Gregory W. Unterbrink

March 20, 1950 ~ October 13, 2021 (age 71)


Gregory W. Unterbrink, 71, of Convoy, died Tuesday, October 12, 2021 at Van Wert Health.  He was born March 20, 1950 in Van Wert a son of Donald and Patty Lou (Debolt) Unterbrink who are both deceased.  He married Mary H. Mendoza who survives him.  

He is also survived by a daughter Roxanne (Todd) Utrup of Delphos, grandchildren: Logan, Samantha and Allison, a sister Sandra (spouse Ned who is deceased) Young of Columbus, a brother, Daniel (Jennifer) Unterbrink, and many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews and many in laws.

Greg enjoyed watching sports especially the New York Yankees and the Pittsburgh Steelers.  He also got great pleasure in playing with his grandchildren and all of the other children in the family.

He was preceded in death by a brother, David in infancy and a sister Diana Williamson.

He was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church and American Legion Post 178.  He served in the U. S. Army during the Viet Nam Conflict.  He was a self employed Attorney and also served as a Public Defender.  He attended Ohio State University in 1968 and then joined the army.  He attended OSU for two more years upon his army discharge and then earned his BA from Incarnate Word University in San Antonio, TX. in 1975.  In 1981 he received his Law Degree from the University of Toledo.

Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Saturday, October 16, 2021 at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church with Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating.  Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery.  Viewing will be Friday, October 15, 2021 from 2:00 PM to 7:30 PM  with a Rosary service at 7:30 PM  at Brickner Funeral Home.

Military graveside services will be performed by the combined honors unit of American Legion Post 178 and VFW Post 5803.

Preferred Memorials are to St. Judes Childrens Hospital.

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October 15, 2021

2:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Brickner Funeral Home
419 S. Washington St
Van Wert, OH, OH 45891

Mass of Christian Burial
October 16, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church

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