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Frederick J. Soldner

December 7, 1923 ~ July 20, 2017 (age 93)
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Frederick J. Soldner, 93, of Decatur, IN passed away Thursday, July 20, 2017 at Adams Memorial Hospital. Fred was born on December 7, 1923 in Berne, Indiana to the late Noah N. and Alda J. (Sprunger) Soldner. On August 26, 1950, he married Harriet J. Schertz.

Fred was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served on many of the boards. He was a 1945 graduate of Bluffton College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry. He retired in 1982 from Central Soya as a Products Standard Director.

He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Harriet J. Soldner of Decatur; three sons, Timothy J. (Melissa) Soldner, Jeffrey A. (Karen)  Soldner and John F. (Trina) Soldner; a daughter, Sue A. (Kevin) Wills; 6 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

Fred was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Margaret Graber.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 27, 2017 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Woodcrest Porter Auditorium and from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home.

A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church with calling one hour prior to service from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Pastor Amy Covington will be officiating. Burial will take place at the Decatur Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers you may give to the First United Methodist Church or Bluffton University Scholarship Fund.

 Service Information

July 27, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Haggard Sefton and Hirschy Funeral Home
225 Adams St
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
July 28, 2017

10:00 AM
First United Methodist Church
5th St.
Decatur, IN 46733

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