Monday, November 18th, 2013
Roger H. Siefring, 63, Burkettsville, died Nov. 17, 2013, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Sept. 25, 1950, in Celina, to Aloys and Hilda (Homan) Siefring. He married Carolyn Wehrkamp on July 1, 1972, in Sharpsburg, and she survives in Burkettsville.
Also surviving are five children, Scott (Cheryl) Siefring, Burkettsville, Doug (Shelly) Siefring, Burkettsville, Stacy (Rick) Hemmelgarn, New Weston, Jodi (Aaron) Brunswick, Burkettsville, and Chris (Tonya) Siefring, Burkettsville; 11 grandchildren, Seth, Caleb, Michaela, Alana, Levi, Dylan, Ali, Madison, Ethan, Kailee and Jenson; eight siblings, Don (Donna) Siefring, Montezuma, Paul (Kay) Siefring, Greenville, Phyllis Kunk, Kountz, Texas, Jerry (Rita) Siefring, Burkettsville, Sharon (Clete) Schoenlein, Ridgeville, Ind., Jane (Mark) Fleck, St. Sebastian, Nancy (John) Pohlman, Maria Stein, and Tom Siefring, Williamston, Mich.; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Art and Alveria Wehrkamp; and six in-laws, Kathy (Steve) Rosengarten, Beavercreek, Ruth (Jim) Burns, Huber Heights, Marge Dilworth, Fort Recovery, Don (Beck) Wehrkamp, Sharpsburg, Linda (Mel) Nieport, St. Henry, and Mary Wehrkamp, Fort Recovery.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Cara Siefring; three infant brothers, Robert, Luke and Lester; and siblings and in-laws, Carl Kunk and Bill (Kathy) Wehrkamp.
He was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church, Burkettsville; Fort Recovery Veterans of Foreign Wars and Coldwater Eagles. He was retired from H.A. Dorsten in Minster and was a former Burkettsville fireman and town councilman.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at St. Bernard Church. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-9:45 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Memorials may be made to the Center for Neurological Development.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.