Monday, December 10th, 2007
Edward H. "Bud" Swink, 87, 79 W. Second St., Minster, died at 11:31 p.m. Dec. 7, 2007, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
He was born May 28, 1920, in Wapakoneta, to Ralph and Johanna Jacobs Swink. On May 13, 1950, he married Norma A. Bills, who survives.
Other survivors are two sons, Gary (Peg), Lansdale, Pa., and Tom (Amy), Lexington, Ky.; three daughters, Connie (Bruce) Kane, Marco Island, Fla., Kathy and Pam (Ed) Blake, all of Cincinnati; 10 grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
Deceased are a son, Michael; and a sister, Bonnie Jolissaint.
He retired from Minster Machine Co. He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Minster Civic Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Knights of Columbus, both of Minster, and was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial will be at a later date at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-9:45 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to United Cerebral Palsy.