Lamar E. Gohn
                             August 27, 1923 -- January 30, 2017

Lamar E. Gohn, 93, of Elkhart, formerly of Middlebury and Goshen, died
at 8:30 am on Monday, January 30, at Hubbard Hill Estates, Elkhart.  He had
been in declining health. He was born on August 27, 1923 in Middlebury, to
Arthur and Stannie (Lamar) Gohn.  On June 3, 1947 in Middlebury he
married Marilyn Weber; she survives. Survivors in addition to his wife are
two daughters, Marti Lamar of De Pere, WI and Monica (John)
Swartzentruber of Middlebury; three grandchildren, Nicole, Rustin (Tiffany)
and Michael and two great grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by his
parents, great grandson, Gabriel Swartzentruber and a half sister, Mildred
Fike. Lamar had served in the U.S. Army Air Corp in the South Pacific for
over two years during WWII as a weather observer. He graduated Cum
Laude in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in
1947. He was also a member of the Sorin Society at Notre Dame and a life
member of the 1842 Loyalty Society at Notre Dame. Lamar was owner-
operator of Gohn Brothers in Middlebury from 1947-1986.  He served on the
Middlebury Town Council; St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Council, the First
State Bank Board of Directors and a former member of Maple Crest
Country Club. Lamar enjoyed fishing, hunting and bowling. He was a
sports enthusiast, an avid golfer and enjoyed winters in Florida.  He was a
lifelong Notre Dame and Cubs fan. Visitation will be from 4:00 - 7:00 pm on
Friday February 3, and from 10:00 - 11:00 am Saturday, February 4, at
Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, 1003 South Main Street Middlebury. Funeral
services will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, February 4, also at the funeral
home. Services will be conducted by Rev. Donald Chesher. Burial will be in
Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury. Memorials may be given to the Baptist
Church of Middlebury.  


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We always enjoyed visiting with Lamar at Maplecrest.  Our thoughts and
prayers are with the Gohn family.
From: Bobbi & Tim Torrance
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Deepest sympathy & prayers for your family Monica & Marilyn
From: John & Judy Christner
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We will miss going to the Golden Buda Restaurant with you guys. Also
remember all the golf playing days at Maplecrest, Georgia and Florida.
Marilyn our thoughts are with you and the Girls.
From: From: Lloyd & Loretta Troyer
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I was so sorry to hear about Lamar.  I did not see that he had passed away
as I would have been in to offer condolences in person.  Lamar always
made me feel welcome in his home and he and Marilyn were so much fun
when I waited on them at Applebee's.  He will be missed. I'm so sorry for
your loss.
From: Carol Schwietert
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