Lawrence Herbert Yochum

Lawrence Herbert Yochum

Lawrence Herbert Yochum, 88, of Henryville, passed away at 7:34 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at his home with his family by his side.

Born on Dec. 17, 1930 in Vincennes, he was the son of Alois Yochum and Bertha (Speth) Yochum, who are both deceased. On Jan. 3, 1953, he married Barbara H. (Houghton) Yochum, who survives in Henryville. Lawrence was retired from Ford Motor Co. He enjoyed camping, woodworking, and was an avid Uno and Euchre player who was known as the “King of Euchre.” Most of all, he loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Lawrence was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville and Knights of Columbus in Jeffersonville. Lawrence served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was honorably discharged.

In addition to his wife, Barbara, he is survived by his children, Lawrence Yochum Jr. and his wife, Carol, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Laura Couch and her husband, Gino, of Charlestown, Hugh H. Yochum and his wife, Deborah, of Greenville, South Carolina, Julie Anne Gardiner and her husband, Walter, of Hollywood, Maryland, and Sarah Sue Mayhall of Vincennes; 15 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren with another on the way; siblings Veronica West and Raymond Yochum and his wife, Shirley, both of Vincennes; and two sisters-in-law, Mary Jeanette Yochum and Carol Yochum.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Paul Yochum, John Yochum, George C. Yochum, Alois Yochum, Robert Yochum, and James Yochum; and a sister, Helen Ann Bouvy.

Father Harry Tully will conduct a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. on Saturday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in Henryville, with burial at St. Frances Xavier Catholic Cemetery where military graveside services will be conducted by the Sellersburg American Legion. Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Friday with a Rosary service at 7:30 p.m. at Adams Family Funeral Homes and Crematory in Henryville, and 9 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the WHAS Crusade for Children, c/o Adams Family Funeral Home and Crematory, 209 S. Ferguson St., Henryville, IN 47126.

Online condolences may be made at www.AdamsFuneralHomeOnline.com.

FUNERALS

Curry, John Lowell, died March 18. Services: 10 a.m. CDT on Friday at Emmons-Macey & Steffey Funeral Home. Burial: Lawrenceville City Cemetery. Visitation: 5-7 p.m. CDT today at the funeral home. Memorials: Lawrence County Humane Society. Condolences: www.emmonsmaceysteffey.com.

Decker, Steven Lawrence, died March 14. Services: noon on Saturday at Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home, 313 Church St, Vincennes Chapel. Burial: Mount Calvary Cemetery. Visitation: 10 a.m. until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home.

Flummerfelt, Joseph, died March 1. Services: 11 a.m. on May 3 at St Paul’s Episcopal Church in Indianapolis. Memorials: University of Illinois School of Music Advancement, 1114 W. Nevada St., Urbana, IL 61801 for “Joseph R Flummerfelt Graduate Choral Music Fund,” or DePauw University, Robert G. Bottoms Alumni and Development Center, 201 E Seminary St., Greencastle, IN 46135, for the “Joseph Flummerfelt Endowed Music Scholarship.”

Hartsburg, Carl W., died March 17. Services: 2 p.m. on Saturday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Oaktown Cemetery. Visitation: noon until the hour of services on Saturday at the funeral home. Memorials: Ruby & Gib Strate Foundation.

Stewart, Bertanna June, died March 18. Services: 1 p.m. on Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home, 524 Broadway St. Burial: Morris Chapel Cemetery. Visitation: 4-8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Memorials: Good Samaritan Hospice.

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