Monday, October 9th, 2006
Douglas Richard Meier, 20, of Pittsenbarger Road, Versailles, died the morning of Oct. 7, 2006, following an electrical accident at a farm on state Route 47, Versailles.
He was born Aug. 31, 1986, in Coldwater, to Dale D. and Jane L. Selhorst Meier.
Also surviving are three sisters, Lisa (Gary) Bertke, Maria Stein, Karen (Tim) Paul, New Bremen, and Amy (Jim) Dirksen, Maria Stein; and a grandmother, Bertha Selhorst, Coldwater.
Deceased is a brother, Craig, who also was killed in the same accident.
He was a farmer, a substitute driver for the Greenville office of the U.S. Postal Service and worked for Shardo's Pallets, Willowdell. He was a 2005 graduate of Versailles High School, where he was active in the Industrial Technology Club. He also was active in FFA, achieved the State Farmers Degree and won at state with the Dairy Judging Team. He was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, where he served as usher. He was a substitute bowler for McBo's Tuesday Night Bowling League.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to Friends of the Hole Field Foundation.