Ives Eugene Wehmeier, 86, of Sandborn, Indiana, passed away peacefully, on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Odon, Indiana. He was born on June 24, 1935, in Bruceville to William Wehmeier and Lydia (Held) Wehmeier. Ives married Marilyn K. Wehmeier on January 7, 1955.
Ives was a Journeyman Tool and Diemaker at General Electric in Linton, retiring in 1990. He was a natural-born mechanic. He loved to tinker, especially on motorcycles, lawnmowers, and small engines. He also enjoyed spending time on his pickup tailgate sharing stories with friends.
Family left to cherish the memories of Ives include his son, David (Bonnie) Wehmeier, three daughters, Carol (Douglas) Huffman, Sharon (Randall) Boberg and Karen Denise Miller; grandchildren, Ryan (Angie) Wehmeier, Greg (Emily) Huffman, Kathryn (Matthew) Turbek, Caleb Roche, Arthur Franklin (Alexandra) Roche, Madeline Roche, Lucas Miller and Joshua Miller; step-grandchildren, Kathryn Boberg and Jennifer (Joshua) Anthis, sixteen great-grandchildren.
Ives was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn K. Wehmeier; brothers, Doyle, Harry and Merlin Wehmeier; sisters, Hazel Jackson, Mildred Campbell, Helen Fairhurst, Ruby Dinkens.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 AM (EST) on Saturday, May 7, 2022, at Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton with Rev. Jon Hemmer officiating. Military graveside rights will be conducted by the Vincennes Honor Guard. Ives will be laid to rest in Salem Cemetery.
Family and friends may call from 5:00 to 7:00 PM (EST) on Friday May 6, 2022, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Indiana Chapter, 8445 Keystone Crossing #135 Indianapolis, IN 46240. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Arrangements and care have been entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.andersonpoindexter.com.
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