Myrten V. Gray, Jr.

November 04, 1922 - April 13, 2017

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Monday, April 17, 3:00 PM
Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville


Myrten VanBuren Gray, Jr., 94, of LaGrange died Thursday, April 13, 2017, at 3:07 a.m. in Parkview LaGrange Hospital, LaGrange.

He was born November 4, 1922, in LaGrange to Myrten Gray, Sr. and Beaula (Johnson) Gray.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Gray retired after 30 years from Bendix in South Bend where he was a union representative.

Surviving are three sons, Jerry L. (Sheryl) Gray of Wolcottville, Jim (Marcia) Gray of Florida, and Michael (Dianna) Gray of LaGrange; two daughters, Jacquline (Gary) Garber of Wolcottville and Jenny (Sonny) Ratliff of Fort Wayne; 15 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; a sister, Sharon Piratte of LaGrange; and a brother, Maynard Gray of Sturgis, Michigan.

He was preceded in death by two grandsons, Robert Gray and Richard Gray; two sisters, Lois Henson and Geraldine Walker; and a brother, Pete Gray.

Graveside services will be Monday, April 17, 2017 at 3 p.m. in Woodland Cemetery, Wolcottville.

Honor guard services will be provided by LaGrange American Legion Post 215.

Preferred memorials are to Honor Flight of Northeast Indiana, PO Box 5, Huntertown, IN 46748.

Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Alanna Kauffman and his whole family
April 21st, 2017 8:24pm
20 Boxelder Ct. Homosassa, F

When I worked at Crossroads Cafe, I really enjoyed getting to know Myrten and his whole family. May he Rest In Peace. It was a pleasure to know him.

RICK &Trudy Williamson
April 13th, 2017 10:17pm
Cromwell, In.

Love and Prayers for all the Families. He was a great man and I know all of you have some wonderful memories of him that will always be with you.

Doris Thornton
April 13th, 2017 6:25pm
Sturgis, MI

Loads of happy memories but I know you're at peace now and with Alta. God Speed. Hugs to all the family. Doris

Tani Male
April 13th, 2017 6:09pm
Spring Arbor MI

Dear Roxanne and Jim and family. ...I'm sorry for your loss. May his spirit and memories resignate in your hearts and bring you peace and joy during this difficult time. ..With all my love

Janice Richmond- Jones
April 13th, 2017 6:05pm
Beaufort, NC

God bless our family. Uncle Bub will be missed. I love you always Uncle Bub.

Doug and Michelle Weaver
April 13th, 2017 5:59pm
Fort Wayne

Love you always!

Jayme (Daniel) Bugner
April 13th, 2017 4:33pm
Clinton, IL

Miss you always, Grandpa.

Brittany, Rylee, and Sofia
April 13th, 2017 4:25pm

R.I.P Grandpa..we love you!!! Forever in our hearts!!

Adam & Belinda Storms
April 13th, 2017 4:23pm

Prayers to all!

Amanda and Cuco
April 13th, 2017 3:30pm
Fort Wayne,IN

RIP grandpa!

Jeremy Sparks
April 13th, 2017 3:16pm
Ligonier, IN

You will be greatly missed grandpa, we all love you!

Jim & Roxanne Annis
April 13th, 2017 3:03pm