Clements P. Jochim, 87, Huntingburg

Clements JochemClements P. Jochim, 87, of Huntingburg, died Saturday (February 22) at The Waters of Huntingburg Nursing Center in Huntingburg. He was born February 8, 1927, in Mariah Hill, to Anton and Wilhelmina (Horlander) Jochim. He married Betty Jane Sternberg December 3, 1978, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

Clements retired from Dolly Madison Furniture and also worked as a bartender at Fleig’s in Ferdinand. He was a veteran of the United States Air Force and a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Ferdinand American Legion Post No. 124.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Jane Jochim; one daughter, Jane A. Jochim, Ferdinand; his brother-in-law, Edwin Sternberg, Jr., Huntingburg; one granddaughter, Jennifer (Brett) Greulich, Ferdinand; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Carol J. (Roos) Jochim, who died July 11, 1973, one sister, Sr. Florine Jochim O.S.B., and two brothers, Raymond and Oliver Jochim.

Funeral services at 10 a.m. (EST) Wednesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. The Ferdinand American Legion Post No. 124 Memorial Detail will conduct military graveside rites. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary prayer service will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family online at

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