Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013
Zachary T. "Turkey" Eilerman, 22, Fort Loramie, passed away of apparent natural causes Oct. 20, 2013, at the Wood County Hospital Emergency Room in Bowling Green.
He was born Aug. 27, 1991, in Coldwater, to Thomas A. and Denise L. (Albers) Eilerman, who survive in Fort Loramie.
Also surviving are three siblings, Veronica, Clayton and Heather Eilerman, all at home; grandparents, Thomas and Susan Eilerman, Fort Loramie, and Walter and Marge Albers, Maria Stein; a great-grandmother, Viola Bruns, Coldwater; aunts and uncles, Shari Eilerman, Fort Loramie, Kevin (Jill) Eilerman, Fort Loramie, Don (Lisa) Seger, Covington, Marcia (Alan) Mescher, Osgood, Eric (Rhonda) Albers, Twinsburg, Brian (Trisha) Albers, Mooresville, N.C.; Duane (Vickie) Albers, Charlotte, N.C.; Janelle (Chris) Schott, Maria Stein; Krista (Carl) Gehret, Willowdell, Adam (Kim) Albers, Chardon, and Jason Albers, Piqua; and numerous cousins and friends.
He was preceded in death by an aunt, Connie Seger; an uncle, Tim Eilerman, and a cousin, Josh Eilerman.
He was a 2010 graduate of Fort Loramie High School and continued his studies at the University of Toledo. He was employed at Custom Foam Products Inc., Fort Loramie. He attended St. Michael Catholic Church. While in high school, he had been a Mass server, was active in youth ministry and had played CYO basketball. He was an avid baseball fan and played right field with the 2010 Redskin baseball state championship team. During recent summers, he played softball with the Ernst BP team. He also enjoyed being outdoors, and hunting and being around people. He never knew a stranger.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, the Rev. Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Fort Loramie Baseball Facilities or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.