Ivan E. Birkla, 66, retired oil field
worker, died at Sunday in Gibson General hospital.
Birkla moved to Princeton five years ago from Browns, Illinois. He was born on March
13, 1905 in
Survivors include his wife, Mary; one daughter, Mrs. Ann Partain of Beckmyer, Ill; one
step-daughter, Mrs. Paul Alvis of Princeton; five
step-sons, William Stott of Crown Point, Charles E. and David L. Stott, both of
Tulsa, Okla; Paul Wesley Stott of Thailand and Larry
Wayne Stott of Gary; one sister, Mrs. Alice Marone of
Jeffersonville; 20 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Services will be held at Wednesday at Colvin Chapel, Rev. Alfred
Weir officiating. Burial will be in Patoka (Oak Hill) cemetery. Friends may call at Colvin and Son
mortuary after Tuesday.