Barbara A. Herbig, 79, Ferdinand

Barbara A. Herbig, 79, of Ferdinand, died Wednesday, May 8, at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper. She was born in Ferdinand January 4, 1940, to Anthony and Frieda (Boeglin) Olinger. She married Gerald “Jerry’ Herbig May 28, 1960, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died December 6, 2013.

Barbara was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church and its Daughters of Isabella. She enjoyed playing cards and belonged to numerous card clubs.

She is survived by a son, Rick Herbig and wife Ava, Cincinnati, Ohio; two daughters, Debbie Hoffman and husband Phil and Sue Herbig, all of Jasper; three brothers, James Olinger and wife Shirley and Andy Olinger and wife Nancy, all of Ferdinand, and Jerry Olinger and wife Julie, Huntingburg; two sisters, Mary Lee Meyer, Mariah Hill, and Norma Steinhart and husband Del, Jasper; four grandchildren, Stephanie Hasenour and husband Davis and Nicholas Hoffman and wife Brooke, all of Ireland, Bradley Herbig and wife Lindsey, Philadelphia, and Kevin Herbig, Gaithersburg, Maryland; and five great-grandchildren, Karley Black, Jake, Ace, and Lucy Hasenour, and Parker Hoffman.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Rachel and Steven Herbig.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Memorial contributions can be made to the Sisters of St. Benedict. Online condolences can be shared at  Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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