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Herman M. "Frosty" Straw Jr.

May 8, 1934April 18, 2021

Herman M. “Frosty” Straw, Jr., age 86, of Orland, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021 at his home in Orland.

He was born on May 8, 1934 in Orland, Indiana to Herman M. and Frances (Kentner) Straw, they preceded him in death.

Frosty graduated from Orland High School in 1953.

He retired after 30 years at Kirsch Company in Sturgis, Michigan, he later worked 11 ½ years at the Prime Outlets as a maintenance worker.

Frosty served the Orland Community as a volunteer fireman for the Orland Fire & Rescue for many years. He also was a member of the Sons of the American Legion Post # 423, Orland.

He married Frances Ann Anderson on May 9, 1987 in Orland, Indiana. She preceded him in death on April 25, 2014.

Survivors include a daughter, Julie Straw of Muncie, Indiana, a son, David M. Straw of Coldwater, Michigan, step-children, Michelle Rutter (Brandon Hicks) of Orland, Indiana, Ruthann Davis of Fort Wayne, Indiana, Gerald Geyer of Orland, Indiana, and Gregory Allen Geyer of Fort Wayne, Indiana, grandchildren, Joshua D. Straw, James D. Henderson, Jennifer R. Henderson, Patrick Marunde, Jr., Ryan Rutter, Justin Rutter, Tiffany Rutter, Stacy Zuniga, Bobby Geyer, Kristy Hunt, and Bill Hunt, 20 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren, and a brother, Robert Straw.

He was also preceded in death by a step-son, Robert Geyer, a grandson, Bobby Geyer, and eight siblings.

Visitation will be held from 4-6 pm Friday, April 23, 2021 at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana.

Funeral Services will follow at 6 pm Friday at Beams Funeral Home. Justin Rutter will officiate the service.

Memorial donations may be directed in care of the family.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Beams Funeral Home of Fremont, IN 260/495-2915


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    Friday, April 23, 2021


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Mary and Terry Johnson

April 20, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families during this most difficult time of loss of your Dear Father. Uncle Frosty must be enjoying such a great reunion.
Love and Prayers,
Mary and Terry