Thursday, October 1st, 2009
Donald L. "Don" Roessner, 67, 1085 Lutz Road, Lima, and formerly of New Bremen, died at 6:32 p.m. Sept. 28, 2009, at Lima Memorial Hospital.
He was born on Oct. 28, 1941, in Coldwater, to Sylvester and June Tobin Roessner. On June 2, 1962, he married Sandra Napier who survives.
Other survivors are his children, Gordon (Vanessa) Roessner, Spokane, Wash., Brandon (Veronica) Roessner, Stafford, Va., Daneila (Todd) Suchland of New Bremen and Stephanie (Scott) Sommer of Louisville; two sisters, Phyllis Griesdorn, Coldwater and Sylvia (Linus) Meyer, Minster; and nine grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant son, Eldon Roessner.
He retired in 2000 after over 30 years with Minster Machine Corporation. Since retiring, he has worked in building maintenance and construction. He was a member of Only Believe Ministries church in Botkins.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Peter Doseck officiating. Burial is at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 9:30 a.m. until time of service Monday at the church.
Contributions may be made to Only Believe Ministries.