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Leland Garmatter

Male 1933 - 2015  (82 years)

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  • Name Leland Garmatter 
    Born 20 Mar 1933 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 Aug 2015  Findlay, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The Lima News, August 21, 2015
      Leland Garmatter (Picture included)

      BLUFFTON ? Leland Robert Garmatter, 82, passed away August 21, 2015 at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay.

      Leland was born March 20, 1933 in Bluffton to Gideon and Mable (Burkholder) Garmatter who preceded him in death. On October 31, 1959 he married Sandra Bassitt Garmatter who survives.

      Leland retired from Lima Ford Engine Plant. He was a member of Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Bluffton. He was a graduate of Bluffton High School and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

      Survivors also include five children Jacqui (Mel) Benroth of Columbus Grove, Scott (Kim) Garmatter of Bluffton, Eric (Julie) Garmatter of Bluffton, Jill (Tony) Rumer of Bluffton, Curt Garmatter of Bluffton; fifteen grandchildren Ryan (Liz) Benroth, Jacob Garmatter, Joshua Garmatter, Adrian, Bret and Averey Rumer, Baylor Garmatter, Brinkley Garmatter, Laykin Garmatter, Klarissa Garmatter, Kalyn Garmatter, Karsyn Garmatter, Cade Garmatter, Darby (Jen) Benroth and Jori (Ryan) Shoemaker; five great grandchildren Owen and Addie Shoemaker, Bodey, Barrett and Ayden Benroth; and three siblings Mary Jane (Charles) Sallaska of Denver, Colorado, Maurice (Eileen) Garmatter of Bluffton and Rachel Radabaugh of Columbus Grove.

      Leland was preceded in death by a brother Roger Garmatter and a brother in law Robert Radabaugh.

      Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday August 24, 2015 at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Bluffton. Pastor Jeremy Mann officiating.

      Visitation will be Sunday from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services - Bluffton.

      Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel United Church of Christ or Bridge Hospice.

      Condolences may be expressed to the family at
    Person ID I32274  1A William Bassett of Plymouth
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 

    Family Sandra Jean Bassitt 
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2015 
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