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Carl  E. Roediger
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  • New Bremen Historic Association
    122 N. Main Street
    New Bremen, OH 45869
  • Cancer Association of Auglaize County
    120 S. Front St.
    St. Marys, OH 45885

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“My deepest condolences to the Roediger family for your tremendous loss. You will forever remain a staple in my life. My love, respect, and prayers...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Ann "Sissy" Highlander - FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all of the family. So happy Carl is reunited with Melba in Heaven. God bless. The "Phipps" family ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Barbara Phipps - New Bremen, OH

“Thank you for being a wonderful brother-in-law. We went through a lot together, good and bad. You will be missed greatly. Love you Carl.Tell Melba...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Rebecca Hunter - Clinton,, CT

“Please accept our deepest sympathy for the loss of your father.Putnam County Hospice ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Ann Boss - Ottawa, OH

“Dear Cousin, May you rest in peace with Melba. Our thoughts are with your children and Gene & Grace at this time of sorrow. Sincerely,...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Doug, Michelle & Family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. May your Dad..... Rest In Peace. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mark & Terri Doenges - Wapakoneta, OH

“My sincere sympathy to Doug, Michelle and the family. Carl has been a dear friend for 39 years and a great golfing and sports buddy - I will (and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Brian Rowland - New Bremen, OH


Of New Bremen, died on Monday, May 15, 2017 at 9:45 P.M. at the Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices of Cridersville, Ohio. He was born on October 27, 1933 in New Knoxville, the son of the late Elmer W. and Geraldine E. (Fledderjohann) Roediger. On November 23, 1956, he married Melba J. Weed, and she died on March 17, 1998. Surviving is a son and daughter-in-law Doug (Michelle) Roediger of Wapakoneta, a granddaughter Morgan Roediger, two grandsons Joel and Matthew Roediger, all of Wapakoneta, and a brother and sister-in-law Gene (Grace) Roediger of New Bremen. Along with his wife and parents, Carl was preceded in death by a son Greg Roediger, and two grandsons Ben and John Roediger.

Carl was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ in New Bremen. He was a 1951 graduate of New Bremen High School. He had served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War, and was a member of the New Bremen American Legion Post 241. He also served his community as a member of the New Bremen Emergency Squad. He was a charter member of the New Bremen Historic Association, and had served as the President of the organization. Carl enjoyed carpentry, woodworking, and helping with construction projects. He loved to golf, play cards with his friends, and travel, especially to Germany where he had visited many times. He also loved to follow his grandchildren in their various school and sports activities. Carl had worked for the former STAMCO of New Bremen where he was a Design Engineer for 42 years before his retirement in 1998.

Funeral Services will be held at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home of New Bremen on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:30 A.M., with the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Interment will follow at the Evangelical Protestant Cemetery of New Knoxville. Calling Hours will be held on Sunday, May 21, 2017 from 2:00 until 6:00 P.M., and on Monday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Carl can be made to the New Bremen Historic Association, or to the Auglaize County Cancer Association. Condolences to the Roediger family can be left online at