Walter E. "Luke" Ingham

Born: Mon., Jan. 28, 1935
Died: Tue., May 8, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

Memorial Service

4:00 PM Sat., May 12, 2018
Location: Shirley & Stout
Lincoln Road Chapel

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Walter E. "Luke" Ingham Sr., 83, Kokomo, passed away Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Golden Living Center in Kokomo. He was born Jan. 28, 1935, in Ellenville, New York, the son of the late Thomas and Ruth (Tuffard) Ingham. On July 24, 1955, he married Kathryn Jean Schoonmaker, who preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2007.

Luke was a 1953 graduate of Ellenville High School. He served with the United States Air Force and the United States Army. He worked as a salesman for Freskeeto Frozen Foods and Price Right Trailer Sales.    He enjoyed golfing, camping, Disney trips, and was a collector of old memorabilia.  

Luke is survived by his children, Walter and Tammy Ingham, Kokomo, and Debe and Toby DeAngelo, North Carolina; grandchildren, Gregory Michael Ingham, New York, Lauren Nicole Ingham, Kokomo, Bryan Pyle, Kokomo, and Brittany Pyle, Kokomo; siblings, Phillip Ingham, Millicent "Millie" Giammichele, and Bob Ingham, all of New York; and several nieces and nephews.

Luke was preceded in death by his parents, wife, and son, Thomas Walter Ingham.

A memorial service will be 4 p.m. Saturday, May 12, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Pastor Paul Sutherland officiating. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in Luke's memory to Cops for Kids or Guardian Angel Hospice Foundation. Messages of condolence may be left online at

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Michael Stevens
   Posted Thu May 10, 2018

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Brenda Woodard.

Debe, We are sorry for your loss. Your Principal family and friends are thinking about you and your family at this time. Sincerely, Principal