Wednesday, April 24th, 2013
Norman B. Meckstroth, 91, Celina, died April 21, 2013, at his residence.
He was born June 22, 1921, in New Bremen to Edward and Hilda Kettler Meckstroth. His wife, Vera Kendall, died in 1987.
Surviving are a sister, LaRue (John) Dicke, St. Marys; two sisters-in-law, Katherine Meckstroth, Wapakoneta, and Sally Meckstroth, New Bremen; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased are four brothers, Earl, Rueben, Ralph and Roland Meckstroth; and a good friend, Lena Searight.
He retired from the former Mersman Furniture Co., Celina, and was a member of Celina First Church of God. He was a member of Celina American Legion and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II. He loved NASCAR racing, playing cards, casino bus trips and being with his friends and family.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Dan Hellwarth officiating. Burial is at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 10-11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at www.ciscofuneralhome.com.