Saturday, September 8th, 2012
Forrest F. Nedderman, 102, of the New Bremen-St. Marys area, died at 9:05 a.m. Sept. 7, 2012, at the Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Living Community, St. Marys.
He was born Jan. 6, 1910, near New Bremen, to William and Florentina (Witte) Nedderman. On March 29, 1932, he married Marie Wiehe, who died March 16, 1957. In 1960, he married Catherine Fellabaum Hoyer, who died in 1985.
Surviving are a son, Bernard (Barbara) Nedderman, New Bremen; a daughter, Phyllis (Melvin) Fledderjohann, St. Marys; a stepdaughter, Jean Carr, Perrysburg; a sister-in-law, Lavon Dicke, New Bremen; five grandchildren; three stepgrandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and nine stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Alfred, Marvin and Robert Nedderman, a stepgrandchild and a stepson-in-law, William Carr.
He was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen. He was a farmer and also worked as a carpenter.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be directed to the church memorial fund.
Condolences can be left at gilberghartwigfh.com.