|Birth: ||Oct. 18, 1928|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 2012|
Ivan V. Alsop, 83, of New Harmony, passed away Saturday, February 11, 2012, at his home, with his family at his side.
He retired from D.K. Parker Co. as General Manager and served as Harmony Township Trustee/Assessor and New Harmony School Board for 20 years. He was instrumental in the building of the new school in New Harmony and was deeply saddened with the decision to close the school at the end of this school year. He graduated from New Harmony High School and considered New Harmony as "The Garden Spot of the World".
He was a member of the New Harmony Kiwanis, Arctic Masonic Lodge #394, New Harmony's Workingmen's Institute, Johnson United Methodist Church and a former member of the New Harmony Fire Dept.
He was preceded in death by his son, Gary; his parents, Cortland and Juna Mounts Alsop; sisters, Beulah Wilkinson, Imogene Hallam, Margie Grabert; brother, Glenn Alsop; daughter-in-law, Caren Alsop; and brother-in-law, Lynn Cleveland.
He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Rosemary; daughters, Pat (Bill) Wilson and Melissa (Donnie) Peerman; sons, Jim (Judy) Alsop and Steve Alsop; 12 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and another great-grandchild due February 27, 2012; brother, Don (Virginia) Alsop; his faithful dog, Huggles; many nieces and nephews and many great friends with whom he's enjoyed great times and "danced a million miles."
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 15, 2012, at Ribeyre Gymnasium, with burial in Maple Hill Cemetery in New Harmony.
Friends may call at Werry Funeral Home-New Harmony Chapel on Tuesday, February 14, 2012, from 2 until 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 9 a.m. until service time at the Gymnasium.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ribeyre Gymnasium Restoration Group, P.O. Box 162, New Harmony, Indiana 47631; or to New Harmony Fire Department, P.O. Box 121, New Harmony, Indiana 47631.
Published in Courier Press on February 13, 2012
Cortland Sedric Alsop (1900 - 1983)
Juna Myrtle Virginia Mounts Alsop (1904 - 1982)
Gary Wayne Alsop (1952 - 1956)*
Maple Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Mar 06, 2013
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