Mary A. Hulsman, 74, Jasper

Mary H.Mary A. Hulsman, 74, of Jasper, died Saturday (May 23) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.She was born in August 17, 1940, in Fulda to Alois and Frances (Titzer) Kern. She married Linus Hulsman September 30, 1961. He died December 15, 2000.

Mary was a child care provider for over 20 years. She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church and the St. Anthony Christian Mothers. She enjoyed gardening and spending time with her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Diane Lindauer, Loogootee; one son, Mike Hulsman and wife Krista, Lagrange, Kentucky; her companion, William Prior, Jasper; four grandchildren, Ryan and Ashley Lindauer and Alexa and Evan Hulsman’ two sisters, Pat Hayes, Hawesville, Kentucky, and Matilda “Tillie” Kern, Jasper; and one brother, Norbert Kern, Schnellville.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three brothers,  Harold, Albert, and Thomas Kern.

Services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper with burial following in St. Anthony Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m.Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Anthony Church, the American Heart Association, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at

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