Obituaries


David Wilford Bromm, Infant, Huntingburg

David Wilford Bromm, infant son of Jenna Lynn Bromm of Huntingburg and Brandon Michael Lubbers of Bloomington, died Saturday (September 27) at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville. He was born September 15 at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

In addition to his parents, David is survived by two brothers, Michael Lee Bromm-Lubbers and Rodney Gene Bromm, his twin, currently in the neonatal unit at St. Mary’s; grandfather and step grandmother, Rick and Summer Bromm,Huntingburg; grandmother and step grandfather, Carrie and James Hunt, Huntingburg; great-grandmother and step great-grandfather, Mary and Wayne Culver, Huntingburg; great-grandmother, Sue Hilgeman, Washington, and great grandfather and step great-grandmother, David and Cathy Edrington, Terre Haute.

Graveside committal service at 2 p.m. (EDT) Wednesday at the St. Anthony Cemetery in St. Anthony. Father Michael Madden will officiate at the service. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements. There will be no visitation at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.

Gregory J. “Greg” Vogler, 60, Downers Grove, Illinois

Greg VoglerGregory J. “Greg” Vogler, 60, of Downers Grove, Illinois, died Friday (September 26) at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago. He was born in Jasper March 15, 1954, to Martin and Louise (Hopf) Vogler. He married Maria Schuler July 7, 1979.

Greg was a 1972 graduate of Jasper High School and was honored as an outstanding alumnus in 2014. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, with honors, from Purdue University in 1977, and earned his JD, with honors, from DePaul College of Law in 1984. In addition to serving on DePaul University Dean’s Council and DePaul University’s Intellectual Property Advisory Board, Greg received The Outstanding Service to DePaul University Award in 2007. In 1988, He co-founded McAndrews, Held & Malloy, where he specialized in patent, trade secret, and trademark litigation. He had a successful career as a patent litigator and was named a “Leading Lawyer in IP Law” by the Leading Lawyers Network and received the Chicago Top Lawyers Award, Illinois Top Lawyers Award, Illinois Super Lawyers Award, and National Leading Lawyers in IP Award. His community service included serving as an elected commissioner in Downers Grove, chairman of the Downers Grove Heritage Festival, chairman of the Downers Grove Zoning Commission, and chairman of the Downers Grove High School Building Referendum and Library Addition Referendum. He also served on the board of directors of the local YMCA. His service to women’s issues included serving on the board of directors for Downers Grove Care and Counseling Center, and founder of Mary Jane’s Hope, a foundation devoted to helping abused women and children. His interests and hobbies over the years included serving as president and coach of the Downers Grove Nomads Youth Basketball Club, president of the Downers Grove Roadrunners Youth Soccer Club, and founder and coach of the St. Mary’s Grade School Cross-Country program.

He is survived by his wife, Maria Vogler; three sons, Nathan Vogler, Washington, D.C., Drew Vogler, Indianapolis, and Alex Vogler, West Lafayette; seven sisters, Linda Giesler, Jasper, Georgina Rowland, Bargersville, Carol Schmitt and husband Mike, Ireland, Nancy Foerster, Chicago, Judy Steiner and husband Tom, Carmel, Chris Harmon and husband, Dave, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Kathy Whitten, San Diego, California; four brothers, Rev. Ken Vogler, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bill Vogler, Sanibel, Florida, Rich Vogler and wife Wai Ling, Captain Hook, Hawaii, and Tony Vogler and wife Kathy, Jasper; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Jane Cordon, and one brother, Donald “Marty” Vogler.

Services at noon Saturday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial following in Shiloh cemetery. Friends may call from 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mary Jane’s Hope Foundation, 550 North Reo Street, Ste. 301, Tampa, FL 33609-1037, or to the Schuler/Vogler Scholarship Fund, Dubois County Community Foundation, 600 McCrillus Street, Jasper, IN 47547. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Wilfred Hentrup, 91, Jasper

W‎ilfred HentrupWilfred Hentrup, 91, of Jasper, died Sunday (September 28) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Dubois July 1, 1923, to William and Florence (Hooten) Hentrup. He married Geraldine Strotman October 20, 1949, in St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois, Indiana.

Wilfred was a World War I army veteran, serving in the European theatre. He retired from the Jasper Corporation, a division of Kimball International. He was a lifetime member of V.F.W. Post No. 673 in Jasper, in which he served as a member of the honor guard for many years. He was an avid Indiana Pacer fan.

He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Hentrup; one daughter, Beth Leistner and husband Bill, Dubois; one son, Dale Hentrup and wife Linda, Dubois; two grandchildren, Kevin Leistner and Audrey Kluesner; one brother, David Hentrup, Jasper; and five sisters, Mary Hawley, Kathy Knies and husband Jerry and Patti Brosmer and husband Jim, all of Jasper, Alice Childers and husband Millard, Science Hill, Kentucky, and Doris Gehlhausen, Port St. Lucie, Florida.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Leroy, Donald, and Louis Hentrup, and two sisters, Cyrilla Spivey and Marcella Roberts.

Services at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Raphael’s Catholic Church in Dubois with burial following in the church cemetery. V.F.W. Post No. 673 will conduct military grave side rites. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Carolyn A. Alles, 45, Birdseye

Carolyn AllesCarolyn A. Alles, 45, of Birdseye, died Friday (September 26) at her home. She was born October 18, 1968, in Huntingburg, to James L. and Mary Rose (Kessens) Bounds.

Carolyn worked at David’s Hair Salon as an independent massage therapist. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, and camping.

She is survived by three sisters, Jane Hemmerlein and husband Van, Fountaintown, Margaret Rasche and husband Lenny, Huntingburg, and Teresa Bounds, Jasper; three brothers, Jim Bounds, Jr., and wife Andrea, and Jeff Bounds and wife DeAnna, all of Huntingburg, and Joe Bounds and wife, Sheila, Fishers; her companion, Mark Allen Goldman, Birdseye; and 11 nieces and nephews, Andrew and Aaron Hemmerlein, Brett and Austin Rasche, and Kaitlyn, Allison, Rachel, Johnny, Breanna, Matthew, and Roselyn Bounds.

She was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Rose Bounds, who died May 5, 2004, and her father, James L. Bounds, who died June 30, 2011.

Services at 10 a.m. (EDT) Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg, followed by interment of her cremains in a graveside committal service at 1 p.m. Sunday, October 5, in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Monday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. A parish rosary prayer vigil will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Condolences may be shared online at www.nassandson.com.

 

Mary Ann (Becher) Potter, 89, Ferdinand

PotterMary Ann (Becher) Potter, 89, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday (September 23) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born November 1, 1924, in Jasper to Othmar and Susan (Seger) Becher. She married George R. Potter August 3, 1946, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. He died June 1, 1970.

Mary Ann was a homemaker. She was member and past president of the American Legion Auxiliary and the Daughters of Isabella, a member of the St. Ann’s Sodality, St. Ferdinand Parish Council, Ferdinand Community Foundation, St. Ferdinand Parish, Ferdinand Senior Citizens, and served as Ferdinand librarian, senior housing manager and booking manager for the Ferdinand Community Center. She enjoyed quilting, cards, camping, and reading, and was a golfer and seamstress.

She is survived by three daughters, Susan Pund and husband Kenneth, Ferdinand, Ginny Begle and husband Lee, Bretzville, and Margie Vaught and husband Marty, Jasper; four sons, George T. “Bud” Potter and wife Donna, John Potter, and Mark Potter and wife Margaret, all of Ferdinand, and Bill Potter and wife Janice, Huntingburg; three brothers, Thomas Becher, Topeka, Kansas, Charles Becher, Paris, Illinois, and Frank Becher, Ferdinand; one sister, Ruthie Durlauf, Ferdinand; 15 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Cyrilla Lueken, and one brother, Joe Becher.

Services at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church
cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Thursday and from 7-8:30 a.m. Friday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

Janel A. Fuhrman, 45, Loogootee

Janel FuhrmanJanel A. Fuhrman, 45, of Loogootee, died Monday (September 22) at her home. She was born in Jasper November 7, 1968, to Kenneth and Dorothy (Krodel) Fuhrman.

Janel was a 1987 graduate of Loogootee High School and a graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Finance. She worked at DC Broadcasting, was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville, enjoyed singing and playing the piano, and she loved to read.

She is survived by her parents, Dorothy and Kenneth Fuhrman, Loogootee; three sisters, Kim Olry and husband Martin, Fishers, Tammy Dianovsky and husband Rick, Chicago, and Deanna Baur and husband Charles, Holland; one brother, Nathaniel Fuhrman, Jasper; seven nieces and nephews, Kyle and Matthew Olry, Miranda and Victor Dianovsky, and Emma, Lauren Grace, and Lauren Taylor Okesson.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Shannon Okesson, and one brother, Simon Fuhrman.

Services at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul’s Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Olivia A. Hagedorn, 94, Ferdinand

Olivia HagedornOlivia A. Hagedorn, 94, of Ferdinand, died Sunday (September 21) at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand. She was born September 14, 1920, in Perry County to Edward and Emma (Hubert) Naviaux. She married Clarence A. Hagedorn April 18, 1939, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Perry County. He died March 7, 1990.

Olivia was a member of St. Ferdinand Parish and its St. Ann’s Sodality, the Ferdinand Daughters of Isabella, and Ferdinand American Legion Post 124 Auxillary. She was a cook at the Convent of Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand and at the Ferdinand American Legion Home. She was an avid quilter, gardener, cook, and baker.

She is survived by four sons, John Hagedorn and wife Marilyn, Ferdinand, Michael Hagedorn and wife Karen, Bristow, Bernard Hagedorn and wife Deborah, and Fred Hagedorn and wife Belle Ann, Ferdinand; four daughters, Laverne Grundhoefer and husband Robert, Santa Claus, Mary Ann Hoge and husband Bill, Zionsville, Rosalie Denu and husband John, Jasper, and Clara Pfister and husband Michael, Evansville; one sister, Alma Cook, Plainfield; 21 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one brother, Leonard Naviaux, and one sister, Irene Mosby.

Services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Ferdinand Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and from 7-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Becher Funeral Home in Ferdinand. Memorial contributions may be made to The American Cancer Society or to the Lange Fuhs Cancer Center in care of Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center. Online condolences may be made at www.becherfuneralhome.com.

Robert L. “Bob” Murry, 81, Ireland

Robert MurrayRobert L. “Bob” Murry, 81, of Ireland, died Monday (September 22) at his home. He was born in Ireland May 3, 1933, to Russell and Jewell (McCain) Murry. He married Lillian Goeppner June 24, 1954, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Bob was a retired truck driver and farmer. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland and the Ireland Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed spending time with family, restoring antiques, and vacationing.

He is survived by his wife, Lillian Murry; two daughters, Connie Vollmer and husband Stan, and Deb Leinenbach and husband Brad, all of Ireland; three sons, Steve Murry and wife Marcia, and Jeff Murry, all of Ireland, and Mike Murry and wife Annette, Jasper; 12 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Hazel Gregory, Helen Murray, and Jeannie Wagner.

Services at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Church in Ireland with burial following in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. A rosary will be prayed at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Church in Ireland, the Lemmons’ Cemetery Fund, or to the American Heart Association. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

Edward J. Striegel, 80, Jasper

Edwad StreigelEdward J. Striegel, 80, of Jasper, died Sunday (September 21) at the Providence Home Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Celestine August 12, 1934, to Oscar and Anna (Knies) Striegel.

Edward retired from Krodel Wholesale in Jasper. He served two tours in the U.S. Navy, was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper, American Legion Post No. 147, and the Jasper Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, and reading.

He is survived by three sisters, Betty Burger and Lorraine Buechlein, Jasper, and Glorida Williams and husband Pat, Ooltewah, Tennessee; two brothers, Victor Striegel, Jasper, and Kenneth Striegel, Medora, Indiana; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Striegel, and two sisters, Lucille Wigand and Mary “Mae” Hasenour.
Services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Precious Blood Catholic Church in Jasper with entombment to follow in Fairview cemetery mausoleum. American Legion Post No. 147 will conduct military gravesite rites. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Membes of Precious Blood Church will pray a rosary at 4 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Precious Blood Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.

 

Paul S. Nonte, 49, McLean, Virginia

Paul S. Nonte2Paul S. Nonte, 49, of McLean, Virginia, died September 17, 2014. He was born September 19, 1964, in Jasper, to Paul and Joan (Schaefer) Nonte.

Paul was a marketing executive in McLean. A graduate of Jasper High School and the University of Notre Dame, where he was a member of the Notre Dame choir. He enjoyed traveling, singing, and running.

He is survived by his father, Paul E. Nonte, Jasper; one brother, Bill Nonte, Orlando, Florida; three sisters, Cathy Walden and husband Steve, Oswego, Illinois, Beth Russell and husband Randy, McLean, Virginia, and Barbie Nonte, Aurora, Illinois; and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Joan Nonte, and one sister, Patrice Nonte.

Services at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Condolences may be made online at www.becherkluesner.com.