Monday, July 6th, 2009
Former Wendelin resident Alvin H. Post, 78, 312 Kenneth Drive, St. Henry, died at 11:15 a.m. July 2, 2009, at The Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born Sept. 24, 1930, in Wendelin to John and Cordula Guggenbiller Post. On Sept. 5, 1956, he married Alice Homan, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Ivo (Linda) Post, Maria Stein, Jerry (Joretta) Post, St. Henry, and Chuck (Kathy) Post, Fort Recovery; five daughters, Bernice (John) Reichert, Maria Stein, Patty (Marvin) Uhlenhake, Coldwater, Sally Post, St. Henry, Angie (Paul) Mangen, Versailles, and Mary Jo Post, Dayton; a brother, Ben (Joan) Post, St. Henry; two sisters, Alma (Orville) Ranly, Coldwater, and Mary (Jim) Faller, New Weston; two brothers-in-law, Leon Vondrell, Fort Recovery, and Henry Drees, St. Marys; and 16 grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Eugene, Gregor, Zeno and Hugo Post; and four sisters, Rita Nerderman, Agnes Fullenkamp, Zita Drees and Rosaline Vondrell.
He retired from farming and was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church and its Men's Society, the Fort Recovery American Legion and the Mercer County Farm Bureau, and was a veteran of the U.S. Army.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Tony Fortman officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery with military honors conducted at graveside.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.