Tuesday, March 20th, 2007
Carl Klopfleisch, 89, 230 E. Livingston St., Celina, died at 12:50 p.m. March 18, 2007, at Miller House, Celina.
He was born May 7, 1917, in Liberty Township to Gustav and Emma Schaadt Klopfleisch. On April 19, 1941, he married Odessa Duncan, who died June 16, 2005.
Surviving are two sons, Kim (MaryAnn), Botkins, and Craig (Kay), Celina; seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Gustav Jr.; a half brother, Henry; and a sister, Elsie Hoeie.
He retired as a superintendent of Tuttle Construction, Lima, and was a U.S. Army Air Force Veteran of World War II stationed in England. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Free & Accepted Masonic Lodge # 241, American Legion Post 210, Chapter Eastern Stars, Trustee of Mercer County Council on Aging, and YMCA building committee, all of Celina.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Arthur Wilde officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 4-7 p.m. Thursday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.