Ortmeier, Werner F.
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Werner Ortmeier, 76 of Stamford died Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Edgehill Health Center where they have taken excellent care of him during his frequent stays throughout the years. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all. He is survived by his wife Inger Ortmeier, son Michael, daughters Tammy and Carina, granddaughters Caitlin and Ava, grandson Jacob, brothers Lothar and Hans and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Erich.
Born on December 14, 1936 in Dortmund, Germany, he immigrated to America in 1961 and married his wife of 49 years in 1964. He was employed as a chef and then eventually a Club Manager, which he worked with a passion for many years. He enjoyed the outdoors, nature, the water and seeing the smiles of pleasure on the faces of his children and grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 19 at 1:30 pm at St. John's Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the
or the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.leopgallagherstamford.com.
Published in StamfordAdvocate on Sept. 16, 2013