March 20, 1919 – Dec. 3, 2018
Jack E. Horoho, 99, North Manchester, passed away at 9:20 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Peabody Healthcare Center, North Manchester.
Born in Sycamore on March 20, 1919, he was the son of Owen and Anna (Crousore) Horoho.
After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II and earning two Bronze Stars, he returned to Anderson and continued his career with Kroger as a manager.
He married Pauline Randolph (nee Tucker) in 1946 and they raised their blended family there. Retiring from Kroger, they moved to Long Lake in 1967. He worked at Ford Meter Box, retiring after 14 years. Jack was an avid gardener, lovingly filling his property with hundreds of varieties of flowers while also tending a large vegetable garden. His biggest passion, however was woodworking and woodturning. He made anything out of any kind of wood from vines to exotic hardwoods. His beautiful pins were sold at many events around the state.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Pauline; son Robert; four sisters; and a brother.
Surviving are his children, Robert Randolph (Candi), Marinette, Wis., Bill Horoho (Pat), Roanoke, Candace Bertram (Bill), Rogers, Minn., and Dennis Horoho (Vicki), Rochester; and special friend, Wilma Parmerlee, North Manchester.
He leaves behind 12 grandchildren. 15 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.
Family and friends may call Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at Peabody Chapel, 400 W. Seventh St., North Manchester. His funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. Pastor David Crowley will officiate. Burial will be at Laketon Cemetery, County Roads 200 West and 950 North, Laketon.
The Horoho family has entrusted McKee Mortuary, North Manchester, with the final arrangements.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Jack E. Horoho, memorial contributions may be made to the Laketon American Legion Post No. 402, 10140 N. Troyer Road, Laketon, IN 46943, or the Riley Children’s Foundation, 30 S. Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204.