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Carl Metzger

 

      Carl E. Metzger, 92, North Manchester, IN died Saturday, March 3, 2012 in Peabody Healthcare Center. 

      He was born May 20, 1919, in Kosciusko County, Ind., to Albert H. and Fern E. (Swank) Metzger. 

      He attended Haines School in Jackson Township, Kosciusko County, Ind., and graduated from Sidney High School in 1937.  He was a farmer, retiring in 1986.

      He was married September 29, 1946 to Wilda E. Poehler.  She preceded him in death on March 17, 2010. 

      Surviving are one son, Lee W. Metzger, LaGrange; and a sister-in-law, Wilma Pinckley, California. 

      He was preceded in death by one sister, Lela B. Wise.   

      Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Friday, March 9, at McKee Mortuary in North Manchester, Ind.

      Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, March 9, at McKee Mortuary in North Manchester, Ind., with Reverend Philip Rittner II officiating.

   Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, North Manchester, Ind. 

      Memorials may be directed to Riley Children’s Hospital Foundation, 30 W. Meridian St., Suite 200, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or donor's choice.

      Online condolences may be sent at mckeemortuary.com.

      McKee Mortuary in North Manchester, Ind., is in charge of arrangements.