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Carl Gettinger

January 17, 1916 — April 14, 2011


NAME:  Carl Gettinger                                          AGE: 95

ADDRESS: Union City, IN

TIME OF DEATH: Thursday April 14, 2011

PLACE OF DEATH: Union City Care Center

DATE OF BIRTH: January 17, 1916                   PLACE OF BIRTH:  Darke County, OH

PARENTS: Harry and Minnie Schwab Gettinger (PRECEDED)

OCCUPATION: Owned and operated a gas station for 30 years, was county Clerk for 4 years, county auditor for 4 years and a county council member for 10 years.  Carl also served in WWII as a Staff Sergeant.

ORGANIZATIONS/CLUBS: Wesley United Methodist Church, Randolph County Democratic Party, Winchester Kiwanis Club, Winchester American Legion, Union City VFW, he also loved and enjoyed his family.

SURVIVED BY:  one son Richard (Connie) Gettinger of U.C., IN, son-in-law Allen Dye of Jacksonville, FL; Grandchildren; Leigh Ann (Mark) Schlegel of Cincinnati, OH, Christy Jo (Jim) Constande of Florida, Melissa Sue (Dave) Taylor of Portland, IN, Angela Jo (John) Cross and Richard Ryan Gettinger both of U.C., IN.  Nine great grandchildren and one great great grandson.  One brother James Gettinger of Greenville, OH.

PRECEDED BY: Parents, wife Mae Louise Elwell Gettinger “1996,” daughter Marcia Jo Gettinger Dye, son Ramon L. Gettinger, sister Ruth Smith, two brothers Paul and Faye Gettinger

VISITATION: 4-7 PM Monday April 18, 2011 at the Reichard Funeral Home Inc.

SERVICES:  10:30 AM Tuesday April 19, 2011 also at the Funeral Home

OFFICIATING:  Rev. Don Brenneman

BURIAL:  Union City Cemetery

MEMORIALS: Wesley United Methodist Church with envelopes available at the funeral home

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