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Harley W. Schmucker, 69, Warsaw, died at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at his residence from natural causes.
He was born Nov. 22, 1948, in Sturgis, Michigan, to Melvin and Mattie (Frye) Schmucker.
Harley served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, stationed in Alaska. Harley was a retired truck driver. He enjoyed spending time with his dog, Amos, fishing and watching Nascar races. He was a great storyteller with a sense of humor.
Harley is survived by Linda Sue (Hochstetler) Schmucker; daughters, Malena (Terry ) Kaufman, Etna Green, Jolene Lehman, Sovilla Detweiler, both of Nappanee; sons, Jerry (Stacy) Schmucker, Nappanee, Gary Schmucker, Warsaw; grandchildren, Caleb Kaufman, Kaitlin Kaufman, Clayton Kaufman, Adrienne Lehman, Charlotte Lehman, Rylee Detweiler, Warren Detweiler, Vivian Detweiler, Abby Schmucker, Wilson Schmucker; brothers, Marvin (Cathy) Schmucker, Peru, Robert (Frieda) Schmucker, Milford, Jerry (Sarah) Schmucker, Nappanee; and sisters, Joan (Mervin) Weaver, and Rose (Devon) Troyer, both of Nappanee.
He was preceded in death by two infant twin sons, Andrew and Melvin Schmucker; and brother, Maynard Schmucker.
Family and friends may call from 1-6 p.m., Sunday, March 4, at The Pond, 3791 E. County Line Road, Bremen. Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Monday, March 5, also at The Pond. Loren Graber will officiate.
Burial will be at Weldy Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Warsaw Missionary Church,1849 E. Springhill Road, Warsaw, IN 46580.
Arrangements are with Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee.
Published on March 2, 2018
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