Monday, September 14th, 2009
Former Rossburg resident Raymond U. "Ray" Depweg, 85, Greenville, died Sept. 11, 2009, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville.
He was born in Chickasaw to Francis and Catherine Bruns Depweg. His wife Mary C. "Eileen" Kaiser Depweg is deceased.
Surviving are his children: Gary (Pam) Depweg, Osgood, and Ellen (Bruce) Hetzler, Greenville; a brother, Wilford Depweg; and two sisters, Viola Strukamp and Edna Wimmers; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He and his wife owned and operated the former Depweg's Grocery in Rossburg. He served the village of Rossburg in several capacities including fire chief for the Rossburg Fire Department. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U. S. Army. He was a member of the St. Mary's Catholic church, Greenville.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held today at the church, the Rev. John White officiated. Burial took place in the church cemetery.
Calling was held Sunday at Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home, Greenville.