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Leo J. Friemoth PDF Print
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 12:00 AM

Feb. 3, 1925

Sept. 8, 2013

Leo J. Friemoth, 88, of Kenton, died at 7:35 a.m. Sunday at The Blanchard House in Kenton.

He was born Feb. 2, 1925, in Delphos to August and Alvertice (Eickholt) Friemoth, who preceded him in death. His stepmother Margret Pohlman also preceded him in death.

On Aug. 16, 1948, he married Madgalena Mary Dick, who died March 14, 1988. On July 10, 1990, he then married Marie Smith, who also preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, Rick (Janet) Friemoth of Kenton; two daughters, Marilyn Friedel of Social Circle, Ga., and Cherie (William H.) Hales of Cincinnati; three grandchildren, Mindy Lynn (Ben) Hensel of Kenton, Ryan J. (M. Michelle) Friedel of Kentucky and Alexandria Hales of Cincinnati; two great-grandchildren, Griffin Wayne Hensel and Keegan Friedel; three brothers, Robert (Ruth) Friemoth of Lima and Dave Friemoth and Jim (Cecelia) Friemoth of Delphos; and three sisters, Betty Staup of Delphos, Carol (David) Wells of Worthington and May Jane (Art) Eversole of Middle Point.

He was also preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Alice (John) Neumeier; a brother and sister-in-law, Richard (Dolly) Friemoth; and a brother-in-law, Gary Staup.

Mr. Friemoth retired from United Aircraft Products in Forest as a sheet metal worker. He was a St. John’s High School graduate and served in the U.S. Army during World War II and the Korean War. He was awarded the Purple Heart. He was member of Immaculate Conception Church in Kenton.

Funeral services will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday at Schindewolf Stevens Stout Funeral Home, Kenton, Pastor David Young officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Kenton, with military graveside rites conducted by the Kenton AMVETS Post 1994 Honor Guard.

Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where a prayer service will be held at 4 p.m.

Preferred memorials are to Universal Hospice Care.

Last Updated on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 1:26 AM

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