Joseph L. Straub
Joseph L. Straub, 88, Corydon, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, at Harrison Springs Health Campus near Corydon.
Born May 2, 1929, in Corydon, he was the son of the late Desmond and Elizabeth Brown Straub.
He was a retired construction worker, a member of Laborer’s Union Local No. 795 in New Albany, New Middletown United Methodist Church, VFW Post 2950 in Corydon and Fraternal Order of Eagles Old Capitol Aerie No. 2794 in Corydon and an Army veteran.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Donna Sue (Susie) Rosbottom, and five brothers, Robert, Raleigh, Maurice, John and Leroy Brown.
Survivors include his wife, the former Carolyn Ann Shireman; two sons, Ricky Joe Straub (Nancy) of Clarksville and Michael E. Straub (Reba) of Corydon; two daughters, Elizabeth Chambers (Steve) and Vicki Bachman (Steve), both of Corydon; a son-in-law, Mike Rosbottom of Corydon; a brother, Rodney Brown (Lorraine) of Sellersburg; 15 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, Sept. 5, from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Sept. 6, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, Sept. 6, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with burial in New Middletown United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Officiant: The Rev. Steve McAfee.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the New Middletown United Methodist Church or Autism Speaks.