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Delores E. Wilcox Smessaert

July 23, 1931 December 20, 2017
Delores E. Wilcox Smessaert
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Delores Evelyn Wilcox Smessaert, formerly of Griffith, IN, passed away peacefully in Tipton, IN on December 20th, 2017. Delores was born on July 23rd, 1931, and was preceded in death by her father Clyde L. Wilson, mother Delpha Wilson, first husband Eugene Wilcox, second husband Richard Smessaert, and sister Leota Marsh. Delores will be greatly missed by her children: son Woodrow Wilcox of Schererville, IN; son David (Rachel) Wilcox of Greentown, IN; daughter Dawn Luck of Tucson, AZ; and daughter Eileen (John) Felix of Crystal Lake, IL. She will also be missed by her seven grandchildren: Daniel (Megan) Wilcox of Kokomo, IN; Nicole (Christopher) Bush of Carmel, IN; Joseph Wilcox of Lafayette, IN; Emily Wilcox of Greentown, IN; April Luck of Tucson, AZ; Eugene Felix and James Felix of Crystal Lake, IL; and by her three great-grandchildren: Weston Bush and Jared Bush of Carmel, IN; and Aiden Wilcox of Kokomo, IN.
Delores earned a bachelor’s degree from DePauw University and a master’s degree from Indiana State University in music education, and taught music for many years in the Lake Central, Kouts, and East Chicago school systems. She was an active member of her community as former president of the Griffith Historical Society and longtime member of First Christian Church. Delores will be remembered for her love of family and music.
Viewing will be at Fagen-Miller Funeral Home at 2828 Highway Avenue in Highland, IN from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM on December 27th, 2017. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM at the same location. Afterwards, burial will be at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens at 8178 Cline Avenue in Schererville, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the Griffith Historical Society


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Visitation

Wednesday

27

Dec

9:00 AM 12/27/2017 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 12/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - Highland

2828 Highway Avenue
Highland, IN 46322

Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - Highland
2828 Highway Avenue Highland 46322 IN
United States

Service

Wednesday

27

Dec

11:00 AM 12/27/2017 11:00:00 AM
Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - Highland

2828 Highway Avenue
Highland, IN 46322

Fagen Miller Funeral Homes - Highland
2828 Highway Avenue Highland 46322 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

711 W 77th Ave
Schererville, IN 46375

711 W 77th Ave Schererville 46375 IN
United States
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