Friday, September 17th, 2010
Richard C. Wuebker, 88, formerly of Fort Loramie, died at 1:55 p.m. Sept. 15, 2010, at the Versailles Health Care Center.
He was born Feb. 18, 1922, in Minster, to Henry F. Wuebker and Dorothy Winner Wuebker. His stepfather was Ben Pleiman. On June 2, 1945, he married Alvira B. Drees of Coldwater, who died Aug. 5.
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Margie) Wuebker of Fort Loramie and Douglas (Dorothy) Wuebker, Fruitland Park, Fla.; five siblings, Joseph (Dorothy) Wuebker, Stanley (Rita) Wuebker and Leonard (Viola) Wuebker, all of Minster, Marcella Pleiman, McCartyville, and Martha Fullenkamp, Cincinnati; a sister-in-law, Ruth Drees, Coldwater; four grandsons and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a stepfather, Ben Pleiman, a son and daughter-in-law, Richard "Rick" and Patricia Wuebker; a sister, LaDonna Quinlin; three brothers-in-law, Jerome Pleiman, Lester Fullenkamp and Thomas Quinlin; and a great-grandson.
A retired farmer and a former truck driver, he also worked as a farm machinery mechanic at North Star Hardware and Implement Co. and Slagle Implement Co. near Sidney.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, and the Minster Knights of Columbus, where he had served as president of the Home Corporation. He was a former zoning officer for McLean Township in Shelby County and a former member of the Shelby County Antique Power Association and Shelby County Farm Bureau.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Wilson Hospice Care.
Condolences can be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.