Memorials

Hunter, Bill

William M. “Bill” Hunter, age 49 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday (April 9, 2015) at home.

Bill was born on May 31, 1965 in Princeton Indiana, to Joseph and Mary Terese (Pederson) Hunter.

Bill enjoyed IU basketball, cooking for his family, golf, and spending time with his grandkids.

Surviving,

2 Daughters;

Britni Erny and her husband Mark, Jasper, IN

Jordan Beach and her husband Sam, Jasper, IN

2 Sons;

Ty Hunter, Jasper, IN

Tanner Hunter, Jasper, IN

7 grandchildren

3 Sisters ;

Cathy Hunter, Michigan

Nancy Miller and her husband Duane, Michigan

Susan Hunter and her wife Maureen, Michigan

4 Brothers;

Joe E. Hunter  and his wife Leanna, Newburgh, IN

Mark Hunter  and his wife Jen, Princeton, IN

Kevin Hunter  and his wife Lynn, Rockford, Illinois

Mateo Hunter  and his wife Kirsten, Montana

Dear friend, Jill Wigand, Jasper, IN

Preceding him in death were his parents and one infant brother, David Brent Hunter who died in infancy.

Funeral services for Bill Hunter will be held at 10:00 a.m. EST on Monday (April 13, 2015) at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana, with burial to follow at 1:00pm EST (12:00pm Central) at St. Joseph’s cemetery in Princeton, IN.

Friends may call from 3:00-7:00 p.m. on Sunday (April 12, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity..

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

Olive Partenheimer

Olive Partenheimer, age 94, of Princeton, formerly of Birdseye, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at the Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.  She was met in Heaven by her loving husband, Walter “Doug” Partenheimer.  Olive was a strong Christian woman who showed her love for God in the way that she lived, teaching her family, friends and everyone she met the way to live life and to trust everything to God.

She was born December 9, 1920 in Dubois County, Indiana, to Fred and Pearl (Madley) Peterson.  She graduated with the French Lick High School Class of 1939 and married Walter J. “Doug” Partenheimer on April 19, 1941 in English, Indiana.  Olive was a homemaker and member of the New Hope General Baptist Church in Birdseye.  She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.  Olive was a talented woman.  She was an excellent cook and previously owned her own restaurant.  She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Walter J. “Doug” Partenheimer, who passed away December 8, 2010; and one brother, Jerome Peterson.

She is survived by:

Two daughters and two son-in-laws,

Carolyn Sue (Wesley) Haas of Princeton, IN,

Bonna Lou (Joe) Huey of Princeton, IN,

One brother and sister-in-law,

Gene (Neva) Peterson of Birdseye, IN,

Five grandsons,

John (Jennifer) Huey of Denham Springs, Louisiana,

Shawn (Becky) Haas of Princeton, IN,

Jeff (Angie) Huey of Princeton, IN,

Jared (Anna) Huey of Owensville, IN,

Vaughn (Skye) Haas of Mt. Olympus, IN,

and (12) great grandchildren,

Jacob Huey, Jordyn Huey, Jarrin Huey, Jevin Huey, Jacie Huey, Rayne Haas, Kade Haas, Brandt Haas, Alana Haas, Colton Haas, Jordan Hatten and Brandon Hatten.

Funeral services for Olive Partenheimer will be held at 3:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at the Birdseye Cemetery in Birdseye.  Reverend Wesley Haas will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 12:00 noon-3:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Saturday, the day of the funeral. Memorial donations can be made to the Gibson General Hospital 5th Floor Activity Fund.  Condolences may be shared online at:  www.nassandson.com.

Goodhue, Ilene

Ilene B. Goodhue, age 88, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 9:38 a.m. on Wednesday (April 8, 2015) at The Timbers of Jasper.

Ilene was born on Willis Creek, Kentucky, on February 9, 1927 to Jack and Florence (Dicken) Guinn.  She married Johnny Goodhue on July 8, 1954.  He preceded her in death on April 2, 2000.

Ilene was a homemaker.

She loved country music and horse racing, and spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving,

Two sons,

James Goodhue, and his wife, Heather, Jasper, IN

John Goodhue, and his wife, Mary, Denver, CO

Four Grandchildren,

Jace and Jack Goodhue, Caitlin and Skylar Goodhue

One great granddaughter,

Kya Goodhue

Preceding her in death besides her husband are one granddaughter, Jennifer Goodhue, and two brothers, Wendell and Junior Guinn.

Private funeral services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.

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

Seifert, Florence

Florence E. Seifert, age 95 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 1:58 a.m. on Tuesday (April 7, 2015) in Jasper.

Florence was born on October 20, 1919 in Jasper, Indiana to August and Catherine (Streicher) Schroeder.  She married Erwin Seifert on October 7, 1947 in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, IN.  He preceded her in death on January 9, 2015.

She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and their St. Ann’s Society.

Surviving,

Five Daughters;

Donna Humbert and husband Mike

Diane Manley and husband Kevin

Doris Erny and husband Mike

Darlene Mehringer and husband Alan

Lois Rohleder and husband Doug

Four Sons;

Dennis Seifert and wife Marie

Bob Seifert

Duane Seifert and wife Tara

Dean Seifert and wife Mona

All of Jasper

19 Grandchildren

21 Great-Grandchildren

Two Brothers;

Orville Schroeder and wife Viola

Clarence Schroeder and wife Jeannie

Both of Jasper

Preceding her in death beside her husband were sisters Dora Dupps, Leona Thewes, brothers Sylvester, Edwin, Oscar, and Othmar Schroeder, and a daughter-in-law Mary Beth Seifert.

Funeral services for Florence E. Seifert will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday (April 11, 2015) at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana with entombment to follow in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Friday (April 10, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s  Catholic Church, Heart to Heart Hospice, or to a favorite charity.

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

Schnell, Hilbert1

Hilbert Herman Schnell, age 95, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Sunday (April 5, 2015) at home.

Hilbert was born on May 3, 1919 to Jacob and Thresia (Hauser) Schnell.  He married Bernadine Hopf on May 7, 1949 in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.

Hilbert was an Army veteran who served in WWII.  He spent one and a half years in South America guarding the Panama Canal.  He then served in combat duty in the countries of England, France, Belgium, and Germany through the end of the war. He was a witness to the concentration camps in Germany.

Hilbert retired from JOFCO where he had worked for over 38 years.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper and their Holy Name Society.   He was a member of the Jasper VFW Post #673.

He enjoyed working outdoors, gardening, building wood furniture, and he prided himself on his ability to fix things.  He also enjoyed music and dancing at the VFW.

Surviving,

Wife;

Bernadine Schnell, Jasper, IN

Three daughters;

Jan Hasenour, and her husband Ron, Jasper, IN

Darlene Schreiner, and her husband  Kent, Jasper, IN

Cheryl Evans, and her husband Chris, Middletown, IN

Two sons;

James Schnell, Jasper, IN

Larry Schnell, Jasper, IN

Eight grandchildren and Three step-grandchildren

Eight great grandchildren and Five step-great grandchildren

One Brother;

Arthur J. Schnell

Preceding him in death were three sisters; Margaret Vogler, Marie Mundy, and Lorena Gutgsell, and two brothers;  Anthony Schnell and Edwin Schnell.

Funeral services for Hilbert H. Schnell will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday (April 10, 2015) at Holy Family Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.   The Jasper VFW Post #673 will conduct military gravesite rites.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Thursday (April 9, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.  The Holy Family Parish will pray the rosary at 1:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church.

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Rosemary Freson, age 85, of Huntingburg, Indiana, passed away at 12:50 p.m., onWednesday, April 1, 2015 at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

She was born December 6, 1929 in Huntingburg, Indiana, to Hobart and Minnie (Hollander) Chappell.  She married Herb J. Freson on November 30, 1974 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.  Rosemary was a homemaker and had worked as a clerk at Yogi’s Liquor Store.  She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Huntingburg V.F.W. Post #2366 Ladies Auxiliary; was an avid fisherman; enjoyed attending yard sales; and was an enthusiastic collector of anything related to frogs, fish and hummingbirds.  Rosemary was preceded in death by:  her parents; one sister, Jewel Jenkins; three brothers, Bob Chappell, Jack Chappell and Hobart Chappell; and by one grandson.

She is survived by:

Her husband,

Herb J. Freson of Huntingburg, IN,

Four daughters,

Vicky (Steve) Wagner of Huntingburg, IN,

Pat (Dan) Gehlhausen of Celestine, IN,

Barb (Tom) Hall of Holland, IN,

Deanna (Brad) Schmett of La Quinta, California,

One son,

Robert Lange of Jasper, IN,

One stepdaughter,

Dodie (Steve) Uhl of Jasper, IN,

One stepson,

Jim (Sue) Freson of Newburgh, IN,

One brother,

Jerry (Laura) Chappell of Holland, IN,

by (12) grandchildren, (25) great grandchildren and (3) great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Rosemary Freson will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg with burial to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Huntingburg.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., E.D.T., on Monday.  A parish vigil service will be held at 7:00 p.m., Mondayevening, at the funeral home.  Memorial donation can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences may be shared with the family online at:  www.nassandson.com.

William R. Berg, age 90 of  Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 3:45 p.m. on Thursday (April 2, 2015) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper, Indiana.

William was born in Troy, Indiana on October 30, 1924 to Gilbert and Marie (Grass) Berg.  He married Viola Voegerl on September 13, 1947 in St. Anthony Catholic Church.  She preceded him in death on December 24, 2011.

William retired from Kimball International after many years of service.

He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.

He enjoyed working outdoors,  animals and bird watching, watching westerns, and being with friends and family.

Surviving,

Five Daughters;

Mary Dodson and her husband David, Jasper, IN

Barbara Bohne and her husband Jim, St. Anthony, IN
Janet Miller, Jasper, IN

Cindy Strawser and her husband Roger, Jasper, IN

Debra Cleveland and her husband Charles, Tallahassee, FL

Two Sons;

Thomas Berg and his wife Anne, Jasper, IN

Jeff Berg and his wife Ann, Ireland, IN

11 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren, 3 Great Great Grandchildren

One Sister;

Rosemarie Gramelspacher, Jasper, IN

Two Brothers;

Jim Berg, Jasper, IN

John Berg and his wife Liz, Columbia, SC

Preceding him in death beside his wife was one son; Tim Berg, two daughters;  Sandra Berg and Phyliss Berg, one grandson; Andrew Cleveland, one sister; Marjorie Curtain, and an infant brother Joseph Berg.

Funeral services for William R. Berg will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday (April  7, 2015) at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

Friends may call from 2:00-7:00 p.m. on Monday (April 6, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, or to the Dubois County Humane Society.

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