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Wednesday, May 21, 2003

Robert D. Shonkwiler, 51, of Sullivan, died at 8:34 a.m. Saturday, May 17, 2003, in Sullivan County Community Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1951, in Greencastle to Marshall Shonkwiler and Mary Squires Shonkwiler.

He was an operator at Hoosier Energy Merom Generating Station.

Survivors include his wife, Betsy Sims Shonkwiler; his parents of South Bend; two sons, John Shonkwiler of Plainfield and Bobby Shonkwiler of Terre Haute; two stepsons, Ryan Enochs and Chris Bowne, both of Sullivan; one daughter, Stacy Laswell of Terre Haute; one stepdaughter, Alison Stimel of Sullivan; two brothers, Gary Shonkwiler of Brazil and Steve Shonkwiler of South Bend; one sister, Sue Torbert of Brazil; six grandchildren and other relatives.

Memorial services are at 7 p.m. today in Holmes Memorial Chapel with the Rev. Eddie Hammond officiating. There will be no visitation.