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Don Worch of Baptist Children’s Home

VALPARAISO, Ind.—Donald E. Worch, former president of Baptist Children’s Home, died Oct. 7. He was 90.

Worch (DDiv, Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary, 1986) was a pastor for 15 years in Butler, Indiana; Sparta, Michigan; and Gary, Indiana. He left the pastorate in 1968 to serve at Baptist Children’s Home as president after previously serving as field representative for two years and a member of the board of trustees for six years. He retired in 1995.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah Byster.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Nan; his daughter Dawn Cieply; and six grandchildren.