Luella Esther Matilda Gray, 83, Huntingburg

Luella Esther Matilda (Schroeder) Gray, 83, of Huntingburg, Died Tuesday (July 7) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Holland January 17, 1932, to Daniel C. and Lena (Nussmeyer) Schroeder. She married Harvey Gray of Reelsville June 30, 1951. Luella was a 1950 graduate of Holland High School. She enjoyed camping, hiking, and traveling […]

Nathan R. Leinenbach, 38, Ireland

Nathan R. Leinenbach, age 38 of Ireland, Indiana, passed away at 7:00 a.m. on Monday  (July 6, 2015) at home.  He was born in Huntingburg June 30, 1977, to Stan and Claudette  (Fromme) Leinenbach. He married Lori Haase June 10, 2006, at St. Mary’s  Catholic Church in Ireland. Nathan worked in sales for Uebelhor and Sons in Jasper and was a farmer in […]

Rev. William J. Wargel, 75, Evansville

Rev. William J. Wargel, 75, of Evansville, died Wednesday (July 1) while attending a conference in St. Louis with several brother priests of the Diocese of Evansville. He was born in Evansville November 14, 1939, to Charles F. and Olivia (Ritzert) Wargel. After graduating from Sacred Heart School in Evansville in 1953, Father Wargel attended high school, college, and theological […]

William E. “Bill” Birge, 72, Avon

William E. “Bill” Birge, 72, of Avon, died Friday (July 3) at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born in Jasper July 14, 1942, to Cyril and Antoinette (Kunkel) Birge. Bill was a 20-year U.S. Navy veteran stationed on San Salvador Island, Bermuda, and San Diego, California, among others. He lived in San Diego before moving back to Jasper […]

Sylvia A. Borrell, 84, Jasper

Sylvia A. Borrell, 84, of Jasper, died Wednesday (July 1) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Jasper May 5, 1931, to Ben and Ardella (Schwartz) Hagen. She married John R. Borrell November 25, 1948. He died July 28, 1998. Sylvia was a homemaker, a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper, the Jasper Daughters of […]

Leroy J. Albert, 86, Ferdinand

Leroy J. Albert, 86, of Ferdinand, died Sunday (June 28) at his home. He was born in Ferdinand September 3, 1928, to Arthur F. and Ludwina (Werne) Albert. He married Patricia Fischer October 27, 1951, at St. Ferdinand Catholic Church. She died August 7, 2011. Leroy was a member of St. Ferdinand parish and its St. Joseph’s Sodality. He was […]

Edwin L. Kempf, 49, Jasper

Edwin L. Kempf, 49, of Jasper, died Saturday (June 27) at his home. He was born in Jasper January 20, 1966, to Edmund B. and Magdelena (Brockman) Kempf. Edwin worked as a supervisor for Nancy Baer Trucking in Jasper. He was a member of Jasper Outdoor Recreation, enjoyed fishing, antiques, and attending AA meetings to celebrate his 12 years of […]

Roger “Tubber” Klee, 72, Jasper

Roger “Tubber” Klee, 72, of Jasper, died Saturday (June 27) at his home. He was born in Jasper December 4, 1942, to Linus and Aurelia (Seng) Klee. He married Mary Jane Steffen July 6, 1968, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Roger retired from the city of Jasper after 38 years of service, working first as a lineman, and […]

Thomas F. Dodge, 81, Jasper

Thomas F. Dodge, 81, of Jasper, died Friday (June 26) at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper. He was born in New Salisbury June 26, 1934, to Andrew and Mary Dodge. He married Carol Bickel February 24, 1955, at Pfrimmer’s Chapel in Corydon. Tom retired as a supervisor for Jasper Desk Company after many years of service. He was a […]

Suzanne H. Cooper, 72, Huntingburg

Suzanne H. Cooper, 72, of Huntingburg, died Thursday (June 25) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper. She was born in Huntingburg August 23, 1942, to John and Florence (Krempp) Struckman. She married Charles “Sonny” Cooper June 4, 1984. He died April 16, 2015. Suzanne graduated from Indiana University with an education degree and later retired from being […]