Joseph A. Rospert, 82, of Tiffin, died at 12:52 a.m. Sunday, April 21, 2013, at Mercy Tiffin Hospital.
He was born Nov. 3, 1930, in Seneca County to Theodore and Amelia (Frisch) Rospert. He married Ruth E. Perkins July 30, 1955, in Tiffin and she survives.
Other survivors include two daughters, Paula J. (Gary) Clagg of Tiffin and Shirlene L. (G.O.) Justus of Plain City; four granddaughters, Nicole E. (Michael) Salaciak, Monique G. Clagg, Jacquelene L. Justus and Jenna M. Justus; two brothers, Thomas (Elaine) Rospert of Lakewood and Bernard (Ina) Rospert of Bellevue; and two sisters, Marjorie (John) Loose of Bellevue and Mary (Toot) (Earl) Wetzel of Sandusky.
He was preceded in death by a brother, John Rospert, and a sister, Rita Bender.
Joseph was a 1948 Thompson High School graduate. He had retired after 40 years as a repairman at National Machinery Company. He attended Faith United Methodist Church, and was a member of the Quarter Century Club, Eagles Aerie 402 and the Knights of Columbus.
Visitation will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Traunero Funeral Home, 214 S. Monroe St., Tiffin, OH 44883 (419) 447-3113. The Quarter Century Club will meet at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2013, at the funeral home with the Rev. Donna Van Trees officiating. Burial will be in Fairmont Cemetery immediately following.
To send condolences to the family or for directions to the funeral home, go to www.traunerofuneralhome.com.