Julia A. Olinger, 78, Huntingburg

Julia A. Olinger, 78, of Huntingburg, died Friday, June 19, at her home. She was born in Huntingburg July 12, 1941, to Ervin “Bun” and Mildred (Souders) Kruger. She married Jerome “Jerry” Olinger February 10, 1962, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

Julia was a homemaker and an active member of St. Mary’s Church, a member of the St. Mary’s rosary prayer group and served as a group prayer leader and prayer catechist for religious education.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Olinger; one son, Jan Olinger and wife LeaAnn, Jasper; four daughters, Jennifer Beckwith and husband Michael, Newburgh, Jane Fritch, Jasper, Jill Tretter and husband Tim, Overland Park, Kansas. and Jodi Burdette, Boonville; one sister, Sharon Disinger. Santa Claus; 15 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Mildred Kruger.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Church. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery. The funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Homero Rodriguez.

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