Shirley A. Lindauer, 84, Ferdinand

Shirley A. Lindauer, 84, of Ferdinand, died Tuesday, September 29, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper February 8, 1936, to Leo and Catherine (Heichelbech) Giesler. She married Henry Lindauer April 27, 1954, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. He died December 1, 2010.

Shirley was a lifetime member of St. Ferdinand Church and its St. Anne’s Sodality. She enjoyed quilting and was a member of the St. Ferdinand quilt group and the Ferdinand Legion Post 124 auxillary.

She is survived by one daughter, Cindy Kline and husband Jeff, Ferdinand; three sons, Kenny Lindauer and wife Rita, Dan Lindauer and wife Kathy, and Glenn Lindauer and wife Julie, all of Ferdinand; nine grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Robert Burger, Ronnie Giesler and wife Shirley, and Bill Giesler and wife Mary Jo, all of Ferdinand; two sisters, Martha Oxley and husband Don, Huntingburg, and Mary Denning, St. Meinrad; and brother-in-law Tom Mendel, Jasper.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Leo Giesler, Jr., and one sister, Virginia Mendel.

Friends may call from 9-11 a.m. F riday at St. Ferdinand Church. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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