Shirley A. Neukam, 74, Jasper

Shirley NeukamShirley A. Neukam, 74, of Jasper, died Sunday (February 21) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. She was born in Jasper November 18, 1941, to Ernest and Matilda (Brang) Uebelhor. She married Richard W. Neukam October 7, 1961, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper.

Shirley was a homemaker. She was a Jasper High School graduate and a beauty school graduate. She enjoyed gardening, flowers, making stained glass stepping stones, and being in the outdoors.

She is survived by her husband, Richard W. Neukam; one daughter, Denise Hancock, Evansville; two sons, Rick Neukam and wife Allison, Evansville, and Derick Neukam and wife Jennifer, Jasper; and one sister, Mary Ann Long, Santa Claus.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ernest and Matilda Uebelhor.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences may be made at Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Church with burial following in the Enlow City Cemetery in Jasper.

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