Monday, June 29th, 2009
Louis G. Fark, 88, 2728 state Route 274, New Bremen, died at 4:25 p.m. June 27, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born July 19, 1920, in New Bremen, to George and Fredonia Hirschfeld Fark. On Feb. 14, 1946, he married Julia Dammeyer who survives near New Bremen.
Other survivors are a daughter Kathy (Wayne) Maurer, Springfield; a sister, Leota (Robert) Busse, New Bremen; a brother and sister-in-law, Don and Jan Dammeyer, both of New Bremen; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
He was a brick and stone mason and worked on many schools, churches and buildings in the area. He was a member of the St. Peter's Church, American Legion, the Woodmen of the World Camp 149, and the BAC Local #35, all in New Bremen. He graduated in 1938 from New Bremen High School. He was a member of the U.S. Army during World War II serving in Africa and Italy with the 703rd Engineering Petroleum Distribution Company.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Burial is at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 5:30-7:30 a.m.Thursday, at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize Co. Board of MRDD or to the charity of the donor's choice.