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Jack Naseman

February 9, 1947 ~ March 2, 2018 (age 71)

Jack Naseman, 71, St. Marys, died suddenly on Friday, March 2, 2018, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio.

He was born February 9, 1947, in Celina, Ohio, the son of Urban and Bertha (Vogel) Naseman.

He married Cynthia Behm on  January 27, 1968, at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater, Ohio; she survives at the residence.

He is also survived by his children:  Tammy (Frank) Crumpler of Charleston, South Carolina; Tracy Johnsen of Celina, Ohio; Tanya (Tyrone) Thompson of Xenia, Ohio; Todd Naseman of Willshire, Ohio; Toby Naseman of Willshire, Ohio.

He is survived by his nine grandchildren: Emma; Miah; Seth, Blake; Malachi; Xavier; Sophia; Lilly; Brielle.

He is survived by his siblings: Joyce Klosterman of Ludlow Falls, Ohio; Sharon (Larry) Rosenbeck of Englewood, Ohio; Jim (Kathy) Naseman of St. Henry, Ohio; Cindy (Dave) Selhorst of Coldwater, Ohio; Chris (Jim) Kleinhenz of St. Henry; Kathy (Chris) Reed of Celina.

He is also survived by his brothers-in-law, Jeff (Karen) Behm of Coldwater; Fred (Cathy) Behm of Coldwater; by his sister-in-law, Sue (Mark) Miller of Celina.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, his in-laws: Fred "Lefty" Behm, Blanche Behm Gross, his step-father-in-law Eugene Gross, and by a brother-in-law, Jerry Klosterman.

Jack was a 1965 graduate of Coldwater High School. He graduated from Miami-Jacobs College, and he was a veteran of the US Army.

He retired from Midwest Electric Corporation, where he served as an electric lineman.

He was a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Celina, and he loved being a grandpa.

Funeral rites will be held 4:00 P.M. Sunday, March 11, 2018, in the Junior Fair Building at the Mercer County Fair Grounds in Celina, Elder Albert Alspaugh, officiant. Private family burial rites will be held at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen, Ohio.

Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral rites on Sunday in the Junior Fair Building, where memorial gifts may be given to the Jehovah’s Witnesses Kingdom Hall; gifts may also be given via

Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, is entrusted with Jack’s funeral arrangements, and condolences may be sent to his family via


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