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John H. York

Monday, May 11, 2009

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John H. York, 72, of Linton and formerly of Chesterton, passed away at 2:35 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2009, at Regional Hospital in Terre Haute.

He was born June 23, 1936, in Linton, the son of John William and Marcille L. (Weitzel) York.

He retired from LTV Steele in East Chicago, where he worked as a machinist and was later retired as a door greeter at Wal-Mart, was a member of the Linton Church of Christ, was an avid bowler and the best fisherman.

Survivors include two daughters, Jennie Dutcher of Chesterton and Lisa (John) Akers of Valparaiso; a son, Wesley (Beth) York of Chesterton; nine grandchildren, Shawn, Mark, Tiffany, Erica, Mike, Marci, Matt, John and Brittany; four great-grandchildren, Jacob, Bruce, Summer and Shaelin; a brother, Eugene York of Lacrescenta, Calif.; two sisters, Marlene Scharber of Hopkins, Minn. and Marilyn Prichard of Portage; a special friend, Jane Head of Linton; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ethel "Iona" (Oliver) York; and three brothers, George, William and Edward York.

Funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, May 15, at Welch & Cornett Funeral Home in Linton with Jerry Carmichael officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5-9 p.m. Thursda y and after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Online condolences can be sent to www.welchcornett.com.