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Obituary: Anthony M. Query, Columbus

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Anthony M. Query, 86, of North Cherry Street, died at 3:25 a.m. Thursday, January 31, 2013, at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Mr. Query retired in 1987 from Cummins Engine Company where he had worked for 371/2 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of Sandy Hook United Methodist Church, Diesel Workers Union, the Moose Lodge and the American Legion.

Funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Sandy Hook United Methodist Church with Pastor Jeff Karnes officiating. Family and friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street and from 9 a.m. to time of the service Wednesday at the church. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery with military rites conducted by Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bartholomew County Humane Society or Sandy Hook United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the Query family and a video tribute may be viewed at

Born in Columbus February 8, 1926, Mr. Query was the son of Burnard L. and Marie E. Apfel Query. He married Reva Sue Wasson March 5, 1951. She preceded him in death August 23, 1999.

Survivors include his children, Marsha (Charles) Placke of Brown County and Bruce (Sherry) Query of Columbus; a brother, Louis Query of Valparaiso; a half brother, James Query of Metropolis, IL; half sisters, Linda Bunker of Valparaiso and Anna Johnson of Lake Station, IN; and six grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a half brother, Chester Query, and half sisters Dorothy and Patty.

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