Linus P Anslinger, 91, of Fort Branch,  passed away Monday, Dec. 27, 2010 at Gibson General Hospital in Princeton.

Born Nov. 21, 1919 in McHenry, N.D. he was the son of Frank and Grace (Eble) Anslinger.

Linus is a retired farmer and worked for the Gibson County Highway Dept. and Harry Martin Oil. He was a member of St Bernard Church,  a WWII veteran and a member of VFW Post 2714 in Fort Branch.

Survivors include a brother, Vince Anslinger of Bakersfield Calif.; two sisters, Irma Uebelhoer of St Petersburg Beach Fla., Iris Torris of Louisville Ky.; and  many loving nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, 2010 at St. Bernard Church in Snake Run with Father Tony Ernst officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.  Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by the VFW Post 2714.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010 at Stodghill Funeral Home on Ind. 168 West in Fort Branch with a rosary service at 7:30 p.m. conducted by the church parish.