Carla A. Pfau, 78, Jasper

Carla A. Pfau, 78, of Jasper, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Carla was born in Evansville on January 4, 1941, to William and Caroline (Daeschle) Joyce.  She married Ron E. Pfau on November 16, 1961, in St. Joseph Catholic in Jasper. He preceded her in death on February 14, 2011, after 49 years of marriage. 

She retired from Jasper Engines and Transmissions after 27 years of service. After retirement she enjoyed volunteering at the Dubois County Museum. 

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, the Jasper Fire Department Auxiliary, the Dubois County Museum, Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and the Jasper German Club.

She enjoyed camping, Nascar races and watching IU Basketball.   

Surviving are one daughter, Nicole Wagoner (Vaughn) of Jasper; two sons, Kent Pfau (Beth), Jasper, and Ryan Pfau (Janell), Celestine; six grandchildren, Kraig, Breanne and Gina Kiefer and Dana, Madison and Connor Pfau; three stepgrandchildren, Codi Everman and Keighan and Kerrigan Wagoner; one great-grandchild, Evelyn Keifer; and three step-great-grandchildren, C.J, Cort, and Clark Everman. 

Preceding her in death beside her husband was her mother, Caroline (Daeschle) Joyce. 

A Mass of Christian Burial for Carla A. Pfau will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12, 2019 at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Dubois County Museum, or to a favorite charity.

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