Guard, Donald E.

DONALD E. GUARD of Leesburg, Ind., 85, father-in-law of the Rev. Dale Mendenhall, senior pastor of High Street United Methodist Church in Muncie in the East District, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013. Visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, followed by a memorial service at 2 p.m. at the McHatton-Sadler Funeral Home, 2290 Provident Court in Warsaw, Ind., with the Rev. Mendenhall officiating. Survivors include: his wife of 61 years, Susan Guard of Leesburg; three daughters, Peggy (and spouse Dale) Custer of Milford, Cheryl (and spouse Rick) Rutter of Warsaw and Cathy (and spouse Dale) Mendenhall of Muncie; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be sent to St. Anne”s Episcopal Church, 9870 West Fort Island, Crystal River, FL 34429 or to the Aarron A. Weaver Chapter 776 of Military Order of the Purple Heart, P.O. Box 1345, Lecanto, FL 34460-1345. Condolences can be sent to the Rev. and Mrs. Dale (and Cathy) Mendenhall, 2700 West Burnell Drive, Muncie, IN 47304.