JOHN ALLEN WILLMERT of North Manchester, Ind., 87, a retired former pastor of the Indiana Conference, died Monday, April 1, 2013. A memorial service will be held at North Manchester United Methodist Church, 306 E. Second Street in North Manchester, Sunday, April 14, at 2:30 p.m. with the Revs. Larry Ray and Kevin DeKoninck officiating. The family will receive friends from 3:30 to 6 p.m. the same day at the church following the memorial service. Survivors include four children Jane Willmert and Stanley (Mary) Willmert, both of Wabash, Carl (Antoinette) Willmert of North Manchester, and Melanie (Kevin) Gearhart of Fort Wayne, Ind.; six grandchildren, David (Megan) Willmert of North Lauderdale, Fla., Michael Willmert of North Manchester, Konrad (Julie) Willmert of Jonesboro, Ind., Kristopher (Stephanie) Willmert of LaFontaine, Ind., Anne Willmert of Wabash, and Megan Gearhart of Fort Wayne; and three great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions can be made to the North Manchester United Methodist Church, 306 E. Second Street in North Manchester, IN 46962 or Heifer Project International.