John Jacob Alles, 71, Duff

John Jacob Alles, 71, of Duff, died Tuesday, October 20, at his home. He was born in Jasper May 19, 1949, to James and Mary Ann (Schuetter) Alles. He married Suzan Mehringer June 19, 1977, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. She died December 20, 2018.

John was a graduate of Jasper High School. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He worked at Jasper Engines and Transmissions for over 35 years and at Walmart for almost 15 years. He enjoyed riding horses, fishing, and gardening on his small farm.

He is survived by one son, Josh Alles and wife Liz, Evansville; one grandson, Carter Alles; and three sisters, Deb Dunstone and husband David, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Barb Alles, Indianapolis, and Martha “Mert” Bayer and husband Tom, Green Bay Wisconsin.

He was preceded in death by his parents and wife.

Services will be held at a later date. Online condolences can be shared at

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