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Gard Funeral Home & Cremation Services - Eaton
Saturday August 20th, 2022
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Carroll Orville "C.O." Ulrich

Carroll Orville “C.O.” Ulrich, age 90, of Eaton, OH passed away on Sunday, August 14, 2022 at Vancrest of Eaton Health Care Center.  He was born May 16, 1932 in Gratis, OH to the late Orville and Suzie Ulrich.  He played basketball and graduated from Lanier High School; and was a U.S. Army veteran during the Korean War.  He retired as a District Manager from Western-Southern Life Insurance, retiring in 1987; was a lifelong Preble County farmer; was a member of Eaton First Presbyterian Church; and was an avid Ohio State, Cincinnati Reds, Cincinnati Bengals and college basketball fan.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Marjorie Wood; brother Gordon Ulrich; and granddaughter Chelsea Hanson.  He is survived by his wife of 43 years Penny Ulrich; son Douglas (Karen) Ulrich; daughter Gail Jean Ulrich; daughter Kelly McCarty; son Tim (Jenny) McCarty; grandchildren: Mica, Devon, Makole, David Douglas, Monica, Daniel, Wyatt, Alex and Olivia; 11 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 20, 2022 from 11:00 am until time of funeral service at 1:00 pm at the Gard Funeral Home, 226 W. Main Street, Eaton, OH.  Burial will follow at Mound Hill Cemetery in Eaton.  Memorial contributions may be sent to The Common Good Food Pantry, 113 South Cherry Street, Eaton, OH 45320 or online at www.commongoodpreble.org.  Online condolence and other remembrances may be sent by visiting www.gardfuneralhome.com.


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Commodore Preble Chapter, NSDAR, extends their condolences to the family and friends of Carroll O. Ulrich, a U.S. Army veteran. Thank you for his service.

Cookie Young, DAR Aug 21 2022 8:27 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carroll Orville "C.O." Ulrich

Donna (Maggard)Stukins Aug 21 2022 11:11 AM

My sincere sympathy !

Sharon Kramer Aug 19 2022 2:06 PM

Kelly, we are so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers for you and your family.❤️🙏

Scott & Roxy Glander Aug 19 2022 10:11 AM

so sorry for your loss. thoughts and prayers are with all of your family.

cynthia d vosler Aug 19 2022 8:09 AM

• My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek. • I offer you my thoughts, prayers and well-wishes during this dark time in your life. Jean Dawson

Jean Dawson Aug 18 2022 8:03 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carroll Orville "C.O." Ulrich

Jean Dawson Aug 17 2022 9:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Carroll Orville "C.O." Ulrich

Kay Moses Aug 17 2022 9:08 PM

C.O. was a great guy and true gentleman. Also a ruthless euchre player with a twinkle in his eye! We’ll miss him always. Thoughts and prayers for Penny and all the family.

Joe and Linda DeLuca Aug 17 2022 5:04 PM

Dear Penny and family, we are holding you in our hearts and minds with prayers for your comfort at this time. With love, Bob and Jane Somers.

Jane and Bob Somers Aug 16 2022 9:01 PM

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