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Keith Wortinger

Keith Wortinger, age 64, of Dubois, Indiana passed away August 3rd, 2012  at his residence in Dubois, Indiana.

He was born on December 2nd, 1947 in Orange County, Indiana to Arthur Wortinger and Edna “Condra“ Wortinger.

He married Joanne Matheson on August 24th, 1968 and she survives.

He graduated from Springs Valley High School with the Class of 1965. After High School he attended and graduated  Union College on a basketball scholarship in Barbourville, Kentucky. He then obtained his Masters Degree from Western Michigan University.

He started his career teaching math at Central Middle School in South Haven Michigan, then became Assistant Principal at Tippecanoe Valley High School in Mentone, Indiana. He then moved to Dubois, Indiana and became the Principal of Dubois Middle School.

Keith was also a member of the National Principal’s Association and served on The Indiana Governor’s Task Force of Education.

He enjoyed playing golf, basketball, tennis, and coin collecting.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

He  is survived by:

Wife     Joanne “Matheson” Wortinger                   Dubois, Indiana

(1) Son     LTC Brian Wortinger and wife Heather Fort Knox, Kentucky

(1) Daughter    Heather Boyle and husband Tim Geneva, Illinois

(1) Brother     Dennis Wortinger Shoals, Indiana

(3)  Sisters     Kathleen King French Lick, Indiana
    Loretta Pinnick Chadwick, Illinois
    Karen Brewer Bedford, Indiana

(3) Grandchildren Noah, Owen, and Josephine

Funeral services will be Monday, August 6th, 2012 at 4:00pm in the chapel of the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home French Lick, Indiana. Friends may call on Monday, August 6th, 2012 from 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Brosmer-Kemple Funeral Home.

Pastor Timothy Kraemer will officiate.

Burial will be at the Mount Lebanon Cemetery in French Lick, Indiana.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research.

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Joanne, we are thinking and praying for you and your family.

Kathy Buschkoetter Aug 6 2012 12:00 AM

Joanne & family

You have my deepest sympathy at the death of Keith.  May God Bless you at this time.

Ellen Fuhrman

Ellen Fuhrman Aug 6 2012 12:00 AM

My heartfelt prayers go out to the Wortingers.

Richard Mathena Aug 5 2012 12:00 AM