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Catherine L. (Johnson) German

March 22, 1930 ~ December 4, 2017 (age 87)

Catherine L. German, 87, of Van Wert, passed away at 11:58 AM on Monday, December 4, 2017 at Van Wert Manor.  She was born on March 22, 1930 in Decatur, IN to Adam & Hazel (Cook) Johnson, both of whom are deceased.  Catherine married the love of her life, Joseph R. German Sr on March 19, 1954 and he passed away on December 31, 1992.

She is survived by her sons: Rex Thatcher of Decatur, IN, Joseph R. German Jr, of Convoy, Greg German of Fort Wayne, IN, Dave (Kendra) German of Van Wert, a daughter, Cindy German of Van Wert, grandchildren: Shane H. (Damon) Eddins, Rose H. German, Melissa German, Fara (Chad) Lare, Brandon German, Trevor German, Chris (Dawn) German, Misty (Lance) Ryan, Tyler German, Amber (Kevin Hall) German, Samantha (James) Yates, Trisha (Cola) Orsbon, 23 great-grandchildren, one brother, June (Jean) Johnson, and several nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Rose German, grand daughter, Crystal German,  a sister, Pat Sites, and a brother, Bill Johnson.

She loved spending time with family, playing bingo and listening to country music, especially Luke Bryan.

Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Thursday, December 7, 2017 in Brickner Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Johnson officiating.  Viewing will be from 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Wednesday at the funeral home.  Internment will be In Van Wert Woodland Cemetery.

 Service Information

December 6, 2017

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brickner Funeral Home
419 S. Washington St.
Van Wert, OH - Ohio 45891

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