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Saturday, February 23rd, 2008
Lester Pleiman
Lester W. Pleiman, 79, of Lima, died at 3:22 a.m. Feb. 22, 2008, at Triumph Hospital, Lima.
He was born March 12, 1928, in Fort Loramie, to Albert and Eleanor Fischer Pleiman. His first wife, Mary Louise Obringer, died in 1975. On June 16, 1978, he married Patricia M. Sheidler, who survives.
Other survivors are two daughters, Judy (Jay) Lipps, Union, and Chris Lefeld, St. Henry; two stepsons, Steve (Laura) Oren, Lima, and Stan (Ruth) Oren, Gilboa; three stepdaughters, Susan (Jeff) Christman, Leipsic, Cynthia (Jeff) Garmatter, Delphos, and Sally (Tom) Halker, Columbus Grove; four sisters, Charlene (Cliff) Meyer, Newport, Mary Jane (Dean) Steinke, Botkins, Angie (Marion) Phlipot, Newport, and Norma (Ed) Toller, Fort Loramie; a sister-in-law, Margie Lange, Fort Loramie; six grandchildren, 17 stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and 15 stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Ralph; and a sister, Virginia Pohl.
He was a self-employed carpenter and farmer, and after retiring worked part-time at Crouse Lumber, Lima. He was a member of St. Charles Catholic Church and Westgate Neighborhood Assoc., of Lima, and the Lima Gardens Club.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial is at St. Nicholas Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Chiles-Laman, Shawnee Chapel, Lima, where a wake service will be held at 8 p.m.
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