Services for farmer and rancher Ervin Leon “Mike” Loveless, 91, who died Saturday at his home in Marion, will be 11 a.m. Friday at Yazel-Megli Funeral Home, Marion.
Masks are suggested. Burial with military honors will be in Lincolnville Cemetery.
Born Nov. 21, 1930, in Antelope to Alvin “Bud” and Verna (Bass) Loveless, he attended school in Lincolnville and Marion.
He served in the U.S. Army from 1953 until 1955 and married LaVona Weathers on Jan. 14, 1954, in Marion.
In addition to raising sheep and crops at the couple’s Antelope farm, he worked in oilfields, was a member of the Lincolnville American Legion post and Odd Fellows lodge.
Survivors include wife LaVona of Marion; children Judy Houdyshell and David Loveless of Lincolnville and Tamara Suffield of Marion; sister Thelma Green of Whitewater; seven grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Daughter Saundra Loveless, sister Bessie Loveless, and a granddaughter preceded him in death.
Memorials have been established with St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and Good Shepherd Hospice.