Carl F. Troesch

November 10, 2020

Carl Fredrick Troesch, age 95, of Marysville, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Walnut Crossing Assisted Living. He was a retired associate of Westreco, Inc. where he worked for many years as a lab technician. He and his late wife, Helen, founded and operated The Lighthouse Christian Bookstore, originally located at the corner of Fifth and Court Streets and which later moved to 122 North Court Street. They retired after operating the bookstore for 25 years. A veteran of the United States Army during World War II, he was a member of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where he was baptized and confirmed his faith.  He grew up on his family’s homestead on Robinson Road and throughout the years, helped his son with farming duties. He enjoyed “tinkering,” creating inventions and traveling and camping with his family. Above all, he was a loving husband and devoted father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He was born April 20, 1925 in Marysville, Ohio to the late Emil and Selma Rausch Troesch. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 61 years, Helen L. Brockmann Troesch; his grandson, Paul “Adam” Troesch; a brother, Lutrelle Troesch; a sister and brother-in-law, Burdetta and Roy Scheiderer; a sister-in-law, Maxine Troesch; and a niece, Nacrina LaVann.  He is survived by his daughter, Brenda (Marvin) Loudermilk of Marysville; his son, Paul (Julie) Troesch of Marysville; two grandchildren, Kristen Troesch of Hilliard and A. J. (Cassandra) Shope of Chesterfield, Missouri; his great-grandchildren, Ethan, Eva and Heidi (due in February 2021); a niece, Barbara (Robert) Campbell of Powell; two nephews, David (Teresa) Troesch of Marysville and Jonathan Scheiderer of Powell; and many other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held 11 a.m., Monday, November 16, 2020 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church where the family will receive friends one-hour prior to the service. Rev. Jacob D. Heino will officiate and burial will be beside his wife in the church cemetery with full military honors. Memorial contributions may be made to the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association. Underwood Funeral Home is assisting the family where condolences may be expressed at


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