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 âCondraâ 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 Principalâs Association and served on The Indiana Governorâs 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 âMathesonâ 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 Parkinsonâs Research.