Tuesday, August 21st, 2012
Thomas F. Morsey, 87, Minster, died Aug. 20, 2012, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
He was born Aug. 6, 1925, in Minster, to Oliver and Ann Thobe Morsey. On May 8, 1948, he married Mary L. Holtzhauer, who survives.
Other survivors are his children, Jay (Barb) Morsey, Minster, David (Joanne) Morsey, Punta Gorda, Fla., Helen (Gary) Westrick, Maumee, Allen (Diane) Morsey, Plain City, Karen (Mark) Anders, Cincinnati, Douglas (Brenda) Morsey, Minster, and Dorothy (Dan) Weaver, Minster; 24 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is an infant brother, Norman Morsey.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, and a 1943 graduate of Minster High School. He was a former member of the board of directors of Minster Bank for 28 years and retired in 1984. He also was an original member of the board of directors of Community Lanes Bowling Center, Minster, and Minster Civic Association.
He retired in 1984 as owner and operator of Frank Morsey and Sons Egg Processing Plant, Minster. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II, a Purple Heart recipient, and a member of American Legion Post 387, Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating. Burial with full military honors by the Minster Firing Squad is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-9:30 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions may be made to the Minster Area Life Squad.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.