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Donald Eugene "Rube" Vetor, 94, of Montgomery, passed away on Dec. 30, 2017, at the Daviess Community Hospital.
He was born Aug. 9, 1923, in Summitville, to Mable and Charles Vetor.
He served his country in the Army during World War II in the 82nd Division.
He retired from Delco Remy Division of General Motors after 38 1/2 years of service.
Donald enjoyed fishing, helping split wood, and going different places.
Donald is survived by his daughter, Connie J. (James) Young of Montgomery; grandchildren, Amanda Brookins Nichols of Leesburg, Lorri Brookins of Montgomery, and Jaime Heckaman Carlson of Warsaw; great-grandchildren, Hannah Murphy of Evansville, and Mason Kral of Warsaw; brothers, Garland "Garbo" Vetor and Phil (Carla) Vetor; several sisters-in-law; nieces; nephews; great-nieces; and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, whom he married on March 2, 1945, Barbara Nell Vetor, on Oct. 9, 2008; daughter, Kay Ann Heckaman, on Oct. 4, 2006; his parents; and siblings, Charlotte, Francis, Walt, Robert, Max, Gerald, and Ted.
Visitation will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Loose Funeral Homes & Crematory, 200 W. 53rd St., Anderson.
Published on January 3, 2018
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