DCBi Staff

A Jasper man and woman who shared a residence where taken to jail after a domestic dispute at their home Thursday afternoon.

Jasper Police say at around 3:20 pm yesterday officers were called to an apartment occupied by 24-year old Cody Schultz and 25-year old Shaina Young located along the 4100 Block of Whilelm Strasse where an investigation by authorities resulted in both Schultz and Young being arrested for domestic battery on one another.

Police say the incident took place in the presence of a child less than 16-years of age.

Therefore both Schultz and Young were charged with a Level 6 felony of Domestic Battery in the presence of a child under the age of 16.

The couple were taken to and booked into the Dubois County Security Center.

83-year old Mary Jo Fisher of Dubois passed away Thursday at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.

She is survived by,

Two Daughters;

Cindy Terwiske of Haysville,

and Paula Wood of O’Fallon, Il

Two Sons;

Rick Fisher of Phoenix, AZ

and Gary Fisher of Dawson Springs, KY

Four sisters, two brothers, 13 Grandchildren and 12 Great-Grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for 83-year Mary Jo Fisher of Dubois will be held at 11 am Monday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois with burial to follow at a later date in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 9 till 11 am service on Monday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Raphael’s Catholic Church or to Heart to Heart Hospice in Jasper.

69-year old Edward Tiemann of Jeffersonville passed away Wednesday at Clark County Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville.

He is survived by

Two sisters,

Theresia Fischer of Ferdinand

and Anna Lee Fischer of Jasper

Several nieces and Nephews also survive.   

Funeral services for 69-year old Edward Tiemann of Jeffersonville will be held at 9 o’clock Monday morning at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand with burial to follow at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church Cemetery in Siberia.

There will be no visitation at the Funeral Home.

29-year old Christopher “Cletus” Klee of Jasper passed away Wednesday at his residence.

He is survived by,

His Mother,

Roberta Klee of Jasper

Two brothers,

Austin Wright of Jasper

and Suade Weisheit of Dubois,

His Companion,

Jessica Miller of Jasper

His Grandfathers,

Donald Herring of Jasper,

and Phil Freeman of Otwell, IN

Funeral services for 29-year old Christopher  “Cletus” Klee of Jasper will be held at 10 am Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, with burial to follow in Enlow Cemetery in Jasper.

Friends may call from 2 till 8 pm Friday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family.

90-year old Ella Mae Nigg of Jasper, formerly of Haysville, passed away Tuesday at Daviess County Community Hospital in Washington.

Surviving,

Three sons;

Thomas Nigg and Joey Nigg both of Jasper,

and James Nigg of Wilmington, DE

Four Grandchildren and five Great-Grandchildren also survive.

Funeral services for Ella Mae Nigg will be held at 10 am Saturday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, with burial to follow at St. Paul’s Cemetery in Haysville.

Friends may call from 3 till 8 pm Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.

The WELCA will have a service at 6 pm at the funeral home.

 Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church or to a favorite charity.

Funeral services for 91-year old Lucille Heilers of Ferdinand will be held at 10 am Friday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call for visitation from 2 till 8 pm this evening and from 7 till 9:30 Friday morning at the Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Benedict.

A second person is now in the running for the office of Mayor for the city of Jasper.

Yesterday Steve Messmer announced he would seek the Republican Party’s nomination for the office.

The office is up for election in 2015.

The 63-year old Messmer is a lifelong resident of Jasper and is a graduate of Jasper High School and Lockyear Business College in Evansville.

He has been involved with Junior Achievement and is a member of the Jasper Moose Lodge and the Jasper Optimists Club. He is also a member of the Sons of the American Legion and attends St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Messmer has led the advertising and marketing efforts of two local corporations ó Spencer Industries of Dale and Uebelhor & Sons of Jasper and Vincennes. He has also continued to work in radio, cable television, technology and website development as well as other corporate ventures.

In a news release Messmer says though the years Jasper has experienced tremendous growth and prosperity due to the vision, planning, and full cooperation of city leaders.

He says as mayor, he will continue that long term vision of growth and success, always working close with city employees, officials, and departments, plus seeking input from all citizens.

Steve Messmer

Steve and his wife, Andrea, live in Jasper and have two sons who also reside in the community.

Messmer is the second person to announce his intentions for the office.  Current Jasper mayor Terry Seitz announced his plans to seek re-election back in late July.