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Melvin R Harmeyer

March 3, 1938 ~ October 10, 2017 (age 79)

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Melvin R. Harmeyer 79, of Pershing passed away Tuesday evening, October 10, 2017 at Reid Hospital, following a brief illness.

One of six children born to Edward and Matilda “Tillie” Laker Harmeyer on March 3, 1938 in Batesville, Indiana.

He attended St. Gabriel School and was a 1956 graduate of Milton High School.

On May 17, 1958 he married Gale Smith at St. Gabriel Catholic Church in Connersville, Indiana.

During his last year of high school he had been employed at Stant Manufacturing in Connersville working nights and attending school during the day, for  34 years he had been employed at MEG in Cambridge City, Indiana in the maintenance department; an at the first filling station when Interstate 70 came through Cambridge City; he worked at Reid Hospital in the security department  retiring in 2005 after 16 years of service and had recently help his son at Hameyer Auction and Appraisal  in Rushville, Indiana. He had been the Town Marshall in Pershing Indiana.

In his leisure he enjoyed gardening, feeding his birds and squirrels but found the most enjoyment in spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of  59 years, Gale Harmeyer; his son, Russell “Rusty” Harmeyer and his wife, Judy of Richmond, Indiana; his daughter, Ronda Estes and her husband Bruce of Fountain City, Indiana; three grandchildren: Natalie Klotz and her husband, Kevin of Richmond, Indiana, Hunter Estes  and (Katlyn Mathews) of Cambridge City, Indiana and Jessica Estes ( Brian Vasquez) of Fountain City, Indiana; three great grandchildren: Riggin, Hayze and Stockton Klotz; two sisters, Marilyn Schunk and Evelyn Klein both of Milton, Indiana; a brother, Floyd Harmeyer and his wife Janet of Milton, Indiana; a sister-in-law, Donna Schaefer  and her husband Gary of Cambridge City, Indiana; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Kenny and Roy Harmeyer; two brother-in laws: David Keith Schunk and James Klein; his mother and father in law, Margaret and Conley Smith

Family and friends may call from 4 until 8 PM on Monday October 16, 2017 at Miller Moster Robbins Funeral Home, Connersville, Indiana or anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com.

Private funeral service will be held on Tuesday with burial to follow in Riverside Cemetery, Cambridge City, Indiana.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to H.E.L.P the animal shelter; any no kill animal shelter or Wayne County 4-H.


 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
October 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331

Private Services

Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home
1704 Grand Ave
Connersville, IN 47331


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