Richard Minck


SHERWOOD -- Richard A. Minck, 74, of Sherwood, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center, Defiance.

Richard was born February 20, 1940, in Defiance, the son of the late John and Mildred (Coressel) Minck. He was a 1958 graduate of Paulding High School. Richard married Marilyn Ann Antoine on June 8, 1968, in Cecil, Ohio, and she survives. Richard was employed by Dana Weatherhead in Antwerp for 32 years, retiring in 1997. A lifelong farmer, Richard was also a bus driver for Paulding schools. He was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church, Delaware Bend. He enjoyed tinkering around in his garage and watching NASCAR.

Surviving are his wife, Marilyn of Sherwood; five children, Jim Minck of Lennox, South Dakota, Robert (Melissa) Minck of Edgerton, MaryAnn (Terrence) Coe of Saginaw, Michigan, David (Danielle) Minck of Bryan and Rose (Jim) VanCuren of Hicksville; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Gary (Thyra) Minck of St. Joe, Indiana.

Visitation for Richard A. Minck will be held from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in the Oberlin-Turnbull Funeral Home, 230 East Elm Street, Sherwood, where the rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. Funeral Mass for Richard A. Minck will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in St. Isidore Catholic Church, Delaware Bend, 16166 Speaker Road, Defiance, Ohio 43512, with Father Robert Kill officiating. Interment will follow in St. Isidore Catholic Cemetery.

Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Masses to St. Isidore Catholic Church or memorial contributions be directed to the family or Community Health Professionals Hospice, 06825 Ohio 66 North, Defiance, Ohio 43512. Condolences may be sent to the family or the online guest book may be signed at

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