Alberta A. Elpers, 79, of Haubstadt, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.

She was born to the late Emery and Henrietta (Buttman) Koberstein on April 14, 1935 in Haubstadt.

Bert as she was known to her many friends, was a beautician in Haubstadt for many years. She was a member of the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, a member of the Haubstadt Daughters of Isabella Chapter 151, and was an avid golfer.

Besides her parents she is also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Elmer and Alvin Koberstein.

She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Kenneth Elpers, 2 sons, Duane (Peg) Elpers and Lynn Elpers both of Haubstadt, daughter in-law, Cheryl Elpers of Haubstadt, 7 sisters, Thelma Seib of Princeton, Sister Elizabeth Ann Koberstein of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Virginia Wilzbacher of Evansville, Lila Simon of Haubstadt, Edith Baehl of Haubstadt, JoAnn Heyer of Pembrook Pines, Florida, Norma Purer of Littleton, Colorado, and four brothers, Emory, Linus, Marion, and Merle Koberstein all of Princeton, four grandchildren, Jessica (Jason) Hoesli, Jacob, Brant, and Evan Elpers. Also a great grandchild which is due in August.  She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at the Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Haubstadt, at 11 a.m. with Fathers Tony Ernst and Brian Emmick the co-celebrants, burial will be in the church cemetery. 

Visitation will be on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 2-8-p.m. at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN and again from 9 a.m. until service time at the church on Tuesday.