ORVILLE JOHN BREMER, 93, was called to his Lord and Savior peacefully on Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at home. He was the son of the late August and Anna (Heine) Bremer. He was a former member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, New Haven and a current member of Concordia Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne. He was a lifelong farmer. He is survived by his wife, Elaine; daughter, Nancy (James) Fenske of Cleveland, Ohio; sons, Dan (Sandi) Bremer of Monroeville, Steve (Tiara) Bremer of Woodburn and Kurt (Sherri) Bremer of New Haven; stepchildren, Kerry (Sandy) Litzenberg of College Station, Texas, Julie (Robert) Hockemey er of Monroeville and Ted (Marian) Litzenberg of Woodburn; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; seven step-grand children; and nine step-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Ruth, in 2004; children, Victor, Bernice and Carol; brothers, Walter, Wilmer and Donald; and sisters, Edna (Rekeweg) Krug and Helen Scott. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Friday, July 27, 2012, with calling one hour prior, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven. Calling also from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the funeral home. Pastor Don Sandman officiating. Burial in Emanuel Lutheran Cemetery, New Haven. Preferred memorials to the Central Lutheran School Endowment Fund or Concordia Lutheran School. To share online condolences, please visit www.harperfuneralhome.com

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