Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
Leroy Hemmelgarn, 86, Celina, died at 9:10 a.m. Oct. 4, 2011, at Celina Manor.
He was born Feb. 8, 1925, in Cassella, to Leo and Theresia Kothman Hemmelgarn. On June 19, 1948, he married Mildred Steinbrunner, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Jerry (Nancy) Hemmelgarn, Celina; a brother Andrew Hemmelgarn, Cassella; two sisters, Teresa Steinbrunner, Fort Recovery, and Wilma Everman, Maria Stein; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, David Hemmelgarn; and three sisters, Bertha Dippold, Leona Hartings and Clara Grube.
He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber, St. Marys.
He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and Knights of Columbus 1800. He served during World War II with the U.S. Army.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Alt officiating. Burial will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 9:30-10 a.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina.
Memorials may be made to Immaculate Conception School.
Condolences may be left at ciscofuneralhome.com.