April 30, 1927 - Nov. 10, 2012
AVON PARK, Fla. — Dale Gaut, 85, of Avon Park, formerly of the Nappanee-Bremen, Ind. area, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring.
He was born April 30, 1927, in Fort Wayne, Ind. to Ora and Doisha (Warren) Gaut.
He married Gloria Andrews Filley June 17, 1978, in South Bend, Ind. Dale and Gloria moved to Florida in 2004 from Bremen. Dale retired from Bremen Bearings, where he worked as a supervisor. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and a former member of the Nappanee VFW.
Surviving are his wife, Gloria; daughters Vicki (Bill) Hubner of Warsaw and Brenda (Gene) Rinkenburg of Plymouth; sons Don (Lucinda) Gaut of Nappanee, John (Patty) Gaut of Leesburg, Mark (RaeAnn) Gaut and Wakarusa; stepdaughter Sherry (Jeff) Six of Bremen; stepsons Ted (Carla) Filley of Lakeville, Craig (Sara) Filley of South Bend, Scott (Sue) Filley of Elkhart and Jack (Debra) Filley of Wakarusa; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a niece, Martha (John) Segyde of Fort Wayne. He was preceded in death by brothers Dewey and Wilbur Gaut, and a half-sister, Emma Gaut.
Family and friends will meet at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at Thompson-Lengacher & Yoder Funeral Home, Nappanee, to proceed to Union Center Cemetery for a 10:30 a.m. graveside service with military rites by Nappanee American Legion. Memorial contributions may be given to the donor’s choice.