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James Robert Shei

September 22, 1947 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 74)


James Robert Shei, 74, of Hanna, Indiana passed away Wednesday, November 3, 2021.

James was born September 22, 1947, to Harold Les and Rose Mary (Mills) Shei. 

On July 24, 1970, James married Sherry Beahler.  James and Sherry were married for 51 years.  After High School he served in the US Army as a Sergeant.  He was employed with Co-Alliance (formally Ag-Reliance) and was a lifelong farmer.  He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wanatah, the American Legion, Post #472 in Hanna, and the DAV Chapter 102.

James is survived by his wife Sherry; a son, Jason Shei of Hanna, and daughter Jenifer (Randy) Filo of Hanna; his father, Harold Les Shei of Hanna; grandchildren, Sydney Shei, Sara Shei, Kylie Filo, Taylor Filo, Michael Filo, Andrew Shei; a brother, John (Connie) Shei of La Porte; and a sister, Mary Beth (Jerry) Harness of Hanna.  He was preceded in death by his mother.

Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Monday, November 8, 2021, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 9, 2021, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Wanatah.  Burial will follow at Hanna Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 204 N. Ohio Street, Wanatah, Indiana 46390.

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November 8, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Inc, Essling Chapel
1117 Indiana Avenue
La Porte, IN 46350

Mass of Christian Burial
November 9, 2021

10:00 AM
Sacred Heart Parish of Wanatah
204 N/ Ohio Street
Wanatah, IN 46390

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