Joseph

January 8, 1963 ~ September 12, 2021

Born in: Vincennes, IN
Resided in: Vincennes, IN

Joseph E. Sanneman, Jr. 58, passed away at 9:53 am on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at his residence. Joe was born in Vincennes, IN on January 8, 1963 and he was the son of Joseph E. Sr. and Beverly Jean (Street) Sanneman.

Joe was a 1981 graduate of Vincennes Lincoln High School and went on to Vincennes University and then obtained his bachelors degree in Business Administration from Indiana University.  Joethen went out into the business world starting his career at General Railroad in St. Louis, MO. He then went on to have successful careers working for Dial Corp, US Air and then for the Department of National Affairs in Washington, DC leaving there in 2009 to return to Vincennes due to health issues.

Survivors include his sisters, Tammy Cooper and her significant other, Bob Cuneo of Vincennes, Debbie Daffron and her husband Doug of Vincennes; nieces, Amanda Evenson, Shelby VanLue, nephew, Tyler Daffron; as well as his great nieces and nephews, Conner, Carson, Chevy, and Ryleigh Goforth, Gavin Blann, Lillian Daffron, Joely and Dylan Evenson, and Brennen Stanton. Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Jean Sanneman, and his niece, Auburn Goforth.

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Memorial Park Cemetery, 919 Willow St., Vincennes, IN with Troy Pickel officiating. Goodwin-Sievers Funeral Home is honored to be entrusted with the care of Joe.

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Graveside Service: September 21, 2021 10:00 am

Memorial Park Cemetery
919 Willow Street
Vincennes, IN 47591


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  1. Tammy my heart breaks for you. Joey was such a good little boy. He lived u dearly and appreciated all you did for him. I enjoyed going to Montana Mike’s with him that evening. He loved going out to eat. No more suffering. God has taken him home to be at peace. Love and strength my friend and neighbor.

  2. so sorry for the loss of your brother tammy, i didnt know him but if i ever did it would be a greater loss to me becuse with the information i gatherd he was a great man and a true american may he rest in peace and god speed to reach his final resting place with the angels…love you and i hope you will be good with his passing .amen

  3. The two words that come to mind with Joe are generosity and laughter. We met as co-workers in the late 80s and became friends. He played Santa one year surprising my son at our home. He always, always made me laugh in some form each and every time I saw him or spoke with him on the phone. We had a few fun work related antics that still make me smile. Gone too early, but will not be forgotten.

  4. Sorry to hear of your loss and the passing of Joe. We were good friends in high school and we had many great times hanging out, including working on the yearbook together and cruising the streets of Vincennes. My thoughts and prayers for your family. May God grant him eternal rest.

    • Francis…Thank you for your kind words..Joe sure thought alot of you..He would often say to me I wonder how Francis is..He’s at peace now..He had it of health issues..I hope this finds you and your family well..Thanks again…Tammy

  5. Joe was a classmate and even though hadden been in contact since our graduation in 1981 am saddened by his passing.

    Condolences to his family and friends as way too young.
    Courtney Witte

  6. My best friend Joey. Our childhood was filled with adventures on our bikes, playing in the river and Kelso Creek, sneaking our bikes up an elevator in a VU bldg. and riding down the hall, playing in my playhouse, giving Lassie baths in the driveway, painting the swing set, ashpit picking for treasures. He was my best friend and I have such loving memories of him. Rest Joey, love you. ~Marcella

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