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Jimmy "Jim" Joe Nolin

October 17, 1942 ~ July 3, 2020 (age 77)

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Jimmy “Jim” Joe Nolin, 77 of Argos, Indiana passed away from this world and met Jesus at 3:10 a.m. on July 3, 2020 at Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center, Mishawaka, Indiana. He had been in failing health the past couple of years. On October 17, 1942 in Plymouth, Indiana he was born to James E. Nolin and Bessie L. (Ronk) Nolin. Jim lived most of his life in the Argos community.

On November 17, 1963 in Plymouth, Indiana he married Betty Alma Nifong. Together they shared 53 years before Betty’s passing on March 10, 2017.


Jim worked at R.R. Donnelley as assistant Pressmen for 37 years. He also worked for Nelson’s Golden Glow Port-a-Pit Chicken for 12 years. Most recently he worked for Digger Fencing in Bremen, Indiana.

Jim was a graduate of Argos High School class of 1960. He served his country in the United States Navy from September 6, 1960 to September 5, 1966.

Jim was very involved in the Argos community having served on the Argos Fire Department and Argos EMS. He was a member of the Argos Lion’s Club.

Jim served on the Blueberry Festival Committee for many years holding the office of President and Vice President.

He attended the Walnut Church of the Brethren Church, Argos, Indiana   

Jim is survived by his Daughters – Lisa Sponseller and husband Bryan of Atwood, Indiana; and Lori Hirschy and husband Matt of Ft. Wayne, Indiana

Son – Chad Nolin and wife Tiffany of Milford, Indiana

7 Grandchildren 1 Great Grand Child will be arriving soon

Sisters – Malinda Wakeland and husband John of Bremen, Indiana; Sandra Mort and husband Don of Bremen, Indiana

Brother – Jerry Nolin and wife Jane of Warsaw, Indiana

Sister-in-Law – Gladys Snyder and husband Eugene of Argos, Indiana

Brother-in-Law - Robert Voreis of Argos, Indiana

Dear Family Friend - Lisa Plantz of Argos, Indiana

He is preceded in death by his Parents; Sister – Tommie Jean Ripper; Brother – Thomas E. Nolin


Friends may visit with the family on Thursday July 9, 2020 from 4 – 8 p.m. at the Pleasant View Bible Church, 2782 W. 200 N., Warsaw, Indiana; and from 11:00 a.m. till the start of the funeral service at Walnut Church of the Brethren. 

Funeral Services will be held on Friday July 10, 2020 at 12:00 noon at the Walnut Church of the Brethren Church, 5975 19th Rd., Argos, Indiana with Rev. Robert E. Rice Jr. and Matthew Gumbert assisting.

Burial will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, Argos, Indiana with the United States Navy Honor Guard and James Lowell Corey American Legion Post #68, Argos, Indiana conducting Military Honors.


Memorial Contributions may be made to: Blueberry Festival; 233 E. Jefferson St., Plymouth, Indiana 46563 or the Walnut Church of the Brethren Youth Group; 5975 19th Road, Argos, Indiana 46501



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July 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Pleasant View Bible Church
2782 W. 200 N.
Warsaw, IN 46580

Funeral Service
July 10, 2020

12:00 PM
Walnut Church of the Brethren Church (Indiana)
5975 19th Road
Argos, IN 46501

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