Lawrence J. “Larry” Digue, 76, of Chili, IN, passed away at 5:17 P.M, Monday, January 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born in Wyandotte, MI on February 19, 1942, the son of Joseph Gordon and Jean Alice Radcliffe, Digue. Larry married Ellen Gehle on March 22, 1980 and she survives.
After high school, Larry served in the US Air Force. He worked in maintenance at Square D for more than 36 years before he retired. He was a member of the Chapel Ministries Outreach, the Wabash VFW #286, Peru Bass Masters and was an enthusiastic Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions fan. Larry was an avid hunter and fisherman, but most important to him was his family. Larry was a devoted husband, father and a very proud grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving in addition to his wife, Ellen, are sons, Michael Digue of Sebring, FL and Larry (Cheryl) Maggart of Wabash; daughters Hollie Digue (Herb Dalton) of Cumming, GA, Kerrie (Brian) Hannigan of Peru, and Jean (Bob) Hilbert of Denver, IN; grandchildren Rebecca L., Samantha G., Samantha A., Emily A., Marlee E., Quinn, Joshua, Chloe, Mike and Woodney; a great-grandchild, Malakai; and brothers David (Bobbie) Digue, FL and Robert (Dee) Digue, MI.
A service celebrating the life of Lawrence J. Digue will be held at 1:00 P.M., Saturday, February 2, 2019 at the Chapel Ministries Outreach, 3054 W. 400 N., Peru, with Pastor Tom Robbins officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Mexico with Military Honors provided by the VFW Post 286 of Wabash. Family and friends will gather from 4:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, February 1st at Chapel Ministries Outreach.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chapel Ministries Outreach.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, Peru.