Friday, August 9th, 2013
Complete Obituary
Thomas Heitkamp
  Thomas L. Heitkamp, 78, Celina, died at 10:07 a.m. Aug. 8, 2013, at his home.
He was born Sept. 4, 1934, in Maria Stein to Frank and Emma Voskuhl Heitkamp. He married Martha Koverman on Nov. 23, 1957, in St. Patrick, and she survives in Celina.
He also is survived by children, Dan (Barb) Heitkamp of Maria Stein, Sandy (Mike) Stein of Fort Recovery, Jackie (Randy) Winner of Osgood, Jay (Diana) Heitkamp of Maria Stein, Lisa (Rich) Barnabei of Pickerington, LeeAnn (Chuck) Schwieterman of Maria Stein and Jill (Ted) Nagel of Maria Stein; 23 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brothers and a sister, Ivo (Wilma) Heitkamp of Philothea, Marie Will of New Bremen and Frank Heitkamp of Minster; sister-in-law, Pat Heitkamp of Versailles; and a brother-in-law, Bill Munch of Urbana. He also is survived by his wife's family, Bill (Lois) Drees of Vandalia, Tom (Rose) Koverman of St. Marys, Jim (Jean) Heitbrink of Minster, Sister Jean Rene' Hoying of Dayton; Bill (Diane) Gels of St. Henry, Dave (Helen) Hoying of St. Patrick, Ken (Monica) Boerger of Fort Loramie and Denny (Rita) Sollmann of Sidney.
Deceased are a grandson, Peter Nagel; brother and sisters, Adela (Carl) Golden, Linus Heitkamp, Elsie (Jack) Conner, and Dolores Munch; a sister-in-law, Joyce Heitkamp; and a brother-in-law, Louis Will.
He was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Montezuma and a former member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Maria Stein. He also was a member of the Celina Moose and the Minster F.O.E. 1391. He was an Army veteran, having served from 1954 to 1956. He formerly worked for Bornhorst & Hoying Construction for 21 years, creating Heitkamp Construction in 1977.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Revs. Gene Schnipke and Ken Schroeder officiating. Burial will take place at St. John Cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorial donations may be given to State of the Heart Hospice.   Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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