Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana

Obituaries

May 22, 2013

Romilda M. Moenter, 102

— Romilda M. Moenter, 102, Batesville, died Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at St. Andrews Health Campus.

Born Jan. 11, 1911, in Cedar Grove, she was the daughter of Marie (Wippel) and John Schuck. She married Raymond Moenter Oct. 8, 1938, at Holy Guardian Angels Catholic Church, Cedar Grove, and he preceded her in death Oct. 10, 1976.

She was a homemaker. Faith was important to Romilda. A member of St. Louis Catholic Church, she attended Mass daily. She served as an officer for the St. Elizabeth Society and was a member of the Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary.

Along with raising her family, she had many hobbies she enjoyed. For years, she and Ray would put out a large garden and canned what they grew in addition to making homemade jams and jellies. Her family remembers what an excellent cook and baker she was and fondly recalls coming home from school to eat warm butterscotch rolls. Romilda was a competitive 500 player and belonged to a card club for years. Other interests included embroidering, making a baby quilt for each grandchild’s firstborn and her love for flowers. She enjoyed tending to her rose garden and raising African violets. Through the years, she donated many of her violets to the St. Louis Church festival.

She is survived by daughters Judy Schath and Carmen Jones, Batesville; son Terry Moenter, Amarillo, Texas; 11 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, infant son Thomas and sister Edith Simpson.

Visitation is Friday, May 24, from 5-7 p.m. at Weigel Funeral Home. Funeral services are at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 25, at St. Louis Church with the Rev. Alan Hirt, OFM, officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family requests memorials to the Batesville Beautification League or the June and Herb Moenter Music Scholarship Fund.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Featured Ads
AP Video
Furry Roommates: Dorms Allowing Cats and Dogs Chase Rice Defends Bro-Country 'Jersey Shore Massacre' Pokes Fun at MTV Series Raw: Wash. Mudslides Close Roads, Trap Motorists DC's Godfather of Go-Go Honored Ukraine Calls Russian Convoy a 'direct Invasion' Girl Meets Her 'one in the World' Match Coal Gas Boom in China Holds Climate Risks Japan Landslide Rescuers Struggle in Heavy Rain Raw: Severe Floods, Fire Wrecks Indiana Homes Endangered Red Wolves Face Uncertain Future Raw: Russian Aid Convoy Arrives in Ukraine Okla. Policeman Accused of Sex Assaults on Duty Dominican Republic Bans Miley Cyrus Concert Raw: Israeli Air Strike in Gaza Raw: Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in Malaysia Attorney: Utah Eatery Had Other Chemical Burn
Seasonal Content
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Facebook