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Joseph "Mike" Jarboe

August 15, 1951 May 24, 2020
Joseph "Mike" Jarboe
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Joseph “Mike” Jarboe
August 15, 1951 to May 24, 2020
Joe Jarboe of Bass Lake Indiana passed away on Saturday, May 24, 2020. He leaves to cherish their wonderful memories his wife of 28 years, Jan. His daughters Krissy (Scott) Kosco, Angie (Steve) Ciric, stepfamily, Missy (Bob) Carrico, Brian (Cheryl) Pemberton and Geoff (Christine) Pemberton. His siblings Mark (Mary) Jarboe, Paul Jarboe, Callie (Chris) Ludwig, Lori (Mike) Mastin, Susie (Tim) Simerly, brother-in-law Kevin (Linda) Williams. Also surviving are his six grandchildren, Jenna and JT Kosko, Bronson and Harper Ciric, Chad Carrico and Ashley Carrico Mark. Six Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Kevin. Joe was born in Rushville Indiana to Joseph H. and Marguerite Edwards Jarboe, known as “Mike” to his family, he was schooled at St. Mary’s and Rushville High School, holds the degree of Bachelor of Science in Business with Distinction and the degree of Master of Science in Business Administration from Indiana University of South Bend.
After 16 years, Joe recently retired from Kosciusko Community Hospital where he held the position of Vice President of Human Resources. In the twenty years prior he worked as a Director, Human Resources at several hospitals across the country and was a board member at many community programs. Joe played sports from his grade school years though adult years, baseball, softball, and golf. Then he turned to enjoying his family, being our grill master, playing his guitars, boating, lake life, Indy Carb Days, and attending classic rock concerts. He was the best at classic rock music and sports trivia. Joe was the quiet guy that only spoke up when he thought we needed a confident right answer or a zinger. We will miss our Joe (Grandpa Joe) but God had other plans for him. Services will be held Saturday, May 30, 2020.
M.C. Smith Funeral Home, 153 E. Washington Street, Knox IN 46534
Public Viewing from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Central Time (12:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Time)
A Private Family Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 PM Central time (2:00 PM Eastern Time).
In respect to his mourners we ask that you social distance and wear a face mask.
The Family has requested No flowers or plants, if you would like to remember Joe, please send a contribution to the Elkhart County Hospice House, 22579 Old US 20 East, Elkhart Indiana 46516 or charity of your choice.

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11:00 AM 5/30/2020 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 5/30/2020 1:00:00 PM
MC Smith Funeral Home

153 E. Washington St
Knox, IN 46534

MC Smith Funeral Home
153 E. Washington St Knox 46534 IN
United States
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