Helen M. Mehringer, age 86 of Ireland

Helen M. Mehringer, age 86 of Ireland, Indiana, passed away at 4:15 p.m. on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper, Indiana.
Helen was born in Dubois, IN, on May 22, 1933 to Theodore "Ted" and Clara (Theising) Heeke.  She married Richard L. Mehringer on June 28, 1955 in St. Raphael Catholic Church in Dubois, IN.  He preceded her in death on September 5, 1999. 
She worked as an administrator for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Jasper for over 30 years.  
Helen was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Ireland and their St. Anne's Sodality.
She enjoyed food and cooking, gardening, and being a loving mother.
Surviving are one daughter, Lynn Mehringer of Ireland, one son, Mike Mehringer of Milwaukee, WI, nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death besides her husband was one sister, Hilda Schmitt, and three brothers, Dennis, Eugene, and Herman Heeke.
A Mass of Christian Burial for Helen M. Mehringer will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland, Indiana, with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Ireland.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church, or to the Alzheimer's Association, or to a favorite charity.