Emma Mae (Heldt) Loehr, age 89, of Fort Branch, IN passed away on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at the Deaconess VNA Charlier Hospice Center of Evansville, IN.
She was born in Vanderburgh County on Thursday, November 24, 1927 to Willis Ervin and Ruth Ivalene (Hosler) Heldt, both of who precede
On Tuesday, February 18, 1947, in Vanderburgh County, she was married to Nolan Joseph Loehr.
She attended and served in the Fort Branch General Baptist for many years. In recent years, she attended and enjoyed Enon General Baptist Church in Princeton.
She loved her home, church, family and friends. She also enjoyed Bible study, sewing, quilting, painting, scrap booking, flower gardening and life.
Emma is survived by her husband, Nolan Loehr of Fort Branch and children Shannon (Kenny) Howe of Columbus, IN; Harvey (Velma) Loehr of Franklin, IN; Sherri Doan of Princeton and James (Julie) Loehr of Fort Branch, IN. She is also survived by brothers Carol, Dale and Lonnie all of Fort Branch. Other survivors include sisters Betty Rice of Sullivan IN, Ruth (Kelly) Rehlander of Marana AZ and Jane (Larry) Williams of Fort Branch, IN along with three sister-in-laws Mable Heldt, Sharon Heldt and Vonda Heldt Ross; as well as eleven grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents and four brothers and a sister-in-law Willis Jr; Loren, Larry and Marvin , Rosie Heldt and brother-in-law Harold Rice.
Funeral Services will be at 1:00 P.M. on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the Enon General Baptist Church located at 3467 S US Hwy 41, Princeton, IN with Pastor Tammy Scheller officiating.
Visitation will be on December 4, 2016 from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M. at the church.
Family has entrusted Doyle Funeral Home with arrangements. For more information, call 812-385-4334. Online condolences may be made at www.doylefuneralhomeprinceton.net or the funeral home Facebook page.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Deaconess Charlier Hospice Center at 600 Mary St. Evansville, IN 47747