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Oscar C. Burgei

January 8, 1933 ~ March 28, 2024 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Oscar Burgei Obituary

Oscar C. Burgei

  GLANDORF – Oscar C. Burgei was born on January 8, 1933, in Cloverdale, and was the son of the late Charles & Veronica (Stratker) Burgei. Oscar died Thursday, March 28, 2024 at the Meadows of Ottawa. On July 12, 1958, Oscar married Betty A. Kleman in St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. They were married 65 years.

  He is survived by five children: Ronald (Cathy Berrington) Burgei of Glandorf, Gerald (Jeana Rieman) Burgei of Delphos, Debra (Kirk) Griffith of Lima, Allan (Suzanne Limanowski) Burgei of Cincinnati, and William (Jill Morman) Burgei of Rockwood, MI; 14 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law: Rosemary (Bruce) Hume of Indianapolis and Audrey Cornelius of Columbus; and many nieces and nephews.

  Oscar was the last surviving member of his family. Deceased siblings include: Cletus (Marietta) Burgei, Clo (Ray) Knippen, Rita (Oscar) Wannemacher, John (Mildred) Burgei, Robert (Agnes) Burgei, Vincent (Mary Lou) Burgei, Ann (Eugene) Reindel, and Sister Ermalinda C.P.P.S.; and 3 brothers-in-law:  Robert Kleman, Karl Kleman and Lance Cornelius

  Oscar was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church, where he was a parish councilman and reader. He was a US Army Veteran and life member of the Ottawa K of C, Ottawa Eagles and Ottawa American Legion.

  Oscar was a retired pipefitter for Ford Lima Engine Plant. Past work included: Lima Tank Plant, and Parts Mgr. at El Par Motor Sales (Lima) & Harshman Motor (Gallup, NM). He also owned and operated J-B Radiator for decades.

  Oscar enjoyed gardening & repairing any and all things. He was a fan of the University of Michigan and OG Titans.  Oscar & Betty wintered in Florida for many years.

  Funeral Mass will begin 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf with Fr. Matt Keller officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at LOVE FUNERAL HOME, Ottawa and  again on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at the church. There will be a scripture service Monday at 7:45 p.m. at the funeral home.

  In lieu of flowers or gifts, memorial donations may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf, Putnam County Council on Aging, Putnam County Homecare & Hospice, or a charity of the donor’s choice.

  Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
April 1, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Visitation
Monday
April 1, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Scripture Service
Monday
April 1, 2024

7:45 PM
Love Funeral Home - Ottawa
405 East Third St
Ottawa, Ohio 45875

Visitation
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
109 N. Main St
Glandorf, Ohio 45848

Funeral Mass
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

11:00 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
109 N. Main St
Glandorf, Ohio 45848

Donations

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
Glandorf OH 45848

Putnam County Council on Aging
1425 East Fourth St., Ottawa OH 45875

Putnam County Homecare and Hospice
575 OG Road Suite 3, PO Box 312, Ottawa OH 45875
Tel: 1-419-523-4449
Web: http://www.pchh.net

Charity of the donor's choice

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