AUBURN — Calvin F. Mansfield, 89, passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014, at his home in Auburn.
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Calvin was born Sept. 3, 1924, in Elkhart, to Martin and Laura (Wiseman) Mansfield.
He was a World War II veteran of the United States Army 4th Infantry Division "Ivy League" serving during three battles, the Normandy Invasion, the Battle of Omaha Beach, and the Battle of the Bulge. Calvin was also a participant on the Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana in 2011.
He worked for the Rieke Corporation in Auburn, retiring in 1985.
He was a member of the Newville Church of Christ and most recently attended the First Church of Christ in Garrett. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 202 of Butler for over 60 years, Garrett Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1892 of Garrett, and was a former member of the Loyal Order of Moose in Auburn.
Calvin married Eula G. Yeary on Nov. 21, 1947, in Auburn, and she survives.
Also surviving are two daughters and a son-in-law, Donna J. and Robert Walker of Garrett and Suzanne Myers of Auburn; three granddaughters and their spouses, Julie and Chris Vose, Tara and Allen Eddy, and Jody and Matt Luker; and eight great-grandchildren, Carli, Rachel, Caitlain, Josh, Austin, Nolan, Harley and Bill.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Carl Douglas Mansfield; four brothers, Boyd Mansfield, Henry Mansfield, Bill Mansfield and George Mansfield; and three sisters, Ruth Sonner, Dorothy Stevenson and Bea Harr.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 1860 Center St., Auburn, with Jerry Weller and Chaplain K.C. Klarner officiating.
Burial will take place in Woodlawn Cemetery in Auburn with a military graveside service conducted by the United States Army and the American Legion Post 202 of Butler.
Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to Honor Flight Northeast Indiana, First Church of Christ in Garrett, or the Quiet Knight Organization.
To send condolences, visit www.fellerandclark.
Feller & Clark Funeral Homes
1860 Center St
Auburn, IN 46706
Published in KPCNews on June 23, 2014