John T. Neuenschwander, 87
Posted on June 18, 2013
John T. Neuenschwander, 87, of Bluffton, passed away Monday morning, June 17, 2013, at Christian Care Retirement Community.
Born on May 19, 1926, in Wells County to William and Lizzie (Schwartz) Neuenschwander, John married Irene E. Isch in Bluffton on Nov. 20, 1949.
Mr. Neuenschwander was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church. Along with being an excavator, John and his wife, Irene, were the former owners of the Snug Café in Bluffton. He served in the United States Army during World War II.
Survivors include three sons, Randy J. (Judy) Neuenschwander of Berne, Michael A. (Candace) Neuenschwander of Bluffton, and Joe W. (Amy) Neuenschwander of Bowie, Md.; one daughter, Linda K. (Jeff) McAfee of Berne; 10 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two brothers, William Neuenschwander of Bluffton and Charles (Doris) Neuenschwander of Bluffton; three sisters, Lucille Grandlienard of Bluffton, Betty (William) Frauhiger of Bluffton, and Joyce (Howard) Baumgartner of Bluffton.
Along with his parents, John was preceded in death by an infant son, Gary Lee Neuenschwander; one brother, Walter Neuenschwander; and five sisters, Virgil Isch, Ellen Fiechter, Ada Gerber, Martha Heyerly, and Ann Frauhiger.
Services will be held Thursday, at 10:30 a.m. at the Apostolic Christian Church East, with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the church. Doyle Frauhiger and Steve Frauhiger will be officiating. Visitation will also be Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Goodwin – Cale & Harnish Memorial Chapel in Bluffton. Burial will be at the Apostolic Christian Cemetery in Adams County.
Military graveside honors will be performed by the United States Army Honor Guard in conjunction with American Legion Post 111 of Bluffton.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Apostolic Christian Church.
Online condolences: www.thegmcfamily.com
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