Jack Martin Fineran, 89 years of age, and formerly a resident of Center Point and Terre Haute died on the 4th of July at Grandview Christian Home in Cambridge, Minnesota.
Mr. Fineran was the son of Walter Calvin Fineran of Terre Haute and Edna Mae Wilson of Center Point, both of who preceded him. He was united in marriage on June 8, 1943, to Lettie Elizabeth Lewis of Terre Haute, lasting 55 years until his wife's passing in 1998.
Mr. Fineran served honorably as a sergeant in the United States Army in the European Theatre during World War II. After the war, he returned to his job at the Quaker Maid in Terre Haute, retiring in 1977 after 38 years of service. He was an avid golfer and basketball fan and served as an usher at Hulman Arena during the Larry Bird glory years at ISU.
Mr. Fineran is survived by his sister, Jayne Henry of Troy, Illinois; his son, Donald, and his wife, Rosalyn, of East Bethel, Minnesota; his son, Dan, and his wife, Nancy, of Charlotte, North Carolina; his grandson, Shane Fineran, and his wife, Anne, of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and his granddaughters, Erin Fineran, of Minneapolis, Minnesota, and Kerrie Fineran of Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Park in North Terre Haute on Saturday July 8, 2006, at 11 a.m. with visitation at Thomas Funeral Home in Terre Haute from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday evening July 7.
VFW will perform military burial graveside services.
The family requests memorials be donated to the Indiana State University athletic department and the Forest Park Golf Club in Brazil.