In memory of
Lucille Caroline Bies Lucille Caroline Bies (née Gutgsell), 85, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 3:30am, Friday, January 6, 2017, at Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Jasper surrounded by loved ones. She was born in Jasper on September 17, 1931 to Godfrey and Veronica (née Welp) Gutgsell. She was joined in holy matrimony to Dr. John G. ("Jack") Bies, at Holy Family Catholic Church in Jasper, on February 7, 1953. In addition to her husband Jack, she is also survived by: her son John Bies (Evansville, Indiana); son Doug Bies (Cindi Bies, Jasper); daughter Christine Curtis (Todd Curtis, Woodstock, Illinois); son Kurt Bies (Jasper); and daughter Angela Bies (Toby Egan, Potomac, Maryland); fifteen grandchildren; four great-children. Lucy was one of twelve siblings, and is survived by siblings, Lorraine Brown (Bob, Ft. Wayne) and Patty Sermersheim (Jerry, Ft. Wayne), Sr. Betty Gunselman (Evansville), Barb Berger (Dave, Jasper), and Mary Lehmkuhler (Jasper), Larry Gutgsell (LouAnn, St. Anthony), Dave Gutgsell (Rosie, Jasper), and Jim Gutgsell (Louise, Jasper), and brother-in-law, John Hoban (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan). She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Irene Hoban, brothers, Sylvester Gutgsell and Robert Gutgsell, brothers-in-law, Ralph Gunselman and Ed Lehmkuhler, and sister-in-law Rosie Gutgsell. Lucy was devoted in her faith and to family, and also enjoyed golf and painting. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m. EST Thursday, January 12, 2017, in St. Joseph Catholic Church with entombment to follow in Fairview Cemetery Mausoleum in Jasper. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time in St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jasper. Father William Traylor will officiate. Additional information can be found here: www.becherkluesner.com .
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