|Birth: ||May 24, 1922|
|Death: ||Mar. 7, 2009|
Gordon "Dutch" Sweppenheiser, age 86, of New Castle, passed away after an extended illness on Saturday, March 7, 2009. He was born March 24, 1922 in Nescopeck, PA, the son of Roscoe and Vera (Masteller) Sweppenheiser.
Gordon served this country during WW II in the U.S. Army. On January 2, 1954, he married the love of his life, Mildred (Lutz) Loftus. Gordon resided in New Castle since 1965 and retired from Chrysler Corporation after 22 years of employment as a machine repairman. He loved fishing, boating and gardening. He enjoyed his family, the outdoors and was always known for his great sense of humor.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Mildred Sweppenheiser of New Castle; a son, Dale (Joann) Lofus of New Palestine; four grandchildren: Angie (Neil) Ryan of Loveland, OH, Lisa Loftus of Mesquite, TX, Brad (Dona) Loftus of Fishers and Natalie Loftus of New Palestine; two great grandchildren; and a brother, David Sweppenheiser of NY.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Dolly Sweppenheiser and brother, Harry Sweppenheiser.
Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, March 12, 2009 at Hinsey Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Friends may call from 9:30-10:00 a.m. Thursday, prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Aurora, IN where military rites will be conducted. Memorial contributions may be given to the American Heart Association and to the Alzheimer's Association.
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