Deryl "Joe" J. Longardner

October 22, 1945 ~ February 19, 2019 (age 73)


Deryl "Joe" Joseph Longardner, 73, of Churubusco, passed away on February 19, 2019, at Kingston Care Center, Fort Wayne.

Born in Noble County, on October 22, 1945, to Henry F. Wilks and Martha (Foote) Longardner.

Joe worked at Navistar for over 30 years.  He served in the US Marine Corp. Reserves.

Joe is survived by a daughter, Tami Longardner of Churubusco; a granddaughter, Jade Longardner; two sisters, Cheryl (Mike) Kline of Angola and Rose (Donald) Greve of Churubusco; two brothers, Pierre (Susie) Longardner of Churubusco and Gerald (Diane) Longardner of Avilla.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Martha (Foote) Longardner; father, Henry F. Wilks; adoptive father, Gerald Longardner; two brothers, Paul Longardner and John Philip Longardner.

Memorial calling will be Saturday, March 2, 2019, from 12 PM to 4 PM, at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, 206 N. Main Street, Churubusco, IN 46723.

Memorials to American Lung Association.  Designate to Whitley County, Indiana.

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Memorial Gathering
March 2, 2019

12:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723


American Lung Association
1200 Hosfird St. Suite 101, Hudson WI 54016

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