Irma K. Sermersheim, 99, Jasper

Irma K. Sermersheim, 99, of Jasper, died Monday (March 19) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg December 9, 1918, to Joseph A. and Ottilla (Heitz) Schulte. She married Leroy A. Sermersheim November 16, 1940, at St. Meinrad. He died February 28, 1989.

Irma was a homemaker and a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. She enjoyed bird watching, puzzles, and crossword puzzles.

She is survived by one daughter, Elaine M. Kluesner and husband Tom, Jasper; three sons, Fred J. Sermersheim and wife Nora and Ronald E. Sermersheim, all of Jasper, and Kevin S. Sermersheim and wife Cindy, Loogootee; nine grandchildren, Fred Jr., Brian, Mandy, Laura, Chris, Tatum, Brock, Doug. and Wade; and nine great-grandchildren, Joshua, Jordan, Jared, Breann, Andrew, Lane, Cade, Xavier, and Grant.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sons, Gregory A. and David L. Sermersheim, and two sisters, Irene Tewell and Juanita Tretter.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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