Nadine Virginia Kirkpatrick, a longtime resident of New Castle, passed away on Friday, October 23.2020 at her home in Raintree Square. She was born March 4,1921 in Huntingburg, Indiana to Robert and Pearl Thacker.
She attended Jasper High School and Indiana University East. She taught at Indiana University East, The University if Wisconsin, and Ball State University. Nadine founded the New Castle School’s Food Service in the 1950’s retiring in 1983. She remained passionate about making sure every child was fed. She served as president of the Indiana School Food Service Association and spent many hours on Capitol Hill Lobbying for school food funding.
After her retirement from New Castle Schools she became Director of the New Castle Henry County Chamber of Commerce for four years where she started The Visitor’s Bureau, The Ambassador’s Club, and The Leadership Academy.
Nadine was a member of the Kappa Delta Phi Society, Altrusa, The American Businesswomen’s Association, The Indiana School Food Service Association, and a seventy-seven-year member of the South Memorial Drive Church of God,
She received the Danielson Humanitarian Award as well as The Legendary Raintree County Service Award and the New Castle Chamber of Commerce Women’s Division Woman of the Year.
She was preceded in death by her second husband, Clyde Kirkpatrick, as well as her first husband, N. Clifton Weisheit,, also an infant son, Clifton Weisheit Jr, a sister Edith Judy and husband Oscar, a sister Sylvia Sermersheim and husband Denny, a niece Janice Lavarnway, a son-in-law, Richard Schulte, step-son Jack Kirkpatrick, and a step -daughter, Linda McCutchen, step-grandsons Jeff and Doug Durman and Lenard McCutchen and James Blackburn.
Nadine is survived by her daughter, Beth Schulte, her son Allen (Carole) Weisheit, three granddaughters, Nicole (Chad) Gernand, Julie (Michael) Chickillo, Anna (Philip) Reinert, seven great grandchildren, Laura Gernand, Joel Gernand, Giovanna Chickillo, Vincent Chickillo, Jasper Chickillo, William Reinert, and Robert Reinert and nephews Jim (Donna) Judy, Mike (Mary Ann) Sermersheim and niece Dana Smith, great nephews Jeff Stoffer, and Brian (Jennifer) Judy, great nieces Suzanne (Gary) Feaster, Jayne Stoffer and Jennie Owens. Stepchildren Paul Kirkpatrick, Claude (Trudy) Kirkpatrick, Joyce Durman, Nancy Driver, and Judy Hites. Step-Grandchildren Stacy Kirkpatrick, Dana Beth Kirkpatrick, Roger (Jennifer)r Kirkpatrick, Shane (Kelly} Kirkpatrick, Charlie (Andrea) Driver, Stephanie Moe, Brenda (Glen) Bridwell, Carol (Jeff) Emminger, Barbara (Rick) Watkins, David (Traci) Kirkpatrick, Brian (Sherrie) Kirkpatrick, Brenda Kirk, Chad Hites, Laurie (Steve) French, Mike (Hearther) Hites, Theresa (Gene) King, Sue Garner, and Robin Hammer.
The family would like to thank the Raintree Square staff for their amazing love and care of our mother, as well as Henry County Hospice for helping her through her final hours.
Calling will be 11:00AM to noon, Saturday, October 31 at the South Memorial Drive Church of God. The service will follow with Pastor Chris Gammello officiating. Burial will follow at the South Mound Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial contributions be made to The Henry County Community Foundation or The South Memorial Drive Church of God.
The service will be streamed online through the Church website.
Due to the Covid 19 Virus mask will be mandatory and social distancing will be practiced.
Arrangements by Macer-Hall Marcum & Moffitt Funeral Home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.MacerHall.com Directors and staff are honored to serve the family of Mrs. Kirkpatrick.