Max E. Hill

June 27, 1930 - January 30, 2021

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Wednesday, February 03, 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Wednesday, February 03, 12:00 AM
Young Family Funeral Home - Kendallville Chapel


Max E. Hill, 90, of Albion, died Saturday, January 30, 2021 at the Chandler House in Kendallville.

He was born June 27, 1930 in Jefferson Township, Noble County to Earle H. and Pearle (Pfledner) Hill.

Mr. Hill honorably served in the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954.

On August 25, 1957 at Hopewell Presbyterian Church in Swan Township he married Rosemary Donley. She preceded him in death on January 31, 2011.

Max was a farmer.

He was a member of the Albion American Legion Post 246 and the Noble County Plan Commission. He also served on the Board of the Noble County Soil and Water Conservation District, the Noble County Pork Producers, and was a Noble County 4-H Leader.

Surviving are two nephews, Ned (Sandy) Ragan of Kendallville and Ted (Wendy) Ragan of Huntertown; a niece-in-law, Barbara Siler of Columbia City; 7 grand nieces and nephews; and 15 great-grand nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Randy J. Hill; a sister, Mary Ragan; a brother, James Hill; and a nephew, Barry Ragan.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 12 p.m. at Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville with Pastor Regan Ford officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery near Albion.

Honorary pallbearers are Baxter Ragan, Gaylord Rauh, and Matt Moore Active pallbearers are Ned Ragan, Ted Ragan, Marc Ragan, Allan LaRue, Cary Ragan, Chris Ragan, and Brock Sickafoose.

Visitation is Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Per the Governor, face masks are required.

Preferred memorials may be directed to Heartland Hospice or Parkinson’s Research.

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Diane Weeks
February 2nd, 2021 11:36pm

Max was a great man. I very much enjoyed his visits to the legion and cooking liver and onions for him! He will be missed. Rest in peace Max

Wayne Maurer and Bonnie
February 2nd, 2021 4:07pm

We are deeply sadden by Max's passing. He was a great neighbor. May he rest in peace.

Jeanne Vignau
February 2nd, 2021 12:26am

Max was one of my favorites. He always had a smile for me. We had many good talks on Sunday mornings and being a city girl, I learned a lot about farming, He also gave me good advice about getting a car after a tree fell on my car Focus. I'll truly miss him. He was a fine man.

Linda Shultz
February 1st, 2021 11:32pm

Deepest sympathy to all the family. Max was a good friend all our lives. Dale and Linda Shultz

C.Sue Mozena
January 31st, 2021 6:45pm

My heart is broken. You were one of the good guys and the world is a little dimmer with out you.

Marcia Kelley
January 31st, 2021 6:45pm
Findlay, Ohio

Dear Max, Even though we moved from Indiana to Ohio over 55 years ago, we remained the best of friends! We will miss you Max! We'll miss those visits over the years and the many, many phone calls. Our only consolation is in knowing you're reunited with Rosemary and Randy. We are blessed to have known all of you and we cherish our memories of happy times together. Love, Dick and Marcia Kelley

Kevin and Karen Chester
January 31st, 2021 4:09pm
Albion , Indiana

Kevin will greatly miss his old buddy Max . Kevin had the privilege to share Max’s last hours right next to him in prayer while giving him comfort. We are forever blessed to have been apart of Max’s full life . Forever missed 💙🙏🏻💙

Julia A Korytkowski
January 31st, 2021 3:21pm

I am sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.

Donna Winebrenner
January 31st, 2021 1:35am

So sorry for your loss. Such a sweet man. A lot of good memories!