John L. Ochsenrider, 86, of Farmland, IN passed away peacefully, Monday morning, July 19, 2021, at his residence. John was born Jan. 28, 1935 in Marion, IN the son of Milton and Marie (Gephart) Ochsenrider. He was a graduate of the Armed Forces Institute.
John honorably served his country in the United State Air Force, retiring after 23 years of service. He then was employed as Security and Police Services with the VA Medical Center in Marion, IN for 11 years. He enjoyed spending his leisure time listening to real country music classics such as Bill Monroe, Hank Williams and many others. He was also an avid movie watcher, especially war movies.
John leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife of 48 years, Eulanis; brother and Sister-in-law, Roy and Scarlett Ludwig and brother-in-law, Max Cook; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Jean Lemley, Neva Young and Betty Cook; and a brother, Russell.
A service to celebrate John’s life will be 11 a.m. Friday, July 23, 2021 at Wilson Shook Funeral Home, Thornburg Memorial Chapel of Parker City, IN. Burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery of Farmland, IN with full military honors. Family and friends may gather to share and remember from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 22nd, at the funeral home. Online condolences may expressed at www.wilsonshookfh.com.
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