Wilbur D. Lehman, 98
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Wilbur D. Lehman, 98, of Battle Ground, passed away on Dec. 21, 2012, at St. Anthony Health Care. He was born Oct 31, 1914, in rural Carroll Co., to Philip and Laura Ulrey Lehman. Wilbur graduated from Dayton High School in 1934. On Jan 29th 1939, he married Martha A Stackhouse of Battle Ground and she survives.
Wilbur was a printing pressman for the Lafayette Journal and Courier for 37 years, retiring in 1979. He also served on the Tippecanoe Twp Vol Fire Dept at Battle Ground for over 40 years. Wilbur was a member of the Battle Ground United Methodist Church for over 70 years.
After retirement Wilbur enjoyed woodworking and fishing in Canada with his sons and grandsons.
Besides his wife, Wilbur is survived by sons, Thomas E. Lehman (wife Donna) and Philip D. Lehman (wife Jackie), both of Battle Ground. Grandsons, Ronald W. Lehman (wife Diane) and Thomas C. Lehman (wife Michelle) both of Battle Ground. Granddaughters, Kelly Elder of Fishers, Jennifer Lehman of Lafayette, and Jody Auberry of W. Lafayette. He has 11 great-grandchildren; and one great great-granddaughter.
Wilbur was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Leo Lehman and a sister Wanda Bray.
Visitation will be from 12-2 p.m. Sunday at Soller-Baker West Lafayette Funeral Chapel. Service time will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Soller-Baker West Lafayette Funeral Chapel with Rev. Brian White officiating. Memorial contributions can be made to the Tippecanoe Township Volunteer Fire Department at Battle Ground. Online condolences can be sent to www.soller-baker.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 21 to Dec. 22, 2012