Roger Lawrence Kimmet, 66, of Van Wert, went to be with his Lord and Savior Tuesday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
He was born in Lima to Lawrence and Bertha (Beining) Kimmet, who preceded him in death.
On May 1, 1971, he was united in marriage with Jan (McCaslin) Kimmet, who survives him in Van Wert.
Survivors also include four children, Bryan Kimmet of Kettering, Nichole (Trevor) Miller of Van Wert, Kristy (Jason) Rager of Crown Point, Ind., and Nathan (Becky) Kimmet of Van Wert; nine grandchildren, Cassie Hale of Middle Point, Dustin Hale of Van Wert, Elizabeth Rager, Carlton Rager, Davison Rager, Claire Rager and Ashton Rager all of Crown Point, Ind., and Brenna and Elise Kimmet of Van Wert; and three siblings, Patricia Williams of Lima, Gary (Pamela) Kimmet of Rochester, N.Y., and Dan (Cindy) Kimmet of Sylvania.
Mr. Kimmet worked at Aeroquip in customer service for 17 years. He also worked in IRA Accounts at First Financial for five years. He was a member of the Van Wert Lions Club and a former member of Van Wert City Pool Board and Knights of Columbus 6034.
Funeral services will begin at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Evangelical Church, Pastor Clark Williman officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Cemetery.
Friends may all from 3-8 p.m. Friday and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to Ohio State Ross Heart Hospital, Caring Voice Coalition or Calvary Evangelical Church.
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