William B. Ulmer
76, of Indianapolis, passed away July 1, 2014. He was born December 6, 1937 to the late Ivan and Gladys Ulmer. William was a graduate of Thomas Carr Howe High School. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati where he was a member of Sigma Chi Alpha Fraternity, and a "Life Loyal Sig". He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Cuban Call Up from 1962-1963. Bill retired in 1993 after 37 years as an architect with Eli Lilly & Co., during which time he initiated the Co-Op Education Program, instituted contractor safety practices and developed usage of minority businesses.
Bill was a member of AIA, licensed architect in both Indiana and Arizona, an active and competitive tennis player receiving many national awards, and was also a co-chairperson of the Stadium Committee RCA Tennis Championships.
A memorial visitation will be held Sunday, July 6, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Shirley Brothers Fishers-Cas tleton Chapel , 9900 Allisonville Rd.
Bill is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Susan Ulmer; son, Jeff (Lauri) Ulmer; grandchildren, Ashley, Chloe and Carson; and sister, Jacqueline Leverenz. A brother, Jerry Ulmer; and a sister, Willie Mae Ulmer, preceded him in death. http://www.shirleybrothers.com