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John P. Koors

December 28, 2011

    John P. Koors, 87, of Decatur, passed away on Monday, December 26, 2011, at Adams Memorial Hospital.
    John was born in Tipton, Indiana, on January 31, 1924 to Joseph H. and Elizabeth (Dane) Koors.
    On February 12, 1946, John married Florence T. Geimer.
    John was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Decatur and its Holy Name Society and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus.
    He retired in 1986 from Beavers Oil Company in Decatur after 35 years of service.
    Survivors include his wife, Florence T. Koors of Decatur; a daughter, Catherine A. (David) Kelker of Fort Wayne; a sister, Elizabeth (Leo) Miller of Decatur; two grandchildren, Eric (Nichole) Kelker and Anne Marie Kelker of Fort Wayne; and two great-grandchildren.
    Preceding him in death were two brothers and a sister.
    Visitation will be on Friday, December 30, 2011, from 9-10 a.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with reciting of the Holy Rosary at 10:10 a.m., followed by a 10:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church. Father David Voors will officiate.
    Burial will be in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Decatur.
    Memorials are to St. Joseph Catholic School in Decatur.

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