Richard Henry Ullery

Richard Henry Ullery
July 29, 1920 — Aug. 24, 2013
WALKERTON — Richard Henry Ullery, age 93, entered into eternal rest Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Richard was born July 29, 1920 to Henry M. Ullery and Marjorie Albright Ullery.
On Feb. 7, 1940 in Hobart he married Vera Louella Stull. Richard served the U.S. Navy from 1943 to 1945 on a PT Boat in the Philippines. He farmed for most of his life. He was a member of the Iron Workers Local 292 for more than 30 years. Mr. Ullery also worked for the Walkerton Parks Department for 19 years before retiring in 2005. He was an active member of the Beaver Creek Wesleyan Church and the Walkerton Food Bank.
Mr. Ullery is survived by his wife: Vera. Two daughters: Marjorie Crouch (Tom) of Indianapolis and Gloria Middleton (Denny) of Walkerton. Five grandchildren: Jill DeHaan (Eric) of Bloomington, Kevin VanHuss (Angel) of Walkerton, Andrew Crouch (Amber) of Indianapolis, Ben VanHuss of South Bend and Sara Breeding (Scott) of New Carlisle. Thirteen great-grandchildren: Jacob and Anya DeHaan, Olivia and Drew Scott. Dylan VanHuss, Maddie and Kory VanHuss, Abigail and Ava Crouch, Taylor Lambert, Scott, Morgan and Cooper Breeding also survive. In lieu of flowers donations may be given to the Beaver Creek Wesleyan Church or the Center for Hospice Care in South Bend.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Aug., 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. EDT in the Nusbaum-Elkin Funeral Home, 408 Roosevelt Road, Walkerton. Burial with Military Honors to follow in the Tyner IOOF Cemetery. There will be a visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.