Luther R. Mann, 76, Boone Township

Luther R. Mann, 76, of Boone Township, passed away at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019, in Memorial Hospital and Health Care Center in Jasper.

Luther was born in Boone Township on April 8, 1943, to Ralph and Hilda (Hoffman) Mann. He married Lou Ella Kieffner on May 14, 1966, in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville.

He was a 1961 graduate of Ireland High School.

He was a United State Veteran serving in the Army Reserves.

Luther was a lifetime farmer.

He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jasper, where he served on the church council and several committees, and the Young Farmers, where he previously received an award for outstanding farmer of the year.  He was previously on the advisory board for Boone Township and the Dubois County 4-H Board.

He enjoyed fishing and was a student pilot, who loved flying.

Surviving are his wife, Lou Ella Mann, Boone Township; two sons, Jeffery (Lisa) Mann, Boone Township, and Timothy (Nicole) Mann, Wooster, Ohio; seven grandchildren, Brittney (Alex) Lagerman, Lauren (Samuel) Ebenkamp, and Kaitlyn Mann, Olivia (Morgan) Clevenger and Ethan, Logan, and Jillian Mann; one great-grandson, Henry Ebenkamp; one brother, Paul (Linda) Mann, Jasper; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death are one sister and brother-in-law, Wilma and Harold Eck; and one nephew, Steve Mann.

Funeral services for Luther R. Mann will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Jasper, with burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery in Boone Township. Pastor Adam Ruschau will officiate.

A visitation will be held from noon until 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, and one hour before services at the church from 10 to 11 a.m. on Monday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Redeemer Lutheran Church or to a favorite charity.

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