Obituary for Eugene W. Cauffman


Eugene W. Cauffman

Eugene W. Cauffman, 92 of Claypool, Indiana passed away at 3:35 pm Monday, March 3, 2014 in Millers Merry Manor, Warsaw.

On April 20, 1921, he was born in Claypool to Raymond C. and Audrey D. (Decker) Cauffman. He was united in marriage to Marjorie E. Weaver on October 4, 1941 in Kosciusko County, Indiana. She preceded him in death on December 15, 2012.

A lifetime resident of Claypool, he graduated from Claypool High School. He was a farmer and also worked as a patent inventor for farm equipment and Pulley-Kellan Co., Huntington, Indiana. In 1984, he received a patent for an outdoor wood furnace. Eugene also was a foster parent for ten years. And was a lifetime member of Claypool United Methodist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Joyce (and spouse Robert) Whittlesey, Guthrie, Kentucky, Sharon Engelschjon, Warsaw and Peggy (and spouse John) Shively, Claypool; eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Eugene was also preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, March 7, 2014 at Claypool United Methodist Church with Pastor Mike Settles officiating. Burial will be in Graceland Cemetery, Claypool.

Visitation hours will be from 4:00 – 7:00 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw and also one hour prior to the service at the church on Friday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Claypool United Methodist Church, 302 East Section Street, Claypool, Indiana 46510.



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