June 16, 2013

Jack L. Shinn


---- — Jack L. Shinn, 83, Logansport, passed away at 10:40 a.m. Thursday, June 13, 2013, at his residence surrounded by his family.

Born Feb. 25, 1930, in Logansport, he was the son of the late Vernia and Elizabeth (Berkshire) Shinn. On June 14, 1952, he married JoAnn “Jennie” Scagnoli. She preceded him in death Sept. 2, 2010.

He was a 1948 Logansport High School graduate. Jack was also a U.S. Army veteran.

He retired from Honeywell Inc., where he was employed for more than 30 years. Jack was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus and the Logansport Elks. He formerly attended St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Fort Wayne.

He enjoyed golfing, traveling and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his children, Elizabeth A. Wasalaski (Larry) of Novi, Mich., Richard A .Shinn (Janet) of Fort Wayne, John J. Shinn of Trabuco Canyon, Calif. and Jeffrey V. Shinn of Logansport; grandchildren, Kristen A. Wasalaski of Port Huron, Mich., Carrie E. Jarco (Steven) of West Bloomfield, Mich., Alan R. Shinn of Fort Wayne, Jessica L. Shinn of Fort Wayne, Rachel E. Shinn of Fort Wayne, Kelly J. Wasalaski of Novi, Mich. and Madison B. Shinn of Everett, Wash.; great-grandchildren, Hailey E. Jarco and Sidney J. Jarco of West Bloomfield, Mich.; brother-in-law, Frank Scagnoli (Kay) of Logansport; and sisters-in-law, Martha Scagnoli, Edith Hildebrandt (Alan), Julia Baker and Josephine “JoJo” Moore (Don), all of Logansport.

Graveside services with military rites will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 29, at Mount Hope Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday at Marocco-Rans Funeral Chapel and Cremation Service.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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