Elmer Rothermund

Rothermund Elmer Rothermund, 83, peacefully passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2013 at Dublin Retirement Village. He was born on January 14, 1930 to the late Elmer and Freida (Gosney) Rothermund in Martins Ferry, OH. Elmer was an Army veteran serving in the Korean War. He retired after 44 years of service as an Agent for State Farm Insurance. Elmer and his family have been longtime members of Bethel United Methodist Church. Elmer was an avid golfer, fisherman, woodworker, and gardener. He was a longtime member of York Golf Club, the Masons University Lodge and the Shriners. In addition to his parents, Elmer was preceded in death by his siblings Jim, Nelda, and Lois. He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Josephine "Jo" Rothermund; sons, Gregg (Cindi) and Bruce (Jill); daughter, Terri (Bob) Copeland; grandchildren, Keith, Kyle, Maegan, Alyssa, Jake, and Gabrielle; extended family and friends. Memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 25, 2013 at SCHOEDINGER WORTHINGTON CHAPEL, 6699 N. High St., where family will receive friends from 4-8 P.M. Friday. Pastor Mike Pratt officiating. A Celebration of Life reception will follow the memorial service on Saturday at Dublin Retirement Village, 6470 Post Rd., Dublin, Ohio 43016. Private family inurnment to take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to , 5555 Frantz Rd., Dublin, OH 43017, Heartland Hospice, 6500 Busch Blvd., Suite 210, Columbus, OH 43229, or the Shriner Hospitals for Children, Office of Development, 2900 Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607. Visit www.schoedinger.com to share a favorite memory or express condolences.

Funeral Home

Schoedinger Funeral Home Worthington Chapel
6699 North High Street Worthington, OH 43085
(614) 848-6699
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on May 23, 2013