Friday, February 15th, 2008
Carl "Pete" G. Wissman, 83, 2100 Celina Road, Lot 16, St. Marys, died at 4:55 a.m. Feb. 14, 2008, at St. Marys Living Center.
He was born Oct. 12, 1924, in New Bremen, to Gustave and Ida Waterman Wissman. On Dec. 23, 1945, he married Janet Ruth Titus, who survives.
Other survivors are three daughters, Karen (David) Emerson and Theresa (Jon) Stahler, all of Wapakoneta, and Sharon (Robert) Post, St. Marys; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter and her husband, Carol S. and Al Roth; a brother, Harold; a sister, Bruenhilda W. Hoel; and a granddaughter.
He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co., St. Marys, after 32 years of employment, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church, American Legion and Fraternal Order of Eagles 767, all in St. Marys. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II and was held as a prisoner of war for 15 months by the German Army. He was a 1942 graduate of New Bremen High School.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Keith Kivlin officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. today at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys. The American Legion will hold services at 7 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church building fund or The American Heart Association.
Condolences can be sent to www.ciscofuneralhome.com.