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Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007
Kermit Hoehamer
Kermit W. Hoehamer, 76, of Rockford, died Aug. 21, 2007, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Jan. 12, 1931, in Liberty Township, to William and Alice Deitsch Hoehamer. On Oct. 22, 1950, he married Rozella Fegley, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Robert, Rockford; two daughters, Susanne Biberstine, Columbus, and Nancy (Joe) Dwenger, Rockford; a sister, Ann (Dick) Winter, Tomah, Wisc.; eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He retired as a custodian from Parkway High School after 15 years of service and was a farmer. He was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War and was a member of St. John's Hopewell Lutheran Church, Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, the Rev. Deb Domeier officiating. Burial is at Riverside Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to Parkway High School Band or the church.
Condolences can be sent to ketchamripleyfh@embarqmail.com.
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