Rowland K Ormsby SR

Born: Mon., Mar. 18, 1929
Died: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017


Graveside Service

10:00 AM Sat., Oct. 07, 2017
Location: Greenwood Cemetery


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Rowland K. Ormsby JR, age 88, of LaGrange, IN died Sunday October 1, 2017 at Millers Merry Manor, LaGrange, IN.  He was born on March 18, 1929 in Alfred Station, NY to Rowland K. & Guinivere (Wilcox) Ormsby SR.  He was a veteran of the United States Navy.   He married Gwyneth Layt .  She preceded him in death on October 6, 2015.  Mr. Ormsby was previously employed as a regional manager for Montgomery Ward, Elkhart, IN until his retirement.  He was a former member of the Elkhart Chamber of Commerce and President of the Elkhart Rotary club.  He was a current member of the American Legion Post #215, LaGrange, IN.  He lived a Christian life and was huge Michigan Fan.  He is survived by 2 sons – R. Kelly Ormsby III of Greenville, OH and Jeff & Beth Ormsby of Elkhart, IN.  1 Daughter – Robin Ormsby Peterman of Fort Wayne, IN.  1 brother – William A. & Teddy Ormsby of Hornell, NY.  1 sister – Eleanor Rink of Hornell, NY.  9 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.  A graveside service will be held on Saturday October 7, 2017 at 10 a.m. at Greenwood Cemetery, LaGrange, IN with military honors performed by the American Legion Post #215, LaGrange, IN.  On-line condolences may be sent at www.carneyfrostfuneralhome.com.  Carney-Frost Funeral Home, LaGrange, IN is handling the arrangements. 

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