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Carl "Gene" Cain

May 10, 1930 ~ June 7, 2020 (age 90)

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Carl “Gene” Cain, 90, of Shirley, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 at Westminster Village North.  He was born May 10, 1930 in Strawtown, IN to Roy L. and Mary Kathleen (Mandabach) Cain.  Gene was a U.S. Army veteran having served in the Medical Corps.  He was a life-long farmer and had also been an over the road truck driver. 

Gene is survived by children: Jeanie Poole of Fortville and Don (Cindy) Cain of Shirley; grandchildren: Denise (Jerry) Dane, Brad (Starr) Cain, Kathy (Jason) Poole Christ and Heather Poole Miles; 13 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his wives Margaret Ann Cain and Lois Keaton Cain, grandson Jason Scott Cain, parents and brothers David Cain and Roy J. Cain.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at Seals Funeral Home, Fortville. A funeral to celebrate Gene’s life will be held at 12:00 pm on Friday, June 12, 2020 at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Gravel Lawn Cemetery, Fortville. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association 50 E 91st St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240. Online condolences may be shared at  


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June 11, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Seals Funeral Home
122 West Staat Street
Fortville, IN 46040

Funeral Service
June 12, 2020

12:00 PM
Seals Funeral Home
122 West Staat Street
Fortville, IN 46040


Alzheimer's Association
9135 N. Meridian Street Ste B-4, Indianapolis IN 46209-7109

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