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Wilbur E Bougher

October 11, 1936 — January 16, 2020

Wilbur E Bougher, 83, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at his home, in La Porte, surrounded by his loving family.

Wilbur was born on October 11, 1936 in Battle Ground, IN, to Floyd and Beulah (Mendenhall) Bougher.

On July 3, 1983 in Cambridge City, IN, he married Sharon (Bachmann) Scott who survives.  Wilbur was preceded in death by Lenora "Holly" Bougher, mother of his 4 surviving children, Debra (Tim) Griffith of Noblesville, Francis (Sue) Bougher of La Porte, Ronald Bougher of La Porte, and Dawn (Steve) Wegiel of La Porte.  He is also survived by his 4 step-children, Jill (Paul) Sacco of Allen, TX, Robyn Eaton of Westfield, Jenny (Todd) Gearheart of La Porte, and Andrew (Zoe) Scott of Allen TX; 15 grandchildren, Abbey (Brian) Cook of Westfield, Patrick (Lauren) Griffith of Carmel, Damon Bougher of La Porte, Tashenna Bougher of Franklin, Ronald "RJ" Bougher of Brownsburg, Jonathan (Samantha) Wegiel of La Porte, Kyle Wegiel of La Porte, Truman and Griffin Sacco of Allen, TX, Emily and Emmet Eaton of Westfield, Gabrielle Gearheart of La Porte, Drew Gearheart of Westfield, and Elizabeth and Carter Scott of Allen, TX; 8 great-grandchildren, Lenora, LoreLai, Hollis, David, Damon, Maverick, David, and Carlie; as well as many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Lenora "Holly" Bougher; and siblings, Vera Arion, Mable Schultz, Delores Colwell, Wayne Bougher, Keith Bougher, Karen Wagner, and Sharon Sirovy.

Wilbur was an installer for 25 years at GTE.  He was a member of La Porte County Posse and La Porte County Lake Patrol.  Wilbur was a volunteer at Pioneer Land at the La Porte County Fair.  Most importantly, he enjoyed spending time with his family.

Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.

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La Porte, IN 46350

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