John Israel

August 8, 2011

John W. Israel, 81 of Frankfort passed away August 8, 2011 at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. Born February 14, 1930 in Clinton County to James and Leota (Heffley) Israel. He married Wanda Mitchell on June 17, 1950 in Clinton County and she survives.;Mr. Israel attended Jackson Township School and served as a member of the National Guard from 1949-1950. He worked as a farmer and as a construction worker for several companies including Laborers and Hod Carrier Local 274. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking and cutting wood.;Surviving along with his wife are 3 Sons: John W. Israel, Jr. (Marilyn) of Evansville, Michael L. Israel of Frankfort, and Brian S. Israel (Jamie) of Frankfort, 3 Daughters: Kathryn S. Israel of Lafayette, Teresa A. Blacker (Rick) of Romney, and Lori J. Meredith (Tony) of Frankfort, 4 Brothers: Eugene Israel (Phyllis) of Monticello, Robert Israel (Marie) of Fairland, Donald Israel (Patricia) of Shell Lake, Wisconsin, Larry Israel (Linda) of Tennessee, 1 Sister: Elsie Carlin of Anderson, 16 Grandchildren and 18 Great-Grandchildren, and several Nieces and Nephews;He was preceded in death by his parents.;Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 12, 2011 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 11, 2011 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery in Stockwell.


7 Condolences for “John Israel”

  1. Laborers’ Local 274

    Wanda and family, We are so sorry to hear about john, our deepest symphathy goes out to you all. John was a good man and will be greatly missed.

  2. Elsie (Hollars) Goode

    I went to school with Kathy. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Elsie (Hollars) Goode.

  3. beth storms

    Having known John, the son, who is such a loving giver to anyone round him, I can only imagine what a family full of such dear people must be. May you each be comforted & full of treasured stories of this dear dad. much love, beth

  4. Dennis & Becky Hornocker

    Dear Aunt Wanda and Family, We send our deepest sympathy in your loss. We continue to keep you and your family in prayer. Love to you and all the family.

  5. Janet and Steve Hayden

    John and Marilyn, So sorry to hear about the passing of your dad. Chris Thomas just sent out an e-mail. Everone in class has been asking about you and missing you. We send much love and our prayers to you and your family. Janet and Steve

  6. Joyce and Jake Jacobs

    Aunt Wanda and family, Uncle John was a wonderful kind man. He will be missed much. Our love to you all.

  7. Marianne Walker

    John, I am sorry to learn about your dad’s death and wanted you to know that I am thinking about you and your family. All of us in art class miss you and hope that you will return soon. With sympathy, Marianne Walker

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