Wednesday, December 26th, 2007
Lavern H. "Bud" Wellman, 78, formerly of Portland, Ind., died at 11:17 a.m. Dec. 25, 2007, at Adams Memorial Hospital, Decatur, Ind.
He was born Oct. 2, 1929, in Portland, to Phillip and Josephine Muhlenkamp Wellman.
Survivors are a son, Matt (Misty), Bluffton, Ind.; a daughter, Pam (Jeff) Timmerman, Fort Recovery; four sisters, Sally (Bill) Reier, St. Henry, Wilma (Jim) Pfeffenberger and Doris Grieshop, all of Celina, and Jeanette "Ginny" (Richard) Alig, Coldwater; a sister-in-law, Julianna, St. Henry; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Norbert and Cletus; and a sister, Mildred Brunswick.
He was a retired farmer and also retired from Fruehauf Trailors Corporation, Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a U.S. Army veteran and member of St. Anthony Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:45 a.m. Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to the Alzheimers Foundation.