George H. Dunwiddie

George Henry Dunwiddie, 76, of Bluffton, and having family members in Huntington, died Jan. 3, 2009, at 2:32 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.

Mr. Dunwiddie, a lifelong resident of Wells County, worked at International Harvester for 33 years and as a production supervisor at General Manufacturing in Bluffton for 13 years, retiring in 2000. He attended Bluffton High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was a member of American Legion Post 111 and the First Presbyterian Church in Bluffton.

He was born Sept. 6, 1932, in Wells County to Henry Harrison and Grace O. Dyson Dunwiddie. He married Nancy J. Sowards on March 17, 1957, in Bluffton. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include three daughters, Julie (David) Kaplan, of Zionsville; Marcia (Eric) Steffen, of Bluffton; and Linda (Mark) Grush, of Leo; a son, Mark (Kandace) Dunwiddie, of Huntington; two sisters, Vera Morehouse, of Milford, and Elizabeth Meyer, of Bluffton; a brother, Lloyd Dunwiddie, of Allegan, MI.; and nine grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Jan. 6, 2009, at Thoma/Rich, Chaney and Lemler Funeral Home, Bluffton, with Rev. Robert Madsen officiating. Burial was at the Six Mile Cemetery, Wells County, with graveside military rites conducted by American Legion Post 111 and the United States Army Honor Guard.

Preferred memorials are gifts to the First Presbyterian Church, Bluffton, or the American Heart Association in care of the Thoma/Rich, Chaney and Lemler Funeral Home, 308 W. Washington St., Bluffton, IN 46714.