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John J. Schneider

January 26, 1949 ~ September 29, 2020 (age 71)


John J. Schneider

 OTTOVILLE – John J. Schneider, 71 of Ottoville died 12:28 a.m. Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at the Meadows of Delphos.  He was born January 26, 1949 in Ottoville to the late Elmer and Barbara (Hoersten) Schneider. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Patricia.

 John is also survived by his children:  Bob (Kim) Hohlbein, Donna (Doug) German, Mike (Jill) Hohlbein and Kelly (Terry) Kemper all of whom are from Ottoville; ten grandchildren:  Zach Hohlbein, Kendall Hohlbein, Emitt German, Nolan German, Shayla German, Wyatt German, Abby Hohlbein, Jessy Hohlbein, Kiersten Kemper and Kinsley Kemper; a sister: Joyce (Mike) Cross of Van Wert; and two brothers: Paul (MaryJane) Schneider of Findlay, and Rick (Patty) Schneider of Ottoville.

 John was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville.  He worked as a construction worker/brick layer for Wannemacher Construction, which is where he retired from.  He enjoyed playing the game of golf with friends.  He was known to one generation as “Big John” and became known to not only his grandchildren but many of the next generation as “Papa John”.  He loved supporting his family in whatever they did and proudly attended every activity or event his grandchildren were involved in.

  Funeral mass will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville with Father Mark Hoying officiating.  Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.  Visitation will be private.  Arrangements are under the direction of LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Township.

 In lieu of flowers please send memorial donations to Putnam County Homecare and Hospice, Putnam County Cancer Assistance Program (CAP) or a charity of the donor’s choice.

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Funeral Mass
October 1, 2020

11:00 AM
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
189 Church Street
Ottoville, Ohio 45875

Private Visitation

Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home - Jackson Twp
16085 St Rt 634
Ft. Jennings, Ohio 45844


Putnam County Homecare and Hospice
575 OG Road Suite 3, PO Box 312, Ottawa OH 45875
Tel: 1-419-523-4449

Putnam County CAP
PO Box 165, Glandorf OH 45848

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