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Monday, December 14th, 2009
Don Speckman
Don F. Speckman, 82, 11137 Circle Drive, St. Marys, died at 5:06 a.m. Dec. 12, 2009, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
He was born Jan. 4, 1927, in New Bremen to Felix and Erma Bertke Speckman. On May 21, 1949, he married Jeannette Reitz, who survives.
Other survivors are, two sons, Craig Speckman, St. Marys and Chris (Janice) Speckman, New Knoxville; a brother, Dale (Beverly) Speckman, Dayton; a sister-in-law, Margaret Patton, Denver, Colo.; four grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
He was founder and owner of Speckman Automotive, with stores in St. Marys, Wapakoneta and Lima. He was a member of the American Legion, Idlewild Men's Club and St. Paul's United Church of Christ, where he had served on the consistory, all in St. Marys. He graduated in 1944 from Sidney High School and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Ed Bray officiating. Private family burial rites will follow.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church, the State of the Heart Hospice or Otterbein St. Marys Benevolence Fund.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.
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