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PAUL RICHARD LOPSHIRE, 72, of rural South Whitley, died Sunday, May 20, 2018, at Boyne Falls, Mich. Born Feb. 28, 1946, in Fort Wayne, he was a son of Ralph E. and Arneda G. (Haney) Lopshire. He graduated from Columbia City Joint High School in 1964. On June 15, 1968 he married Nancy Ann Gangwer. For over 40 years, he worked for Dana, Spicer Axle Division. Surviving are his wife, Nancy; two sons, Matthew A. (Sheli) Lopshire of Columbia City and Gregory P. Lopshire of Chicago; two grandsons, a sister, and two brothers. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday at Smith & Sons Funeral Home, Columbia City. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. To send online condolences, please visit

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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on May 22, 2018
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