Born October 5, 1926, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Loren North and Margaret (Davies) North. He married Shirley Youse on October 26, 1952, in Hoagland; she survives in Hoagland. He was as active member of the Antioch Lutheran Church, Hoagland; and was treasurer of the church for many years. In his earlier years, he was active in Scouting; the Full Gospel Business News; and the Hoagland Area Advancement Association. He was an electrician at International Harvester, Fort Wayne for 37 years, retiring in 1981. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Also surviving are his sons, Thomas (Sandra) North of Roswell, Ga., Timothy North of Hoagland and Terry North (Mary Ann Pearsall) of Florham Park, N.J.; daughter, Tina (Douglas) Bulmahn of Churubusco; sisters, Esther Boroff of Odessa, Texas, Jean Kinsey of Pompano Beach, Fla. and Vivian (Dale) Brown of Poe; and six grandchildren, Joshua, Matthew, Jamie, Anna, Emma, and Amalia.
Service was noon Saturday at Antioch Lutheran Church, Hoagland with Chris Madsen officiating.
Burial was at Antioch Lutheran Cemetery.
Memorials are to Antioch Lutheran Church.
Condolences are to www.zwickjahn.com.