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Tuesday, November 20th, 2012
Thomas Hedrick
Thomas F. Hedrick, 81, Coldwater, died Nov. 18, 2012, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born Aug. 24, 1931, in Celina to Tillman and Emma Pottkotter Hedrick. On Sept. 25, 1954, he married Kathryn Stelzer, who survives.
Also surviving are five children, Ron (Rajean) Hedrick, Celina, Dianne (Dave) Smith, Celina, Linda (Mike) Lippman, West Chester, Joe (Terri) Hedrick, Elyria, and Sue (Jim) Kaup, Coldwater; a sister, Mary Lou Hoyng, Coldwater; in-laws, Roger and Evelyn Bechdolt, Bonnie Stelzer, Alice Dirksen, Bob and Eileen Stelzer, Tom and Pat Stelzer, Ken Stelzer and Ralph and Nicki Stelzer; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, James (LaVonne) Hedrick; in-laws, Don Hoyng, Arnold Stelzer, Al Dirksen and Judy Stelzer; and a great-grandchild.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and belonged to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and its Holy Name Society. He was a member of Coldwater American Legion. He retired from the former New Idea plant, Coldwater, and volunteered at Mercer County Community Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Hospice or Mercer Health Home Care.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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