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Monday, December 6th, 2010
Complete Obituary
Jimmie Herfurth
  Jimmie Dickson "Jim" Herfurth, 82, formerly of Spencerville, died at 8:17 a.m. Dec. 4, 2010, at St. Marys Living Center.   He was born July 1, 1928, in St. Johns to John H. and Mildred J. Dickson Herfurth. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Earl D. Neuman Sr. On Nov. 19, 1949, he married Donna J. Gander, who died April 8, 2008.
Surviving are three children, Hal (Vi) Herfurth, Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii, Rex (Kathy) Herfurth, Alger, and Wendy Fox, Cincinnati; a daughter-in-law, Cindy Herfurth, Mendon; three sisters, Caroline Howell, Tampa, Fla., Mary Schrimp, Columbus, and Peggy Leis, Columbus; a sister-in-law, Louise Neuman, Wapakoneta; a brother-in-law, John Gander, Celina; six grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Kim Herfurth; four stepbrothers, Charles, Earl Jr., Delbert and Elgene Neuman; a stepsister, Anna Doner; a sister-in-law, Greta Wilcox; and an infant brother-in-law, William Tyler Gander.
He graduated from Central High School in Lima. He was a U.S. Army veteran and served in Japan during World War II. He then joined the Ohio National Guard and served as recruiter and clerk before retiring as a staff sergeant. He was a patrolman for the Spencerville Police and a member of the former Christie United Methodist Church, the Harry J. Reynolds American Legion Post 191 and the Bowersock Brothers Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6772, all of Spencerville.
Services are 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville. Burial with graveside military rites conducted by the Spencerville Veterans is at Willow Grove Cemetery northeast of New Bremen.
Calling is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
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