LEWIS E. RUMAN of Battle Ground, Ind., 80, retired Elder and father-in-law to Rev. Ken Wells, pastor at Washington UMC, died Thursday, February 16, 2017. A public visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Sunday, February 19, Hippensteel Funeral Home, 822 North 9th Street Lafayette, IN. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Monday, February 20, with visitation preceding one hour prior, Battle Ground United Methodist Church, 201 Tipton Street, Battle Ground, IN. Burial will take place at Battle Ground Cemetery. Survivors include: wife of 58 years, Dixie Lee Wilson; children, Dee Ann (Ken) Wells of Washington, IN, Cindy (Lambert Deckers) Ruman of Muncie, Eric Ruman of Battle Ground, and Jay (Betty) Ruman of Columbia City; three grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Vance Mission Fund at Battle Ground UMC, address above. Condolences may be shared with Rev. Ken Wells and Family, 22 Morningside Drive Washington, IN 47501, and Dixie Ruman, 313 Tippecanoe Street, Battle Ground, IN 47920. 

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