Max Raymond Anglin, 97, Northbrook, Ill., passed away at 3:45 p.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center in Northbrook.
He was born on May 24, 1916, in Winona Lake, Ind., to Allie (Stackhouse, Anglin) Mosier and Raymond Anglin. His father died when he was 3 years old and his mother remarried George Mosier when Max was twelve. On June 5, 1936, he married Bernice Dippon who preceded him in death.
Max lived most of his life in Kosciusko County. Five years ago he moved to Northbrook to be near his family. He was a well respected farmer and member of Leesburg Lions Club, Masonsic Lodge, Leesburg Methodist Church and Farm Bureau. He lived a very interesting life with varied interests and traveled the world. His sense of humor and smile will be remembered by all who knew him. He devoted his life to family, farming and helping others get a start in life.
He is survived by his two daughters: Sharon (John) Gibbs, Lincolnshire, Ill.; Arlene Hoffer, Palatine, Ill.; four grandchildren: Michele (Joshua) Acosta, Deerfield, Ill.; Michael (Natasha) Gibbs, Chicago, Ill.; Christopher (Fiancee Heather Youngberg) Hoffer, Chicago; Matthew Hoffer, Denver, Colo.; five great-grandchildren: Joshua E.J., Alexander, and Zachary Acosta; Aidan and Cameron Gibbs; one sister: Mary Stookey, Noblesville, Ind.; one sister–in–law, Hilda Seybert, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his brothers and sister-in-laws: Harvey (Mae) Anglin, Leo (Annabelle) Anglin; brother-in-law: Emra Stookey; and his wife’s family members: Ray (Erna) Bray; Richard (Lila) Cripe; Robert (Violet) Ramsby; Delbert (Leona) Dippon; and Paul Seybert.
Visitation will be at Mishler-Eastland Funeral Home in Milford, Ind., from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 6 and from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday, June 7 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 7, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Leesburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Leesburg Methodist Church, 111 East Prairie St., Leesburg, IN 46538 or to the Kosciusko County 4-H Livestock Auction Committee. Please make check payable to Kos. Co. 4-H Livestock Auction Comm., 202 W. Main St., Warsaw, IN 46580. Please designate proceeds on the check memo as follows: Buyers Support Club, This local organization supports young 4-Hers in their endeavors to reinvest in their education and encourages a career in agriculture.