Lloyd E. Ineichen

Location - Downing & Glancy Funeral Home, Geneva, Indiana | Posted - Tuesday 24 February 2015 - 16:26:51

Lloyd E. Ineichen, 79, of Geneva, IN, passed away at 6:00 PM on Sunday, February 22, 2015 at Jay County Hospital, Portland, IN. He was born on February 15, 1936, in Geneva, IN.  He married Ruth Anne Malott on October, 10, 1953 in Portland, IN. Lloyd attended Geneva High School and immediately joined the Army. He had retired from the military after 28 years of service then worked another 7 years for the Government.

 Survivors include his Son - Bradley M. (Wife, Helene) Ineichen, Austin, TX., Daughter - Debra Sue (Husband, John) Casper, Columbus, OH., Son, James Gregory(Wife, Roseanne)Ineichen Birminghampton, NY., Son, Timothy Scott Ineichen, Alaska., Daughter - Rachel Louise Myers (Husband Patrick) Geneva, IN., Sister - Cloe Greutman, and his 14 Grandchildren and 20 Great Grandchildren

 He was preceded in death by his Father – Albert H. Ineichen, Mother – Clara Lybarger Ineichen, Son - Jeffrey L. Ineichen. Sisters – Ruth Butcher, Helen Butcher, and Dorothy Kelly. Brothers - Elmer Ineichen, Frederick Ineichen, Corwin Ineichen, Ira Ineichen, and Albert Henry Ineichen Jr.

 Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Downing & Glancy Funeral Home located at 100 N. Washington St. Geneva, IN on Saturday, February 28, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

 A service to celebrate his life will be at 12:00 PM on Saturday, February 28, 2015. With Pastor Jim Nicols officiating. Interment will follow in the Marion National Cemetery in Marion, IN.

Military Rites will be conducted by the United States Army.

 Arrangements are being handled by Downing & Glancy Funeral Home in Geneva.

 Memorials to be made out to the Disabled American Veterans PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301

Ronald Dee Neff

Location - Glancy-H.Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, Indiana | Posted - Monday 16 February 2015 - 11:52:04

Ronald Dee Neff, 80, of Huntington, IN, formerly of Warren, IN., passed away at 2:05 PM on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Heritage Pointe in Warren. Ron was born to John H. and Mary A. (Clark) Neff on August 18, 1934 in the same house and in the same room on a farm outside of Warren, where his father was born. He graduated from Jefferson Center H.S. in Huntington County in 1952. He worked at H.K. Porter in Huntington, Anaconda Wire in Marion, was a mechanic for Eckman John Deere Implement in Warren. He worked at Franklin Electric in Bluffton and Steffen John Deere Implement, where he was the shop foreman. He retired from Taylor University in Upland after 12 years. He was a volunteer fireman for Warren. Ron was a member of the Southern Wells School Board, served on the Warren Town Council for 18 years, was on the Knight/Bergman Civic Center Board, served on the Huntington County Associated Churches, helping to keep the Weekday Religious Education trailers in working condition. He was a member of the Huntington County Waste Management Board, helped build two Habitat for Humanity houses, he was a past member of the Jefferson Center United Methodist Church, Poneto United Methodist Church, Solid Rock United Methodist Church and currently a member of Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntington. He taught Sunday school, held various offices in the churches, was the church custodian, and was a lay member of the church annual conference. He played fast-pitch softball in Warren, Markle and Huntington as a pitcher, was an official for high school basketball, broadcast basketball games for the Bluffton radio station, coached Little League and Pony League baseball at Petroleum and Bluffton, he enjoyed bowling, golf, watching Cubs, I.U., Purdue, Bears, Pacers and Colts and especially watching all his children and grandchildren as they participated in sports. He was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame for Huntington County in 1978 and into the Bluffton Bowling Association Hall of Fame in 2011. He married Myrna Sue Ogle on October 12, 1958 at the Poneto Methodist Church with Rev. Leon Lacoax officiating. His wife survives. Children are Rhonda (John) Pettit of Raleigh, NC; Shirley (Steve) Oyer of Fort Wayne; Randy Neff of Roanoke; Rick (Kris) Neff of Leo; and Scott (Lori) Neff of Fishers. Grandchildren are Ali, Aaron, and Abby Pettit of NC; Tyler (Laura) Oyer of Colorado; Taryn (Brandon) Liechty of South Bend; Ryan Neal of Warren; Kailey Neff of KY; Korbin Rhamy in the military; Natalie and Ashlyn Neff of Leo. Ron was predeceased by his parents John H. and Mary (Clark) Neff; Brothers Russell (Bud) Neff, Jack C. Neff and twin brother, Donald L. Neff and a grandson, Andrew J. Pettit.


Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home 203 N Matilda St. Warren on Wednesday, February 18, 2015 from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM.


A service to celebrate Ron’s life will be at Solid Rock United Methodist Church 485 Bennett Drive Warren at 2:00 PM on Thursday, February 19, 2015; viewing one hour prior to the service. Rev. Bob Land will be officiating and Pastor Kathy Newton assisting.  Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Warren.

Memorial Donations may be made to: Family LifeCare 265 W. Water St. Berne, IN 46711

Merrill L. Hethcote

Location - Glancy-H.Brown & Son Funeral Home, Warren, Indiana | Posted - Monday 09 February 2015 - 16:16:07

Merrill L. Hethcote, 91, of Warren, IN, passed away at 10:50 PM on Wednesday, February 04, 2015 at Heritage Pointe in Warren.  He was born on Wednesday, January 09, 1924, in Wells County, IN.  He married Saundra"Sandy" Taylor on Saturday, February 06, 1965 in Huntington County.  Merrill was a 1942 graduate of Monument City High School. He first started operating Mobile Station in Warren, before owning and operating Standard Oil Service Station also in Warren from 1964, until he retired in 1989. Merrill was a life time member of the Huntington Moose lodge and was associated with the Warren Kiwanis for many years. Merrill was a member of the Warren united Church of Christ. He enjoyed working with the local schools mentoring young men who wanted to learn skills through job training.


Survivors include Wife – Saundra "Sandy" (Taylor) Hethcote, Warren, IN., Daughter - Heather A. (Bob) Okeley, Noblesville, IN., Daughter - Statia F. Runyan, Greenwood, IN., Sisters - Anna Belle Friend, Warren, IN., Arliss Jean Drabenstot, Huntington, IN., Janice (Jon) Kellam, Mt. Etna, IN., Brothers - Max (Luella) Hethcote, Warren, IN and Merritt Hethcote, Warren, IN., 4 Grandchildren, 5 Great Grandchildren, Several Nieces, Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his:Parents - Hurshel B. & Jennie E. (Curless) Hethcote, Daughter - Jodi L. Hethcote, Brother - Hurshel Hethcote, Sister - Wanda Hunnicutt, Sister - Melba Milar and Brother – Claude Dea Hethcote.


Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Heritage Pointe Applegate Chapel 801 Huntington Ave. Warren on Thursday, February 12, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM. A service to celebrate Merrill’s life will follow at 2:00 PM with Gerald Moreland officiating.  Interment will follow in the Simpson Cemetery (Howard County) Greentown, IN.


In lieu of flowers a donation in his name may be made to donor’s favorite charity.

Dale E Buff

Location - Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home, Van Buren, Indiana | Posted - Tuesday 17 February 2015 - 13:05:42

Dale E. Buff, 53, of Grant County, IN, passed away at 2:35 PM on Sunday, February 15, 2015 at his home in rural Swayzee, IN.  He was born on Sunday, March 19, 1961, in Marion, IN.   Dale was a 1979 graduate of Terre Haute South High School. He currently worked for Mark Glessner Farms and previously worked for Schenkels Dairy, Charlie Guinnup Farms, and formerly owned and operated Dale E. Buff Trucking. He enjoyed cooking on his smoker, watching cooking shows, gardening (growing hot peppers), welding and tinkering. He was a beloved father, grandfather, brother, son, uncle, and friend. Dale’s family meant the world to him and he will be forever missed.


Survivors include: Mother - Joyce (Miller) Roethler, Landess (Grant Co.), IN., Daughter - Nicole Buff, Terre Haute, IN., Daughter - Danielle (Brian) Rich, Huntington, IN., Daughter - Jennifer Buff, Terre Haute, IN., Son - Dane (Tandee) Buff, Huntington, IN., Son - Dylan (Fiance,Kiah) Haines, Huntington, IN., Son - Dale Buff II, Huntington, IN., Sister - Tara (John) Street, Van Buren, IN., Sister - Rebecca Buff, Winter Garden, FL., Brother - Michael (Marie) Buff, Marion, IN., Brother - James (Stacey) Buff, Gas City, IN., Uncle & Aunt- Richard  & Judy Bartlett, Kansas City, MO and 8 Grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his: Father - David E. Buff, Maternal Grandparents - Dale & Louise Miller and Paternal Grandparents - George (Hazel) Buff.


Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Van Buren United Methodist Church-Fellowship Hall 108 South 2nd St. Van Buren on Friday, February 20, 2015 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. A service to celebrate Dale’s life will follow at 2:00 PM with Pastor Brad Wright officiating. 


In Lieu of flowers please make memorial donations to:  Bridges to Health 1251 Kem Road, Marion, IN.                                    

Milan E. Sills

Location - Walker & Glancy Funeral Home, Montpelier, IN | Posted - Tuesday 10 February 2015 - 15:21:37

Milan E. Sills, 92, of Muncie, IN, passed away unexpectedly at 10:41 AM on Thursday, February 05, 2015 at IU Health-Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie.  He was born on Tuesday, November 14, 1922, in Montpelier, IN.  He married Patricia J. Pugh on Wednesday, May 19, 1971 in Gloversville, NY.  Milan was a 1947 graduate of Montpelier High School, after high school he enlisted in the United States Navy. He served during WWII and was a survivor on the USS Bismarck Sea, a jeep carrier which was sunk in the naval bombardment preceding the Iwo Jima invasion. He received the Purple Heart, American Area Campaign medal, WWII Victory Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal for his brave and honorable service. Milan worked for 32 years at Bell Telephone-AT&T in Muncie and formerly owned and operated Sills Communication in Muncie. He was a member of the Selma American Legion and the N.R.A.
Loving survivors include: Wife - Patricia J. (Pugh) Sills, Muncie, IN., Daughter - Cindy (Randy) Blodgett, Longmont, CO., Son - Douglas A. Jaquay, Torrance, CA., 8 Grandchildren, 8 Great Grandchildren, 3 Gr. Gr. Grandchildren, Sisters - Margaret Haisley, Selma, IN and Joan McGeath, Montpelier, IN.
He was preceded in death by his: Parents - Joseph Emerson & Ethel Cloe (Fierce) Sills, Son - Steven D. Jaquay, Brother - Guy Sills and Sister - Betty Calahan.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Walker & Glancy Funeral Home 109 W Windsor St Montpelier on Sunday, February 15, 2015 from 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM. A service to celebrate Milan’s life will follow at 3:00 PM with Pastor Keith Williams officiating.  Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F Cemetery in Montpelier. The US Navy will be in charge of conducting graveside rites at the cemetery.                                     
Arrangements are being handled by Walker & Glancy Funeral Home in Montpelier.

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