LEIPSIC - Michael E. Ellerbrock, 65, of Leipsic, died at 10:48 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Putnam County Ambulatory Care Center, Glandorf.
He was born Feb. 23, 1948 in Lima, to the late Paul E. and Betty (Leinsetter) Ellerbrock. On Dec. 4, 1971, he married Bonny Marie Botjer who survives in Leipsic.
Michael is also survived by two children, Angelina (Behshad) Kowssarie of Montpelier and Daren (Krista) Ellerbrock of Deshler; two grandchildren, Julian Kowssarie and Journey Kowssarie; a sister, Judy Lovell of Ottawa ; a brother, Steven (Kim) Ellerbrock of McComb; and mother-in-law, Doris Botjer of McClure.
He was preceded in death by a son, Anthony Ellerbrock and a daughter, Betina Ellerbrock.
Michael was owner and operator of Ellerbrock Trucking, LLC and was known as "Teddy Bear." Michael was a Vietnam Army veteran. He loved to be with his grandchildren. He was an avid snowmobiler, enjoyed camping, 4-wheeling, motorcycles and was a classic car lover.
A Memorial Service will begin 10 a.m. Thursday, April 4, at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Leipsic, with Pastor Andy Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery, Deshler with military rites by Deshler American Legion. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorials may be given to the charity of donor's choice.
Condolences may be expressed to: www.lovefuneralhome.com.