Steven Grabart Obituary, Death – According to the Posey County Coroner’s Office in EVANSVILLE, the deceased individual in the fatal grain bin accident that occurred on Thursday in Mount Vernon, Indiana has been named as 74-year-old Steven Grabart. The information was provided by the Indiana State Police. Grabart was unable to remove himself from a grain bin in the 900 block of Bellefountaine Cemetery Road, according to the report from the coroner, and this ultimately led to his death.
On Thursday afternoon, shortly after one o’clock, dispatchers for Posey County sent crews from Black Township Fire & Rescue to the scene of the incident. According to a post that was made on Facebook by the township’s fire teams, a number of local farmers assisted with an attempted rescue effort along with multiple fire departments, the Indiana State Police, and the office of the coroner.
“The conclusion of this occurrence was not what everyone was hoping for, but no one gave up attempting to do everything they could to help someone who was in need,” the department said in a tweet. “The conclusion of this occurrence was not what everyone was hoping for.” Our continued thoughts and prayers are with everyone who has been impacted by this.
According to the obituary for Grabart, he was born in Evansville, Indiana on April 22, 1948, and he graduated from Mount Vernon High School in 1966. Additionally, the obituary indicates that he was an avid Indiana Hoosier fan. According to his relatives, he spent his entire life working on the family farm, despite the fact that he had a degree in agriculture from Purdue University.
Funeral services for Grabart are scheduled to take place on Wednesday at ten in the morning at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Mount Vernon. The church will be open for visitation on Wednesday from 9 a.m. until the service hour of 10 a.m., and the Schneider Funeral Home will be open for visitation on Tuesday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m., as stated in the obituary.