Owen M. Ballreich

Owen M. Ballreich, 89, of Tiffin, passed away Sunday morning, July 30, 2017, at his home.

He was born July 26, 1928, in Tiffin, to Carl and Emma (Bretzloff) Ballreich. He married Martha Lepley Oct. 24, 1953.

Survivors include his wife, Martha of Tiffin; brother, Donald (Marilyn) Ballreich of Tiffin; and sister, Phyllis Reis of Tiffin.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Owen graduated in 1947 from Tiffin Columbian High School and served in the United States Army during the Korean War. He was associated with Ballreich Brothers Potato Chip Co., retiring in 1992, and was a member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Tiffin Elks Lodge No. 94, Tiffin Masonic Lodge No. 77 and the Tiffin Shrine Club. Owen enjoyed fishing and flying.

Services will be private and a private burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Tiffin.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin, is assisting the family with arrangements.

Condolences may be sent and the guestbook signed at www.hgmackfuneralhome.com.