Friday, July 7th, 2006
Cletus Menchhofer Jr.
Cletus Menchhofer Jr., 76, 1151 St. Anthony Road, Coldwater, died at 1:45 p.m. July 6, 2006, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home Coldwater.
He was born July 23, 1929, in Coldwater, to Cletus and Lucille Becher Menchhofer. In May 1951, he married Imogene Canary, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons Doug (Sheila), Celina, and Richard, Coldwater; three daughters, Shirley (Dennis) Kunk, Celina, Marilyn (Rex) Ferguson, Celina, and Brenda (Kevin) Deardoff, Celina; a sister, Mary Kathryn Brown, Tipp City; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Dennis and twin sons, Donald and Ronald.
He was retired from Avco New Idea, Coldwater, after 45 years. He has lived and spent 52 years as a farmer in Washington Township. He was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Washington Township. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving two years during the Korean War. For 48 years he was a member of American Legion Post 345, Fort Recovery.
Services are 2 p.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral, Celina, the Rev. Doug Meyer officiating. Burial will follow in St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery with military rites by the Legion.
Calling hours are after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions to the Briarwood Activity Fund.