Erin L. Harpenau, 26, of Fort Branch, passed away April 22, 2014 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.

She was born in Princeton on April 11, 1988 to Rebecca Gansman and Melvin Harpenau.

Erin graduated from Princeton Community High School in 2006 and from the University of Evansville in 2010. She was also a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch.

She is preceded in death by grandmother Helen Harpenau and grandfather Melvin Cleveland.

Erin is survived by her parents Rebecca (Brian) Gansman of Fort Branch, and Melvin Harpenau of Princeton, her sister Erica Harpenau of Princeton, grandfather Anthony Harpenau of Fort Branch, grandmother Sedolia Cleveland of Francisco, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Visitation for will be Thursday April 24, 2014 from 4-8 p.m. at Stodghill Funeral Home and again on April 25, 2014 at the church from 9 a.m. until services. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday, April 25, 2014, at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Fort Branch, IN with Father Tony Ernst and Father Brian Emmick officiating. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.