Tuesday, September 29th, 2009
Leon W. Jung, 81, 814 Lake Ave., St. Marys, died at 7:55 p.m. Sept. 27, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Feb. 19, 1928, in Shelby County, to Christian and Lenora May Jung. On July 22, 1954, he married Virginia Speckman, who died Aug. 22, 2004.
Surviving are two children, Steven (Stephanie) Jung, North Warren, Pa., and Jeannine (Bradley) Goodwin, St. Marys; a special friend, Ruth Holscher, Osgood; his siblings, Ralph Jung, Sidney, Madella Heidt, New Knoxville, and Gertrude Miller, Columbus Grove; and two grandchildren.
Deceased are siblings, Lester, Nelson and Victor Jung, Francis Warner, Annie Tontrup and LaRose Jung.
He retired from Hoge Lumber Company, New Knoxville, where he was a master carpenter. He was a member of Wayne Street United Methodist Church and made the cross which hangs above the altar of the church. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion, both in St. Marys, and a 1946 graduate of Anna High School. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Korean War.
Services are 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Mary Kay Brown officiating. Burial, with military rites, is at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to Grand Lake Hospice or Wayne Street United Methodist Church Building Fund.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfuneralhomes.net.