Monday, July 31st, 2006
Lewis W. Whitmer, 89, 913 Willow St., Celina, died at 8:30 a.m. July 29, 2006, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Feb. 13, 1917, in Pleasant Hill, to Clyde P. and Mary Elizabeth Thompson Whitmer. On July 24, 1943, he married Cecelia Vegelin, who survives.
He was the last of his family.
He was a retired Common Pleas judge, Probate judge and Juvenile Division judge. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II. He was a member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1291, Phi Alpha Delta Fraternity, Benevolent & Protective Order of Elks Lodge 2170 and Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 1473, American Legion Post 210 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, all of Celina; and Free and Accepted Masons, Troy.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Robert Metheny officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in North Grove Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.