Friday, August 29th, 2014
Larry "Babe" Gehm, 68, Celina, died at 5:03 a.m. Aug. 28, 2014, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Celina, to William and Lauretta Deitsch Gehm.
Surviving are a longtime companion, Linda Endicott, Celina; a brother, Lowell "Butch" (Patricia) Gehm, Rockford; five brothers-in-law, Phil Endicott, Celina, Roger (Karla) Endicott, Celina, Jeff Endicott, Celina, Ray (Marge) Endicott, Fort Loramie, and Dennis (Romana) Endicott, Pineville, Ky.; three sisters-in-law, Twyla Gehm, Rockford, Roxie (Gary) Rasberry, Celina, and Tina (Wally) Staugler, Celina; and several nieces and nephews.
Deceased is a brother, Dean Gehm.
He was a 1963 graduate of Rockford High School and retired from CTS, Berne, Ind. He also worked at Pace Arrow and Red Gold and farmed with his brothers, Dean and Butch. He also helped farm with John Hileman and Ford Bollenbacher.
He was a U.S. Navy veteran and a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, Rockford, Celina Eagles Lodge #1291, Celina VFW, Celina American Legion and the Vibrating Pulling Team in the 1970s.
Services are 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Pauls United Church of Christ, Rockford, the Rev. Catherine Costello officiating. Burial with military rites will follow at the United Church of Christ Cemetery, Rockford.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Cisco Funeral Home, Celina, and 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the church. Military rites will be conducted at 7 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to www.ciscofuneralhome.com.