Mrs. Tina Wilson Schenk, 67, of 521 E. Water street, died at this morning at St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville.
She was the wife of Fred E. Schenk, who operated a cigar store on Main street. Her ability as a seamstress was
In failing health for several years, Mrs. Schenk had been
hospitalized for the last five weeks and had undergone surgery.
The body will be brought to Short-Niehaus
Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon this afternoon following an autopsy at
the hospital. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Friends may call
at the funeral home after Tuesday .(Burial was in St. Matthews
A native of Kentucky, the deceased had resided in Mt.Vernon for 40 years. Her marriage to Mr.
Schenk took place 30 years ago. A foster son of the Schenks,
Walter C. Schenk was a World War II Gold Star.
addition to the husband, are a foster daughter, Mrs. Floyd Schoening,
Mt. Vernon, and two brothers, Bailey Wilson and John Wilson, both of Dixon, Ky.