We remember these members who had contributed so much to our organization
Terry Wilson (53 Year Member)
Terry Noel Wilson, age 78, of Jones, passed away October 29, 2017 at Goshen Hospital. He was born on May 1, 1939 in Cutler, IN, a son of Orville and Juanita (Lavell) Wilson. Terry served in the United States Army in McClellon, AL from March 8, 1962-September 7, 1962. On August 13, 1977, he married Joyce Westphal in Constantine; she preceded him in death on October 30, 2005. He worked as a plumber at Sheiner and Sons, Elkhart, for 39 years. He was a member of the United Association Local 166 for 53 years, the Jones/Constantine American Legions for 40 years, Elkhart Moose Lodge for 28 years, and a lifetime member of the Cass County Conservation Club.
Terry is survived by his children Kathy (Joe) Spangler of Yorktown, IN, Penny Gailhouse of Marcellus, and Joe (Susan) Wilson of White Pigeon; grandchildren Ryan Spangler, Jennifer Spry (Jeremy Dunn), Zachary McKenzie, Allyssa (Joseph) Lucarelle, and Jordan Wilson; great grandchildren Haley, Cole, Joey, Vinnie, and Cooper; brothers Jim (Jayne Ann) Wilson and Dick (Joyce) Wilson; sister Pam (Tim) Lawis; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, stepmother Myrtle Wilson, wife Joyce Wilson, and brother Ronald Wilson.
Relatives and friends will be received Friday from 1-3 PM at Eley Funeral Home, Constantine, with religious services following at 3:00 PM. Pastor Terry Neumayer will officiate. Interment will occur in Poes Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be directed towards Constantine American Legion or Cass County Conservation Club. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.
Terry Hetrick (51 Year Member)
Terry L. Hetrick, 70, of Kendallville died Monday, October 16, 2017, at his residence.
He was born July 9, 1947, in Fort Wayne to Richard A. and Lorene M. (Junk) Hetrick.
Mr. Hetrick was a journeyman plumber and retired from Shambaugh & Sons in Fort Wayne.
He was a member of the Rome City American Legion Post 86 Sons of the Legion and Kendallville Fraternal Order of Eagles #985.
Surviving are a daughter, Tonya Lynn Wine of Fort Wayne; a grandson, Cameron Wine of Fort Wayne; a sister, Darva (Russell) Richhart of Manitou Beach, Michigan; a sister, Jill E. (Michael) Cotton of Bloomington; his former spouse, Laurie Hetrick of Wolcottville; two stepdaughters, Hilary and Heather; three stepsons, Bobby, Ron and Steve; dear to his heart granddaughters, Jade and Katrina; four nieces, Annette (Jeffrey) Barrett, Michelle Widenhoefer, Samantha Hetrick and Taylor Terrell; four nephews, Mark A. (Jodi) Richhart, Nicholas (Danielle) Hetrick, Benton Hetrick and Ethan Widenhoefer; and a long legacy of many great and dear friends throughout the years including his special friends, Nick Kitchen and Paulie Leathers.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Gregory A. Hetrick.
A memorial service will be Sunday, October 29, 2017, at 2 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge #985, 1990 West North Street, Kendallville with Chaplain Dean Curtis officiating.
A gathering of friends will be from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service at the FOE Lodge #985.Preferred memorials are to the FOE Lodge #985, Rome City American Legion Post 86 Sons of the Legion, or the American Diabetes Association.