Homer Warren Ingram

Homer Warren Ingram

MADISON- Homer Warren Ingram, age 91, passed away on Monday, May 7, 2012.

He was born on Oct. 18, 1920, in Jonesborough, Tenn., the son of Charles and Lillian (Sheffield) Ingram.

Homer graduated from Lamar High School in Tennessee, and attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II serving in the South Pacific. On May 19, 1953, Homer married Caroline Voegeli, and together they moved to Augusta, Ga., and later to Madison. Homer worked for Ironworkers Local Union #383 for 33 years, as well as performing the duties of business manager for several of those years. He was a member of the Local Union #383 for more than 60 years. Homer was also a member of Elks Lodge #410, Doric Masonic Lodge since 1956, and an active member and volunteer for First United Methodist Church. He took great pride in attending to his vegetable and flower gardens, and Homer also enjoyed golfing.

He is survived by his son, Tom (Sandy) Ingram of Madison; daughter, Nancy (Mike) Ludden of Coppell, Texas; four grandchildren, Matt Ingram, Michael, Gregory, and Lydia Ludden; sister, June Carrier of Johnson City, Tenn.; and brother, Jim Ingram of Jonesborough, Tenn.; and He was preceded in death by his wife, Caroline on April 15, 2012; his parents; and brother, Paul.

Funeral services will be held at First United Methodist Church, 203 Wisconsin Avenue, Madison, at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 19, 2012, with the Rev. Keith Schroerlucke presiding.

Entombment will be held at Roselawn Memorial Park with military rites being conducted.

Visitation will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL HOME, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2012, with a Masonic service at 7 p.m. Friends may also call at the church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church or the Doric Masonic Lodge Scholarship Fund.

A special thank you to First United Methodist Church, Meadowmere Assisted Living, and the 11th floor of Meriter Hospital for their care, support, and compassion.

“Don’t worry Dad, the candy dish will always be full of miniature Hershey bars and peanut M&M’s.”