Michael Eugene Whitmer, 56, Plainfield, formerly of Nappanee, died at 8:36 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 after a seven year illness, at Hospice House in Elkhart where he had been admitted Saturday.
He was born Dec. 30, 1960 in Elkhart to Robert and Betty (Miller) Whitmer.
Michael was a 1979 graduate of NorthWood High School. He had worked as a HVAC specialist.
He was a Chicago Cubs and Bears and IU fan.
Michael Whitmer is survived by daughters: Jeanna (Shawn) Jenson, Moorhead, Minn.; Hannah (Corey) Emery, Plainfield; Savannah Whitmer, Wakarusa; grandchildren: Savhanna, Alexander, Hunter, Olivia, Keaton, Chandler, Jade, Graham, Elise; mother, Betty Whitmer, Nappanee; and sisters, Diane Chapman, Annette Smeltzer, both of Wakarusa, and Tammy Whitmer, Nappanee.
Family and friends may call from 4-7 Thursday, Feb. 9, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee. Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10 at the funeral home.
Cremation will follow.
Memorial contributions may be given to the Michael Whitmer Memorial Fund.