John R. Mehringer, 61, Jasper

John R. Mehringer, 61, of Jasper, died Friday, November 23, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper April 20, 1957, to Pete and Helen (Fest) Mehringer.

John worked in construction and carpentry most of his life. He enjoyed working outside, gardening, and watching the sunset.

He is survived by three daughters, Tammy Barkley and husband Al,  Huntingburg, Amber Skinner and husband Bryce, Logan, Utah, and April Clark and husband Gene, Holland; one son, Shawn Mehringer, Huntingburg; 10 grandchildren; four sisters; Lillian Thimling and husband Robert and Lou Wells and husband Gary, all of Jasper, Helen Holtkamp and husband Vincent, Luray, Missouri, and Frances Hartford and husband Dan, Lyle, Washington; and two brothers, George Mehringer and wife Clara and Ed Mehringer and wife Karen, all of Jasper.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his companion, Sharon Lawson, one brother, Roman Mehringer, and two siblings who died in infancy.

Private services were held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper. Online condolences can be shared at

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