Monday, November 23rd, 2009
William Mescher, 64, 201 Stewart Ave., Sidney, died of natural causes at 9:30 a.m. Nov. 20, 2009, at his residence.
He was born Oct. 31, 1945, to Norbert and Virginia Carlin Mescher. On Sept. 23, 1972, he married Lois Jean Meyer, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, Kevin (Sarah) Mescher, St. Henry; two daughters, Lynn Mescher and Christa Mescher, both of Sidney; sisters, Paula (Ned) Hileman, Rockford, and Helen "Butch" Jacobs, Coldwater; brothers-in-law, Kenneth (Ginger) Meyer, Piqua, Wayne (Annette) Meyer, Minster, and Edward O'Meara, Dayton; a sister-in-law, Sarah Sue Mescher, Georgia; and one grandchild.
Deceased are a brother, Tom Mescher; a brother-in-law, Don Jacobs; and a sister-in-law, Barb O'Meara.
A member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, he was a Navy veteran having served on the USS Forrestal, 1967-69. He was a member of Coldwater American Legion and a former member of Mercer County EMS Coldwater Squad. He was active in Operation Freedom support. He retired from Minster Machine after 36 years of service.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Burial will follow at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater, with military honors by the Coldwater American Legion.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.