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PANDORA - Thomas F. Schmiedebusch, 82, of Pandora, died at 2:15 p.m. Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the Meadows of Kalida. He was born July 27, 1939 in Glandorf to the late Victor and Margaret (Recker) Schmiedebusch. He married Mary Sue Ellerbrock on July 14, 1962, and she survives in Pandora.
Thomas is also survived by a daughter: Kristen (Jeffrey) Chesser of Westerville; four sisters: Barbara Schmiedebusch of Toledo, Kathleen (Steve) Buckland and Mary Jo (Rick) Goecke, both of Ottawa, and Lori (Joe) Moenter of Ocala, Florida; and Brother, William (Elaine)Schmiedebusch of Glandorf.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Todd Joseph Schmiedebusch and an infant daughter.
Thomas retired from Ohio Department of Transportation, where he was a bridge inspector. He was a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church, Columbus Grove. He was also a Marine veteran.
Funeral Mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, Columbus Grove with Father David Ritchie officiating. Burial will follow at St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Glandorf. Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Putnam County Homecare and Hospice or to St. Anthony Endowment Fund.