Carl E. ‘Porky’ Bellman

Carl E. ‘Porky’ Bellman
June 20, 1930-June 27, 2011
BREMEN — Carl E. “Porky” Bellman, 81, of Bremen, passed away Monday, June 27, 2011 at his residence. He was born June 20, 1930 in Bremen to Charles and Bernice (Martin) Bellman. June 25, 1955 he married Shirley Walker, who preceded him in death in 1996. He then married Betty Z. Casper July 31, 1999, she survives.
Carl graduated from Bremen High School in 1948 and was a US Army Korean War veteran, serving from 1951-1953. He was a member of Riverside Methodist Church and retired from NIPSCO after 40 years. He was a member of the NRA, United Steel Workers of America, Bremen VFW and Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include wife, Betty Bellman of Bremen; daughter, Sandra (Terry) Roth of Glendale Heights, Ill; son, Scott (Maria) Bellman of Orion Lake, Mich.; two stepsons, Bryan (Cindy) Casper of Argos, and Bruce (Dawn) Casper of Plymouth; two grandchildren, Eric and Stefan Bellman; and six stepgrandchildren, Heather, Alex, Bryce, Ted and Tiffaney Casper and Kristina (Evan) Horner, and one stepgreat-grandson, Grant Horner
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Shirley Bellman; and sister Esther Waters.  
Funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 1, 2011 at the Mishler Funeral Home, Bremen and will be officiated by Pastor Gary Hinkle. Burial will follow at the Bremen Cemetery with military rites.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 30 at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bremen VFW.
The Mishler Funeral Home in Bremen is assisting the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.mishlerfuneralhomes.com.