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James A Deane
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Boonville, IN. – James “Jim” A. Deane, 88, of Boonville, Indiana passed away on Sunday, December 31, 2017.
Jim was born in Chandler, Indiana on April 26, 1929 to the late Harold and Helen (Lutz) Deane.
Jim graduated from Boonville High School and went on to play basketball at Purdue University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Forestry. He worked for Peabody Coal Company reclaiming strip mine land until he retired. He was a member of Stranger’s Rest Masonic Lodge # 240 and a life- long member of St. John’s United Church of Christ in Boonville, Indiana.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Betty Deane; brother, Harold Deane Jr; sister, Phyllis Hurst.
Jim is survived by his children, Sara Bishop (Harold) of Lufkin, TX; Amy Deane Clutter of Boonville, IN; Lisa Deane (Patti) of Austin, TX; Jennie Garrison (Ron) of Boonville, IN; grandchildren, Kate Peters (Graydon), Claire Abely (Bill), Ronnie Garrison (Lindsay), Lesley Gentry (Ryan), Josie Kroeger (Nic), Ashley Anwiler (Eric), Molley Gansman (Jason), Jeff Clutter, Ben Clutter; great-grandchildren, Erin, Madelyn, Jacob, and Sophia Peters; Maggie, Molly, and Betsy Abely; Liam and Declan Anwiler; McKenzie, Jake, and Ian Garrison; Tyler, Lauren, and Caleb Gentry; Eli, Elliet, and Wes Kroeger; Trey and Kynlee Gansman.
Services will be 10 A.M. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Indiana with Pastor Robert D. Shofner officiating. Burial will be at Maple Grove Cemetery in Boonville, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 3 P.M. until 7 P.M. on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the funeral home and from 9 A.M. until the time of service on Saturday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s UCC “Betty Meinert Music Fund” or to the Warrick Ecumenical Soup Kitchen

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3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601





10:00 AM
Koehler Funeral Home - Boonville Chapel

304 East Main Street
Boonville, IN 47601

Cemetery Details


Maple Grove Cemetery

Boonville, Indiana 47601
Boonville, Indiana 47601


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