Herbert W. Shambarger, 85

Herbert W. Shambarger, 85, North Manchester, died at 2:40 a.m. Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Timbercrest Healthcare Center, North Manchester. 

He was born March 7, 1929, in Macy, to Lewis and Bernice (Cover) Shambarger.  On Nov. 30, 1947, he married Doris I. Frantz. 

He was a lifetime farmer. 

Herbert is survived by his wife, Doris Shambarger, North Manchester; two sons, Fred Shambarger, North Manchester, and Jeff (Beth) Shambarger, Roann; two daughters, Elaine (Tom) Gearhart, Silver Lake, and Ginny (Curt) Falk, North Manchester; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. 

Three brothers and five sisters are deceased. 

Family and friends may call Wednesday, Feb, 25, 2015, from 4-7 p.m. at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester.  Services Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 at 10 a.m. at McKee Mortuary, .  Larry Cripe & Richard Brovont will officiate. 

Burial will be in Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, North Manchester.

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Posted on 2015 Feb 24