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Carl Henry Johanningsmeier

March 23, 1929 ~ April 14, 2017 (age 88)

Carl Henry Johanningsmeier, 88, Freelandville, passed away Friday, April 14, 2017 at the Freelandville Community Home. Carl was born March 23, 1929, in Westphalia, the son of Edwin and Hilda (Spanger) Johanningsmeier. He married Marilyn Linneweber on June 20, 1950. Carl was a member of the Bethel Church, Christian Partners Sunday School Class, prominent member of many dairy organizations, founding board member of the Kyana Milk Producers which later merged and became part of Dairymen, Inc., board member and president of the Indiana Holstein Association, an Indiana Master Farmer and a brother Gideon of the Knox County Camp.
Carl is survived by his children, Roger (Chris) Johanningmeier of Edwardsport and Carla (Tony) Roberts of Hampstead, NC; grandchildren, Ryan Johanningsmeier, Kari Preston, Jeffrey (Kate) Johanningsmeier, Olivia (Will) Adair and Reed (Erica) Roberts; and eleven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Marilyn on July 22, 2013; son, Doug Johanningsmeier; brothers, Alfred and Elmer Johanningsmeier; and sister, Mary Ann Johanningsmeier.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Bethel Church. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 AM with Pastor Mike DeCoursey officiating. He will be laid to rest at Bethel Cemetery. Arrangements were handled by Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Home Bicknell Chapel. Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Church or the Gideon’s of the Knox County Camp. Online condolences may be made at

 Service Information

April 18, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethel Church
13673 East State Road 58
Edwardsport, IN 47528

Funeral Service
April 19, 2017

10:00 AM
Bethel Church
13673 East State Road 58
Edwardsport, IN 47528

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