|Ronald L. 'Ron' Focht|
|Sunday, March 23, 2014 8:05 PM|
April 17, 1938-March 23, 2014
DELPHOS — Ronald L. “Ron” Focht, 75, of rural Delphos died at 12:56 a.m. Sunday at his residence with his family at his side following an extended illness.
He was born April 17, 1938, in Lakeview to William Roy and Susie Ann (Cummins) Focht, who preceded him in death.
On July 27, 1960, he married Linda Lou Boedicker, who died Jan. 22, 2004.
His special friend, Linda Wireman, survives in Spencerville.
He is also survived by his daughter, Vicki (Tim) Van Schoyck of rural Delphos; two granddaughters, Allison (Tony) Caudill and Misty Van Schoyck, both of Delphos; three great-granddaughters, Brittany Caudill, Shyanne Caudill and Dakota Caudill, all of Delphos; a great-great-grandson, Noah Looser of Delphos; seven siblings, Robert L. Focht of Spencerville, Elsie Mae Harrington of Wapakoneta, Bill Focht of Spencerville, Eugene “Gene” (Nancy) Focht of Kansas, Sue Ann Fritz of Oregon, Linda (Dick) of Tennessee and Darlene (Ed) Croft of Michigan; and a brother-in-law, Sam Boedicker of Ottawa.
He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Brandi Van Schoyck; and two siblings, Velma Mort and Raymond “Jake” Focht.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville with Pastor Jim Fletcher officiating. Burial will follow in the Maplewood Cemetery, east of Spencerville.
Friends may call from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home, where Masonic Services will be conducted by the Acadia Lodge at 8 p.m.