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Obituary for Fr. Adolph M. Egloff
Fr. Adolph M. Egloff, 99, of Vincennes, passed into eternal life October 2, 2014 at his residence. He was born June 3, 1915 in Vincennes the son of Adolph J and Catherine G. Schnaus Egloff. He entered the priesthood and was ordained on May 14, 1940 at Saint Meinrad Seminary, he celebrated his first mass on May 19, 1940 at his home parish, Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Vincennes. His first assignment was at the St. Vincent Orphanage in Vincennes. He served at St. Mary�s in New Albany, St. Boniface in Evansville, St. John Church in Vincennes, All Saints in Cannelburgh and St. Joseph Catholic Church in Princeton until his retirement in 1975. He assisted at several parishes in the Evansville diocese with pastoral work until ill health prevented his pastoral duties. He is survived by one sister, Olive LeClaire, Riverdale, IL, and his nieces and nephews: John McClellan, Wheatfield, IN, Leonard LeClaire, Homewood, IL, Marie Channa, Milipitas, CA, Fr. Keith McClellan, Michigan City, IN, and Kathryn Hollahan, Sugar Grove, IL. He was preceded in death by his parents, his sisters Frances Draim, Betty R. McClellan, Catherine Doll, and Sister Mary Adolph OSB, one niece, Therese Marie Draim, and one nephew, Fr. David Draim OSB A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday October 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church with Most Rev. Bishop Charles Thompson officiating with various priests of the Diocese of Evansville. Fr. Egloff will be laid to rest in the Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Fr. Egloff will lie in repose at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Tuesday October 7, 2014 from 3 to 7 PM and from 9:00 AM until the time of service on Wednesday. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to the Saint Meinrad Archabbey .