Joseph T. Loshe, 89, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Adams Woodcrest. He was born in Adams County, IN, on April 27, 1931, the son of the late Bernard T. and Frances H. (Meyer) Loshe. On June 18, 1955, he married Barbara Sue Carter and after 62 years she preceded him in death on March 14, 2018.
He was a lifelong parishioner of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and was a 1950 graduate of Decatur Catholic High School. He was a member of the Holy Name Society and the Knights of Columbus Msgr. J.J. Seimetz Council 864.
Joe served his country in the United States Army as a Corporal during the Korean War. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 43.
He was a skilled painter and for over 25 years was the co-owner of Loshe & Meyer Decorating.
Joe is survived by 3 daughters, Geri Ann (Mark) Pollock of Monroeville, Debra (Chris) Marbach, and Linda Price both of Decatur; 3 sons, Jeffrey (Crystal) Loshe of Bluffton, Thomas (Donna) Loshe of Merritt Island, FL, and Steven (Teresa) Loshe of Decatur; a brother, Ronald Loshe of Decatur; a sister, Joyce Faurote of Decatur; 15 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 1 great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Sandra Bowman; a grandson, Branden Loshe; 2 brothers, Charles Loshe and Kenneth Loshe; and a sister, Rita Linder.
Visitation will be from 3:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11, 2020 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with a reciting of the Holy Rosary at 2:30 p.m.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 12, 2020 in St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, with Father David Ruppert presiding.
Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery and Military Honors will be rendered by the American Legion Post 43 Color Guard
Memorials may be made to A.C.C.F. Angel Alzheimer’s Fund or St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
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