|John A. Deitering Jr.|
|Sunday, March 23, 2014 8:03 PM|
April 25, 1937-March 23, 2014
He was born April 25, 1937, in Delphos to Joseph A. and Loretta (Murray) Deitering, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his daughter, Kim (Ben) Osting of Delphos; two sisters, Nova (Ralph) Suever of Elida and Mary Ann (Dick) McKinsey of Frankfort, Ind.; one brother, Larry (Diane) Deitering of Delphos; two grandchildren, Kane (Holly) Osting of Delphos and Cole (Allison Baker) of Fort Jennings; two great-grandchildren, Leia and Layne Osting; and special friends and neighbors, Bob and Jeanie.
He was preceded in feath by a sister and brother-in-law, Marlene and Stoney Kill; and a brother, David Deitering.
He worked at The Bending Company/Orbitron for 35 years.
He attended both St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings and Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville.
His passion in life was gardening. He enjoyed giving away his produce to his family, friend and neighbors. He liked fishing and woodworking. He loved to take long walks with his dogs.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings with Father Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Visitation will be from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings.
In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family would like all contributions made to St. Joseph Catholic Church in Fort Jennings.
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