Christopher E. Lemke, 47, of Anna, OH (formerly of St .Marys), died unexpectedly at 8:20 a.m. Sunday December 15, 2019 at Lima Memorial Health System.
He was born January 7, 1972 in St. Marys, OH to Paul and Elizabeth (Adams) Lemke.
On February 8, 1991 in Wapakoneta, OH he married Angela D. Robbins, who survives.
Also survived by: son Christopher A. Lemke of Anna, OH
sister Anne (Rob) Brincefield of Wapakoneta, OH
sister Mary Lemke of Lima, OH
parents-in-law Michael and Patricia Robbins of Ft. Loramie, OH
sister-in-law Amy (Aaron) Brock of St. Marys, OH
several nieces and nephews
Preceded in death by: parents Paul and Elizabeth Lemke; brother Marvin Lemke
He was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.
He was a baptized and confirmed member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.
An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed fishing and hunting. He was a musician, providing guitar and vocals to local bands. He also rooted for OSU Buckeyes and Pittsburgh Steelers football programs.
Christopher absolutely enjoyed the holidays and delighted in bringing joy to numerous children, families and organizations throughout the area with his portrayal of Santa Claus.
Rites are scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. Friday December 20, 2019 at the Miller Funeral Home 1605 Celina Road (Ohio 703 West) in St. Marys. Deacon Martin Brown will officiate the services.
Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.
Visitation 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to his family.
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