Cathy J. Sturgeon, 56, Dubois

Cathy SturgeonCathy J. Sturgeon, 56, of Dubois died Wednesday (September 25) at her home. She was born in Jasper December 13, 1956, to Amos and Cecelia (Schneweis) Hemmerlein.

Cathy worked for Kimball Electronics in Jasper for 38 years. She was a member of the Women of the Moose, and assisted with Dubois County Relay for Life. She enjoyed traveling, playing cards, cooking, and spending time with her grandkids.

Surviving are two daughters, Cori Sturgeon, Dubois, and Kristi Cottom and husband Andrew, Dubois; one brother, Don Hemmerlein and wife Sue, Celestine; one sister, Rosie Knies and husband John, Arlington, Texas; four grandchildren,
Alexis Sturgeon, and Faith, Rhylee Jo, and Corbin Cottom.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Jesse Jo Sturgeon.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois with burial to follow at a later date. Friends may call from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Raphael Catholic Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at

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