Friday, September 11th, 2009
Tom Meiring, 82, 402 Meiring Road, Fort Recovery, died at 11:35 a.m. Sept. 10, 2009, at his residence.
He was born March 28, 1927, in Sharpsburg to Wes and Philomena Guggenbiller Meiring. On Oct. 29, 1949, he married Jean Gehle, who survives.
Other survivors are five daughters, Patricia (Dan) Miller, Farmington Hills, Mich., Linda (Wayne) Peck, Findlay, Diana Zitter (Richard) Lamprecht, Groveport, Katherine (John) Zitter, Huntington, W.Va., Elizabeth (Patrick) Buschur, Cincinnati; six sons, Jim and John Meiring, both of Sharpsburg, Don (Patty) Meiring, Osgood, Jerry (Kristine) Meiring and Michael (Pamela) Meiring, all of Lewis Center, and Dan (Angie) Meiring, Troy; a brother, Richard (Mary) Meiring, Fort Recovery; a sister, Dolores (Don) Kahlig, Sharpsburg; a sister-in-law, Georgiana Meiring, Sharpsburg; 15 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are three infant sons, Gary, Larry and Billy; two infant daughters, Deborah and Mary Kay; a brother, Herbert; and a sister, Merilda Dues.
He was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church, Sharpsburg, and its Holy Name Society.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Charles Mullen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 1-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:45 a.m. Monday at Brockman- Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Contributions can be made to Feeding the Children Organization.