Tuesday, October 14th, 2008
Ryan A. Weitzel, 17, 5677 state Route 119, St. Henry, died Oct. 12, 2008, at his residence. Death was due to an apparent suicide.
He was born Dec. 8, 1990, in Coldwater, to Phil and Marge Everman Weitzel, who survive at the residence.
Other survivors are a brother, Adam (Amanda), St. Henry; two sisters, Erin (Joel) Niekamp, Davenport, Iowa, and Lauren, St. Henry; and grandparents, Cyril (Wilma) Everman, Maria Stein.
Deceased are a sister, Kelly; and grandparents, Clarence (Regina) Weitzel.
He was a senior at St. Henry High School, where he was a member of the Future Farmers of America, and a member of St. Francis Catholic Church, Cranberry, where he served as an usher and was a member of the Catholic Youth Organization.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. at the church, the Rev. Tom Hemm officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
A memorial service will be at 7 p.m. today at the church.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Thursday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to the Ryan A. Weitzel Memorial Fund c/o St. Henry Bank.