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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
Online condolences may be expressed at www.reichardfh.com
Thinking about all of you. It was really nice to read about Carl''s life and activities. Even though I only saw him at yearly Gettinger reunions, he was always so warm and kind.
Nikki Gettinger (Jim''s grand daughter- Silver Spring, MD)
Nikki Gettinger Apr 18 2011 12:00 AM
Rick-Connie and Family: We are so sorry to hear of your loss and our sympathy and prayers are with you at this time.
Bill and Betty Oswalt Apr 17 2011 12:00 AM