Richard W. Greulach
Richard W. Greulach

VAN WERT, Ohio — Richard W. Greulach, 75, of Van Wert, died at 3:03 a.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Lutheran Hospital, Ft. Wayne, Ind.

He was born Aug. 18, 1938, in Van Wert, to the late Margaret (Fisher) Greulach and Harold Greulach.

His wife, Carol A. (Bockelman) Greulach, survives of Van Wert. They were married June 25, 1960.


Other survivors include children: Matthew (Amy) Greulach of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Debra (Mark) Masterson of Somerset, Ohio; brothers: David (Pat) Greulach of Haviland, Ohio, and Steve (Sandee) Greulach of Van Wert; grandchildren: Megan Masterson, Kelly (Gregory Booth) Masterson, Levi Masterson, Tayler Habegger, Jessica Habegger, Kyle Greulach, Mackenzie Greulach.

He retired from International Harvester of Ft. Wayne, Ind., after 26 years. He was formerly employed at Van Wert County Agricultural Society as secretary, formerly employed at Flat Lands Supply and C.W. Service, both of Van Wert, and also was a farmer.

He was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Convoy.

Services will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Convoy, Ohio. The Rev. Doug Meyer will officiate. Burial will be in Convoy IOOF Cemetery, Convoy.

Calling will be on Friday, May 2, 2014, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at Gearhart-Jurczyk Funeral Home in Convoy and one hour prior to the service at the church.

Preferred memorial is donor’s choice.

Arrangements were handled by Alspach-Gearhart Funeral Home & Crematory.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.alspachgearhart.com.