Basil K. Bear, 88

Posted on November 7, 2012

The father of an Ossian resident, Basil K. Bear, 88, of Fort Wayne, died at 8:55 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Parkview Hospital Randallia.
Mr. Bear was born Dec. 31, 1923, in Eel River Township, to Alpha Sherman and Alta Margurite (Johnston) Bear. He married Phyllis J. Lott on July 25, 1953, in Fort Wayne; she survives.
Other surviving relatives include two daughters, Charna L. (Michael) Boren of LaGrange and Alicia A. (Douglas) Hill of Ossian; a son, Dr. Thomas E. (Susan) Bear of Evansville; five grandchildren, Alanna M. Hill, Austin K. (Alishea) Hill, Austin T. Bear, Tyler K. Bear, and Lauren M. Bear; and a great-grandson, Ethan M. Hill.
Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Sheets & Childs Funeral Home in Churubusco, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 6318 W. California Rd., Fort Wayne. Funeral services will be held at 11 a. m. Friday at the church. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne.
Online condolences: www.sheetsandchilds.net

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