Jack McKain, 83, Brownstown, Ind., died at 7:26 a.m., Thursday, Sept. 18, 2008, at Schneck Medical Center, Seymour.
McKain was a World War II army veteran. He had served as a medic with the 375th Medical Corp. within the 75th Infantry Division during the Battle of the Bulge. He retired from R.E.M.C. as a line foreman after working with them for 26 years. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Born Nov. 18, 1924, in Jackson County, Ind., he was the son of John R. and Bess (Cockerham) McKain. On Aug. 26, 1944, he married Betty Hupp and she survives.
Additional survivors include daughters Jennifer VonDielingen and husband Steve, Brownstown, Linda McKain, Claremore, Okla., and Rebecca McKain, Seymour, brother Max McKain and wife Irene, Brownstown, sister Shirley Ann Robinette, Crothersville, Ind., grandchildren Celina Davis, Matt VonDielingen, Ted Disque, Christy Murphy, Andy VonDielingen, Regan Tuttle and Ashley Johnson and 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by sisters Ethel Jackson and Catherine Critchlow, and brothers Kennety Dean, John P., Dallas, Roland, Richard, Roscoe and Otis McKain.
Services will take place at 11 a.m., Monday, at the Winklepleck-Weesner Funeral Home. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m., today, at the funeral home, and again after 10 a.m., Monday.
Burial will take place at Fairview Cemetery, Brownstown.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hoosier Christian Village Auxiliary or the Salvation Army.
Online condolences may be made at http://www.w-wfuneralhome.biz.