Margaret M. Schroering, age 93 of Jasper and formerly of Celestine, IN, passed away at 10:08 a.m. on Thursday (January 14, 2016) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper.
She was born in Celestine, Indiana, on June 29, 1922 to George H. and Caroline (Schnell) Heldman. She married Gilbert H. Schroering on October 6, 1945 at St. Celestine Church. He preceded her in death on September 4, 1977.
Margaret was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper and St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine.
She was a member of the St. Ann’s Society of St. Joseph Church in Jasper.
She was a cook for many years at St. Celestine Elementary School, and taught religious education classes.
She enjoyed cooking, gardening, and spending time with her grandchildren.
John Schroering and wife Krista, Dubois, IN
Jeanette Jahn and husband Larry, St. Anthony, IN
Bonnie Uebelhor and husand Steve, Huntingburg, IN
Mona Wagner and husband Dave, Huntingburg, IN
Twenty Eight great grandchildren
Leona Kluemper, Jasper, IN
Lucille Blume, Jasper, IN
Delphine Knies and husband Earl, Celestine, IN
Cletus Heldman and wife Ruth, Aberdeen, MD
Veronica Heldman, Celestine, IN
Marcella Heldman; Indianapolis, IN
Elmer Joe Schroering and wife Linda, Jasper, IN
Preceding her in death besides her husband were two daughters; Deborah Schoering who died in childhood, and Marlene McCormick, one grandson; Ryan Uebelhor, one sister; Albertha Knies, and four brothers; Barnabas, Joseph, Raymond, and Norman Heldman.
Funeral services for Margaret Schroering will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday (January 18, 2016) at St. Celestine Catholic Church in Celestine, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
Friends may call from 12:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Sunday (January 17, 2016) at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper, IN. The St. Joseph’s St. Ann’s Society will pray the rosary at 11:45 a.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Celestine or St. Joseph Catholic Church or to Dubois County Right to Life.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.