CARL H. HOEHNE age 92,
of New Bremen, died on Friday, January 6, 2023 at 12:48 P.M. at the Joint Twp. Dist. Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. He was born on March 21, 1930 in Newport, the son of the late Lawrence H. and Eleanor C. (Borchers) Hoehne. On May 8, 1965 he married Alberta L. Gump, who died on June 17, 2005. Surviving are his children and their spouses: Heidi (Scott) Coppock of Tipp City, and Glenn (Christine) Hoehne of Ottawa; his four grandchildren: Ava Coppock, Cole Coppock, Gage (Sarah) Hoehne, and Hannah Hoehne; his siblings and their spouses: Frank (Carol) Hoehne of Sidney, Paul (Connie) Hoehne of Newport, Jan (Leon) Stockman of Ft. Loramie, Jim (Mary) Hoehne of Ft. Loramie, and Dorothy (Gene) Richard of Versailles; and his sister in-laws: Kathy Hoehne of Newport, Ginny Hoehne of Ft. Loramie, Doris Hoehne of Ft. Loramie, and Marilyn (Jim) York of Versailles. Along with his parents and wife, Carl was preceded in death by his brothers: Ed, Larry, Urban, and Cyril Hoehne and sister in law Marlene Hoehne.
Carl was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen. He was a 1948 graduate of Russia High School before being drafted to serve in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, where he proudly served from 1951-1953, and was awarded a Purple Heart. He worked at the former GoodYear of St. Marys in the data processing department and retired after 43 years of service. He then went on to work for the former Lawler’s Flowers in St. Marys as a delivery driver for several years. He was a member of the DAV of Wapakoneta, Sidney V.F.W., Korean War Veteran’s Association, Piqua, the 23rd Infantry Regiment of Korea, the New Bremen Senior Citizens, the Minster Knights of Columbus, the New Bremen American Legion, and the Minster Eagles Lodge. He enjoyed playing euchre and other card games, and liked to spend time watching sports, especially baseball, as a fan of the OSU Buckeyes and the Cincinnati Reds. Carl and Alberta loved to travel, taking trips to Myrtle Beach, and he continued to travel to the various reunions of his Korean War comrades in later years.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, January 13, 2023 beginning at 10:30 A.M. at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen, with Rev. Fr. Mark Hoying and Deacon Mr. Greg Bornhorst officiating. Interment will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery of New Bremen. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, January 12, 2023 from 4:00 until 7:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, and one hour prior to the Mass on Friday AT THE CHURCH. Memorial contributions in memory of Carl can be made to the New Bremen Senior Citizens. Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen is assisting with arrangements, and condolences to the family can be left on the funeral home website at www.gilberghartwigfh.com.