Eugene Kettler. 81
Eugene E. Kettler, 81, of Kettlersville, died at 1:12 p.m. Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Fairhaven Home in Sidney.
He was born Feb. 19, 1931, near Kettlersville, the son of Ruth (Egbert) and Homer Kettler. On March 10, 1951, he married Ethel Mae Howell, who died on Oct. 11, 2008.
Surviving are two sons; Steven Kettler, of Botkins, and David Kettler, of Kettlersville; and two daughters, Sharon Lenhart, of Jackson Center, and Marianne Snider, of Botkins.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. at Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville, with the Rev.Charles Moeller officiating. Burial will follow at the Willow Grove Cemetery in New Bremen.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church.
Contributions may be made to the church memorial fund.