Tuesday, June 30th, 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.
Other survivors are a daughter, Kathy (Wayne) Maurer, Springfield; a sister, Leota (Roger) Busse, New Bremen; a brother-in-law 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 St. Peter's Church, American Legion, the Woodmen of the World Camp 149 and the BAC Local #35, all of New Bremen. He was a 1938 graduate of New Bremen High School and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, serving in Africa and Italy with the 703rd Engineering Petroleum Distribution Company.
Private services are 10:30 a.m. Friday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Stephen Wills officiating. Private family burial services are at the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Auglaize County Board of MRDD.