Mark A. Brandewie, 73, of 276 S. Hanover St., Minster, died at 3:34 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, at OSU Medical Center in Columbus.
He was born on Dec. 18, 1937, in Egypt, to Carl and Odelia (Cron) Brandewie, and they preceded him in death.
On Oct. 10, 1959, in Minster, he married Sharon L. Bachman, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 7, 2009.
He is survived by his children, Jeff Brandewie, Jon (Sue) Brandewie, Jennifer Salm and Jaime (Rob) Hemmelgarn, all of Minster; 12 grandchildren; three brothers; a sister-in-law.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Joy Brandewie; a brother; a sister-in-law.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Church, with the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial will follow in St. Augustine Cemetery.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Minster Athletic Booster Club.