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Tuesday, May 22nd, 2007
Complete Obituary
Edward Osterholt
  Edward Osterholt, 82, of Philothea, died May 20, 2007, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
He was born Oct. 22, 1924, in Philothea, to Bernard and Johanna Wenning Osterholt. On Oct. 20, 1948, he married Mary Lou Ahlers, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Andrew (Erron), Philothea; two brothers, Leo (Dede), Coldwater, Mich., and Herman (Jeanette), Fort Wayne, Ind.; a sister-in-law, Marge, Fort Wayne, Ind.; and three grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Aloys, Anthony and Walter; and two sisters, Katherine Fortman and Rose Lothamer.
He managed a Grade A dairy farm for 25 years, owned a Pet Milk truck and also worked at Hemmelgarn Egg Plant and the Farm Service Agency. He served one term as county commissioner, was a U.S Navy veteran and a board member at Midwest Electric Corp. for 36 years. He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Philothea, and its Men's Holy Name Society, Knights of Columbus Council 1991, and American Legion Post 470, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Dan Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
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