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Holy Cross Cemetery

Fort Branch

Union Township

Gibson County, Indiana 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2534; Longitude, -87.5747
Congressional Location: SW-1/4; NW-1/4; SECTION 18; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located on the north side of SR-168 (East Park Steet,) about 1900 feet west of the intersection with US Hwy-41, on the north edge of Fort Branch.

Last updated    28 Nov 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves from photographs, and other sources. There may be other graves which are unknown due to missing markers.  
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Addy

Dorothy Mae

7 May 1927

4 Feb 2006

nee REXING.  Wife of John L ADDY.  Married Feb 1947. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1814

E

5

Addy

John L, Sr.

19 Nov 1924

10 Feb 2004

Husband of Dorothy (REXING) ADDY.  Married Feb 1947.  (Click here to view obituary.)

1814

E

5

Adler

Charles L

9 Dec 1927

23 Nov 2017

Husband of Jessie A ADLER.


Son of Oscar & Elvera (RIFFERT) ADLER.

“Our children:  Dean, Kent, Theresa” 

US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2148

2149

C-N

6

Adler

Jessie A

11 May 1929

--

Wife of Charles L ADLER.

“Our children:  Dean, Kent, Theresa”

2148

2149

C-N

6

Angermeier

Doris Jean “Jean”

20 Aug 1930

--

Wife of William Edwin “Bill” ANGERMEIER.  Married 15 Nov 1952.

“Our Children:  Jeanne Lynn, Joyce Ann, Donald William, Diane Marie”

2165

2166

C-N

8

Angermeier

William Edwin “Bill”

19 Sep 1926

31 Mar 2003

Husband of Doris Jean “Jean” ANGERMEIER.  Married 15 Nov 1952.  Son of William & Catherine (HUMMEL) ANGERMEIER.

“Our Children:  Jeanne Lynn, Joyce Ann, Donald William, Diane Marie”

SFC, US Army, Korea

2165

2166

C-N

8

Atteberry

Charles Will

4 Feb 1921

8 Feb 2008

Husband of Verneda (NEUFELDER) ATTEBERRY.  Son of Lawrence & Mary (HICKROD) ATTEBERRY.


(Click here to view obituary.)

2245

W

20

Atteberry

Verneda

18 May 1924

--

nee NEUFELDER.  Wife of Charles W ATTEBERRY.

2245

W

20

Baehl

Shirley M

3 Feb 1940

13 Sep 2011

nee ICE.  Wife of Vincent A BAEHL.  

Married 23 Aug 1958.

Daughter of Charles D & Venitea (McELLHINEY) ICE. 

Our Children:  Kent, Steven, Michele, Alicia.


(Click here to view obiutary.)

0059

0060

E

?

Baehl

Vincent A

9 Mar 1938

10 Sep 2014

Husband of Shirley M (ICE) BAEHL. 

Married 23 Aug 1958.

Son of Leroy & Cecilia (SCHAEFER) BAEHL. 

Our Children:  Kent, Steven, Michele, Alicia.


(Click here to view obiutary.)

0059

0060

E

?

Bailey

Zachary James

8 Nov 1994

23 Oct 2016

Son of Dayne BAILEY 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

?

?

Barrett

Aleen O

25 May 1936

4 Mar 1990

nee BEGLE.  Wife of Donald T BARRETT.  Daughter of William & Margery BEGLE.

1910

M-E

2

Barrett

Alice L

13 May 1924

21 Oct 2015

nee MORRISON.  Wife of Clarence V "Vince" BARRETT. 

Daughter of Eldon & Ethel (WISE) MORRISON. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

4221

M-W

5

Barrett

Bernice

28 Jan 1913

23 Jan 1977

Wife of Joseph J BARRETT.  Married 29 Sep 1934.

2066

C-S

13

Barrett

Clarence V "Vince"

4 Aug 1920

25 Jan 2013

Husband of Alice (MORRISON) BARRETT.  Son of William & Clara (FROMME) BARRETT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4221

M-W

5

Barrett

David A

20 Dec 1944

14 Oct 2000

Air National Guard.

2115

C-N

4

Barrett

Donald T

21 Nov 1931

6 Oct 2001

Husband of Aleen O (BEGLE) BARRETT.

Korean War.

1910

M-E

2

Barrett

Donna K

17 Dec 1942

14 Nov 1993

nee FORBES.  Wife of William J BARRETT.  Daughter of Harold & Mildred (RUSSELL) FORBES.

1918

M-E

4

Barrett

Harold John

10 May 1942

2 Sep 1993

Son of Thomas & Rosetta M (HUSELMAN) BARRETT.

“Son and Brother”

2071

C-S

13

Barrett

Joseph J

5 Jul 1913

23 Oct 1985

Husband of Bernice BARRETT. Married 29 Sep 1934.

2066

C-S

13

Barrett

Rosetta M

24 Dec 1903

19 Nov 1975

nee HUSELMAN.  Wife of Thomas B BARRETT.

2070

C-S

13

Barrett

Thomas B

27 Sep 1902

12 Apr 1997

Husband of Rosetta M (HUSELMAN) BARRETT.

2070

C-S

13

Barrett

William J

29 May 1939

--

Husband of Donna K (FORBES) BARRETT.

1918

M-E

4

Beeler

Elizabeth S “Betty”

19 May 1913

9 Aug 2002

--

1987

C-S

6

Beloat

George T

1940

1971

--

2020

C-S

9

Bender

Barbara J Emge

1 Jan 1925

--

nee EMGE.  Wife of Frederick L BENDER.

0492

E

19

Bender

Frederick L

10 Mar 1924

12 Jun 2010

Husband of Barbara J (EMGE) BENDER.

0493

E

19

Biel

Anthony Carl

1899

1976

“Son”

1973

C-S

5

Biel

Catherine Meuser

1858

1953

“Mother”

1974

C-S

5

Bilderback

Clemmer E

31 Jan 1910

1 Nov 1986

Husband of Mary E (FROMM) BILERBACK.  Son of Jackson Matison “Jack” & Isabelle “Belle” (CASH) BILDERBACK.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.  Purple Heart.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2029

2030

C-S

10

Bilderback

Mary E

6 Nov 1915

19 May 1987

nee FROMM.  Wife of Clemmer E BILDERBACK.

2029

C-S

10

Bittner

Carol Jean

19 Aug 1936

7 Sep 2001

Wife of Ralph BITTNER.

1913

M-E

2

Bittner

Ralph R

11 Jan 1932

31 Oct 2007

Husband of Carol Jean (WEBER) BITTNER.  Son of Edward & Rosa (RHINEHART) BITTNER.

US Air Force, Korean War.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1913

M-E

2

Borders

Mary M

20 Oct 1926

24 Sep 1985

Wife of Robert L BORDERS.

2038

C-S

11

Borders

Robert L

15 Jul 1925

16 Mar 1976

Husband of Mary M BORDERS.

Pfc., US Marine Corps, WW II.

2038

2039

C-S

11

Borup

Donald M

5 Jul 1936

25 Jan 1979

Husband of Mary Ellen (BREIVOGEL) BORUP.

ME 3, US Navy.

1793
1794

E

2

Borup

Mary Ellen

28 Aug 1939

11 May 1993

nee BREIVOGEL.  Wife of Donald M BORUP.

1793

E

2

Brown

Nida M

14 Jun 1923

8 Jun 1997

--

1908

M-E

1

Bullock

Andrea K

5 Jan 2009

6 Aug 2013

Daughter of John & Deanna BULLOCK. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0993

  0994

E

10

Burger

Janet L

8 Mar 1955

--

nee HOLDER.  Wife of Jay BURGER.  Married 27 Jul 1974.

“Our children:  Bryce M, Brooke N.”

2118

2119

C-N

4

Burger

Jay

29 May 1953

18 Apr 2002

Husband of Janet L (HOLDER) BURGER.  Married 27 Jul 1974.  Son of Melvin John & Patricia BURGER.

“Our children:  Bryce M, Brooke N.”

2118

2119

C-N

4

Burger

Louis A

17 Apr 1908

11 Jun 1974

--

2035

C-S

10

Burger

Melvin John

26 Sep 1932

17 Jun 2002

Husband of Vickie L BURGER.  Married 7 Jun 1973.  Son of Louis & Agnes (WEHR) BURGER.

2141

C-N

5

Burger

Patricia June

20 Jun 1934

4 May 1978

“Mother”

2047

C-S

11

Burger

Presha Ann

1960

1961

--

2192

W

3

Burger

Vickie L

17 Feb 1949

--

Wife of Melvin John BURGER.  Married 7 Jun 1973.

2141

C-N

5

Carter

Carl W

16 Jun 1928

26 Feb 1984

Husband of Eileen (ELPERS) CARTER.


Son of Jessie CARTER.

Korea.

1854

E

11

Carter

Eileen Mae

9 May 1928

27 Aug 2013

nee ELPERS.  Wife of Carl W CARTER. 

Daughter of Conrad "Coonie" & Christina (EMGE) ELPERS. 

(Click here to view obituary.)


 

Photo not yet available.
 

E

11

Cauthen

Christopher Keith

4 Oct 1988

4 Oct 1988

Son of Phil & Lesa CAUTHEN.

2185

W

2

Conner

Jeffery Allen

20 Aug 1955

26 Apr 1974

“Daddy”

2021

2022

C-S

9

Conner

John Victor

12 Dec 1960

12 Dec 1960

--

2193

W

3

Conner

Karen Elaine

16 May 1962

18 May 1962

--

2199

W

4

Corn

D Marlene

14 Mar 1942

7 Aug 2017

nee MARTIN.  Wife of Donald M WILKEY, 1st; and Jeffrie Scott CORN, 2nd.  

Daughter of Victor & Lillian (FRICK) MARTIN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2005

C-S

8

Crawford

Kelly Brett

6 Apr 1958

4 Dec 1986

Husband of Joyce A (DUNKEL) CRAWFORD.  Son of Robert D CRAWFORD & Carolyn CRAWFORD WILKERSON.

Sgt., US Marine Corps.

2074

2075

C-N

1

Deiss

Anton A

1902

1990

Husband of Irma M DEISS.

2002

C-S

8

Deiss

Barbara

1897

1972

--

1976

C-S

5

Deiss

Irma M

1904

1995

Wife of Anton A DEISS.

2002

C-S

8

Dewig

Francis J

21 Aug 1920

15 Mar 1989

Husband of Mary Lucille (BLUM) DEWIG. 


Son of Leo & Catherine DEWIG.

TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

2079

2080

C-N

1

Dewig

Mary Lucille

23 Apr 1922

4 Nov 1987

nee BLUM.  Wife of Francis J DEWIG.  Daughter of Rudolph & Flora (RITCHIE) BLUM.

2079

C-N

1

Dewig

Steven C

1 May 1949

--

Son of Francis J & Mary Lucille (BLUM) DEWIG..

0074

C-N

2

Dewig

Toni J

9 Sep 1954

--

Daughter of Francis J & Mary Lucille (BLUM) DEWIG.

0075

C-N

2

Diephuis

Patience Renee Odom

28 Feb 1961

14 Dec 1995

nee ODOM.  Daughter of Paul Andy & Helen Marie ODOM.

“Mother of:  Amy Jo, Joseph E”

2131

2132

C-N

5

Dilbeck

George W

10 Apr 1904

11 Jul 1980

Husband of Lillie Z DILBECK.

1786

E

1

Dilbeck

Lillie Z

12 May 1908

25 Apr 2000

nee BELISLE.  Wife of George W DILBECK.

1786

E

1

Dilbeck

Raymond N “Big Ray”

9 Jul 1938

21 Oct 2005

Son of George W & Lillie Z (BELISLE) DILBECK. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1787

E

1

Dunkel

George A

24 Oc 1925

--

Husband of Juanita A DUNKEL. 


Married 16 Jun 1951. 

Our Children:  David L, Peter B, Diane D, Joyce A, Amy A.

0062

0063

C-N

8

Dunkel

Juanita A

19 Apr 1930

--

Husband of Juanita A DUNKEL. 

Married 16 Jun 1951.

Our Children:  David L, Peter B, Diane D, Joyce A, Amy A.

0062

0063

C-N

8


Dunkel

Peter F

9 Jul 1898

6 Apr 1948

Husband of Rose DUNKEL.

1970

C-S

4

Dunkel

Rose

26 Nov 1898

15 Mar 1986

Wife of Peter F DUNKEL.

1970

C-S

4

Eaton

Alberta E

6 May 1937

29 Aug 2001

nee ELPERS.  Wife of Alvin R EATON.

2099

C-N

3

Eaton

Alvin R

6 Aug 1935

8 Oct 1996

Husband of Alberta E (ELPERS) EATON.  Married 15 Apr 1961.  Son of Dorothy E (CONNER) EATON DOUGLAS.

2099

C-N

3

Elpers

Ann Renee

18 Apr 1962

20 Apr 1962

Daughter of Donald O & Marjorie L ELPERS.

1871

E

15

Elpers

Christina

4 Jul 1900

22 Nov 1975

nee EMGE.  Wife of Conrad L ELPERS.  Daughter of Peter & Barbara (NEWFIELD) EMGE.

1949

C-S

2

Elpers

Clemens J

8 Feb 1910

24 Feb 1999

Husband of Estella C (YELLIG) ELPERS.

“Our children:  Alberta, William, Robert, Thomas, Jospeh, Paul.”

0475

2019

C-S

9

Elpers

Conrad L

19 Jul 1897

26 Jun 1991

Husband of Christian (EMGE) ELPERS.

1950

C-S

2

Elpers

Donald O

2 Mar 1930

30 May 2004

Husband of Marjorie L ELPERS.  Son of Conrad & Christina (EMGE) ELPERS.

1870

E

15

Elpers

Doris M

9 Jan 1925

--

nee McCLEARY.  Wife of Robert ELPERS.

1956

C-S

3

Elpers

Estella C

5 Jul 1909

4 Dec 2010

nee YELLIG.  Wife of Clemens J ELPERS.  Daughter of Albert & Elizabeth (HEIM) YELLIG.

“Our children:  Alberta, William, Robert, Thomas, Jospeh, Paul." 
(Click here to view obituary.)


0475

2019

C-S

9

Elpers

Gladys D

6 Feb 1903

14 Jul 1999

Wife of Wendell H ELPERS.

1856

E

12

Elpers

Janet Marie

16 Jan 1954

13 Mar 1954

--

2188

W

2

Elpers

Jeanette J

21 Jun 1943

--

Wife of Robert Joseph ELPERS.

2058

C-S

12

Elpers

Marjorie L

8 Oct 1930

--

Wife of Donald O ELPERS.

1869

E

15

Elpers

Robert H

3 Jun 1922

6 Sep 2014

Husband of Doris M (McDLEARY) ELPERS. 


Son of Conrad & Christina (EMGE) ELPERS.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4240

C-S

3

Elpers

Robert Joseph

20 Apr 1940

12 Oct 1977

Husband of Jeanette J ELPERS.

SP4, US Army.

2058

2059

C-S

12

Elpers

Sybil Clare

3 Mar 1922

11 Jun 1953

nee WHITEHEAD.  Wife of Roger P ELPERS.  Daughter of Homer & Theodora “Theo” WHITEHEAD.

1952

1953

1954

C-S

3

Elpers

Virginia W

2 Jul 1934

15 Oct 2000

nee WEBER.  Wife of Wilfred W ELPERS.

1806

E

4

Elpers

Wendell Herman

29 Aug 1898

28 Dec 1983

Husband of Gladys D ELPERS.

1856

E

12

Elpers

Wilfred W

26 Nov 1929

--

Husband of Virginia W (WEBER) ELPERS.

1806

E

4

Emge

Barbara

1870

1948

nee NEWFIELD.  Wife of Peter EMGE.  Married 25 Oct 1892.  Daughter of Valentine & Barbara NEWFIELD.

1947

C-S

2

Emge

Bess S

31 Jul 1929

24 Aug 2006

nee SMITH.  Wife of Walter EMGE.  Daughter of George H & Emma (GIESELMAN) SMITH. 


(Click here to view obituary)

1961

C-S

3

Emge

Charles P

21 Jul 1922

1 Mar 2006

Husband of Margaret E EMGE.  Son of Ralph & Louise EMGE.

Seabees, US Navy, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1911

M-E

2

Emge

Edward Peter

22 Jun 1917

5 Dec 2011

Husband of Margery A (ANSLINGER) EMGE.  Married 12 Aug 1940.  Son of Oscar & Theresa (GREUBEL) EMGE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1001

M-E

3

Emge

Ivo A

1919

1958

Husband of Rosella T EMGE.

0474

C-S

4

Emge

Margaret E

1 Nov 1927

--

Wife of Charles P EMGE.

1911

M-E

2

Emge

Margery A

22 Sep 1915

11 Nov 2013

nee ANSLINGER.  Wife of Edward Peter EMGE.  Married 12 Aug 1940.  Daughter of Anton & Mary (ROEDER) ANSINGER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1001

M-E

3

Emge

Oscar E

4 Nov 1893

10 Mar 1985

Husband of Theresa EMGE, 1st; and Olivia (HIRSCH) SCHULTHEIS EMGE, 2nd.  Son of Peter & Barbara (NEWFIELD) EMGE.

1957

C-S

3

Emge

Peter

1866

1948

Husband of Barbara (NEWFIELD) EMGE.  Married 25 Oct 1892.  Son of Enid & Christina EMGE.

1948

C-S

2

Emge

Ralph C

22 Jul 1895

15 Feb 1973

Husband of Regina L EMGE.  Son of Peter & Barbara (NEWFIELD) EMGE.

1946

C-S

2

Emge

Regina L

27 Sep 1908

2 Mar 1991

Wife of Ralph C EMGE.

1945

C-S

2

Emge

Rita J

2 Aug 1923

11 Jun 2006

nee RIFFERT.  Wife of Robert G EMGE.  Daughter of Edward G & Matilda M (HEITZMAN) RIFFERT. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1920

M-E

4

Emge

Robert G

18 Apr 1924

--

Husband of Rita J (RIFFERT) EMGE.

1920

M-E

4

Emge

Rosella T

5 Aug 1918

1 Aug 2010

nee WILL.  Wife of Ivo A EMGE, 1st; and Paul A MEYER, 2nd.  Daughter of Joseph & Louise (WEISS) WILL.
(Click here to view obituary.)

0474

C-S

4

Emge

Theresa

3 Sep 1895

19 Sep 1957

First wife of Oscar E EMGE.

1958

C-S

3

Emge

Walter R

7 Sep 1922

14 Jul 1999

Husband of Bess S (SMITH)  EMGE.  Son of Oscar E & Theresa EMGE.

ENS, US Navy, WW II.

1959

1960

C-S

3


Section and Rows
For purposes of this listing the cemetery was divided into the following sections:  East (E), West (W), Center-South(C-S) and Center-North(C-N) and rows were numbered
beginning at the south end of each section.  The mausoleum is identified as Mausoleum-East(M-E) and Mausoleum-West(M-W) and rows of crypts numbered beginning at the top
of each side.
1783  View of the cemetery, Center-South section.
2072  View of the cemetery, Center-North section.
2177  View of the West section (infants and children burials in foreground.)
1907  View of the east side of the mausoleum.

Transcriptions taken from the headstones.

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 15 Apr 2010.