90 year old, Meredith ‘Douglas’ Whitaker, of Wheatfield, passed away August 19, 2022.
On June 20, 1932, Doug, was born to Walter and Della (Brown) Whitaker, in Rensselear, Indiana. Doug attended Kniman school. He served in the U.S. Army. He was a welder. He married the love of his life, Nora J. Miller on August 9, 1958, in Francesville, Indiana. He was a member of the Wheatfield American Legion #406, and Teamsters #297. He also liked to golf and build birdhouses. He made sure the golf carts were clean and charged.
Douglas is survived by his children: Michael (Susan) Stark, Steve Stark, Jack (Colleen) Stark, David (Mary) Whitaker, 5 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and siblings: Jodora Kerns, Booten’ Wallace (Kay) Whitaker, Frances (Alan) Irvine, Larry Whitaker, and Ora Davis.
Douglas was preceded in death by his parents, wife: Nora, sister: Alberta Howard.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 at the Boersma Funeral Home, 90 E. Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Services for Douglas will take place at the Wheatfield Pentecostal Church, Wheatfield, Indiana, at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 24, 2022. Interment will follow at the Wheatfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Pentecostal Church Picnic Pavilion.