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Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
Complete Obituary
Kenneth Suman
  Kenneth L. Suman, 85, 206 South St., Willshire, died at 12:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2008, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Sept. 15, 1923, in Adams County, Ind., to Harry and Bessie Drummond Suman. On July 5, 1947, he married Mary Lou Stetler, who died April 12, 2003.
Surviving are four daughters, Marilyn (Jerry) Lautzenheiser, Becky (David) White, Rosie Pond, all of Willshire, and Rickie (John) Gamble, Rockford; a son Kevin (Becky), Willshire; four brothers, Gordon, Pennville, Ind., Rev. Floyd (Ellen), Ashland, Ky., Rev. Harold (Lorena), Defiance, and Donald (Jane), Decatur, Ind.; a sister, Ruth (Richard) Hurst, Decatur, Ind.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are six brothers, Lester, Otho, John, Harry, Earl and Walter; a sister, Dora Mae Rayl; and a grandson.
He retired from the former International Harvester Corp., Fort Wayne, Ind., after 30 years service. He was a member of Praise Point Church, Willshire, and a U.S. Army veteran serving during World War II in the Italian and Western European Theaters, where he was awarded the Silver Star and attained the rank of Sergeant.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Mark Rutledge officiating. Burial is at Willshire Cemetery.
Calling is 2-4 and 5-8 p.m. Thursday at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, and Friday one hour prior to service at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church or the Wren Emergency Medical Services.
Condolences can be left at www.zwickjahn.com.
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