Eddie M. Olberding, 72, Jasper

Eddie M. Olberding, 72, of Jasper, died Monday (February 12) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Tell City February 11, 1946, to Edward and Imogene (Freeman) Olberding. He married Linda (Yarnell) Goller June 28, 1997, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Eddie was a 1964 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School and a 1966 graduate of Sullivan Business College. He was a computer programmer for Humana, Memorial Hospital, and BR Associates. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and the Jasper Moose. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and cheering for the Indianapolis Colts and St. Louis Cardinals.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Olberding; two daughters, Jenny Evans and husband Kevin, Newburgh, and Teresa Heeke, Jasper; one step son, Jon Goller and wife Becky, Bedford; three three grandchildren, Cassie and Cameron Heeke and Charlotte Evans; five step-grandchildren, Danielle Jeffers, Ashley Goller, Dylan, Landen, and Mila Goller; two step-great-grandchildren, Kollins and Kolbi Jeffers, his step-mother, Irene Neal and husband Bob, Madison; two half-sisters, Valerie Rudolph and husband Melvin, Henryville, and Toni Olberding, Madison; one half brother, Thomas Mills and wife Robin, Sacramento, California; and one step-brother, Fred Tandy and wife Traci, Madison. He also leaves behind his beloved dog, Ozzie.

He was preceded in death by one daughter, Lesia Olberding, one half-brother, Paul Olberding, and one step-sister, Karen Weaver.

Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. The Jasper Moose will conduct a memorial service at 6 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church with entombment following in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.

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