Edward Ulrich, 74, of Delphos, passed away from a sudden illness on Tuesday, December 14, 2020, at St. Rita’s Medical Center. He was born in Bucyrus on June 4, 1946, to Friel and Miriam Ulrich. On August 12, 1972, he was united in marriage to Kathy Thompson. She survives in Delphos.
Ed is also survived by two sons, Andrew Ulrich of Lima and Scott (Diana) Ulrich of Columbus; one grandson, Griffin Ulrich of Columbus; sisters, Virginia (Paul) Nuechterlein of Worthington, and Mary (John) Wilson of Jenera; sister-in-law, Nelldene Babcock of Gahanna; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and a son, Matthew Ulrich.
Ed was a 1964 graduate of Upper Sandusky High School and a 1972 graduate of Capital University. He served in the U.S. Army from 1967-1970. He retired from farming in 2018. Ed was a substitute teacher for many years at Delphos Jefferson where he became an honorary Wildcat in 2013. He served as President of the Administrative Board for both Morris Chapel and Trinity United Methodist Church. He was on the board of directors and served as President of the Board of Directors at Tender Times Childcare. He was a founding member of the Delphos Area Car Club. Ed was a Farm Bureau Trustee, Member of the Ohio Soybean Council, and on the Delphos Canal Commission Board of Trustees. He was the Zoning Inspector for Marion Township for many years.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, December 18, 2020, at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery. Military grave rites will be performed by the Delphos Veterans Council. Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 17, 2020, and one hour prior to funeral services at Harter and Schier Funeral Home. Family is requesting that masks be worn during visitation and funeral services.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Matt Ulrich Foundation or Tender Times Childcare.
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