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Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Lester L. Rehmert (March 8, 2014)

Lester L. Rehmert, age 90, passed away on March 8, 2014 at 12:15 AM at Rest Haven Nursing Home, Greenville, Ohio. He was born on April 14, 1923 in Arcanum, Ohio, to the late Eber & Helen (Eberwein) Rehmert.

Mr. Rehmert was a long time driver for Nestle Company before retiring from Corning Inc. He is a veteran of the United States Navy, served in WWII aboard the Destroyer, U.S.S. Day, alongside his life time buddy Erskine Johnson.

He is a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Greenville.

In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife of 37 years, Ann (Westfall) Rehmert; sisters Betty Rehmert and Glenna Johnson, and step mother Opal (Brown) Rehmert.

He is survived by his son, James Michael Rehmert of California, sisters and brothers in law, Bernice Cyphers of Greenville, Janice Barga of West Milton, Zelda Jean & Billy Miller of Greenville, and Georgeanna & Larry Emerick of Ansonia; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a service held on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio, with Pastor Ron Shreffler officiating. Burial will follow in the Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 5-8 PM and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. A full military service will be conducted by the Greenville Veterans Honor Guard.

It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to State of the Heart Hospice or American Heart Association. Condolences for the family may be expressed through www.zecharbailey.com