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Leona Martha Oesterling, 100, passed away on November 19, 2017. She was born on August 20, 1917 in St. Maurice, Indiana the daughter of Bernard and Anna Lamping Muckerheide. On November 25, 1948 she married Walter B. Oesterling and he preceded her in death on January 12, 1991.
Survivors include: Daughter- Janet (Curt) Pribble of Fairland, Indiana; Sons- Dr. Robert (Carrie) Oesterling of Greensburg, Mark (Lore) Oesterling of Greensburg, and Dr. Joseph (Carmen) Oesterling of Ann Arbor, Michigan; Grandchildren- Annie Oesterling, Emily (Evan) Manship, Molly Oesterling, Nick Oesterling, Christopher Oesterling, and Jennifer Oesterling. She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, and Sister- Clara Kappes, and Brothers- John Muckerheide and Norbert Muckerheide.
A Rosary will be prayed on Friday, November 24, 2017 at 4:00 pm with a visitation following until 8:00 pm at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at 10:00 am at the St. Mary's Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to Our Hospice of Decatur County. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com
Published on November 20, 2017
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