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Monday, September 10th, 2012
Othmar Homan
Othmar J. Homan, 83, Maria Stein, died at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8, 2012, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 24, 1929, in Maria Stein, to Lawrence and Mary Schulte Homan. On May 16, 1953, he married Rita A. Tumbusch, who died June 18, 2004.
Surviving are four children, Mike (Nancy) Homan, Maria Stein, Bill Homan, Maria Stein, Cindy (Mark) Bruns, Fort Recovery, and Patsy (Rob) Schwieterman, St. Henry; four sisters, Mary Ann (Maurice) Harting, Coldwater, Dolores (Mauri) Cron, Coldwater, Irene Will, St. Sebastian, and Dorothy (Dan) Eifert, Maria Stein; six siblings-in-law, Lester Stammen, St. Henry, Mary Catherine Hess, Coldwater, Bertha Heitbrink, Maria Stein, Wilfred (Betty) Tumbusch, North Star, Betty (Ron) Hilgefort, Celina, and Olive Tumbusch, Mason; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a brother, Leonard (Alice) Homan; a sister, Viola Stammen; and six siblings-in-law, Roger Will, Jerome Tumbusch, Vic Hess, Ralph (Mary) Tumbusch, Eugene Tumbusch and Harold Heitbrink.
He attended St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, where he was a member of the Men's Sodality of the Church and the church choir. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Chickasaw, and the American Legion in Maria Stein.
He worked at New Idea, Coldwater, and farmed his entire life.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Gene Schnipke officiating. Burial will follow at St. John Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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