Eli Skorich

February 21, 1921 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 97)


Eli Skorich of Clinton and formerly of Blanford, Indiana


Time of Death:  10:50 AM

Date of Death: October 26, 2018

Place of Death: Vermillion Convalescent Center          

Date of Birth:  February 21, 1921

Place of Birth: Vigo County, Indiana

Parents: Mike Skorich and Helen Cvetkovich Skorich

Employment: Retired from South Vermillion School Corp. Owned and operated Sinclair Station in Blanford, Indiana

Memberships: Blanford Sportsman Club and American Legion Post 140.  

Military Service: U.S. Army, W.W. II

Marriage Date: January 1, 1950 to Angeline Perona

Preceded in Death by:


Wife; Angeline “Buddy” Skorich (10/10/2013)

3 Brothers; Joe Skorich, Mich Skorich and Stevie Skorich 

3 Sisters; Mildred Allen, Sophie Venardi and Mary Iacoli


2 Daughters: Elaine Somerville and her husband William of Hillsdale, Indiana

                      Mary Helen Weisheit and her husband Doug of Rockville, Indiana

1 Son: Paul Skorich and his wife Laura of Acton, California

7 Grandchildren, Brian (Molly) Somerville, Jennifer (Sean) Bergstrom, Anna Marie (Aaron)Dietrich, Andrew Weisheit, Jessica (Justin) Hillemann, Jacqueline Skorich and Eli James Skorich

8 Great grandchildren: Will, Miles and Dean Somerville, Rylee, Skyler, and Anthony Hillemann and Grace and Madeline Bergstrom

Sister-in-law; Dolores Spitz of Wisconsin

Several nieces and nephews

Service Time: Honoring his request private services will be conducted

Minister:  Pastor Steve Vitaniemi

Place of Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park

Visitation: No visitation

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