LEBANON, TN – Sigma Pi Fraternity, International is proud to announce the appointment of Michael D. Gardner (Spring ’06) has been named as Northern Indiana Province Archon. Gardner will work with the undergraduate chapters at Purdue (Eta) and Valparaiso (Beta-Tau), as well as alumni clubs and house corporations in the province. Gardner received his Associate’s Degree from Vincennes University in 2008 and is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s in Health Care Management from Southern Illinois University. He is currently serving in the Armed Forces as a Hospital Corpsman Second Class Petty Officer. He is currently stationed at Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, IL. Gardner has deployed twice since enlisting in 2010 and has been awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal, Gold Star. He received the George Martin Patterson Scholarship while serving as Sage in 2006. He also serves as an alumni volunteer on the Alpha Alumni Advisory Board and Housing Corporation.
“I want to devote my time and experience to the brothers at Eta and Beta-Tau,” said Gardner. “My fraternal experience would have been much different if not for the dedicated alumni who paved the road and guided me along it. I can say without a doubt I would not be the man and brother I am today if not for them. I am very fortunate for this opportunity to continue my service to Sigma Pi and I look forward to working with the Northern Indiana Province in their continued quest for excellence!”
Calvin Wayne Neace, Age 50 of Zeeland, Michigan, formerly of North Judson, IN passed away Thursday, October 27, 2016 in Indianapolis, IN. He was born August 15, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois.
Calvin lived by strong morals and values instilled by his parents. He loved his work as a line-maintainer at Ardagh (Rexam) in Valparaiso, IN and served as President and Vice President of his local union, United Steel Workers USW Local 01885 and as Steward for his grievance committee. He also loved golf and spending time with loved ones.
Survived by his parents Betty & Charles "Mac" Neace; His daughters, Rebecca (Kevin) Bryant, Gabrielle Neace, Madelyn Neace; His grandchildren Alana & Harrison Bryant and loved one, Suzann Witkowski along with her children Jennifer and Ryan Witkowski.
Friends may call from 5-8 PM CT Wednesday November 2, 2016 at the O'Donnell Funeral Home, Inc. Funeral services will be 11 AM CT Thursday November 3, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Highland Cemetery, North Judson, IN
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