Karl Eugene Gene Newcomer

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Karl Eugene "Gene" Newcomer

October 09, 1926 - March 11, 2019

Karl Eugene Gene Newcomer Karl Eugene "Gene" Newcomer, 92, Nappanee, died at 5:30 p.m. Monday, March 11, at Elkhart Center for Hospice, after a six-month illness.
He was born Oct. 9, 1926, in Elkhart County, to Maurice and Ellen (Krull) Newcomer.
On June 6, 1951, he married Evelyn L. Boyer in Bremen. She preceded him in death March 28, 2004.
Karl served in the U.S. Army in the Philippines during World War II. He was a lifetime area resident. Karl had worked at Mutschler's for more than 48 years. He enjoyed camping and woodworking. Karl was a member of the Nappanee Church of the Brethren and the Nappanee American Legion.
He is survived by his sons, Mark (Londa) Newcomer, Nappanee, Mike (Darla) Newcomer, Wakarusa, and Matt (Irene) Newcomer, Elkhart; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and sister, Joan White, LaGrange.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Max Newcomer, and sisters, Carol Hope and Janet Schlemmer.
Family and friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, and one hour prior to the 10:30 a.m. funeral service, Saturday, March 16, at Nappanee Church of the Brethren. The Rev. Byrl Shaver will officiate.
Burial with military rites will follow at Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be given to Nappanee Church of the Brethren.
Published on March 13, 2019
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Friday March 15, 2019

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home

950 North Main Street, Nappanee, IN, USA

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Saturday March 16, 2019

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Nappanee Church of the Brethren

301 Mack Drive, Nappanee, IN, USA

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Saturday March 16, 2019

10:30 AM

Nappanee Church of the Brethren

301 Mack Drive, Nappanee, IN, USA

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