Samuel D. Rumple

Samuel Dahl Rumple, 72, of Wabash, IN, and having ties to Van Buren, IN, died Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at 5:15 a.m. in Van Buren, IN.

Mr. Rumple was a 1963 graduate of Van Buren High School and served as a sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1964 to 1968 and in the reserves from 1968 to 1970. In his early years he was active in the Van Buren Central Christian Church and Youth for Christ. He retired from General Tire (GDX) after working at the Marion and Wabash locations.

He was active in the Van Buren and Fairmount American Legions. He was the former ommander of Post 368 in Van Buren and lifetime members of both Post 368 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He was born Dec. 1, 1945, in Grant County to Samuel W. and Mildred "Louise" Butler Rumple.

Survivors include three sisters, Anna Lou Saylor and Rhea (David) Carder, both of Marion, IN, and Elissa Crothers, of Van Buren; and a brother, Jon R. (Elizabeth) Rumple, of Marion.

Calling is Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017, from 10 a.m. to noon with a service to follow at noon at Van Buren Central Christian Church 201 S. 1st St., Van Buren. Rev. Ken Thompson will officiate. Interment will follow in the Van Buren Cemetery in Van Buren.

Memorials may be made to Van Buren Central Christian Church or Gilead Ministries, 212 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion, INĀ  46952.

Ferguson & Glancy Funeral Home in Van Buren is in charge of arrangements.