Harvey J. Zehr, 90, Jasper

harvey-zehrHarvey J. Zehr, 90, of Jasper, died Wednesday (November 2) at Brookside Village in Jasper. He was born in Dubois March 4, 1926, to George and Barbara (Seitz) Zehr. He married Louise Hemmerlein January 3, 1948, at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Dubois.

Harvey retired as an accountant for the Dubois Rural Electric Cooperative after 45 years of service. He was a member of St. Peter’s Church and enjoyed farming, hunting, Indiana University sports, and spending time with his family and dogs.

He is survived by his wife, Louise Zehr; two daughters, Brenda Schmett and husband David, Huntingburg, and Karen Zehr-Miller and husband Bruce, Stendel; one son, Mark Zehr and wife Kim, Jasper; six grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one sister, Eldena Otto, and five brothers, George, Chester, Warren, Wellmert, and Vic Zehr.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Peter’s United Church of Christ. Memorial contributions may be made to the church, to PAWS Animal Shelter, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be made at www. becherkluesner.com. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Peter’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. John Sterrett will officiate.

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