Andrew J. Eberwein, 87, of Bainbridge, died Saturday, April 26, 2014, at the Community North Hospital in Indianapolis.
He was the son of the now late Samuel D. and Mary Katheryn Price Eberwein. Andrew was born in Jennings County on April 8, 1927. He graduated from the Lebanon High School and was honorably discharged from the United States Army, having served with the Air Corps in Italy. Andrew married Evelyn Elizabeth Tharp on April 24, 1948, in Indianapolis. This year they celebrated their 66-year union in marriage. After the Army, Andrew started driving a tanker truck for the Refiners Transport Company. He worked for 34 1/2 years and then purchased a family farm.
Survivors include his wife; daughter, Kathy Lyn Morrical of North Salem; siblings, Jesse (Beverly) Eberwein of Florida, Elsie Bevington of Lebanon and Leonard (Bonnie) Eberwein of Plainfield; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Alan Eberwein, and brother-in-law, Mervin Bevington.
Family and friends will gather from 4 until 8 p.m. today, April 29, in the Porter Funeral Home, North Salem Chapel, 6 S. California St., North Salem. The Rev. Ann Spahr will officiate his funeral service at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 30, in the funeral home. Mr. Eberwein will be laid to rest in the Roachdale Cemetery, where military rites will be presented.
Online condolences may be made at www.robertporterfuneralhome.com.