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Hugh Brill

Hugh G. Brill, 95, Wolcottville, died Sunday, May 11, 2014 at Miller’s Merry Manor of LaGrange.

    He was born November 15, 1918, in Wolcottville, to Russell R. and Amy A. (Gordon) Brill.

    Living all his life in LaGrange County, he was a farmer and foreman at the LaGrange County Highway Department for many years before retiring in 1985. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Wolcottville United Methodist Church and a lifetime member of Wolcottville American Legion Post 110.

    He was married August 12, 1942, in Salinas, Calif., to Donnabelle (Eshelman) Brill.  She preceded him in death on July 12, 2010.

    Surviving is one daughter, Jane A. Brill, Wolcottville; two sons and daughters-in-law, Barry L. Brill, Wolcottville, Jeffrey L. and Donita Brill, Wolcottville, and Sue Brill, Wolcottville; three grandchildren and their spouses, Scott and Shelley Brill, Wolcottville, Staci and Brad Witte, Okawville, Ill., and Evan and Linda Brill, Louisville, Ky.; six great-grandchildren; and one brother and sister-in-law, Bobbie and Naomi Brill, LaGrange.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Stephen H. Brill, and one great-grandson, Connor S. Witte.

    Visitation is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange.

    Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange with Reverend Jack Thomas officiating.

    Burial with military services by LaGrange American Legion Post 215 will be in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

    Memorials may be directed to Wolcottville United Methodist Church or Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.fruripmayfuneral

    Frurip-May Funeral Home in LaGrange is in charge of arrangements.