|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1931|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 2012|
Thomas C. "Tom" Butsch, 80, of 1901 Park Ave., Piqua, died at 2:01 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Upper Valley Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 30, 1931, in Piqua, to the late Clarence and Nellie (DeLaet) Butsch.
He married Rose Anne Goode on Feb. 4, 1956, in Piqua; she survives.
Other survivors include five daughters, Mary (Chris) King, Patty (Randy) Murphy, Barbara (Ken) Hostetter, Diane (Chip) Fox, all of Piqua and Sandy (Scott) Kyle of Cincinnati; two brothers, James (Lenora) Butsch of Piqua and William (Virginia) Butsch of Russia; 12 grandchildren, Kirby King, Tina King Dent, Rachael Murphy Crawford, Lindsey Murphy Bobby, Brandon, Brock, and Chelsea Hostetter, Bryant and Brody Fox, Montana, Peyton and Seth Kyle; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Doris Jennings.
Mr. Butsch was a 1950 graduate of Piqua Catholic High School and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.
He retired from the city of Piqua following many years of service.
Tom was a lifelong member of St. Boniface Catholic Church where he served as an usher.
He coached little league football for many years and was a former member of the Eagles and Moose lodges of Piqua.
Tom enjoyed playing cards and golf, but especially loved his time spent with his family and grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18, at St. Boniface Catholic Church with the Rev. Frs. Martin Fox and Angelo C. Caserta as Con-Celebrants. Burial will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery, where full military honors will be provided by the Veterans Elite Tribute Squad.
Forest Hill Cemetery
Created by: Preserving the Past
Record added: Jan 18, 2012
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