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Obituaries

July 3, 2014

Jacob Daniel Calvin

KEMPTON — Deputy Jacob Daniel Calvin, 31, Kempton, passed away Saturday, June 28, 2014, from injuries sustained in a car accident in the line of duty.

Born Dec. 31, 1982, in Lafayette, he was the son of Dan J. (Karla) Calvin and Penny L. (John) Williams Visser. He graduated from Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School in 2001.

Jacob served in the U.S. Air Force and was stationed in Iraq. He worked six years in military police (MP). After his discharge, he graduated from Lincoln Technical Institute in 2009.

For the past two and a half years, Jacob has worked as a deputy for the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department. He was said to be “living his dream.”

Jacob was a member of the Kempton Volunteer Fire Department and was a trained EMT. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P.), Masonic Lodge, and a past member of FFA and 4-H. He was also a member of the Flora First Christian Church.

Surviving with his parents are his fiancé, Samantha J. Hawkins of Kempton; paternal grandparents, Robert and Anna Marie Calvin; step-paternal grandparents, Richard and LaVerne VonAhrens; a brother, Luke (Lea Andria) Calvin; a stepsister, Victoria Visser; a stepbrother, Zach Visser; and three nephews, Dakota, Evan and Emmett.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Jr. and Carol Evans and Dave and Elizabeth Williams.

Funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at Carroll Jr.-Sr. High School in Flora with Pastor Woody Slade and Pastor Steve Cole officiating. Burial with police and military honors will follow at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Flora.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the school.

Memorials in Jacob’s name may be made to the Indiana Concerns of Police Survivors or Howard County Humane Society. Arrangements are entrusted to Genda Funeral Home Reinke Chapel, Flora.

Online condolences may be directed to www.gendafuneralhome.com.

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