Pauletta Eichmiller, 73, of Loogootee

Pauletta Eichmiller, 73, of Loogootee, Indiana went to be with her Lord after a long struggle with lung disease on Monday, April 9, 2018 at Daviess Community Hospital.

She was born to Mary Emma (Carrico) Stoll and Elmer Hastings Spears, October 26, 1944, in Loogootee.

Pauletta married Frederick Ray Eichmiller on May 23, 1997 and he survives.

She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and was very strong in her faith. She enjoyed family gatherings and spending time with her grandchildren. Her family will miss her delicious cooking.

Pauletta was preceded in death by her father, Elmer and her mother, Mary; a grandson, Dustin James Pearson; her first husband, Robert Dee Pearson and her second husband, Fred William “Bill” Schutter; brothers, Elmer Spears and Larry Spears; sisters, Judy Bruner, Alberta “Bert” Beaty and Mary Jo Blackman; a nephew Jamie Allbright.

She is survived by her husband, Fred Eichmiller of Loogootee; her children, Troy (Tracey) Pearson of Madison, Tracy (John) Anderson of Vincennes, Travis Pearson (Kerry Fitch) of Plainville, Terry Pearson (Jerri Pearson) of Odon, Tara Cronin (Weldon McPherson) of Loogootee, Sandra (Kelly) LaMar of Loogootee, Jim (Jean) Eichmiller of Hayward, California, and Kurt Eichmiller of Evansville; grandchildren, Logan Pearson, Kody Pearson, Kelly Thompkins, Jenny O’brien, Lyam O’brien, Ben O’brien, TJ O’brien, Nish O’brien, Nikki O’brien, Sammiey-Jo O’brien, Ashley (Ben) Noffsinger,Trudy (Mike) Dewig, Kristina (Michael) Taylor, Ryan Mize, Talishaa Mize, Jaylen “Jake” Pearson, Kayla Potts, Alexa “Lexi” Pearson, Dalynne Pearson, Jordan Clark, Jamie Cronin, Justin Cronin, Sarah Colvin, Raymond McPherson, Kelsey (Corey) Edwards, Peyton (James) Wade, Tracie (TJ) McAtee, Wade LaMar, Breigh LaMar, Raisa Eichmiller, Kayla Eichmiller, Abagail Eichmiller and 21 Great-Grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 a.m. Friday, April 13, 2018 at Christ Lutheran Church in Haysville. Burial will follow in the Community Cemetery.

Visitation will be held Thursday, April 12, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to a veteran’s charity of your choice.

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Arrangements were provided by Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.