June 13, 1926
June 5, 2012
Hubert A. Youngpeter, 85, of Delphos, died at 12:52 p.m. Tuesday at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.
He was born June 13, 1926, in Landeck to John and Irene (Mueller) Youngpeter, who preceded him in death.
He married Alice Rose Geise, who died on Jan. 3, 1972. He later married Mary Jane Alspagh-Webb, who died on Sept. 21, 1993.
Survivors include sons Dale (Carol) Youngpeter of Orion, Mich., Paul (Deb) Youngpeter of Sylvania, Keith (Carole) Youngpeter of Georgetown, Texas, Bruce (Randy Bender) Youngpeter of Rockville, Md., Joe (Diane Sue) Webb of South Pasadena, Calif., and Gary (Gail) Webb of Cincinnati; daughters Patricia “Pat” (John) Agner of Ottawa, Jill (Steve) Neeley of Lakeview, Rose (Larry) Hesseling of Delphos and Diane Carol Webb of Dayton; sisters Martha Flanagan of Delphos and Velma Kinstle, formerly of Delphos; a brother, Eugene T. Youngpeter of Delphos; 20 grandchildren, Bryce, Murray and Curt Agner, Bryan and Allen Youngpeter, Shannon Boyd, Katie Stapleton, Beth Youngpeter, Jessica and Alyson Youngpeter, Kyle and Kelly Stevens, Logan, Connor and Jarad Hesseling, Andy and Nate Webb, Emily Thelen and Ben and Jonathan Webb; and six great-grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by brothers, Louis and Franklin Youngpeter; and sister, Lillian Reindel.
Mr. Youngpeter was a United States Army veteran of World War II with the rank of sergeant. He worked at Delpha Chevrolet for 18 years. He retired in 1988 from Krendle Machine after 10 years. He also worked part-time at Royster Clark for 16 years. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Landeck. He had served as president of the Landeck Local School District from 1956 to 1968. He was a 3rd degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 1362 of Delphos and a 4th degree member of K of C Council 2661 in Lima. He was also a member of Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 2792 in Indian Lake and American Legion Post 268 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3035 in Delphos. He loved golfing, bowling and traveling.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Monday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, the Rev. Jacob Gordon officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery with military rites by the Delphos Veterans Council.
Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Saturday and 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, where a parish wake begins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday. There will also be Knights of Columbus and VFW services at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church or St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church.