Frieda R. Berg, 95, Ferdinand

Frieda R. Berg, 95, of Ferdinand, died Friday, May 13, at Brookside Village in Jasper. She was born in Celestine November 21, 1926, to Charles and Anna (Mathies) Hoffman. She married Gervase Berg June 25, 1947, at St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine. He died September 16, 1968. Frieda was a cook at Ferdinand High School, the Covered Bridge, and […]

Donald Bellner, 85, Evansville

Donald Bellner, 85, of Evansville, died Sunday, May 15, at the Brentwood Care Center in Evansville. He was born in Huntingburg April 11, 1937, to Joseph and Ann (Othello) Bellner. He married Phillipa Louise Egbert October 10, 1958. She died June 27, 2001. Donald retired from Meadow Gold Dairy. He volunteered at St. Mary’s Hospital (now St. Vincent’s) for many […]

Marian Ruth Loften Poe, 93, Dubois

Marian Ruth Loften Poe, 93, of Dubois, died Friday, May 13, at her home. She was born in Devil’s Lake, North Dakota, April 2, 1929, as Betty Jane Johnson. She was adopted at birth by John and Olga Loften of Crary, North Dakota and given the name Marian Ruth. She married John Poe of Dubois May 13, 1953, in Crookston, […]

Christine Egg, 86, Rogers, Arkansas

Christine Egg, 86, of Rogers, Arkansas, died Friday, April 1, at her home. She was born in Cuzco January 14, 1936, to Robert and Grace (Conrad) Hall. Christine was a 1954 graduate of Dubois High School. Following her graduation she moved to Michigan where she worked for the telephone company as an operator. She returned to Jasper and married Edward […]

Gerald S. Blessinger, 67, Jasper

Gerald S. Blessinger, 67, of Jasper, died Tuesday, May 3, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. He was born in Jasper December 26, 1954, to Edwin J. and Dorothy Mae (Hasenour) Blessinger. Gerald was a 1972 graduate of Jasper High School. He was a self-employed truck driver for 29 years and worked and retired from Cave Quarries Transportation in December […]

Donald L. Vonderschmidt

Donald L. Vonderschmidt, 91, of Jasper, died Friday, May 13, at Cathedral Health Care Center in Jasper. He was born in Jasper December 28, 1930, to Louis and Clarissa (Giesler) Vonderschmidt. Donald was a 1948 graduate of Jasper High School and enrolled in the U.S. Maritime Service in 1949. He retired from the Jasper Veneer Mills, where he worked for […]

Raife F. Milligan, 21, New York, NY

Raife F. Milligan, 21, of New York City, New York, died May 3 at New York University Hospital. He was born in Jasper May 23, 2000, to Joseph and Elizabeth “Liz” (O’Brien) Milligan. Raife was a 2019 graduate of Jasper High School where he was a member of the National Honor Society (on the honor roll for 4 years) and […]

Ralph H. Schroering, 81, Jasper

Ralph H. Schroering, 81, of Jasper, died Wednesday, May 11, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Jasper April 13, 1941, to Herbert and Loretta (Seger) Schroering. He married Madonna “Donna” Mehringer May 8, 1965, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Ralph was a graduate of Dubois High School. He served in the National Guard […]

Hilary P. Blessinger, 90, Jasper

Hilary P. Blessinger, 90, of Jasper, died Monday, May 9, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in Jasper August 18, 1931, to Benno and Laura (Fehribach) Blessinger. He married Margie Cates April 29, 1982. She died April 14, 2014. Hilary was a U.S. Army veteran and served during the Korean Conflict. He was an accountant for […]

Anne B. Racicot, 73, Jasper

Anne B. Racicot, 73, of Jasper, died Sunday, May 8, at her home. She was born in Huntingburg December 29, 1948, to Bernard and Viola (Sermersheim) Steltenpohl. She married Daniel J. Racicot Jr. November 29, 1980, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper. He died December 12, 2021. Anne was a 1966 graduate of Jasper High School. She was a […]