Places

  • Elkhart is also known as: Elkhart County / Elkhart city.

  • Elkhart tourist attractions include: RV Hall of Fame and Hall of Heroes Museum.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Chuck Vinson (television director and television producer), Shawn Kemp (basketball player), Peter Reckell (actor), Ernie Jones (american football player), Lindsay Benko (swimmer), Greg Ladanyi (record producer), and Alec Purdie (soccer player).

History

The city is located 15 miles (24 km) east of South Bend, 70 miles (110 km) northwest of Fort Wayne, 110 miles (180 km) east of Chicago, and 150 miles (240 km) north of Indianapolis. The population was 50,949 at the 2010 census. Despite the shared name, it is not the county seat of Elkhart County; that position is held by the city of Goshen, located about 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Elkhart. At the beginning of the 19th century, the area now known as Elkhart was mainly inhabited by the Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi Indian tribes. In 1829, the Village of Pulaski was established, consisting of a Post Office, mill, and a few houses on the north side of the St. Joseph River. Two years later, Dr. Havilah Beardsley moved westward from Ohio and purchased one square mile of land from Pierre Moran (a half French, half Native American Potawatomi Chief) in order to establish a...

The official website for the city of Elkhart is http://www.elkhartindiana.org/.

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Elkhart Obituaries

It was noted by The Beacon News on May 16th, 2016 that Norma I Smith (Gleason) died in Oswego, Illinois.  Ms. Smith was 94 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Norma I's life.

It was revealed by Kalamazoo Gazette on May 15th, 2016 that Delores Lella Dorner (Johnson) died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Dorner was 85 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Delores Lella's life.

It was disclosed on March 16th, 2016 that William S Slimak died in Elkhart, Indiana.  Slimak was 68 years old and was born in Chicago, IL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor William S's life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on March 4th, 2016 that Mary Josephine Hageman (Moreno) passed on in Pasco, Washington.  Ms. Hageman was 89 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Mary Josephine's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on February 16th, 2016 that Sandra Leola Huffman (Barfell) died in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  Ms. Huffman was 75 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Sandra Leola's life.

It was reported on January 31st, 2016 that Larry E Goodman died in White House, Tennessee.  Goodman was 68 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Larry E's life.

It was noted on January 31st, 2016 that Larry E Goodman passed on in White House, Tennessee.  Goodman was 68 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Larry E's life.

It was revealed on January 21st, 2016 that Austin E Jackson passed away in Elkhart, Indiana.  Jackson was 22 years old and was born in Kalamazoo, MI.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Austin E's life.

It was revealed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on January 10th, 2016 that Kenneth Chandler perished in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.  Chandler was 98 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Kenneth's life.

It was reported by Kalamazoo Gazette on January 7th, 2016 that David Floyd Rentfrow perished in Three Rivers, Michigan.  Rentfrow was 74 years old and was born in Elkhart, IN.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor David Floyd's life.

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Cemeteries in Elkhart

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Elkhart Cemetery Department
400 James St
Elkhart, IN 46516

Elkhart Cemetery News

Rotarians sponsor care package drive for soldiers
ELKHART -- A local club is providing a chance to support deployed ... The Morning Rotary Club will also have a collection bin set up outside Rice Cemetery starting at 11 a.m. Thursday. The club will be accepting care package donations through Nov. 22.
http://www.etruth.com/Know/News/Story.aspx?ID=527438

Mary L. Wade, 78
Wade of Elkhart; 2 step-daughters: Joni Roysden (Gregg Carvel ... Burial will follow in Gardens of Memory Cemetery. If you would like to sign the online guest book and send condolences to the family, you may do so by visiting http://www ...
http://www.thestarpress.com/article/20101107/OBITUARIES/11070358/1023

Kelli Jo Coley Eagan
Kelli is the beloved daughter of Don and Jan Behrens, sister of Steve (Savay) and Wendy (Patrick) Brittan and the daughter-in-law of Jean Harlow Coley of Elkhart, Ind ... Interment will be at St. Mary's Cemetery. The funeral service will be Monday, 11 a.m ...
http://www.postbulletin.com/newsmanager/templates/localnews_story.asp?z=5&a=477532

Bulletin Board for Nov. 1-7
Call 522-1479 for location. The Adamsville Cemetery Association will have its annual meeting at 7 p.m. at the Hope United Methodist church, Elkhart Road and May Street, Edwardsburg, Mich. For more information contact Arlene Chew: 269-699-7388. Elkhart High ...
http://www.etruth.com/Know/News/Story.aspx?ID=526749

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City of Elkhart, Indiana ~ Rice Cemetery
The Official Website of the City of Elkhart, Indiana ... He is buried in Rice Cemetery where only a small stone inscribed James Addison Rice 1855-1923 marks his grave. ...
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