Obituaries, April 6, 2024

Written on 04/06/2024

Alvin Ray Marner

Alvin Ray Marner, 91, of Greentown, passed away at 7:02 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2, 2024, at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. He was born March 8, 1933, in Kokomo, to Emanuel and Martha S. (Miller) Marner. On October 12, 1952, he married Doris J. Beachy, and she preceded him in death on November 11, 2017.

Alvin worked at Greentown Grain, Wholesale Electric, H & M Electric and retired in 1998 from Wabash Electric. By trade Alvin was an electrician and he loved helping people with their projects over the years. His love of travel led him to visit all 50 states, and he also enjoyed sports, especially Purdue Basketball and the Chicago White Sox. He volunteered at the foodbank, Habitat for Humanity, the Kokomo Rescue Mission, and the Mennonite Aid Group. He was an active member of the Howard-Miami Mennonite Church.

Survivors include his children, Gail (Clark) Weaver and Brent (Cheryl) Marner; grandchildren, C.J. (Rachel) Weaver, Alex (Austin) Weaver Banks, Bennett Weaver (Ruth Barbee), and Colin Marner; and great-grandchildren, Nora, J.T., and Vivi Weaver and Liam and Mia Banks.

In addition to his wife, Doris Marner, he was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Dora Bowling and Miriam Marner; and four brothers, James Marner, William Marner, Albert Marner, and Simeon Marner.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, 3976 E. 1400 S. Kokomo, with Pastor Bruce Mughmaw officiating. Burial will follow in Christner Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Contributions may be made in Alvin’s memory to the Kokomo Rescue Mission. Messages of condolence may be left online at Arrangements have been entrusted to Hasler & Stout Funeral Home in Greentown.

Anthony W. Trusty

Anthony W. Trusty, 70, of Galveston, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born April 6, 1953, in Rensselaer, Indiana to Arthur and Alice (Cotner) Trusty.

Anthony started out working for his father in the family business at Pitch-Lined Burial Vaults in Kokomo. He later became a cab driver for the city of Kokomo. He enjoyed watching sports especially the Indianapolis Colts. He enjoyed coaching his kids in baseball at northside park and riding his Harley trike in his spare time.

Surviving family include his sons, Zach Trusty of Kokomo, and Anthony W. Trusty II of Galveston. His grandchildren, Richie, Rolland, Robbie, Raymond, Kaden, Addison, Colton, Chloe and Riley. He is also survived by two brothers, John and Jeff Trusty, and sisters, Karen, Peggy and Janet. Anthony is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Alice Trusty, and stepmother Beverly Trusty and brothers, Mike, Ray and Junior.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Rev. Bill Collins officiating, visitation will be held from 12:00 noon until service time at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday. Burial will follow in Barnett Cemetery in Howard County. Murray Weaver Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.