Nov. 5, 1948-Nov. 27, 2012
John Henry Wrocklage Jr., 64, formerly of Spencerville, died at 3:25 p.m. Tuesday at the Mary Ann Brown Residence Center in Lima, where he had resided since 1995.
He was born Nov. 5, 1948, in Lima to John and Evelyn (Pavel) Wrocklage Sr. His father preceded him in death. His mother survives in Spencerville.
Other survivors include two sisters, Renee (David) Garza of Delphos and Tracy Holbrook of Spencerville; nieces and nephews, Michele Wrocklage of Russells Point, Rodney (Martha) Wrocklage of Bellefontaine, Brittney and Marissa Garza of Delphos, Eddie Keyton of Spencerville and Brandon (Kiley Diltz) Salyer of Delphos; great-nieces and nephews, Megan Hook, Rahin and Drew Wrocklage, Blaze Wickman and Aiden Salyer; and two aunts, Eleanor Louise Barnt Ditto of Spencerville and Joan (Harry) Landwehr of Lima.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Rodney Wrocklage.
Mr. Wrocklage was baptized and a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Delphos. He had attended Robin Rogers School and later worked at the Marimor Industries, being affiliated with them for more than 50 years. He participated and won medals in the Special Olympics over the years.
Funeral services will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, the Rev. Stephen Blum officiating. Burial will be in New Salem Cemetery south of Monticello.
Friends may call from 3-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to Marimor Industries.