Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Melvin J. Evers, 79, Fort Recovery, died Jan. 30, 2012, at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Feb. 25, 1932, in Fort Recovery to Stephen and Agnes Fiely Evers. On May 16, 1953, he married Mary Voskuhl, who survives.
Also surviving are children, Mike (Mary) Evers, Marion (Jayma) Evers, Marvin Evers and Martin (Heather) Evers, all of Fort Recovery, Marilyn (Ernest) Wendel, St. Henry, Madonna Evers, Edmonton, Ky., Mary Agnes (Chris) Moorman, St. Henry, Martha (Scott) Trobridge, Fort Recovery, and Margaret "Peg" (Gary) Lange, St. Henry; siblings, Paul (Rogene) Evers, St. Marys, Eugene (Ann) Evers, St. Henry, Joan (Ernest) Wenning, New Bremen, and Eileen (George) Delzeith, St. Henry; 22 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a sister, Norma Wenning, and three grandchildren.
He was a member of St. Wendelin Catholic Church in Wendelin and Tri-State Tractor & Gas Engine Association. He was employed by Les Wenning Ford, Fort Recovery Equity and Hull Brothers, all of Fort Recovery. He was a retired farmer.
Service is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Benedict Magabe officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:45 a.m. Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Condolences may be left at brockmanboeckmanfh.com.