Virgil E. Anspaugh, 95

Virgil E. Anspaugh, 95, of Mendon, died on Tuesday, March 12, 2013, at the Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford, of natural causes.

He was born on April 21, 1917, in Berne, Ind., to parents Edward and Sarah Wendel Anspaugh, both of whom preceded him in death.

On June 10, 1937, he married Charlotte Shope, who preceded him in death on June 7, 2009.

He is survived by a son, Floyd and Dorothy Anspaugh of Mendon; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Henry, Edwin and Everett Anspaugh; by one sister, Osie Booker; and by his stepmother, Ida Pond.

He was a retired farmer, and his farm was located on Shelly Road, in Mendon. He worked for 12 years at Goodyear. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, and served in Japan during World War II.

He was a member of Mendon United Methodist Church.

Private family services will be held at noon Friday, at Cisco Funeral home in Celina, the Rev. Donald Clinger, officiant.

Burial will be held at Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.

Military Rites will be held at the cemetery by Celina VFW and the American Legion.

There will be no calling hours.

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