Rudolph J. Quinter, 97, of 2215 Eiting Road, Minster, died at 11:10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his residence.
He was born June 19, 1915 in Cranberry Prairie to Joseph and Philomena (Huwer) Quinter.
On June 28, 1941, he married Agnes M. Sanders and she preceded him in death on June 3, 2008.
He is survived by his children Rosemary and George Wiss of Minster, Rudolph F. and Rebecca Quinter of Minster and Dr. Paul and Carol Quinter of Minster. He was preceded in death by a son, Joseph A. Quinter. There are 15 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and one deceased.
He is also survived by siblings Leona Pleiman, Fort Loramie, Pauline Kohler, of Botkins and Maurice and Dorothy Quinter, of Fort Loramie. Surviving sisters-in-law include Leona Mescher, Vandalia and Mary Ann Quinter, Fort Loramie.
Deceased siblings include Dorothy Drescher, Henry Quinter, Rosella Ossege, Henrietta Barlage, Adeline Huelsman, Loretta Huelsman, Albert Quinter, Stella Klikovits, Anthony Quinter, Edna Lampert and Robert Quinter. Also deceased are in-laws Henry, Theodore, Lawrence and Joseph Sanders. Rudy was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church in Minster, an avid baseball fan and a lifelong farmer.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Church. Rev. Rick Nieberding, Presider.
Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery in Minster.
Friends may call from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and from 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorial donations may be made to the Minster Area Life Squad and Minster High School Scholarship Fund.
Condolences may be made at www.Hogenkampfh.com.