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Walter C. Overdorf

April 20, 1933 — October 20, 2022

Walter C. Overdorf, 89 of Cicero passed away on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. Walt was born on April 20, 1933 in Tipton County to Clyde & Mary (McLaughlin) Overdorf. He married Darlene Downing on April 5, 1953 and they enjoyed over 69 years of marriage.

During his lifetime Walt had many jobs including working at Overdorf Motors, Kaiser Fertilizer and for the Hamilton Heights School Corporation. He was a graduate of Tipton High School in the class of 1951. Walt was a lifetime member of the Tipton First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon and Elder.

Walt served in the US Army during the Korean War from 1953 – 55. He was a member of the Cicero V.F.W. Post #8756 and the Cicero American Legion Post #341.

Walt is survived by his wife and their three children, Jill Leach, Cicero, Bradley Overdorf, Noblesville and Wade Overdorf and wife Rhonda, Cicero; one brother, Bruce Overdorf and wife Mindy, Tipton and one sister, Becky Carson and husband Erron of Wisconsin. He also has seven grandchildren, Beth Cline, John Leach, Allen Overdorf, Stephen Overdorf, Joe Overdorf, Elizabeth Ann Davis and Rachel Netherton and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Whisler and two brothers, Allen and Jerry Overdorf and a son-in-law Don Leach.

Funeral services for Walt will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Monday, October 24 at the First Presbyterian Church in Tipton with Pastor Phil Votaw presiding. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery with military honors by the US Army and the Cicero VFW military rites team. Visitation will be 12:00 Noon Monday until the time of the service. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is assisting the Overdorf family with Walt’s arrangements.

Memorial contributions in honor of Walt may be made to the Cicero VFW, 50 Washington Avenue, Cicero, Indiana, 46034 or the First Presbyterian Church, 200 W. Jefferson Street, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

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