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Wednesday, December 24th, 2008
Paul E. Germann, 82, 825 Echo St., Celina, died Dec. 23, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born Aug. 19, 1926, in Ohio City, to Joseph and Esther Grote Germann. On Dec. 3, 1949, he married V. Yvonne Fleming, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Timothy (Connie), Rossburg, and Tom (Kathy) and Mark, all of Celina; a brother, Howard (Marva), St. Marys; three sisters, Mable Pritchard, Van Wert, Norma (Charles) Zizelman, Rockford, and Alice (Lloyd) Smith, Celina; a brother-in-law, Bill Kahn, Decatur, Ind.; nine grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Jimmy; four brothers, Elmer, Arthur, Lester and Herbert; and five sisters, Laura Mildred, Agnes, Helen and Ireda.
He worked for 27 years at the former Mersman Company, Celina, drove a milk truck and farmed.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Hopewell Grange, all of Celina. He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army and recipient of the Purple Heart. He was an honorary graduate of Celina High School in 2001.
Services are 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Paul Baglien officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens with military rites conducted by the VFW. and American Legion.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina and one hour prior to services at the church.
Condolences can be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.
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