Richard Speelman, 95

Richard Lee Speelman, 95, formerly of Lagro, died at 11:47 a.m., Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Marion General Hospital. 

He was born June 1, 1921, in Wabash, Jess and Berniece (Zook) Speelman.

He first married June Burnsworth in Marion, in July 1944; she died Nov. 10, 1976. He then married Joyce Ann (Haynes) Downam on Aug. 4, 1979 in Herbst.

He is survived by his wife, daughter, sister, three stepdaughters, stepdaughter-in-law, two grandchildren, eight stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren, and 19 great-stepgrandchildren. 

Funeral services will be 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 27, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash. Burial will be in Lagro Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation is 4 - 6 pm, Wednesday at the funeral home.


Posted on 2016 Jul 26