Mary C. Schulte, 90, Jasper

Mary C. Schulte, 90, of Jasper, passed away at 8:41 p.m. on Monday, September 23, 2019, at Brookside Village in Jasper.

Mary was born in Ferdinand on August 11, 1929, to Jerome “Harry” and Charlotte (Reutman) Gehlhausen. She married Bernard T. Schulte on October 19, 1948, in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church in Ferdinand. He preceded her in death on December 16, 1990.

She was a homemaker and worked at Decora for over 25 years.

She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and the Jasper Outdoor REC.

Mary enjoyed doing puzzles, flowers and spending time with family and friends.

Surviving are five daughters, Kathy (Arnie) Renner, Ireland, Cindy (Paul) Sternberg, Jasper, Brenda (Randy) Nord, Louisville, Kentucky, Bobbie Schulte, Jasper, and Geri (Brian) Bohnert, Schnellville; one son, Mark (Ann) Schulte, Jasper; 13 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rosie Vitiello, Jeffersontown, Kentucky.

Preceding her in death besides her husband are three sisters, Harriet Fischer, Charlotte “Butsy” Kleuh and Eugenia “Dolly” Durcholz; and four brothers, Jerome, Charlie, Herbert and Eugene Gehlhausen.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Mary C. Schulte will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, September 27, 2019, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in Fairview Cemetery in Jasper.

A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper.  St. Joseph Parish will pray a rosary at 2:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

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

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