Saturday, July 30th, 2011
Complete Obituary
Henry Shimanek
  Henry Carl Shimanek, 75, Portland, Ind., died July 28, 2011, at Jay County Hospital, Portland.
He was born Jan. 18, 1936, in Chicago, Ill., to Henry C. and Helen Dubois Shimanek. On Nov. 6, 1971, he married Harriette "Trudy" DeHaan, who survives.
Other survivors are four sons, Dan Shimanek, of California, David (Marianne) Shimanek, Cissna Park, Ill., Fred (Sylvia) Carrigan, Portland, and Joe (Penny) Carrigan, Portland; a daughter, Dawn (Richard) Dressel, Coldwater; a sister, Joann (Bill) Futrell, Manteno, Ill.; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
He worked for Teledyne Portland Forge for 22 years and retired in 1998. He attended Trinity United Methodist Church, Portland.
Services are 4 p.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Jason Rice officiating. Burial is at a later date at Green Park Cemetery, Portland.
Calling is 1-4 p.m. Monday at the church.
Condolences may be left at
Arrangements are being handled by Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home, Portland.
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