Wednesday, July 11th, 2012
Thomas P. Klingshirn, 76, Burkettsville, died July 7, 2012, in Petoskey, Mich.
He was born March 12, 1936, in Cranberry Prairie, to Emil and Martha Olding Klingshirn. His wife of 52 years, Mary Ann Hamman, survives.
Other survivors are six children, Mary (Rick) Moorman, Coldwater, Paul (Sherry) Klingshirn, Fort Recovery, Joe (Stephanie) Klingshirn, Rossburg, Robert "Jake" (Amy) Klingshirn, Fort Recovery, Tom Jr. (Sherri) Klingshirn, Fort Recovery, and Nancy (Mike) Wood, Bradford; three sisters, Janet (Ed) Uppenkamp, Wapakoneta, and Bonnie Gilmore and Connie Klosterman, both of North Star; 19 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother and sister-in-law, Dave and Marsha Klingshirn; a brother-in-law, Bob Klosterman; three infant siblings, Margie, Jim and Bob; and a grandchild.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and the founder/owner of Klingshirn & Sons Trucking Inc. He was a retired teamster and school bus driver for St. Henry schools, and a member of Fort Recovery American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville, followed by military rites by the Legion and VFW.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:45 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions may be made to the Neurological Center for Human Development, Burkettsville.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.