James L. Fleck, 77, Maltersville

James L. Fleck, 77, of Maltersville, passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at home.

Jim was born in Jasper on April 6, 1941, to Andrew and Martha (Giesler) Fleck. He married Viola M. Schulthies on April 19, 1969, in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Huntingburg.

He served in the Indiana Army National Guard and was a member of the American Legion Post #493 in St. Anthony.

Jim was a lifelong farmer in the Maltersville area.

He was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, the Jasper Knights of Columbus and the St. Anthony Community Center. 

He enjoyed farming, fishing and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are his wife Viola Fleck, Maltersville; one daughter, Theresa Luebbehusen (Bill), Ferdinand; two sons, Stan Fleck (Mara), Maltersville, and Steve Fleck (Chris), St. Anthony; nine grandchildren, Logan, Leighton, Landon and Luke Fleck, Dustin, Aubrey and Adalyn Luebbehusen and Madison and Carson Fleck; three sisters, Ruth Goeppner, Ireland, Pat Hasenour (Gerald), Celestine, and Aline Laake (Dave), Nashville, Tennessee; and one brother Jerome Fleck, St. Anthony.

Preceding him in death were his parents and one brother, Ralph Fleck.

A Mass of Christian Burial for James L. Fleck will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.  The St. Anthony American Legion Post #493 will conduct military gravesite rites.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.  The Holy Family Parish will pray the rosary at 1:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the wishes of the family.

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


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