William “Obie” Oberkiser, 65, died October 9, 2011 in Canada.
He was born January 8, 1946, in Ft. Wayne, Ind., to Earl and Mary (Benner) Oberkiser.
He was a graduate of Fort Wayne South Side High School and served in the National Guard. He retired from Indiana and Michigan Electric after 40 years.
Surviving are one son, Brian (Jamie) Oberkiser; two daughters, Tanya Oberkiser and Leslie Grossman; and seven grandchildren.
Celebration of Life was held Monday, November 11, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Hudson, Ind., with Pastor James Elsner officiating.
Burial will be in Prince of Peace Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Hudson, Ind.
Johnson Funeral Home in Hudson, Ind., was in charge of arrangements.