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Victor R. Sawyer

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Victory R. Sawyer, 86, Crawfordsville, died Saturday at the Ben Hur Home at 8:25 p.m.

Born Feb. 3, 1921, in Brazil, he was the son of Otto and Ocie Thomas Sawyer.

He married Wilma Jean Webster Sept. 26, 1948, in Crawfordsville. She survives.

He was a farmer in Putnam and Parke counties.

He was in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 10th Mountain Division from 1942-44.

Other survivors include sisters Lorene Miller, Lafayette, Dorothy Roberson, Indianapolis, and Reba Clifton, Dover, Del.

He was preceded in death by sister Amy Stevenson and three brothers, Rosco, Merril and Orville Sawyer.

Services will be at 11 a.m., Wednesday, at Machledt and Servies Funeral Home, Waveland, with Rev. Lester Niles officiating. Burial will be in Hebron Cemetery, Russellville.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to machledtservies@sbcglobal.net.