Hilbert A. ‘Snowball’ Rasche, 91, Dubois

Hilbert A. “Snowball” Rasche, 91, of Dubois, passed away at 3:40 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick.

Snowball was born in Dubois on September 26, 1928, to Anthony and Clara (McGregor) Rasche. He married Mary (Amos) Rasche on September 16, 1950. She preceded him in death on February 6, 2010.

He was the First Mate on the Mississippi Valley Barge Line and a lifelong poultry farmer.

He had a passion for God and sharing the Gospel with others.

He enjoyed his horses, mules, farming, and spending time with his family. 

Surviving are his three daughters, Frances (James) Floyd, Villa Hills, Kentucky, Judy (Louie) Douglas, Dubois, and Clara (Mark) House, Eckerty; six sons, Curt (Mary Lou) Hall, Plainfield, John (Sandy) Hall, Jasper, Bob (Elaine) Fromme, Clarksville, Martin “Buddy” Rasche, St. Anthony, Tim (Donna) Rasche, Dubois, and George (Marilyn) Rasche, Dubois; 22 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death besides his wife are four sisters, Rosina Beck, Lorena Hackman, Verona Terwiske and Doretha Mundy; three brothers; Bernard Rasche, Thomas Rasche and Leroy Rasche; and one daughter-in-law, Martina Rasche.

Private funeral services for Hilbert A. “Snowball” Rasche will be held at the Becher Kluesner Funeral Home North Chapel in Jasper, with burial to follow at the Haysville Community Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or to a favorite charity.   

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


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