Monday, July 18th, 2011
Alvin E. May, 73, St. Henry, died at 5:15 p.m. July 16, 2011, at Triumph Hospital, Lima.
He was born May 3, 1938, in St. Anthony to Charles and Mary Buschur May. On June 25, 1960, he married Shirley Adams, who survives in St. Henry.
Also surviving are six children, Cynthia May, St. Henry, Patricia Abels, Coldwater, Richard (Theresa) May, Celina, Brian (Connie) May, Coldwater, Scott (Suzanne) May, Buckland, and David (Pamela) May, Ohio City; six siblings, Donald (Dolores) May, Coldwater, Kenneth (Karen) May, Fort Wayne, Ind., William (Beth) May, St. Marys, Robert (Nancy) May, Celina, Raymond (Donna) May, Celina, and Marty (Mike) Krieg, Coldwater; two brothers-in-law, Donald (Jean) Adams, Coldwater, and Michael (Connie) Adams, Celina; 17 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Virginia May; a sister-in-law, Jeannie May; and a grandchild.
He was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, Philothea, the mens society of the church, Coldwater Eagles and a social member of Coldwater American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He retired from Crown Controls, New Bremen.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Walling officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.