Aurelia J. Kordes, 96, St. Anthony

Aurelia J. Kordes, 96, of St. Anthony, died Sunday, April 4, at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in St. Anthony September 16, 1924, to William and Otillia (Begle) Schwinghamer. She married Ernest Kordes June 27, 1950, at St. Anthony Catholic Church in St. Anthony. He died July 9, 1988.

Aurelia worked at St. Joseph Hospital in Huntingburg and at Wood Products in Jasper. She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish – St. Anthony Church, the St. Anthony American Legion Auxiliary, Christian Mothers, St. Anthony Senior Citizens, and the St. Anthony Community Center. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially with her grandchildren.

She is survived by two sons, Ronnie Kordes and wife Sandy, Huntingburg, and Roger Kordes and wife Michele, St. Anthony; one daughter, Mary Sue Uebelhor and husband Scott, St. Anthony; five grandchildren, Sara, Cole, Kelsey, Sabrina, and Brandi; three great-grandchildren, Tristin, Brayden, and Lucy; and one great-grandchild on the way.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one daughter, Janet Rose Kordes, one sister, Ardell Kordes, and two brothers, James and Eugene Schwinghamer.

Friends may call from 8-10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Anthony Church. Memorial contributions can be made to Divine Mercy Parish or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at www.becherkluesner.com. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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