Thursday Night
17°
Mostly Cloudy
2%
Friday
30°
Mostly Cloudy
16%
Friday Night
25°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Saturday
40°
Partly Sunny
7%
Saturday Night
28°
Partly Cloudy
10%
Sunday
40°
Rain Showers Likely
56%
Sunday Night
34°
Cloudy
19%
Monday
43°
Mostly Cloudy
13%
Monday Night
36°
Mostly Cloudy
19%
Tuesday
45°
Slight Chance Rain Showers
20%
Tuesday Night
27°
Mostly Clear
7%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, June 8th, 2009
Robert Kettler
Robert Kettler, 92, 218 S. Walnut St., New Bremen, died at 8:02 p.m. June 4, 2009, at his residence.
He was born on March 22, 1917, in New Bremen to Bernhard and Augusta Hoewischer Kettler. On May 10, 1941, he married Betty Weinberg, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Diane (Nick) Grilliot, St. Marys; a son, Robert W. Kettler, Columbus; three grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are siblings, Paul Kettler, Irene Blanke Ruedebusch, Grace Scheer, Donald B. Kettler and Howard "Bud" Kettler.
He was a member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, and graduated in 1935 from New Bremen High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving with the 787th Military Police in France and England during World War II. He was a mechanic at the former Advance Auto, New Bremen, and later retired from Crown Equipment Corporation, New Bremen, after 15 years of service.
Services are 10:30 a.m. today at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. William Youngkin officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Contributions can be made to the Grand Lake Hospice or the church memorial fund.
Additional obituaries on this date
Steve Ashley, 80, 6623 Erastus Durbin Road, Celina, died at 11:15 a.m. June 7, [More]
Jeanne M. Dailey, 82, 209 N. Enterprise St., Celina died June 6, 2009, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima. [More]
Anita P. Granger, 80, 911 Fleck Ave., Celina, died at 7:55 p.m. June 7, 2009, a [More]
Larry P. Hughes, 68, of Rockford, died at 1:15 p.m. June 6, 2009, at his residence. [More]
Lewis Merkle, 85, 55 W. Main St. Montezuma, died at 7 p.m. June 7, 2009, at St. [More]
Daniel E. O'Dowd, 32, formerly of St. Marys, was found dead June 5, 2009, at hi [More]
Esther M. Spicer, 94, formerly of Celina, died June 7, 2009, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater. [More]
Nathan Thobe, 25, 7967 state Route 119, Maria Stein, died Sunday morning at Joi [More]
Frederick "Fritz" Yingling, 89, formerly of 912 N. Spruce St., St. Marys, and a resident of Lakeland, Fla., died June 4, 2009, in Lakeland. [More]