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Obituaries For September 22, 2013

Last updated on Sunday, September 22, 2013

Michael Eager - Mitchell

Michael Eager, 69, of Mitchell, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital. He was born in Bedford on Oct. 27, 1943, to Floyd "Bus" and Bonnie (Limeberry) Eager. He married Jacqueline "Sue" McRoberts on Nov. 10, 1967, in Burns City, and she survives. Mike was a 1961 graduate of Mitchell High School, a U.S. Navy Veteran, and a member of the Mitchell Presbyterian Church and the Mitchell American Legion Post #250. Mike retired from NWSC Crane, where he worked in quality control; he was a former member of the Mitchell City Council.

Survivors include his wife; Sue Eager of Mitchell, two sons, Gary G. Eager of Mitchell and Marty Eager and wife, Tammy, of Mitchell; his mother, Bonnie Eager, of Bedford; one brother, Gary L. Eager and wife, Susan, of Mitchell; and four grandchildren, Ashley Eager, Lisa Eager, Alex Mahan and Alyssa Mahan, all of Mitchell.

He was preceded in death by his father and daughter Amy (Eager) Mahan in 2008.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Mitchell Presbyterian Church.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, at the Mitchell Presbyterian Church and from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday.

Burial will be in the Mitchell Cemetery, with Military Honors by the Mitchell American Legion Post #250.

Cresthaven Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert G. 'Bob' Wever - Mitchell

Robert G. "Bob" Wever, 84, of Mitchell, went to be with the Lord at 11:55 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, at IU Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born June 5, 1929, in Detroit, Mich., he was the son of Ira Glenn and Ada Marie (Link) Wever. Robert first married Eloise Rose Hoggatt and she preceded him in death. He then married Anna Belle Thomas on Aug. 16, 1969, and she survives. Robert retired from East Lawrence Water where he was the manager. He was also a journey draftsman at Indiana Limestone, owner of Hoosier Drafting Service and Clopay Overhead Doors. He was a member of Fairview Community Church where he served as a deacon; a member of Gideons International since Aug. 16, 1979, where he was president of the Bedford camp; president of Indiana Rural Water for years; a board member of East Lawrence Rural Water; and a former board member of the Mitchell Library. He taught Sunday school at Bono United Methodist Church and served as a Corporal in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Surviving with his wife, Anna Belle, are two sons, Brent Wever and wife, Wanda, of Bedford, and Kent Wever and wife, Sandy, of Bedford; and two daughters, Kim Powell and husband, Danny, of Mitchell, and Susan Tumey and husband, Dennis, of Bedford; 10 grandchildren, BJ Wever, Brady Wever, AJ Wever, Kirstin Vanlandingham and husband, Randy, Dason Powell, Tanner Powell, Ashley Frazier, Josh Tumey, Darren Tumey and Tiffany Fanning; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Nona Case of Bedford; one brother, Bill Wever of Leesville; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Eloise Rose; and one brother, John Wever.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, at the Fairview Community Church with Pastor Lindy Hopkins and Fred Barger officiating. Burial will follow in Talbott Cemetery with military rites accorded. Visitation will be Monday, Sept. 23, 2013, from 2-8 p.m. at Fairview Community Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Gideons International.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guestbook and light a candle in memory of Bob at www.daycarter.com.

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