Lyman H. Deming

June 17, 1930 - January 01, 2012

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Lyman H. Deming, 81, of Kendallville died Sunday, January 1, 2012, in Lutheran Life Villages, Kendallville.

Mr. Deming moved to this area in 1962, coming from New York. He retired from Taylor-Made in Kendallville after 34 years.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during the Korean War.

He was born June 17, 1930, in Mayfield, New York, to Lyman E. and Verna M. (Ryther) Deming.

Surviving are three daughters and sons-in-law, Sue & Ken Tuchel of DeWitt, Michigan, Cheryl & Lenny Clouse of Wolcottville, and Madilyn & Robert Davis of Kendallville; two sons and a daughter-in-law, David and Terri Deming of Kendallville and James Deming of Rome City; 11 grandchildren; and seven great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and three brothers, Earl Deming, Carl Deming, and James Deming.

Funeral services will be Thursday, January 5, 2012, at 5 p.m. in Young Family Funeral Home, Kendallville Chapel, 222 South State Street, Kendallville, with Pastor Robert Farmer of the First Christian Church in Kendallville officiating. Honor guard services will be provided by Kendallville VFW Post 2749 and Rome City American Legion Post 381, with a flag folding ceremony by Max Franklin and Mark Mendenhall.

Calling is Wednesday, January 4, 2012, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home and one hour prior to services on Thursday.

Preferred memorials are to the Noble County Humane Shelter.

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Vicky Smith
January 7th, 2012 11:38pm
Topmost, Kentucky

To the entire Deming family. My heart goes out to all of you. I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your Dad. He will be deeply missed. Sincerely, Vicky Smith

Vince, Denise Sutter
January 6th, 2012 4:56am
Spencerville, In

Dave & Terri - We just hear about your loss and wanted you to know that you and your family are in our prayers. Thanks for being so supportive when I recently lost my father. Most sincerely, Vince Sutter

John, Megan and Aaron Brazzell
January 5th, 2012 3:04pm
Avilla, Indiana

To The entire Deming Family we were sorry to learn of your loss, you are in our thoughts. John, Megan and Aaron Brazzell

Deb and Dave Grossman
January 4th, 2012 6:06pm

Cheryl, Sue, Dave, Maddie,James: Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. He was a fiesty guy, but loved by all! Such a character! Remember the great times! Love ya!

Linda Tackett Capocy
January 4th, 2012 5:44am
Mesa, Arizona

I am so sad to hear of Lyman's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family. We were neighbors for many years. I will never forget him.

patrick & michelle eggering
January 3rd, 2012 10:22pm

Our prayers and love go out to the Deming Family now as you say goodbye to your loved one...God Bless!