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Karl McCormick

Karl E. McCormick, 81, LaGrange, died Monday, September 14, 2015 at his residence.

    He was born December 13, 1933, in Springfield Township, LaGrange County, to LeRoy and Earlene (Grubb) Horner McCormick.

    He was a graduate of Springfield Township High School and went on to Purdue to obtain an Electrical Technician Degree. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, the founder of the Sears Store in LaGrange, a postal carrier, and sold real estate for Coldwell Banker Schrock Real Estate.

    He was married September 4, 1955 to Mary Ellen Talmage. She survives.

    Also surviving are one daughter and son-in-law, Karla and Bradley Miller, LaGrange; two daughters-in-law, Kathleen McCormick, LaGrange, and Karen McCormick, Ft. Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren, Ryan McCormick, Valparaiso, Ind., Shawn (Christi) McCormick, Waterloo, Ind., Brendan McCormick, Ft. Wayne, Ind., Kara Miller, Louisville, Ky., Matt Resor, LaGrange, and Zack (Jennie) Resor, LaGrange; and three great-grandchildren, Lorelai McCormick, Andrew Resor and Alex Resor.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, two sons, Steven and Kevin McCormick, and a half-brother, John Horner.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, September 17, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, September 18, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Chris Lantz officiating.

    Burial will be in East Springfield Cemetery, rural LaGrange.

    Memorials may be directed to the LaGrange County Food and Clothes Basket.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral home.com.

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.