Mervin F. “Bud” Etsinger Sr., 96, New Paris, died at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, 2023, at his residence.
He was born on June 2, 1926. On June 6, 1947, he married Ruby Maxine Holderbaum, who preceded him in death in 2006.
He is survived by three children, Cheryl (Bill) Mattern , Nappanee, Bud (Vickie) Etsinger Jr., New Paris, and Jackie (Kevin) Eby, Lexington, Ky.; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Homes, Nappanee, is handling arrangements.