Monday, November 25th, 2013
Thomas G. Mestemaker, 100, formerly of Coldwater, died Nov. 23, 2013 at Otterbein living community.
He was born June 27, 1913, in Chickasaw, to Joseph and Josephine Fleck Mestemaker. He married Luella Romer on June 18, 1938, and she died June 15, 2001.
Surviving is an adopted daughter, Mary Jo (Dwight) Schmiesing, Minster; two grandsons, Scott Thomas Schmiesing, Minster, and Kevin Werner and Michelle Schmiesing, Greenville; a great-grandson, Austin Schmiesing; a sister, Jane (William) Topp, Centerville; and a sister-in-law, Katy Mestemaker, Coldwater.
He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, John Mestemaker, Sylvan Mestemaker and Irene Mestemaker-Borchers; Donald Mestemaker, Viola and Art Noll, Ruth and Fred Duncan and Irene and Herb Mettler.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, the Coldwater Knights of Columbus and was a former co-owner of Coldwater Implement.
Mass of Christian Burial is at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 1:30-2:30 p.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.
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