Roger Ulm
Roger Ulm

Sept. 23, 1943-May 19, 2020

DELPHOS — Roger E. Ulm, 76, of Delphos passed away Tuesday at his residence.

He was born on Sept. 23, 1943, in Lima, to Joseph and Ruth (Teman) Ulm, who preceded him in death. He was united in marriage on Jan. 15, 1966, to Charlotte Rayman. She survives in Delphos. They were married for 54 years.

He is also survived by three children, Michael Ulm of Delphos, Jennifer (Randy) Teman of Middle Point and Roger (Mandy) Ulm II of Venedocia; five grandchildren, Brooke, Ashley and Andrew Teman and Drew and Logan Ulm; two brothers, Joseph (Karen) Ulm of Delphos and Ronald (Cathy) Ulm of Spencerville; and two brothers-in-law, Tom (Sara) Rayman and Ben (Pat) Rayman of Van Wert.

He was also preceded in death by an infant brother, Michael Ulm.

Roger was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, the Black Swamp Rifle Pistol Club and the Delphos Coon and Sportsman Club. He worked for his father at Joe Ulm Construction, who built Sarah Jane Living Center. They also built and remodeled homes. After this, he worked at Ford from where he retired.

Roger was an outdoorsman. He loved driving his jeep, a Renegade, CJ-5 series. He also loved to fish. Roger enjoyed crushing aluminum cans and donating the pop tabs to help support the Ronald McDonald House charity; he collected coins, and loved his CB where his handle was “Renegader.” He liked listening to music on his iPad. He enjoyed artists such as, Waylon Jennings, Box Car Willie, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson and Hank Williams.

His funeral service will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Harter and Schier Funeral Home, Fr. Dennis Walsh officiating, with burial to follow on St. John Cemetery.

Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home, where a Parish Wake will be held at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice.

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