Elvera K. "Vera" (Goebel) Schenk, 75,
of Evansville, passed away Friday, Jan. 26,
2007, at DeaconessHospital.
Mrs. Schenk was a member of St. Philip Catholic Church and a life
member of VFW Post 1114 Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed flower gardening,
reading, canning green beans and playing cards. She was a 1949 graduate of F.J.ReitzHigh School.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Edwin Schenk; two
daughters, Lisa Rathgeber of Evansville and Theresa
(Ed) Goebel of Mount Vernon, Ind.; and four sons, George, David, Ted (Tonya)
and Joseph Schenk and his companion, Effie, all of Evansville. Also surviving
Vera are one sister, Darlene Rendl; one brother,
Ronald Goebel and his wife, Linda, all of Evansville; and eight grandchildren, Melissa
Goebel, Adam Goebel, Stephanie Schenk, Nick Schenk, Jennifer Rathgeber, Alana Ross, Christopher Rathgeber
Funeral services will be at Monday, Jan. 29, 2007, at St. Philip Catholic Church, the Rev.
Jack Durchholz officiating. Burial will follow in the
Friends may visit with the family from 2 until Sunday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street, where a memorial service will be held
Friends may also visit with the family from until service time Monday at St. Philip
The family requests memorial contributions be
made to St. Philip Catholic Church, the Liver Foundation or Our Lady of the