Tuesday, July 5th, 2011
David F. Hegemier, 84, New Knoxville, died July 4, 2011, at his residence.
He was born June 22, 1927, in Auglaize County, to August and Esther Roediger Hegemier. On Nov. 1, 1947, he married Virginia "Ginny" Glass, who survives.
Also surviving are seven children: Donna Tinnerman, New Knoxville, Dan (Joann) Hegemier, St. Marys, Jess (Marta) Hegemier, League City, Texas, Tim (Anne) Hegemier, New Knoxville, Jeff (Ireta) Hegemier of Hudson, Tessa (Scott) Koppin, Anna, Julie Hegemier, New Knoxville; a brother, Roland Hegemier, St. Marys; 17 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Donald, Roger and William Hegemier; and a son-in-law, Larry Tinnerman.
A 1945 graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys, he was a lifelong farmer. He had served on the New Knoxville board of education and was a member of the First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville, where he had served as a deacon and elder and had sung in the choir for many years.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Williams officiating. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Calling is 3-9 p.m. Friday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, where memorials may be directed to Radio Broadcast Fund, the church or Auglaize Industries.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneral homes.net.