Helen M. Mehringer, 86, Ireland

Helen M. Mehringer, 86, of Ireland died Friday, July 12, 2019, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Dubois May 22, 1933 to Theodore “Ted” and Clara (TheisingHeeke. She married Richard L. Mehringer on June 28, 1955 in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois. He died September 5, 1999.  

She worked as an administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Jasper for over 30 years. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland and their St. Anne’s Sodality. She enjoyed food and cooking, gardening, and being a loving mother.  

She is survived by one daughter, Lynn Mehringer of Ireland, one son, Mike Mehringer of Milwaukee, WI, and nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Hilda Schmitt, and three brothers, Dennis, Eugene, and Herman Heeke 

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m at the church following visitation, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Alzheimer’s Association, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com 

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