Monday, August 31st, 2009
Herman H. Osterholt, 81, of Lake Township in Allen County, Ind. died at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 27, 2009, at the family residence at Lake Everett.
He was born Dec. 4, 1927, in Fort Recovery to Ben J. and Johanna Wenning Osterholt. On May 7, 1960, he married Jeanette Homan, who survives.
Other survivors are a son, Mark G. Osterholt, Blue Ridge Mountains, Va.; three daughters, Catherine Osterholt and Susan (Wendell) Fromm, both of Fort Wayne, Ind., and Marie (Shawn) Perrella, Huntertown; a brother, Leo (Dee Dee) Osterholt, Coldwater, Mich.; 12 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Henry J. Osterholt; four brothers, Aloysius, Walter, Anthony and Edward Osterholt; two sisters, Rose Lothamer and Catherine Fortman.
He had worked for 20 years with Essex Wire, Fort Wayne, Ind. before retiring as a machinist with Pease Wind-A-Matic, Huntertown, Ind. He was a member of St. John Bosco Catholic Church, Churubusco, Ind. He graduated from Coldwater High School.
Funeral Mass is 2 p.m. today at the church, the Revs. Diniel Leeuw and Danney Pinto celebrating.
Burial is at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Noble County, Ind.
Memorials can be made to Masses or Goshen Center for Cancer Care.
Condolences can be left at www.sheetsandchilds.net.