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John F. Haupthof Sept. 5, 1947 - Dec. 3, 2018

John F. Haupthof, 71, of Warren, passed away at 2:07 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018, at Markle Health Care in Markle.

He was born on Friday, Sept. 5, 1947, in Huntington County. He married Deborah Rish on Aug. 7, 1968, in Wells County.

John was a 1965 graduate of Van Buren High School. Shortly after high school, he joined the U.S. Army, serving from 1966-1968, and was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska. John had fond memories growing up on his family farm and would help with the dairy cattle. He formerly worked at Weaver Popcorn and Zeller Construction. He enjoyed mushroom hunting, watching sports, coaching girls’ softball, word search puzzles and was an avid IU fan. Above all, he loved spending quality time with his grandkids and watching them play ball.

Loving survivors include wife Deborah (Rish) Haupthof, Warren; son John F. Haupthof, Bloomington; daughter Reasha (Shawn) Dakin, Gas City; daughter Marlena (John) Little, Woodstock, Georgia; grandchildren Joshua and Justin Dakin, Peyton, Chloe and Levi Little; sister Rosemary Zeller, Warren; and mother-in-law Darline Rish, Van Buren.

He was preceded in death by his father, Harold Haupthof; mother Martha Haupthof; father-in-law Donald Rish and brother-in-law Marvin Zeller.

Family and friends may gather to share and remember at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 203 N. Matilda St., Warren, on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

A service to celebrate John’s life will be at Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 10, 2018; viewing will be held one hour prior to the service. Dr. Tom Mansbarger will be officiating, and interment will follow in the Gardens of Memory in rural Marion. Military graveside rites will be preformed by the U.S. Army.

In honor of John, please feel free to donate to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 15829, Arlington, Virginia, 22215; donate by phone at 1-800-DIABETES (800-342-2383) or online at diabetes.org; or American Heart Association, P.O. Box 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, Texas, 75231; or online at www.heart.org.

Online condolences and the online guestbook can be found by visiting www.glancyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are being handled by Glancy - H. Brown & Son Funeral Home in Warren.