Lugene Andry

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Lugene Andry, age 88, of Birdseye, passed away at 2:10 p.m., on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

He was born August 17, 1927 near Birdseye, Indiana, to Everett and Alice (Eckert) Andry.  He married Norma E. Cook on May 27, 1948 in Jasper, Indiana.  Mr. Andry worked in the road construction business and was employed by Olinger Construction Company for 27 years and J.H. Rudolph Asphalt Company where he retired.  He was a member of the Fairview General Baptist Church in Taswell and charter member of the Birdseye Volunteer Fire Department; he enjoyed farming and was an avid coon hunter in his younger years.  Lugene was preceded in death by his parents; one son, David Andry, who died September 5, 1995; and two brothers, Clifford Andry and Novie Lee Andry who died in infancy.

He is survived by:

His wife,

Norma E. Andry of Birdseye, Ind.;

One son and daughter-in-law,

Donnie (Margie) Andry of Birdseye, Ind.;

One daughter and son-in-law,

Debbie (Steve) Houchin of Stendal, Ind.;

(3) grandchildren,

Gwen (Scott) Boylan of Indianapolis, Ind.,

Stephen (Lori) Toby of Jasper, Ind.,

Alana (Seth Fauquher) Andry of Birdseye, Ind.;

(3) great grandchildren,

Samantha Boylan, Kayla Toby and Cody Casper;

(1) great-great grandchild,

Nyla Lee Casper;

and by many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Lugene Andry will be held at 2:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Friday, September 25, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Birdseye Cemetery in Birdseye.  The Reverend Albert Madden and Reverend Kim Allen will officiate at the funeral.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 3:00-8:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Thursday.  A vigil service, conducted by members of the Birdseye Volunteer Fire Department, will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday evening, at the funeral home.  In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Fairview General Baptist Church, the Birdseye Volunteer Fire Department, or the Birdseye Cemetery Association.  Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.

Rose Ann Wilson

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Rose Ann Wilson, Age 74 of Saint Anthony, Indiana died at 5:07 p.m. Thursday, (September 17, 2015) at Brookside Village in Jasper.

She was born in Jasper, Indiana on October 8, 1940 to Herbert and Ardella (Stenftenagel) Hopf.  She married William J. Wilson on July 8, 1967 in St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland and he preceded her in death on March 2, 2006.

Rose was a graduate of Ireland High School where she was the valedictorian of her class.

Rose retired from Smitty Farm Equipment store in Jasper where she had worked for 35 years. And also worked at Shoe Show and Goodies in Jasper.

She is a member of Saint Anthony Catholic Church.

She enjoyed her grandchildren, family and friends.  Her hobbies, Country Music, Sewing and her flower garden.

Surviving,

Three sons,

Mark Wilson, Huntingburg, IN

Jason Wilson and wife Teresa , Blacksburg, VA

Steve Wilson, Huntingburg, IN

Four   Grandchildren, William and Riley, Noah and Liam.

Three Sister,

Betty Edwards and husband Richard, Ireland, IN

Sylvia Fleck and Husband Gilbert, Ferdinand, IN

Marilyn Burris and husband Jerry, Jasper, IN

Three brothers,

William Hopf and wife Darlene, Jasper, IN

Ralph Hopf and wile Carol, Ireland, IN

Gary Hopf and wife Kathy, Jasper, IN

Preceding her in death besides her husband is one daughter, Lisa Rose Wilson.

Funeral services for Rose Ann Wilson will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, (September 21, 2015) in Saint Anthony Catholic Church with burial to follow in Saint Anthony Cemetery.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time at Saint Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony.

Memorial contributions may be made to Saint Anthony Catholic Church, Lange Fuhs Cancer Center or to a favorite charity.

Frances T. Dick

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Frances T. Dick, age 93 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 9:34 a.m. on Tuesday (September 15, 2015) at Brookside Village in Jasper, Indiana.

Frances was born in Jasper, Indiana on March 10, 1922 to Joseph  and Catherine (Keller) Henke.  She married Linus L. Dick on July 20, 1940.  He preceded her in death on June 2, 1996.

She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and their Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  She was also a member of the Jasper Circle of the Daughters of Isabella.

She enjoyed quilting and playing cards.

Surviving;

Four Daughters;

Carol Stork, Murfreesboro, TN

Ruth Huelsman and husband John, Jasper, IN

Bonnie Pascoe and husband Dr. David Pascoe, Southold, NY

Janet Sendelweck and husband Ken, Jasper, IN

One Son;

Larry Dick and wife Diana, Salem, IN

12 Grandchildren

20 Great-Grandchildren

One Sister;

Mildred Rocca, Stoneham, MA

Preceding her in death beside her husband  were sisters; Stella Hopf, Mary Lou Ballinger, Marita Keith, Rosie Wigand, and infant sister Caroline Henke, brothers; Alphonse, Othmar, Gus, Walter, Edgar, Victor, Gilbert, and Robert Henke.

Funeral services for Frances T. Dick will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (September 19, 2015) at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, IN, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper, IN.

Friends may call from 9:00a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time on Saturday (September 19, 2015) at Holy Family Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church, or the Dubois County Humane Society.

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

Edward A. Wening

Edward A. Wening, age 83, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday (September 15, 2015) at Memorial Hospital in Jasper.

Ed was born in Portersville, Indiana on February 21, 1932 to Leo and Annetta (Kieffner) Wening.  He married Ioma D. Sendelweck on April 26, 1955, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

Ed was a U.S. Army veteran, serving during the Korean War.

He was a lifetime farmer with his family farm,  Wening Farms.

He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, where he served as president and other positions throughout the years.  He was a member of the American Legion Post #147, the Moose Lodge #1175, and the Jasper German Club.

He enjoyed farming, dancing, card playing and his family.

Surviving,

Wife;

Ioma Wening, Jasper, IN

One daughter,

Brenda L. Pfister, and her husband Joe, Carmel, IN

One son,

Brent Wening, and his wife, Joanie, Jasper, IN

Five Grandchildren,

Byron and Tyler Wening, and Nicholas, Kenwyn, and Kendall Pfister

One Great Grandson,

Jayce Wening

One sister,

Lovella Nigg, Jasper, IN

Funeral services for Edward A. Wening will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (September 19, 2015) at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.  The American Legion Post #147 will conduct military gravesite rites.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday (September 18, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services from 10:00-11:00 a.m. at the church.  The Jasper Moose Lodge will conduct a memorial service at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, The American Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or to a favorite charity.

Geraldine (Gerry) LeMastus

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Geraldine (Gerry) LeMastus, age 86 of Jasper, passed away at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, (September 15, 2015) at her home in Jasper.

She was born in Jasper, Indiana on October 4, 1928 to Roman and Carrie (Hoffman) Kunkel. She married Gerald “Bill” LeMastus on April 12, 1951 in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, he preceded her in death on December 27, 1990.

Gerry retired as co-owner of The Gallery.  She also was an artist and also operated a graphic design shop in Jasper for many years.

She is a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church and Precious Blood Ladies Society and volunteered at Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center in Jasper.

Her hobbies were artistic endeavors, golfing, sewing, and playing cards.

Surviving,

Daughter,

Carolyn Hilsmeyer and husband Tom, Jasper, IN

Sons,

Jim “Bo”LeMastus, Louisville, KY

Don LeMastus, Orlando, FL

John LeMastus and spouse Kristen, Louisville, KY

Six grandchildren, Brooke, Stacey, Tim, Greg, MeKenzie and Jackie.

Preceding her in death besides her husband are sisters,

Catherine “Catty” Rohleder

Antoinette “Nets” Birge

Maxine Barnett

Betty Fleck

Roma McCloskey

LeoNore “Kink” Whaley

Anna Mae “Mazie” Fehribach

Brother, Marvin “Bud” Kunkel

Funeral services for Gerry  LeMastus will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, (September 18, 2015) in Precious Blood Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, (September 17, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel and from 9 -11 a.m. Friday at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to Precious Blood Catholic Church.

Robert L. Durcholz

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Robert L. Durcholz, age 82 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 5:40 p.m. on Sunday (September 13, 2015) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.

Robert was born in Jasper, Indiana on August 29, 1933 to Lawrence and Hilda (Oeding) Durcholz.  He married Mary Kapp on March 5, 1958 at St. Meinrad.  She preceded him in death on December 19th, 2007.

Robert retired from JOFCO in Jasper.

He was a Army Veteran  from 1955 to 1957 and served in the Korean War.

He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana.

He enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, playing cards, and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving,

One Son;

Gary Durcholz and wife Mary Ann, St. Anthony, IN

One Son-In-Law;

Stan Scherle, Jasper, IN

Three Grandchildren

Kim Dutkosky, Kara Glendening, and Mitchell Durcholz

Four Great Grandchildren

Marek and Natia Dutkosky and Josslyn and Kendyl Glendening

One brother;

Harold Durcholz and wife Virlee, Ferdinand, IN

Preceding him in death beside his wife was one daughter, Joyce Scherle, and one brother, Lawrence Durcholz.

Funeral services for Robert L. Durcholz will be held at  9:30 a.m. on Friday (September 18, 2015) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, IN, with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.  The Jasper VFW Post #673 will conduct military gravesite rites.

Friends may call from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Thursday (September 17, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, Indiana.

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

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

Lois A. Boggs

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Lois A. Boggs, age 76 of Jasper, IN, formerly of Prescott, AZ,  passed away at 3:05 p.m. on Sunday (September 6, 2015) at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.

Lois was born in Jasper, Indiana on July 25, 1939 to Herman and Elenora (Mehringer) Rasche.  She married Jack Boggs on September 3, 1961 in St. Louis MO,  He preceded her in death in November 12, 2004.

She was a graduate of the Jasper High School Class of 1957.

Lois graduated from St. Louis University with a degree in physical therapy and worked as a physical therapist for many years.

She enjoyed watching professional Football and reading.

Surviving,

One Daughter;

Julie Vandiver and husband George, Chino Valley, AZ

Two Granddaughters;

Ashley Frett and husband Casey of Madison, WI

Alyssa Vandiver, Chino Valley, AZ

Three Sisters;

Viola Wagner and husband Joseph, Jasper, IN

Pearl Spayd and husband Ralph, Jasper, IN

Diane Henke and husband Denny, Winslow, IN

Preceding her  in death was one brother, Ambrose Rasche, and two sisters, Rita Durcholz, and Alberta Weyer.

A memorial mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday (September 19, 2015) at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper with burial at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Precious Blood Catholic Church, Holy Family Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home  in Jasper in charge of arrangements.

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