Mark H. Hein, age 85, of Coldwater, Ohio, died December 18, 2018, at Mercer Health, Coldwater, OH.
He was born April 23, 1933, in St. Sebastian, OH, to the late Aloys and Josephine (Wolters) Hein. On May 26, 1954, he married Irene ((Kaup)) Hein, who survives.
Also surviving are his eight children, Dan (Joyce) Hein of New Weston, Kathy (Ralph) Bihn of Fort Loramie, Sharon (Dan) Wellman of Coldwater, Karen (John) Wenning of Centerville, Mary Lou (Brad) Daniels of Portland, Tim (Laurie) Hein of Portland, Theresa (Dan) Wendel of Fort Recovery, and Mike (Joyce) Hein of St. Henry; daughter-in-law, Cheryl Hein of New Weston; 28 grandchildren; 34 great grandchildren; sister, Margie Bertke of Celina; brother-in-law, Norbert Garman of Chickasaw; and in-laws, Bernie Kaup of Fort Recovery, Dale (Donna) Kaup of St. Anthony, and Floyd (Joyce) Kaup of Celina.
Preceding him in death are sons, Dave Hein and infant son, Joseph; 2 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren; siblings, Priscilla Garman, James Hein, and infant brother, Dennis Hein; brother-in-law, Don Bertke; and in-laws, Adrian Kaup, Alvin & Alma Kaup, and Virginia Kaup.
Mark was a 1951 graduate of the former St. John High School, Maria Stein. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War and was employed at the former Mersman Tables, Celina for 47 years and also farmed.
He was a life member of both the American Legion Post 345 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6515, both of Fort Recovery. Mark was a member of the St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter, OH.
Mark enjoyed playing cards and watching his favorite teams, the Cincinnati Reds, Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Bengals.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am Saturday, December 22, 2018, at St. Peter Catholic Church, St. Peter, with Fr. Ned Brown officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2:00 pm-8:00 pm Friday and 8:30 am-9:15 am Saturday at Brockman - Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. Military graveside honors will be conducted by the American Legion.
Condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com