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Friday, May 18th, 2007
Ralph Deitsch
Former Celina resident Ralph N. Deitsch, 88, 200 Marker Road, Versailles, died at 8:10 a.m. May 17, 2007, at the Versailles Health Care Center.
He was born Feb. 23, 1919, in Celina, to William Henry and Rachel Ethel Runkel Deitsch. On June 25, 1950, he married Willa Rumpff, who survives in Versailles.
Also surviving are a son, Collin (Linda), Spencerville; a daughter, Evaun (Jerry) Flint, Greenville; three brothers, Gene (Clara), Wisconsin, John (Rosemary), Rockford, and Carl (Delores), Celina; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Gerald, Lloyd and Andrew; and seven sisters, Mary Colson, Mildred Mentzer, Ivy Mong, Velva Goubeau, Dorothy Larrie, Mable Denny and Ruth Young.
He worked as a carpenter until he retired and then worked at the The Daily Standard, Celina. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II serving as staff sergeant on the Hawaiian coast.
Services are 4 p.m. Saturday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina, with Dan Besecker officiating. Burial will be at the family's convenience at Burg e Cemetery, Montezuma, at a later date.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.
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