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Stephen M. Sullivan, 89, of Logansport, passed away at 11:45 a.m., Monday, June 26, 2017 at Miller's Merry Manor in Logansport.
Born on June 1, 1928 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late Eugene Cull and Amy (Martin) Sullivan.
Stephen was a 1946 graduate of Peru High School and also a 1951 graduate of Purdue University School of Agriculture where he majored in soil and also minored in crops. His expertise for better crop production in Indiana contributed to the agronomic growth in the Midwest.
On February 7, 1953, Stephen married Margaret R. "Peg" Weis who survives.
Following college, he served his country for three years as an Intelligence Analyst Instructor at the Counter Intelligence Corps School at Ft. Holabird, Baltimore, Maryland. Upon return from the service he joined the Indiana Crop Improvement Association for Purdue and and was involved for more than a decade with the University plant breeders, the Foundation Seed production, and Certified Seed Growers.
Steve was a member of All Saints Catholic Church where he also served as a Eucharistic minister and reader. Steve was also a member of the VFW Post 3790, a past member of the Knights of Columbus in Peru, and the past President of the Indiana Gourd Association. He enjoyed farming, and raising sweet corn for the local Farmer's Market.
Steve and Peg also have two children, daughter, Maureen Ann Sullivan of Marshall, Minnesota, and son, Rion P. Sullivan of Panama City, Florida, brother-in-law, Charles J. Weis of Rochester Hills, Michigan and sister in law, Julianna Volpert. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by sister, Mary Ann Snyder and her husband Ralph, sister-in-law, Betty Weis and brother-in-law James Volpert.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 8, 2017 at All Saints Catholic Church.
Visitation will be one hour before Mass in the Hall of All Saints.
Burial will be at Ever Rest Memorial Park.
Memorial Contributions may be made to All Saints Catholic Church and/or The American Diabetes Association.
Please sign the guest book and leave an online condolence for the Sullivan family at www.ransfuneralhomes.com.
Published on June 30, 2017
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