Saturday, December 29th, 2007
Ruel Harner, 92, 9944 Celina-Mendon Road, Celina, died Dec. 27, 2007, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born June 27, 1915, in Center Township to Gail and Hazel Webb Harner. He was married to Eathyle Kuhn, who died April 20, 1973. He later married Margaret Dickey, who died Dec. 27, 1989.
Surviving are two daughters, June (Glen) Florence, Coldwater, and Kathy (Laverne) Wendel, Celina; a step-son, Eugene (Pat) Dickey, Mendon; a step-daughter, Rosemary (Bob) Blessinger, Garrett, Ind.; two brothers, Glen (Kate), Mendon, and Herbert, Celina; 10 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Oreal; two sisters, Delores Buxton and Dorothy Manier; and one great-grandchild.
He was a retired farmer and attended Mt. Zion Methodist Church. He served as clerk and trustee for Center Township for several years. He also served on the Center Township school board and was a 1933 graduate of Neptune High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Randy Christian officiating. Burial is at North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.