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Wednesday, June 12, 2013 12:35 AM

June 15, 1926

June 10, 2013

Anthony J. Youngpeter, 86, died at 8:26 a.m. on Monday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

Anthony was born on June 15, 1926, in Landeck to Thomas Hubert Youngpeter and Frances Mary [Lucius] Youngpeter, who preceded him in death.

On Sept, 29, 1940, he married Ruth Budde, who survives in Lima.

Other survivors include two sons, Thomas “T.J.” Youngpeter and Gene Michael (Mary Ann) Youngpeter; a daughter, Barbara (Neil) Ribley; a granddaughter, Amber (Devin) Okuly; three grandsons, Craig (Jill) Ribley, Derek Youngpeter and Travis (Nickey) Ribley; a great-grandson, Blake Michael Okuly; and a brother, Hilary Youngpeter of Findlay.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Howard Thomas Youngpeter and Wilfred Edward “Willy” Youngpeter; and a sister, Mary Ann Huysman.

Mr. Youngpeter retired from ODOT. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the Pacific Theater. He was a member of St. Gerard Catholic Church, serving as an usher for many years and a member of their Holy Name Society. He was a member of the VFW Post 1275, Lima. He loved his family very much and spending time with them, fishing with his grandchildren and gardening.

The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home in Lima, with a wake service at 8 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. on Thursday at St. Gerard Catholic Church, the Rev. Mike Houston officiating.

Interment will be in Gethsemani Cemetery, Lima, with the US Army and VFW Post 1275 conducting military graveside services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to St. Gerard’s Catholic Church, 240 W. Robb, Lima OH 45801.

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Last Updated on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 12:37 AM

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