Vincent R. Traxler

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Vincent R. Traxler

June 21, 1921 - December 01, 2018

Vincent R. Traxler Vincent R. Traxler, 97, Goshen, died at 11:05 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, at his residence.
He was born June 21, 1921, in Fort Wayne, to Howard E. and Frances (Lemper) Traxler.
On June 30, 1948, he married Ruth A. (Wilson) Traxler. She passed away Feb. 5.
Surviving are three daughters, Frances (Thomas) Overstreet, Indianapolis, Gail (Stephen) Nichols and Ruth (Robert) Newell, both of Goshen; three sons, Daniel (Kathleen) Traxler, Elmhurst, Illinois, Matthew (Patrice) Traxler, Goshen, and Christopher (Terri) Traxler, Hume, Virginia; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Thelma Buchs, Hamilton, Lois Remke and Loriane (Del) Weaver, both of Avilla; and brother, Harold (Lori) Traxler, Huntertown.
Preceding him in death are his parents; wife; brothers, Richard, Omer and Jack Traxler; and sister, Eulalia Ellert.
Vincent was a 1939 graduate of Avilla High School and a graduate of Acme School of Tool & Die Design, South Bend.
He served in World War II and was a member of the VFW, American Legion and Knights of Columbus. Vincent worked as a tool design engineer at Johnson Controls (formerly Penn Controls) for 41 years.
He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.
A visitation will be from 9-10:30 a.m. before a 10:30 a.m. service Tuesday, Dec. 4, all at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 417 S. Main St., Goshen. Father Royce Gregerson will officiate.
Burial will be at Violett Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Elkhart County Right to Life.
Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at
Published on December 3, 2018
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Tuesday December 04, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

417 S. Main St., Goshen, Indiana 46526

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Tuesday December 04, 2018

10:30 AM

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church

417 S Main St, Goshen, Indiana, USA


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