Don F. Vore

Don F. Vore, 82, of Bluffton, IN, and having family in Warren, IN, died Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, due to complications from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Mr. Vore was a lifelong resident of Bluffton. He graduated from Bluffton High School in 1953. He served in the Indiana National Guard and was a member of the Moose Lodge and the American Legion. He retired from Dana Corporation after 42 years.
He was born Nov. 24, 1935 to Fred G. and Geraldine Walters Vore. He married Carol Redd on Oct. 10, 1955, and she preceded him in death on Dec. 4, 2007.

Surviving are three daughters, Sherry (Harvey) Hilton, of Geneva; Michelle (John) Fouts, of Warren; and Jill (Jim) Thurman, of Hartford City; a son, Steve (Cheryl) Vore, of Fairmount; two brothers, Dr. Vic (Jeanne) Vore, of Portland, OR, and Ron (Brenda) Vore, of Xenia, OH; two sisters, Patricia Vore, of Portland, OR, and Marie Hatcher, of Cleveland, OH; six grandchildren, Bryan (Autumn) Weeks, Jana (Karl) Schmidt, Jacob Vore, Reilly Vore, Justin Price and Allison Price; two stepgrandchildren, Ashley Thurman and Andrew Thurman; and six great-grandchildren.

There will be no visitation or funeral service. Interment will be at LaFontaine IOOF Cemetery, where a private family service will be held.

Memorials are to the American Cancer Society or the Wells County Foundation.

Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home in Bluffton handled the arrangements.

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