C. Goar Altepeter, 93, of Romney, passed away at Franciscan St. Elizabeth East Hospital Thursday January 3, 2019 at 6:25 PM. Goar was born in Boswell, IN July 8, 1925, the son of the late Cyril and Elizabeth (Kult) Altepeter and attended Fowler, IN schools. His first marriage was to Ivadean Hamelman in Oxford, IN January 31, 1947 and she preceded him in death July 14, 1995. He later married Eleanor (Zink) Laffoon at Crawfordsville, IN and she survives. Goar was a welder for Newton County Stone Company, retiring in 1987, and also farmed for several years. He was a member of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Lafayette. Surviving with his wife are two daughters, Mary S. Jasheway (husband Ed) of Lafayette; Jane E. Byers (husband Larry) of Orange Park, FL; two grandchildren, Laura Jane and Chad Jasheway; and by two great-grandchildren, Blake and Brady Jasheway. He was preceded in death by a sister and three brothers. Friends may call at the Hahn-Groeber Funeral Home, 1104 Columbia St., Lafayette from the time of the Rosary at 4:45 PM until 7:00 PM Thursday January 10. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Lawrence Catholic Church 11:00 AM Friday January 11, Fr. Cole G. Daily officiating, with interment following at Boswell Cemetery. Those desiring may contribute in memoriam to Almost Home Humane Society. Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com
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