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Mickey L. Edmiston

January 9, 1933 ~ March 17, 2018 (age 85)
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Mickey L. Edmiston, age 85, of New Haven, Indiana passed away on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at his residence after a lengthly illness.  Mr. Edmiston was born on January 9, 1933 in Montezuma, Ohio to the late Harold O. and Bertha Mae (Tobin) Edmiston.  He graduated from Celina Senior High School.  Mick served his country honorably with the United States Army from 1951-1955.  On November 27, 1955, he married Shirley Bender at St. John's Lutheran Church in Celina, Ohio.  Mick retired from Offset One as a printer in 1995.  He was a printer by trade all of his life.  Mick loved to be outside in the yard, gardening, and taking care of his roses.  He also was an inspirational writer and enjoyed poetry.  
Survivors include:
Wife of 62 years, Shirley Edmiston.
Daughter, Robin Ford.
Son, Steve and Judie Edmiston.
Grandchildren, Alex Ford and Amy King, and Eric (Cammie) Edmiston.   
Great-grandchildren, Anna and Aj Ford.
Sister, Marcieta Brookhart.
Sister-in-law, Sue Edmiston.

Mickey was also preceded in death by his infant son; Todd Edmiston, grandson; Andy Ford, and Son-in-law, Jack Ford.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 4:00pm-7:00pm at St. James Lutheran Church, 1720 State Road 930 East, New Haven, Indiana 46774.
Memorial service will be held on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 11:30am with visitation one-hour prior from 10:30am-11:30am at St. James Lutheran Church.
Officiating the memorial service will be Pastor Marty Hampton.
Memorial Donations may be directed to St. James Lutheran Church or Parkview Hospice.
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Arrangements entrusted to Northern Indiana Funeral Care of Fort Wayne.

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