James Mark "Jim" Demske, 64, of 8479 Old Road 30 East Pierceton, Indiana, died on 8/2/2009 at 5:45 AM at his residence. He was born on January 7, 1945 in Kendallville, Indiana.
Jim was born to Mark and Julia (Froehly) Demske. He has been a resident of Pierceton for 42 years.
He married Jane Waugh on August 26, 1967 in Pierceton, Indiana and worked as a Laboratory Technician for Spartech Plastics for 42 years.
He was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Pierceton, a leader for Kosciusko County 4-H Club for 25 years and was an avid farm toy collector.
Jim is survived by his Wife; Jane Demske, Pierceton, Indiana
1 Son; Mark (and spouse Lisa) Demske, Claypool, Indiana
3 Daughters; Kimberley (and spouse Marcus) McBroom, Leesburg, Indiana
Michele (and spouse Jason) Eavey, Lafayette, Indiana
Kari (and spouse Greg) Gentry, Columbia City, Indiana
7 Grandkids; Anthony, Justin, Cody, Ashley, Jessie, Colt and Jacob.
Services will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Pierceton, Indiana on Wednesday, August 5, 2009 at 10:00 am. Calling hours will be 4:00 – 8:00 pm with a rosary at 7:30 pm at the funeral chapel on Tuesday, August 4, 2009. Burial will be private.
McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Pierceton, Indiana is in charge of arrangements. The family request that memorial contributions be made to Kosciusko Home Care and Hospice, P.O. Box 1196, Warsaw, Indiana 46581 and Kosciusko County Cancer Care Fund. Donations of used eyeglasses to benefit to Lions Club will be accepted in Jim's memory.