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“Sue, Roger and the entire Brenneman family, Please accept my condolences on the passing of your Dad, Sue. Hopefully he will be meeting up with your...Read More »
1 of 22 | Posted by: Sherry Bretz - Findlay, OH

“Keith - So sorry to hear about your Dad. I know the feeling having just lost my Mom in June. I pray God's with you and your family! Being an orphan...Read More »
2 of 22 | Posted by: Dan Wyandt - Waterville, OH

“Thoughts are with all of you. Appreciated your father's faithfulness through the years...will always remember his wonderful smile and spirit. In...Read More »
3 of 22 | Posted by: Janet Dorn - North Olmsted, OH

“Keith, So sorry for for the passing of your dad. Please let me know if you need anything. Thanks, Bob ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Bob Golden - Perrysburg, OH

“Dear Suzie, Keith, Roger, Mark, and Anita and families, Thinking of you with deepest sympathy & understanding. We share so many memories of your...Read More »
5 of 22 | Posted by: duane & verna vanmeter - OH

“We appreciate George and Jylene's faithful example through the years. Even though they have passed on, their influence remains. With care and...Read More »
6 of 22 | Posted by: Marjorie Lehman - Germantown, TN

“Deb, Mark, Jessica and Jonathon, You will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 22 | Posted by: Pat Parcher - Sun City West, AZ

“We will truly miss George. Such a fine example of God's servant. Faithful until the end. Our thoughts going your way, Bryan, Karen, Danielle and...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Karen and Bryan Miller - OH

“Dear Keith, I am so sorry to hear the loss of your father. The website picture is a nice one. You look a lot like him! Cherish all of your...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Cindra Holland - OH

“Mark and Deb- Sorry to hear of your loss of your father and father in law. Jim informed me the other night. My thoughts, prayers and condolences are...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Dennis Bowers - FINDLAY, OH

“Thinking of and praying for the Brenneman Family. ”
11 of 22 | Posted by: Gene Cupples - League City, TX

“So thankful for a faithful life! He was always such an example and had a smile on his face! Appreciated him more than he probably ever knew. To...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Frank & Elaine (Badertscher) Kraft - MO

“This is the best way we can share in the loss of a Faithful friend.Always think of George as the one over-seeing the Dining Shed at conv.He was as...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: John& Amanda Lehman - OH

“So sorry to hear about George. He was such a nice guy & I am glad I got to be around him because he had such a super personality & would do anything...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: Sarah (Howell) Sparks - Rawson, OH

“Dear Family & Friends of George B. Sending many caring thoughts with a heart-felt understanding and compassion to all of you at this difficult...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Beverly E. - OH

“Many thoughts -of thankfulness for a victory finish, of feeling for you who are left behind, of hope for special comfort for each of you- are going...Read More »
16 of 22 | Posted by: Sara R - Bluffton, OH

“For the Brenneman family; My heartfelt sympathy is extended to each of you as you face the loss of a dear Dad, Grandad and even great Grandad, Know...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Sandra Shaw - OH

“Thoughts are with you these days!! He was such an inspiration to all, and sure appreciated his FAITHFUL life!! ”
18 of 22 | Posted by: Dorothy Lehman - Belle Center, OH

“Thinking of you all in your time of loss. ”
19 of 22 | Posted by: Darren, Rebecca and Bridgette Watkins - OH

“Thinking of all of you in your loss. A sweet release for him and an end to the pain of watching his decline; but nonetheless, a huge loss. Our...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Beth (Morris) Carver

“Thinking of the Brenneman family these days... remembering so well George's wonderful spirit and help at Yellow Springs. He always reminded us it...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Martha Houston - Morrow, OH

“Thoughts and prayers to the entire family! ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Gretchen Reichow - Oregon, OH


George L. Brenneman, 81, of Rawson died at 3:12 pm August 28, 2012 at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. He was born June 25, 1931 in Shreve to Clifford and Grace Stair Brenneman. On July 29, 1951 he married Christina "Jylene" Boston and she preceded him in death on June 27, 2006. Mr. Brenneman retired from Mid-West Laser, Findlay and also owned Brenneman Enterprises/Husqubarna Dealership in Rawson. He was a past mayor of Rawson and was a member of the Rawson Fire Department for 40 years, where he had been assistant chief. He was a member of the Ohio Bee Keepers Association, the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association and Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation. He was a graduate of Wooster High School and attended Findlay College. Survivors include three sons, Keith (Karen) Brenneman of Van Buren, Roger (Arlene) Brenneman of Wooster, Mark (Debbie) Brenneman of Rawson, two daughters, Susie (Roger) Rader of Mt. Cory, Anita (Rick) Garrison of Bellville, a son-in-law, William Sharp of Delaware, 15 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. A daughter, Sharon Sharp, preceded him in death. Funeral services will begin at 2 pm Saturday at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Bluffton. John Willbur and Carlton Schooley will officiate. Burial will be in Clymer Cemetery, Mt. Cory. Visitation will be from 2-4 and 6-8 pm Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or the Rawson Fire Dept.

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Chiles-Laman Funeral Homes - Bluffton Chapel
239 S Main St Bluffton, OH 45817
Tel. (419) 358-2051

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