Services To Be Held For Two Prominent Starke County Residents

Funeral services will be held for two prominent Starke County residents today.

Seventy-three year old Bill Schacht was a lifetime resident of North Judson, where he raised his family and made a living farming, excavating and trucking. He was one of the original founders of the North Judson Jaycees. Schacht retired after 20 years from both the North Judson-San Pierre School Board and the Starke Memorial Hospital Board. Services will be held at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.

Services will also be held today at 11 a.m. for Ray Short, 80, of North Judson. Short worked his whole life as a carpenter alongside his son, Bill, and he was a Starke County Commissioner for eight years as well as a Starke County Councilman for 12 years. Services will be held at 11 a.m. at the Knox United Methodist Church.