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Louis Bernard Struckman
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1925
Aurora
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 2012
Andersonville
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

Full Name Louis Bernard Struckman
Date of Birth Sunday, November 29th, 1925
Date of Death Thursday, December 27th, 2012

Louis B. Struckman Age 87, recently of Dillsboro and long-time resident of Moores Hill, passed away December 27, 2012 at one of his daughter's homes in Tennessee.

He worked at Aurora Casket Company 11 years and Stedman Foundry in Aurora for 33 years. Born and raised in Aurora, he would have graduated in 1945, but instead enlisted in the Navy at the age of 17. As a turret ball gunner, he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and a Gold Star in lieu of a second Distinguished Flying Cross, for his bravery in the Pacific Fifth Fleet.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Leona; daughters Roberta and husband J.W. Smith of Pontotoc, Mississippi; Patricia and husband Rick Elliott of Andersonville, Tennessee; Connie and husband Martin Kraus of San Diego, California, along with 9 grandchildren , several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

He is preceded by all 8 siblings and parents, Florence (nee Goodpaster) and Frank Struckman. Visitation will be at the Aurora Baptist Church, 600 Daugherty Road, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with graveside services immediately after at Riverview Cemetery in Aurora. The family asks that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the VFW in Aurora. Rullman Hunger Denney Funeral Home in Aurora and Hatmaker Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of arrangements.

Frank Struckman 20718461 d. 1985 was the brother of Louis Struckman. THEIR father Frank Struckman died June 1931 and is buried in Old German Lutheran Cem. Franklin Twshp, Milan, Indiana. 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Struckman (1886 - 1931)
  Florence Goodpaster Struckman (1886 - 1963)
 
 Spouses:
  Leona Juanita Konkle Struckman (1932 - 2013)*
  Leona Juanita Konkle Struckman (1932 - 2013)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
River View Cemetery
Aurora
Dearborn County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Jane Lane
Record added: Dec 27, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102728533
Louis Bernard Struckman
Added by: Jane Lane
 
Louis Bernard Struckman
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Louis Bernard Struckman
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- Jane Lane
 Added: Dec. 7, 2013
Thank you for your service to our country
- Jane Lane
 Added: Dec. 7, 2013

- Jane Lane
 Added: Dec. 27, 2012
 
 
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