Goshen News, Goshen, IN

February 24, 2013

Kenneth Shriner

May 1, 1925-Feb. 23, 2013


— WINONA LAKE — Kenneth Shriner, 87, died early Saturday morning in Bremen.

He was born May 1, 1925, in Goshen, to Rufus and Myrtle (Hall) Shriner.

On Aug. 4, 1950, he married Betty Davis in Goshen. She survives.

Also surviving is a sister, Mildred Heeter, Goshen.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Donald Shriner; and a sister, Margaret Shriner.

Mr. Shriner served in the U.S. Navy for two and a half years. He served in both the European and Pacific Theatres, including Omaha Beach on D-Day, and witnessing the flag being raised on Iwo Jima.

After returning home, he worked at the former Penn Controls for 45 years. He was also a member of Calvary Baptist Church, Oswego.

Friends and family may meet at Violett Cemetery for a 10 a.m. Wednesday graveside service. The Rev. Kirk Barger of Calvary Baptist Church will officiate.

Memorial donations may be directed to Calvary Baptist Church, Oswego, or Kosciosko County Home Healthcare and Hospice.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent to www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.