Alma A. Powers


Alma A. Powers, 87, of Greensburg, passed away on Monday, January 8, 2017 at her residence in Greensburg.

Alma was born on January 11, 1930 in Hamburg, Indiana, to Bernard A. and Estella A. (Gurtz) Nobbe.

Alma was a homemaker.

She was a very devoted member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

She was married to Richard E. Powers on February 19, 1949 in Batesville and he preceded her in death on February 2, 2004.

Alma is survived by three sons, Mike (Tori) Powers, Westport, Bill Powers, Greensburg, Rick Powers, Greensburg, 10 daughters, Pat (Bob) Dehner, Columbus, Barb Christianson, Greensburg, Ginny (Chuck) Rose, North Vernon, Marilyn (Dan) Helms, Westport, Kathy (Wade) Farr, Greensburg, Chris Helms, Greensburg, Carol Faris, Greensburg, Judy Anderson, Westport, Lisa (Paul) Sweezy, Batesville, Sandy Russell, Milan; one brother, Charles Jackson, Ohio, and 132-plus grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.

Alma was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, Lou and Fred Nobbe, one sister, Mildred Reese; three granddaughters, Tina Christianson, Laura Allen and K.T. Rose; two grandsons, Eddie Rose and Zach Coomer.

A Rosary will start at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday at Porter-Oliger-Pearson Funeral Home followed by visitation until 8 p.m.

Visitation will also be from 9 to 10 a.m. Friday followed by a funeral mass 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church with Rev. John Meyer officiating. Burial will follow at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Greensburg.

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Mary’s Church or to the Alzheimer’s Association.

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