Ambrose A. Mehringer, 84, Jasper

Ambrose A. Mehringer, 84, of Jasper, died Sunday, April 19, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Jasper August 31, 1935, to William and Theresa (Birk) Mehringer. He married Mary Lee Gehlhausen September 25, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Ambrose retired from Jasper Wood Products where he worked for over 40 years. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and Jasper Outdoor Recreation. He enjoyed fishing, coon hunting, and playing Euchre with his family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Mehringer; one son, Allen Mehringer and wife Anita, Jasper; one daughter, Marilyn Woolsey and husband Scott, Jasper; six grandchildren, Rachel, Adam, Angie, Kyle, Janelle, and Nick; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five sisters, Lorena Englert, Armella Hochgesang, Anna Mae Hasenour, Jenny Bockting, and Georgina “Jeannie” Stetter, and one brother, Thomas Mehringer, who died in infancy.

Private funeral services will be held at Becher-Kluesner Funeral Home in Jasper with burial following in Fairview Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Joseph Church or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at