74, of Evansville passed away Saturday, October 24, 2009 at Select
in Evansville. He was born November 30, 1934 in Princeton
to Russell R. and Mildred (Butterworth) Nossett.
He was graduated from Princeton High
School in 1952. He studied mathematics and
physics at Oakland City
College where he received an B.A. degree in 1959. He earned a masters degree in
education from Indiana State
University in 1963 and also
studied mathematics at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.
He taught mathematics for six years in the Lawrenceville, Illinois,
school system and worked 15 years for the Indiana Employment Security
Division,. He later retired in the year 2000 after
18 years of employment with Southern Indiana Gas and Electric Company.
He was an avid golfer and opera aficionado who liked to say that he had heard
all the great tenors of his lifetime from Lauritz Melchior in the 1940ís through Luciano
Pavarotti in the 2000ís.
Surviving are his wife, Betty (Collins) Nossett of
Evansville, IN; a daughter, Nancy Maria Weed and grandson Adam Jack Weed of
Frederick, MD; three stepdaughters, Tiffany Thomas, Angeline
Collins and Chiquita Montgomery all of Evansville; a niece Kathryn (Nash)
Young of Vincennes, IN; a great niece Sara Young and a great nephew Benjamin
Young both of Vincennes; and eight step grandchildren DeArron
White, Bianca Collins, Iyana Fox, Ethan, Miles, and
Titus Montgomery and Spencer and Camille Weed.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Marilyn (Nossett)
Nash and his parents.
Private funeral arrangements for family members will be provided by Colvin
Funeral Home in Princeton and a private graveside
service will be Friday at Maple Hill
Cemetery in Princeton.