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  • St. Paul United Church of Christ
    115 N. Franklin St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“Adrian Egbert has my grandfather. He was very stong but loving man. I could not have ask for a better grandfather. I honor him this memorial day for...Read More »
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“It was nice to see Uncle Adrian and Aunt Mary at my youngest son graduation party. I will miss you but I know you are with the Lord and also with the...Read More »
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ADRIAN R. EGBERT age 83

of Botkins, Ohio, died on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 12:05 A.M. at the Cridersville Healthcare Center of Cridersville. He was born on April 4, 1931 in Shelby County, outside of New Bremen. He was the son of the late Roscoe F. and Lillian (Bushman) Egbert. On October 7, 1955 he married Mary A. (Fischbach) Egbert who died on October 1, 2014. Surviving are their sons Jeffery & Sue Egbert of Tiffin, OH, Dean Egbert of Wapakoneta, and Steve & Theresa Egbert of Wapakoneta, grandchildren Daniel Egbert, Renee & Josh Slone, Zachary and Zane Egbert, great-grandchildren Espn and Emias Egbert, his siblings Norma & Don Mumaw of Versailles, Lawrence & Marlene Egbert of New Bremen, Janet Kuck of Quincy, and David & Judy Egbert of Ft. Wayne, IN. He was preceded in death by a brother Alvin Egbert and a sister Brunhilda Wittenbrink.

Adrian was a faithful member of the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen. He attended Anna High School. After high school, he served in the Army as a truck driver in the Korean War. He was a lifetime farmer, and steward of the land. He and his sons collected Minneapolis-Moline tractors and farm machinery for many years. He belonged to the Sidney American Legion Post 217, the Minneapolis-Moline Collectors Club and the Prairie Gold Rush. He was a founding member of the Buckeye Farm Antiques Club, and the Shelby County Antique Power Association. Adrian and Mary enjoyed many years of traveling and family vacations, visiting almost all 50 states, and traveling with their tractor club to see various steam-power shows. Adrian loved his family, and his grandchildren were the light of his life.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen with Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial will follow in the German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen. Calling Hours will be held on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 from 4 until 8 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen and on Wednesday, one hour prior to the services at the church. Memorial contributions can be made to the St. Paul U.C.C. Memorial Fund. Condolences to the Egbert family may be left at gilberghartwigfh.com