Thursday, January 10th, 2008
Kenneth J. Metzger, 86, 05680 Auglaize County Road 33A,St. Marys died at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 8, 2008, at the Valley Nursing Home in St. Marys.
He was born June 1, 1921, in rural Wapakoneta, to Clarence and Caroline Mosler Metzger. On Dec. 25, 1940, he married Treva Brodbeck, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Cheryl (Robert "Buzz") Howard of St. Marys; two granddaughters and two great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a brother, Paul Metzger; a sister, Louetta Morris; and a grandson.
He retired from Parker-Hannifin Corp. Cylinder Division, St. Marys, worked at the former St. Marys Woolen Mill and was a tailor. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, St. Marys, and was a leader for the Boy Scouts of America. He was a 1939 graduate of the former Blume High School, Wapakoneta.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating. Burial is at Elm Grove Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 3-6 p.m. Friday at Miller-Long & Folk Funeral Home, High Street Chapel, in St. Marys, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the church.
Contributions can be made to the Thomas A. Howard Scholarship Fund.
Condolences can be made at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.