Joan Coble, 96, Jasper

Joan Coble, 96, of Jasper, passed away at 6:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019, in St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

Joan was born in Jasper on November 1, 1922, to Anton and Martina (Schitter) Mehringer. She married Kenneth E. Coble on October 25, 1952, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland. He preceded her in death on December 12, 1992.

Joan was a cook at the Shamrock Café and Yaggi’s Restaurant for many years.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and the St. Ann’s Society.

She loved her family above all.  She enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, and watching game shows and golf.

Surviving are two daughters, Denise (Kirk) Smith, Jasper, and Debra Coble, Jasper; one granddaughter, Megan Smith; two sisters, Millie (Norb) Dick, Ireland, and Evelyn Sermershiem, Ireland,; and one brother, Vic Mehringer, Jasper.

Preceding her in death besides her husband are three sisters, Cleopha Sage, Madeline Keusch and Monica Knies; and six brothers, Ruben, Sylvan, Marvin, Donald, Tom and Rich Mehringer.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Joan Coble will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 4, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11a.m. service time at the church on Thursday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church, Heart to Heart Hospice, or to the wishes of the family.

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