Thursday, May 23rd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Ernest Muhlenkamp
  Ernest L. Muhlenkamp, 77, Portland, Ind., died May 22, 2013, at his daughter's residence in Portland.
He was born Nov. 13, 1935, in
Jay County, Ind., to Linus and Esther Krieg Muhlenkamp. On Nov. 22, 1956,
he married Janet Brugge-
man, who sur-
vives.
Other survivors are four sons, Michael (Pat) Muhlenkamp of Portland, Keith Muhlenkamp of Portland, Randy (Ronda) Muhlenkamp of Florence, S.C., and Jerome (Leslie) Muhlenkamp of Fort Recovery; four daughters, Karen (John) Shields of Hartford City, Ind., Nancy (Dan) Link of Portland, Jill (David) Hemmelgarn of Portland, and Mary (Marty) Jutte of Portland; four sisters, Lou Ann Knoth of Coldwater, Juanita Buening of St. Henry, Elaine (Tom) Carlisle of Dayton, and Kathleen (Tom) Coon of Little Rock, Ark.; three brothers, Ivan (Sue) Muhlenkamp of St. Joe, Mich., Lavaughn (Doris) Muhlenkamp of Portland, and Ben Muhlenkamp of St. Louis, Mo.; 40 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; a brother-in-law, Elmer Kuess of Celina; and a sister-in-law, Delores Muhlenkamp of Portland.
Deceased are a great-grandchild; a brother, Alvin Muhlenkamp; a sister, Irma Kuess; a brother-in-law, Cletus Knoth; and a brother-in-law, Paul Buening.
He owned and operated a van transport service and had retired from farming. He attended Coldwater High School and was a former Jay County commissioner, NFO director and member of the board of directors of the First National Bank, Portland. He also was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, its Men's Society and the Catholic Order of Foresters.  
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Anthony Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-9:45 a.m. Saturday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Condolences may be left at www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.
Additional obituaries for this date
a_d
Friday
28°
Cloudy
12%
Friday Night
18°
Mostly Cloudy
1%
Saturday
28°
Mostly Cloudy
9%
Saturday Night
24°
Chance Snow
45%
Sunday
33°
Snow
80%
Sunday Night
30°
Rain/Snow Likely
88%
Monday
36°
Slight Chance Snow
47%
Monday Night
25°
Mostly Cloudy
10%
Tuesday
31°
Chance Snow
30%
Tuesday Night
16°
Chance Snow
31%
Wednesday
22°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Wednesday Night
Partly Cloudy
13%
3 Day
Extended
a_d
a_da_da_d