Former Osgood resident Edward Joseph Drees, 49, of Louisville, Ky., died July 18, 2004, at his residence following an extended illness.
He was born Aug. 19, 1954, in Darke County, to Urban and Rita Seger Drees. His father and stepmother, Pauline Drees, survive in Osgood.
Also surviving are three brothers, Daniel (Sue) and Brian (Kelly), all of Columbus, and Kevin (Lisa) of Versailles; two stepbrothers, Jeffrey (Brenda) Schemmel, Fort Loramie, and John (Rita) Schemmel, Osgood; and a stepsister, Janice (David) Clune, St. Henry.
A sister, Deborah Ann, is deceased.
A hair stylist, he owned and operated a salon in Louisville. He graduated from Marion Local High School and Ohio State University.
A funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, Osgood, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial will follow at St. Martin Cemetery, Osgood.
Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles, has charge of arrangements. There is no visitation.
Mercer County native Ruby D. Jenkins, 70, a resident of Union Christel Manor Nursing Home in Union City, died July 17, 2004, at Wayne Hospital, Greenville.
She was born July 15, 1934, in Liberty Township, to Russell and Nancy Stoll Jenkins.
Surviving are a brother, Bevan (Betty) Jenkins, Celina; and a sister, Violet (Raymond) Wells, Waco, Texas.
Deceased are three brothers, Byron, Basil and Grant Jenkins, and a sister, Virginia Jenkins.
Graveside services are 11 a.m. Thursday at Wabash Cemetery, the Rev. Tom Christen officiating.
W.H. Dick & Sons Funeral Home, Celina, has charge of arrangements. There is no visitation.
Contributions can be made to the nursing home.
Carl Seger Sr.
Carl A. Seger Sr., 80, 84 Eastview Drive, Fort Loramie, died at 10:40 p.m. July 17, 2004, at his residence.
He was born Aug. 5, 1923, in Fort Loramie, to Joseph and Cecelia Wuebker Seger. On May 18, 1957, he married Mary Geise Monnin who survives.
Also surviving are five sons, Carl Jr. (Cindi) Seger and Michael (Rose) Monnin, all of Fort Loramie, Jeffrey (Kendra) Seger, Newport, Steven (Rita) Monnin, Botkins, and Richard (Mary) Monnin, Sidney; three daughters, Mary Beth Seger and Bonnie (Joseph) Sturm, all of Sidney, and Diana (John) Hoying, St. Henry; and a son-in-law, Dennis Boerger, Sidney.
Other survivors include a brother, Edward (Charlene) of Sidney; a sister, Esther of Fort Loramie; two brothers-in-law, Robert Gray and Richard Middendorf, both of Fort Loramie; three sisters-in-law, Rita Seger, Fort Loramie, Bertha Seger, Yorkshire, and Mary Ann Seger, Minster; 23 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Patricia Boerger; four brothers, Jerome, Urban and fellow triplets, Henry and Fred; and four sisters, Edna Frazier, Marie Niekamp, Erma Middendorf and Florence Gray.
He retired from Minster Machine Co. in 1987. He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church, an owner of White Oak Lake and a member, past commander, firing squad member and chicken frier at American Legion Post 355, all of Fort Loramie. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II and was a prisoner of war and a Purple Heart recipient.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery with military rites by the American Legion.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. today and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.