Kenneth R. Fingerle, 99, Woodbury, Tennessee, formerly of North Manchester, Indiana, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home on November 11, 2020. Born on November 21, 1920 in Flint, Michigan, Kenneth is the son of the late Daniel A. and Anna Maude (Miller) Fingerle.
On January 15, 1944 Kenneth married Anna Mae Blocher. The two were wed for one day shy of their seventieth anniversary before Anna passed away on January 14, 2014. For twenty-one years Kenneth worked at the North Manchester Foundry to support his family, before retiring in 1984. Kenneth was a humble, patient, thankful, and faithful man. He was a member at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church in North Manchester, Indiana. Kenneth enjoyed the peacefulness of fishing.
The loving memory of Kenneth R. Fingerle will be forever cherished by his son, Marlin L. (Marcia) Fingerle, Roann, Indiana; daughter, Carol Ann (Albert) Ernst, Woodbury, Tennessee; brother Chester A. Fingerle, North Manchester; sisters, Elsie Geiser, and Doris Kelsey, both of North Manchester, Indiana; nine grandchildren, thirty-seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren. Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three brothers, Marvin, Donald, and Robert Fingerle; two sisters, Pauline Miller and Dorothy Fingerle; and one granddaughter, Judith Ernst, who passed away in 2014.
Family and friends may call Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church, 12546 North State Road 13, North Manchester, Indiana. Funeral services will be held Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Old German Baptist Brethren Church. Burial will be at the North Manchester Old German Baptist Brethren Cemetery, North Manchester.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Kenneth R. Fingerle, memorial contributions may be made to SunCrest Home Health, 121 North Irwin Street, Manchester, Tennessee 37355.
Arrangements are entrusted to McKee Mortuary