Helen M. Mehringer, 86, Ireland

Helen M. Mehringer, 86, of Ireland, passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019, at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.

She worked as an administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Jasper for over 30 years. Helen was born in Dubois on May 22, 1933, to Theodore “Ted” and Clara (Theising) Heeke. She married Richard L. Mehringer on June 28, 1955, in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois.  He preceded her in death on September 5, 1999.

Helen was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland and their St. Anne’s Sodality.

She enjoyed food and cooking, gardening, and being a loving mother.

Surviving are one daughter, Lynn Mehringer of Ireland; one son, Mike Mehringer of Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and nieces and nephews.

Preceding her in death besides her husband was one sister, Hilda Schmitt; and three brothers, Dennis, Eugene and Herman Heeke.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Helen M. Mehringer will be held at 11a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 1 a.m. service time on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Alzheimer’s Association or ta favorite charity.

Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.


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