D. Helen Bohnert, 89, Jasper

D. Helen BohnertD. Helen Bohnert, 89, of Jasper, died Wednesday (March 26) at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born December 22, 1924, in Ireland, to John and Elizabeth (Marks) Leinenbach. She married Charles “Botts” Bohnert November 27, 1947, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Helen retired from General Beverage in Jasper. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Jasper Circle of the Daughters of Isabella. She was a graduate of Ireland High School and Lockyear Business College and enjoyed needlework.

Surviving are her husband, Charles “Botts” Bohnert, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nephews.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Marion Rudolph and Bettye Dudine, and four brothers; Julius, Alfred, Eugene and Charles Leinenbach.

A Christian Memorial Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial following in Jasper City Enlow Cemetery. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Monday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

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