Monday, April 28th, 2008
Maurice R. "Muggs" Westerheide, 87, of Hoying Road, McCartyville, died April 25, 2008, at his home.
He was born May 11, 1920, in St. Patrick, to Julius and Bernadine Hoying Westerheide. On Aug., 7, 1948, he married Doris Kantner, who died April 16, 1971.
Surviving are a son, Greg, Urbana; a daughter, Pam (Gary) Carter, St. Patrick; a brother, John, Dayton; three sisters, Mary (Irvin) Loy, Sister Mary Anne and Mary Agnes Puchalski, all of Dayton; a brother-in-law, Charlie Wolf, St. Marys; and two grandsons.
Deceased are two brothers, Joseph and Alfred; two sisters, Sister Leonita and Leona Wolf; two sisters-in-law, Dee Dee and Gertie; a brother-in-law, Joe Puchalski, and an infant daughter.
He was a farmer and a carpenter for the Westerheide Construction Company. He was a member of the McCartyville-St. Patrick Knights of Columbus, the Shelby County Right to Life and the Shelby County Farm Bureau. He also was a member and usher at the former St. Patrick Catholic Church and a current member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McCartyville.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the McCartyville church, the Rev. Patrick Welsh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the St. Patrick Cemetery Fund.
Arrangements are being handled by N.J. Hogenkamp & Sons Funeral Home, Minster.