Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
Louis F. "Louie" Kettler, 71, of Wapakoneta, died at 2 a.m. Jan. 5, 2010, at Autumn Court, Ottawa.
He was born Aug. 11, 1938, in German Township, Auglaize County, to Raymond C. and Dorothy W. Brockman Kettler. On Aug. 13, 1966, he married Cora M. Pester, who survives.
Other survivors are two children, Jennifer (Chris) Henderson, Toledo, and Thomas R. Kettler, Hamilton; three sisters, Eunice (Herbert) Hay, Coldwater, Gloria Gross, St. Marys, and his twin, Louise Kettler, Wapakoneta; and a grandchild.
Deceased is a brother, Thomas Kettler; five sisters, Lucille Brandewie Bulpin, Norma Lampert, Virginia Heil, Jestine Kuck and Shirley Kettler.
He retired from District 7 of the Ohio Department of Transportation. A 1956 graduate of New Bremen High School, he was a member of St. Mark's Lutheran Church and a former member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, both of Wapakoneta.
Services are 11 a.m. Jan. 23 at the church, the Rev. Mark Bauer officiating. Burial information was not available at press time.
Calling is after 10 a.m. Jan. 23 at the church.
Contributions can be made to the church or the Auglaize County Parkinson's Foundation.
Condolences can be left at bayliffandeleyfh.com.