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Kathleen Jane Fleck, age 71, of St. Anthony, Indiana, passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday (August 16, 2015) at home.

Jane was born in St. Anthony, Indiana on October 23, 1943 to Anthony and Leona (Schuch) Berg.  She married Jerome Fleck on May 16, 1968 in St. Anthony, Indiana.

She worked as a long term cook for Southeast Dubois Schools, she worked at St. Vincent DePaul, and she was a bookkeeper for Hilary Blessinger Accounting and Fleck Construction for many years.

She was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, a past member of the St. Anthony Christian Mothers, St. Anthony Community Club, and the St. Anthony Conservation Club.

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

Surviving,

Husband,

Jerome Fleck, St. Anthony, IN

One daughter,

Lisa Gutgsell, and her husband Blake, Schnellville, IN

One son,

Dean Fleck, and his wife Gerry, St. Anthony, IN

Five grandchildren

Adam, Cole, and Moriah Fleck, and Harrison and Max Gutgsell

Three sisters,

Karen Brames, and her husband, Herman, Trinity, FL

Ruth Schroeder, and her husband, Charlie, Green Castle, IN

Martha “Mert” Birk, and her late husband, Mike Birk, Jasper, IN

Three brothers,

Allen Berg, and his wife, Linda, Lizton, IN

Aaron Berg, and his wife, Susie, Ferdinand, IN

Brian Scott Berg, and his wife Yvonne, Ferdinand, IN

Several Nieces and Nephews

 Funeral services for Kathleen Jane Fleck will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday (August 20, 2015) at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony, Indiana, with burial to follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.

Friends may call from 2:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday (August 19, 2015) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services at the church onThursday.

St. Anthony Parish will pray a rosary at 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

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

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

Larry R. Schaefer, 68 of Ferdinand passed away Friday August 14th in Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center, Jasper. Larry was born in St. Meinrad to Othmar & Perline (Ernst) Schaefer. His first wife Diana (Scott) Peters died May 31, 2005. He married Cindy Gehlhausen – Schipp on April 12, 2008.

Larry retired in 2012 from Kimball International after 48 years and worked part-time at Holiday World after retirement. He enjoyed traveling, playing euchre & cinch, spending time with family & friends, and celebrating special times with his grandchildren. He was a member of the Fraternal Order Of Eagles, Jasper Moose Lodge, Jasper Recreation Club, and the Jasper Gun Club. He served in the Army National Guard and was a member of Ferdinand American Legion Post 12. He was preceded in death by brothers, Kenneth, Otsie, Jr., and infant David Schaefer, sisters, Debra, Chrissy Schaefer.

Surviving are his wife Cindy Schipp- Schaefer. 1 daughter, Kelli Lehmkuhler and husband John of St. Anthony, 1 son, Curt Schaefer and wife Jamie of Jasper. 4 step-sons, Chris Peters and wife Thess of Jasper, Tom Peters and wife Laura of Ireland, Aaron Schipp and wife Amanda of Greenwood, Adam Schipp and wife Emily of Ferdinand, 1 step-daughter, Amber Wehr and husband Mike of Sharpsburg, GA. 17 grandchildren . 5 sisters, Marilyn Haefling and husband Ed of Evanston, Pat Hochgesang and husband Mike, Brenda Stallings and fiancé Curt Trainer of Jasper, Shirley Haug and husband Steve of Ferdinand, and Donna Klein and husband Kim of St. Croix.

Funeral services 10:00 AM Tuesday in Saint Ferdinand Catholic Church, with burial to follow in Enlow Cemetery, Jasper. Friends may call from 2 to 8:00 PM Monday & 7 to 9:30 AM Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand. Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 will have military services Monday at 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

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Ronald M. Dowdell, age 74, of the Duff Community, passed away at 2:15 a.m., on Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at his residence.

He was born March 25, 1941 in Warrick County, Indiana, to John Raymond and Estle (Howard) Dowdell.  He married Viola Ruth Reinbold on March 25, 1961 at the Church of Christ in Duff.  Mr. Dowdell worked in manufacturing at Kimball International for 43 years and retired in 2003.  He was a member of the Church of Christ in Duff and the Duff Conservation Club.  He was preceded in death by his father, John Raymond Dowdell; his mother, Estle (Howard) Dowdell Wallace; his step-father, Fred Wallace; his wife, Viola Ruth (Reinbold) Dowdell who passed away June 26, 2014; and two grandsons, Ryan A. Dowdell who passed away March 30, 2013 and David Dodson III who passed away November 4, 2014.

He is survived by:

One daughter,

Carolyn Dodson of Huntingburg, IN,

Two sons and two daughter-in-laws,

Scott (Susan) Dowdell of Syracuse, IN,

Alan (Kerry) Dowdell of Winslow, IN,

and one step-sister,

Imogene Taylor of Mount Carmel, Illinois.

Funeral services for Ronald M. Dowdell will be held at 2:00 p.m., E.D.T., onSaturday, August 15, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Mayo Cemetery near Duff.  The funeral services will be officiated by Larry Mickler.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., on Saturday, the day of the funeral.  Condolences may be shared with the family online at:  www.nassandson.com.

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Sandra Kay “Sandy” Huff Enlow, age 56, of Doolittle Mills, passed away Wednesday morning, August 12, 2015 at her residence.

She was born January 7, 1959 in Huntingburg, Indiana, to John and Dorothy (Wilkey) Huff.  She married Charles Enlow August 1, 2015 at the Bethel Christian Church in Doolittle Mills.  Sandy was a proud grandparent who loved her children and grandchildren, enjoyed playing games over the internet and watching crime dramas on television, and adored her beloved dog “Kickers”.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father; and nephew, Robby Huff.

She is survived by:

Her husband,

Charlie Enlow of Doolittle Mills, IN,

Five children,

Charles (spouse, Sara) Hensley of Eckerty, IN,

Jenney Ramos of Jasper, IN,

Tonya Bouillon of Ferdinand, IN,

Kathy Harrison of English, IN,

Nikki Enlow of English, IN,

Seven siblings,

Doug Huff of Jasper, IN,

Joyce Rickenbaugh of English, IN,

Mark Huff of Birdseye, IN,

Clifford Huff of Jasper, IN,

Scott Huff of Birdseye, IN,

Tracy Huff of Eckerty, IN,

Gail Berg of Birdseye, IN,

and (12) grandchildren,

Dallas Bouillon, Alex Hensley, Searra Hensley, Shayna Hensley, Saydea Hensley, Nathen Ramos, Sammy Ramos, Izabella Ramos, Destiny Enlow, Isaaha Harrison, Camron Harrison and Jazmine Harrison.

Funeral services for Sandy Huff Enlow will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T. (9:00 a.m., C.D.T.), on Saturday, August 15, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Cox Cemetery in Kyana.  The Reverend Albert Madden will officiate at the services.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-8:00 p.m., E.D.T. (1:00-7:00 p.m., C.D.T.), on Friday.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to assist with funeral expenses.  Condolences may be shared with the family online at:  www.nassandson.com.

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Dorothy M. Aufderhar, age 95, of Jasper, formerly of Huntingburg, passed away at 4:45 p.m., on Thursday, August 13, 2015 at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

She was born April 9, 1920 in Huntingburg, Indiana, to Walter and Adelia (Frick) Heim.  Dorothy graduated from Huntingburg High School in 1938 and was united in marriage to Albert J. Aufderhar on July 28, 1940 at Salem Church.  Dorothy worked as a school secretary at Southridge High School.  She was a member of the Business & Professional Women, the Huntingburg Research Club, the Dubois County Home Economics Club, and was a faithful member of Salem United Church of Christ in Huntingburg where she served as past President of the Women’s Guild and as Chairwoman of Salem’s 150th Anniversary Committee.  In 1993, the 19th General Synod of the United Church of Christ honored Dorothy by presenting to her the award for Outstanding Lay Woman of the Indiana-Kentucky Conference of churches.  Dorothy enjoyed bird watching, researching genealogy, and loved to read.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert J. Aufderhar, who passed away December 20, 2001; one brother, Don Heim; two sisters, Mildred Springston and Evelyn Meyerholtz; one son-in-law, Terry Eastwood; and one grandson, Justin Todd Eastwood.

She is survived by:

Two sons and one daughter-in-law,

Steve Aufderhar of Ball Ground, Georgia,

John (Linda) Aufderhar of Madison, Alabama,

Three daughters and one son-in-law,

Jan (John) Weyer of Jasper, IN,

Joyce Eastwood of Jasper, IN,

Sara Aufderhar of Ocala, Florida,

One sister and brother-in-law,

Wilma (Bill) Barnhart of Tell City, IN,

by (9) grandchildren, (5) step grandchildren, (2) great grandchildren and (11) step great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Dorothy Aufderhar will be held at 10:00 a.m., E.D.T., onMonday, August 17, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at Fairmount Cemetery in Huntingburg.  The Reverend Mark West will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 2:00-6:00 p.m., on Sunday.  Memorial contributions can be made to Salem United Church of Christ.  Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.

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Norman F. Caldemeyer, age 88, of Stendal, Indiana, passed away at 6:55 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2015 at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

He was born April 22, 1927 in Stendal, Indiana, to Henry and Loumira “Lou” (Doetker) Caldemeyer.  He was united in marriage to Betty M. Blount on August 30, 1952 in Stendal.  Norman was a retired residential brick layer and stone mason.  He often contributed his time and masonry skills to the benefit of community projects.  He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stendal, the Brick Layers Union, and the Lockhart Township Volunteer Fire Department.  He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Seoria Vaughn, and one brother, William Caldemeyer.

He is survived by:

His wife,

Betty M. Caldemeyer of Stendal, IN,

Eight children,

Brenda Houchin of Stendal, IN,

Larry Caldemeyer of Lynnville, IN,

Karen Dixon of Winslow, IN,

Sharon Roettger of Stendal, IN,

Gary Caldemeyer of Stendal, IN,

Rita Williams of Stendal, IN,

Kutina Kline of Holland, IN,

William Caldemeyer of Stendal, IN,

One brother,

David Caldemeyer of Stendal, IN,

by (23) grandchildren, (29) great grandchildren and (3) great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services for Norman Caldemeyer will be held at 2:00 p.m., E.D.T., onMonday, August 17, 2015 at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg with burial to follow at St. Paul Cemetery located on the west side of Stendal.  The Reverend Tom Deen will officiate at the service.

Friends may call for visitation at the Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg from 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., on Monday, the day of the funeral.  Memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.  Condolences may be shared online at: www.nassandson.com.

Anthony R. “Tony” Hassfurther, 56 of Ferdinand passed away Friday August 7th in Memorial Hospital & Health Care Center, Jasper. He was born January 12, 1959 in Jasper. In. to Linus & Darlene (Hasenour) Hassfurther.

Tony was a former construction worker for several companies in the area, and a farmer. He enjoyed horses, and horse drawn farm equipment, thrashing wheat, storytelling and jokes. He was a member of Early Days Antique Club.

Surviving are 2 daughters, Amanda Koch and husband Aaron of New Boston and Ashley Kellems and husband Jesse of St. Meinrad. His parents Linus & Darlene Hassfurther of Ferdinand. 3 grandchildren, Logan & Jacob Hockenberry, and Vanesa Kellems. 2 sisters, Sheila Fleck and husband Cliff of Jasper, Cindy Hassfurther of Ferdinand. 3 brothers, Russell Hassfurther and wife Tina, Bill Hassfurther, and Andy Hassfurther and wife Brenda all of Ferdinand. 7 nieces & nephews.

Funeral services 10:00 AM Tuesday August 11th in Saint Ferdinand Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Friends may call after 8:00 AM Tuesday at the church. Becher Funeral Home, Ferdinand is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.