Harold J. Sutherland

Monday, December 12, 2016
Harold J. Sutherland

Brazil, Indiana

Harold J. Sutherland, 91, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Cloverleaf Healthcare in Knightsville. He was born in Hadley, Michigan to the late Charles and Gladys (Watts) Sutherland. Harold graduated from Hadley High School,and later married Dorcas Lehman June 30, 1951. He and Dorcas worked with the American Sunday School Union supporting rural Sunday Schools in southern Indiana, and helped found Calvary Baptist Church in Vincennes where they lived for over 40 years. He enjoyed remodeling, fixing things, reading, listening to hymns, and spending time with his family especially his grandchildren. Harold was preceded in death by his sister, Ruth Umpstead, Sister-in-Law, Lola Sutherland, and brother-in-law, Thomas Krakker.

Survivors Include: Wife of 65 Years:Dorcas Sutherland, Brazil, Indiana; Sons:Timothy (Katherine) Sutherland, Valparaiso, Indiana, Daniel (Debra) Sutherland, Mancelona, Michigan; Daughter: Julia (John) Schlak, Brazil, Indiana; Brothers: Ray Sutherland, Hadley, Michigan, Lee (Jean) Sutherland, Burton, Michigan; Sisters: Doris Sutherland, East Lansing, Michigan, Marjorie Krakker, Ypsilanti, Michigan; Brother-in-Law: Lee Umpstead, Pontiac, Michigan; Grandchildren: Jonathan (Cara) Schlak. Joshua (Danielle) Schlak. Jared (Elizabet) Schlak, Jeffrey (Melissa) Schlak, Anne (Myles) Clarke, Andrew Sutherland, Daphnea Sutherland, Dustin (Joanna) Sutherland; and Twelve Great-Grandchildren

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday at the World Gospel Church (900 Gardendale Road, Terre Haute, Indiana) with Pastor Alfy Austin officiating and burial to follow at Van Cleve Cemetery. The family will accept friends for visitation on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of service. Memorial contributions may be made to the World Gospel Church Mission Fund. Online condolences may be expressed at http://www.moorefuneralhomes.com/