Edward F. Loehmer, 92, of Winamac, IN passed away at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at the Pulaski Health Care Center in Winamac.
Ed was born on Oct. 20, 1926 in Chicago Heights, IL to the late Mathias A. and Rose M. Schutz Loehmer.
He served in the US Army during WWII.
On Mar. 31, 1951, Ed married the late Beverly Ledford. She passed away on Jan. 27, 2018.
Ed and Bev were retired dairy farmers in Winamac and received multiple awards for their herd production. He was a member of Farm Bureau, Dairy Commodity Committee and St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac.
Ed had a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor. He loved his family very much. Ed especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be dearly missed.
He is survived by:
James (Brenda) Loehmer, Pulaski, IN Son
JoEllen (Gary) Burton, Logansport, IN Daughter
Margaret (Robert) Gurley, Hebron, IN Daughter
David (Ronda) Loehmer, Winamac, IN Son
12 Grandchildren: Jeremiah Loehmer, Jamie (Nick) Dittemore, Ashley Loehmer, April (Jared) Simmermaker, Amy Parish, Abbey (Gregg) Eskridge, Sara (Eric) Marxmiller, Travis (Ashley) Seidel, Amber (Taylor Simpson) Seidel, Alex (Rachel) Burton, Chad (Katie) Burton and Scott (Caitlin) Thornburton
16 Great Grandchildren
Laverne Reutebuch, Indianapolis, IN Sister
Ronald (Judy) Loehmer, Winamac, IN Brother
Marie Loehmer, Virginia Beach, VA Sister-in-law
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Mathias A. and Rose M. Schutz Loehmer, Parents
Beverly Ledford Loehmer, Wife
Howard (Edna) Loehmer, Brother
Lawrence Loehmer, Infant Brother
Dolores (Dick) O’Conner (Ike) Haselby, Sister
Matthew Loehmer, Brother
Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, at Frain Mortuary in Winamac, IN. A Scriptural Wake Service was held at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
A Funeral Mass was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019 at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Winamac, IN with Rev. Jeffery Martin officiating.