Clara M. Streicher, 85, Jasper

obitClara M. Streicher, 85, of Jasper, died Thursday (May 28) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper February 9, 1930, to Robert and Justine (Marks) Scherle. She married Jerome Streicher September 4, 1954, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.

Clara was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, the Ladies Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the V.F.W. Auxiliary, the Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, the Golden Girls Class of 1948, the Happy Go Lucky Campers, the Camping Hoosiers, and the Jasper Deutscherverein. She volunteered for Memorial Hospital, the Jasper Arts Center, R.S.V.P, Tri-Cap, and local blood drives. She enjoyed camping, traveling, and her rose gardens.

She is survived by her husband, Jerome Streicher; two daughters, Sharon Fuhs and husband Steve, and Rosemary Woolsey, and husband, Marlon, all of Jasper; two sons, Dan Streicher and wife, Elizabeth, Avon, and Ron Streicher and wife Annette, Jasper; 10 grandchildren; and one brother, William Scherle and wife, Pat, Jasper.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Catherine Stemle, two brothers, Arnold and John Scherle, and an infant sister, Rose Marie Scherle.

Services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Church with burial following in Fairview  Cemetery. Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at