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Earl E. Guingrich

January 23, 1933 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 88)


Rev. Earl E. Guingrich, 88, of Wabash, passed away at 12:56 p.m. on Tuesday, December 21, 2021, at Autumn Ridge Rehabilitation Center.  He was born on January 23, 1933, in Payne, Ohio, to Virgil and Katie (Wilder) Guingrich. 

Earl was a graduate of Marion College and also graduated from Garrett Evangelical Seminary. He married Joan Hyatt on May 28, 1954; she survives. Earl was a Methodist Minister at the Church of Our Savior in Wabash. He was a member of the Lagro United Methodist Church in Lagro, Indiana.

Earl is survived by his wife; Joan, of Wabash, Indiana; one son, Carl Guingrich of Wabash, Indiana. one daughter; Marsha Guingrich of Wabash, Indiana; 3 grandchildren; Carl Guingrich II, Erika Bailey, and Cynthia Green. 6 great-grandchildren. 3 brothers; Ralph Guingrich of Portland, Indiana, Roger Guingrich of Celina, Ohio, and Dale Guingrich of Celina, Ohio. 4 sisters; Patricia Anselman of Celina, Ohio, Mildred Green of Peoria, Arizona, Lorrene Zuber of Coldwater, Ohio, and Violet Riggenbach of Paulding, Ohio. He is proceeded in death by his parents and 2 sisters.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, December 28, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana 46992.  Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash, Indiana.

Visitation will from 5-7 p.m. Monday, December 27, 2021, at the funeral home.

Preferred Memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter or the Lagro United Methodist Church

McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, Indiana, 46992, have been trusted with Rev. Earl Guingrich's final arrangements.

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December 27, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

Funeral Service
December 28, 2021

10:00 AM
Wabash Chapel
231 Falls Avenue
Wabash, IN 46992

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