Saturday, June 28th, 2008
Herman R. Linn, 83, formerly of New Castle, Ind., died June 26, 2008, at the assisted living center where he was living in Indianapolis, Ind.
He was born Jan. 8, 1925, in Mercer County to Otto and Nora Stover Linn. He married Thelma Tucker, who died in February 1955.
Surviving are three sons, David, Indianapolis, Tim, Las Cruces, N.M., and Dennis, Whitehouse; a daughter, Lori Carpenter, Indianapolis; two sisters, Alice Bruns, Rockford and Janet Heureux, Lakeview; two brothers, Gene, Lake Butler, Fla., and Robert, Rockford; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Jane Brown; a sister, Ethel Longsworth; and a brother, Paul.
A former local pastor, he served with the Church of the Nazarene from 1958 to 1989, mostly working in Indiana churches. Linn served with the U.S. Navy during World War II and retired from D&M in Connersville, Ind., after 20-plus years of service.
Services are 2 p.m. Monday at Westview Nazarene Church, New Castle, the Rev. Max Downs officiating. Burial will follow at South Mound Cemetery.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle and 1-2 p.m. Monday at the church.
Online condolences may be made at www.hinsey-brown.com.