Gregor B. Evers, 91, 7097 Fort Recovery-Minster Road, Maria Stein, died at 4:45 p.m. March 29, 2005, at Briarwood Manor Nursing Home, Coldwater.
He was born March 3, 1914, in St. Rose, to Henry and Elizabeth Homan Evers. On Sept. 7, 1949, he married Stella P. Pleiman who survives.
Also surviving are two sons, Willard (Ellen) and Roger (Mary Lou), all of St. Rose; two daughters, Ann of Kettering and Elaine of St. Rose; and nine grandchildren.
An infant daughter, a brother and six sisters are deceased.
He was a farmer and a member of St. Rose Catholic Church and the Men's Sodality, both of St. Rose.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Kenneth Schroeder officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Alexander Koesters, 85, 6251 state Route 274, Celina, died at 8:35 p.m. March 30, 2005, at Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born April 12, 1919, in Mercer County, to Bernard and Catherine Link Koesters. On Sept. 1, 1943, he married Rita M. Roessner who died Dec. 29, 1995.
Surviving are six sons, Robert (Bonnie) of Ansonia, Norbert (Mary Lou) of Minster, Paul (Jeanne) of Plantation, Fla., Joe (Vera) of New Bremen, Carl (Cathy) of Fort Recovery, and Roger (Nancy) of Carthagena; seven daughters, Ginny (Herb) Nieport, Ansonia, Irene of Celina, Jane (Don) Prenger, Rose (Gary) Thieman, and Teresa (Steve) Wacker, all of Minster, Connie Hatcher, St. Marys, and Marge (Gordon) Luedeke, New Bremen; and 50 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Also surviving are a sister, Sister M. Assumpta Koesters, Celina; a foster sister, Pat (Walter) Harlett, St. Henry; a brother-in-law, Tom (Kate) Roessner, Bloomville; and four sisters-in-law, Leona Koesters, Antoinette Garrity and Belva Jean Roessner, all of St. Henry, and Loretta Schroer, Coldwater.
Deceased are five brothers, Ted, Florence, Leander, Brother Arthur and Richard; two sisters, Sister Justina and Sister Agatha; and two grandchildren.
He was a farmer, a chief engineer at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, and had worked in the maintenance department at Community Hospital, Coldwater. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Carthagena, Fraternal Order of Moose Lodge, N.A.I.M. of the North, and Knights of Columbus council 1991, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Tony Fortman officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to the St. Henry Rescue Squad.