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George Templin, 77, of Loogootee, passed away at 9 p.m. Thursday, at his home.
He was born July 19, 1939 in Washington, Indiana, to the late Roy and Alma (Williams) Templin.
George was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus.
He was previously employed with Colonial Baking Company for 14 years. He was the former owner of Dairy Master and took pride in the kids he mentored over the 33 years he spent there. He loved golfing with all his friends. He enjoyed Indiana University Basketball and Football, but mostly importantly, he loved his family, grandchildren and friends.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Alma (Williams) Templin; sister, Joan Templin; aunt and uncle, Charlie and Francis Wagner; brother-in-law, Bill Butler.
He is survived by his wife, Jeanette Templin; sons, Roy (Becky) Templin, Randy (Georgia) Templin and Ryan (Michelle) Templin; grandchildren, Jennifer Latowski, Roy G. Templin, Brianna Templin, Jordan (Graham) Dickey, Hannah, Caitlin and Maddy Rhodes, Anna Kay Templin, Alex Templin and Bret Templin; great-grandchildren, Lexi and Vanessa Latowski; siblings, Phyllis Butler, Jim (Carol) Templin and Kay (Jim) Fowler; many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Very Rev. J. Kenneth Walker at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Loogootee. Burial will follow in St. John Catholic Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Monday, from 3:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Blake Funeral Home in Loogootee.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Gentiva Hospice or St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
Condolences may be made online at ww.blakefuneralhomes.com.
Published on September 9, 2016
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