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John R. Brecht

June 4, 1942 ~ January 13, 2022 (age 79)

Obituary

John R. Brecht

  CONTINENTAL - John R. Brecht, 79, of Continental, died Thursday, January 13, 2022 at his residence. He was born June 4, 1942 in Defiance to Paul and Doris (Johnston) Brecht.   On June 6, 1974 he married, Karen Richardson. She died March 21, 2001. On May 27, 2003 he married, Linda Sue Jordan. She died on June 27, 2020.

  John is survived by two children gained by marriage: Richard J. (Katrena) Ebersole of Tennessee and Jaimee R. Ebersole of Continental; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and two brothers: Dennis (Donna) Brecht and Kenneth (Jill) Brecht, both of Continental.

  He was also preceded in death by a son, Rick Brecht; a stepdaughter, Carol Ebersole; and a brother, William Brecht.

  John worked for Defiance Precision Products for 33 years. He was a social member of the Continental American Legion.

  A funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Continental with Rev. Max Begley officiating. Burial will follow at Monroe Cemetery, Continental. Visitation will be held 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 8 p.m. Tuesday, January 18, 2022  and again on Wednesday one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

  Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society or the family asks that you pay-it-forward.

  Condolences may be expressed at www.heitmeyerfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
January 18, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Continental
207 W. Rice St.
Continental, Ohio 45831
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Visitation
Tuesday
January 18, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Continental
207 W. Rice St.
Continental, Ohio 45831
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Visitation
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Continental
207 W. Rice St.
Continental, Ohio 45831
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Funeral Service
Wednesday
January 19, 2022

11:00 AM
Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Continental
207 W. Rice St.
Continental, Ohio 45831
Guaranteed delivery before the Funeral Service begins

Donations

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

Pay-it-forward

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