Fred  Elmore


Fred Elmore was born August 1, 1943, at home in Bloomingdale, Indiana. His parents were Eva Christine and Charles Philip Elmore.
Fred was the youngest of 5 children, Betty, John, David, and Clotine. He graduated from Turkey Run High School and enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1960 at Great Lakes Naval Base. He received training as a medic during his naval service and also worked as an orthopedic hospital orderly in Springfield, Missouri, and authored a pamphlet for Lester E. Cox Medical Center Orthopedics. He then worked as an operating room technician at Lakeview Memorial Hospital in Danville, Illinois.
He is survived by his wife Rose Martinez Elmore, who resides in Terre Haute; they were married 10 years. Fred has 1 daughter, Shari Dawn Elmore; and 2 sons, Michael Phillip Elmore and Manny Monarez; 2 grandsons, Marcus Anthony Elmore and Michael Philip Elmore; Michael's daughter, Giavanna Valentina Rose (Fred's granddaughter); Manny's daughters (Fred's granddaughters and his great-grandson), Destinni Monarez, Alexis Monarez, and M'Kayla Monarez; and great-grandson, Jason Monarez.
He had 2 stepchildren, Yvette Morgan of Terre Haute and her husband Brent Morgan; and their children, Kristen and Vance Martinez and Ryder Morgan, Suzette Burakiewicz from Greenwood, Indiana, and her husband Matt, and their daughter Elaina.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters and a brother (David, Mary Clotine and Betty).
He enjoyed fishing, guns, Western movies and Dallas Cowboys. We loved his sweet dogs, Bentley and Katie; and enjoyed working in his shop making birdhouses.
A celebration of life for Fred will be held on Sunday, July 14th, at The Bridge Church starting at 2:00 PM.
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Published on July 9, 2019
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Matt and Suzette Burakiewicz
Jul 13, 2019
We will miss you Fred, thank you for everything you did for our family. You were always so nice to us all. I will cherish everything you made for us. Rest in heaven, we love you!!