Katherine Baker Sheetz family

Children of Morris and Katherine Baker Sheetz:
james, carolyn, harry, marlene, michael, marshall

James Nelson sheetz

James Sheetz in 1958 at Valparaiso Technical Institute
Married Janice LaVerne Trowbridge in Cleveland) at First Baptist Church in East Cleveland
Samantha Ann Johnson

Jan and Jim with Jeremy 8 1/2, Jason 7, Samantha 5

Jim went to Valparaiso Technical Institute 1957 to 1960. He graduated in Feb. of 1960. It was a five semester (18 weeks per semester) Associate Degree program.

Carolyn graduated in 1960 from Methodist Hospital School of Nursing
Carolyn Louise (Kuespert) sheetz

Tom & Carolyn Sheetz
Kuespert wed at Salem E.U.B. Church in Bremen, IN

Tom Kuespert, Indiana State Police 1968

Patricia Diane (Kuespert) Speedy; Laura Eileen (Kuespert) Thompson; Denise Erin (Kuespert) Freeman

Harry Allen sheetz

Stationed in Alaska 1965

Harry married Karen Perdiue
Joel, adopted son; Brittany Dawn and Chelsey Rae Shepherd

Harry soloed two aircraft on his 16th birthday. Upon graduation from high school, he worked for his Uncle Eldridge at the Warsaw Airport. He flew for Barth Motor Homes, Zimmer Manufacturing, and DePuy Orthopedics in Warsaw. He has accumulated over 17,000 flight hours and is a flight instructor, as well as continuing to work for DePuy in the aviation department. He served in Alaska in the U.S. Army in the late 1960s.

Twins Michael & Marlene
Bremen High School Graduation 1964

Marlene kay (Evans) sheetz

Marlene is employed by the U.S. Postal Service in Goshen. Her hobbies include gardening, sewing, decorating, and helping her husband Max recover from multiple injuries caused by all his accidents. Along with caring for the bionic man, she enjoys the activities of her seven  grandchildren.

Married Max Glenn Evans

Marcia Renee (Goodman);
Melissa Ann (Sanchez);
Marc Allen

Michael Lee sheetz

Mike graduated from Purdue with a B.S. degree in agricultural education 1969 and with an M.S. degree in secondary education 1977, teaching at Fairfield and New Prairie High Schools. Mike and Dixie were Bremen H.S. sweethearts. She graduated from Manchester College with a B.S. degree in elementary education. In November of 2002, Mike became an investment representative with Edward Jones in Nappanee. He taught S.S. at Nappanee Missionary Church for 20 years and is in charge of Wings & Wheels at the Nappanee Apple Festival. In August of 2006 Mike fulfilled his life-long dream and soloed in an airplane. His flight instructor was brother Harry.

Mike & Dixie Pittman Sheetz
wed at Salem
Methodist Church in Bremen
Suzanna Lee (Dodds)


Marshall Ray sheetz

Marshall, aka "Gumby"

Marshall served two tours in the U.S. Air Force as an MP with a canine unit, providing perimeter protection of air force bases in Vietnam. He farmed with his dad before on various manufacturing jobs around Marshall Co. He was named after Drs. Marshall Stine and Otis Ray Bowen in Bremen.

Marshall & Christine (Linderman) Sheetz wed in Bremen; Marshall wed
Julie Ann Avery Glasson Sheetz.

Adam Ray Sheetz;
Eric Matthew Sheetz;
Jennifer Nicole Sheetz

photo gallery of the family of morris and katherine sheetz

Morris and Katherine 7/29/1934 at Lake Wawasee, engaged

Married September 13, 1936

Home on the Farm in 1953 (cars belong to Hugh and Eldridge;
Sheetz/Benson Guernsey herd)

Back row: Lynn Ann Benson next to Harry Sheetz;
Micky and Marlene Sheetz, Walter Benson, Gary Reinoehl
taken at Grandma and Grandpa Reinoehl's house in South Bend, 125 E. Donald St.

Katherine feeding pet lamb; on trip to Florida

Family picture at Culver Reunion in 1957. Front: Mike, Marlene, Katherine, Marshall
Back: Jim, Harry, Morris; (Carolyn was at school in Indianapolis)

Easter Sunday 1959: James, Morris, Harry, Carolyn, Katherine,
Michael, Marlene, Marshall Sheetz

Sheetz Family 1961
Back from left: Jimmy, Harry, Marlene, Mike
Front from left: Marshall, Morris, Katherine, Carolyn

Family picnic at Benson's in 1968; Harry, Marlene, Morris, Jim, Carolyn,
Marshall, Katherine, Mike

Baker Reunion August 2006: Harry, Carolyn, Jim, Marlene, Mike
(Marshall not pictured)
Harry, Carolyn, Mike, Marlene, Marshall at Baker Reunion 8/8/2010 (Jim absent)

 9/14/1985 Katherine and Morris at grand-daughter Patti Kuespert's wedding
to Mark Speedy (Carolyn Sheetz and Tom Kuespert's daughter)

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