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Wallace Hooker
Phone: 765-275-2322
E-mail: undertaker915@hotmail.com

Wallace Hooker
Wallace Hooker
 
W allace, or Wally as most folks call him, grew up on a farm near Francesville, IN. He graduated from West Central High School in 1972. He attended Purdue University and graduated from Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Wheeling, IL. He attended certified coroners training offered by the Indiana Coroners Training Board and was one of the early recipients of the certification 'Medicolegal Death Investgator'. He has served as a deputy coroner of Fountain County for the past 20 years, the past 16 as chief deputy investigator. He also serves on the staff of the Tippecanoe Coroners Office as a deputy coroner. At the 2011 Indiana State Coroner's Conference, he was selected to take a seat on the Indiana State Coroner's Assc. Board of Directors. Wally is currently proud to serve as President-elect of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association. During the 2010 Indiana Funeral Director's Association covention, Wally was awarded the distinction of being named a 'Lifetime Isaac Ball Fellow' for his continued support of the Indiana Funeral Education Foundation, which offers scholarships to students in a mortuary science program. He also is involed in the Indiana Coroners Association, the Newtown Community Church as an Elder and Trustee. He is also proud of being named to the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels. Wally enjoys landscaping and gardening with his wife Janet and has a few antique farm tractors and equipment he enjoys. He and wife have two grown children, Emily (Tim) Myers with grandaughter, Piper and grandson Macaulay in Fort Wayne. Kirk Patrick (Amberlee) Hooker and grandson Jackson Lee near DeMotte, IN.



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