John M. Lynn, 84, Wabash, died at 8 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2016 at his home.
He was born Aug. 26, 1931 in Akron, Ohio to Oliver and Angie (Webb) Lynn.
John married Mildred “Millie” Martin in Wabash on Dec. 7, 1957. He served in both the US Army and Marines. He worked for Martin Yale, in Wabash, 40 years, retiring in 1993. He was a member of Grace Fellowship in Wabash. John loved spending time with his grandkids, going to his family sporting events, and bird, squirrel, and deer watching.
He is survived by his wife: Millie Lynn, Wabash; four children: Keith D. Lynn, Wabash; Debra (Tom) Stinger, Marion; David (Kathy) Lynn, Russell Springs, Ky.; and Diane (Trent) Miller, Wabash; seven grandchildren: Michelle (Craig) Kirby, Rodney Lynn, and Jamie Strickler, all of Wabash; A.J Stinger, Marion; Cheyanne Lynn, Russell Springs, Ky.; Austin Faust and Zack Miller, both of Wabash; five great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren; sisters and brothers: Lois Blair, Van Lear, Ky.; Marty Weitzel, Fort Wayne; Betty (Harold) Chaplin, Wabash; Charles (Barb) Lynn, Wolcottville; and Jack (Pat) Lynn, Wabash.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers: Mooney Lynn and Jim Lynn; and two sisters: Mary Sue O’Neal, and Joann McGinnis.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday, June 17, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Rick Harrison officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 4-8 pm Thursday, at the funeral home.
Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.