Leetta M. Hemmelgarn, age 60, of Rossburg, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 4:23 AM, at the Versailles Health Care Center, Versailles, Ohio. She was born on September 20, 1951 in Miami County, Ohio, to Mary (Shaffer) Wheeler of Greenville, Ohio, and the late Herbert Sexauer.
Leetta was a housewife and was also a seamstress. She loved camping, sewing, cookouts and spending time with her family and grandchildren.
In addition to her father she is preceded in death by her brother in law, Larry Krogman.
She is survived by her husband Michael E. Hemmelgarn of Rossburg, Ohio, whom she married on May 8, 1993; children, Kevin J. (Christy) Meade of Lewisburg, Ohio, Bobbie Lee (Jamie Miller) Bercaw of Greenville, Ohio, Nickie Jo (Rick) Parsons of Greenville, Ohio, Tracy (Neil) Ranly of Versailles, Ohio, Jason Hemmelgarn of Versailles, Ohio, and Brian Hemmelgarn of Versailles, Ohio; numerous grandchildren; father and mother in law, Gerry and Norma Hemmelgarn of Versailles, Ohio; sisters and brothers in law, Lois & Monroe Gordon of Dade City, Florida, Lillie & Danny Webb of Mendon, Ohio, Linda Krogman of Mendon, Ohio, and Connie Meade of Greenville, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
There will be a service held on Thursday, January 5, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, Ohio, with Pastor Pete Kontra officiating. There will be no burial. Family will receive friends on Wednesday, January 4, 2012 from 4-8 PM and 12-2 PM prior to the service on Thursday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers please give a memorial contribution to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com.