William Francis Juif, age 91, of Wolcottville, died Sunday, April 28, 2019 at his residence. Mr. Juif was born on October 23, 1927 in Albion, Indiana to the late Alexis and Jesse (Speaker) Juif. He honorably served his country in the United States Army during WWII. He married Marcile Kunce on February 19, 1949 in Albion and he worked for Allen Dairy delivering milk house to house for over 33 years. Bill loved farming and he collected antique tractors. He loved pulling the antique tractors with his son. Bill belonged to three tractor clubs; Cedar Creek Antique Engine and Tractor Club, Noble County Gas & Steam Association, and the Farm Power Club in Auburn. He was also a member of the American Legion Post 423, Orland and the VFW Post 2749, Kendallville.
Wife, Marcile Juif of Wolcottville.
Daughter, Becky and Jim McClure of Little Long Lake near Kendallville.
Son, Burt and Pam Juif of Big Turkey Lake near Stroh.
Three granddaughters: Michele and Jason Smith of Norfolk, Nebraska; Tiffany and Bill Nartker of Independence, Kentucky; and Alecia and Trey Carroll of Avilla.
Seven great grandchildren including Marissa (Shawn) Wilson, Alex Smith, Evan Smith, Emersyn Smith, Colton Nartker, Nicholas Nartker, and Dylan Carroll.
Brother, Phil and Ruth Juif of Millersburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Virginia (Ervin) DeCamp.
Visitation will be held Wednesday from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Hite Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Hite Funeral Home with visitation an hour prior to the funeral. Pastor Jim Taylor from Wolf Lake United Methodist Church will officiate the service.
Burial with military honors will take place at Orange Cemetery near Rome City.
Pallbearers will be Jason Smith, Bill Nartker, Trey Carroll, Chuck Kunce, Tom Derrow and Jim DeCamp. Honorary bearers are Randy Walsh, Rick Kunce, Tim Derrow, and Rick Shearer.
Preferred memorial donations may be made to the Noble County Gas & Steam Association or Parkview Hospice.
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Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home.
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