John Andrew Humphreys

Birth
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Oct 2014 (aged 88)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Wolcott, White County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 138120593 · View Source
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John A. Humphreys, 88, a lifelong resident of Wolcott, passed away at 12 p.m. (noon) Friday, October 31, 2014 at St. Elizabeth East Hospital in Lafayette.

He was born March 26, 1926 in Lafayette, Indiana to the late Maurice and Ruth (Miller) Humphreys. He married Arlene R. Ruemler on June 26, 1949 in St. James Lutheran Church in Reynolds. She died August 2, 2008.

He raised livestock and farmed his entire married life on the family farm in Wolcott, Indiana. He operated a successful family Shorthorn Cattle operation for many years and was on the Board of Directors of the National Shorthorn Association. He also held offices in both the National and State Shorthorn Associations and was Past President of the Farmers Cooperative in Wolcott.

He was a longtime member and elder of Meadow Lake Presbyterian Church in Wolcott. He was an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Navy serving during World War II and was active in the Wolcott American Legion where he helped in the presentation of military honors for many graveside services.

Surviving are his son, Andrew (Jacqui) Humphreys; two daughters, Sandra Hipsher and Susan (Mark) Stevenson; his brother, Jim (Gloria) Humphreys; a brother-in-law, Glenn Lemming; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death with his parents and wife is his sister, Martha Lemming.

Published in the Lafayette, Indiana Journal Courier Nov 1, 2014


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  • Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
  • Added: 31 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138120593
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Andrew Humphreys (26 Mar 1926–31 Oct 2014), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138120593, citing Meadow Lake Cemetery, Wolcott, White County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Bob & Nancy Cannon (contributor 46739623) .