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EDWARD FOSTER O'BLENIS

February 12, 1934 November 12, 2018
EDWARD FOSTER O'BLENIS
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Edward Foster O’Blenis, age 84 of Plymouth, passed away peacefully in his sleep on Monday, November 12, 2018.  

Edward was born on February 12, 1934 in Roanoke, Indiana to Edward and Martha (Kuschel) O’Blenis. He was raised in the Lapaz and Plymouth area, where he lived for most of his life, except for 18 years spent in Florida. At a 4_H meeting he met his loving wife Virginia Ann Martin. They married on August 17, 1952 and enjoyed 66 years of marriage. Ed retired from Wheel Horse after 32 years as a maintaince electrician. He also worked at O’Brien Paints as a security guard, before they left for Florida. He had his own business as a 2nd job making stock car rims and welding trailer hitches. Ed had a love for square dancing, camping, fishing and guns, which he inspired in his son’s granddaughter and great-grandsons. He was a member of the Moose Lodge 741 and UAW Union Steward as well as VP at Wheel Horse.  

Those left to cherish Edward’s memory are his loving wife of years, Virginia Ann O’Blenis of Plymouth; daughter Sharon (Kale) Buckner their children Damian and Jason; sons Alan O’Blenis and his daughter Theresa (Ryan) Faulkner, Mike (Darcy) O’Blenis and their children Mollie and Colin, Steve (Dexie) O’Blenis and their children Derrick and Danilo; Edward was further blessed with great-grandchildren,Taten and Tassara Faulkner, Jack, Joey and Aiden Burkner; 3 sisters-in-law Marcia O’Blenis, Anges Martin and Marcella Fender; also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Edwardis preceded in passing by his parents, brother Jim and sister Kathy.  

The Van Gilder Fuerna Home is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements for the Oblenis family.  

A time of visiting with the O’Blenis family will be held on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Van Gilder Funeral Home.  

A funeral service will also be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the Van Gilder Funeral Home, 300 West Madison Street Plymouth, Indiana 46563 with Pastor Denny Soule officiating. Burial will follow the service in the New Oak Hill cemetery.  

The O’Blenis family requests memorial contributions be made to The Center of Hospice and Palliative Care, 112 S. Center Street Suite C Plymouth, Indiana 46563.  

Friends are invited to sign the online quest book and share memories of Edward with his family at www.vangilderfuneralhome.com


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Visitation

Friday

16

Nov

11:00 AM 11/16/2018 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 11/16/2018 1:00:00 PM
Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Service

Friday

16

Nov

1:00 PM 11/16/2018 1:00:00 PM
Van Gilder Funeral Home

300 West Madison Street
Plymouth, IN 46563

Van Gilder Funeral Home
300 West Madison Street Plymouth 46563 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Plymouth, IN

Plymouth IN
US

Memorial Contribution

Center of Hospice

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