Saturday, October 27th, 2012
Donald "Romie" Frilling, 79, St. Henry, died Oct. 25, 2012, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born March 7, 1933, in Fort Loramie to William and Amelia Luthman Frilling. On Oct. 8, 1955, he married Mildred Hoelscher, who survives.
Also surviving are six children, Jeff (Donna) Frilling, Maria Stein, Tony (Jayne) Frilling, Columbus, Paula (Kirt) Schritz, Coldwater, Jay (Beth) Frilling, Coldwater, Gail (Bob) Welling, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Sarah (Doug) Gels, Columbus; a brother, Robert Frilling, Anna; 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Deceased are seven brothers and three sisters.
He worked for CW Service, Coldwater, and more recently for CBS Automotive Supply, Coldwater and Celina.
He was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church, Progressive Sportsman Club in Sharpsburg and St. Henry American Legion. He was an Army veteran serving during the Korean War and a former member of the St. Henry Fire Department and Rescue Squad.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial with military rites will be at St. Henry Cemetery.
His body will be cremated, and a calling will be held 9-10:15 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may be given to St. Henry Rescue Squad.
Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry, is handling arrangements. Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.