Mrs. Matilda Fisher Deig, 84, former Mt.
Vernon resident and the widow of John A. Deig
prominent Posey County farmer died Saturday (20 Mar 1954) at the Kueber Nursing Home
Mrs. Deig died in 1941 and his widow had
resided at 910 First avenue, Evansville near the home of her son, Sylvester S. Deig, Evansville accountant, until four weeks ago when
she entered the nursing home.
Mrs. Deig, a very devout member of the
Roman Catholic Church, transferred her membership from St. Matthew's Church in Mt.Vernon to St. Anthony's Church in Evansville following her moving to Evansville from Mt.Vernon.
Requiem High Mass will be conducted at Tuesday at St. Anthony's Church.
The body will be brought to St. Matthew's cemetery at Mt.Vernon following the church service for burial
alongside the husband's grave. If weather conditions permit, the casket
will be opened at the grave prior to interment, Father Raymond B. Smith, pastor
of St. Matthew's Church, will conduct the burial services. The Altar
Society of St. Anthony's Church will conduct a memorial service at the Ziemer Funeral Home chapel in Evansville at this evening.
Surviving in addition to the accountant son in Evansville, are
another son, Francis Deig, athletic director at St.
Thomas Military Academy at St. Paul, Minn; four
grandchildren; a brother, Joseph Fischer, St. Philips and a sister, Miss
Lillian Fischer, Evansville.
Mrs. Deig was a native of St. Philips
vicinity, a daughter of Valentine Fischer and Barbara Zellner
Fischer, representatives of two prominent, early Marrs
The Deig family resided for many years on North Main street in Mt.Vernon.