News and Tribune

December 12, 2013

Theresa L. ‘Sarge’ Beyerle, 66; New Albany

— Funeral services with military honors for Theresa L. “Sarge” Beyerle, 66, New Albany, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Kraft Funeral Service, Spring Street Chapel, New Albany, with burial in Holy Trinity Cemetery, New Albany. She died Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2013.

 She was one of three children born to Kathleen Little and Jack Edward Beyerle Sr.  She was born Nov. 3, 1947 in New Albany. After high school Theresa enlisted in the U. S. Army in 1968 and served her country proudly until her discharge in 1973. She was trained in communications and was assigned to jobs with top secret clearance while being stationed in Alabama, Kansas, Germany and Washington D.C. While in Germany she visited Ireland, Holland, Belgium and France. Her favorite was Germany saying that the people were quite friendly. Theresa was formerly employed at A.C.B.L. dispatching barges on the river and was the first woman operator at A.C.B.L. She most recently retired from T.M.S.I. also in Jeffersonville, and she was a member of Church of Christ, Clarksville.  

Survivors include her mother, Kathleen Little Beyerle; sister, Sharon Wells and her husband, Jim; brother, Jack Beyerle and wife, Therese; nephews and niece, David Wells, John Wells and his wife, Jennifer, Michael Beyerle and his wife, Jill, and Michelle Beyerle;  great-nephews,  Luke, Logan, Dakota and Aiden; and great-nieces,  Hannah, Ashton, Addison and Kendall.

 Preceding Theresa in death was her father, Jack Edward Beyerle Sr.

Visitation will be from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday, at the funeral home.

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