Louella H. Obermeier, 86, Jasper

Louella H. Obermeier, 86, of Jasper, died Sunday, April 7, at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born in Ferdinand May 25, 1932, to William and Clara (Miller) Woebkenberg. She married Robert L. Obermeier October 4, 1958, at St. Joseph Church in Dale. He died March 27, 2017, after 59 years of marriage.

Louella was a graduate of Dale High School and Lockyear College. She worked as a bookkeeper before staying home to raise her children. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, the Blessed Virgin Sodality, the Patoka Valley Quilt Guild, and the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. Louella served in many ministries over the years at Holy Family Church and Holy Family School. She received the Evansville Diocese Brute Award in 1991 for her many years serving co-chairperson on the quilting committee.

She is survived by one son, Ron A. (Mary) Obermeier and wife Mary, Newburgh; two daughters, Amy M. Feller and husband Mike, Newburgh, and Ann L. Obermeier, Jasper; three grandchildren, Tori and Luke Obermeier and Josh Feller; and one sister, Betty Dilger, Jasper.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Schaefer and Marilyn Woebkenberg.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday, April 15, at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Holy Family Church. The Blessed Virgin Sodality will pray a rosary at 2:45 p.m. April 15 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to Holy Family Church, the Patoka Valley Quilt Guild, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial  will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 16, at the church with burial following in Fairview Cemetery.

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