October 31, 2001 - December 17, 2019
Jonathan Louis Gehret,
Age 18, of Cramer Road, Versailles, passed away suddenly following a recreational accident in Brown Township, Ansonia, Ohio, on Tuesday evening, December 17, 2019. He was born October 31, 2001, in Troy, Ohio, to Brian and Cheryl (Otte) Gehret who survive at home. Also surviving are two brothers, Benjamin and Nicholas Gehret; his girl-friend, Grace McEldowney of Versailles; grandparents, Joe & Judy Otte of North Star and Cyril & Margie (dec.) Gehret of Yorkshire; uncles & aunts: Curt & Kelly Otte of Cassella, Linda Otte of North Star, Jason Otte (dec. infant), Lisa & Brian Rosenbeck of Yorkshire, Krista & Justin Guggenbiller of Coldwater, Doug & Jill Otte of Minster, Janet & Doug Steinbrunner of Versailles, Karen & Steve Mangen of Yorkshire, Kevin & Angie Gehret of Fort Loramie, Joyce & Tom Peterson of St. Marys and Brenda & Ben Mescher of Allen, MI as well as numerous great uncles & aunts, cousins and friends.
Mr. Gehret was a senior at Versailles High School. He had also been employed part time at AL Smith Trucking Inc. and Ben Schmitmeyer's dairy farm. Jonathan was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church. He had been active in FFA and enjoyed showing Poultry at the Darke County Fair. Jonathan was also an avid outdoorsman, he loved dirt bike riding, hunting, fishing and most recently, kayaking.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM, Monday, December 23, 2019, at St. Denis Church in Versailles with Rev. James Simons presiding. Interment will follow at St. Valbert Cemetery. Friends may call Sunday 3:00 to 8:00 PM and Monday 8:30 to 9:30 AM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Memorials may be made to charities of donor's choice. Private condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.