Stephen Speicher, 71

Stephen Scott Speicher, 71, of rural Wabash, died at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 17, 2016. 

He was born Oct. 2, 1944, in Huntington, to Clarence H. Speicher and Ruth Ellen (Haines) Keefer.

Steve was a 1962 graduate of Lancaster High School, in Huntington County and attended Marion College in Marion, Indiana two years.  He was a US Army veteran, serving as a dental hygienist at Fort Meade, Maryland. 

He married Masolia "Tina" Martin at the Andrews Christian Church on July 19, 1970.  Steve retired from GDX/General Tire in Wabash after 20 years.  He was a member of the Dora Christian Church and the Andrews Lions Club.  He enjoyed collecting toy tractors and assembling them.

He is survived by his wife, Masolia "Tina" Speicher of Wabash; son, Ben Speicher of Lubbock, Texas; brothers and sisters, Roger (Jane) Speicher and Diane Dice, both of Wabash, Chrisann (Elden) Heckler of Celina, Ohio, Jennifer Ott of Peru, Denny (Karen) Stanley of Ossian, Charles Lamons of Bluffton, and Harold (Diane) Lamons of Florida. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Sherry Lynn Speicher.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with minister Mark Wisniewski officiating.  Burial will be at a later date in Center Grove Cemetery, Lincolnville.  Friends may call 3-7 pm Friday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Dora Christian Church.

The memorial guest book for Steve may be signed at


Posted on 2016 May 19