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James P. Getreu

July 7, 1929 ~ June 9, 2017 (age 87)
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James (Jim) P. Getreu 87 of Canal Winchester. Born in Columbus, Ohio July 7, 1929. Survived by wife, Mary of 58 years, children Michael (Shari) of Pickerington, Valerie (Michael) Yonnotti of Canal Winchester, Robert (Becky) of Granville, The Rev. David (Paula) of Circleville, and Mary (Kim) Hoffman of Canal Winchester/Pickerington, 11 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by Father & Mother, Leo & Agnes Getreu, brother Daniel of Columbus, sisters MaryAnn Duncombe of Davenport, Iowa, Rose Galutia of Grandview, and brother Thomas of Pataskla. Retired Captain Columbus Fire Department having served 38 years. Graduate of Rosary High School Class of 1948. Parishioner of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Groveport and St. John XXIII, Canal Winchester where he attended daily Mass, Army Veteran, Member American Legion Post #677, FF VFW Auxiliary, C.W. Sertoma Member, past member of Knights of Columbus.

Family and friends may visit 2-4:00pm and 6-8:00pm on Monday, June 12, at the DWAYNE R. SPENCE FUNERAL HOME 650 W. Waterloo St. Canal Winchester, OH 43110 with a vigil service beginning at 7:30pm. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s Church, 5684 Groveport Rd, Groveport, OH 43125 on Tuesday, June 13, at 10:00am. Burial at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation-Central Ohio Chapter. Hey Dad, you can stop looking, your name is in the obituary now.

 Service Information

Visitation
Monday
June 12, 2017

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Visitation
Monday
June 12, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dwayne R. Spence Funeral Home
650 West Waterloo St.
Canal Winchester, OH 43110

Service
Tuesday
June 13, 2017

10:00 AM to TBD
St. Mary's Catholic Church
5684 Groveport Road
Groveport, OH 43125

Cemetery

St. Joseph Cemetery
6440 S. High Street
Lockbourne, OH 43137


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