Saturday, August 20th, 2011
Karl A. Willrath, 33, Bradford, died the morning of Aug. 19, 2011, at his residence, the victim of a suspected suicide.
He was born July 22, 1978, in Frankfurt, Germany, to Wayne E. and Marsha A. Colson Willrath, who survive in Celina.
Also surviving are aunts and uncles, Gordon (Darcy) Colson, New Braunfels, Texas, Alan (Rose) Colson, Fort Pierce, Fla., Randy (Jan) Colson, St. Marys, Diana (John) Chaffee, Salinas, Calif., Sheri (John) Heeb, Celina, and Robin (Mark) Gilstrap, Celina.
Deceased are grandparents, Edwin and Crystal Willrath and Donald and Mary Colson.
He was a diesel mechanic at Dayton Freight in Huber Heights and had worked at Pizza Hut in Celina during high school. He was a 1996 graduate of Celina High School and attended Hobart School of Welding in Troy. He attended Grace Missionary Church in Celina.
Service is 1 p.m. Wednesday at W.H. Dick & Sons Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. Burial is at Buck Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorials can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.
Online condolences may be left at www.dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.