Tuesday, November 4th, 2008
Paul Hugo Langenkamp, 71, state Route 47, Sidney, died at 8:14 p.m. Nov. 2, 2008, at home.
He was born Sept. 18, 1937, in Yorkshire, to Frank and Rose Borchers Langenkamp. On Nov. 24, 1960, he married Theresa S. Boeke, who survives.
Other survivors are four children, Linda (Gerry) Christman, Botkins, Frank (Lori), Fort Loramie, Ed (Wendy), Sidney, and Ann (Mike) Muth, Oregonia; eight siblings, Gene (Conni), and Jerry (Marianne), all of Yorkshire, Juanita Brandewie, Egypt, Marlene Bohman and Norma (Orville) Bohman, all of Versailles, Barbara (Harold) Suchland and Janet (Mike) Suchland, New Bremen, and Karen (Gary) Meyer, Fort Loramie; a brother-in-law, Hubert Magoteaux, Osgood; a sister-in-law, Clara Kite, New Bremen; 23 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are a daughter, Marie; a stepfather, Werner; a sister and her husband, Rosalie and Ralph Wendel; and two brothers-in-law, Gene Brandewie and Fred Bohman.
He was a farmer and worked at Advanced Agri-Solutions Co-Op Inc., Botkins, and previously at Kaiser Ag-Chemical, McCartyville. He was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, and its men's group, the Sacred Heart Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion, New Bremen, and was a Turtle Creek Township zoning officer. A 1955 graduate of Minster High School, he studied for two years at Glenmary Seminary in Cincinnati.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to the Shelby County Right to Life or Wilson Hospice Care.