94 year old, Elvin ‘Jr’ Rust of Wheatfield, passed away December 10, 2018 at his home.
On November 9, 1924, Jr was born to Elvin L. Sr. and Agnes (Heatherson) Rust in South Bend, Indiana. He graduated from Kalamazoo, Michigan, and served in the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life, Beatrice Whitaker, on August 22, 1949, in LaPorte, Indiana. Jr worked as a Millwright/Ironworker Local 1102. He was also a member of the Wheatfield American Legion Post #406. Jr was an avid golfer.
Jr is survived by his son: Mike (Marilyn) Rust, grandchildren: Phillip (Michelle) Rust, & Andi (Dave) Jones, great-grandchildren: Eleanor Rust, Lucas Rust, Kristie Jones and Keegan Jones, Gaige Jones, great-great-grandson: Knoxton Jones, siblings: Bob (Karen) Rust, and Shirley Casbon, and many nieces and nephews.
Jr was preceded in death by his wife: Beatrice, parents: Elvin L. & Agnes, siblings: Jim Rust, Doris Thimler, and Ed Rust.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, December 14, 2018, at Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana. Graveside services will take place on Saturday, December 15, 2018 at Wheatfield Cemetery at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Sorrowful Mother Food Pantry.