Anna Marie Mehringer, 93, Jasper

Anna Marie Mehringer, 93, of Jasper, died Thursday, May 7, at Northwood Retirement Community Garden Ridge Unit in Jasper. She was born in Jasper June 22, 1926, to John S. and Mathilda (Hopf) Vonderheide. She married Norbert J. Mehringer November 18, 1947, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. He died August 28, 2008.

Anna Marie was a member of St. Joseph Church and its St. Anne Society, Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, VFW Auxiliary, past member of the Grandmothers Club, and Patoka Quilting Guild. She worked as a housekeeper for Gabe and Marjorie Buehler and Joe and Marie Casper and as a caretaker for Marie Casper. She was a CNA for Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center 40 plus years. For 20 years she was a CNA and volunteered in their laundry department another 20 plus years as a seamstress. She and Eileen Schaber organized and were leaders for the Haysville 4-H Club. She enjoyed her vegetable and flower garden, canning, cooking for family gatherings, sewing, her cousins’ luncheons, and daily walks with her dog around the lake and their back woods trails, especially countryside drives.

She is survived by two daughters, Marge Beckman and Judy Brosmer, both of Jasper; two sons, John Mehringer, Statesville, North Carolina, and Paul Mehringer, West Chester, Ohio; and grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step grandchildren, and step-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, Mark Mehringer, one half-brother, Elmer Vonderheide, and one son-in-law, Bob Beckman.

Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Church, Northwood Good Samaritan Nursing Center, Memorial Hospital Foundation, or the Dementia/Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner,com

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