Ann Marie Routson, 69, Noblesville

Ann Marie Routson, 69, of Noblesville, died Friday, September 7, in Red Bank, New Jersey. She was born in Huntingburg November 9, 1948, to Leonard and Dorothea (Stenftenagel) Boeglin. She was a direct descendant of the Stenftenagel family, one of 11 founding families of Jasper in 1847. She married Joe Kaiser August 16, 1970. He died in 2000. She married Don Routson February 14, 2004, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Ann enjoyed traveling, gardening, books, and visiting her children and grandchildren. She was a 1966 graduate of Jasper High School and a 1970 graduate of Indiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree. She earned her Masters in Education degree from the University of Evansville in 1975. She taught Kindergarten – 6th Grade, Art, and Music in the North Spencer County School Corporation for 34 years before retiring in 2004.

She is survived by her husband, Don Routson; two daughters, Kristina Mann and husband Tony, Winslow, and Katie Deitch, Winnetka, Illinois; four sons, Brent Kaiser and wife Kimberly, Lincroft, New Jersey, Nathan Kaiser and wife Laura and Craig Kaiser and wife Chrissy, all of Noblesville, and Fred Routson, Jasper; her mother, Dorothea Boeglin, Jasper; eleven grandchildren, Lillian Mann, Samantha, Madison, Chase, Haylen, Crosby, Nash, Mason, Mackenzie, and Morgan Kaiser, and Charlie Deitch; three sisters, Margaret Gramelspacher and husband Glenn, Florida, and Cathy Siebert and husband Mike and Patty Schoeder and husband John, all of Jasper; two brothers, Bob Boeglin and wife Deb, Santa Claus, and John Boeglin, and wife Deb, Austin, Texas.

In addition to her father and first husband she was preceded in death by her step-father, Ray Schmitt.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Dubois County Community Foundation in Memory of Ann Routson. Online condolences can be chared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at  St. Joseph Church with burial following at a later date.

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