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Otho F. Fink, Sr., 91, of Connersville, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Heritage House Nursing Home in Connersville. Born Aug. 30, 1925, in Lawrenceville, Indiana, he was the son of Raymond G. and Emma F. (Risch) Fink.
Otho graduated in 1943 from Cambridge City High School and then served in the US Army in WWII from April 1944 through April 1946. He was stationed at the Panama Canal.
He worked for several years at AVCO and then he worked as a P and IC at Roots Blower until his retirement. He was a member of St. Gabriel's Catholic Church, of Connersville, a 50 year member of the Knights of Columbus, and the American Legion Post.
He was married to Marilyn Riggs on Jan. 25, 1947, in Cambridge City and she survives.
He is also survived by his daughters, Sue (Dennis) Gunckel, Connersville, Pat (Robert) Hunger, Moores Hill, Nancy (Mike) Porter, Greensburg; son, Frank Fink, Connersville; grandchildren, Denise (Karl) Griffin, Sara Bennett, Matt (Leann) Porter, Joni (Keith) Krieger, Lyndsay (Mike) Rensing, Mariah Hunger, Travis (Amy) Fink; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Bill and Larry Fink, Cambridge City; and sisters, Dorothy Hicks, Cambridge City, Corena (Jerry) Marshall, Dublin.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Raymond and Paul Fink; and sisters, Ethel Miller and Mary Moore.
Family and friends will gather to pray the rosary at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, May 22 at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Connersville. Visitation will follow until the funeral mass begins at 11 a.m. Interment with military graveside services will be held in the Riverside Cemetery in Cambridge City, Indiana following the funeral mass.
Memorials may be made to St. Gabriel's Catholic School or to the Alzheimer's Association.
Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com.
Published on May 18, 2017
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