Monday, April 8th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Deane McMillen
  Deane D. McMillen, 85, Willshire, died at 2:48 a.m. April 7, 2013,at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center, where he had been a patient for four days.
He was born April 10, 1927, in Adams County, Ind., to Glenn and Berniece Nuttle McMillen. On Nov. 20, 1947, he married Hazel A. Strickler in Willshire, and she survives.
Surviving are four sons, Terry (Beckie) McMillen of Rockford, Tim McMillen of Willshire, Mick (Julie) McMillen of Convoy and Tony (Kelly) McMillen of Fort Wayne, Ind.; a daughter, Teresa Bischoff of Angleton, Texas; seven grandchildren, Betsy Schoenleben, Kelly Sipe, Andy McMillen, Courtnee McMillen, Lindy Bilimek, Stephanie Coyne and Megan McMillen; and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard "Dick" and Robert "Bob" McMillen.
He was a member of the American Legion Post #207 in Willshire. He was a veteran of the United States Army, having served during World War II. He retired from International Harvester in 1982 after 25 years of service. Prior to International Harvester he had worked at the Schaefer Glove Company and also built several homes in the area with his brother, Dick.
Funeral services are 2 p.m. Wednesday at Zwick and Jahn Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind., the Revs. Mark Rutledge and Brad Kiddle officiating. Burial will follow at Willshire Cemetery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #207 of Willshire.
Calling is 2-4 and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the Wren-Willshire EMS, Praise Point Church or Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
For complete obituary information and to sign the on-line guestbook, visit www.zwickjahn.com.
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