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Kenneth J Eiting, 79, of Minster, passed away peacefully from a sudden illness on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
He was born on Aug. 2, 1933, and was married to the late Irma (Klosterman) Eiting.
Ken is survived by his children and their spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, by Tim and Kristy Eiting of New Bremen and their children Matt, Craig and Tyler; Linda and Dave Garke of Coldwater, and their children Rebecca, Ashley and Greg, Jacob and Melissa; and great-grandchildren Luka and Graclyn, Nick Eiting of Anna, Vickie and Jeff Wuebker of McCartyville and their children, Ben and Kyle. Also surviving is a sister, Ethel Joyce of Vandalia and a special friend and long-time companion Barbara Ott of Findlay.
He was proceeded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Ken was a member of the St Augustine Parish, the Brown Swiss Association, a veteran of the Korean War, Firing Squad for the American Legion, and a past member of the Minster Historical Society.
His gift of giving continues as both Ken and Irma have been committed in the area of medicine and have offered themselves for study at Wright State University School of Medicine.
No viewing will be held.
A mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Augustine Church, Minster.
An informal gathering of family and friends will begin at 9 a.m.
At that time flowers will be accepted to beautify the church in his memory. All donations in his name will be given to the Firing Squad of the American Legion.