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Gary Lee Affolder

May 25, 1949 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 72)


Gary Lee Affolder, 72, of Ossian, Indiana passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at his residence. 

He was born on May 25, 1949, to the late Virgil and Mary Ellen (Beck) Affolder. He was united in marriage to Kathy Hirschy on December 1, 1972.

He was retired as a tool and die maker. Gary was very talented in working with his hands and building things. Some of the notable projects were making cars into trucks, making end tables and toy chests. In addition, Gary enjoyed visiting and spending time with his neighbors and friends.

Gary is survived by his wife, Kathy Affolder of Ossian, Indiana; son, Corey (Barb) Affolder of Decatur, Indiana; daughter, Jill (Chris) Cox of Ossian, Indiana; brother, Steve (Judy) Affolder of Decatur, Indiana; and four grandchildren, Tyler, Paige, Carter, and Cody. 

In accordance with Gary’s wishes, no services will take place.

Preferred memorials may be made to ACCF Cancer Fund.

Arrangements by Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

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