Tuesday, July 14th, 2009
Michael C. Bollenbacher, age 60, 871 Heitkamp Road, Minster, died at 7:20 p.m. July 12, 2009, at his home. Death was due to natural causes.
He was born Feb. 12, 1949, in Celina to Ferdinand and Melba Smitley Bollenbacher. On Sept. 16, 1972, he married Joan Thobe, who survives.
Other survivors are his children, Kimberly (Brian) Prenger, Tipp City; Toby Bollenbacher, David Bollenbacher, Steve Bollenbacher and Mick Bollenbacher, all of Cincinnati; two sisters, Ilene (Leroy) Limbert, Fryburg, and Cheryl (Tony) Grider, Lawton, Okla.; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant brother, Patrick; and a stepfather, Leroy Overman.
He worked for 35 years at the Dannon Company in Minster. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, and served in the Marine Corps during Vietnam War, where he received the Purple Heart.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to Camper's Host Children's Activity Fund at Lake Loramie State Park Campground and Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.