Goshen News, Goshen, IN

Obituaries

February 8, 2014

James Ray Larimer

Nov. 14, 1942-Feb. 7, 2014

GOSHEN — James Ray Larimer, 71, Goshen, died Friday at IU Health Goshen Hospital.

He was born Nov. 14, 1942, in Goshen, to Robert and Rebecca (Baringer) Larimer.

He is survived by a sister, Susan (Jerry) Schrock of Syracuse; a brother-in-law, Don Thompson of Millersburg; four nieces, Patricia Schrock, Betsy Korsmo, Michele Larimer and Nicole Sidwell; and a nephew, George Robert Schrock.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, George Larimer; and a sister, Carol Thompson.

He worked for NIPSCO doing regulator repair.

He was a member of the First United Church of Christ, Goshen, and a 1961 graduate of Millersburg High School.

Affiliations

He was a past post and district commander with the American Legion, and a past northern vice commander and past state membership chairman with the Legion, as well. He was a member American Legion Post 484, Millersburg, Goshen VFW Post 985, Goshen Lodge 12 Free & Accepted Masons, Scottish Rite Valley of South Bend, Orak, Temple Shriner, Michigan City.

Visitation is scheduled for Tuesday from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rieth-Rohrer-Ehret Funeral Home, Goshen, where the funeral will take place at 2 p.m. The Rev. Linda Sue Hewitt will officiate.

Burial will be in Brown Cemetery, Millersburg.

Memorial contribution can be made to the donor’s choice or to Brown Cemetery.

Online condolences can be sent via the website www.rrefh.com.

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