Darin A. Hostetler, 42, of Milford, IN died at 5:45 p.m. on Monday, August 2, 2010 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne from injuries suffered in a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. He was born on June 12, 1968 in South Bend, IN to James S. & Joy M. (Faulkner) Hostetler.
He was a lifetime Milford area resident and graduated from Wawasee High School in Syracuse. He owned and operated Darin’s Lawn Care in Milford. He formerly worked for Newmar Corporation & Keystone RV in Goshen.
He was a member of the ABATE (American Bikers Aimed Toward Education). He formerly attended the Nappanee Missionary Church & First Brethren Church in Milford.
Daughter – Erin Kelsey Hostetler of North Webster
Parents – Jim & Joy Hostetler of Milford
Sister – Angie Hostetler of Milford
Brother - Clark (wife, Kim) Hostetler of Goshen
2 Step Daughters – Kayla Auer & Karissa Auer both of Syracuse
Step Son – Josh Auer of Milford
Step Grandson – Dillon Hively
2 Nephews – Brett Haines & Ryan Hostetler
Gt. Niece – Audri Haines
He was preceded in death by his brother – Brent Hostetler & nephew – Dustin Hostetler.
Visitation will be from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 5, 2010 at Owen Family Funeral Home, 1001 S. Huntington St. Syracuse, IN. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, August 6, 2010 at the funeral home with Dr. Joe Graham of the Warsaw Community Church officiating. Burial will follow in the Felkner Cemetery in Milford.
Memorial bequest may be given to Erin Hostetler for future college expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.