Audry J. Monnin, 80, Hardin Wapak Rd., Botkins, died at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, July 18, 2013, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 30, 1932, in Shelby County, near Russia, to the late Matilda (Sherman) and Wilbert Monnin. He married Marietta R. Heitkamp on Oct. 2, 1956, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Maria Stein. She survives in Botkins.
Also surviving are three sons, Steven (Carol) Monnin, of Botkins, Dale (Melanie) Monnin, of Springfield, and Randall (Betty) Monnin, of McCartyville; eight grandchildren, Daniel, David, Deanna, Daron, Lindsey, Jeremy, Travis and Nathan; two great-grandchildren Bryce and Emma Marie; a sister and brother, Irene (Eugene) Berning, of Minster, and Romanus Monnin, of Greenville; in-laws Anna Marie Dircksen, of Minster, Melvin (Luella) Rindler, of Celina, George Kahlig, of Coldwater, and Ott (Pat) Heitkamp, of Maria Stein, and Rosie Heitkamp, of Coldwater.
He was preceded in death by son, Todd Monnin; twin grandchildren Donald and Derrick; a brother, Merle Monnin, and in-laws Jerome Heitkamp, Edna and Greg Kahlig, Dorina Rindler, Evelyn Kahlig, Tom Niekamp, and Edgar Heitkamp.
He was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church, Botkins, and was a member of Our Lady of Rosary Makers. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Superior Metal Products, Wapakoneta.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church in Botkins, with the Rev. Pat Sloneker officiating.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster from 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday 9 to 10 a.m. Monday.
Burial will take place in Immaculate Conception Cemetery.
Condolences may be made at hogenkampfh.com.