D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Covington Knolls

8325 Covington Road, Fort Wayne, IN


James "Jim" W Schlup Sr.

December 20, 1933January 8, 2020

James W. "Jim" Schlup, 86, of Angola, IN passed quietly at home on January 8, 2020. He was the son of the late Fred and Alvina Schlup, and was preceded in passing by his loving wife of 63 years, Beverly J. Freiburger, all of Fort Wayne, IN. He attended the Bullard School, Anthony Wayne School, and Elmhurst High School. Born December 20, 1933, Jim was raised on the family orchard and farm in the Aboite Township, devoting his life to all things produce. He was considered an expert in fruits and vegetables, especially apples. He owned and operated The Fancy Pack Pre-Pak Co., of Fort Wayne, and later the North 40 Market at Lake James, Angola. His brothers, Frederick A. and Richard T. went home before him. He is survived by a daughter, Lynn A. of Oconee, GA, and sons, James Jr. (Patricia), and John (Toni); and grandson, James III all of Angola. His warm smile, kind helping hands, and vast knowledge will be greatly missed. A private memorial service will be held at a later date.


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James "Jim" W Schlup Sr.

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Brenda Hibbs

January 9, 2020

RIP Uncle Jim.
I will always remember the times we had at the lakes. You are now reunited with Aunt Bev, and my daddy. Love you always. You will be missed by many that would visit your produce stand.