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Donald L. 'Don' German

August 1, 1937 — June 3, 2017

Donald L. 'Don' German

Donald L. "Don" German, 79, of Monticello, passed away at 7:45 pm, Saturday, June 3, 2017 at his residence.He was born on August 1, 1937 in Lafayette to the late Harry and Ethel V. (Casad) German. On June 17, 1957 he married Marilyn Joyce (Hartke) at the St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds and she preceded him in death May 11, 2007. On April 12, 2008 he married the former Bonnie "B.J." (Alkire) Wray at the Lutheran Church of Our Savior in Monticello and she survives.Don was a 1955 graduate of Wolcott High School and served in the Army National Guard.He was a plumbing, heating and air mechanical technician for J. Miller Mechanical from which he retired in 2000 after 40 years of service.He was a member of St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds where he had served as a trustee. He was passionate about keeping all the heating and air systems up and running at the church and was the project manager when the church elevator was installed.Don is survived by sons, Gary W. (Kelley) German, Mark (Christine) German both of Monticello, and Tony (Dara) Wray of Muncie; four grandchildren, Adam German, Amy German, Jennifer (Jason) Martin, Annie Fogelsong (companion, Donte Deno); great-grandchildren, Wyatt German, Wyatt Deno, Ty Deno, Nolen Martin, and Brock Martin, Also preceding him in death were brothers, James E., Marion G., and Emmett D. German.Visitation will be on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from 10:00 am until the time of services at noon celebrating Don's life at St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds with Rev. Charles Blakey officiating.Burial will follow at the St. James Lutheran Cemetery in Reynolds with full military rites rendered there..Memorial contributions may be given to the St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds. Envelopes will be available.Springer-Voorhis-Draper Funeral Home of Monticello is entrusted with care.Messages of condolence may be extended at www.springerfuneralhome.com
Visitation St. James Lutheran Church

Wednesday, June 07, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

110 N. Kenton St.Reynolds, IN 47980
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Wednesday, June 07, 2017

12:00 PM

110 N. Kenton St.Reynolds, IN 47980
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