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Elmer Ernest Vonderheide

September 24, 2020

first_imgElmer Ernest Vonderheide, of Brookville, was born on October 13, 1927 in St. Mary’s, the son of Walter M. and Marie (nee Wallpe) Vonderheide.  Elmer was a 1945 graduate of Brookville High School.  He served his country from 1945 to 1947 in the United States Navy.  On October 15, 1949 at St. Michael’s Rectory, Elmer and Betty Sue Payne were united in marriage by Rev. George B. Saum.  Elmer and his partner, Bud Moster, owned and operated Bud and Elmer’s Shell service station on Main Street for over 40 years.  On Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the age of 88, he passed away at IU Health Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.Those surviving who will cherish Elmer’s memory include his wife of 66 years, Betty Vonderheide; children, Elmer M. (Gayla) of Batesville, Deborah (Russell) King of Pleasant Prairie, WI, Randall (Gail) of Lafayette, David of Liberty, Kerry (Cathy) of New Castle, Irwin (Barbara), Allen (Shauna), and Mary (George) Buckler, all of Brookville; 15 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren; brother, Harold (Julie) of Brookville, and numerous nieces and nephews.  Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by granddaughter, Megan, daughter-in-law, Jody, and brothers, Irwin B. and Walter L. Vonderheide.Friends may visit with the family on Sunday, March 13, 2016 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 929 Main Street, Brookville.  Rosary will follow at 6 p.m.  A Mass of Christian burial, officiated by Rev. Sean Danda is on Monday at 10:30 a.m. at St. Michael Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to St. Michael School.  To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com.  The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Elmer Ernest Vonderheide.last_img

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