Sr. Jonette Scheidler, O.S.F.

March 7, 2014
By

Sr. Jonette ScheidlerSr. Jonette Scheidler, age 97 of the Srs. of St. Francis in Oldenburg, Indiana, died Thursday, March 6, 2014 at the convent.  Born December 16, 1916 in Millhousen, Indiana, she is the daughter of Clara (Nee:  Herbert) and Paul Scheidler.

She entered the convent September 8, 1946 and made her final vows August 12, 1952.  Sr. Jonette was an elementary teacher for 57 years, having mostly taught 5th and 6th grades during that time.  Schools she taught at were Little Flower, St. Christopher, Holy Trinity and St. Mark Schools in Indianapolis, Indiana; St. Mary School in North Vernon, Indiana; St. Mary School in Greensburg, Indiana; St. Louis School in Batesville, Indiana; St. Andrew School in Richmond, Indiana; St. Joseph School in Shelbyville, Indiana; St. Joseph School in St. Leon, Indiana; St. Mary School in Rushville, Indiana; Sacred Heart School in Fairfield, Ohio; St. Catherine School in St. Louis, Missouri.  Recently, she served as a minister of Prayer and Praise at the Motherhouse in Oldenburg.

She is survived by her sister Sr. Janice Scheidler, O.S.F. of Oldenburg, Indiana and her brother Anthony Scheidler of Greensburg, Indiana.  In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her brothers Norbert, Paul, Maurice and Urban Scheidler.

Visitation is Monday, March 10th, from 1-3 p.m. at the Motherhouse Chapel in Oldenburg.  Funeral services follow at 3 p.m. with Rev. John Meyer officiating.  The burial will be in the Motherhouse cemetery.  Memorials may be made to the Srs. of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN  47036 (www.OldenburgFranciscans.org).  Weigel Funeral Home, Batesville is in charge of arrangements.

Listen Live

Upcoming Events

Aug
4
Tue
6:00 pm Stayin’ Alive National Night Out @ Cedar Grove Fire Department
Stayin’ Alive National Night Out @ Cedar Grove Fire Department
Aug 4 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Stayin’ Alive and Franklin County Law Enforcement Agencies invite you to participate in the 32nd Annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event on Tuesday, August 4, 2015. There will be a free cookout that begins at 6:00 p.m. and will continue until 8:00 p.m. at the Cedar Grove Fire Department. National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods a safer, better place to live.  Neighborhoods across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, and cookouts. Sheriff’s Deputies will be grilling hamburgers and visiting with the public. We look forward to hosting this event.”  For more information, please visit www.natw.org or www.stayinalive24.org.
Aug
5
Wed
10:00 am Oldenburg Academy Huge Book Sale @ OA gymnasium
Oldenburg Academy Huge Book Sale @ OA gymnasium
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Oldenburg Academy is having a huge book sale. A bag of books (as many as you can fit) for $1. All types of books are available, including some vintage hardback books from long ago. Dates:  Tuesday 8/4 and Wednesday 8/5. Times: 10 am- 4 pm both days Where:  OA gymnasium
Aug
7
Fri
3:30 pm St. Leon’s Firemen’s Festival @ St. Leon Fire Department
St. Leon’s Firemen’s Festival @ St. Leon Fire Department
Aug 7 @ 3:30 pm – Aug 8 @ 11:00 pm
Fish Dinners will be served on Friday, Aug 7 from 5:00 – 8:00 pm EDST. Country Style Chicken Dinnners will be served on Sat. Aug. 8 from 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm EDST. Games for all ages, food and refreshments.  Live music on Friday from 7:00 – 11:00 pm by Scott Siefferman and on Saturday from 7:00 – 11:00 pm by Dan Gutapfel.  Come on out to St. Leon and enjoy the weekend with friends and neighbors

View Calendar