Rev Claude E Wolfe

Rev Claude E Wolfe

Bunker Hill, Miami County, Indiana, USA
Death 4 Jul 1985 (aged 66)
Wabash, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
Burial North Manchester, Wabash County, Indiana, USA
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Kokomo Tribune; July 7, 1985
Rev. Claude E. Wolfe
ROANN, Ind. — The Rev. Claude
E. Wolfe, 66, Roann R.R. 1, a minister
in the Brethren Church, died at
Wabash County Hospital at 10:05
a.m. Thursday, July 4, 1985, following
an extended illness.

He had been pastor at Roann
Church of the Brethren since 1976 after
serving on the faculty of Manchester
College. He was a professor
and director of physical education
and head basketball coach at the college
for 25 years.

Born in Bunker Hill Nov. 10,1918,
he was a son of Walter and Clara
Ada (Jenkins) Wolfe. He was married
Sept. 7, 1941, to June Heestand, who

Also surviving are a son, Michael
Wolfe of Mesa, Ariz.; two daughters,
Claudia Rosen of Urbana R.R. 1, and
Kathy Philpott of Honolulu; four
brothers, Earl Wolfe of Kokomo,
Glenn Wolfe and John Wolfe, both of
Peru, and Walter Otho Wolfe of Fort
Wayne; and 10 grandchildren. A
brother preceded him in death.

He was a graduate of Clay Township
High School in Miami County
and was a graduate of Manchester
College, Indiana University and
Bethany Seminary. After his ordination,
Wolfe served as a missionary in
Ecuador and Puerto Rico and as director
of a Peace Corps project in

Wolfe served as a board member
of the Area 5 Council on the Aged
and Aging, Mental Health Association
in Wabash County and Timbercrest
Retirement Center in North
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday
at Cordier Auditorium at Manchester
College with the Rev. A. Baird
Helman officiating.

Burial will be atOaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester.
Calling at Grandstaff Funeral
Home, Chippewa and Quincy streets,
Roann, will be after 3 p.m. today.
Memorials can be in the form of
contributions to Roann Church of the
Brethren or Manchester College.

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