Vance A. Good Jr., 85, of Ligonier, Ind., passed away at 11:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at IU Health Goshen Hospital in Goshen.
He was born on Dec. 7, 1928, to Vance A. and Minnie B. (Merchant) Good in Hammond, Ind. On Jan. 17, 1948, he married Lorraine Ginter, she survives.
Mr. Good worked as a manufacturing supervisor for various companies. After retirement, Vance rejoined the workforce and worked for Wal-Mart for 10 years. He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Ligonier. He enjoyed working on cars, tending to his garden, crossword puzzles and doing various home repairs.
Survivors include his wife; three children: Cheryl A. (Tom) Houser, Wichita, Kan.; John A. (Jerri) Good, Fort Wayne; Cynthia (Charles) Schlemmer, Ligonier; nine grandchildren: Timothy, Thad, Tyrone, Sheena, Kiley, Travis, Zachary, Elizabeth and Caitlin; seven great-grandchildren; one great-great granddaughter; and one sister: Margaret ‘Peggy’ Matt.
He was preceded in death by his parents and an infant daughter: Linda.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at Yeager Funeral Home, 1589 Lincolnway South, Ligonier, with the Rosary service beginning at 6:30 p.m. A funeral service mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Father Wilson Corzo officiating. A burial committal will take place at Sparta Cemetery, Kimmel, Ind.
Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, 300 Ravine Park Dr., Ligonier, IN 46767.