Vincent A. Baehl, 76, of Fort Myers, FL, formally of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at The Springs in Fort Myers, FL.
He was born on March. 9, 1938 in Gibson County, IN to the late Leroy and Cecilia (Schaefer) Baehl.
Vince was a member of the St. Columbkille Catholic Church Ft. Myers, Fl. He had worked at Scotty’s Lawn and Garden and retired from Whirlpool Corporation, Evansville, IN in 1993 but volunteered at the hospital and church in Fort Myers, FL.
He dated and married the love of his life after high school, Shirley (Ice) Baehl who was called home on Sept. 13, 2011.
Vince is survived by four children Kent(Doris) Baehl of Ft. Branch, IN; Steven Baehl of Katy, TX; Michele(Thomas) Schmitt of Poseyville, IN; Alicia(Scott) Taylor of Evansville, IN. Also surviving are thirteen grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. His brothers Robert and Daniel of Evansville and Clem of Haubstadt survive him as well as sisters Diane Tuley of Evansville and Sister Leah Baehl of Peru, SA. Vince is also survived by his close companion Pam Van Nest of Fort Myers, FL as well as many friends.
Along with his beloved wife and parents, he is preceded in death by his siblings Sister Mary Baehl, Norma Lee Goedde and Stephen Baehl.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 at 11:00 A.M. at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Ft. Branch, IN. Fathers Tony Ernst and Sudahkar Bhastati will be co-celebrants. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Visitation will be on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2011 from 3:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at the Stodghill Funeral Home in Ft. Branch,IN, and again from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the church on Monday. A Rosary will be recited on Sunday evening at 7:30 P.M. at the funeral home.