Loren Olen ‘Bud’ Gierhart, age 93 of Lima and formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 12:11 a.m., Tuesday, February 5, 2013 in Wyngate Senior Living Community, Lima. He was born June 2, 1919 in Union Township, Auglaize County, Ohio to the late Clarence Webster and Nancy Ella Bacome Gierhart. On September 15, 1993 he married D. Jeanette Stotts Bartlett Gierhart who died January 1, 2013.
Mr. Gierhart was a farmer. He was a World War II, U.S. Army Veteran stationed in Alaska and the South Pacific.
Survivors include a niece – Diane McKinney Sexton of Hemet, CA; and nieces and nephews of his wife – Ronald (Joyce) Camper of Lima; Wilbur Camper of Lima; David Nunn of Holgate; Larry (Carol) Ream of Lima; Barbara Burtchin of Lima; Shirley (John) Rohr of Lafayette; Peggy (John) Potter of Lima, Pamela (Ronald) Suever of Elida; and Marilyn Wikel of Illinois.
He was preceded in death by two sisters – Mildred Gierhart McKinney and Lucille Mary Gierhart.
There are no public services or visitations planned.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wyngate Senior Living Community, 1070 Gloria Avenue, Lima, Ohio 45805.
Condolences may be shared at www.BayliffAndSon.com
Arrangement are by Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.