Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

St. Bernard Cemetery

(aka Snake Run Cemetery)

Union Township


Gibson County, Indiana
 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2535; Longitude, -87.4684
Congressional Location:SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 13; TOWNSHIP 3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located behind Saint Bernard Church on the north side of Indiana State Road 168; six miles east of Fort Branch in the former village of Obertsville, now known as Snake Run.

Last updated  01 Nov 2017

The following list is an attempt to show all known graves from photographs, information taken from church records, census, marriage and other genealogical records.  However, there could be other graves which are unknown due to missing, unreadable, destroyed or broken markers.  
If you have knowledge of any other graves which may not be shown below, please drop us an e-mail and let us know.   
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Surname

Given Name

Birth Date

Death Date

Inscriptions & Notes

Photo #                   Photo

Sect-
ion

Row

Pflug

Anna

1879

1954

--

2268

East

1

Pflug

Barbara K

1880

1975

--

2269

East

1

Pflug

Magdalena

1846

1925

--

2260

East

1

Purkiser

Amy Louise

1963

1963

“Church map also shows Infant BAKER.”

2249

East

1

Purkiser

Betty S

1931

--

--

2245

East

2

Purkiser

Jackie B

1929

1969

--

2245

East

2

Reising

Alfred G, Sr.

23 Jul 1916

2 Aug 2008

Husband of Mary E (ROBINSON) REISING.  Married 29 Jun 1939.  Son of Phillip & Barbara (TRAPP) REISING.

Our children:  Alfred Jr, Kenneth, Judith, Mara Beth, Darlene.


(Click here to view obituary.)

1373

2381

West

13

Reising

Mary E

20 Jan 1922

20  Feb 2010

nee ROBINSON.  Wife of Alfred G REISING, Sr.  Married 29 Jun 1939.  Daughter of James Noble & Nellie Florence (REYNOLDS) ROBINSON.

Our children:  Alfred Jr, Kenneth, Judith, Mara Beth, Darlene.

(Click here to see obituary.)

1373

2381

West

13

Riley

Brian D

20 Apr 1957

22 Dec 2015

Son of Jerry L & Mary Ann (HASENOUR) RILEY. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

3520

West

15

Riley

James L

20 Jan 1956

19 Dec 1979

Husband of Cheryl (HARKNESS) RILEY.


Son of Jerry L & Mary Ann (HASENOUR) RILEY.

2410

West

14

Riley

Jerry L

13 Aug 1937

--

Husband of Mary A (HASENOUR) RILEY. 


Married
23 Apr 1955.

Our children:  James, Brian and Sherryl.  Our grandchildren:  Jamie, Jennifer and Matthew.

1365

2421

West

15

Riley

Mary A

7 Jan 1936

8 Oct 2010

nee HASENOUR.  Wife of Jerry L RILEY. 


Married
23 Apr 1955

Daughter of Andrew & Geneveve (MARTIN) HASENOUR.

Our children:  James, Brian and Sherryl.  Our grandchildren:  Jamie, Jennifer and Matthew.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1365

2421

West

15

Riley

Sherryl Lynn

20 Sep 1959

22 Apr 1965

Daughter of Jerry L & Mary Ann (HASENOUR) RILEY.

2411

West

14

Sauer

Anna M

1875

1931

Wife of Peter SAUER.

(On back of in-law’s monument in row 12.)

0181  (Photo by Jim Bryant)

West

13

Sauer

Ignatius

9 Oct 1831

20 Apr 1918

Husband of Katharina SAUER.

2357

West

12

Sauer

Katharina

2 Oct 1842

24 Feb 1912

Wife of Ignatius SAUER.

2357

West

12

Sauer

Peter

1874

1949

Husband of Anna M SAUER.

(On back of parent’s monument in row 12.)

0181  (Photo by Jim Bryant)

West

13

Schenk

Anna

1876

1910

Daughter of Simon & Barbara SCHENK.

2201

East

5

Schenk

Barbara

1879

1895

Daughter of Simon & Barbara SCHENK.

2201

East

5

Schenk

Barbara

1850

1935

nee MARTIN.  Wife of Simon SCHENK.  Married 16 Nov 1875

2201

East

5

Schenk

Martin

1887

1959

Husband of Veronica SCHENK.

2233

East

4

Schenk

Simon

1846

1928

Husband of Barbara (MARTIN) SCHENK.  Married 16 Nov 1875.

2201

East

5

Schenk

Veronica

1883

1984

Wife of Martin SCHENK.

2233

East

4

Schile

Frances Rose

8 Apr 1886

26 Dec 1973

nee URICH.  Wife of Valentine C SCHILE.


Daughter of Joseph & Alexandria (RIEDFORD) URICH.

2414

West

14

Schile

Francis Joseph

31 Dec 1919

4 Jul 2007

Husband of Mary Pauline (TREMOR) SCHILE. 


Son of Valentine & Frances Rose (URICH) SCHILE.

(Click here to view obituary.)

2372

West

13

Schile

Infant

17 Jan 1961

17 Jan 1961

Infant daughter of Francis & Mary Pauline (TREMOR) SCHILE.

2251

East

1

Schile

Mary Pauline

14 Aug 1922

31 Mar 2016

nee TREMOR.  Wife of Francis Jospeh SCHILE. 

Daughter of Charles & Stella (KELLY) TREMOR. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

2372

West

 

Schile

Timothy Joseph

15 Oct 1959

26 Feb 2013

Son of Francis Joseph & Mary Pauline (TREMOR) SCHILE.

“Son”

2371

West

13

Schile

Valentine C

18 Jun 1884

27 Sep 1969

Husband of Frances Rose (URICH) SCHILE. 


Son of Christian & Margaret (MACER) SCHLE.

2413

West

14

Schleter

Gerald A

27 Oct 1930

12 May 2011

Husband of Nita (DAVIDSON) SCHLETER. 


Son of Wilfred & Dona (PERRY) SCHLETER. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

No headstone found 31 Oct 2011.

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Schmits

A M Katharina

--

20 Feb 1886

Daughter of J W & Catharine SCHMITS.

0182 (Photo by Jim Bryant)

East

9

Schmits

Albert Anthony

17 Dec 1880

28 Apr 1960

Son of John W & Catharine SCHMITS.

2131

East

8

Schmits

Anna M C

2 Feb 1877

26 Aug 1877

Daughter of J W & Catharine SCHMITS.

“First burial in cemetery”

(Top of stone is broken off.)

0184  (Photo by Jim Bryant)

East

9

Schmits

Bernard

14 Jul 1871

22 Mar 1889

Son of John W & Catharine SCHMITS.

2135

East

8

Schmits

Carol Jean

1944

1948

--

2395

West

14

Schmits

Catharine

13 Aug 1850

1 Jun 1935

Wife of John W SCHMITS.

2132

East

8

Schmits

Cleo

27 Aug 1920

13 Sep 2005

Wife of Virgil C SCHMITS.  Married 7 Sep 1935.

2396

West

14

Schmits

Elnora

12 Mar 1920

4 Jan 1922

Daughter of John & Margaret J “Maggie” (WILDERMAN) SCHMITS.

2321

West

11

Schmits

John

1879

1970

Husband of Margaret J “Maggie” (WILDERMAN) SCHMITS.  Married 20 Feb 1900.  Son of J & Katherine SCHMITS.

2323

West

11

Schmits

John W

13 Jun 1845

25 Jan 1911

Husband of Catharine SCHMITS.

2132

East

8

Schmits

Margaret J “Maggie”

1879

1960

nee WILDERMAN.  Wife of John SCHMITS.  Married 20 Feb 1900.  Daughter of Charles WILDERMAN.

2322

West

11

Schmits

Regine M

16 Dec 1899

17 Oct 1900

Daughter of Joseph & Mary E SCHMITS.

2177

East

6

Schmits

Viola

9 Dec 1910

14 Aug 1911

Daughter of John & Margaret J “Maggie” (WILDERMAN) SCHMITS.

2320

West

11

Schmits

Virgil C

10 Aug 1917

28 Mar 1971

Husband of Cleo SCHMITS.  Married 7 Sep 1935.

2396

West

14

Schultheis

Mary Ann

20 Jan 1931

10 Dec 2008

nee BRAHM.  Wife of William J “Bill” SCHULTHEIS.  Daughter of Bernard & Katherine (MOLL) BRAHM.

3877

West

11

Schultheis

William J “Bill”

21 Jul 1928

8 Dec 2012

Husband of Mary Ann (BRAHM) SCHULTHEIS.  Son of Oscar & Nora SCHULTHEIS. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3877

West

11

Sebastain

Joseph

1854

1930

Husband of Louisa (WOLF) SEBASTAIN.  Married 6 Apr 1880.  Son of George Joseph & Genieva (ARMBRUSTER) SEBASTAIN.

2223

East

3

Sebastain

Louisa

1861

1935

nee WOLF.  Wife of Joseph SEBASTAIN.  Married 6 Apr 1880.

2223

East

3

Sebastian

Anton G

1848

1912

Son of George Joseph & Genieva (ARMBRUSTER) SEBASTAIN.

2253

East

1

Sebastian

Joseph G

1881

1939

Husband of Anna M (BRAHM) SEBASTAIN.  Married 21 Oct 1902  Son of Joseph & Louisa (WOLF) SEBASTAIN.

2266

East

1

Seib

Jacquelyn A

1961

1962

Daughter of Raymond & Shirley Ann (WILDERMAN) SEIB.

“Our Darling Daughter”

2406

2407

West

14

Seib

Raymond F

20 Jan 1937

--

Husband of Shirley Ann (WILDERMAN) SEIB.  Married 26 Nov 1959.

Our daughters:  Jacquelyn, Lisa, Janet, Julie.

SP 4/C, US Army, 1960-1962

3883

2423

West

15

Seib

Shirley Ann

31 Mar 1937

4 Oct 2012

nee WILDERMAN.  Wife of Raymond F SEIB.  Married 26 Nov 1959.  Daughter of Albert & Viola WILDERMAN.

Our daughters:  Jacquelyn, Lisa, Janet, Julie. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

3883

2423

West

15

Sevier

A Delores

9 May 1923

5 Sep 1987

nee SCHMITT.  Wife of William R SEVIER.

1388

East

7

Sevier

William R

7 Dec 1923

21 Dec 2010

Husband of A Delores (SCHMITT) SEVIER.  Son of William & Mae (SCHLOTTMAN) SEVIER.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1388

East

7

Silva

Frank J

18 Nov 1944

--

Husband of Roberta Elizabeth (OBERT) SILVA. 

0036

West

11

Silva

Roberta Elizabeth

19 Feb 1944

6 Dec 2014

nee OBERT.  Wife of Frank J SILVA.  

Daughter of Clemens H & Marie M (WULF) OBERT. 

(Click here to view obituary.)

0036

West

11

Smith

Lillian W

15 Apr 1905

9 Nov 1979

(Date of death from church records.)

2244

East

2

Smith

Mary

1 Mar 1833

17 Feb 1913

Wife of James SMITH.

2254

East

1

Stephens

Leota B

--

1931

Based on church records.

No headstone found.

East

1

Sterczer

Gloria Ann

21 Aug 1942

--

nee ERDELL.  Wife of Michael John STERCZER.  Married 3 Jun 1967.

Our sons:  Nicholas Andrew, Gregory Michael, Robert Adam.

2388

2389

West

13

Sterczer

Michael John

21 May 1937

25 Nov 2003

Husband of Gloria Ann (ERDELL) STERCZER.  Married 3 Jun 1967.

Our sons:  Nicholas Andrew, Gregory Michael, Robert Adam.

Capt., US Air Force, Vietnam.


2388

2389

2390

West

13

Stewart

Arba D

23 Jul 1893

22 May 1978

Husband of Louise T (GRUNDER) STEWART.

2310

West

11

Stewart

Louise T

16 Oct 1889

31 Aug 1974

nee GRUNDER.  Wife of Arba D STEWART.

2310

West

11

Strawn

Clara Regina

1889

1968

nee MEMMER.  Wife of Raymond H STRAWN.  Married 1 Sep 1909.  Daughter of Jacob & Regina STRAWN.

2408

West

14

Strawn

Raymond H

1888

1969

Husband of Clara R (MEMMER) STRAWN.  Married 1 Sep 1909.  Son of George & Leddy Ann STRAWN.

2408

West

14

Sterczer

Gregory M

27 Nov 1980

31 May 2017

Son of Michael & Gloria (ERDELL) STERCZER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

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Section and Rows
For purposes of this work the section to the east side of the paved center path is herein referred to as "East" and that part west of the path as "West."

Rows were numbered beginning at the east side of the cemetery (Rows 1 - 9) and the numbering was continued into the west side (Rows 10 - 15.)

2437  The church from entrance off SR 168; cemetery is behind the church.
2096  Cemetery entrance; view is looking north from parking lot.
2097  East section of the cemetery.
2435  West section of the cemetery.



Transcriptions taken from the headstones photos and "information compiled 28 Feb 1990 by Margaret Fuhs with the assistance of members of St. Bernard Church, Gibson County Historical Society and family and friends."

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 5 Nov 2009.