The Van Wert County Courthouse

Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018

Chris A. Shindeldecker, 48, died in Key Largo, Fla., on Friday evening, August 30, 2013.

He was born March 7, 1965, in Celina, the son of Frank Shindeldecker Jr., who survives in Ohio City, and Patricia A. (Marsee) Shindeldecker Froning, who survives in St. Marys.

Other survivors include his stepfather, Bob Froning of St. Marys; his fiancée, Brandi Funderburgh of Key Largo; a son, Christopher Loshe of Decatur, Ind.; two daughters, Brittany Stapleton of Columbus and Darbi Funderburgh of Key Largo; one brother, Chad Shindeldecker of Ormond Beach, Fla.; and a sister, Lisa (Edward) Keipper of Rockford.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, September 9, at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home in Rockford, with Pastor Chip Steffy officiating. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Rockford.

Calling hours are from 2-8 p.m. Sunday, September 8, and an hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials: To the family or a charity of donor’s choice.

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POSTED: 09/05/13 at 10:28 am. FILED UNDER: Obituaries