Monday, April 9th, 2007
Cletus H. Klosterman, 85, 214 E. Oak St., Celina, died at 4:10 a.m. April 7, 2007, at the Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born May 28, 1921, in Montezuma, to William and Emma Fleck Klosterman. On Feb. 25, 1946, he married Ada Ruth Amerman, who lives in Celina.
Also surviving are a son, Thomas (Jane), Tipp City; a daughter, Patricia (Henry) Timmerman, Coldwater; a sister, Rita (Harry) Patrie, Celina; sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Klosterman, Fort Recovery, and Erma Klosterman, Celina; seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
Deceased are brothers, Ralph, Vernon, Wilfred and Harold; a sister, Bertha Livingston; and a brother-in-law, Clarence Livingston.
He retired from Reynolds & Reynolds, Celina, and served with the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and Knights of Columbus Post 1800, American Legion Post 210, and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5713, all of Celina.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. Burial is at St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina, where military rites will be conducted by the American Legion and VFW.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina. Services by the VFW and American Legion will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church endowment fund.