May 24, 1936 - June 21, 2022
Harold “Skip” Mandernach, age 86, of DeMotte, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 24, 1936 in Lebanon, Indiana, the son of Nelson and Dorothy (Beiriger) Mandernach. Skip attended Griffith High School. On May 31, 1958, he married the love of his life, Adria Ann Gullickson. He was a journeyman electrician with IBEW Local 697 of Hammond for 50 years before he retired. Skip was a proud veteran of the United States Navy, a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church of Griffith, member of the Roselawn American Legion, a past president of Isaac Walton League, an avid hunter and fisherman, started the Wild Game Dinner, taught gun safety, arranged Carmelite Day for orphans and a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan. Skip is survived by his loving wife, Adria Mandernach of DeMotte, IN; children: Kurt (Hayley) Mandernach of Crown Point, IN; Michael (Chelsea) Mandernach of Grants Pass, OR; Traci (Mark) Wiley of Schererville, IN; grandchildren: Allison (Heath) Nevitt, Sarah Charman, Kylie (Alex) Kerr, Ryan Mandernach, Mason and McKenna Wiley; 5 great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters: Dot Kane, Vivian Turner, Betty Koschnick, Harriet Schanlaub; brother, Robert Mandernach; and step-father, Pat Patterson. Friends and family may visit at Jackson Funeral Service of DeMotte on Monday, June 27, 2022 from 1:00 until 3:00 PM. A Celebration of Life for Skip will promptly follow at Jackson Funeral Service of DeMotte on Monday at 3:00 PM with Deacon Joe Van Schepen officiating. Interment will be held at Roselawn Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tranquility Hospice and/or Adria Mandernach scholarship fund through Roselawn American Legion Women’s Auxiliary.
Harold “Skip” Mandernach, age 86, of DeMotte, Indiana passed away on Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at his home. He was born on May 24, 1936 in Lebanon, Indiana, the son of Nelson and Dorothy (Beiriger) Mandernach. Skip attended Griffith... View Obituary & Service Information
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