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John Dennis Albers

August 6, 1963 - September 5, 2018

MUNCIE – John Dennis Albers, 55, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on August 6, 1963 in Hoxie, Kansas the son of William N. and Delores M. (Franklin) Albers, Sr. and graduated from Hoxie High School in 1981. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree…READ MORE

MUNCIE – John Dennis Albers, 55, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at his residence.

He was born on August 6, 1963 in Hoxie, Kansas the son of William N. and Delores M. (Franklin) Albers, Sr. and graduated from Hoxie High School in 1981. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Emporia State University. On October 19, 2007 in Sevierville, Tennessee, he married Melinda J. “Mindy” Delaney. His father was a wheat farmer and John enjoyed farming with his Dad through college.

John was a brilliant mathematician and dedicated employee of Ball State University, working in IT for the Math Department and as an adjunct professor. He was a former member of New Life Presbyterian Church in Yorktown and was currently attending Bethel Church in Gaston.

He was a committed husband and loving father, attending all his children’s sporting events and helping his neighbors with anything they needed. John loved woodworking, metal working, tractors, animals and solving any math problem he could find, especially calculus. He had a great sense of humor and was constantly joking with people. John also served as a volunteer firefighter in the State of Oklahoma and for Center Township for 10 years.

Surviving are his wife of nearly 11 years, Melinda J. “Mindy” Albers of Muncie; three children, James D. Delaney (fiancé, Amber Stewart) of Muncie, Grace E. Albers, U.S. Navy, Great Lakes, IL and Erin F. Albers of Muncie; two sisters, Marcia Bingham of Hoxie, KS and Kathleen Ford of Wichita, KS; his father and mother-in-law, Lamar and Laura Delaney of Eaton, OH; his grandmother-in-law, Reba Eileen Loveland of Cincinnati, OH; numerous nieces and nephews; and many life-long friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, William N. Albers, Jr.; and his first wife, Debrah K. Albers in 2005.

Funeral services will be held at 6:00 pm. on Monday, September 10, 2018 at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, Muncie with Pastor Bob O’Bannon officiating.

Family and friends are invited to attend the burial at 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Maple Grove Cemetery, 59000 Gilbert Road, North Lewisburg, Ohio.

Family and friends may call at The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel, 7901 W. Isanogel Road, Muncie, from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018.

Memorial contributions may be directed to A.R. F. (Animal Rescue Fund), 1209 W. Riggin Road, Muncie, IN  47303 or online at https://munciearf.com.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.meeksmortuary.com.

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Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018

Time: 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


Service Information

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018

Time: 6:00 pm

The Meeks Mortuary and Crematory, Mt. Pleasant Chapel

Address:

7901 West Isanogel Road
Muncie, Indiana 47304


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