Carl S. Brecheisen
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PERRYSVILLE: Carl S. Brecheisen, 95, of Perrysville, died Tuesday evening, October 2, in Colonial Manor Health Care Center, Loudonville. Carl was born July 22, 1917 in Green Township, the son of the late John L. and Cora A. (Sprang) Brecheisen. He lived in Perrysville most of his life and was a 1936 graduate of Loudonville High School. He was a 42-year employee of Mansfield Plumbing Products, retiring in 1982. Carl was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville, where he was a Sunday school teacher, council member, choir member and prayer group member. He was a US Army Air Corps veteran of World War II and member of Loudon Post 257 American Legion and VFW Post 8586. On April 2, 1941 he married Elizabeth Mechlem, and she died March 10, 2012.
Carl is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law, Phylis and John Schleicher of Grand Ledge, MI and Carol and Dean Slates of Millersburg; and 5 grandchildren, Lisa Schleicher, Mara Schleicher, Nathan (Lauren) Schleicher, Erin Slates, and Lauren (Andy) Mosher. He was preceded in death by his wife, his parents, 5 brothers, Ralph, Howard, Elmer, John and Earl Brecheisen, and 7 sisters, Minnie Rogers, Marie Etzwiler, Ada McAdoo, Margaret Weirick, Ruth Brecheisen, Helen Robinson, and Lula Huffer.
Funeral services will be Saturday, October 6 at 10:00am in St. John Lutheran Church, Perrysville with Rev. Richard Beal officiating. Burial with military honors conducted by the American Legion and VFW will be in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may call Friday from 4-7pm in BYERLY-LINDSEY FUNERAL HOME, LOUDONVILLE. The family request memorial contributions be given to St. John Lutheran Church, c/o Julianne Zody, PO Box 236, Perrysville, OH 44864 or Green-Perrysville Fire Department, PO Box 270, Loudonville, Ohio 44842. Online condolences may be left for the family by visiting www.Byerly-Lindsey.com .
Published in the News Journal on Oct. 4, 2012