LORETTA ETHEL MUDRYK
September 20, 2008
VISITATION: 2-4 & 6-8PM EDT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2008
SERVICES: 11AM EDT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2008
Loretta Ethel Mudryk, 68, of 3640 E SR 14, Winamac, IN, passed away at 2:30 PM Saturday, September 20, 2008 at her residence.
She was born September 14, 1940, in Gary, IN, to Reuben and Alva Galbreath Freshwater.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Denham, IN. She was active in the church's Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, church dinners and bazaars.
She had been a personal caregiver/homemaker for over 30 years. She had been both self employed and an employee of Pulaski Memorial Hospital Home Health Care. She also had been a cook in the Dietary Dept. of Pulaski Memorial Hospital.
She lived most of her life in Winamac, coming to the area from Gary, IN.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing, crafts and bird watching.
She was a wonderful role model, teacher and caretaker.
The love and kindness she gave to everyone fills their hearts and flows on with all the lives she has touched.
She was one of the sweetest people. She was an angel on earth.
Survivors include Glenn (Amber) Pierce, Logansport, IN Son
Dale Pierce, Winamac, IN Son
Marilyn (Mikel) Stump, Tampa, FL Daughter
Linda (Bill) DePoy, Winamac, IN Daughter
Karen (Glen) Cattin, Winamac, IN Daughter
Glenn Pierce Jr., Logansport, IN Grandson
Joshua (Mandy) Markley, Jacksonville, IL Grandson
Travis Pierce, Logansport, IN Grandson
Braylee Pierce, Logansport, IN Granddaughter
Tracy Young, Knox, IN Granddaughter
Harold Nichols, Tampa, FL Grandson
Ryan (Christy) Nichols, Logansport, IN Grandson
Tiffany Nichols, Tampa, FL Granddaughter
Crystal (Ayman) Tbaishat, Tampa, FL Granddaughter
Shane Bonnell, Star City, IN Grandson
Katie DePoy, North Judson, IN Granddaughter
Gerry (Sandy) Pratt, Winamac, IN Grandson
Jamie Ellis, Winamac, IN Granddaughter
Shawn DePoy, Winamac, IN Grandson
Erik Fisher, Plymouth, IN Grandson
Christian Cattin, Winamac, IN Grandson
Jayden Markley, Great Grandson
Kayla Higgison, Great Granddaughter
Breanna Nichols, Great Granddaughter
Talia Nichols, Great Granddaughter
Kylie McWhirter, Great Granddaughter
Kegan Fritz, Great Grandson
Faith Pratt, Great Granddaughter
Shaun Pratt, Great Grandson
Mitchell Bonnell, Great Grandson
Kaley Bonnell, Great Granddaughter
Malachi Williams, Great Grandson
Gabrielle Williams, Great Granddaughter
Chantel Young, Great Granddaughter
Joyce (Doyle) Roth, Star City, IN Sister
Preceded in death by
Reuben Freshwater Father
Alva Galbreath Freshwater Mother
Donna Mudryk Sister
Harriett Podell Sister
Services will be held at 11AM EDT Thursday, September 25, 2008, in Frain Mortuary, Winamac, with Pastor Carl Fitchett officiating.
Burial will take place in the Winamac Cemetery, Winamac, IN.
Friends may call 2-4 and 6-8PM EDT Wednesday, September 24, 2008 at Frain Mortuary.
A Prayer Service will be held at 6PM EDT Wednesday in Frain Mortuary, with Pastor Lewis Stier officiating.
KENDALL OLIVER WHITROCK
September 18, 2008
VISITATION: 3-9 PM EDT MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
SERVICES: 11 AM EDT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2008
Kendall Oliver Whitrock, 29, of 504 South Highway 421 Medaryville, IN died at 11:00 PM Thursday, September 18, 2008 at South Bend Memorial Hospital in South Bend, IN.
He was born October 13, 1978 in Rensselaer, IN to Kenneth and Brenda Wayberg Whitrock.
Kendall was employed by Lambert Construction at Crown Point, IN as a concrete finisher. Kendall enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his two sons. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. He was a member of the West Central graduating class of 1997. Kendall was loved and will be missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and significant others both past and present. He lived life to the fullest and made light of every situation.
Kendall is survived by
Kenneth Oliver & Brenda Jean Wayberg Whitrock, Medaryville, IN Parents
Kohle Oliver Whitrock, Medaryville, IN Son
Kaiden Lee Whitrock, Medaryville, IN Son
Keirsten Andrea Hyatt, OH Step-Daughter
Darwin & Katie Randall Wayberg, Medaryville, IN Maternal Grandparents
Thelma Sherod Melton, Waycross, GA Paternal Grandmother
Arlene Bennitt, Wheatfield, IN Special friend of the family
He was preceded in death by
Kensil Whitrock Paternal grandfather
Kevin Whitrock Uncle
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM EDT Tuesday, September 23, 2008, at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville with Pastor James Richie officiating.
Burial will take place in the White Post Cemetery in Medaryville.
Friends may call 3-9 PM EDT Monday, September 22, 2008 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville.
Memorial Contributions may be given to the charity of donor's choice.
GENEVIEVE F. SCHEFFER
September 17, 2008
VISITATION: 3-8PM EDT SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2008
SERVICES: 10:30AM EDT MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008
Genevieve F. "Gen" Scheffer, 76, of 2092 West 100 North, Winamac, IN, passed away at 5:00 AM Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at her residence in Winamac, IN.
She was born June 13, 1932, in Winamac, IN, to Martin and Theresa Nies Kuhn.
She was married to Clarence E. (Ben) Scheffer on Nov. 25, 1954 in St. Joseph Catholic Church, Pulaski, IN. He died Aug. 13, 2007. She was a former employee of Indiana Bell Telephone Co. and the United Telephone Co. She was a longtime cook and retired as the head cook for the Winamac Community High School. She was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Winamac, where she was a member of the Church Choir and was a weekday Mass server. She also was a member of the Christian Mothers, Ladies of Charity, and the Daughters of Isabella, all associated with St. Peter's Church. She also belonged to the Razzle-Dazzle Red Hats and was known at the club as “Lady Song Bird”. She was also a member of a card club, a bunco club, and a euchre Club. She loved to play cards, travel, read, as well as spend time with her family.
She also enjoyed watching the Winamac Lady Warriors basketball team play.
Barbara A. (Rex) Cudworth, Winamac, IN Daughter
Janet M.(Herb Jr.) Newman, Culver, IN Daughter
Paula K. (Bill) Kinder, Winamac, IN Daughter
Donna J. (Mike) Gruchot, Crestwood, IL Daughter
9 Great Grandchildren
Betty (John) Graves, Winamac, IN Sister
Alberta (Jim) Weiand, Logansport, IN Sister
Virginia (Cooke, Logansport, IN Sister
Cecilia (Jay) Cripe, Galveston, IN Sister
Victor Henrietta) Kuhn, Duneden, FL Brother
Norbert (Betty) Kuhn, Clearwater, FL Brother
Joseph (Carole) Kuhn, Winamac, IN Brother
John (Karen) Kuhn , Sun City, AZ Brother.
She is preceded in death by
Martin Kuhn Father
Theresa Nies Kuhn Mother
Clarence E. (Ben) Scheffer Husband
Thomas J. Scheffer Son
Mary Shellhart Sister
Rita Raderstorf Sister
Ann Hoover Sister
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM EDT Monday, September 22, 2008, in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Winamac, with Rev. Martin Sandhage officiating.
Burial will take place in the St. Joseph Cemetery South located at Pulaski, IN
Friends may call 3-8 PM EDT Sunday, September 21, 2008 at Frain Mortuary.
Memorial Contributions may be given to Pulaski Memorial Hospice, St. Peters church or the American Cancer Society.
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held 7:30 PM EDT on Sunday at Frain Mortuary. That service will be immediately followed by services by the Christian Mothers and Daughters of Isabella.
ROBERT C. EWING
September 15, 2008
VISITATION: 6-8 PM EDT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
SERVICES: 1 PM EDT FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2008
Robert C. Ewing, 90, of 303 North Bill Street, Francesville, IN, passed away at 3:24 PM Monday, September 15, 2008 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Lafayette, IN.
He was born June 16, 1918, in Mishawaka, IN, to Harold and Ocie Nifong Ewing.
He married Alma L. Linback on August 29, 1940, in Idaville, IN. She survives.
He was member of the American Legion Post in Francesville, and a life member of the VFW Post #1728, Winamac, IN.
He was also a member of the First Christian Church, Winamac.
He retired from the US Postal Service after 25 years of service. He was also a former brakeman for the Ford Railroad System in Detroit, MI. He was also a former employee of the Kingsbury Ordinance Plant and a bus driver for the city bus system in Laporte, IN.
He formerly lived in Winamac and Brookston, and has lived in Francesville the past 24 years.
He enjoyed woodworking and making picnic tables. He made over 300 picnic tables. Many were for parks in Francesville and Monon.
He also enjoyed baseball, fishing and bowling.
Survivors include Alma L. Linback Ewing, Francesville, IN Wife
Beverly Steele, West Lafayette, IN Daughter
Phyllis (Arden) Bathke, Medaryville, IN Daughter
Robert L. (Peggy) Ewing, Inman, SC Son
Virginia Ewing, West Lafayette, IN Daughter
David (Carol) Ewing, Rossville, IN Son
Daniel Ewing, Francesville, IN Son
27 Great Grandchildren
1 Great Great Grandchild
Lois Yerger, Wakarusha, IN Sister
Flovall Walker, RI Sister.
Preceded in death by
Harold Ewing Father
Ocie Nifong Ewing Mother
1 Great Grandchild
Services will be held at 1PM EDT Friday, September 19, 2008, in Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville, with Rev. Lynn Rosiejka officiating.
Burial will take place in the Koster Cemetery, Francesville, IN.
Friends may call 6-8PM EDT Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel, Francesville.
The American Legion and the VFW will conduct military graveside services.
MARVIN EUGENE ELSTON
September 14, 2008
VISITATION: AFTER 11 AM EDT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
SERVICES: 1 PM EDT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
Marvin Eugene Elston, 80, of 6800 West Joliet Road, Indian Head Park, IL, formerly of Francesville, IN., passed away at 8:05 PM Saturday, September 13, 2008 at LaGrange Memorial Hospital in LaGrange, IL.
He was born February 23, 1928, in Monon, IN, to Edward and Elsie Strong Elston. Marvin attended the Francesville First Christian Church in Francesville, IN. He served in the US Air Force. Marvin enjoyed collecting coins and antiques.
Patricia Kocher, Lowell, IN Sister
Ruth Stoll, Monon, IN Sister
Forrest Elston, El Paso, TX Brother
Carl Elston, St. Petersburg, FL Brother
William Elston, West Lafayette, IN Brother.
He was preceded in death by
Edward Elston Father
Elsie Strong Elston Mother
Ronald Elston Brother
Richard Elston Brother
Orland Elston Brother
Arnold Elston Brother
Gerald Elston Brother
Francis Elston Brother
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM EDT Thursday, September 18, 2008, in Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville, IN with Pastor James Ketchen officiating.
Burial will take place in the Roseland Cemetery located at Francesville, IN. the American Legion will conduct military graveside services.
Friends may call after 11 AM EDT Thursday, September 18, 2008 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel-Francesville.
ALBERT DICK SCHEFFER
September 13, 2008
VISITATION: 4-8 PM EDT WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2008
SERVICES: 10:30 AM EDT THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
Albert M. Scheffer, 89, of 519 South Franklin Street, Winamac, IN, passed away at 2:10 PM Saturday, September 13, 2008 at Hickory Creek @ Winamac in Winamac, IN.
He was born June 12, 1919, in Pulaski, IN, to Henry and Katherine Miller Scheffer. Dick married Anna Jeannette Roth on Oct 15, 1947 in Winamac, IN. She died August 16, 1977. Dick delivered fuel oil and gasoline for Farm Bureau Co-op in Winamac, IN. He was a member of St. Peter's Catholic Church in Winamac. Dick enjoyed repairing bicycles and lawn mowers and selling them. He was a frequent volunteer at the Good Samaratan Shop in Winamac. Dick enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Richard (Pamela) Scheffer, Largo, FL Son & daughter-in-law
John Joseph (Mary) Scheffer, Winamac, IN Son & daughter-in-law
Jeffery (Margaret) Scheffer, Albuquerque, NM Son & daughter-in-law
Fred (Karen)Scheffer, Winamac, IN Son & daughter-in-law
Zachary Scheffer Grandchild
Emily Scheffer Grandchild
Jesse and Wendy Scheffer Grandchild
Justin and Megan Scheffer Grandchild
Tristan Scheffer Grandchild
Brianna Scheffer Grandchild
Travis Scheffer Grandchild
Alexis Scheffer Grandchild
Corbin Scheffer Grandchild
Addison Scheffer Great Grandchild
Kassie Scheffer Great Grandchild
Mary Lou Adams Winamac, IN Special Friend
He was preceded in death by
Henry Scheffer Father
Katherine Miller Scheffer Mother
Anna Jeanette Roth Scheffer Wife
Robert Scheffer Son
Hilda Martin Sister
Gerald Scheffer Brother
Herman Scheffer Brother
Francis Scheffer Brother
Paul Scheffer Brother
A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 AM EDT Thursday, September 18, 2008, in St. Peter's Catholic Church, Winamac, with Rev. Martin Sandhage officiating. Burial will take place in the St. Peter's Cemetery located at Winamac, IN.
Friends may call 4-8 PM EDT on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 at Frain Mortuary.
A Scriptural Wake Service will be held at 7:30 PM EDT Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be given to St. Peter's Catholic Church