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Monday, October 1st, 2007
Norman P. Opperman, 92, 730 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, died Sept. 28, 2007, at his daughter's home in St. Marys.
He was born July 8, 1915, in New Knoxville, to Henry and Deena Kuck Opperman. On Sept. 12, 1937, he married Elsie Sullivan, who survives in St. Marys.
Also surviving are a son, Bruce (Bonnie), Elida; two daughters, Rebecca Ballenger, St. Marys, and Joyce (Peter) Perri, Jupiter, Fla.; a brother, Willis of Toledo; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Della Hoelscher.
A graduate of New Knoxville High School, he attended The Ohio State University. He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 33 years of service. A former St. Marys councilman, he also served as city mayor. He was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, St. Marys, and St. Marys Jaycees.
Service is 11 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Moulton.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where memorials may be directed to the church or Agape Ministries.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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