ELMER F. "BUD" REMENSCHNEIDER

ELMER "BUD" F. REMENSCHNEIDER, 85, died on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in New Haven, he was the son of the late William and Ida Remenschneider. He was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church, New Haven where he held many offices. The U.S. Navy veteran served his county in World War II and was a charter member of American Legion Post 330. He was the past president of New Haven Chamber of Commerce, a master gardener, and 17 year member of the New Haven Volunteer Fire Department. He was also a member of New Haven Kiwanis, New Haven Lions Club, and former officer of the Echo-German Mutual Insurance Company. He was co-owner of Deluxe Dry cleaners for 24 years and a partner at Bremer's Home & Garden Store for 18 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Maxine; sons, Thomas (Leslie) of Fort Wayne, Rev. Dennis (Connie) of Holland, Mich., Kenneth (Sharon) of Indianapolis, and Gary (Kay) and Jon, both of New Haven; sister, Esther Selking of Decatur; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by sisters, Alma Hemsoth and Helen Federspiel. Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven, with calling one hour prior to service. The Rev. Paul Shoemaker officiating. Calling also from 3 to 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Burial with military honors in Concordia Cemetery Gardens, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials to Emanuel Lutheran Church or Worship for Shut-ins. To share online condolences. please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jan. 11, 2013