James David “Jim” DeCoursey, 69, Huntingburg

James David  “Jim” DeCoursey, 69, of Huntingburg, died Thursday (June 4) at his home. He was born in Bicknell  July 9, 1945, to Everett and Martha (Clemmons) DeCoursey. He married Damona Brown May 8, 1976, at St. Peter’s United Church of Christ in Lamar. Jim worked as a radiology technologist at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Huntingburg and as a manufacturer’s […]

Lillian F. Becher, 89, Huntingburg

Lillian F. Becher, 89, of Huntingburg, died Friday (May 29) at The Village of Hamilton Pointe in Newburgh. She was born in Ferdinand July 14, 1925, to Philip Schultheis, Sr. and Louise (Brockman) Schultheis. She married Cyrinus “Cy” Becher June 25, 1946, at the St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He died February 22, 2006. Lillian was a homemaker and […]

Henrietta “Sis” Ruxer, 88, Jasper

Henrietta “Sis” Ruxer, 88, of Jasper, died Tuesday (June 2) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in St. Anthony October 11, 1926, to Hubert and Mary (Durcholz) Sternberg. She married Oliver Ruxer April 12, 1947, in St. Anthony Catholic Church. He died May 23, 2006. Sis was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the St. Joseph’s […]

James “Jim” Ridenour, 82, Huntingburg

James “Jim” Ridenour, 82, of Huntingburg, died Monday (May 25) at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He was born in Redkey October 2, 1932, to Charles Calvin and Dorothy Ridenour. Jim worked at Southern Indiana Resource Solutions (S.I.R.S.) and loved to collect baseball cards. He is survived by his guardian, Can Gossar, Lynnville. In addition to his parents, he was precreded […]

Karen R. Luegers, 65, Jasper

Karen R. Luegers, 65, of Jasper, died Sunday (May 31) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Richland Center, Wisconsin, October 7, 1949, to David and Grace (Nelson) Hill. She married Robert T. Luegers October 20, 1984, in Providence Home Chapel in Jasper. Karen owned and operated First Edition Interior Design Company for many […]

Clara M. Streicher, 85, Jasper

Clara M. Streicher, 85, of Jasper, died Thursday (May 28) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Jasper February 9, 1930, to Robert and Justine (Marks) Scherle. She married Jerome Streicher September 4, 1954, in St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper. Clara was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in […]

Mary E. Leisman, 77, St. Anthony

Mary E. Leisman,77, of St. Anthony, died Monday (May 25) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine October 18, 1937, to Alois and Bernice (Nordhoff) Schepers. She married Albert Leisman May 26, 1959, in St. Celestine Catholic Church. He died December 28, 1985. Mary was a homemaker and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and […]

John L. Wehrle, 83, Jasper

John L. Wehrle, 83, of Jasper, died Monday (May 25) at his home. He was born in Carmi, Illinois, August 8, 1931, Charles and Lola (Stokes) Wehrle. He married Debbie Thompson September 30, 2006, in Maui Hawaii. John owned and operated the Jasper Nursing Center in Jasper for a number of years. He was a U.S. Army veteran and worked […]

Virgil M. Gress, 70, Jasper

Virgil M. Gress, 70, of Jasper, died Saturday (May 23) at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville. He was born in Jasper April 4, 1945, to Anton and Margaret (Lampert) Gress. He married Judy Schlachter April 8, 1967, at St. Meinrad Catholic Church in St. Meinrad. Virgil was the co-founder and president of Kitchen Jewels, Inc. in Jasper. He […]

Frieda I. Hohler, 95, Jasper

Frieda I. Hohler, 95, of Jasper, died Monday (May 25) at the Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Celestine September 22, 1919, to Frank and Margaret (Schnell) Heichelbech. She married Urban M. Hohler  June 17, 1947. He died  November 26, 1995. Frieda was a homemaker and a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Blessed Virgin […]