Caroline Marie Merder

Caroline Marie Merder will be baptized July 14 in St. Mary Catholic Church, Ireland. Father Donald Ackerman will officiate. Godparents will be Michael Merder and Lisa Durcholz, both of Huntingburg. Caroline will wear the baptismal gown used by her mother. The infant was born May 2, 2013, to Johnny and Rachel Merder of Jasper. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was born in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center, Jasper. Mrs. Merder is the former Rachel Ruhe. Grandparents are Dave and Robin Ruhe, Reyne Verkamp and John and Martha Merder, all of Jasper. Great-grandmother is Marie Bartley of Jasper. Caroline has a sister, Holly.

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