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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   27 Oct 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

Salmon

Carolyn S

9 Nov 1942

23 Oct 1994

nee HOEFLING.  First wife of Roy T SALMON.

1937

M-W

5

Salmon

Roy T

19 Jun 1948

11 Apr 2003

Husband of Carolyn S SALMON, 1st; and Linda SALMON, 2nd.

1937

M-W

5

Schaefer

Doris June

2 Aug 1925

24 Oct 2007

nee KUESTER.  Wife of Paul F SCHAEFER.  Daughter of George & Ethel (ELMENDORF) KUESTER.

“Mother” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1898

E

19

Schaefer

Paul F

17 Jun 1921

20 Nov 2008

Husband of Doris June (KUESTER) SCHAEFER.  Son of Joseph & Anna (KIESEL) SCHAEFER.

“Father”

(Click here to view obituary.)

1898

E

19

Scheller

Rita Ann

22 Jul 1944

13 Aug 2011


Wife of Kenneth Joseph SCHELLER.  Daughter of Stephen & Anna (VOWELS) TURPEN. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2456

C-N

2

Schmit

Bernard W

27 May 1898

20 Sep 1975

Husband of Olivia R SCHMIT.

2049

C-S

11

Schmit

Edward A

24 Feb 1925

29 Nov 2013

Husband of Mary Frances (ROBINSON) SCHMIT.  Married 25 Oct 1944

“Our Son:  Mark.

Grandchildren:  Cody & Cale” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

1008

2156

C-N

6

Schmit

Mary Frances

5 Nov 1924

18 Oct 2005

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Edward A SCHMIT.  Married 25 Oct 1944.  Daughter of Arthur L & Olive (STEWART) ROBINSON.

“Our Son:  Mark.

Grandchildren:  Cody & Cale”

(Click here to view obituary.)

1008

2156

C-N

6

Schmit

Olivia R

20 May 1898

3 Nov 1986

Wife of Bernard W SCHMIT.

2049

C-S

11

Schmits

Carl "Richie"

31 Mar 1940

7 Dec 2016

Husband of Phyllis (SAMPSON) SCHMITS.  

Son of Victor & Helen (SMITH) SCHMITS. 

US Army.

(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.
 

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Schmits

Florence A

22 Apr 1913

27 Oct 1985

nee PUGH.  Wife of Jesse M SCHMITS.

1996

C-S

7

Schmits

Helen M

7 Nov 1911

26 Aug 1992

nee SMITH.  Wife of Victor A SCHMITS.

2033

C-S

10

Schmits

Jesse M

11 Feb 1913

26 May 1991

Husband of Florence A (PUGH) SCHMITS.

1995

C-S

7

Schmits

Pamela Ann

30 Apr 1959

5 Oct 1961

--

1985

1986

C-S

6

Schmits

Victor A

23 Sep 1908

15 Oct 1983

Husband of Helen M (SMITH) SCHMITS.

2033

C-S

10

Schmitt

Agnes M

8 Sep 1917

16 Apr 2001

nee SCHMITT.  Husband of Urban H SCHMITT.  Daughter of Wendel & Lena WAGNER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1868

E

15

Schmitt

Agnes M

10 May 1923

10 Mar 2001

nee PETER.  Wife of Norman V SCHMITT.  Married 1 Oct 1947.

“Our sons:  Kenneth R, Dennis L, Keith A, Donald P.”

2068

2069

C-S

13

Schmitt

Frances M

5 Nov 1922

10 Jun 1996

Wife of Ralph O SCHMITT.

1853

E

11

Schmitt

James A “Jim”

22 Apr 1949

--

Husband of Susan E (BELOAT) WOLFE SCHMITT.  Married 21 Apr 1973.

“Our Children:  Brian, Jnesse, Jeremy, Joshua”

2043

2044

C-S

11

Schmitt

Leroy J

14 May 1932

3 Nov 2014

Husband of Phyllis A (GRAY) SCHMITT. 

Son of Henry V & Theresa (WEISS) SCHMITT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0070

M-W

3

Schmitt

Norman V

2 Oct 1923

13 May 2013

Husband of Agnes M (PETER) SCHMITT.  Married 1 Oct 1947.  Son of Henry V & Theresia (WEIS) SCHMITT.

“Our sons:  Kenneth R, Dennis L, Keith A, Donald P.” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2068

2069

C-S

13

Schmitt

Phyllis A

21 Apr 1933

--

Wife of Leroy J Schmitt.

0070

M-W

3

Schmitt

Ralph O

15 Jul 1919

1 Jun 1979

Husband of Frances M SCHMITT.

1853

E

11

Schmitt

Susan E

15 Sep 1948

3 Apr 2001

nee BELOAT.  Wife of James A “Jim” SCHMITT.  Married 21 Apr 1973.  Daughter of Carl BELOAT.

“Our Children:  Brian, Jnesse, Jeremy, Joshua”

2043

2044

C-S

11

Schmitt

Urban H

9 Sep 1915

2 Oct 1999

Husband of Agnes M (WAGNER) SCHMITT.

1868

E

15

Schneider

Donald Eugene

1933

1978

Husband of Dorothy M (TIBBLE) SCHNEIDER.

Cpl., US Army, Korea.

2064

2065

C-S

13

Schneider

Dorothy M

2 Apr 1928

31 Mar 2007

nee TIBBLE.  Wife of Donald Eugene SCHNEIDER.  Daughter of George & Rose (LINNENBURGER) TIBBLE.

(Click here to view obituary.)



2064

C-S

13

Schultheis

Hilary Francis

31 May 1917

10 Mar 1985

Husband of Melba Rose (REXING) SCHULTHEIS.

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

0084

1819

E

6

Schultheis

Melba Rose

14 Oct 1921

14 May 2014

nee REXING.  Wife of Hilary Francis SCHULTHEIS. 

Daughter of George & Catherine REXING. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0084

E

6

Scoggins

Lauretta M

2 Jun 1924

7 Dec 2008

nee WEBER.  Wife of Paul SCOGGINS, Sr.  Daughter of George & Lena (MARKET) WEBER.

(Click here to view obituary.)


1919

M-E

4

Scoggins

Paul E, Sr.

6 Mar 1924

16 Jul 1985

Husband of Lauretta (WEBER) SCOGGINS.

1919

M-E

4

Scott

Joseph M

29 Sep 1938

--

Husband of Linda L (MARSHALL) SCOTT.

“Our children:  Jason D, 15 Jun 1962; Keely C, 4 Nov 1964; Trever M, 28 Nov 1965.”

1801

1802

E

3

Scott

Linda L

27 Sep 1938

--

nee MARSHALL. Wife of Joseph M SCOTT.

“Our children:  Jason D, 15 Jun 1962; Keely C, 4 Nov 1964; Trever M, 28 Nov 1965.”

1801

1802

E

3

Scott

M LaVerne Pugh

17 Sep 1917

--

Wife of Merle E SCOTT.  Married 11 Jul 1935.

“Our children:  Deven L, 17 May 1936; Joseph M, 29 Sep 1938; Roger V, 18 Mar 1944; Kathleen S (PATTON), 22 Oct 1953; Thomas B, 27 Nov 1955; Bryan P, 25 Mar 1957”

1835

1836

E

8

Scott

Merle E

15 May 1913

20 Mar 1983

Husband of M LaVerne (PUGH) SCOTT.  Married 11 Jul 1935.

“Our children:  Deven L, 17 May 1936; Joseph M, 29 Sep 1938; Roger V, 18 Mar 1944; Kathleen S (PATTON), 22 Oct 1953; Thomas B, 27 Nov 1955; Bryan P, 25 Mar 1957”

1835

1836

E

8

Scott

Thomas B

27 Nov 1955

30 Nov 1955

--

2190

W

2

Seib

Elizabeth Ann "Betty"

31 May 1931

-

Wife of Robert W "Bob" SEIB.

Married:  16 Oct 1954.

Our Children:  Terrance, Linda, Larry, Leah, Elaine, Gary, David.

4234

4235

E

8

Seib

Robert W "Bob"

6 Mar 1929

29 Oct 2014

Husband of Elizabeth Ann "Betty" SEIB.


Married:  16 Oct 1954

Son of Henry & Rosa SEIB.

Our Children:  Terrance, Linda, Larry, Leah, Elaine, Gary, David.

(Click here to view obituary.)

4234

4235

E

8

Seib

Terrance R

22 Oct 1956

29 Oct 1956

Son of Robert W "Bob" & Elizabeth Ann (BETTY) SEIB.


“Our Son”

2195

W

3

Selby

Sharon Kay

5 Mar 1948

2 May 1948

--

2179

W

1

Sermersheim

Esther L

26 Dec 1925

--

nee ELOM.  Wife of Gerald E SERMERSHEIM.

1923

M-E

5

Sermersheim

Gerald E

27 Oct 1920

26 May 1993

Husband of Esther L (ELOM) SERMERSHEIM.

WW II.

1923

M-E

5

Sermersheim

Laura Lee “Lori”

16 Nov 1974

31 Jan 1993

Daughter of Kent & Patricia J SERMERSHEIM.

1925

M-E

5

Sides

James A

28 Jun 1918

4 Jul 2002

Husband of Marie A (HISKER) SIDES.

WW II, Korea.

2095

C-N

2

Sides

Marie A

23 Aug 1918

18 Aug 2008

nee HISKER.  Wife of James A SIDES.  Daughter of Bernard & Louisa (FARNY) HISKER.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2095

C-N

2

Simon

Anne

7 Oct 1921

30 Oct 1999

nee HARDY.  Wife of Urban W SIMON.  Married 17 Jun 1939.

“Daughter:  Carolen Anne.  Granddaughter:  Staci Anne.  Great granddaughters:  Megan Ann, Hannah Ann.”

“Urban and Anne, Whispering Hills Farm”

1999

2000

C-S

8

Simon

Earl Pete

2 Oct 1931

11 May 1982

Husband of Marietta T SIMON.  Married 16 Apr 1952.

Children:  “Ricky, 1952; Randy, 1953; Kathy, 1955; Peggy , 1958; Terri, 1959; John, 1971”

1824

1825

E

7

Simon

Marietta T

17 Jul 1934

--

 Wife of Earl Pete SIMON.  Married 16 Apr 1952.

Children:  “Ricky, 1952; Randy, 1953; Kathy, 1955; Peggy , 1958; Terri, 1959; John, 1971”

1824

1825

E

7

Simon

Urban William

14 Jan 1919

12 Sep 2004

Husband of Anne (HARDY) SIMON.  Married 17 Jun 1939.

“Daughter:  Carolen Anne.  Granddaughter:  Staci Anne.  Great granddaughters:  Megan Ann, Hannah Ann.”

“Urban and Anne, Whispering Hills Farm”

Pvt., US Army, WW II.

1999

2000

C-S

8

Sives

Mary H

28 Nov 1947

--

Wife of Robert J SIVES.

“Our children:  William J, Jack E, Vincent E, Darla J”

2150

2151

C-N

6

Sives

Robert J

2 Dec 1942

21 Oct 2002

Husband of Mary H SIVES.

“Our children:  William J, Jack E, Vincent E, Darla J”

Sgt. US Army, Vietnam.

2150

2151

C-N

6

Sokeland

Charles W

11 Dec 1912

19 Mar 1972

Husband of Leona H (WILDERMAN) SOKELAND.

2016

C-S

9

Sokeland

Golla N

17 Sep 1913

6 Sep 1984

Husband of Nettie L SOKELAND.  Married 22 Apr 1935.

0479

E

5

Sokeland

Leona H

4 Nov 1911

18 Mar 2004

nee WILDERMAN.  Wife of Charles W SOKELAND.  Daughter of Frank & Lena (BASENDORFER) WILDERMAN.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2016

C-S

9

Sokeland

Nettie J

21 Sep 1915

16 Sep 2010

Wife of Golla N SOKELAND.  Married 22 Apr 1935

0479

E

5

Spindler

Albertina A

1904

1989

Wife of Joseph A SPINDLER.  Married 15 Jan 1925.

2027

C-S

10

Spindler

Anna L

23 Jul 1953

--

nee WHITE.  Wife of Earl R SPINDLER. 

Married 2 Mar 1979.

Our Children:  Kelly Ann, Kristy Dawn. 

Our Grandchildren:  Kaitlyn Irene, Austin Joseph.

0086

0087

E

7

Spindler

Clarence J

26 Jun 1922

8 Jul 2003

Husband of Irene M (MACKEY) SPINDLER. 


Son of William & Cecilla SPINDLER.

“Our children:  Irvin, Kenneth, Earl, Gilbert”

1829

1830

E

7

Spindler

Earl R

1 Feb 1953

11 Dec 2014

Husband of Anna L (WHITE) SPINDLER. 

Married 2 Mar 1979.

Son of Clarence J & Irene M (MACKEY) SPINDLER. 

Our Children:  Kelly Ann, Kristy Dawn. 

Our Grandchildren:  Kaitlyn Irene, Austin Joseph.

(Click here to view obituary.)

0086

0087

E

7

Spindler

Ferdinand W "Ferd"

8 May 1915

19 May 2004

Husband of Alice (FIELD) SPINDLER.  Son of Frank & Rosa (POHL) SPINDLER, Sr.

Sgt., US Army, WW II.  Bronze Star Medal.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2145

2146

C-N

6

Spindler

Gilbert E

2 Mar 1954

5 Apr 1983

Son of Clarence J & Irene M (MACKEY) SPINDLER.

1828

E

7

Spindler

Irene M

7 Feb 1923

13 Dec 1992

nee MACKEY.  Wife of Clarence J SPINDLER.

“Our children:  Irvin, Kenneth, Earl, Gilbert”

1829

1830

E

7

Spindler

Joanne Marie

6 Apr 1961

7 Apr 1961

--

2198

W

4

Spindler

Joseph A

1898

1973

Husband of Albertina A SPINDLER.  Married 15 Jan 1925

2027

C-S

10

Spindler

Joseph P

27 Jan 1931

12 Mar 2005

Husband of Valeria A (BAEHL) SPINDLER.  Son of Joe A & Albertina (FIETH) SPINDLER.

Pfc., US Army

(Click here to view obituary.)

2093

2094

C-N

2

Spindler

Mark Allen

25 Dec 1957

30 Dec 1957

Infant son of Ray & Mary Lee SPINDLER.

2194

W

3

Spindler

Mary Lee

23 Dec 1932

3 Jun 1980

Wife of Raymond SPINDLER.

1991

C-S

7

Spindler

Raymond

30 Dec 1924

11 Nov 1966

Husband of Mary Lee SPINDLER.

Indiana, Pfc., 235 Engineers, WW II.

1991

1992

C-S

7

Spindler

Ruth F

6 Dec 1920

2 Feb 1992

nee HURT.  Wife of William A SPINDLER.

1834

E

8

Spindler

Tillie

1918

1950

--

1972

C-S

5

Spindler

Valeria Ann

4 Jan 1929

6 Jun 2016

nee BAEHL.  Wife of Joseph P SPINDLER. 

Daughter of Alphonse& Erma L (SENSMEIER) BAEHL. 

(Click her to view obituary.)

2093

C-N

2

Spindler

William A

31 May 1917

26 Jul 1991

Husband of Ruth F (HURT) SPINDLER.

1834

E

8

Stallings

Pauline N

3 May 1915

24 Dec 1997

nee NIX.  Wife of Thomas C STALLINGS.  Married 13 Jul 1935.

2106

C-N

3

Stallings

Thomas C

5 Dec 1915

24 Sep 2006

Husband of Pauline N (NIX) STALLINGS.  Married 13 Jul 1935  Son of Harry & Lucy Ann (WELLS) STALLINGS.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2106

C-N

3

Stodghill

Billie J

1 May 1928

23 Aug 1996

Wife of Robert E STODGHILL.

1917

M-E

3

Stodghill

Robert E

12 May 1927

23 Aug 1989

Husband of Billie J STODGHILL.

Korean War.

1917

M-E

3

Stolz

Doris Y

27 Mar 1959

--

nee GOEDDE.  Wife of Terry W STOLZ. 

Married:  9 Aug 1980.

4230

4231

E

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Stolz

Terry W

20 Jun 1953

24 Nov 2015

Husband of  Doris Y (GOEDDE) STOLZ. 

Married:  9 Aug 1980.

Son of Alphonse & Bettye (YEAGER) STOLZ. 

Children:  Joshua, Adam, Christina, Andrew.


(Click here to view obituary.)

4230

4231

E

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Stone

Alma C

1917

1997

Wife of Lawrence W STONE.

2031

C-S

10

Stone

Irma J

31 Aug 1941

5 Mar 2017

nee WEISS.  Wife of John W STONE. 


Daughter of John A & Lydia Anna (BUCK) WEISS.

“Our children:  Jim, Lee Ann, Sherry” 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2233

2234

W

15

Stone

John W

23 May 1937

--

Husband of Irma J STONE.

“Our children:  Jim, Lee Ann, Sherry”

2233

2234

W

15

Stone

Lawrence W

1914

1974

Husband of Alma C STONE.

2032

C-S

10

Straight

John David

21 Nov 1986

29 Jan 1995

Son of Marvin & Candy STRAIGHT.

2242

2243

W

19

Suttner

Aloysius

22 Jul 1905

13 Oct 1998

Husband of Lula P (McGUIRE) SUTTNER.

1928

M-W

1

Suttner

Lula P

31 Aug 1903

7 Oct 1995

nee McGUIRE.  Wife of Aloysius W SUTTNER.

1928

M-W

1


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.