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Monday, June 10, 2013 8:26 PM

Oct. 10, 1943-June 9, 2013

Leroy N. Wittler, 69, of Fort Jennings, died 4:17 p.m. Sunday, at St. Rita’s Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center.

He was born Oct. 10, 1943, in Fort Jennings to John C. and Emma (Ellerbrock) Wittler, who preceded him death.

On Oct. 10, 1970 he married Jane L. Hoersten, who survives in Fort Jennings.

Also surviving is his son, Gregory (Martha) Wittler of Akron; granddaughter, Anastasia Wittler of Akron; four brothers, Kenny (Carol) Wittler of Ottoville, Eugene (Norma) Wittler of Defiance and John (Mary Lou) Wittler and Robert (Joyce) Wittler of Delphos; four sisters-in-law, Rosemary Wittler of Fort Jennings, Norma Wittler of Delphos, Lucille (Bob) Lammers of Ottoville and Bernice Wittler of Florida.

He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Norman Wittler, Elmer Wittler, Harold Wittler and Leander Wittler; two sisters, Eileen Calvelage and Rita Will; and two brothers-in-law, Daniel Calvelage and Merle Will.

Mr. Wittler is retired from General Motors Power Train, Defiance. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings. He was also a member of the Delphos Eagles, a charter member of the Fort Jennings Lion’s Club and a social member of the Ottoville VFW.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, the Rev. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 2 to 8 p.m. at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, and one hour prior to the Mass on Thursday at church. There will be a scripture service 6 p.m. Wednesday evening at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Joseph Catholic Church or to the Putnam County animal shelter.

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