March 12, 1954
Herman H. Vaal, 71, a well-known Point township
farmer for many years, died at Thursday (11 Mar 1954) at the home of his daughter, Mrs. David
Foster, 308 Ragan street, Henderson, Ky., where he had made his home for about
The body has been brought to the Short-Niehaus
Funeral Home in Mt.Vernon; it will remain there until it is taken
to St. Matthew's Catholic Church for Requiem High Mass at Monday. Burial will be in the
church cemetery. Father Raymond B. Smith, St. Matthew's pastor, will
officiate. Mr. Vaal
was a member of the Poor Souls Society of St. Matthew's.
Surviving are a son, Norbert, Mt.Vernon; three daughters, Mrs. Louis Muller, Evansville, Mrs Joseph Stauber, R. R. 5 Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Foster Henderson; 11
grandchildren and a brother, Joseph, Evansville.
The deceased was a native of St. Meinrad, Ind. He came to Posey count with his
parents John Vaal and Elizabeth RickemannVaal.