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Monday, September 17th, 2012
Complete Obituary
Ralph Fortman
  Ralph Fortman, 83, Coldwater, died Sept. 15, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Dec. 11, 1928, in St. Joseph, to Henry and Terese Ohlinger Fortman. On April 12, 1958, he married Phyllis Jacquay, who survives.
Also surviving are seven children, Karen Hans, Findlay, Steve (Mary) Fortman, Montezuma, Joyce (Mike) Deiser, Fort Wayne, Ind., John (Rebecca) Fortman, Maria Stein, Michele Schlater, Portland, Ind., Andrew (Sheryl) Fortman, Kettering, and Daniel (Rachelle) Fortman, Miamisburg; two sisters, Mary (Henry) Kampf, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Bernadette (Paul) Farr, Sturgis, Ky; a brother, James (Dolores) Fortman, Fort Recovery; 17 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Mark; two sisters, Rosalie Kampf and Noreen (Jim) Green; and a brother, Dennis.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean War.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to Coldwater Public Library.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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