January 11, 1937 - February 21, 2021
Mary Jane F. (Wigger) Baehl, 84, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her son’s home with her children surrounding her. She was born January 11, 1937 in Evansville, to the late Robert C. and Clara A. (Schaeffer) Wigger. Mary Jane graduated from St. Joseph Catholic School where she attended first through eighth grades. While enrolled at St. Joseph School, she studied piano with one of the Benedictine nuns and enjoyed singing in the girls chorus. For her freshman year of high school, she attended the Academy of the Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand and then was a member of the first graduating class at Mater Dei High School in Evansville in 1954, where her main focus of study was in bookkeeping and accounting. Before beginning her family, Mary Jane was employed at National Furniture, Permanent Federal Savings and Loan, and Lohman and Johnson Drilling Company; working in the bookkeeping, accounting, and payroll depts., where she met many lifetime friends. She married Marcellus “Sally” Baehl on April 23, 1966 at her home parish of Saint Joseph Church and then began her life as a mother and bookkeeper for the family farm. Mary Jane was an accomplished seamstress, as well as knitting and crocheting. She always gave her time and talent making receiving blankets for newborns and sweater sets for the newest members of our immediate and extended family and close friends. She was a former member of St. James Catholic Church where she taught Religious Education for many years and helped with the summer social. Mary Jane is survived by her son, Mark C. Baehl, of Evansville; daughters, Marcy L. (Jay) Stephens and Meredith R. (Andrew) Titzer, both of Newburgh; grandchildren, Shelby Titzer, Seth Stephens, Alexander Titzer, McKenzie Stephens, and Sydney Stephens; sister, Reinilda A. Dausmann, of Mt. Vernon, IN; brother, Charles E. Wigger, of Evansville; nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Mary Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Marcellus A. “Sally” Baehl; brother, Robert L. Wigger; goddaughter/niece, Christine M. Clark; and brother-in-law, Stephen A. Dausmann. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, February 27, 2021 at All Saints Parish at the St. Joseph campus, 600 E. Virginia Street. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. with Father Edward Schnur and Deacon Emil Altmeyer, Presiding. The Mass will be livestreamed on the Ziemer Funeral Home and Cremation Services’ Facebook page twenty (20) minutes prior to the service time. Please, you must observe social distancing, and the wearing of a mask while inside the church building; during the receiving line, as well as during the Celebration of the Eucharist. Masks will be provided at the Church entrances if you are in need of one. Rest assured the Church will be sanitized before and after the celebration. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery aside her husband, Marcellus. The family would like to thank many people who were very instrumental in her care: Dr. Karl Sash and his team, Heart to Heart Hospice, especially: LaDonna, Megan, Brielle, and Zai, and Kathy Clodfelter RN and Glen Killion RN, both long time family friends. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice Foundation, 2532 Waterbridge Way, Evansville, IN 47710, the American Cancer Society- Indiana Chapter, 5635 N. 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278, All Saints Parish at the St. Joseph Campus, 600 E. Virginia Street, Evansville, IN 47711, or The Catholic Education Foundation, 520 S. Bennighof Ave., Evansville, IN 47714. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Mary Jane F. (Wigger) Baehl, 84, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at her son’s home with her children surrounding her. She was born January 11, 1937 in Evansville, to the late Robert C. and Clara A. (Schaeffer) Wigger.... View Obituary & Service Information
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