Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Luke Ray Newswanger

Luke Ray Newswanger, age 13 years, 9 months, and 4 days, of Shelby, died Sunday morning, December 5, 2021 following a bicycle/automobile collision on Bowman Street Road.

Luke Ray was born on March 1, 2008 in Shelby to Clair Z. and Annetta N. (Burkholder) Newswanger. He attended Springmill Old Order Mennonite Church.

In addition to his parents, Luke Ray is survived by his three brothers: Daryl (Vivian) Newswanger of Little Falls, NY, Lavern Newswanger, and Nelson Newswanger both at home; six sisters: Rosene (LeeAllen) Hoover of Plymouth, Janelle (Rufus) Zimmerman of Shiloh, Marilyn Newswanger, Linda Newswanger, Joanne Newswanger, and Lucille Newswanger all at home; niece: Kayla Newswanger; maternal grandparents: Ammon and Erma Burkholder of Shiloh; and paternal grandparents: Reuben and Ella Newswanger of Shelby. Luke Ray was preceded in death by a niece and a nephew.

Family and friends are welcome on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 from 2-4 pm and 6-8 pm at the family home, 3917 Bowman Street Road, Shelby. Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 9, 2021 at 9:30 am at Springmill Old Order Mennonite Church, Dininger Road, Shelby. Bishop Alvin Hoover will officiate and burial will be in the church cemetery.

Care for Luke Ray and his family is being provided by the Penwell Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, Ohio 44875.

Memories & Condolence

  1. Angela Schroeder says:

    We would like to extend our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
    John and Angel Schroeder

  2. Alice Snyder says:

    We are saddened by your loss. Our prayers are with your family. Frank & Alice Snyder

  3. Loretta Porter says:

    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. This breaks my heart for your family. You all will be in my prayers.

  4. Dave and Sarah Townsend says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss! May God wrap His loving arms around you all at this difficult time.

  5. Nate Lyons says:

    I pray that the Lord will bring you all through this tragedy, and make you stronger and closer to Him and to each other.

  6. Debbie & Dave Seaman says:

    We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.

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