John M. Lynn, 84

John M. Lynn, 84, of Wabash, died at 8 p.m., Monday, June 13, 2016, at his home. 

He was born Aug. 26, 1931, in Akron, Ohio, to Oliver and Angie (Webb) Lynn.

John married Mildred "Millie" Martin in Wabash on December 7, 1957.  He served in both the U.S. Army and Marines.  He worked for Martin Yale, in Wabash, 40 years, retiring in 1993.  He was a member of Grace Fellowship in Wabash.  John loved spending time with his grandkids, going to his family sporting events, and bird, squirrel, and deer watching.

He is survived by his wife, Millie Lynn of Wabash; four children, Keith D. Lynn of Wabash, Debra (Tom) Stinger of Marion, David (Kathy) Lynn of Russell Springs, Ky., and Diane (Trent) Miller of Wabash; seven grandchildren, Michelle (Craig) Kirby, Rodney Lynn, and Jamie Strickler, all of Wabash, A.J Stinger of Marion, Cheyanne Lynn of Russell Springs, Ky., Austin Faust and Zack Miller, both of Wabash; five great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; sisters and brothers, Lois Blair of Van Lear, Ky., Marty Weitzel of Fort Wayne, Betty (Harold) Chaplin of Wabash, Charles (Barb) Lynn of Wolcottville, and Jack (Pat) Lynn of Wabash. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Mooney Lynn, and Jim Lynn, and two sisters, Mary Sue O'Neal, and Joann McGinnis.

Funeral services will be 10:30 am Friday, June 17, 2016 at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Rick Harrison officiating.  Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

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Posted on 2016 Jun 14