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Nykolas J. Lengerich

February 21, 1997 ~ October 30, 2020 (age 23)

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Nykolas J. “Nyk” Lengerich, 23, of Ney, OH, formerly of Decatur, IN, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020, following a single car accident. He was born in Decatur, IN, on February 21, 1997, the son of Tari J. Lengerich.

His fiancée and his little girl were his world and he was a cherished son, brother, fiancé and dad. He was an avid outdoorsman and loved all outdoor activities including: 4-wheeling, hunting, fishing, campfires, dirt bikes, camping, mudding, stargazing, survival skills, trucks, walks, and working on vehicles.

Nyk liked working with his hands and enjoyed helping others and truly loved his family. He was also an avid Notre Dame fan.

He is survived by his mother, Tari J. “TJ” Lengerich of Decatur; fiancée, Katie A. Culler of Ney, OH; 10-month-old daughter, Olivia Mae Lengerich; 3 brothers, Greysen P. Reed of Decatur, Eric F. Wissman Jr. of Beavercreek, OH, and Bryce J. Curry of Decatur; grandparents, Dave (Deb) Lengerich of Geneva, Kirt (Toni) McLeland of Decatur; great grandmother, Elizabeth McCullough of Decatur; aunts, Camie (Scott) McDaniel of Berne, Trish (Tim) Twitty of Berne; also survived by numerous aunts and uncles.

Nyk was preceded in death his dad, Branden M. Loshe; grandparents, Patricia Lengerich, Debra A. Loshe McLeland; great grandparents, Maxine Lehman, Pete Augsburger, Cy Lehman, Geneva & Elmo Lengerich, and Nancy McLeland.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 5, 2020 at Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020 also at the funeral home with calling from Noon-1:00 p.m. Rev. Erin Galloway will be officiating. Burial will be in Decatur Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Daughter’s Education Fund.

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November 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
November 6, 2020

1:00 PM
Haggard-Sefton-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 West Adams Street
Decatur, IN 46733

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