Friday Night
65°
Chance Thunderstorms
66%
Saturday
77°
Chance Thunderstorms
34%
Saturday Night
64°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
24%
Sunday
82°
Mostly Cloudy
14%
Sunday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Monday
82°
Partly Sunny
5%
Monday Night
61°
Partly Cloudy
12%
Tuesday
84°
Chance Thunderstorms
28%
Tuesday Night
70°
Chance Thunderstorms
50%
Wednesday
86°
Chance Thunderstorms
51%
Wednesday Night
72°
Slight Chance Thunderstorms
22%
3 Day
Extended
Thursday, November 29th, 2007
Floyd Echeman
Floyd J. "Red" Echeman, 79, of Versailles, died at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 27, 2007, at the Versailles Health Care Center.
He was born July 12, 1928, in Russia, to Henry and Estella Mangen Echeman.
Surviving are a companion, Libby Wood, Lima; two sons, John (Sharon), Versailles, and Mark P. (Sherry), Greenville; two daughters, Angela (Dennis) Pittsenbarger, Greenville, and Barbara (Curtis) Brandewie, Versailles; two sisters, Rita (Wilfrid) Holscher and Mary Lou Echeman, all of Minster; seven grandchildren, three stepgrandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two stepgreat-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, George and Bernard "Barney."
He formerly worked for Omar Bread and at Tate Manufacturing, Copeland Corp., Sidney, and Poeppelman Gravel Pit, Bradford. A U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, he was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church and the Fraternal Order of Eagles, both of Versailles, American Legion, Osgood, and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ansonia.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial is at St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 5-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, with military rites conducted by the Versailles Veteran's Honor Guard.
Contributions can be made to the Versailles Health Care Center.
Condolences can be made at www.zecharbailey.com.