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Vere Henry STIVER

Male 1921 - 2008  (86 years)


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  • Name Vere Henry STIVER 
    Born 10 Jun 1921  Warsaw, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Apr 2008  Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Bremen Municipal Cemetery, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    • (1) Obituary, Times-Union, Warsaw, IN, May 1, 2008:

      Vere H. Stiver

      BOURBON - Vere H. Stiver, 86, of Sunset Drive, Bourbon, died at 2:08 a.m. April 30, 2008, in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He was in failing health.

      He was born June 10, 1921, in Warsaw, to Roy and Eva Nine Stiver. On March 21, 1946, he married Phyllis Cline, who survives.

      Living in Bourbon since 1946, he retired as a machinist at Biomet Inc., Warsaw, and was a 1941 Atwood High School graduate.

      A faithful member of First United Church of Christ, Bourbon, he was president of the consistory, taught the youth group along with many other tasks and maintenance around the church. He was a member of Bourbon (Plymouth) Masonic Lodge, where he served as a past master. He served as "Rainbow Pop" for the Rainbow organization of the Masonic Lodge. He was a member of Bourbon American Legion Post 424 and Bourbon Lions Club, where he served as chaplin.

      He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran, serving during the Korean Warsaw [sic] from 1941-47, and 1950-52.

      He loved serving others in the community. He worked several years with the Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, where he was able to share his compassion with others. He spent many hours in the local coffee shop sharing stories with others on a daily basis.

      Also surviving are two sons, Paul (and spouse Brenda) Stiver, Argos, and Steve (and spouse Cindi) Stiver, Warsaw; a grandson, Christopher; two step-grandchildren; and a sister, Maxine Laughlin, Warsaw. He was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers.

      Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First United Church of Christ, Bourbon, with the Rev. Linda Hewitt officiating. Burial will be in Bremen Cemetery with military honors.

      Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Deaton-Clemens Funeral Home, 115 S. Main St., Bourbon, with a Masonic Lodge service at 7 p.m.

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      Memorials to Bourbon Multi Township EMS or First United Church of Christ, Bourbon.

      The family of Vere wishes to thank the community for the outpouring support and concern shown to them throughout his illness. There were many people from the community who transported him to and from his dialysis appointments, doctor's appointments or that helped in many different ways. May God bless each and every one of you.
    Person ID I1955  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 

    Father Roy Edward STIVER,   b. 5 Apr 1897, Milford, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1968, Fort Wayne, Allen County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Eva Louise NINE,   b. 1903, Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1969  (Age 66 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 2 Jan 1919  Kosciusko County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F7311  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Phyllis Irene CLINE,   b. 21 Mar 1924, Bremen, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 2011, Miller's Merry Manor, Culver, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1946 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2017 15:39:31 
    Family ID F1562  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Kosciusko CountyMarriages 1900 - 1921 : Spouse 1: STIVER, Roy E. Spouse 2: NINE, Eva L. Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1919 Mar. Book: Z:294.