We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Weber Funeral Home
Edwin L. Utrup, 86, died unexpectedly at 5:34 a.m. on March 28, 2022, at Mercy Health - St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.
He was born February 28, 1936, in Putnam County to August and Caroline (Pohl) Utrup who preceded him in death. On November 17, 1962, he married Ruth A. (Kaverman) Utrup who preceded him in death.
Ed was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He retired from Beckmann’s Furniture. He was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos.
Survivors include two sons, Mark (Angela) Utrup and Chris (Jill) Utrup both of Delphos; three daughters, Louann (Kevin) McNamara of Loveland, Julie Turnwald of Ft. Jennings and Kay (Andrew) Miller of Delphos; 13 grandchildren, Brad (Audrey) Utrup, Lauren (Andrew) DiMario, Todd (Roxanne) Utrup, Stephanie (Ryan) Schmit, Stacey (Michael) Benton, Blake (Meagan) McNamara, Connor McNamara, Adam Turnwald, Nicholas Turnwald, Abbey (Tyler) Burgei, Isabelle Miller, Isaac Miller and Isaiah Miller; 14 great-grandchildren; a sister, Irene Utrup; and sisters-in-law, AnKara Utrup, Martha Kaverman, Alene Klausing and Janet Hiett.
He was preceded in death by sisters, Lauretta (Merle) Hollar, Wilma (Harold) Springer (Nile McDonald) and Ruth (William) Martin; brothers, Roman Utrup and Art (Berdina) Utrup; sisters and brothers-in-law, Betty (Leonard) Beckmann, Alice (Norman) Knippen, Margaret (Paul) Pohlman, Dorothy (Robert) Heitz, Eugene (Esther) Kaverman, Louis Kaverman, Richard Klausing and Thomas Hiett.
Ed was passionate about volunteering his time and talent to his friends and the community. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Delphos Stadium Club, Inc. or Delphos St. John’s Catholic School Teacher Endowment Fund.
Visitation will be from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at Weber Funeral Home, 1840 East Fifth Street, Delphos where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:45 p.m.
A Funeral Mass will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 1 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Delphos. Father Dennis Walsh will officiate. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery with military graveside rites by the Delphos Veterans Council.