Willis Earl Wolfe, 86, Lapel, died Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013, at Community Hospital of Anderson following a brief illness. He was born on Feb. 4, 1927, in Madison County, Ind., to Earl and Nora (Aldred) Wolfe.
He served in the U. S. Army in the Korean War.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Joan Althea (Moseley) Wolfe; two daughters, Diane (Jackson) Mendenhall of Lapel, and Elaine Lee Wolfe (fiance, Tracey D. Haskett) of Anderson; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one niece.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his grandparents, Reed and Estelle (Lukens) Wolfe; and his brother, Neil Wolfe.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home, 1010 North Main Street, Lapel. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Scott E. Hersberger Funeral Home in Lapel with Pastor Steve Holdzkom officiating. Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Lapel where the Lapel American Legion Post 212 will conduct military graveside rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lapel Food Pantry, P. O. Box 626, Lapel, IN 46051-0626.
Online condolences: www.hersbergerfuneralhome.com