Brian Langmeier, 44

Brian Langmeier, 44May 12, 1967 — Nov. 10, 2011Brian Allen Langmeier, 44, of Columbia City, and formerly of Chillicothe, Ohio, passed away at 5:20 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011 at Parkview Hospital, Fort Wayne.Born May 12, 1967, in Janesville, Wisc. he was the son of Albert Arthur and Garnet R. (Gavin) Langmeier.He attended Parker Senior High School and completed his education at Madison Area Tech College.His formative years were spent in Wisconsin. As a young man, he moved to Seattle, Wash., moving to Columbia City, in 2001 and for the past nine years he resided in Ohio. He formerly worked at Schwan Foods, CiCi Pizza as a manager and in various airline, landscaping and restaurant management positions. He served on the board of directors for the AIDS Task Force in Chillicothe, Ohio.Survivors include his mother, Garnet R. “Ginger” Tonkel, of Columbia City; father, Albert A. Langmeier of Janesville, Wisc.; sister, Kim Ann Langmeier of Janesville, Wisc.; paternal grandmother, Elva Langmeier of Janesville, Wisc.; and several nephews, nieces, aunts and uncles. He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Norbert Langmeier, maternal grandparents, Frank F. and Garnet A. Stevens and step-father, Charles M. Tonkel.A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, November 18, 2011 at DeMoney-Grimes Countryside Park Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City with visitation one hour prior to the service. Pastor Chris VanBuskirk of Centerpoint Church will be officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul of the Cross Catholic Cemetery. Memorials may be given in memory of Mr. Langmeier to the AIDS Task Force, Chillicothe, Ohio.Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Please visit to send family condolences or sign the guest register.