SPENCERVILLE â?? Eugene E. â??Geneâ?ť Lauth, 68, of Spencerville, died 8:23 a.m., Sat. 20, 2013, at Van Wert Co. Hospital Emergency Room following a sudden illness.
He was born Aug. 15, 1944, in Spencerville, the son of Howard & Mary Jean (Freewalt) Lauth, who preceded him in death.
Survivors include, a daughter, Ashley (Michael) Johnson, Spencerville, 2 granddaughters, Chevrolet & Carleigh Johnson, a former wife, Kay (Burden) Lauth, Spencerville, a brother, Everett (Phyllis) Lauth, Mendon.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Lynn Lauth.
Gene retired in 2009 from the Ohio Decorative Products, Spencerville, after 47 years service. He was a member of the Spencerville Invincible Fire Dept. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and woodworking, but he most especially enjoyed taking care of and spending time with his granddaughters.
Funeral services will be 1:30 p.m., Wed. April 24, 2013, at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home, Spencerville, Pastor Andrew J. Atkins officiating. Burial is to follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.
The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Tues. and 1 hr. prior to the service, Wed. at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be directed to a memorial fund established for his granddaughtersâ?? education.
Eugene E. â??Geneâ?ť Lauth