Tuesday, February 25th, 2014
Cyril F. Overman, 86, Maria Stein, died at 7:38 p.m. Feb. 23, 2014, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
He was born July 10, 1927, in Maria Stein, to Louis and Rosina Rolfes Overman. On Oct. 3, 1953, he married Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Overman in Osgood, and she died July 27, 2013.
Also surviving are his children, Deb (Roger) Kremer, St. Henry, Howard (Pat) Overman, New Bremen, Tammy (Lou) Schwieterman, Montezuma, Bonnie (Jim) Rutschilling, Celina, Frank (Jayne) Overman, New Bremen, Lisa (Tony) Goecke, Liberty, Ind., and Mandy (Lester) Fleck, St. Sebastian; a son-in-law, Gary Rose, St. Sebastian; 28 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Dorothy Gerlach, St. Henry, Louis (Joan) Overman, Maria Stein, Marilyn (Bill) Braun, Columbus, Joan Overman, Celina, and Alma Overman, Dayton and in-laws, Bernice Frey, Osgood; Marian (Walter) Braun, St. Rose, Marilyn Homan, Coldwater, Alberta and Willard Bruns, St. Sebastian, Juliana Frey, Fort Loramie, Herbert Hoying, Sidney, and Bernie Frey, Dayton.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joyce Rose; brothers and sisters, Viola and Norbert Dippold, Alvina and Bernard Hemmelgarn, Richard and Alma Overman, Linus Overman and Otmar Overman; and in-laws, Dorothy Hoying, Lucille and Andrew Bergman, Ralph and Esther Frey, Alvin Frey and Vernon Frey and Donald Homan.
He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran and had worked for Maria Stein Grain and retired from Minster Machine. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein, and its Men's Sodality and church choir. He was a member of the American Legion in Maria Stein and was a former manager of the Legion bar. He was a member of the Marion Local Athletic and Band Boosters and was active in all youth activities.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Rev. Tom Brenberger officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery with full military honors.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Memorials may be made to State of the Heart Hospice.
Condolences may be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.
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