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Saturday, May 11th, 2013
James Forsthoefel
James L. Forsthoefel, 77, Coldwater, died May 9, 2013, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
He was born June 2, 1935, in Coldwater, to William and Cecelia Schwieterman Forsthoefel. On Oct. 19, 1957, he married Clara Art, who survives in Coldwater.
Also surviving are six children, Amy Forsthoefel, Dayton, Julie (Bruce) Miller, St. Henry, Karl Forsthoefel, Mesa, Ariz., Matt (Ivonne) Forsthoefel, Gurnee, Ill., Neal (Ann) Forsthoefel, Portland, Ore., and Greg (Jenn) Forsthoefel, Venice, Fla.; four siblings, Joan (Linus) Mescher, Celina, Tom Forsthoefel, Coldwater, Herb (Madeline) Forsthoefel, Coldwater, and Ken (Rose) Forsthoefel, Louisville, Ky.; two sisters-in-law, Luetta Forsthoefel, Coldwater, and Pat Forsthoefel, Dayton; and nine grandchildren.
Deceased are a grandson, Tony Forsthoefel; two brothers, Paul Forsthoefel and Don Forsthoefel; a sister, Ruth (Frank) Muskus; and a sister-in-law, Patricia Forsthoefel.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the church choir, the Knights of Columbus and its bowling team; Grand Lake Soundwaves and the Mercer County Sportsman Association.
He was a former scoutmaster of Boy Scout Troop 96, former tennis and racquetball player and was an avid hunter, cyclist, nature lover and Cincinnati Reds fan. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. A milkman for nearly 60 years, he always had a ready smile and a bad joke.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church. Burial with military rites will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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