Saturday, January 12th, 2013
Omar G. "Jeep" Patton, 69, Minster, died at 11 p.m. Jan. 10, 2013, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born Aug. 29, 1943, in Sidney to Waldo and Thelmo Fogt Patton, who preceded him in death. He was married on June 1, 1968, in Minster to Beverly Bergman, who survives in Minster.
Also surviving are children, Kirsten (Chris) Erbe of Panama City Beach, Fla., Tess (Doug) Voisard of Minster, and Kyle (Kelli) Patton of Florence, Ky.; seven grandchildren, Grant, Reagan, Nixon, Layne, Kane, Max and Koen; and a brother, William Patton.
Deceased is a granddaughter, Logan Voisard.
He was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church, Minster, Fraternal Order of Eagles 1391 of Minster and American Legion of Minster. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a tool maker and retired from Wayne Trail Tool Inc. of Fort Loramie.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Augustine Church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiant. Burial will follow at St. Augustine Cemetery. A full military service will be conducted by the Minster Firing Squad at the cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorial donations may be made to the Minster Fire Department and the Minster Area Life Squad.
Condolences may be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.