Guy H. Brechbill Jr., 65

NOV. 3, 1946-NOV. 29, 2011

November 30, 2011

Guy H. Brechbill Jr., age 65, of Portage, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011, in Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born Nov. 3, 1946, in Waynesboro, Pa., to Guy and Elsie (Brenneman) Brechbill.

He worked for Schwan's Home Services for 19 years.

Guy was married to Diana Fasel, who survives, of Portage. Guy is also survived by his son, Michael (Erica) Brechbill of Lake Station, Ind.; daughter, Michele Raub of Hanna, Ind.; grandchildren, Emily, Haley and Katie; children, Richard Hulse of Hobart, Ind., and Christine Godby of LaPorte, Ind.; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren; brother, James (Zina) Brechbill of Salisbury, Md.; sisters, Janet (Arnold) Clemons of Middletown, Ohio, Shirley (John) Kuhn of Smithsburg, Md., Susan (Donald) Wolford of Waynesboro, Rose (Cleve) Husk of Knox, Ind., Carol McJilton of Denton, Md.; and close friend, Jon Denny and family.

Preceded in death by his parents and brother, John Baker.

Guy was a veteran of the Navy.

He was a member of Grace Church of the Nazarene, where he taught Sunday school classes. He was an avid bowler, Cubs fan, and loved gardening and caring for his yard.

Funeral services will be Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Grace Church of the Nazarene, 5360 Clem Road, Portage, with Pastor Mark Hostetler officiating.

Visitation with family and friends will be from 9 a.m. until time of service. Burial will follow at Heritage Cemetery, Portage.

Visitation will be Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home Portage Chapel, 6941 Central Ave., Portage.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting memorial donations be made in Guy's name to The Grace Church of the Nazarene building fund. Online condolences to the family may be made at

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