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Orville C. Eischen

September 20, 1940 — February 11, 2020

Orville C. Eischen, age 79, of Celina, Ohio, died February 11, 2020 at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, IN.

He was born September 20, 1940, in Jay County, IN, to the late Sylvester and Mildred (Schmit) Eischen. On April 30, 1960, he married Carol (Bader) Eischen, who survives.

Also surviving are his children, Deb Burd of Union City, IN, Patsy (Paul) Gray of Celina, Tom (Mary) Eischen of Celina; grandchildren, Nicole, Nick, Grant, Alisa, Trevor, and Tannor; five great grandchildren; siblings, Janet Privett of Montezuma, Susan (Gary) Jones of Geneva, and Phyllis (Al) White of Lima; and a sister-in-law, Barb Eischen of Coldwater.

Also preceding him in death are daughter, Lisa Bigelow; and siblings, David and Jim Eischen.

He was a 1959 graduate of the former Rockford High School and was employed at CTS, Berne, IN.

Orville enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding his four wheeler, hauling Amish, and spending time with his grandchildren.

A private family service will be held at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery. Burial will take place at St. Marys of the Presentation Cemetery, Geneva, IN.

Contributions can be made to the Riley Children's Hospital, Indianapolis, IN.

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