Oct. 8, 1916 - March 24, 2013
SYRACUSE - James E. "Jim" Hershberger, 96, of Syracuse, died at 4:35 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at home.
He was born Oct. 8, 1916, in Bremen, to the late Clement Conrad and Harriet Etta (Schlosser) Hershberger.
He married Mildred Beyler on Jan. 1, 1939, in Plymouth. She died in June 1958.
He married Elva C. (Haney) Huff on Feb. 12, 1959, in Bremen. She died Feb. 16, 2012.
His children, Lois Lindenfeld, Sherry (Bill) Newcum of Syracuse and Phil (Gwen) Hershberger of Bremen; stepchildren Donna (Steve) Wagner of Elkhart and Keith (Janice) Huff of Marion; nine grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren survive.
His son, Jay Leslie Hershberger, preceded him.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 28, at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St., Syracuse, and for one hour prior to the 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, services at Calvary United Methodist Church, 801 N. Huntington St., Syracuse. Graveside services will follow at 2 p.m. in Bremen Cemetery.
Memorial bequests may be given to Calvary United Methodist Church or IU Goshen Home Care & Hospice, P.O. Box 723, Goshen, IN 46567.