Carol M. Herbig, 86, Ireland

Carol M. Herbig, 86, of Ireland, died Thursday, March 26, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Champagne, Illinois, September 14, 1933, to Hubert and Eleanor (Blessinger) Wagner. She married Robert Herbig  August 9, 1955, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland. He died March 18, 2013.

Carol and her husband were co-owners of Bob and Carol’s Catering for over 25 years. She was a member of St Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland and its St. Anne’s Society. He enjoyed quilting, playing cards, bingo, and watching Indiana Universty basketball and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.

She is survived by one daughter, Sherri Patton and husband Brian, Jasper; one son, Tim Herbig and wife Carol, Ireland; four grandchildren; two step grandchildren;  three great-grandchildren; three step great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rosie Renner.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by five brothers, Victor, Robert, Linus, Jerry, and Thomas Wagner, and two sisters, Francis Haley and Donna Mehringer.

Private funeral services will be held at the Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following in the St. Mary’s Church cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Church, the Dubois County Humane Society, or to a favorite charity.

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