Martin E. Schilling
Martin Edward Schilling, age 90, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Schilling had worked for General Electric Company in Mt. Vernon before retiring in 1987. He was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church and had served his country in the United States Air Force
from 1942 to 1946.
Martin is survived by his daughter, Leigh Ann Mindrup and her partner, Kim Owen of Boonville, a son, John Schilling of Evansville; three grandchildren, Martin (fiancé`, Melissa Dewig) Mindrup, Elaine (fiancé`, Yojana Vazquez) Mindrup and Paul Mindrup and his sister-in-law, Helen Higdon.
Martin was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Mary Lou (Knepper) Schilling in 2007; by a brother, Irvin Schilling and sisters, Lucy Doerr, Agnes Baehl, Helen Schilling and Christina Record.
Funeral services will begin at 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at Pierre Funeral Home, continuing with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 A.M. at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Rev. David Nunning officiating. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, where the Vanderburgh County Retired Veterans Memorial Club will conduct military rites.
Friends may visit with the family from 2:00 until 7:00 P.M. on Friday at Pierre Funeral Home, 2601 W. Franklin Street, where there will be a memorial service held at 4:00 P.M.
Memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Charities.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Deaconess Hospice staff and Kim Owen for their care and concern during Martin's time of need.
Condolences may be made online at www.pierrefuneralhome.com