Craig Himsel, 86, Otwell

Craig Himsel, 86, of Otwell, passed away at 4:26 a.m. Monday, December 17, 2018, at St. Charles Health Campus in Jasper.

He was born at Evansville on April 16, 1932, to Rader and Lela (Craig) Himsel. He married Rosemary Walters March 22, 1951. She preceded him in death on March 11, 2009.

Craig was a farmer in the Otwell Community and also worked for Englert Furniture Store in Jasper.

He was a member of Otwell United Methodist Church where he served on many church committees.

Craig is survived by one daughter, Brenda (David) Fuhrman, Otwell; three grandchildren, Timothy (Rachel) Fuhrman, Beth (Chad) Christenson and Brian (Mattie) Fuhrman; six great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sue Ellen (Carl) Wening, Jasper.

Preceding him in death besides his wife is one daughter, Barbara Ann Himsel.

Funeral services for Craig Himsel will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, December 21, 2018, at Otwell United Methodist Church, with burial to follow in Burr Oak Cemetery. The Rev. Jeff Pinney will officiate.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and one hour before services at church.

Memorial contributions may be made to Otwell United Methodist Church. 

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