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Jesse Edwin Minch

November 15, 1945 ~ November 13, 2021 (age 75) 75 Years Old


Jesse "Ed" Edwin Minch passed away at the age of 76 on November 13, 2021 while under the care of Envive Health of Berne (previously Chalet Village Health and Rehab) in Berne, Indiana, where he has resided since 2009.  He was born November 15, 1945 in Houlton, Maine. He moved to Decatur, Indiana as an infant with his parents and where he lived most of his life.  His parents, Mathias Peter Minch and Beatrice Gertrude (Murphy) Minch along with his brother, Peter Charles Minch, preceded him in death.

Ed was the older brother to Pete and two living sisters, Leitha Marie (Minch) Skale of Elkhart, IN and Patricia Ann (Minch) Denard of Bel Air, MD.  He is also survived by his son, Lawrence Edwin Minch, of Convoy, OH and several nieces and nephews.

Anyone acquainted with Ed soon learned how much he loved sports. He has followed Notre Dame, Indiana University, Green Bay Packers and the Indianapolis Colts for decades. He also closely monitored the local football, basketball and baseball teams.  It was always so hard for him to understand why his health care providers couldn't schedule appointments around broadcasted sporting events.

A Graveside Service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, November 18, 2021, at the Decatur Cemetery. Officiating will be Father Dave Ruppert. Condolences for the family may be left at the Funeral Home.

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

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Graveside Service
November 18, 2021

10:30 AM
Decatur Cemetery
1824 W. Monroe St.
Decatur, IN 46733


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