Jan. 9, 1939 - March 23, 2013
LAKELAND, Fla. - Dion "Don" Nusbaum, 74, formerly of Goshen, Ind., died Saturday afternoon, March 23, 2013, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center following a stroke.
He was born Jan. 9, 1939, in Goshen to Theodore A. and Gladys E. (Hartzler) Nusbaum. On Aug. 24, 1968, he married Sharon Kay "Shari" Kilmer in Goshen at United Church of Christ.
She survives along with three daughters, Tamara Sisk of Mesa, Ariz., Linda Jean Nusbaum of Elkhart, Ind., and Cynthia Ann Jones of Goshen.; a son, Bradley Eugene Nusbaum of Lott, Texas; five grandchildren; a great-grandson; and two brothers, Dennis L. Nusbaum of Jackson, Mich., and Richard Nusbaum of Sarasota.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Sharon Lantz.
A 1957 graduate of Goshen High School, Mr. Nusbaum spent most of his working life in the Goshen area working at Frederich Tool, Benteler Industry and retiring from Anderson-Boling as plant manager in 1996. From 1996-2002 he owned and operated Dion's Service Company, a trucking and consulting service.
He was a 30-year member of Maplecrest Country Club, Moose Lodge and VFW Auxilary, all of Goshen, and American Legion Bristol Post 143. He attended First Presbyterian Church, Goshen, when in Indiana.
While in Florida he was a member of North Lakeland Presbyterian Church and Sand Pipers Country Club.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, 1911 S. Main St., Goshen, where a 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, 2013, funeral service will be led by the Rev. Alan Griffin of First Presbyterian Church, Goshen. Burial will follow in Violett Cemetery, Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.