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Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:00 AM

April 7, 1922-Oct. 6, 2013

Norbert Heitmeyer, 91, of Ottoville died 10:55 p.m. Sunday at The Meadows of Kalida.

He was born April 7, 1922, in Ottoville to Fred and Catherine (Dickman) Heitmeyer, who preceded him in death.

On June 7, 1947, he married Alicia Unterbrink, who survives in Ottoville.

Survivors also include his children, Keith (Kathy) Heitmeyer of Ottoville, Jane (Jesse) Swartz of Medina, Janet (Richard) Hemker of Ottoville, Jeff (Ron Buck) Heitmeyer of Denver, Colo., Mike (Judy) Heitmeyer of Ottoville and Judy (Chuck) Braden of New Knoxville; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by three great-grandsons; and eight brothers and sisters, John Heitmeyer, Barbara Brinkman, Alphonse Heitmeyer, Frances Schimmoeller, Jean Smith, Marie Heitmeyer, Lee Heitmeyer and Arnie Heitmeyer.

Norbert was a life long farmer. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville and its Holy Name Society, Catholic Knights of Ohio, National Farmers Organization and Delphos Country Club. He was an avid golfer, played a lot of cards and enjoyed hunting and trapping. His family will always remember his quick wit and one liners.

Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Rev. Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, with a Scripture Service at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary’s Cemetery.

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