Kenneth J. Durcholz, 63, Jasper

Kenneth J. Durcholz, 63, of Jasper, passed away at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 1, 2018, at home.

Kenneth was born in Jasper on November 28, 1954, to Charles and Rita (Rasche) Durcholz.

He was a 1972 graduate of Jasper High School and a 1976 graduate of Indiana University.

Kenneth was a lifelong farmer.

He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland, the Eagles of Huntingburg and the Jasper Moose.

He enjoyed fishing and was an avid IU and Cincinnati Reds fan.

Surviving are one daughter, Nicole Durcholz and fiancé, Nick Giesler, Jasper; one son, Daniel (Emily) Durcholz, Huntingburg; his father, Charles Durcholz, Jasper; three sisters, Janice Durcholz, Petersburg, Carol (Gene) Schetter, Arlington, Texas, and Sarah (Mark) Helms, Jasper; and one brother, Randal (Sue) Durcholz, Huntingburg.

Preceding him in death is his mother, Rita Durcholz.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Kenneth J. Durcholz will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 5, 2018, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.

A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until the 11 a.m. service time at the church on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church or a favorite charity.

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