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Saturday, August 12th, 2006
Dick Bruggeman
Dick H. Bruggeman, 71, 8561 state Route 119, Maria Stein, died at 2:15 a.m. Aug. 11, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater. He had been ill for the past year.
He was born Feb. 5, 1935, in Maria Stein, to Joseph and Regina Riethman Bruggeman. On Nov. 4, 1959, he married Ruth A. Hilgefort, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Joe (Kay), David (Michelle), and Don (Stephanie), all of St. Henry; two daughters, Deborah (Dan) Beyke, St. Sebastian, and Sheila (Ron) Wente, New Bremen; a sister, Mary (Leo) Dietz, Maria Stein; two brothers-in-law, Clifford Dietz, Botkins, and Walter Boehmer, St. Marys; and 15 grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant daughter, Mary Ann; a brother, Jerome; and two sisters, Grace Dietz and Bea Boehmer.
He was retired from Thieman Stamping, New Bremen, and a veteran of the U.S. Marines, having served in the Korean War. He was also a member of St. John the Baptist Church, Maria Stein, and its men's sodality. He was a 1952 graduate of St. John School, Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Monday at 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.