LaVerne Uebelhor, 84, of Ferdinand Passed away, Sunday, February 10th at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.
LaVerne was born May 20, 1934 in Schnellville to Albert and Emma (Schnell) Welp. She married Jim Uebelhor on August 21, 1954 in Schnellville.
She was a member of Christ the King Parish, St. Ferdinand Church and its St. Ann’s Sodality. LaVerne was employed with General Electric in Tell City before her and her husband Jim formed Uebelhor TV in 1954. She helped Jim grow the family business until retiring in 1990. LaVerne enjoyed good food, good music and many trips to the Corydon Jamboree with friends.
Laverne is survived by her husband, Jim of Ferdinand; two sons, Scott (Mary Sue) Uebelhor of St. Anthony and Keith Uebelhor of Ferdinand; one brother, Marvin (Mary Faye) Welp of Schnellville; two sisters, Doris (Bill) Birk of Brownsburg, IN and Mary Catherine Persohn of Jasper; five grandchildren, Kelsey Jones, Morgan, Cory, Cole and Randi Uebelhor; a brother-in –law, Bob Neuhoff of Jasper. LaVerne was preceded in death by sisters, Betty Neuhoff and Irma Hasenour.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 AM on Thursday in St. Ferdinand Catholic Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-8:00 PM at Becher Funeral home in Ferdinand and also on Thursday from 7-9:30 AM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Jim and Laverne Uebelhor Endowment Fund care of the Dubois County Community Foundation. Online condolences may be shared at www.becherfuneralhome.com