Tuesday, July 27th, 2010
Mark Kremer, 82, St. Henry, died July 20, 2010, at Mercer County Community Hospital in Coldwater.
He was born April 19, 1928, in Carthagena, to Anton and Mary Evers Kremer. On Nov. 23, 1948, he married Bernice Niekamp, who died Dec. 11, 2004.
Surviving are 12 children, Fred (Mary) Kremer and Gary (Ginny) Kremer, all of Maria Stein, Terry (Sue) Kremer, Roger (Deb) Kremer, Allan (Deb) Kremer, Deb Huelskmap, Jay (Michelle) Kremer and Doug (Deb) Kremer, all of St. Henry, Vicki (Tom) Siegrist, and Kay (Chuck) Overman, Fort Recovery, and Lois (Greg) Siefring and Lisa (Tom) Severt, Coldwater; 39 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a step- great-grandchild.
Also deceased are four brothers, Barney, Herman, Sebastian and Anthony Kremer; six sisters, Ann Albers, Alma Hemmelgarn, Hilda Albers, Erma Bruns, Dorothy Nagel and Rita Bruns; and five grandchildren.
He was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church in St. Henry, and served as an usher for St. Aloysius Catholic Church in Carthagena. He was a Granville Township Trustee, and a member of the Athletic Boosters, Knights of Columbus and the Heritage Club, all of St. Henry, Mercer County Community Hospital Board of Trustees, and Coldwater Eagles #3025. He was also a founder of the Carthagena Recreation Corporation and a retired farmer.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Henry Catholic Church. Burial is at St. Aloysius Cemetery in Carthagena.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.