John J. Gamble, 86, of Chicago Trail Village in New Carlisle, passed away Sunday, April 29, 2007 at Ironwood Health and Rehabilitation Center of South Bend.
He was born on March 25, 1921, in Clay County, to Daniel and Sarah (Smith) Gamble.
He was a Landscaper with Colbert Landscaping.
A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he was a member of the American Legion Post #297 in New Carlisle.
Survivors include: two sisters, Donna Smith of Lakeville and Norma (Kenneth) Easton of Mishawaka; two brothers, Kenneth (Dorothy) Gamble of Granger, Jerry (Barbara) Gamble of Cory; several nieces and nephews; and sisters-in-law, Sue Gamble of New Carlisle and Lucille Gamble of Linton.
He was also preceded in death his parents; his wife, Locia Marie Mallette, whom he married on October 27, 1948 and died on July 21, 1984; and three brothers, Russell, Chester E. and Dan Gamble.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Kaniewski Funeral Home, 201 S. Filbert Street New Carlisle, IN with burial to follow in New Carlisle Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today (Wednesday) at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 601 West Edison Road, Mishawaka, Indiana 46545.
To send condolences online, please visit www.Kaniewski.com.