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Virgil Clair Telljohann

October 12, 1930 - May 17, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date May 19, 2018

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Virgil Clair Telljohann, 87 of Lima, passed away May 17, 2018, at Lima Memorial Health System.

Virgil was born October 12, 1930 in St. Marys, OH, to Virgil and Florence (Johnston) Telljohann who preceded him in death. On May 29, 1954 he married Eileene (Clum) Telljohann who survives him in Lima.

Virgil proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He attended the Ohio Northern University and the Ohio State University where he studied engineering and education. Virgil was an Inspector for ExCello (Airfoil Textron) for 36 years before he retired in 1989 and he attended Community of Christ Church. Virgil was an avid collector who loved to go to flea markets and antique stores. He loved spending time with his family and traveling.

In addition to his wife, Virgil is survived by his sons, Virgil (Marsha K.) Telljohann, II and Thomas (Rosalie) Telljohann; daughter, Tam (Dave) Jenkins; grandchildren, Sean (Krista) Telljohann, Virgil (Christine) Telljohann, III, Brenda Telljohann, David (Sarah) Jenkins and Heather Jenkins; 3 step-granddaughters; 8 great-grandchildren; 3 step-great-grandsons and 1 step-great-great-granddaughter.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Bernadine Sawmiller; brother, Paul Telljohann; sister, Alberta Lowry; brother, Joe Telljohann and 1 step-grandson.

Funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on May 19, 2018 at CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES-EASTSIDE CHAPEL with Rev. Robert Dietsch to officiate. Burial will be in Ward Cemetery following the service.

Friends may call from 10:00 AM until the time of the time of the service at noon on Saturday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.


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