Alan F. Wehr

Alan F. Wehr, age 64 of Ireland, Indiana, passed away at 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Memorial Hospital and Healthcare Center in Jasper, Indiana.

Alan was born in Jasper, Indiana on September 25, 1953 to Joseph and Anna Marie (Buechler) Wehr.

He was a U.S.  Marine Veteran and a member of the Southern Indiana Leathernecks #931, and the American Legion Post #147.

He retired as a truck driver for Henke Farms in Holland. He had also previously worked for Elmer Buchta Trucking in Otwell.

He was a member of the Otwell Ruritan Sled Team, and a past member of the Jasper Moose Lodge #1175.

Surviving are two sisters, Kathy Rinderknecht, Ireland, IN, Kristy James, Ferdinand, IN, one brother, Kenny Wehr, Birdseye, IN, step-mother, Mary Wehr, Ireland, two nieces and two nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother, Randy “Tinker” Wehr, one sister Louise Wehr who died in infancy, and a brother-in-law Charles Rinderknecht.

A Mass of Christian Burial for Alan Wehr will be held at 11:00 a.m.  on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ireland, Indiana with burial to follow in the church cemetery.   The American Legion Post #147 will conduct military gravesite rites.

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. service time on Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church.   The Southern Indiana Leathernecks Detachment #931 will conduct a memorial service at 10:30 a.m. at the church.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, the Ireland Fire Department, or a favorite charity.

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