Hugh L. Ehrman
Hugh L. Ehrman, 86, of rural Decatur died on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Adams Memorial Hospital in Decatur. He was born on April 29, 1926 in Preble to Floyd W. and Lola E. (Barger) Ehrman. He was married on February 14, 1952 to his first wife, Bernadine Kirchofer. She passed away on August 24, 1986. He married his second wife Carol (Yoder) Nussbaum, and she passed away on December 2, 2002. He was married on December 1, 2005 to Alice (Yoder) Hirschy.
He was a member of the Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren and the Progressive Sunday school class and was on the ministerial board. He was a trustee, a treasurer of Pleasant Dale Cemetery Board, and was a custodian at the church. He retired in 1988 from Automatic Sprinkler in Monroe after 26 years of service. He also served his country in the Korean War from 1948 to 1952.
He is survived by his wife of Decatur; two sons, Keith (Joanne) Ehrman of Bluffton; and Kevin (Kim) Ehrman of Westminster, Colorado; three daughters, Kay (Garry) Pearson of Davis, California; and Kendra (Mark) Everett; and Kristi (Michael) Miller, both of Decatur; five step-sons, Arnold Hirschy; Roger Hirschy; Stacy Hirschy; Gary Nussbaum; and Todd Nussbaum; three step-daughters, Rosemary Love; Lisa Martin; and Lana Gerber; sister, Ilene Reinhard of Craigville; ten grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and several step-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 22 at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur and one hour prior to the 11:00 a.m. funeral service on Saturday, June 23 at Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren. Officiating will be Pastor Jay Carter. Burial will take place at Pleasant Dale Cemetery.
Military graveside rites will be provided by the American Legion Post 43 Color Guard.
Memorials may be made to Pleasant Dale Church of the Brethren.
Arrangements provided by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home in Decatur. To sign the guest book, click on www.haggardandsefton.com.