Tuesday, July 20th, 2010
Dale E. Sharp, 69, Minster, died July 18, 2010, at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton.
He was born April 7, 1941, in Minster, to Daryl and Virginia Carter Sharp. On Oct. 13, 1962, he married Shirley Schoen, who survives in Minster.
Also surviving are three sons, Shawn (Deb) Sharp, Tom (Tina) Sharp, all of Minster, and James (Bridget) Sharp, Troy; two sisters, Phyllis Kennedy, Tallahassee, Fla., and Jane Donovan, Hilliard; a sister-in-law, Patty Sharp, New Bremen; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant sister, Kathy; a brother, Jon; and two brothers-in-law, Jack Kennedy and Richard Donovan.
He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ in New Bremen. He also was a 4-H adviser with Minster Livestock for 27 years. He was a machinist at Minster Machine Company for 40 years, and following retirement, he was an associate at Walmart in Sidney for eight years.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Becky Erb Strang officiating. Burial is at the St. Augustine Cemetery in Minster.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Thursday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorials can be made to the Minster Area Life Squad and the Auglaize County 4-H Committee.