OTTOVILLE - Norbert Heitmeyer, 91, of Ottoville died 10:55 p.m. Sunday, October 6, 2013 at The Meadows of Kalida.
He was born April 7, 1922 in Ottoville to the late Fred and Catherine (Dickman) Heitmeyer. On June 7, 1947, he married Alicia Unterbrink, who survives in Ottoville.
Suriviors include his children: Keith (Kathy) Heitmeyer of Ottoville, Jane (Jesse) Swartz of Medina, Janet (Richard) Hemker of Ottoville, Jeff (Ron Buck) Heitmeyer of Denver, CO, Mike (Judy) Heitmeyer of Ottoville, and Judy (Chuck) Braden of New Knoxville; 16 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three great-grandsons; and eight brothers and sisters: John Heitmeyer, Barbara Brinkman, Alphonse Heitmeyer, Frances Schimmoeller, Jean Smith, Marie Heitmeyer, Lee Heitmeyer, and Arnie Heitmeyer.
Norbert was a life long farmer. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville and its Holy Name Society, Catholic Knights of Ohio, National Farmers Organization, and Delphos Country Club. He was an avid golfer, played alot of cards, and enjoyed hunting and trapping. His family will always remember his quick wit and one liners.
Funeral Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville with Fr. Jerome Schetter officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ottoville. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at LOVE-HEITMEYER FUNERAL HOME, Jackson Township with a Scripture Service at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed at www.lovefuneralhome.com.