John Eldred Koschmann

John Eldred Koschmann, 68, went home to be with the Lord on Nov. 10, 2013, at his residence in Murraysville, W.Va.

He is the son of Eldred and Mildred Koschmann.

John was an avid worshipper of the Lord, student and in-depth teacher of the Word of God, and a faithful member of The Celebration Center of Belpre, Ohio. He was a control systems electrical engineer and retired from Pechiney Rolled Products in Ravenswood, W.Va. in 2003. He enjoyed playing basketball, exercising, photography, fishing and was a fan of the Green Bay Packers.

He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Grace A. Koschmann; son, Timothy Koschmann; daughters, Dr. Faith (Dr. James Domst) Koschmann and Joy (Michael) Devlin; along with six grandchildren; mother, Mildred E. Koschmann; brothers, Dr. James (Christine) Koschmann and Andrew (Karen) Koschmann; and his sister, Barbara (Rev. David) Paape. He was preceded in death by his father, Eldred A. Koschmann; and sister, Dawn A. Roper.

Donations may be given to Foundation Stone Church, 4532 Woodville Rd., Northwood, OH 43619, The Celebration Center of Belpre, 1944 Washington Blvd, P.O. Box 473, Belpre, OH 45714, or World Missions and People to People Ministries of IPHC, in care of TCC of Belpre, would be appreciated.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, at 1 p.m., at Foundation Stone Church, Northwood, Ohio, with Pastor Larry Urban officiating. He will be buried at Restlawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum located in Perrysburg, Ohio. Friends may visit the family at the funeral home on Friday, Nov. 15, from 6-9 p.m.

A memorial service will be held in December 2013, in Belpre, Ohio, with Pastor Rob Clegg officiating.

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