Dec. 26, 1931
May 8, 2012
Earl W. Himmeger, 80, of Belle Center, passed away on Tuesday at his residence.
He was born on Dec. 26, 1931, in Delphos to Clarence and Charlotte (Whethers) Himmeger, who preceded him in death.
On Aug. 1, 1954, he married Martina Mittermaier in McZena. She survives in Belle Center.
Other survivors include two sons, Mark (Tami) Himmeger of Bellefontaine and Matthew (Larissa) Himmeger of Jackson Center; a daughter, Martina Himmeger of Belle Center; two sisters, Evelyn Wiedeman and Helen (Bill) Mullenhour of Delphos; sister-in-law, Billie Jo Himmeger of Powell; five grandchildren, Michael, Darbi, Malari, Madilyn and Meredith; and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding him in death are two brothers, Ivan and Lee Himmeger.
Mr. Himmeger was an office manager for Northwood Stone and Asphalt and after 35 years of service he retired in 1995. He was a 1950 graduate of Jefferson High School and received his bachelor’s of art from Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa, in 1958. He was an Army veteran serving in the Korean War. A member of St. Peter Lutheran Church in Delphos, he also attended the First Lutheran Church in Bellefontaine. A family man, he was a former clerk for Richland Township, a basketball official for 43 years, and was a member of the Sunset League bowling team.
Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Bellefontaine, Pastor Jonathan D. Bull officiating. Burial will be in the Fairview Cemetery, Belle Center with a Military Service by the Logan County Veterans Honor Guard.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home in Belle Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Peter Lutheran Church, 422 N. Pierce St., Delphos OH 45833; or to the First Lutheran Church, 208 W. Sandusky Ave., Bellefontaine OH 43311.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at: www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com
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