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Thursday, October 9th, 2008
Paul Kremer
Paul E. Kremer, 83, 2570 St. Johns Road, Maria Stein, died at 12:33 p.m. Oct. 8, 2008, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born April 22, 1925, in Maria Stein, to August and Catherine Bertke Kremer. On May 24, 1950, he married Mary Ann Lochtefeld, who survives.
Other survivors are six sons, John (Donna) and Dennis (Sharon), all of New Bremen, Charles (Phyllis), Minster, Vernon (Anita) Chickasaw, and Michael, Maria Stein; a daughter, Teresa (Ron) Wenrick, Anna; two sisters, Norma Dahlinghaus, Coldwater, and Ruth Heitkamp, St. Marys; a sister-in-law, Marietta Lochtefeld, St. Henry; 18 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Robert and Joseph; three brothers, Alfonse, Felix and David; and two sisters, Edith Brun and Rose Geier.
He was a farmer, a part-time carpenter and a salesman for McNess Feeds. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Church, and its Men's Sodality, and the Knights of St. John, where he served as a past trustee, both in Maria Stein.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
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