Brigitte A. Altmeyer, 83, Huntingburg

Brigitte A. Altmeyer, 83, of Huntingburg, died Monday, August 31, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Berlin, Germany, December 5, 1936, to Rudy and Hildegard Wepner. She married John W. Altmeyer July 3, 1966, in Hof, Germany.

Brigitte became an American citizen and taught herself to speak and write English. She enjoyed word search puzzles, knitting and crocheting, and making things for others.

She is survived by two daughters,  Kerstin Ice and Michelle Altmeyer, both of Huntingburg;  one son, Steven Altmeyer and wife Vanettea, Sycamore, Ohio; one brother, Rudy Wepner and wife Geisela, Germany; one sister, Ute Reil, Germany; sister-in-law Debora Schmitz and wife David, Huntingburg; nine grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Altmeyer, and one sister, Jutta Grosch..

A graveside service will be held at p.m. Thursday in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Huntingburg. Memorial donations can be made to the Dubois or Vanderburgh County Humane Society. Online condolences can be shared at www.nassandson.com. Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg is in charge of arrangements

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