John Deck, 78

John Thomas Deck, 78, Roann, died at 12:45 p.m., Sunday Feb. 10, at Miller’s Merry Manor East.

He was born Oct. 11, 1934, in Peru, to Gordon W. and Phyllis (Huffman) Deck.

John graduated from Roann High School in 1953. He was a lifelong farmer in the Roann area.

He is survived by two daughters, Debbie (Steve) Upchurch of Indianapolis, and Kim (Matthew) Wilcoxson, New Carlisle; granddaughter, Lauren Wilcoxson, New Carlisle; twin brother, James (Donna) Deck, Roann; two nieces, Kay (Jeff) Krom, Roann, and Beverly (Rex) Renz, North Manchester; nephew, Jimmy (Lauren) Deck, Roann, and several great nieces and nephews. His sister, Helen Deck, preceded him in death.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 335 S. Chippewa Rd., Roann, on Thursday 14, 2013 at 10 a.m. with Rev. Robert Kirtlan officiating. Burial will be in Roann Community Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Roann Volunteer Fire Department.

The memorial guest book for John may be signed at

Posted on 2013 Feb 13