Saturday, September 29th, 2007
Ernest J. Homan
Ernest J. Homan, 79, 645 St. Anthony Rd., Fort Recovery, died 11:20 a.m. Sept. 28, 2007 at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 14, 1928, in St. Anthony to Edward and Catherine Wendel Homan. In 1950, he was married to Jeanette May, who died in 1978. On Aug. 31, 1996, he was married to Judith Bertke, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Dale (Jennifer), St. Anthony; four daughters, Jane (Kevin) Silver, Stratford, Ontario, Janice (Marvin) Hartings, Coldwater, Shirley Winterhalter, Centerville, and Kathy (Dan) Bohman, Coldwater; a stepson, Anthony (Tonya) Huber, Coldwater; a stepdaughter, Sandra (Mark) Hollenbacker, Coldwater; five brothers, Ott (Rita), Celina, Leon (Donna) and Lavern (Mary), both of Coldwater, Ralph (Barbara), Inverness, Fla., and Dan (Linda), Ohio City; three sisters, Marie (George) Schroyer, and Margie Gentry, both of Celina, and Lucille Barna, Rockford; two sisters-in-law, Maryann Homan, St. Anthony, and Jane (Bill) Boeckman, Coldwater; 10 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; nine step grandchildren; and five step great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a stepson, Matthew Huber; and two brothers, Tony and Wilbur.
He was employed at Avco New Idea, Coldwater and was a retired farmer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church and of the Catholic Order of Foresters. He was a 1946 graduate of Coldwater High School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Daniel Schmitmeyer officiating. Burial is at St. Anthony Cemetery. American Legion Post 345, Fort Recovery, will conduct graveside military honors.
Calling is 1-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:45 a.m. Monday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.