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 Edwin Harry Metzler

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Edwin Harry Metzler

Birth
Sarh, Moyen-Chari, Chad
Death
26 Feb 2017 (aged 88)
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Burial
Mishawaka, St. Joseph County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID
176928987 View Source

MISHAWAKA, IN - Edwin H. Metzler, 88, of Longbow Dr. Mishawka, IN, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, in his daughter's home.

Edwin was born on February 6, 1929, in Ft. Archambault, Tchad, Africa, to the late Paul and Etiennette Metzler. On November 9, 1950, in Grand Rapids, MI, Edwin was married to the late Lois (Harshman). He was proceeded in death by 2 brothers and 6 sisters. Edwin is survived by; 1 sister, Evelyene Metzler of Seabring, Florida and his 3 children, Carol Jean (Ronald) Batterson, of Lakeland, Florida, Joyce (Gary) Baker, of Anchorage, Alaska, Rose (Timothy) Barger, of Mishawaka, He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Christina (Batterson) Plump, Tonya (Steve) Lalonde, Kevin (Elizabeth) Blake, Joshua (Jessica) Blake, and 10 great grandchildren along with 2 great grandchildren.

Ed (as most People knew him) grew up with his missionary parents in Tchad, Africa. After he married Lois Harshman, they both followed their Lord and became missionaries in Liberia Africa. After returning home to the United States, Ed taught math in Mishawaka Schools for many years, later he taught at Ivy Tech College. Ed was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Mishawaka where he served the Lord faithfully.

Viewing will be at Bubb's Funeral Home on Sunday March 5, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm. There will also be a 1 hour viewing prior to the Funeral service on Monday March 6, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Mishawaka at 1 pm, where Pastor Pete Jones will officiate. A graveside service will also take place at Fairview Cemetery immediately following.

Donations in Edwin's name can be made to First Baptist Church of Mishawaka.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 3, 2017

MISHAWAKA, IN - Edwin H. Metzler, 88, of Longbow Dr. Mishawka, IN, passed away on Sunday, February 26, 2017, in his daughter's home.

Edwin was born on February 6, 1929, in Ft. Archambault, Tchad, Africa, to the late Paul and Etiennette Metzler. On November 9, 1950, in Grand Rapids, MI, Edwin was married to the late Lois (Harshman). He was proceeded in death by 2 brothers and 6 sisters. Edwin is survived by; 1 sister, Evelyene Metzler of Seabring, Florida and his 3 children, Carol Jean (Ronald) Batterson, of Lakeland, Florida, Joyce (Gary) Baker, of Anchorage, Alaska, Rose (Timothy) Barger, of Mishawaka, He is also survived by his 4 grandchildren, Christina (Batterson) Plump, Tonya (Steve) Lalonde, Kevin (Elizabeth) Blake, Joshua (Jessica) Blake, and 10 great grandchildren along with 2 great grandchildren.

Ed (as most People knew him) grew up with his missionary parents in Tchad, Africa. After he married Lois Harshman, they both followed their Lord and became missionaries in Liberia Africa. After returning home to the United States, Ed taught math in Mishawaka Schools for many years, later he taught at Ivy Tech College. Ed was a long time member of First Baptist Church of Mishawaka where he served the Lord faithfully.

Viewing will be at Bubb's Funeral Home on Sunday March 5, 2017 from 2 to 5 pm. There will also be a 1 hour viewing prior to the Funeral service on Monday March 6, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Mishawaka at 1 pm, where Pastor Pete Jones will officiate. A graveside service will also take place at Fairview Cemetery immediately following.

Donations in Edwin's name can be made to First Baptist Church of Mishawaka.
Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 3, 2017


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