Jon Leslie Love

Jon Leslie Love, 67 - Hartford City

Jon Leslie Love, 67, passed away Saturday morning, December 19, 2015 in I. U. Health Ball Memorial Hospital with his family by his side.

Les was born in Hartford City on January 12, 1948 to Hansel and Elsie (Clamme) Love.

He graduated from Hartford City High School in 1966 and served as his class president.

He attended Ball State University prior to joining the Army.

After his service during the Vietnam War, he graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor in Animal Science.

While at Purdue, he was a member of Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity and was a member of the Purdue Judging Team winning the national competition.

Les was the manager and herdsman of Loveland, Inc. which was his family's farm operation south of Hartford City.

Les enjoyed watching sports, especially Purdue sports, maintaining his yard, and spending time with his family and friends.

Survivors include:

Brother - Mark
Sister - Joan Valente
Sister - Ann (Phillip) Gardner
Aunt and Uncle - Louanna Mossburg
Aunt - Margaret Denton
Aunt and Uncle - Louise Clamme and Don (Marsha) Love

He was preceded in death by his parents.

The funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in Waters Funeral Home, 501 W. Washington St., Hartford City with Pastor David M. Fleener officiating.

Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Eaton.

Friends may call at Waters Funeral Home from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, December 22.