Austin J. O'Dell, 26

Austin J. O'Dell, 26, of Wabash, passed away of natural causes, at 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at his employer, Real Alloys of Wabash.  He was born in Peru, Indiana, to Troy O'Dell and Kimberly Shaneyfelt on July 6, 1994.

Austin was a 2013 graduate of Emmanuel Christian School.  He worked at Real Alloys of Wabash and was a member of the local union.  Austin was a big gamer and he enjoyed computers and working on cars.

Austin is survived by his father; Troy (Janie) O'Dell, of Roann; his mother, Kimberly (Brian) Shaneyfelt, of Wabash; paternal grandparents, Charles and Karalee O'Dell, of Wabash; step-grandparents, Gary and Becky Krotke, of Laketon, four brothers, Joshua Slone, of Laketon, Zachary (Rachel) Slone, of Hartford City, Travis Shaneyfelt, of Berne and Justin Shaneyfelt, of Dunkirk; one sister, Sheena Knotts, of Indianapolis; and niece, June Brooks, of Indianapolis.  He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Bill and Pat Carroll.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, July 20, 2020 at McDonald Funeral Home, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash.

Calling hours for family and friends will be from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 19, 2020 at the funeral home.  The family requests that you come dressed casual and as you like. 

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, Inc., 810 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.

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Posted on 2020 Jul 16