Edward J. Simon Captain USMC (Ret), age 85, passed away Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Ed was born April 30, 1932 at Depauw, Indiana to the late Albert and Margie Atkins Simon.

He was a retired Marine after 22 years, serving in Korea and Vietnam. A
member of Saint Bernard Catholic Church, The Retired Officer Association, 1 st MARDIV Association, Marine Corps League, The Chosen Few, Marine Corps Mustang Association, Fleet Reserve Association, Marine Corps Association, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Korean War Veterans Association.

Also, preceding him in death were sibling, Maurice Simon and Step-son, Doug Crecelius.

Surviving are his wife, Joanna Bernetta Colin.

Children: Gary Simon (Carol), Andrew Simon, Joseph Simon and Kelly Lambert
(Jeff) all of Illinois.

Step-children: Ron Crecelius (Tina) of Corydon, IN, Glenn Crecelius (Rita) of Milltown,
IN, Janevera Rothenburger (Rob) of Shelbyville, KY,.

Grandchildren: Keith and Alena Simon.

Step grandchildren: Angela Krucek (David) of Connecticut, Mary Jane Cooper
(Michael) of New Albany, IN, Joshua Crecelius of Marengo, IN, Jesse Crecelius of Milltown, IN, Justin Crecelius, of Laconia, IN, Stephanie Tolbert (Will) of Prospect, KY,Jessica Smith, (Ryan) Shelbyville, KY, Casey Rothenburger of Shelbyville, KY, Raina Ross (Jim) of Clarksville, IN

3 Great Grandchildren and 12 Step-Great Grandchildren

Siblings: Frank Simon of Milltown, IN, Judy Warner (Maurice Deceased) of Alexandria, VA, Wilma Combs (Bernard) of Depauw, IN, Joan Hunter of Celestine, IN.

Funeral 11 A.M. Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Saint Bernard Catholic Church, 7600 Hwy 337 NW, Depauw, IN with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation 2 – 8 P.M. Friday and after 9 A.M. Saturday at Swarens Funeral Home, 1405 Hwy 64 NW, Ramsey, IN.