Genealogy


Cemetery Records with photographs of headstones.

St. Lucas Cemetery

Union Township


Gibson County, Indiana
 
Coordinates: Latitude, 38.2602; Longitude, 87.5857
Congressional Location: SE-1/4; NE-1/4; SECTION 15; TOWNSHIP3S; RANGE 10W
Common Directions:

Located on the west side of CR 350E, about 0.1 mile north of the intersection with Indiana SR 168.  3.5  miles east of Fort Branch.

Last updated  06 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, 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

Anderson

Roger L

2 Oct 1937

24 May 2001

Husband of Wanda M. (GRAPER) ANDERSON.  Married 20 Jun 1959.
Our children:  Renee & Mark.

1843
1845

N/A

6

Anderson

Wanda M

22 Apr 1938

--

nee GRAPER.  Wife of Roger L. ANDERSON.  Married 20 Jun 1959.
Our children:  Renee & Mark.

1843
1845

N/A

6

Baker

Ralph Earl

20 Nov 1934

2 Oct 2004

Husband of Paula (SWIFT) BAKER.  Son of Floyd Ernst & Mary Leota (BORDERS) BAKER.
“Father of Teresa.  Grandfather of Cort, Blair, Reece”


Cpl.
US Army.

(Click here to view obituary.)

1847
1848

N/A

6

Biel

Frank W

1880

1925

Husband of Ida BIEL.
"Father"

1819

N/A

5

Biel

Ida A

1882

1961

Wife of Frank W. BIEL.
"Mother"

1819

N/A

5

Biel

Lawretta Sue

19 Dec 1940

30 Dec 1940

--

1783

N/A

3

Blackard

Allen R

18 Nov 1940

 --

Husband of Sarita A (HENRY) BLACKARD.  Married 4 Dec 1964.
"Husband, Father & Grandpa".  
Our children:  James Allen BLACKARD & Suzan Allen (BLACKARD) STRAEFFER.  Our grandchildren:  Amanda and Christopher STRAEFFER; Aerial, Megan, Kiana, Jamie BLACKARD.

3897
1846

N/A

6

Blackard

Sarita A

2 Feb 1943

22 Sep 2011

nee HENRY.  Wife of Allen R BLACKARD.  Married 4 Dec 1964.  Daughter of Ernest Lovedale HENRY & Alma (KRUSE) HENRY SPAIN.


"Wife, mother & grandma".
Our grandchildren:  Amanda and Christopher STRAEFFER; Aerial, Megan, Kiana, Jamie BLACKARD. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3897
1846

N/A

6

Dorsam

Emma K

1898

1946

Wife of George DORSAM.
“Mother”

1824

N/A

5

Dorsam

George

1881

1961

Husband of Emma K DORSAM. 
“Father”

1824

N/A

5

English

Joseph J

8 Mar 1916

31 May 1977

Husband of Ruth M (MEYER) ENGLISH.  Married 2 Nov 1944.
SSgt., US Army,WW II.

1804
1805

N/A

4

English

Ruth M

4 Nov 1919

28 Jul 1999

nee MEYER.  Wife of Joseph J ENGLISH.  Married 2 Nov 1944.

1804

N/A

4

Freund

Adolph D

1907

1991

Husband of Rose M FREUND.  Married 23 Jan 1943.
TEC 5, US Army, WW II.

1811
1812

N/A

4

Freund

Hulda C

1904

1936

"Daughter"

1776

N/A

3

Freund

John C

1873

1943

Husband of Mary M(WEHMER)  FREUND.  Married 5 Aug 1900.

1777

N/A

3

Freund

Mary M

1879

1938

nee WEHMER.  Wife of John C FREUND.  Married 5 Aug 1900.

1777

N/A

3

Freund

Norman R

1911

1948

"Son"

1778

N/A

3

Freund

Rose M

1917

2003

Wife of Adolph D FREUND.  Married 23 Jan 1943.

1811

N/A

4

Fuhrman

James A

1869

1932

Husband of Margaret FUHRMAN.
"Father"

1821

N/A

5

Fuhrman

Margaret

1873

1946

Wife of James A FUHRMAN.
"Mother"

1821

N/A

5

Gaebel

Minnie

1886

1969

nee GRAPER.  Wife of Valentine GAEBEL.  Daughter of William H GRAPER.

1829

N/A

5

Gaebel

Valentine

1880

1964

Husband of Minnie (GRAPER) GAEBEL.

1829

N/A

5

Garbers

Bertha

1884

1956

nee GRAPER.  Wife of William GARBERS Daughter of William H GRAPER.

1770

N/A

2

Garbers

Laura H

27 Jul 1909

16 Jun 2000

nee KLUSMEIER.  Wife of Raymond J GARBERS.  Daughter of Christian & Gertrude KLUSMEIER.

1790

N/A

3

Garbers

Raymond J

17 Nov 1907

17 Jan 1994

Husband of Laura H GARBERS.  Son of William & Bertha (GRAPER) GARBERS.

1790

N/A

3

Garbers

William

1884

1928

Husband of Bertha (GRAPER) GARBERS.

1770

N/A

2

Gordon

John Paul

--

24 Feb 1965

Son of Paul & Judy Rae (KUESTER) GORDON.

1745

N/A

1

Gordon

Judy Rae

30 May 1941

25 Oct 2010

nee KUESTER.  Wife of Paul GORDON.  Married 26 Aug 1961. Daughter of Raymond J & Velma (CLEM) KUESTER.

"Parents of:  John Paul, Debra Michele, Heather, Leigh"

(Click here to view obituary.

1439

1440

N/A

1

Gordon

Paul D

8 Jan 1941

--

Husband of Judy Rae (KUESTER) GORDON.  Married 26 Aug 1961.


"Parents of:  John Paul, Debra Michele, Heather, Leigh"

1439

1440

N/A

1

Graper

Benjamin C

27 Jun 1924

17 Mar 2004

Husband of Marie J (BAUERMEISTER) GRAPER. 

Married
20 Oct 1950.

Son of William & Hulda GRAPER, Jr. 

US Army, WW II.


(Click here to view obituary.) 

1797

N/A

4

Graper

Fred W

1882

1968

Husband of Sadie (KOHLMEIER) GRAPER.  Son of William H & Christine (NENNEKER) GRAPER.

1826

N/A

5

Graper

George A

5 Mar 1901

30 Oct 1988

Husband of Viola M C (KUESTER) GRAPER.  

Married 27 Mar 1929.  

Son of William H & Katherine (KAHRE) GRAPER.  

1789

N/A

3

Graper

Georgia Ann

20 Jul 1929

20 Jul 1929

Infant daughter of George A & Viola M (KUESTER) GRAPER.

1816

N/A

4

Graper

Jerry Von

7 Jan 1936

15 Jan 1988

Husband of Marcia J (MAES) GRAPER. 

Married 24 Aug 1957.  Remarried 21 Mar 1991.

Son of George A GRAPER.  

0054

N/A

5

Graper

John H

29 Jul 1897

10 Feb 1979

Husband of Olive F (ROMERSHAUSEN) GRAPER. 

Married 29 Aug 1923. 

Son of William H & Katherine (KAHRE) GRAPER.  

1765

N/A

2

Graper

Louise S

11 Oct 1895

15 Feb 1999

Daughter of William H & Katherine (KAHRE) GRAPER.
"Rev. 2. 10".  "Daughter".  

1788

N/A

3

Graper

Marcia J

7 Aug 1930

 17 Oct 2014

nee MAES.  Wife of Jerry Von GRAPER,1st, married 24 Aug 1957; and second wife of James L KOHLMEYER, 2nd, married 21 Mar 1991.  

Daughter of Harlow & Marjorie MAES.  

(Click here to view obituary.)

Note:  See also; KOHLMEYER, Marcia J at Francisco I.O.O.F. Cemetery.

0054

N/A

5

Graper

Marie Jean

24 Apr 1927

18 Oct 2010

nee BAUERMEISTER.  Wife of Benjamin C GRAPER.  

Married 20 Oct 1950

Daughter of Julius Frederick & Magdelina (FREUND) BAUERMEISTER.
(Click here to view obituary.)

1797

N/A

4

Graper

Olive F

27 Jul 1903

29 Jun 1990

nee ROMERSHAUSEN.  Wife of John H GRAPER. 

Married 29 Aug 1923

Daughter of Henry & Lillian (BITTS) ROMERHAUSE.

1765

N/A

2

Graper

Ralph L

16 Aug 1932

10 Apr 2016

Husband of Patsy (CARTER) GRAPER. 


Son of John H & Olive (ROMERSHAUSEN) GRAPER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

3553

N/A

4

Graper

Sadie K

1887

1954

nee KOHLMEYER.  Wife of Fred W GRAPER.

1826

N/A

5

Graper

Viola M C

19 May 1909

30 Dec 2003

nee KUESTER.  Wife of George A GRAPER.  

Married 27 Mar 1929

Daughter of William E & Anna (HASSELBRINK) KUESTER. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

1789

N/A

3

Graper

William H

22 Oct 1852

30 Mar 1947

aka Wilhelm Heinhich GRAPER.
"Father".  "Rest in peace".  

1787

N/A

3

Graves

Lydia R

1904

1979

Monument base shared with Sadie R OLSON.

1767

N/A

2

Hasselbrinck

Evelyn D

9 Feb 1914

20 Nov 1979

Wife of Fred W. J. HASSELBRINCK.  Daughter of Christian J & Gertrude E KLUSMEIER.
"In God's Care".  

1735

N/A

1

Hasselbrinck

Fred W J

27 Sep 1908

11 Feb 1975

 Husband of Evelyn D. (KLUSMEIER) HASSELBRINCK.
"In God's Care".  

1735

N/A

1

Hasselbrinck

Hulda L

1905

1984

Wife of Leo E HASSELBRINCK.

1827

N/A

5

Hasselbrinck

Leo E

1889

1958

Husband of Hulda L HASSELBRINCK.

1827

N/A

5

Heldt

Larry E

28 Jul 1944

29 May 2007

Husband of Vonda E HELDT.  Married 18 Dec 1970.
Our daughters:  Alexis, Emily.
“Turn your eyes upon Jesus”
SP4
US Army, Vitenam.

1850
1851

N/A

10

Heldt

Vonda E

20 Jun 1947

--

Wife of Larry E HELDT.  Married 18 Dec 1970.
Our daughters:  Alexis, Emily.
“Turn your eyes upon Jesus”

1850
1851

N/A

10

Jones

Bradley

18 Jan 1982

2 Sep 2016

Son of Steven & Nancy (GRAPER) JONES. 


(Click here to view obituary.)

Photo not yet available.

N/A

4

Jones

Jennifer Ann

30 Mar 1989

11 Oct 1991

Daughter of Steven & Nancy (GRAPER) JONES


"Our Little Angel"

1801

N/A

4


Section and Rows
Cemetery is all one section.  Rows were numbered beginning along the east side of the cemetery adjacent to CR 350E..
1726  View of St. Lucas Church, adjacent to the cemetery.
1852  View of the cemetery from the northwest corner (chruch parking lot.)

Transcriptions taken from the headstones.

Photographs by Daniel L Elliott on 5 Nov 2009.