Hubert “Huby” Goepferich, Jr., 90, St. Meinrad

Hubert Goepferich Jr pic_Hubert “Huby” Goepferich, Jr., 90, of St. Meinrad, died Thursday (July 2) at his home. He was born in Dale December 5, 1924, to Hubert Sr. and Lena (Stallman) Goepferich. He married Romilda Petry June 24, 1947, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand.

Huby was a WWII Army veteran and served in the 8th Cavalry Regiment in the Asiatic Pacific Campaign. He was a member of Dale American Legion. He was a lifelong construction worker and was foreman for several construction companies. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and going to local auctions.

He is survived by his wife, Romilda Goepferich; three daughters, Elaine Begle and husband Richard, of Dale, Susan Vaal and husband John, St. Meinrad, and Janet Mullen and husband Hilbert, Ferdinand; one son, Hubert Goepferich III and wife Charlene, Cincinnati, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Anna May Gogel, of Huntingburg.

Services and visitation from 2-6 p.m. Sunday (EST) at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Rev. Bob Dooley will officiate.


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