Alan F. Wehr, 64, Ireland

Alan F. Wehr, 64, of Ireland, died Saturday (January 6) at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper September 25, 1953, to Joseph and Anna Marie (Buechler) Wehr.

Alan was a U.S. Marine veteran, a member of the Southern Indiana Leathernecks #931, and American Legion Post #147. He retired as a truck driver for Henke Farms in Holland. He also worked for Elmer Buchta Trucking in Otwell, was a member of the Otwell Ruritan Sled Team, and a past member of Jasper Moose Lodge #1175.

He is survived by two sisters, Kathy Rinderknecht, Ireland, and Kristy James, Ferdinand; one brother, Kenny Wehr, Birdseye; his step-mother, Mary Wehr, Ireland; two nieces; and two nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one one brother, Randy “Tinker” Wehr, one sister, Louise Wehr, who died in infancy, and one brother-in-law, Charles Rinderknecht.

Friends may call from 8-11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. The Southern Indiana Leathernecks will conduct a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church, the Ireland Fire Department, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. American Legion Post #147 will conduct military graveside rites.

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