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Hershel C

July 16, 1924 – October 13, 2018

Hershel Crist
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Obituary for Hershel C Crist

ALEXANDRA: Hershel C. Crist, 94 of Alexandria died Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 at his residence after an extended illness.

He was born in Alexandria on July 16, 1924 and was the son of Emil and Sarah Jane (Spencer) Crist. On July 19, 1963 he married Nancy J. (Partington) Crist.

Hershel was a veteran of WWII serving with the United States Navy.

Hershel was retired from the Westinghouse Corporation in 1990 and was a member of the Church of St. Mary’s in Alexandria.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years Nancy J. Crist; his son, Michael Crist. Also surviving is his granddaughter, Kaylin Rose Crist; his brother-in-law, Bill Partington and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Delaina L Crist.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Oct. 18, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in the Church of St. Mary’s , Alexandria with Fr. Dan Duff as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the IOOF Cemetery with military honors by the Elwood VFW Post 5782 and the United States Navy. Friends may call at the church one hour prior to the mass.

The Whetsel family is honored to celebrate Hershel’s life with his family and community

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When Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Church of St. Mary's
820 W Madison St
Alexandria, IN 46001

Service Information

Thursday, October 18, 2018 11:00am
Father Dan Duff
Church of St. Mary's
820 W Madison St
Alexandria, IN 46001

Interment Information

IOOF Cemetery
South Park Ave
Alexandria, IN 46001
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