Mr. Marvin E. Huffer, 87, of Frankfort, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at the Indiana Veterans’ Home in West Lafayette.
Mr. Huffer was born Jan. 25, 1926, in Mulberry, to Charles E. and Irene B. (Dunham) Huffer.
He married Helen F. Galey on Dec. 13, 1945. She preceded him in death on Sept. 30, 2006.
Mr. Huffer served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1944 to 1947, in the 78th Infantry Division. He was a recipient of the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. He worked for Unarco Rohn in Frankfort for 22 years, and retired in 1991.
He was a member of the Frankfort VFW, American Legion Post No. 12, was secretary for the Fraternal Order of Eagles from 1982 to 2006, and played Santa Claus at the Eagles for 40 years. He attended First Church of the Nazarene.
Mr. Huffer enjoyed camping, and worked at Old Mill Run until 2005.
Survivors include his son, Daniel E. (Rita) Huffer of Frankfort; daughters, Stella I. (Monty) Bushong of Thorntown, Lori A. (Clayton) Amos of Frankfort and Lisa R. Albaugh of Thorntown; brother, Harold (Linda) Huffer of Gosport; and 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife; great-granddaughter, Abby Amos; two sisters, Edith Alexander and Maxine Huffer; five brothers, Dale, Elmer, Wilbur, Clarence and Paul.
Visitation is 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, April 26, at Archer-Weston Funeral Home, 501 E. Clinton St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the funeral home, with Pastor Shan Sheridan officiating. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort.
Memorial donations may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice, with envelopes available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made at www.archerweston.com.