35, of Springfield and Irving, died Tuesday at Hillsboro Hospital, Hillsboro.
He was born Nov. 8, 1961, in Bamberg, Germany, the son of George H. and Sieglinde Kistner Ware.
Mr. Ware was employed as a baker at Mel-O-Cream for several years before becoming disabled and was currently enrolled at Lincoln Land Community College as a full-time student.
He was a member of the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Elmer C. Fisher 700 Bowling Club, 300 Bowling Club and the Warren Brown Bowling League at King Pin bowling alley.
Survivors: parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Ware of Springfield; a brother, Ivan Ware of Joelton, Tenn.; several aunts and uncles; a niece; a nephew; several cousins; and fiancee, Maureen Patchett of Irving.
Services: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Staab Funeral Home, the Rev. John Ossola officiating. Burial: Roselawn Memorial Park Cemetery.