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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  18 Sep 2016 

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

Fischer

Sylvia Marie

27 Dec 1993

16 Dec 2011

Daughter of Billy Jo FISCHER & Bridget (SENSMEIER) GARRETT. 


(Click here to view obitary.)

2449

E

23

Fluty

Randy A

29 Mar 1959

--

Husband of Stacy L (TITZER) FLUTY.

2227

W

12

Fluty

Stacy L

16 Apr 1962

27 Mar 1993

nee TITZER.  Wife of Randy A FLUTY.

Daughter of Elmo V & Patty Jo TITZER.

2227

2228

W

 12

Fraker

Gary A

26 Jan 1963

--

Husband of Patti L (MORRIS) FRANKER.  Married 22 Oct 1988.

“Our Daughter:  Clarissa”

1905

1906

E

23

Fraker

Gregory A

17 Nov 1958

1 Dec 1985

Son of Robert E & Wilma C FRAKER.

1915

M-E

3

Fraker

Patti L

26 Mar 1965

--

nee MORRIS.  Wife of Gary A FRAKER.  Married 22 Oct 1988.

“Our Daughter:  Clarissa”

1905

1906

E

23

Fraker

Robert E

11 Sep 1933

8 Dec 2008

Husband of Wilma C (TATUM) FRAKER.  Son of Roscoe & Susan (BALDWIN) FRAKER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1916

M-E

3

Fraker

Wilma C

17 Mar 1931

19 Sep 2009

nee TATUM.  Wife of Robert E FRAKER.  Daughter of Albert & Ethel TATUM.

1916

M-E

3

Friedman

Sylvester L

1940

1965

--

2001

C-S

8

Gayso

Laurian L

17 Dec 1933

--

Wife of Stephen J GAYSO.

1912

M-E

2

Gayso

Stephen J

9 Dec 1932

28 Nov 1998

Husband of Laurian L GAYSO.

US Army.

1912

M-E

2

Geis

Edward H

6 Aug 1907

2 Jul 1973

Husband of Lois GEIS.

2010

C-S

9

Geis

Lois

6 Mar 1919

2 Aug 2000

Wife of Edward H GEIS.

2010

C-S

9

Georges

Tiara

1966

1968

“Baby”

2210

W

6

Georges

Todd Joseph

25 Mar 1972

12 Apr 2016

Adopted son of Donald Ray & Amanda Ann (REINHART) GEORGES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

4242

W

9

Goedde

Melvin E

25 Oct 1931

8 Jul 2010

Husband of Norma Lee (BAEHL) GOEDDE. 


Married 29 Oct 1955

Son of Alois & Yolanda (TIEKEN) GOEDDE.

“Our children:  Vernon, Doris, Charles, Glen, Jane” 

Sgt. US Army, Korea.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0057

0488

E

16

Goedde

Norma Lee

30 Dec 1935

11 Mar 2014

nee BAEHL.  Wife of Melvin E GOEDDE. 


Married
29 Oct 1955

Daughter of Leroy & Cecilia (SCHAEFER) BAEHL.

“Our children:  Vernon, Doris, Charles, Glen, Jane”

0057

0488

E

16

Gossett

Margie A

14 Jul 1920

27 Sep 1994

nee KIEFER.  Wife of Robert E GOSSETT.

1932

M-W

1

Gossett

Robert E

26 Jun 1926

2 Aug 1997

Husband of Margie A (KIEFER) GOSSETT.

MSgt., US Army.  WW II, Korea.

1932

M-W

1

Greek

George E

24 Dec 1913

17 Jul 1995

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

2125

C-N

4

Greubel

George V

25 Jun 1917

6 Nov 1967

Husband of Margaret M GREUBEL.

1989

C-S

6

Greubel

Margaret M

13 Oct 1917

--

Wife of George V GREUBEL.

1988

C-S

6

Greulich

Anna M

12 Jan 1928

25 Nov 2014

nee LUEBBEHUSEN.  Wife of Melvin A GREULICH. 


Daughter of Anthony & Elizabeth (CATO) LUEBBEHUSEN. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1795

E

2

Greulich

Melvin A

7 Aug 1924

--

Husband of Anna M (LUEBBEHUSEN) GREULICH.

1795

E

2

Gries

Donald J

21 Jun 1939

--

Husband of Donna M GRIES.  Married 6 Jan 1962.

“Our children:  Donald E, Dennis L, Dana S”

2139

2140

C-N

5

Gries

Donna M

1 Nov 1942

--

Wife of Donald J GRIES.  Married 6 Jan 1962.

“Our children:  Donald E, Dennis L, Dana S”

2139

2140

C-N

5

Gries

Doris J

28 Jul 1964

28 Jul 1964

Infant daughter of Don & Donna GRIES.

2202

W

5

Gries

Edward C

16 Aug 1913

31 Jan 1993

Husband of Irene C GRIES.  Married 20 Apr 1938.

1822

E

6

Gries

Infant

28 Sep 1963

28 Sep 1963

Infant son of Don & Donna GRIES.

2200

W

4

Gries

Irene C

1 Apr 1913

25 Nov 1994

Wife of Edward C GRIES.  Married 20 Apr 1938.

1822

E

6

Hagedorn

Dean Eric

22 Nov 1962

23 Nov 1962

--

2197

W

4

Halbig

George L

27 Mar 1907

12 mar 1994

Husband of Mary G HALBIG.

1936

M-W

4

Halbig

Mary G

7 Jul 1911

2 Jul 1998

Wife of George L HALBIG.

1936

M-W

4

Hale

Lauren R

27 Dec 1991

16 Jun 2012

Daughter of Dave HALE & Stacey (ROSTON) HALE KOHLHOUSE. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3912

 

W

26

Hall

Jason Dean

29 Apr 1976

6 Sep 1996

Son of Jeff & Deborah HALL.

“Son & Brother”

2122

2123

C-N

4

Harmon

Ivan W

24 Jan 1922

28 Feb 1979

Husband of Norma J HARMON.

Pfc, US Army, WW II.

1820

1821

E

6

Harmon

Leona A

22 Dec 1927

12 Apr 2014

nee WEBER.  Wife of Marvin P HARMON. 


Daughter of Joseph & Dora (MORGAN) WEBER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0080

C-S

13

Harmon

Marvin P

26 Oct 1924

26 Jun 1978

Husband of Leona A (WEBER) HARMON.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

0080

2063

C-S

13

Harmon

Norma J

7 Dec 1928

20 Mar 2007

nee MENY.  Wife of Ivan W HARMON. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1820

E

6

Harpenau

Anthony P

25 Nov 1930

--

Husband of Helen R (SCHAEFER) HARPENAU.  Married 13 Oct 1956.

“Children:  Marvin, Melvin, Betty, Brenda.”

2152

2153

C-N

6

Harpenau

Carl W

8 Aug 1904

20 Jun 1986

Husband of Lorena A HARPENAU.

2076

C-N

1

Harpenau

Erin L

11 Apr 1988

22 Apr 2014

Daughter of Melvin HARPENAU & Rebecca HARPENAU GANSMAN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0077

C-N

2

Harpenau

Helen R

11 Mar 1934

26 Apr 2004

nee SCHAEFER.  Wife of Anthony P HARPENAU.  Married 13 Oct 1956.  Daughter of Edward & Frances (WANINGER) SCHAEFER.

“Children:  Marvin, Melvin, Betty, Brenda.”

(Click here to view obituary.)

2152

2153

C-N

6

Harpenau

Lorena A

24 Aug 1907

8 Aug 1993

Wife of Carl W HARPENAU.

2076

C-N

1

Hassel

Connie Marie

1950

1950

--

2180

W

1

Hasselbrinck

Anna Marie

28 Nov 1945

--

Wife of Leland John HASSELBRINCK.

“Our children:  John, Tony, Debra”

1877

1878

E

16

Hasselbrinck

Leland John

18 Dec 1940

19 Jan 1993

Husband of Anna Marie HASSELBRINCK.

“Our children:  John, Tony, Debra”

1877

1878

E

16

Hirsch

Harvey J

28 Oct 1936

9 Oct 2015

Husband of Rita M (REXING) HIRSCH.  Married 27 Aug 1960


Son of William S & Reinildis (EFFINGER) HIRSCH.

“Our Children:  Michael J, Rebecca S, Bryan A” 

US Army.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2170

2171

C-N

8

Hirsch

Rita M

6 Jun 1935

--

nee REXING.  Wife of Harvey J HIRSCH.  Married 27 Aug 1960.

“Our Children:  Michael J, Rebecca S, Bryan A”

2170

2171

C-N

8

Hoefling

Francis Edward

22 Feb 1916

11 Mar 2000

Husband of Helen M (WEBER) HOEFLING.

“Our Children:  Joseph, Rose Ellen, Carolyn Sue, Helen Marie, Maryann, Phyllis Jane.”

2126

2127

C-N

4

Hoefling

Helen Catherine

11 Feb 1923

23 Dec 2009

nee WILL.  Wife of Norman F HOEFLING.  Daughter of Joseph & Louisa (WEISS) WILL.

“Our Children:  Pamela L, Deborah A, Kenneth E, Marla R, Denis E”

2051

2052

C-S

12

Hoefling

Helen M

10 Jul 1918

17 Mar 2006

nee WEBER.  Wife of Francis Edward HOEFLING.  Daughter of Joseph & Dora (MORGA) WEBER.

“Our Children:  Joseph, Rose Ellen, Carolyn Sue, Helen Marie, Maryann, Phyllis Jane.” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2126

2127

C-N

4

Hoefling

Joseph G

30 Nov 1956

16 Jun 1995

Son of Francis Edward & Helen M (WEBER) HOEFLING.

2126

C-N

4

Hoefling

Norman F

5 Sep 1920

5 Feb 1976

Husband of Helen Catherine (WILL) HOEFLING.

“Our Children:  Pamela L, Deborah A, Kenneth E, Marla R, Denis E”

TEC 4, US Army, WW II.

2051

2052

C-S

12

Holder

Charlotte Jean

10 Apr 1929

--

Wife of Lawrence “Dude” HOLDER.  Married 4 May 1951.

4226

C-N

1

Holder

Lawrence  "Larry"

“Dude”

10 Jun 1928

1 Aug 2015

Husband of Charlotte Jean HOLDER. 

Married 4 May 1951

Son of Lawrence & Margaret HOLDER.   

PFC, US Army, Korea.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4226

4227

C-N

1

Holland

Dorothy Jane

22 Sep 1961

16 Oct 2012

nee GEORGES. 


Daughter of Donald Ray "Louie & Ann (REINHART) GEORGES. 

My Children:  Roxana Sue, Kecia Amanda, Carley. 

My Grandchildren:  Malakia, Serentiy.


Sgt, 1C, US ARMY.



(Click here to view obituary.)

1010

1011

West

9

Hollis

Jack R

9 Jul 1926

27 Nov 2005

Husband of Mary E (MAYER) HOLLIS.  Son of John & Bertha (THOMPSON) HOLLIS.

Pfc., US Army, WW II.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2097

2098

C-N

3

Hollis

Jackie Sue

12 Mar 1952

9 May 2009

Daughter of Jack R & Mary (MAYER) HOLLIS.

“My Nieces and Nephew:  Andy, Abby, Hannah, Haley”

2129

2130

C-N

5

Hollis

Lillian M

29 Mar 1917

19 Oct 2014

nee GREUBEL.  Wife of Melvin "Speed" HOLLIS. 


Married
24 Jul 1937.  

Daughter of Nicholas & Magdalena GREUBEL. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0058

E

17

Hollis

Mary E

9 Dec 1925

19 Oct 1993

nee MAYER.  Wife of Jack R HOLLIS

2097

C-N

3

Hollis

Melvin "Speed"

2 May 1916

16 Sep 1992

Husband of Lillian M (GREUBEL) HOLLIS. 


Married 24 Jul 1937.

Sgt., US Marine Corps., WW II.

0058

1885

E

17

Holzmeyer

Carrie M

19 May 1912

7 Mar 2012

nee DEISS.  Wife of John H HOLZMEYER.  Daughter of Louis & Caroline (OBERT) DEISS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1994

C-S

7

Holzmeyer

John H

1906

1964

Husband of Carrie M (DEISS) HOLZMEYER.

1993

C-S

7

Huelsman

Charles A

7 Apr 1935

--

Husband of Patricia M (WASSMER) HUELSMAN.  Married 3 Sep 1955.  Son of Oscar J & Irma K (HEERDINK) HUELSMAN.

“Our children:  Stanley C, Stacey A, Bradley J, Stephanie J and Brianna J”

2101

2102

2103

C-N

3

Huelsman

Edwin A

11 Dec 1939

3 Feb 2001

Son of Emma HUELSMAN.

SP4, US Army.

2116

C-N

4

Huelsman

Helen M

11 Sep 1916

--

Wife of R Walter HUELSMAN.

1929

M-W

1

Huelsman

Irma

1906

2001

Wife of Oscar HUELSMAN.

1969

C-S

4

Huelsman

M Lucille

18 Sep 1916

25 Mar 2010

nee REUBER.  Wife of Silas A HUELSMAN.  Daughter of John A & Mamie (SCHMITT) REUBER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

0480

E

9

Huelsman

Oscar

1903

1949

Husband of Irma HUELSMAN.

1969

C-S

4

Huelsman

Patricia

15 Jun 1933

18 Mar 1992

nee WASSMER.  Wife of Charels A HUELSMAN.  Married 3 Sep 1955.  Daughter of Clem H & Mary Louise (SAUER) WASSMER.

“Our children:  Stanle C, Stacey A, Bradley J, Stephanie J and Brianna J”

2101

2102

2103

C-N

3

Huelsman

R Walter

23 Feb 1908

16 Mar 1991

Husband of Helen M HUELSMAN.

1929

M-W

1

Huelsman

Robert Joseph

2 Jun 1937

29 May 1990

Husband of Esther P HUELSMAN.  Married 24 Oct 1970.

2087

2088

C-N

2

Huelsman

Silas A

5 May 1905

17 Dec 1985

Husband of M Lucille (REUBER) HUELSMAN.

0480

E

9

Huff

Barbara L

15 May 1939

--

nee VOELKER.  Wife of Howard G HUFF. 

1003

M-E

4

Huff

Howard G

31 May 1936

2 Jun 2014

Husband of Barbara L (VOELKER) HUFF. 

Son of Edgar S & Edith P (WRIGHT) HUFF. 

(Click her to view obituary.)

1003

M-E

4

Jensen

Monica A

1905

2004

Wife of Waldemar T JENSEN.

“Mother”

2053

C-S

12

Jensen

Waldemar T

1905

1962

Husband of Monica A JENSEN.

2054

C-S

12

Jones

Geneva A

23 Aug 1931

18 Sep 2007

nee PFEIFFER.  Wife of Maurice C JONES.

1900

E

20

Jones

Lela Dale

1895

1961

Wife of Silas Linzy JONES.

1983

C-S

5

Jones

Marietta

14 Aug 1922

23 May 2012

nee NEUFELDER.  Wife of James "Jim" Jones. 


Daughter of Raymond & Ellen NEUFELDER.


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

M-?

-

Jones

Maurice C

26 Jun 1925

19 Dec 2005

Husband of Geneva A (PFEIFFER) JONES.

“National Thumb Pickers Hall of Fame 2003”

SSgt., US Army, WW II.

1900

1901

E

20

Jones

Silas Linzy

1895

1960

Husband of Lela Dale JONES.

1982

C-S

5


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.