BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT GROUPS
For Anyone regardless of where you are in your own grief journey: Meetings are held the first Monday of each month. 10-11:30am For Parents ONLY who have lost a child: Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. 7-8:30pm If you would like more information about these groups, please call the office at 812.446.2206 and ask for Cindy.
John "Johnny" H. Shonk
October 02, 1914 - March 02, 2012
John “Johnny” H. Shonk
John “Johnny” H. Shonk, 97, went to his eternal home Friday morning, March 2, 2012 at 8:30am at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home, following an extended illness.
He was born October 2, 1914 to John and Emma (Croft) Shonk.
John lived on the farm his entire life, farming for many years then spending several years in construction work. He loved his church where he served in several capacities; he was also active in community projects.
He served his country for three years and two months of overseas duty.
Family members preceding him in death were his parents, two brothers: Lewis Shonk and Freed Shonk; two sisters: Eva Miller and Margaret Shonk.
Those surviving John are his wife of 71 years Velda (Wells) Shonk; a daughter Loretta Rupp and husband John; sons: Marvin Shonk and wife Susan and Lloyd Shonk and wife Candi; seven grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, Monday, from 3-7pm and again Tuesday at Faith Southern Baptist Church, West of Clay City on State Road 246, from 9:30am until time of services. Services will be at Faith Southern, Tuesday, March 6, 2012 at 10:30am. Burial will follow at Wilson Cemetery.