January 22, 1951 ~ January 12, 2022

Born in: Vincennes, Indiana
Resided in: Vincennes, Indiana

Annette M. Ruppel, 71, of Vincennes, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at Good Samaritan Hospital. She was born on January 22, 1951 to the late Leland and Doris (Lay) Lucas.

Annette was a lifelong resident of Vincennes. She worked as a department manager at Walmart for many years and towards the end of her career worked as a cashier. She was a member of the Vincennes Moose Lodge 281, and a lifelong member of the VFW Post 1157 in Vincennes. Annette loved to spend time with friends and family, to mushroom hunt, and to cook and can food.

Surviving Annette are her children: Travis Ruppel and his wife Sandy of Petersburg, IN, and Andrea Shick and her husband Scott of Lawrenceville, IL; her grandchildren: Nikki Keeton, Justin Martin, Grace Shick, Lindsey Shick, and Sara Shick; great grandchildren: Connor Keeton and Ella Keeton; her companion: Steve Murphy; her siblings: Linda McCoy, Janice Garner, and Steve Berry; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her sisters: Betty Manning and Sally Abel, and her brother Eugene Lucas.

A visitation for Annette will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2022 at Goodwin Sievers Funeral Home 524 Broadway St. Vincennes, Indiana 47591 from 2:00 – 4:00pm.

Online condolences may be shared with the family at Goodwin Sievers Funeral Home is honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Annette and her family.


Visitation: January 16, 2022 2:00 pm - January 16, 2022 4:00 pm

Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home - Vincennes
524 Broadway Street

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  1. I worked with Annette for 22 years , at Vincennes Walmart . Such a sweet lady . We had many talks through the years about our families and just life . So sorry for Steve and her families loss . Sending prayers ❤️

  2. Andrea, Marlene and I want to extend our deepest condolences. It was a pleasure visiting with your mother while working on her bathroom. She was a joy and very special lady.

  3. So sorry to hear of Annette’s passing. A lovely lady & a real delight to work with.
    Thoughts & Prayers are with Travis, Andrea & families.

  4. Aunt Net was a fantastic lady when I was a kid and she never changed the way she was as we all grew up sincere condolences to her family

  5. So saddened to see her passing. Iaa also worked with Annette for years at Vincennes Walmart. She was such a hard worker and such a good heart & soul. Prayers for her family.

  6. In loving memory of my aunt Net. We spent many nights together when Spring was little and Bob work night shift. Went to bingo together. She was very kind and made me feel safe when I was alone. Spent lots of time with her. Have great memories.

  7. Annette was so kind to our whole family during her last days. We will not forget that. She was kind, patient, and caring. We are so sorry for your loss.

  8. Such a shock OM, fly high my friend till we meet again
    To Steve an family members God Blessings to all my condolences

  9. So sorry to hear about Annette. I doesn’t many a lunch hour with her at Wal-Mart. She always smiled, even if she didn’t feel well. Fly high my dear friend.

  10. Loved Annette. She was my neighbor for over 40 years. I greatly admired her work ethic and all that she accomplished.

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