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Wednesday, July 28th, 2010
Arthur Drees
Arthur P. Drees, 83, Minster, died at 1:10 p.m. July 26, 2010, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton.
He was born Dec. 19, 1926, in Coldwater, to Bernard and Elizabeth Streacker Drees. On May 6, 1950, he married Rosalie Noonan Drees, who died March 15, 2009.
Surviving are nine children, James (Marion) Drees, San Angelo, Texas, Gregory (Linda) Drees, Amarillo, Texas, Emily (Jeff) Pence, Urbana, Diane (Dennis) Worthington, Sidney, Jerome Drees, Fort Jennings, Mary Sue (Luke) Muhlenkamp and Theresa (Allen) Muhlenkamp, Portland, Ind., John Drees, Minster, and Barbara Drees, Minster; a sister, Vera (Richard) Wuebker, Versailles; a sister-in-law, Ruth Drees, Coldwater; 29 grandchildren and 23 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Ralph, Harold, Luke and Ivo Drees; four sisters, Henrietta Muhlenkamp, Leona Schoen, Olivia Wapplehorst and Marcella Wapplehorst; a grandchild and a great-grandchild.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, the Knights of Columbus, Fraternal Order of Eagles 1391, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion and Minster Firing Squad, all of Minster. He was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the 82nd Airborne in Germany. He retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in St. Marys after 43 years.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Louis Schmit officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-9:30 a.m. Monday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
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