Marvin Huffer

April 23, 2013

Marvin E. Huffer, 87, of Frankfort passed away April 23, 2013 at the Indiana Veterans’ Home in West Lafayette. He was born January 25, 1926 in Mulberry to Charles E. and Irene B. (Dunham) Huffer. He married Helen F. Galey on December 13, 1945 and she preceded him in death on September 30, 2006. Mr. Huffer served in the United States Army during World War II from 1944 to 1947 in the 78th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He worked for Unarco Rohn in Frankfort for 22 years and retired in 1991. He was a member of the Frankfort VFW, American Legion Post #12, was Secretary for the Fraternal Order of Eagles from 1982 to 2006, and played Santa Claus at the Eagles for 40 years. He attended First Church of the Nazarene. Marvin enjoyed camping and worked at Old Mill Run until 2005. Survivors include 1 Son: Daniel E. (Rita) Huffer of Frankfort; 3 Daughters: Stella I. (Monty) Bushong of Thorntown, Lori A. (Clayton) Amos of Frankfort, and Lisa R. Albaugh of Thorntown; 1 Brother: Harold (Linda) Huffer of Gosport, IN; 13 Grandchildren; and 21 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife; great-granddaughter: Abby Amos; 2 sisters: Edith Alexander and Maxine Huffer; 5 brothers: Dale, Elmer, Wilbur, Clarence and Paul. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013 at Archer-Weston Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 26. Pastor Shan Sheridan will officiate. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort. Memorial donations may be made to charity of donor’s choice with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Condolences

4 Condolences for “Marvin Huffer”

  1. Penny (Millikan) Horton

    Lisa so sorry to here about your dad. Now he can be with your dear sweet momma. My thoughts are with you. Penny

  2. Ricky Bybee

    I worked with Marvin on the slitter at Unarco Rohn for a short time. I loved listening to his military stories, he was a great teacher. God Bless him. May God give peace and comfort to the family. He was a great man, I never new he was a Bronze Star recipient, a hero.

  3. Garry and Brenda Fisher

    To the Family of Marvin Huffer I am very sorry to hear about your dad, I know he is with your mother and they will enjoy the time with each other. I work with your dad at ROHN Products for the 22 year he work there, I not sure if Danny and Lori remember me. But my wife and I are praying for you and your family in this time of your Dad passing, I know u will miss him, but he his in gods hands now, and at peace, and I know he missed your mother very much, I saw him after your mother passing, and he miss her very much, Again out prayers are with you and the family

  4. Tammy

    I was so honored to get to know Marvin over the last six months at the Veteran’s home. Your dad was a wonderful man and it was apparent that he loves his children and grandchildren very much. I will truly miss him. God bless you all. I hope you all have peace.

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