Rodney Monce, 68

Rodney M. Monce, 68, Peru, died at 2:53 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in his residence. 

He was born Nov. 24, 1948, in Wabash, to Oscar Myrl & Mary Alice (Grossnickle) Monce. 

He attended Manchester High School, North Manchester.  Rodney retired from US Gypsum Thermafiber, Wabash, after 30 years of service.  He enjoyed working on cars and was an avid NASCAR and sprint car racing fan.  He enjoyed people and never knew a stranger and most of all he loved his family. 

He is survived by sons, Scott (Kim) Monce, Sheridan, Chris (Michelle) Monce, Hartford City, and Shawn (Jesse) Monce, Peru; sisters, Beverly Behny, Wabash, and Sharon (Harold) Stambaugh, North Manchester; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. 

One sister, Mary Ellen Lewallen, and one grandchild are deceased. 

A celebration of life service will be at a later date. 

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Posted on 2017 Apr 20