Roy H. Roethemeier
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Roy H. Roethemeier, age 92, of Hendersonville, TN formerly of Haubstadt, IN passed away February 23, 2014 at Hearth Assisted Living in Hendersonville, TN. He was born in Vanderburgh County, IN on June 8, 1921 to the late Ernest and Annabelle (Dennison) Roethemeier.
He is survived by his wife Mildred (Lutz)and his children Becky (Mike) Countess of Cottontown, TN, Dave (Barb) Roethemeier of Fort Branch, IN, Jim (Denise) Roethemeier of Henderson, KY, Jean (Mark) Schmitt of Mt. Vernon, IN, Carol (Bud Showers) Holder of Evansville, IN, and Ken (Denise) Roethemeier of Goodletsville,TN. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.
He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Haubstadt, IN, Knights of Columbus in Haubstadt, IN American Legion Post #194 in Haubstadt, IN and a lifetime member of VFW Post #2714 in Fort Branch, IN and was a WWII veteran of the U.S. Army where he was a recipient of the Purple Heart.
A mass of Christian burial for Roy, will be conducted on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at 11:00 P.M. at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt , IN, with Father Tony Ernst and father Brian Emmick as Co-celebrants. Burial will be in the church cemetery where Military Rites will be conducted by the Fort Branch VFW Post # 2714 and Haubstadt American Legion Post # 194. Vistation will be on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 fro 4:00 PM unttil 8:00 PM at the Stodghill Funeral Home in Fort Branch, IN. A Rosary will be recited at 3:30 PM at the funeral home, prior to the visitation on Wednesday, the body will lay in state at the church from 9:00 AM until servicetime on Thursday. The family request that donations be made to the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or the Haubstadt Knights of Columbus. Expressions of sympathy can be made at www.stodghillfuneralhome.com.
Stodghill Funeral Home
Hwy 168 W Fort Branch, IN 47648
Published in Courier Press on Feb. 25, 2014