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Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
Othmar Homan
Othmar "Ott" Homan, 86, Villa Hills, Ky., and formerly of Coldwater, passed peacefully on May 19, 2013, at hospice, with his two daughters at his side.
He was born in St. Anthony on Aug. 26, 1926, to Edward and Catherine Wendel Homan. He married Rita Reinhart Homan on May 28, 1949, and she died Feb. 22, 2013.
He is survived by seven children, Thomas (Nancy Moeller) Homan of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., David (Barbara Lange) Homan of Rochester Hills, Mich., Richard (Gretchen Heid) Homan of Naperville, Ill., Susan (Harry) Chesnut of Alexandria, Ky., Catherine (Thomas) Bourgeois of Alexandria, Ky., Michael Homan and Debra Briner of Columbus, and Carol (Dexter) Holt of Sherborn, Mass.; 20 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; seven siblings, Leon (Ladonna) Homan, Ralph (Barbara) Homan, Lucille Barna, Marie Schroyer, Margaret Gentry, Lavern (Mary) Homan and Dan (Linda) Homan; and sisters-in-law, Mary Ann Homan, Jane Boeckman and Judy Homan.
Deceased are brothers, Wilbur, Ernest and Anthony Homan; brothers-in-law Ron Barna, George Schroyer and Ted Gentry; sister-in-law, Jeanette Homan; and a granddaughter, Theresa Homan.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater, and a past member of American Legion Post #470, Knights of Columbus Council #1991 and Coldwater Fraternal Order of Eagles #3025.
He retired from New Idea, where he worked as a tool and die maker most of his adult life as well as tending to his farm.
He enjoyed working outside in his woods and workshop. He loved to take his grandkids for a ride on his tractor out to his woods. His love of nature will be his children's fondest memories of him. He was an avid Reds and Bengals fan and hunted, fished and enjoyed playing cards.
He was a devoted and loving husband and father.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. Burial with military rites will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to the Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.