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William J. Ehrsam

August 22, 1930 ~ August 22, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


William J. “Bill” Ehrsam, 93, of Decatur, IN, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at Adams Woodcrest. Bill was born on August 22, 1930, the son of the late William and Tillie (Klopfenstein) Ehrsam. He married Bonnie Custer on November 8, 1957. She survives.

Bill was a graduate of Monroe High School. He was an avid golfer and supporter of Adams Central Athletics. He attended Monroe Lighthouse Church. Bill retired from Zollner’s in Ft. Wayne and served in the U.S. Army.

He is survived by a sister, Mary Lou (Fred) Yoder of Berne.

He is preceded in death by his 4 siblings, Glen “Mike” Ehrsam, Catherine Roudebush, Alice M. Roudebush, and Robert Lee “Jim” Ehrsam

Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 27, 2023 at Haggard-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home, with visitation prior from Noon-2:00 p.m. Officiating will be Pastor Troy Green and Pastor David Myers.

Burial will be in Ray Cemetery with Military gravesite rites by American Legion Adams Post 43 Color Guard.

Preferred memorials are to Adams Central Athletics.

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August 27, 2023

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Haggard-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 W Adams St.
Decatur, IN 46733

Funeral Service
August 27, 2023

2:00 PM
Haggard-Hirschy & Zelt Funeral Home
225 W Adams St.
Decatur, IN 46733


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