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Deane D. McMillen, 85, of Willshire, Ohio, passed away Sunday, April 7, 2013, in Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
Deane was born on Sunday, April 10, 1927, in Adams County.
He married Hazel A. Strickler on November 20, 1947, in Willshire. They celebrated 65 years of marriage this past November; she survives in Willshire.
Deane served in the United States Army during WWII. He was a member of the American Legion Post 207 in Willshire. Deane retired from International Harvester.
Among survivors are four sons, Terry (Beckie) McMillen of Rockford, Ohio; Tim McMillen of Willshire; Mick (Julie) McMillen of Convoy, Ohio; and Tony (Kelly)McMillen of Fort Wayne; daughter, Teresa Bischoff of Angleton, Texas; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, at Zwick & Jahn Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, also at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Wren-Willshire EMS, Praise Point Church, or the Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
Online condolences may be made at www.zwickjahn.com.