Ann Marie Routson

Obituary
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Ann Marie Routson, 69 of Noblesville, formerly of Jasper, passed away in Red Bank, N.J. on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, surrounded by her family.
Ann was born on Nov. 9, 1948 in Huntingburg, to Leonard and Dorothea (Stenftenagel) Boeglin. She was a direct descendant of the Stenftenagel family, one of eleven founding families of Jasper in 1847.
She had two marriages. She married Joe Kaiser on Aug. 16, 1970. He preceded her in death in 2000. She then married Don Routson on Feb. 14, 2004, in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. They held a special bond since both enjoyed traveling, gardening, books and visiting their children and grand children.
She graduated from Jasper High School in 1966. She then graduated from Indiana State University In 1970 with a Bachelor of Science and received her Masters in Education from University of Evansville in 1975. She taught Kindergarten - 6th Grade, Art & Music in the North Spencer County School Corporation for 34 years before retiring in 2004.
She is survived by her husband, Don Routson of Noblesville, six children, Kristina Mann (Tony), Winslow IN, Brent Kaiser (Kimberly), Lincroft, N.J., Nathan Kaiser (Laura), Noblesville, Craig Kaiser (Chrissy), Noblesville, Fred Routson, Jasper, Katie Deitch, Winnetka, Ill., 11 grandchildren, Lillian Mann, Samantha, Madison & Chase, Haylen, Crosby & Nash, Mason, Mackenzie & Morgan Kaiser and Charlie Deitch, mother, Dorothea Schmitt, Jasper, three sisters, Margaret Gramelspacher (Glenn), Florida, Cathy Siebert (Mike), Jasper, and Patty Schroeder (John), Jasper, two brothers, Bob Boeglin (Deb), Santa Claus, and John Boeglin (Donna), Austin, Texas.
Preceding her in death were her father Leonard Boeglin, and step-father Ray Schmitt.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Ann Marie Routson will be held at 11 a.m. EDT, on Friday, Sept. 14, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, with burial to follow at a later date.
A visitation will be held from 3 p.m. until 8 p.m. EDT, on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dubois County Community Foundation in Memory of Ann Routson.
Online condolences may be made at www.becherkluesner.com.
Published in Spencer County Journal-Democrat on Sept. 12, 2018