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James C. Pacholke

April 26, 1927 ~ December 12, 2020 (age 93)

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James C. Pacholke
April 26, 1927 - December 12, 2020 

James C.  Pacholke, 93, Michigan City, Indiana, passed away Saturday, December 12, 2020 at 11:59 am in his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am, Thursday, December 17, 2020 at Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel, 418 Washington St., Michigan City, Indiana with  Rev. Kevin Huber officiating. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Michigan City, Indiana.  Visitation will be from 4:00 pm -6:00 pm, Wednesday and from 9:00 am until time service Thursday in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel.    

He was born April 26, 1927 in Michigan City, Indiana to the late Leo and Lavina (O'Donnell) Pacholke. On May 29, 1948 in Michigan City, Indiana he married Laverne Lois Noveroske who preceded him in death on  July 6, 2016.

Surviving are daughter, Mary Beth (Kelly) Atkinson of Norman, Oklahoma; two sons, Thomas (Ava) Pacholke of Clovis, New Mexico and Timothy (Carlyn) Pacholke of Michigan City, Indiana; grandchildren, Eric Taylor, Amber (James) Barnes, James (Theresa) Pacholke, David Pacholke, Melissa (Scott) Wood, Kayla Atkinson and Jole Atkinson; 11 great-grandchildren with the twelfth  due soon;  He was preceded in death by his brothers, Lee and William Pacholke.  

Jim retired after many years as purchasing agent from Dage MTI of Michigan City, Indiana.   He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church, Michigan City, Indiana.  For many years Jim was a square dance caller  being the founder of the Star Righter's Square Dance Club along with being a member of the Paws & Taws Square Dance Club. He also taught square dancing for many years.  He was a member of the Moose Family Center 980 and enjoyed golfing.  Jim was a veteran of the US Army Air Corp.

Contributions may be made to Donor's Choice . 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 16, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Visitation
Thursday
December 17, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Funeral Service
Thursday
December 17, 2020

10:00 AM
Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel
418 Washington St.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
December 17, 2020

Greenwood Cemetery
153 Tilden Ave.
Michigan City, Indiana 46360

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