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Wayne A. Studebaker Sr.

August 8, 1939 ~ March 29, 2015 (age 75)

Wayne A. Studebaker Sr., 75, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 29, 2015, at his home in Cammack following a prolonged illness.


Wayne was born August 8, 1939 in Bluffton, Indiana to the late Jesse and Grace (Unger) Studebaker. He was a 1957 Graduate of Muncie Central High School. He was a manager for Westinghouse / ABB for 38 years before he retired in 1997.


Wayne was a stamp and coin collector, a Civil War expert, and was a fan of NASCAR, the Chicago Cubs, and the Indianapolis Colts. He attended Corinth Congregational Christian Church.


Wayne is survived by his loving wife of 56 years, Sharon Studebaker; four children, Sherri Studebaker of South Bend, Wayne Studebaker Jr. (wife Becky) of Yorktown, Mark Studebaker (wife Melody) of Carmel, and Sheila Bannister of Carmel; nine grandchildren, Kyle, Jesse, Brady, Mallory, Spenser, and Taylor Studebaker, Jared, Noah, and Joshua Bannister; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Heidi.


Wayne was preceded in death by four siblings, Paul Studebaker, Esther Werner Slentz, Dorothy Davis McNickle, and Vera Shinnock.


A funeral service to celebrate Wayne’s life will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, April 2, 2015, at Gant Funeral Homes Yorktown Chapel, 2215 S. Broadway St., Yorktown. Burial will follow in Yorktown Cemetery.


Friends and family may gather to share and remember from 4:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at Gant Funeral Homes Yorktown Chapel.


Memorial contributions may be given to IU Health Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center or the Corinth Congregational Christian Church Building Fund.


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The Gant and Miller families are honored to celebrate Wayne’s life with his family and community.

 Service Information

April 1, 2015

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

Funeral Service
April 2, 2015

1:00 PM
Gant Funeral Homes, Yorktown Chapel
2215 S. Broadway St.
Yorktown, IN 47396

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