Monday, May 17th, 2010
Marion J. Neargarder, 79, Versailles, died at 9:28 a.m. May 15, 2010, at his home.
He was born Nov. 9, 1930, in Frenchtown, to Chelcie and Alfreda Goubeaux Neargarder. On May 12, 1962, he married Joan Abels, who survives.
Also surviving are three children, Karen (Tony) Walter, Piqua, Joyce (Tom) Luke, Delaware, and Roger (Lannette) Neargarder, Russia; one brother, Carl (Ruth) Neargarder, Frenchtown; and three sisters, Virginia Sparks, Colorado, Dorothy (Donald) Beers, Hamilton, and Ilene (Leroy) Lange, St. Henry; and five grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Donald Neargarder, and a sister, Rita Schmitt.
He worked at the former Chrysler Corporation for 30 years, and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was also a member of the St. Denis Catholic Church in Versailles.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial will follow at St. Valbert Cemetery in Versailles.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home in Versailles.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.