(9-21-22) Below are the funeral arrangements for Coldwater baseball coach Brian Harlamert who passed away yesterday.

Funeral Arrangements

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 AM held on Monday, September 26 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022, and 9-10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.


Brian Harlamert, 51, of Coldwater, died on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, at his home in Coldwater. He was born September 18, 1971, in Coldwater, Ohio. On January 14, 1995, he married Trisha (Muhlenkamp) Harlamert, and she survives in Coldwater. 

Brian is also survived by his mother Johanna Harlamert-Koesters and her husband Charles Koesters of Coldwater; children, Aaron Harlamert, Olivia Harlamert, Annelise Harlamert, and Evan Harlamert. Siblings and in-laws; Ben & Julie Harlamert of Troy and Bruce & Sara Harlamert of Coldwater. Mother and father-in-law, David & Marcia Muhlenkamp of Ft. Recovery, and in-laws, Chris and Tracy Muhlenkamp of Ft. Recovery, Sean & Jen Muhlenkamp of McComb, Michigan, Melissa & Charlie Knapke of Cincinnati, Kerry & Paz Muhlenkamp of St. Henry, Craig & Michele Muhlenkamp of Centerville, Kim & Randy Wermert of Loveland, Adam & Kelly Muhlenkamp of Ft. Recovery; also step-siblings, Rick & Vicky Koesters of St. Henry, Linda & Rick Stalder of Coldwater, Joe & Kelly Koesters of Pickerington, Bev & Pat Hoyng of Dublin, Dar & Eric Miller of Coldwater, and Julie & Kevin Lange of Coldwater. He was also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by father, Larry Harlamert. 

Brian was a devoted husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, teacher, and coach. He was a loving, trustworthy, and a do anything for you kind of guy with a magnetic personality who never knew a stranger.

He impacted the lives of many in and out of the classroom as a dedicated teacher at Coldwater Middle School for 27 years. Brian’s passion and love of baseball led him to a successful coaching career as the head Varsity Baseball coach at Coldwater High School for 25 years. He empowered his players and coaching staff through his knowledge and positive energy. Brian led his team to two state championships and was inducted into the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Hall of Fame this year.

He was a 1990 graduate of Coldwater High School and a 1994 graduate of the University of Dayton. After a successful college baseball career at the University of Dayton, he was inducted into the University of Dayton Hall of Fame in 2013.

Brian was a member of Holy Trinity Church of Coldwater. He was a member of the Coldwater Eagles, Coldwater Knights of Columbus, and the Ohio High School Baseball Coaches Association. Brian was the happiest on the field, at Lake James, or with his family and friends. He was a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Browns, the UD Flyers, and wouldn’t miss a chance to cheer on those Coldwater Cavaliers.

From Coach Harlamert’s Twitter account(April 25th, 2021 Tweet)