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Eugene Augsburger

January 21, 1921 - May 22, 2014

Burial Date January 1, 1970

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Eugene H. Augsburger age 93, passed away May 22, 2014, at 1:00 am, at the Lima Convalescent Nursing Home. Eugene was born January 21, 1921 in Beaverdam, OH, to Rueben and Leah Tscheigg Augsburger who preceded him in death. On September 20, 1947 he married Virginia Neuenschwander Augsburger who preceded him in death on April 23, 2013.
Gene was a 1939 graduate of the Beaverdam High School. After high school he joined the U.S. Army and served during WWII where he received a Purple Heart 5 Bronze Stars and 1 Bronze Arrowhead. After returning home from his time in the military, he took a sales position and eventually became sales manager with Klay Supply and stayed for more than 40 years from which he retired in 1990. After retiring, he then also worked in sales with Steve Meyers Service until he retired in 2000. Gene was a member of the Forest Park United Methodist Church since 1981. He was also a member of the American Legion Post #96, VFW Post #1275 and a life-member of the BPOE #54.
Gene is survived by a daughter, Joan M. Dennis Wilhelm of Delphos, OH, 2 grandsons, Lynn Margie Wilhelm of Hanford, CA and Rob Alisa Wilhelm of Ohio City, 3 Great Grandsons, 2 Great Granddaughters, 1 Great Great Grandson and one on the way. He was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Irene Crawford, Dorothy Williams.
There will be a funeral service held at the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, SHAWNEE CHAPEL on Tuesday May 27, 2014 at 11:00 am. Officiating the service will be the Rev. Tim Benjamin. Burial will be at 2 pm in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Pandora following the service. Friends may call at the SHAWNEE CHAPEL on Sunday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and one hour prior to services on Tuesday. Military Rites are being provided by the U.S. Army and the VFW #1275. Memorial contributions may be made to the Forest Park UMC. Condolences may be expressed at chiles-lamanfh.com


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