Friday, November 9th, 2007
Eugene Jerome Schilling, 87, 401 N. Cedar St., Coldwater, died Nov. 8, 2007, at his home.
He was born Jan. 25, 1920, in Logan, to Phillip and Philomena Thoma Schilling. On June 9, 1945, he married Marie Osterfeld, who survives.
Other survivors are three sons, Michael (Dawn), Celina, Jerry (Beth), New Harmony, Ind., and Ronnie (Shawndie), Albion, Ill.; two daughters, Nancy (Joe) Harting, Celina, and Julia (Mark) King, Rockford; a brother, Ralph (Irene), Coldwater; a sister, Helene Doll, Coldwater; nine grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, four stepgreat-grandchildren and a stepgreat-great-grandchild.
Deceased are two brothers, Vincent and Regis; three sisters, Edna Janowicz, Ruth Busch and Esther Jones; and a grandchild.
He retired from the former New Idea plant in Coldwater. A U.S. Army veteran, he served as an engineer in the military, and was past commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5135, Coldwater. He also was a former member of the Disabled American Veterans and Civilian Conservation Corps in Vale, Ore. He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and its Holy Name Society.
Private family services will be held.
Arrangements are being handled by Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be made at www.hogenkampfh.com.