Memorials

Marcella C. Weyer, 92 of Ferdinand passed away Sunday June 21,2015 in Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born February 25, 1923 in Saint Anthony, In. to Henry & Tillie (Burke) Hasenour. She married Leo G. Weyer on April 15,1948 in St. Anthony Catholic Church, St. Anthony. He preceded her in death on December 22,2001.

Surviving are a son, Kenneth Weyer and wife Patty of Ferdinand. 3 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by 2 sons, Michael and Charles Weyer, brother, Ray Hasenour, sisters, Lena Steffen, and Carrie Toby. 6 siblings in infancy, Birgita, Mary, Elizabeth, Bernard, Arnold, Andrew Hasenour.

Marcella was a member of Saint Ferdinand Parish and its St. Anns Sodality. She enjoyed quilting, listening to music, Bingo, watching game shows, and enjoyed spending time with her family.

Funeral services 9:00 AM Wednesday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2 to 8:00 PM Tuesday & 7 to 8:30 AM Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Ferdinand Parish or The Sisters Of St. Benedict, Ferdinand. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

Foster, Betty Lou

Betty Lou Foster, age 75 of Dubois, Indiana, passed away at 9:34 p.m. on Saturday (June 20,2015) in St. Charles Healthcare Campus in Jasper, IN.

She was born on September 2, 1939 in Dubois, Indiana to Urban and Marie (Mathies) Fischer.  She married Tommy L. Foster on October 29, 1966 in St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois, IN.

Betty was homemaker, and a graduate of Dubois High School Class of 1957.

She was a member of St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois, IN.

She enjoyed playing cards and bingo, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving,

Husband;

Tommy Foster, Dubois, IN

Two sons;

Myron Foster and wife Janelle, Ireland, IN

Ryan Foster, Louisville, KY

Two grandsons;  Luke and Reid Foster

One Sister;

Shirley Grubb, Dubois, IN

Preceding her in death was one brother David Fischer.

Funeral services for Betty Lou Foster will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday (June 25, 2015) at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday (June 24, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, IN.

Memorial contributions may be to St. Raphael’s Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Harder, Denise

Denise A. Harder, age 49, of Dubois, Indiana, passed away at 7:05 p.m. on Sunday (June 21, 2015) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.

Denise was born on December 25, 1965 in Dubois, Indiana to Martin and Dorothy (Wolf) Harder.

She was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads.

She enjoyed listening to music and doing puzzles.  She also enjoyed bowling in the Special Olympics.

Surviving,

Step-father,

Rick Lind, Loogootee, IN

One Sister,

Susie Thewes, and her husband, Paul, Celestine, IN

One brother,

Roy Gene Harder, and his wife, Jennifer, Dubois, IN

Preceding her in death are her parents, Martin Harder and Dorothy Lind.

Funeral services for Denise A. Harder will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday (June 24, 2015) at St. John’s Lutheran Church at the Dubois Crossroads, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday (June 23, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Dubois Crossroads, the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana or to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Hilda Anna Davis, 84, of Mariah Hill, passed away, Saturday, June 20th at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. Hilda was born January 28, 1931 in Jasper, to Otto and Florentina (Lindauer) Tretter. She married Paul Davis on October 15, 1955 in Huntingburg United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on July 2, 1995. Hilda enjoyed quilting and traveling with her husband. She was a bank teller at First National Bank Huntingburg.

Hilda is survived by a sister, Vernita Burgdorf and husband John of Huntingburg. Several nieces and nephews also survive. Hilda was preceded in death by a son, Steven Payne and a sister, Dorothy Nord.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, at 10:00 AM CDT in Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Mariah Hill with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 8:00 AM CDT until time of services at the church. Memorial contributions may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

Main, Robert

Robert E. Main, age 77 of Dubois, Indiana, passed away at 3:15 p.m. on Saturday (June 20, 2015) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper, IN.

Robert was born on February 23, 1938 in Jasper, IN  to Roy and Marie (Schubel) Main.  He had two marriages.  His first marriage was to Patricia Ann Ward on November 17, 1966. She preceded him in death on March 25, 1973.  His second marriage was to Rita Fest  onApril 6, 1981.

Robert was the Street Commissioner for the City of Jasper, from which retired after 20 plus years of service.   He also previously worked as an over the road truck driver for R. L. Jefferies.

He was a U.S. Army Veteran.

He enjoyed watching NASCAR racing, bluegrass music, automotive repair, sightseeing the country, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Surviving,

Wife;

Rita Main, Dubois, IN

Four Daughters;

Kathy Seckinger and husband Bob, Fulda, IN

Della Green and husband Darrel, Chrisney, IN

Brenda Coulter and husband Mike, Loogootee, IN

Melissa Hendrixson and husband Scott, Petersburg, IN

Six Sons;

Curt Begle and wife Ruth, Ferdinand, IN

Roy Main and wife Shelly, Ireland, IN

Bernard Main and wife Elaine, Huntingburg, IN

Gerald Begle and wife Anita, Ferdinand, IN

Daniel Main, Dubois, IN

David Main and wife Jill, Jasper, IN

24 Grandchildren

7 Great-Grandchildren

One Sister;

Charlotte Jenson and husband Ron, Oklahoma City, OK

Preceding him in death beside his first wife Patricia was one son, Doug Begle, two Grandchildren, Teresa Seckinger and Lexi Begle,  two sisters, Connie Whittinghill and Mary Powell,  and one brother, Raleigh Main.

Funeral services for Robert Main will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday (June 24, 2015) at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, IN, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Tuesday (June 23, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and one hour before the 10 a.m. service time at St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, IN.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Henry Catholic Church or to a favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Schuch, Virlee

Virlee I. Schuch, age 76 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday (June 16, 2015) at her home.

Virlee was born on April 15, 1939 in Ferdinand , Indiana to Victor and Ida (Auffart) Begle. She had two marriages.  Her first marriage was to John Scherle on November 21, 1959.  He preceded her in death on August 16, 1966.   Her second marriage was to Gaylord Schuch onOctober 30, 1970.  He preceded her in death on February 22, 1999.

Virlee worked as a cook for Jasper Middle School for many years.

She was a member of Precius Blood Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana and their Ladies Sodality.  She was also a member of the Jasper Circle of the Daughters of Isabella.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving,

Four Daughters;

Cindy Kloeck and her husband Ray, Ferdinand, IN

Angie Edwards and her husband Weldon, Loogootee, IN

Becky Keller, Jasper, IN

Kim Jochem and her husband Greg, St. Henry,  IN

One Son;

Mike Scherle and his wife Gina, Jasper, IN

Fourteen Grandchildren

Seven Great-Grandchildren

One Sister;

Clara Gogel and her husband Dennis, St. Henry, IN

Two Brothers;

Gene Begle, Jasper, IN

Victor Jr. Begle and his wife Linda, St. Henry, IN

Preceding her in death beside her two husbands was an infant daughter Mary, and one sister Edna Begle.

Funeral Services for Virlee I. Schuch will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday (June 19, 2015) at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper,  Indiana, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper, IN.

Friends may call from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday (June 18, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, IN.  The Precious Blood Ladies Sodality and Jasper D of I will pray a rosary at 1:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Precious Blood Catholic Church, The Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, or Gentiva Hospice.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Delbert Niehaus Obit Photo397

Delbert L. Niehaus, age 77, of Dale, passed away at 3:20 CDT a.m., onMonday, June 15, 2015 at Select Specialty Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.

He was born October 6, 1937 in Holland, Indiana, to Aaron and Opal (Wellmeyer) Niehaus.  He was a veteran of the Army and served in the 2nd Armored Division, “Hell on Wheels” at Fort Hood, Texas.  Delbert worked at Holland Dairy and also as a heavy equipment mechanic at various coal mines.  He was a member of Holland American Legion Post # 343.   He enjoyed sports, fishing and tinkering with his WD 45 Allis Chalmers tractor and socializing with his buddies at the Holland Legion.  He was preceded in death by:  his parents; his twin brother, Delmar; his brothers, Ralph, Donny and Junior Niehaus.

He is survived by:

His wife of 56 years,

Betty (Sibrel) Niehaus,

Three daughters and one son-in-law,

Kim (Gary) Clark of Hamilton, Ohio,

Kelly Niehaus of Yellowbanks, Indiana,

Kristy Miller (fiancé, Vernon Light) of Troy, Missouri,

Three brother-in-laws,

Bill, Jim and Don Sibrel,

One sister,

Anna Mae Williams,

Four grandchildren,

Leah, Lindsi, John and Kayla,

Five great grandchildren,

Owen, Peyton, Cooper, Annabelle and Korbin

Nieces and Nephews.

Funeral services for Delbert Niehaus will be held at 2:00 p.m., E.D.T., onThursday, June 18, 2015 at Nass and Son Funeral Home with burial to follow at St. James Lutheran Cemetery in Holland.  The Holland American Legion Post #343 will conduct military graveside rites.   The funeral service will be officiated by Jack Neighbors.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Wednesday.   Condolences may be shared online at:  www.nassandson.com.