Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 23, 2011 12:24 pm EDT


DUBLIN — Joshua D. Obrecht, 26, of Dublin, passed away Monday, Sept. 19, 2011.

Josh was born June 14, 1985, in Olathe, Kan., to Jeffrey Obrecht and Kathryn (Free) Gantner, and graduated from Hilliard Davidson High School in 2003. For the past five years Josh worked for Safety Solutions Inc. in Dublin.

Josh is survived by his mother and stepfather, Kathryn (J.R.) Gantner of Whitehall; brother, Jeremy Obrecht of Florida; maternal grandparents, Leonard O. Sr. and Mary Ann Free of Lucas; paternal grandparents, Richard and Carol Obrecht of Ashland; aunts and uncles; cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father, Jeffrey Obrecht; and an uncle.

The family will receive friends Sept. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home, where a memorial service celebrating the life of Joshua D. Obrecht will be held at 4 p.m. Pastor Sanford Mitchell officiating.

For full obituary and condolences go to

Copyright The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.