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Obituary: Lynn F. Grein, Seymour

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Mr. Lynn F. Grein, 77, of Seymour, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family.

Born March 10, 1936, in Seymour, he was the son of Charles N. and Agnes (Scheurich) Grein.

On August 3, 1962, in Columbus, IN, he married JoAnn Eckert, who preceded him in death December 29, 2005.

Lynn was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church in Seymour. He was a retired member of Local Carpenters Union No. 1775 and most recently worked for Force Construction Company Inc. Lynn was a member of VFW Post No. 1925, American Legion Post No. 89,  Eagles Aerie No. 655, and Knights of Columbus. He enjoyed woodworking, guitars, Westerns, guns and was an avid fisherman.

He also enjoyed spending time with friends and making people smile.

He is survived by his daughters, Cindy (Greg) Ison, Debbie (Roland) Arrowood, Vicki Maschino (Ed Reitman), Sherry (Brian) Ellis, and Kelly Howell; grandchildren, Ginger (Rob) Akers, Todd (Rebekah) Ison, Scott (Holly) Arrowood, Eric (Megan) Arrowood, Megan (Lance) Krause, Lyndi Snodderly, Miranda, Micah and Noah Ellis, Amber Davidson (Kamron Burch),and Emily Goens; eight great-grandchildren;  sisters, Mary Lou (Lewis) Galati, Norma Trimpe, and Doris (Paul) Jewett; several nieces and nephews; and his dog, Fred.

He was preceded in death by his parents;his wife; a brother, Charles N. Grein Jr.; and sisters Helen Marble, Betty Boutte and Dorothy J. “Dot” Richards.

Funeral services will be held at Voss Chapel on Monday, May 13, at 10:00 a.m. with Deacon Mike East officiating and Rev. Greg Ison assisting. Burial will be at Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at Voss Chapel on Saturday, May 11, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Schneck Medical Center.

A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home Website at


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