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Tuesday, April 08, 2014 11:00 AM


Oct. 10, 1930

April 4, 2014




OTTOVILLE – Arthur C. Schimmoeller, 83, of Ottoville died at 12:40 p.m. Friday at Vancrest of Delphos.

He was born Oct. 10, 1930, in Fort Jennings to Edmund H. and Martha (Turnwald) Schimmoeller, who preceded him in death.

On June 13, 1953, he married Delores B. Hermiller, who preceded him in death on Nov. 6, 2010.

Survivors include eight children, Dianne (Steve) Carlisle of Indianapolis, Ind., Cheryl (David) Kleman of Ottoville, Jeff (Elaine) Schimmoeller of Ottoville, Doug (Heidi) Schimmoeller of Bryan, Kevin Schimmoeller of Ottoville, Scott (Kelly) Schimmoeller of Ypsilanti, Mich., Lori Laudick of Lima and Brian Schimmoeller of Hilliard; 18 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; two brothers, Eugene (Helen) Schimmoeller of Cloverdale and Roger (Cathy) Schimmoeller of Fort Jennings; and two sisters, Mary Lou (David) Stechschulte of Columbus Grove and Ruth Lucke of Fort Jennings.

He was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Doris Ann (Henry) Honigfort.

Arthur retired as a manager from the Ottoville Telephone Company. He was very instrumental in the progression of the Ottoville-Cloverdale telephone and cable systems. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville; the US Marines during the Korean Conflict and six years in the Reserves; Fort Jennings American Legion; Ottoville VFW; Ottoville Lions Club and an avid supporter of Ottoville athletics.

A Mass of Christian burial will begin 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, with Fr. Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville, with military rites by the Ottoville VFW and the Fort Jennings American Legion.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. today at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where a Scripture service will begin at 2 p.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Ottoville Athletic Boosters or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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