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300 South Morton Street ( U.S. 31)
Franklin, IN 46131
Phone: 317-738-0202
Fax: 317-736-0210
Joseph Shimek

Joseph F. Shimek

Thursday, January 24th, 1952 - Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019
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Obituary

Joseph F. Shimek, 67, of Greenwood, IN, formerly of Auburn, IN passed away Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at his residence. He was born January 24, 1952 in Aurora, IL to Joseph and Helen (Kokesh) Shimek. He married Linda S. (Dublo) Shimek on April 12, 1975 in Fenton, MO, she survives.
Joseph was the co-owner of MacDonald Machinery in Ft. Wayne, IN with locations in Indianapolis, South Bend, and Lafayette for 43 years, retiring in 2014. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Auburn, IN. He enjoyed drag racing, trains, steam engines, visiting light houses, and spending time with his family.
Survivors include his wife Linda S. (Dublo) Shimek of Greenwood, IN; his daughter Stacy Harmon and son-in-law Royce Harmon of Franklin, IN; grandchildren Brady Harmon, Bobby Harmon, and Austin Harmon; his mother Helen (Kokesh) Shimek of Mendota, IL; two sisters Ann Harris of Dearborn, MO. and Jan Kahl of Mendota, IL.
He was preceded in death by his father Joseph Shimek; and two brothers-in-law Mark Harris and Robert Kahl.
Monsignor Mark Svarczkopf will conduct a service on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 10:30 A.M. at Swartz Family Community Mortuary and Memorial Center, 300 South U.S. 31 (Morton Street) in Franklin, IN. Friends may call Monday, May 27, 2019 from 2PM till 6PM at the mortuary where a Rosary Service will be at 6PM. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Franklin, IN. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.swartzmortuary.com. Information at 317-738-0202.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, May 27th, 2019 | 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Monday, May 27th, 2019 2:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center
    Address
    300 S. Morton Street (U.S.31)
    FRANKLIN, IN 46131
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    There will be a Rosary Service at 6:00PM.
  • Service

    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, May 28th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Swartz Family Community Mortuary And Memorial Center
    Address
    300 S. Morton Street (U.S.31))
    FRANKLIN, IN 46131
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Monsignor Mark Svarczkopf
  • Interment

    Location
    Greenlawn Cemetery
    Address
    100 W. South Street
    FRANKLIN, IN 46131
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