Farrell Retter (1944 - 2014)

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  • "With heart felt sympathy. May the Lord rest his hand..."
    - Mary Retter
  • "Sandra and Sons & family you are in my prayers."
    - Reba Weir
  • "Sandra ,so sorry to hear about Farrell my prayers go out to..."
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    - Bruce Johnson
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    - Alan Cummings
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Farrell Retter, 69

Farrell Retter, 69, of Lynn, passed away late Friday evening, August 1, 2014 at his residence.
He was born August 21, 1944 in Winchester to Edgar and Helen (Simmons) Retter. He was a 1962 graduate of Lynn High School (go Bull Dogs). A lifelong farmer in Randolph County, Farrell had worked his early years at the Carlos Creamery. He loved the land and felt blessed with the opportunity of having a career that he enjoyed so much. He attended New Liberty Christian Church and was a member of Liberty Cemetery Board. He was a past member of High Point Young Farmers and a member of Randolph County Antique Tractor Club.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of almost 50 years, Sandra (Norman) Retter; three sons, Greg Retter (wife, Brenda) of Carlos, Chris Retter (wife, Melissa) and Eric Retter (wife, Shannon), all of Lynn; a sister, Judy Sloniker of Parker City; grandchildren, Courtney Pegg (husband, Kyle), Casey Retter, Erin Arbogast (husband, Nick), Alex Retter, Jaden Retter, Clayton Retter, Morgan Retter and Parker Retter; great grandchildren, Bentley Pegg and Aubree Burns; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Frank Retter; a brother-in-law, Dick Sloniker.
A service to celebrate Farrell's life is 10 a.m. Thursday at Farrell Retter Family Farm, 1352 W. 700 S. Lynn, IN 47355. Burial will follow at Liberty Cemetery, Lynn.
Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at the family farm. Thomas Memorial Chapel, Lynn, is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wilsonshookfuneralhomes.com.
Memorial contributions may be made to Randolph County Antique Tractor Association or New Liberty Christian Church. Envelopes will be provided.
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Thomas Memorial Chapel
108 E Sherman St
Lynn, IN 47355
(765) 874-2406
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Published in the Winchester News-Gazette on Aug. 4, 2014