Emily M. Rasche, 72, Jasper

Emily RascheEmily M. Rasche, 72, of Jasper, died Wednesday (February 1) at her home. She was born in Jasper January 1, 1945, to Carl J (Bun) and Wilma (Brown) Giesler.

Emily retired from Kimball Electronics where she worked for 30 years. She also worked for Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in medicals records. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, Jasper Moose Lodge No.1175, and the VFW Auxiliary. She enjoyed her grandchildren and socializing with her friends.

She is survived by four sons, Rick Rasche and wife Lisa, Huntingburg, Tim Rasche and wife Ann and Jayme Rasche and wife Wendy, all of Jasper, and Shane Rasche, Bloomington; one sister, Sarah Frazier, Lafayette; one brother, Gerry Giesler and wife Carol, Jasper; and six grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one grandson, Elliott Rasche, one brother, Carl C. “Junie” Giesler, and one step-granddaughter, Crystal Lockyear.

Friends may call from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Shiloh Cemetery.

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