Arthur R. Westrick age 81, of New Bavaria, died early Sunday morning, November 8, 2020 at the Mercy Defiance Hospital.
His Legacy… Art was born March 15, 1939 to William Urban and Emma (Frye) Westrick in New Bavaria. Art was a National Guardsmen from 1957–1965. On October 31, 1959 he married Georgiann Maag. He worked for Johns Manville for 37 years. He was a member of the American Legion and AMVETS and social member of the VFW. He and Georgiann started the Henry County slow pitch softball league. He coached and was a Holgate Athletic Booster. Art enjoyed watching Ohio State, the Indians and complaining about the Browns. He enjoyed camping and fishing; and hunting when he was younger.
His Family… He is survived by his loving wife Georgie; children: Kevin Westrick, Holgate, Cheryl Weideman, Napoleon, James Westrick, Defiance, Victoria (Paul) Wilhelm, New Bavaria, Roger (Ann) Westrick, New Cleveland, Andrew Westrick, Lorain; 15 grandchildren; 19 great grandchildren and siblings: Edith Ott, Defiance, Irene (Richard) Wenzinger, Miller City, Danilda Lee, Bowling Green, Donna (Tom) Barlage, Miller City and Carolyn Schmitz, Glandorf. He was preceded in death by siblings: Lawrence Westrick, Eugene Westrick, Evelyn Drummer, Paul Westrick, Mary Catherine Hyman and Harold Westrick.
His Farewell Services… Friends will be received in the Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Bavaria on Tuesday from 3-7:00 pm and again on Wednesday at 10:00 am. Mass of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at 11:00 am with Father Nick Cunningham officiating. Due to health concerns, a mask is required; social distancing is encouraged and the number of visitors will be regulated at any given time for admittance. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Contributions in Art’s memory can be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church or PSI (Patient Service Inc.).
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