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Wilmer Wayne Fuelling, 76, Monroe, passed away Jan. 14, 2014. He was born Sept. 10, 1937, in Decatur, to the late Gustav and Lillian (Kaiser) Fuelling.
Wilmer was a former member of St. Peter (Fuelling) Lutheran Church. He worked his entire life at Navistar, beginning while still in high school at the Fort Wayne plant, then transferring and retiring from the Indianapolis plant in 2003 after 49 years of service. He was a member of the Local Union United Auto Workers 98.
Surviving are his children, Kimberly J. (Ken) Bina, of Manchester Center, Vt., Audrey (Tom) Muselman of Berne, Sandra (Steve) Sutton of Geneva and Scott (Tammy) Fuelling of Monroe; Step-children, Suzanne (Paul) Mankey of Decatur and Donna (Mike Rauch) Wefel; a sister, Beverly (Ervin) Werling of Ossian; and her children, Julie and Randal; Grandchildren, Tyler (Lindi) Fuelling; Shannon (Jordan) Steiner; Kristen, Kaitlyn and Nathan Muselman; Jesse and Claire Sutton; Joe and Zach Fuelling; a great-grandson, Gabriel Vincent Fuelling; and a great-granddaughter, due in April. Eight step-grandchildren; and twelve step-great-grandchildren.
Wilmer is preceded in death by his first wife, Barbara Jane (Fuelling Brunnegraff) Durbin in 2003; second wife, Patti J. Fuelling in 2006; sons, Rodney Wayne Fuelling in 1999 and Joseph Tyler Fuelling in 1986; step-sons Brett Eaton and Lee Wefel. â€¨ Funeral services will be 5 p.m. Friday at Haggard-Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home with Pastor Martin Moehring officiating.
Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Friday also at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to ACCF Angel Cancer Fund.
Online condolences may be made at www.hshfuneralhome.com.