Homer Morgan Ohlwine

September 2, 1936 ~ December 14, 2021 (age 85)


Homer Morgan Ohlwine, 85, of Fort Wayne, formerly of Churubusco, passed away on December 14, 2021, at Coventry Meadows Nursing Home. 

He was born in Churubusco, on September 2, 1936, to the late Idris C. "Dutch" and Lois I. (Fey) Ohlwine.

Homer married Maud "Eleanor" Morgan on March 30, 1957, in Ossian.

He worked as an Electronic Technician at Magnavox in Fort Wayne for 30 years, retiring in 1992. 

Homer was a member of Arcola United Methodist Church and also a member of Arcola Lions Club since 1967. He graduated from Churubusco High School in 1954, then attended Purdue Extension in Fort Wayne to earn his degree in Electronics in 1966.
He is survived by his wife, Maud "Eleanor" Ohlwine of 64 years; three daughters, Amanda M. (Daniel) Lowther, Susan E. (Tim) Gerig and Brenda (Rick) Langille; one son, Donald L. Ohlwine; four sisters, Ester Sherman, Carol Pontius, Jane Pointset and Darlene (Cory) Hauser; two brothers, Herb (Joyce) and Bruce (Sue) Ohlwine; twelve grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.         
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Larry Ohlwine.

Visitation will be from 4-8, on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Sheets and Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 22, 2021, at Arcola United Methodist Church, 11311 Arcola Road Arcola, IN 46704, with calling one hour prior to the service.

Burial will be at Christian Chapel Cemetery.
Memorials to Arcola United Methodist Church.

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December 21, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sheets & Childs Funeral Home - Churubusco
206 North Main Street
Churubusco, IN 46723

Funeral Service
December 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Arcola United Methodist Church (Arcola Road Arcola)

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