Earl O. Teske, 93

Earl O. Teske, 93, lifelong farmer from Medaryville, IN passed away at 2:00 AM Friday, July 17, 2020 at Beehive Memory Care in Lafayette, IN.  Earl was born on June 24, 1927 in North Judson, IN (the youngest of five children) to Ernest J. and Helen D. [Hartkopf] Teske.  He attended school through the 8th grade at Blue Sea School in Cass Township. 

Earl was a member of St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Medaryville, and he enjoyed spending time at the West Side Senior Center in Medaryville.  Earl enjoyed fox hunting and was known as “Fox Hunter” on the radio.   He was a talented singer and often sang in the Medaryville Potato Festival and in church.

Earl will be missed by those who knew and loved him.


He was preceded in death by:

Ernest J. and Helen D. [Hartkopf] Teske, Parents

Alvera A. Teske, Sister

Norma D. Teske, Sister

Erna H. Teske, Sister

Robert E. “Bert” Teske, Brother


Visitation will be from 4-7 PM EDT Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.

Graveside Services will be held at 10 AM EDT Thursday, July 23, 2020 at St. Mark’s Cemetery in Medaryville, IN with Pastor Tom Woodley Officiating. 

Burial will take place at St. Mark’s Cemetery in Medaryville, IN.

Memorial Contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Lutheran Church or the West Side Senior Center.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.

In keeping with guidance from our local health department and out of an abundance of concern for everyone’s well-being, guests are encouraged to wash or sanitize their hands, maintain a social distance, and wear a mask (if able).

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