Thomas L. Fehribach, 85, Jasper

Thomas L. Fehribach, 85, of Jasper, died Saturday September 11, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Jasper September 22, 1935,  to Albert and Frances (Hauser) Fehribach. He married Dorothy Knust May 22, 1958. She died May 12, 2008. He married Carol Stedtfeld March 7, 2013.

Thomas was a 1953 graduate of Jasper High School. He in the U.S. Army and the National Guard and worked at Jasper Cabinets, Hopf Mining, and Tool Pro, and retired from Dubois Machine. He was a member of Jasper Outdoor Recreation, the Knights of Columbus, the Mt. Vernon Elks, and the Jasper Moose. He enjoyed playing cards, especially Sheepshead, watching nature documentaries, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Stedtfeld, Mt. Vernon; three daughters, Sue Royer and husband Tom, Sherri Link and husband Michael, and Terri Moeller, all of Jasper; one son, Tim Fehribach and wife Leah, Evansville; one step-daughter, Kim Morrow and husband David, Mt. Vernon; three sisters, Jean Eck, Patsy Dunkel, and Delores Johnson; three brothers, John, Joe, and Albert Jr. “Jimmy” Fehribach; five grandchildren, Josh Link and wife Mary, Nicole Johnston and husband Mathew, Amanda Moeller, Lindsey Fehribach, and Desiree Royer; three step-grandchildren, Travis Royer and wife Korin, Crystal Morrow, and Samantha Greenwell and husband Jason; three great-grandchildren; four step great-grandchildren; and one step great-grandson on the way.

In addition to his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by four sisters, Rita Gress, Lucille Crockett, Rosemary Hopf, and Viola Fehribach, who died in infancy, and one brother, Karl Fehribach.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions can be made to Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, the Lange-Fuhs Cancer Center, or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the church with entombment following in the Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.


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