Margaret M. Schroering, 93, Jasper

Margaret SchroeringMargaret M. Schroering, 93, of Jasper, died Thursday (January 14) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine June 29, 1922, to George H. and Caroline (Schnell) Heldman. She married Gilbert H. Schroering October 6, 1945, at St. Celestine Church. He died September 4, 1977.

Margaret was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine. She was a member of the St. Ann’s Society of St. Joseph Church. She was a cook for many years at St. Celestine Elementary School, and taught religious education classes. She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one son, John Schroering and wife Krista, Dubois; three daughters, Jean Jahn and husband Larry, St. Anthony, and Bonnie Uebelhor and husband Steve, and Mona Wagner and husband Dave, all of Huntingburg; 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Leona Kluemper and Lucille Blume, both of Jasper, and Delphine Knies and husband Earl, Celestine; one brother, Cletus Heldman and wife Ruth, Aberdeen, Maryland; two sisters-in-law, Veronica Heldman, Celestine, and Marcella Heldman, Indianapolis; and one brother-in-law, Elmer Joe Schroering and wife Linda, Jasper.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two daughters, Deborah Schoering, who died in childhood, and Marlene McCormick, one grandson, Ryan Uebelhor, one sister, Albertha Knies, and four brothers, Barnabas, Joseph, Raymond, and Norman Heldman.

Friends may call from noon-6 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. St. Joseph’s St. Ann’s Society will pray the rosary at 11:45 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine Church, St. Joseph Church, or to the Dubois County Right to Life. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Celestine Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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