CARL C. LOTTER, 69, of Monroe, went to be with his Heavenly Father on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at his residence. He was born on May 21, 1943 in La Porte, Ind. a son of Ralph G. and Miriam J. (Childs) Lotter. On Oct. 29, 1966 he married Marsha L. Thompson. He was a member of First Missionary Church in Berne, where he was active in the Friendship Sunday School Class. He was a 1970 graduate of Purdue University, earning a degree in Ag Economics. During his career Carl was employed by Central Soya and also Monroe Grain, where he served as co-owner. At the time of Carl's passing he was co-owner of Agland Grain in Bluffton, Ind. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Marsha L. Lotter of Monroe; his mother, Rosemary Lotter of Colleyville, Texas; two sons, Todd E. (Jodi) Lotter of Berne, and Thad A. (Carla) Lotter of Monroe; a daughter, Tanya (Tim) Bluhm of Monroe; four brothers, Dean R. (Mildred) Lotter of Henderson, Ky., David A. (Lee Anna) Lotter of Terre Haute, Ind., Bruce D. (Debbi) Lotter of Dallas, Texas, and Stephen M. (Laurie) Lotter of Kalamazoo, Mich.; three sisters , Barbara A. (Charles) Damery of Rochester, Ill., Cynthia K. Fletcher of Colleyville, Texas, and Sarah J. Wise of Moline, Ill.; 10 grandchildren, Nathan, Erica, Emily, and Natalie Bluhm, Ashley, Brittany, and Courtney Lotter, and Hunter, Devin, and Grace Lotter. He was preceded in death by his father; and birth mother. Funeral service is 11 a.m. Friday, April 5, 2013 at First Missionary Church, 950 U.S. 27 South, Berne, Ind., with calling one hour prior to service. Rev. Don Williams and Rev. Mike Wertenberger officiating. Visitation also from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 4, 2013 at First Missionary Church, Fellowship Hall, 950 U.S. 27 South, Berne. Ind. Entombment will take place in the M.R.E. Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to First Missionary Church (Sound System), Family Life Care - Hospice, or to Youth for Christ. Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur, Ind. To sign our guest book, click on

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Apr. 2, 2013