Thursday, June 28th, 2012
Paul C. Mescher, 85, of Celina, died June 26, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born March 27, 1927, in Maria Stein, to William and Anna Overman Mescher. On June 9, 1979, he married Joan McNeil Wood, who died July 30, 2000.
Surviving are siblings and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Leander (Carol) Mescher, Dayton, Marie Schmidt, Vandalia, Rita Sullivan, Gresham, Ore., Thomas Mescher, Maria Stein, Leona Mescher and Norma Mescher, both of Dayton, and Mary Catherine Mescher, Coldwater, and a stepson, William (Kathryn) Wood, Burks, Va.
Deceased are siblings and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Albert Mescher, Alvin Mescher, John Mescher, Alvina and Henry Kuether, Agnes and Lawrence Hoying, George and Martha Mescher, Grace and Richard Selhorst, Leo Schmidt, George Sullivan and Jeanette Mescher, and a stepdaughter, Laura Wood.
He worked at the former AVCO New Idea plant in Coldwater for 43 years. He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Montezuma, St. Marys Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Maria Stein American Legion. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Rick Friebel officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday and 9 to 10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.