Veronica Mehringer, 97, Celestine


Veronica “Fronie” Mehringer, 97, Celestine, died at 3:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 22, 2013, at Brookside Village Senior Living Community in Jasper.

She was born at Celestine on Jan. 22, 1916, to Herman J. and Katherine (Schroering) Schroeder. She married Silas Mehringer on June 21, 1938, in St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine. He died June 29, 1985.

Surviving are two sisters, Marie Beckman of Celestine and Rosina Mehringer of Jasper; brother Norbert Schroeder and wife Verena of Jasper; and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Bernadette Schroering, and six brothers, Joseph, Alois, Edward, Monsignor Othmar, Father Sylvester and Jerome Schroeder.

Mrs. Mehringer was a retired farmer. She was a member of St. Celestine Catholic Church and its St. Anne’s Society. She enjoyed quilting and gardening.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Celestine Catholic Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Friends may call from 3 to 7 p.m. Friday at Becher & Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the church. The St. Celestine St. Anne’s Society will say a rosary at 2:45 p.m. Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

Condolences may be shared at www.becherkluesner.com.




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