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Donald E. Homan
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  • New Bremen Senior Citizens
    700 E. Monroe Street
    New Bremen, OH 45869
  • New Bremen Emergency Squad
    P.O. Box 133
    214 N. Washington St.
    New Bremen, OH 45869

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“I cared for Don at Otterbein where he stayed. I will really miss him. He always loved watching the Andy Griffith show. Whenever they had music time,...Read More ยป
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“Don was our neighbor for several years. He always was kind and friendly to us. Our sympathies to his family. ”
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of New Bremen, died on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 8:10 A.M at the Otterbein Senior Lifestyles Community of St. Marys, OH. He was born on May 10, 1929 near Chickasaw, OH. He was the son of Leo J. and Clara M. (Kaiser) Homan. Survivors include his sister Velma Berning of Anna, brother and sister in law Leo and Diana Homan of Maria Stein, sister in law Lillian Homan of St. Marys and brother in law Alvin Brown of New Bremen. He is also survived by fifty nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death was his siblings and in laws; Maurice and Joann Homan, Arnold Homan, Harold and Rose Mary Homan, Dorothy and Anthony Brown, Ruth Brown, Joan Homan and Sylvester Berning.

Don was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen. He was a 1947 graduate of Minster High School. He had belonged to the New Bremen Senior Citizens, the Mercer Co. Farm Bureau, Mercer Landmark and the Minster Farmers Coop. Don was an avid card player and was always ready for a hand of Euchre or Rummy. He enjoyed watching the Cincinnati Reds.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in New Bremen with Rev. Tim Ralston and Rev. Mr. Martin Brown officiating. Interment will follow in the Precious Blood Cemetery, Chickasaw. Calling Hours will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 from 4:00 until 8:00 P.M. at the Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home in New Bremen, and on Thursday from 9:30 until 10:00 A.M. at the church, at which time the rosary will be prayed. Memorial contributions in memory of Don can be made to the New Bremen Senior Citizens or to the New Bremen EMS. Condolences to the Homan family can be left online at