Date of death: 1/5/2017

Saint Meinrad Class: SPH 1953

Silas W. Spaulding, age 83, of Jasper, Indiana, passed away at 3:12 a.m. on Thursday (January 5, 2017) at Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper, Indiana.Silas was born at Alfordsville, Indiana on October 4, 1933 to William and Catherine (Colvin) Spaulding. He married Beverly Batchelor on Oct 1, 1961 St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Washington, Indiana.Silas retired from DMI in Ferdinand, Indiana for many years. After retirement he worked in security at Jasper Engines.He was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Jasper.He enjoyed collections coins as a hobbies, involved in original Dubois County Coin Club. Also was an organizer in the development of the Patoka Valley Center in Jasper.SurvivingWife,Beverly A. Spaulding, Jasper, INDaughter,Kim Street, Jasper, INSon,Ron Spaulding and wife Sue, Jasper, INFour granddaughters and four great grandchildren.Five sisters,Margaret Bridgewater, Loogootee, INClaire Batchelor, Plainfield, INMartha Cox, KYMary Beasley, Bedford, INCarolyn Blake, Bedford, INTwo brothersJames Spaulding and wife (Luella), Washington, INTony Spaulding and wife Lorna, Mitchell, INPreceding him in death is one daughter Sherri Spaulding,. Four sister Pat Crane, Louise Wheeler, Elivna Spaulding and Rose Mary Robinson. 2 brother, Frank Spaulding and Joe Spaulding