years ago, and lived in Bainbridge township nearly all of her life.  She was born Feb. 5, 1819, and was 74 years, 8 months and 22 days old, at the time of her death.

She was married in 1835 to Jesse M. Corn, who died several years ago, since which she has lived with her children.  She was a consistent member of the Missionary Baptist Church for over a third of a century, and died with a lively hope of a blessed future.  She was buried Sunday at the Corn grave yard, in Madison township, by the side of her husband.  She was the mother of our fellow citizens Messrs. John T. and James Corn.

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The Dubois County Daily Herald
Wednesday, 16 July 1958

Services Today For Geo. Tredway

Funeral services were held at 1:30 this afternoon in the Methodist Church at Cuzco for George Tredway, a retired railroad worker, who died at his home at Cuzco Monday at the age of 75. Rev. J.W. Walters officiated.
The body was taken to the residence Tuesday afternoon from the Schmutzler Funeral Home in French Lick.
Mr. Tredway is survived by his wife, Pearl; two sons, Gilbert of Bloomington and Henry of Vincennes; three daughters, Miss Juanita Tredway and mrs. Edward Linne of Indianapolis and Mrs. Anna Potts of Dubois; a brother, Ira of Jasper; 17 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

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The Dubois County Daily Herald
Monday, 5 December 1949

2 - Yr. Illness Ends Life Of Mrs. Wineinger

Mrs. M.L. Wineinger died at 12:30 yesterday afternoon at her home one and a half miles northeast of Cuzco following a lingering illness.  Had she lived, she would have been 82 years old on the 28th of this month.  She had been in failing health since November,1947.
Missouri McCune Wineinger was born in the Cuzco community on December 28,1867, the daughter of Thomas and Lucinda McCune.
She was married 63 years ago on  April 14,1886,  to M.L. Wineinger, and lived her entire life in the Cuzco community.
Surviving are the husband, four daughters, Mrs. A.B. Curtis of New Albany, Mrs. Evert Bledsoe of Gary, Mrs. Mary Lytle of Saratoga, Fla. and Mrs. Roscoe Tredway of Cuzco, two sons, Herman of Gary and Everet of Cuzco; 25 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
The body was taken at noon today from the Schmutzler Funeral Home in French Lick to the residence.  Services will be held in the Methodist church at Cuzco at 1:30 Tuesday afternoon.

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The Evansville Courier
Tuesday, 6 December 1949

JASPER, Dec. 5. - (Special) - Mrs. M.L. Wineinger, 81, died at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at her home near Cuzco, following a lingering illness.
Surviving are the husband; four daughters, Mrs. A.B. Curtis, of New Albany; Mrs. Evert Bledsoe, of Gary; Mrs. Mary Lytle, of Saratoga, Fla., and Mrs. Roscoe Tredway, of Cuzco; two sons, Herman, of Gary, and Everet, of Cuzco; 25 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
The body is at the residence.  Services will be held in the Methodist Church in Cuzco at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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The Bicknell Daily News
Monday, 18 December 1922


Hattie Bateman

Death occurred Sunday December 17th, to Mrs. Hattie Bateman, aged thirty three years, wife of Sherman Bateman, at the home on the Wheatland-Vincennes road near Wheatland.
Tuberculosis was the cause of the death.  Mrs. Bateman was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George C. Emmons, and leaves six children all of whom are at home, the eldest being but thirteen.  The funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at the Methodist church at Wheatland and burial will be made at the Oak Grove Cemetery at Washington.

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The Roseburg Oregon News-Review
Friday, 6 September 1957

Winstonite To Have Funeral In Oklahoma

Ezekial H. Wininger

The body of Ezekial H. Wininger, 91, will be sent to Westville, Okla., for funeral services.  Interment will follow in the Memorial Park in Tulsa, Okla.
Wininger, a retired Methodist minister and resident of Winston, died at his home Thursday.
He was born Feb. 23, 1866, in Martin County, Ind., and was graduated from Mitchell Teachers College in Indiana.  He was married May 16, 1892, at Whitesborough, Texas, to Nancy A. Brooks who preceded him in death in November 1955.
Wininger served in churches in eastern Oklahoma Conference for many years.  He retired in 1930 to make his home at Westville until 1955 when he came to Winston to make his home with his daughter.  He was a past member of Westville Lodge 186, AF & AM.
 Surviving are his daughter, Mrs. Halys A. Spurgeon of Winston; four half-sisters, Mrs. Roy Horner of Montgomery, Ind., Mrs. Oscar Ervin of Terre Haute, Ind., Mrs. John Brown of Ashland, Ill., and Mrs. Cordelia Walters of Otwell, Ind.; and two grandsons.

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The Dubois County Herald
Friday, 25 November 1977

Everett Wineinger

The community was also saddened by the death of Everett Wineinger on Friday in St. Joseph's Hospital in Huntingburg. He had been a patient about three weeks.  Wineinger spent most of hislife in the Cuzco community, the son of the late Martin and Missouri (McCune) Wineinger. Surviving are Edith Hall; two sons, Harold of Louisville and Leon; Mrs. Ola Curtis of New Albany; and Gladys Tredway of Goshen.  He had one brother, Herman, and four sisters, Stella, Mary Lytle, Maude Bledsoe and Olive Wineinger who are deceased.  Wineinger was a member of the Cuzco Christian Church.  His funeral was held Monday afternoon at Brosmer- Drabing Funeral Home, with burial in the Cuzco Cemetery.
Several from the community visited the funeral home to pay their respects and attend the funeral.

Ezekiel Wininger was born December 20, 1834, departed this life March 31, 1825, aged 90 years 3 months and 11 days. Was born in Orange County, Indiana and was married to Mary Ann Tredway September 18, 1856, she passing away April 3, 1864.
He enlisted in the Union service September 21, 1864, and was discharged July 8, 1865. Was in Company G, 22nd Regiment Ind. Infantry, under Captail George W. Hopkins.
He was married to Rachel Harberson August 21,1865, she passing away February 13, 1873. He married Margaret Ann Walker February 19, 1874.
To the first union was born three children, one Dicy Waggoner surviving.  To the second union were born four children, one E. H. Wininger surviving. To the third union were born 10 children -- Henry, George, Dennis, Rosa Brown, Cordelia Walters, Alice Evans, Alma Harner and Alta Ervin.
To these unions have been given and yet living 57 grandchildren, twenty great grandchildren and two great, great grandchildren.
He was a beloved husband and father and was always working for the betterment of the community and the beautifying of his surroundings.