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Richard German


Richard D. German, 74, Orland, diedThursday, November 22, 2012 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne, Ind.

    He was born December 9, 1937, in Orland, to Wayne and Grace (Everling) German.

    Living his entire life in Steuben County, Ind., he was a 1957 graduate of Orland High School and a retired service technician for the Orland Citgo, formerly Norton’s Service Station.

    He was married January 30, 1960, in Angola, Ind., to Shirley M. Schueler. She survives.

    Also surviving are three daughters, Tammie and Max Reynolds, Angola, Ind., Treasa and Mark Palmer, Howe, and Trina German and her companion Kevin Groth, Hudson, Ind.; four grandchildren, Thomas Opdycke, Trevor Opdycke, Anna Palmer, and Jessica Vazquez; two great-grandchildren; two brothers, Wayne and Eunice German, Bronson, Mich., and Gene and Betty German, Orland; and his dog Molly.

    He was preceded in death by his parents.

    Graveside services were held Monday, November 26, at Greenlawn Cemetery in Orland with Reverend Stephen Altman officiating.

    Memorials may be directed to the family.

    Online condolences may be sent at www.beamsfuneralhome. com.

    Beams Funeral Home in Fremont was in charge of arrangements.