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Pulaski County, Indiana Obituary Collection - 53

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Date: Wednesday, 5 May 2010, at 2:00 p.m.

August 13, 2006
Paul M. "Pudge" Scheffer, 82, of 6144 South SR 119, Star City, IN, passed away at 8:25 PM Sunday, August 13, 2006 at the VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, IN.
He was born February 18, 1924, in Pulaski, IN, to Henry and Katherine Miller Scheffer. He married Helen Ortman on 11/30/1945 in Pulaski, IN. Helen survives.
Paul was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pulaski, IN. He was also a Lifetime member of the VFW Post 1728 in Winamac, IN. Pudge was a farmer. He lived all of his life in Pulaski County. He enjoyed spending time with his friends at Bill & Babes. Pudge's daily routine included his truck route.
Survivors include Helen L. Ortman Scheffer, Star City, IN - Wife
Linda (Tom) Hoffman, Ashboro, NC - Daughter
Lynn Nufer , Winamac, IN - Daughter
Kathleen Schroeder , Evansville, IN - Daughter
Vickie (Gary) Funkhouser , Wingate, IN - Daughter
Shelley (Mark)Krider, Columbia City, IN - Daughter
Ronald Scheffer, Rochester, IN - Son
Donald (Shirley) Scheffer, Rochester, IN - Son
Gary (Ruth) Scheffer, Leiters Ford, IN - Son
Douglas Scheffer, Star City, IN - Son
Stephen Scheffer, Winamac, IN - Son
George (Melinda) Scheffer, Francesville, IN - Son
Bradley Scheffer, Winamac, IN - Son
22 grandchildren
16 Great grandchildren
Dick Scheffer, Winamac, IN - Brother
He was preceded in death by
Henry Scheffer - Father
Katherine Miller Scheffer - Mother
Randall Raymond Scheffer - Son
3 - Brothers & 1 - Sister
Services will be held at 10 AM CDT Wednesday, August 16, 2006, in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pulaski, with Rev. Ronald Schiml officiating.
Friends may call from 4-8 PM CDT at Frain Mortuary. A Rosary service will be held at 7:30 PM CDT Tuesday at Frain Mortuary. The VFW and American Legion will conduct military graveside services.
Memorials may be given to the church.

August 13, 2006
Selma Kalvelage, 88, of 980 Pearl Drive, Mount Dora, FL, passed away at 8:54 AM Sunday, August 13, 2006 in her residence.
She was born March 20, 1918, in Lansing, IL, to Fred and Ella Vierk Schultz. She married Robert F. Kalvelage on Sept. 17, 1944, in Lansing, IL. He died Dec. 25, 1989.
She was a resident of Mount Dora, FL, since 1975. She formerly resided in Kewanna, IN, and Lansing, IL.
She was a homemaker and an 11 year employee of First Federal Savings & Loan, Lansing, IL.
She was a member of St. Luke Lutheran Church and the VFW Post # 1728 Auxillary, both of Winamac, IN, and was an associate member of Faith Lutheran Church, Eustis, FL.
Survivors include several cousins.
Preceded in death by
Fred C. Schultz - Father
Ella M. Vierk Schultz - Mother
Reynold Schultz - Brother
Arrangements are pending at Frain Mortuary, Winamac, IN.

August 13, 2006
Thomas E. Burke Jr., 83, of 6201 W 550 N, Winamac, IN, passed away at 1:45 AM Sunday, August 13, 2006 at Starke Memorial Hospital in Knox, IN.
He was born February 23, 1923, in Chicago, IL, to Thomas E. and Helen J. Hughes Burke Sr.. He married Maureen N. Neary on Feb. 27, 1960 in St. Sabina Church, Chicago, IL. She survives.
He was a former resident of Homewood-Flossmoor, IL and had also lived in Palos Park, IL, and Hometown, IL, and Kewaunee, WI. He moved to Winamac in 1977.
He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the US Navy as a pilot of a PBY sea plane and also regular aircraft. He also served as an intelligence officer during the Korean Conflict.
He graduated from Univ. of Illinois, Champagne-Urbana Campus with a B.S. Degree.
He was a former chemist, pharmaceutical salesman, accountant, and also taught physics in high school for 10 years. He once ran a publication called "Pro Multis" and a printing business. He was a professional apiarist and gardener. He had been an aerial photographer for the government. He enjoyed working with wood.
He was a very versatile individual who could sucessfully address any issue he needed to.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #92, North Judson, IN, and the Traditional Roman Catholic Church.
Survivors include Maureen N. Neary Burke, Winamac, IN - Wife
Marie Norton, Evergreen Park, IL - Sister
Dorothy Navickas, Oak Lawn, IL - Sister
Helen Drennan, Oak Lawn, IL - Sister
Margaret Quinn, Crestwood, IL sister.
Preceded in death by
Thomas E. Burke Sr. - Father
Helen J. Hughes Burke - Mother
John Burke - Brother
Joseph Burke - Brother
Services will be held at 11AM CDT Thursday, August 17, 2006, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with - Father John Mencsik officiating.
Burial will be in St. Jacob Cemetery, North Judson, IN.
Friends may call from 6-8PM CDT Wednesday, August 16, 2006, in Frain Mortuary.
The Rosary will be recited at 7:30PM Wednesday in the funeral home.
Military graveside services will be conducted by the American Legion Post #92.

August 10, 2006
Judy K. Warner, 63, of 5359 South 250 East, Star City, IN, passed away at 1:50 PM Thursday, August 10, 2006 at Howard Regional Health System in Kokomo, IN.
She was born December 15, 1942, in Lake Cicott, IN, to Everett and Maxine Gellinger DeWitt. She married Russell Warner on 05/28/1960 in Star City, IN. Russell survives.
Judy is a former resident of the Royal Center and Lake Cicott areas. She has lived in Star City for 46 years. Judy loved outdoor life including birds and flowers. She enjoyed spending time with her family. Judy was a member of the Star City Church of Christ.
Survivors include
Russell Warner, Star City, IN - Husband
Cindy Warner, Star City, IN - Daughter
Russell (Cheryl) Warner Jr., Winamac, IN - Son
Sherri Warner, Pierceton, IN - Daughter
Chad (Brenda) Warner, Thornhope, IN - Son
Sharon Bales , Galveston, IN - Sister
Barry (Susan) DeWitt, Star City, IN - Brother
Mike (Susan) DeWitt, Monticello, IN - Brother
Gail (Dorothy)DeWitt, Lake Cicott, IN - Brother
Kenny (Cindy) DeWitt, Ebdon, ND - Brother
10 - Grandchildren
4 Great - Grandchildren
She was preceded in death by
Everett DeWitt - Father
Maxine Gellinger DeWitt - Mother
Graveside services will be held at the Star City West Cemetery in Star City,IN at 1 PM CDT on Sunday, August 13, 2006, with Pastor John Duhnovsky officiating.

August 8, 2006
Timothy William Calvert, 49, of 1322 South Delphos Street, Kokomo, IN, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2006 at his residence.
He was born January 22, 1957, in Gary, IN, to Raymond and Mary Louise Morrow Calvert.
Tim was a former San Pierre, IN resident.
Survivors include:
Mary Louise Morrow Calvert, Indianapolis, IN - Mother
Rita L. Gray , Indianapolis, IN - Sister
Michael R. Calvert, Phoenix, AZ - Brother
Sheri L. Fletcher, Lafayette, IN - Sister
Several Nieces & Nephews and Great Nieces & Nephews.
He was preceded in death by
Raymond Calvert - Father
Graveside Services will be held Friday, August 11, 2006 at 10 AM CDT at Independence Cemetery in Medaryville, IN

August 5, 2006
Robin Dean Baker, 33, of 1414 E 100 N, Winamac, IN, passed away at 1:59 PM Saturday, August 5, 2006 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne, IN.
He was born April 12, 1973, in Winamac, IN, to Lloyd and Linda Barber Baker.
He was employed as a mechanic at Jim Dobson Ford Mercury, Winamac.
When he was younger he enjoyed drag racing at Bunker Hill Speedway.
His greatest love in life was flying his R/C airplanes. He was one of the top pilots in the area. He was well known in Indiana in the R/C model airplane community.
He was a member of Winamac Aero Modeler's.
Survivors include Lloyd and Linda Barber Baker, Winamac, IN Parents
Alexis J. Baker, Winamac, IN - Daughter
Holly M. Winters, Winamac, IN Fiancee
Heather L. (Eric) Hulmes, Winamac, IN - Sister & - Brother-in-law
Wade A. (Kendra Hunt) Baker, Lucerne, IN - Brother and Fiancee
Shane Hulmes, Winamac, IN Nephew
Tanner Hulmes, Winamac, IN Nephew
Luke Baker, Lucerne, IN Nephew
Sophia Baker, Lucerne, IN Niece
Izabella Baker, Lucerne, IN Niece
Preceded in death by
Lloyd and Mazie Baker, Paternal - Grandparents
Frank and Ilene Barber, Maternal - Grandparents
Services will be held at 1PM CDT Wednesday, August 9, 2006, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with Rev. Edward Clark officiating.
Friends may call from 1-8PM CDT Tuesday, August 8, 2006, in Frain Mortuary.
Burial will be in McKinley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a fund established for Alexis Baker.

August 4, 2006
Florence L. Heltzel, 91, of 600 North Race Street Monon, IN passed away at 12:52PM Friday, August 4, 2006 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette, IN.
She was born September 1, 1914 in Monon, IN to Walter and Opal Brandt Huff. She married Herbert Heltzel on June 27, 1936 in Monon, IN. Herbert died October 19, 1997.
Florence was a former proofreader at the Monon News, the Huff family newspaper. She was also an organ and piano instructor many years. Florence was a member of The Monon United Methodist Church. She also attended the Lafayette Conservatory of Music.
Survivors include:
Dr. Sam W. Heltzel, LaPorte, IN - Son
Mark Heltzel - Grandson
Matthew (Pamela) Heltzel - Grandson
3 great-grandchildren
Joyce Wright Edelen, Wabash, IN - Sister
She was proceded in death by:
Walter Huff - Father
Opal Brandt Huff - Mother
Herbert H. Heltzel - Husband
One - Brother
Memorial Services will be held at 10 AM CDT Saturday, August 19, 2006 at Querry-Ulbricht Funeral Home in Francesville, IN with Rev. Steve Sparks officiating.
Friends may call Saturday, August 19, 2006 at the Querry-Ulbricht Funeral Home.

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