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Arnold "Ink" Bokelman, 84, of Greensburg passed away on April 24, 2019. He was born on March 23, 1935 in Decatur County, the son of Arthur and Mildred (Brown) Bokelman. Ink was a 1953 graduate of Clarksburg High School. He married Rita Fisse on June 14, 1958 and together they had three children: Mark, Michael, and Ann. Ink was a farmer, bus driver for North Decatur Schools for over 18 years, sold insurance for Commonwealth, and he owned and operated Heartland Realty. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church and the Greensburg Country Club. Ink enjoyed playing cards at the County Club and spending time with his family.
Survivors include: Wife- Rita Bokelman; Sons- Mark (Colleen) Bokelman of Greensburg and Mike (Christy) Bokelman of Greensburg; Daughter- Ann (Gregg) Sciarra of Warsaw, Indiana; Grandchildren- Breanna (Dustin) McMillan, Ashley (Josh) Snapp, Lauren (Craig) Wright, Lindsay Sciarra, David Bokelman, and Abby Bokelman; Great Grandchildren- Ryan, Carter, Ellie, Gabriel, and Anne. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother- William Bokelman; and Sisters- Vivian "Madge" Schoentrup and Elizabeth "Betty" Davis.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019 from 11AM - 1PM at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Rosary will be prayed at the St. Mary's Catholic Church at 1:30PM followed by Mass at 2PM also on Friday. Burial will follow at the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the St. Mary's Catholic Church for Masses. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.
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Wayne Springmeyer
Apr 27, 2019
Goodbye to a Special and lifelong Friend!
Jean Oljace
Apr 25, 2019
Rita and family,

So sorry for your loss. Prayers