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Obituary - Henrietta "Sis" Ruxer



Henrietta "Sis" Ruxer, age 88 of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday (June 2, 2015) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.

Sis was born in St. Anthony, IN on October 11, 1926 to Hubert and Mary (Durcholz) Sternberg. She married Oliver Ruxer on April 12, 1947 in St. Anthony Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on May 23, 2006.

Sis was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, the St. Joseph's St. Ann's Society, the Jasper Circle of the Daughters of Isabella, and the VFW Post #673 Auxiliary.

She enjoyed fishing and spending time outdoors, listening to sports, and spending time with friends, family, and family pets.

Surviving,
Two Daughters;
Brenda Himsel and her husband Thomas, Greenwood, IN
Susan Abbett, Jasper, IN
One Son;
Robert Ruxer, Jasper, IN
Seven Grandchildren
Six Great Grandchildren

Preceding her in death beside her husband was one sister; Edna Seelye, and four brothers; August, William, Richard, and Albert Sternberg , and one son-in law, Doug Abbett.

A Celebration of Life Memorial Mass for Henrietta "Sis" Ruxer will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday (June 6, 2015) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana, with entombment to follow at a later date at Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum.

Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time on Saturday (June 6, 2015) at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Dubois County Humane Society, St. Joseph Catholic Church, or Northwood Retirement Community.

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