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 Frederick August Powell, Jr

Frederick August Powell, Jr

Birth
Tell City, Perry County, Indiana, USA
Death 20 Jul 2009 (aged 71)
Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Burial Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 90698566 · View Source
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Obituary posted in Evansville Courier & Press 7/22/2009:

Frederick A. Powell, 71, of Evansville, passed away Monday, July 20, 2009, at St. Mary's Medical Center.

He retired from Whirlpool after more than thirty years of service. Fred was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, and assisted with the soup kitchen at St. Johns Church Downtown. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and was an accomplished woodworker, making furniture and clocks, and he enjoyed traveling. Fred was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with his family.

Fred is survived by his wife of forty seven years, Sandra (Branch) Powell, of Evansville; son, Scott Powell and fiancee, Krista Chapman McFerren, of Carrollton, Mo.; daughter, Julie Powell Thomas of Newburgh, Ind.; grandchildren, Shelby and Shariden Powell, and Jarrett and Josh Thomas; sisters, Nelda Day, of Tell City, Ind., Dorothy Jennings, of New Albany, Ind., Marilyn Kenny, of Shepherdsville, Ky.; and brother Richard Boling, of New Albany, Ind.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick and Nellie Powell; brothers, Clarence Powell, and Randell and Scott Boling; sisters, Stella Vega, Vine Rodermond, Pearl Mils, Christeen Hobbs, Eva May Days, Evelyn Wittmer and Gaile Marie Powell.

Services will be Thursday, July 23, 2009, at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 1301 S. Green River Rd., with Father Bernie Etienne officiating.

Visitation will be held today, July 22, 2009, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Ave., Evansville, IN, with a Memorial Service at 7 p.m. Visitation will continue on Thursday from 9:30 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Lung Association, 115 West Washington Street Suite 1180-South, Indianapolis, IN 46204.

The family would like to thank Fred's close friends for their help and support.


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  • Created by: John Georges
  • Added: 24 May 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 90698566
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick August Powell, Jr (24 Feb 1938–20 Jul 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 90698566, citing Saint Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Evansville, Vanderburgh County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by John Georges (contributor 46904063) .