Charles E. French, 84, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Sunday, Dec. 12th, 2004 at the River Oaks Assisted Center in Princeton, IN.


He was born on June 17, 1920 in Haubstadt, IN, to the late Verner French, who passed away on May26, 1971 and Bertie C. (Richie) French, who passed away on Feb. 1, 1979.


Besides his parents Charles is also preceded in death by his wife Vivian M. French, who passed away on May 16, 1984.


Charles was one of the founding owners of the Vendall Corperation in Fort Branch. He was a member of the Fort Branch General Baptist Church, The Fort Branch Masonic Lodge #696, The Evansville Scottish Rite, and the Hadi Shrine.


He is survived by 1 daughter, Karen Marie Cyphers of Fort Branch, 1 grand daughter, Ellen M. Kramer of Fort Branch, and 3 great grand children, Kyle Kurt, and Kasey Kramer all of Fort Branch.


Private graveside services will be held and there will be no visitation at the Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN.