March 12, 1939-May 14, 2012
Norman A. Buettner, 73, of Ottoville died at 7:09 p.m. Monday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born March 12, 1939, in Mt. Blanchard to Neil (C.T.) and Esther (Gengler) Buettner, who preceded him in death.
On Oct. 8, 1960, he married Stella Hilvers, who survives in Ottoville.
Also surviving are three sons, Kevin (Karen) Buettner of Ottoville, Jeff (Kathy) Buettner of Delphos and Brian (Debbie) Buettner of Sandusky; and five grandchildren, Neil, Eric, Nadine, Collin and Monica Buettner.
He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Diane Buettner; and a sister, Janet Landwehr.
Mr. Buettner was retired from Ford Motor Company, Lima. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, and its Holy Name Society. He was also a member of Delphos Eagles.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, the Rev. John Stites officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.
Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. on Thursday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, corner of St. Rts. 224 and 634, where there will be Scripture service at 2 p.m.
Memorials may be made to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Condolences can be expressed to: www.lovefuneralhome.com.