In Memory

Lemon Powell - Class Of 1941

Lemon Powell


Services for Lemon "Pete" Powell, 85, or Logansport, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday in Marocco Funeral Chapel.

       He died at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2005, in Chase Center.

       Born Aug. 26, 1920, in Stanton, Ky., he was the son of Willy and Lena Brandenburg Powell.

       Mr. Powell was employed with the Rockfield Grain Elevator, Franklin Elementary School in Logansport, and retired from the France Stone Company.

       A veteran of the U.S. Army, Pete, served as a gunner from 1942 to 1945 during World War II.  He took part in the battles of Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland and Central Europe.  He was recipient of the European Theater Ribbon with fur Bronze Stars and the Good Conduct Ribbon.

       He was a member of the American Legion Post #60 in Logansport, and also belonged to the Church of Christ in Logansport.

       His hobbies included working puzzles, making model airplanes, raising tomatoes and working in his yard.

       Surviving are two brothers, LeRoy Powell and his wife, Lone, and Lonnie Powell and his wife, Nellie, all of Logansport.

       Four sisters and one brother preceded in death.

       The Rev. Jeff Strite will officiate at the services.  Burial, with full military graveside rites conducted by the Cass County Veterans Council, will be in Paint Creek Cemetery in Camden.

       Friends may call from 10 a.m. until the time of services Friday in the funeral chapel.


Obituary notice taken from the website, December 15, 2005