Paul E. Krites, age 76, of Waynesfield died 2:25 a.m., Sunday March 15 at Cridersville Health Care. He was born Aug. 21, 1938 in Auglaize County to the late Kenneth and Grace Stiles Krites. He married Sheila N. Cox Nov. 3, 1962 and she survives in Uniopolis.
Mr. Krites had been a machinist at DANA and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. He had served in the U. S. Marine Corps.
Additional survivors include children Nikki (James) Ballinger and Steve Krites both of Lima, 3 grandchildren: Ashley Ballinger, Dylin Askins and Rachel Ballinger, a brother-in-law Barry Cox and a nephew Jerry (Tonya) Binkley.
He was preceded in death by a brother Jerry and sister Janice Krites.
The family will receive friends 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville and on hour prior to services at the church.
The funeral service will begin 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 19 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lima with Pastor Michael Phillips officiating. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery near Uniopolis where military rites will be provided by
Memorial contributions may be given to Uniopolis Fire Department.
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Date: Thursday, March 19, 2015
Time: 10:30 am
Immanuel Lutheran Church
Address:2120 Lakewood, Lima, OH,