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John H. Cargo

April 11, 1951 February 5, 2020
John H. Cargo
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Obituary for John H. Cargo

John H. Cargo, age 68, of Winamac, passed away Wednesday, February 5, 2020. John was born April 11, 1951 in Valparaiso, Indiana to John L. Ruwersma and Lodema Mildred Ruwersma Cargo, both deceased. John attended the Grace Baptist Church in Plymouth where he taught Sunday School and filled in at the pulpit when needed. He enjoyed pastoring the New Hope Baptist Church in Knox for 25 years and had been a drywall contractor for 45 years. He enjoyed going to the Covered Bridge Festival and Antiqueing, but he especially enjoyed spending time with his family.
On February 14, 1976, in Knox, Indiana he married Mary Foerg, she survives. Also surviving are his children, Mike Cargo (Shenelle) of Knox and Beth Johnson (Tony) of Valparaiso, siblings, Helen Olsen (Glenn) of Kouts, Darrell Ruwersma of Texas, Joanne Atkins (Bill) of Texas, and Rose Evans (Steve) of Texas, half brothers and sisters, Ravina Lucas, Harold Ruwersma, Roger Ruwersma, Wendall Ruwersma and Adah Ruwersma Cirullo, and his grandchildren, Jarod and McKenna Cargo of Knox and Abigail, Ian and Wyatt Johnson of Valparaiso. He was preceded in death by his step-father, Martin “Bud” Cargo.
Funeral services will take place at the Grace Baptist Church in Plymouth on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 3:00pm (ET) with visitation two hours prior to services. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace Baptist Christian School, 1830 N. Michigan, Plymouth, IN 46563.


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Visitation

Saturday

8

Feb

1:00 PM 2/8/2020 1:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2/8/2020 3:00:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church

1830 N. Michigan
Plymouth, IN 46563

Grace Baptist Church
1830 N. Michigan Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

8

Feb

3:00 PM 2/8/2020 3:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2/8/2020 4:00:00 PM
Grace Baptist Church

1830 N. Michigan
Plymouth, IN 46563

Grace Baptist Church
1830 N. Michigan Plymouth 46563 IN
United States
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