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Monday, November 26th, 2007
Complete Obituary
Eugene Gelhaus
  Eugene E. Gelhaus, 78, 3114 McFeeley-Petry Road, Rossburg, died Nov. 23, 2007, at his home.
He was born May 26, 1929, in New Weston, to Aloys and Lidwina Mestamaker Gelhaus. On Oct. 8, 1955, he married Luedna B. Mescher, who survives.
Other survivors are three son, Dan (Catherine), New Weston, Dale (Trish), Union City, Ind., and Michael (Brooke), Woodstock, Conn.; a daughter, Peggy (David) Becker, Vandalia; a sister, Eva (Ron) Ruchty, North Star; a brother-in-law, Richard Muhlenkamp, Greenville; and 13 grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Anthony, a brother, Harold; and a sister, Vera Muhlenkamp.
He retired from the former Avco New Idea plant in Coldwater, and was a retired farmer. A 1948 graduate of St. Henry High School, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and a member of American Legion Post 345 and Knights of Columbus Council 3324, both of Fort Recovery. He also was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, where a prayer service will be conducted by the K of C at 7:50 p.m. today.
Contributions can be made to the Center for Neurological Development, Burkettsville.
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