Myrtle Stuckwisch


Myrtle Jean Stuckwisch, age 89, of Seymour, passed away on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Covered Bridge Health Campus, Seymour.

Mrs. Stuckwisch was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers. She retired from Dicksons and was a homemaker.

Born on June 26, 1927, in Jackson County, Indiana, she was the daughter of Leo and Emma Auffenberg Wehrkamp, both of whom preceded her in death. On June 8, 1947, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Dudleytown, she married Harold A. D. Stuckwisch, and he preceded her in death on August 2, 1974.

Survivors include four sons, Thomas (Vivian) Stuckwisch of Sellersburg, Max Stuckwisch of Brownstown, Dennis (Beth) Stuckwisch of Columbus and Jeffrey (Lori) Stuckwisch of Evansville; one daughter, Sharon Rohr of Seymour; three sisters, Melba Redicker of Vallonia, Beulah Rieckers Pottschmidt and Vonnie Bryant, both of Seymour; ten grandchildren, Matt Rohr, Rachel Klosterman, Sarah Carver, Clayton Stuckwisch, Dr. Jason Stuckwisch, Derick Stuckwisch, Emily Stuckwisch, Katie Stuckwisch, Carie Stuckwisch and Spencer Stuckwisch; four step-grandchildren, Tricia Sellers Stuart, Michelle Sellers Spence, Shannon Sellers McGahren and Stephanie Sellers Mazzon; 14 great-grandchildren; and 11 step-great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, she was also preceded in death by one brother, Otis Wehrkamp; son-in-law, Frank L. Rohr; daughter-in-law, Jane F. Stuckwisch; stepmother, Lilly Wehrkamp; great-grandchild, Cami Stuckwisch; and step-great-grandson, Sam MacGahren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, with Pastor Craig Muhlbach officiating. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, at Spurgeon Funeral Home, Inc., Brownstown, and from noon until the time of the service on Wednesday at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers. Burial will be at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers Cemetery.

Memorials may be given to St. John’s Lutheran Church, Sauers, St. John’s Lutheran School, St. John’s Lutheran Church Expansion Fund or donor’s choice.

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