WARSAW, Ill. -- Calvin P. Jingst, 84, of Beverly Shores, Ind., formerly of Keokuk, Iowa, died Tuesday (July 2, 2013) in his home.
He was born on May 21, 1929, in Keokuk, Iowa, a son of Paul L. and Amelia F. Jingst. Both parents have preceded him in death. On Feb. 12, 1955, Calvin married Naomi M. Trautvetter in Tioga. She preceded him in death in 1993.
Calvin served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War
conflict. He was a graduate of Warsaw High School, the University of Illinois
and the University of Chicago. Calvin originally worked in Chicago for Libby McNeal and Libby until the company was acquired by the Nestle Corporation. He then served as Director of Regulatory Affairs at Nestle International Headquarters in White Plains, N.Y. He retired in 1989 after 39 years of employment.
Calvin attended St. John's United Church of Christ where he had served through the years as a faithful member. Calvin was a member of American Legion Post 170 of Chesterton, Ind., the Masonic Order and Acme Lodge 83.
He is survived by two daughters, Cynthia R. (Jeffery) Miller of Indianapolis, Ind., and Amelia S. (Patrick) Moody of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.; six grandchildren, Christopher S. Moody, Sean A. Moody, Jessica A. Moody, Joy M. Miller, Jeremiah D. Miller and Patricia R. Miller; sisters-in-law, Doris (Ned) Snider and Delma Jean (Charles) Hardy; brother-in-law, Eugene Trautvetter; and sister-in-law, Janet Jingst.
In addition to his wife, Naomi, and his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Nathan Jingst.
SERVICES: 10 a.m. Friday in St. John's United Church of Christ, 101 St. John's Road, Michigan City, IN 46360, with the Rev. Bill Fine and the Rev. Patrick Moody conducting. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Oakland Cemetery, Warsaw, with full military honors presented and the Rev. Patrick Moody conducting.
VISITATION: 8-10 a.m. Friday in the church and 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the Lamporte Funeral Home, Warsaw.
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John's United Church of Christ, Michigan City, Ind. or VNA Hospice of Porter Co.
ARRANGEMENTS: Local arrangements by Lamporte-St. Clair Funeral Home, Warsaw. Other arrangements by Carlisle Funeral Home, Michigan City, Ind.
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