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Timothy L. Gilmer Sr. PDF Print
Monday, April 07, 2014 8:00 PM

July 12, 1963-April 5, 2014

DELPHOS — Timothy L. Gilmer Sr., 50, of Delphos, died at 9:23 a.m. Saturday in the emergency room of St. Rita’s Medical Center after a sudden illness.

He was born July 12, 1963, in San Bernardino, Calif., to Marquita Kathleen Gilmer and Raymond Dale Bray. Raymond preceded him in death and his mother survives in Kingman, Ariz. His stepfather, Thomas Romano, survives in Riverside, Calif.


He married Joyce A. Wreede on July 14, 1998, and she survives in Delphos.


Also surviving are his children, Melissa (Adam) Fuqua of Delphos, Ashley Gertrude Maag of Lima, Timothy Lee Gilmer Jr. and Scott Anthony Gilmer of Delphos and Samantha Ann Gilmer of Washington. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Sara Roby and Travis Kilgore Jr. of Lima, Chase Fuqua of Ada, Jaylen Fuqua of Kenton and Faith Gould, Orianna Gould and Asianna Maag all of Lima. He is survived by his siblings, Anthony (Nicole) Romano of Kingman, Ariz., Reina (Dwayne) Simmons and Shelly (Mike) Debus of Willow Valley, Ariz. He is also survived by Joyce’s parents, Tom and Nancy Wreede; and her sisters and their husbands, Thelma (Ron) Street and Tina (Ron) Kodiak of St. Marys.

Mr. Gilmer had been a Sous Chef and a boxer, obtaining a 34-0 record in the ring. He was the chief of the Wrightwood Tribe, Calif., and a member of the Culinary Department at UNLV. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and son.

Services will begin at 2 p.m. Thursday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, Lima, with Pastor Harry Tolhurst officiating.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 8:14 PM

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