Sunday Night
68°
Mostly Clear
5%
Memorial Day
92°
Mostly Sunny
5%
Monday Night
68°
Partly Cloudy
4%
Tuesday
90°
Chance Thunderstorms
43%
Tuesday Night
69°
Rain Showers Likely
65%
Wednesday
80°
Rain Showers
87%
Wednesday Night
67°
Rain Showers
76%
Thursday
84°
Thunderstorms Likely
62%
Thursday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
41%
Friday
84°
Chance Thunderstorms
28%
Friday Night
61°
Mostly Cloudy
19%
3 Day
Extended
Friday, October 8th, 2010
Norman Eshleman
Norman Eshleman, 80, St. Marys died at 7:20 a.m. Oct. 7, 2010, at his home.
He was born June 26, 1930, in Auglaize County to Dewey and Maude Hertenstein Eshleman. On Feb. 17, 1951, he married Shirley Reineke, who survives.
Also surviving are six children, Kathy Henkle, Rockford, Cheryl (David) Hasenjager, St. Marys, Deborah (Rick) Francis, St. Marys, Scott (Stephanie) Eshleman, Wapakoneta, James (Erinn) Eshleman, St. Marys, and Bobbi (Dave) Whitney, St. Marys; a brother, Stanford Eshleman, Minster; a sister-in-law, Ruth Eshleman, St. Marys; 11 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased is a grandson; a brother, Eldon Eshleman; and two sisters, Wanda Engle and Marjorie Eshleman.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he served in the Korean War era. He worked at the Ford Motor Company in Lima and at the St. Marys Foundry. He also worked as a bartender. He attended Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys and was a life member of both the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 and American Legion Post 323, both of St. Marys.
Funeral rites are 10:30 a.m. Monday at Miller Funeral Home in St. Marys, the Rev. Anthony Cutcher officiating. Burial with military honors is at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to Grand Lake Hospice or the church.
Condolences can be left at Millerfuneralhomes.net.
Additional obituaries on this date
Rebecca A. Koesters, 63, Celina, died at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5, 2010, at her home. [More]
Marcella L. "Sally" Barhorst, 88, formerly of Newport, died Oct. 6, 2010, at Fair Haven County Home in Sidney. [More]