Albert Youngpeter


DELPHOS — Albert M. Youngpeter, 86, died at 6:45 p.m. March 14, 2014, at Springview Manor Nursing Home, Lima.

He was born Aug. 12, 1927, in Landeck to Ralph and Frances Carder Youngpeter, who preceded him in death. On July 17, 1954, he married Dorothy Suever, who survives in Delphos.

Mr. Youngpeter was a woodworker who worked for Lima Lumber and Lima Custom Mill Works. He served in the Air Force from 1946 to 1948 and was stationed in Germany. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos.

Survivors also include two sons, Dan A. (Cindy) Youngpeter, of Lima, and Tim Youngpeter, of Delphos; two daughters, Deb (Dan) Pothast, of Delphos, and Sue (John) Hawk, of Harrod; five grandchildren, Renee Hietmeyer, Nicky Laux, Chad Hardwick, Shannon Andrews and Adam Youngpeter; 11 great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Alice Youngpeter, of Delphos.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Theresa Youngpeter; two brothers, Jim and Gerald Youngpeter; two sisters, Mary Baird and Ann Hofstetter; and three infant siblings.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. Burial will be in St. John's Cemetery, with military rites by the Delphos Veterans Council.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Harter & Schier Funeral Home, Delphos, where a parish wake service will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

Condolences may be expressed at

Funeral Home

Harter And Schier Funeral Home
209 W 3Rd St Delphos, OH 45833
(419) 692-8055

Published in The Lima News from Mar. 15 to Mar. 16, 2014