May 21, 1924-March 9, 2017

FORT JENNINGS - William C. Calvelage, 92, of Fort Jennings went home to be with the Lord, the love of his life, Virginia, and other family members who have gone before him Thursday at his residence, while surrounded by his loving family.

He was born May 21, 1924, in Putnam County to William H. and Isabel Paulina (Reinemeyer) Calvelage, who preceded him in death. On Dec. 11, 1941, he married Virginia M. Landin, who died Feb. 13, 1991.

He is survived by three children, Dale William (Helen) Calvelage of Fort Jennings, Nicholas J. Calvelage of Delphos and Nancy (Earl) Kuhlman of Fort Jennings.

He was also preceded in death by three sons, Ronald J., James R. and William Calvelage; a daughter, Elizabeth L. Calvelage; three brothers, Omer J., Louis G., and James F. Calvelage; and a sister, Mary Calvelage.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos, the Rev. George Mahas officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery, Delphos.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. on Sunday and 2-8 p.m. on Monday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township. There will be a rosary service at 1:45 p.m. and a scripture and song service at 8 p.m., both Monday.

Memorials may be made to the 5K nurses at St. Rita’s Medical Center, St. Rita’s Hospice or toward Masses.

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