Tuesday, January 9th, 2018
William F. Doseck, 99, formerly of Botkins, died 3:32 A.M. Friday, January 5, 2018, at Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community, where he had resided for many years.
He was born August 21, 1918, in Auglaize County, Ohio, the son of Edward and Theresa (Becker) Doseck. He married Marjorie Stienecker on December 9, 1939, and she preceded him in death on November 19, 2008.
He is survived by his children: James (Janet) Doseck of New Bremen; Suzanne (Richard) Trost of New Carlisle, Ohio; Wilma (Louis) Fogelsong of Ironton, Ohio; Virginia (John) Webb of Sidney, Ohio. He is survived by his 11 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and 16 great-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his siblings: Theresia Fellowes of Sebring, Florida; Nick Doseck of New Knoxville; Phillip Doseck of Saint Marys.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and by his siblings: Joe Doseck; Charles Doseck, Laura Mosler, Frederick Doseck and Edward Doseck.
Bill was a retired farmer. He was a member of Faith Alliance Church in New Bremen, and the Gideons International. He enjoyed woodworking and sharing his faith, and made two mission trips to Haiti. He was very active in the woodworking shop at Otterbein Saint Marys. He will be remembered for constructing the memorial and register stands at Otterbein.
Funeral rites will be held 1:00 P.M. Saturday, January 13, 2018, in the Meyer Community Chapel on the campus of Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, Saint Marys.
Friends may call from 11:00 A.M. until the time of services on Saturday at Otterbein, where memorial gifts may be given to Otterbein Saint Marys, Grand Lake Hospice or Gideons International.
Mr. Doseck's funeral arrangements are entrusted to the Miller Funeral Home in Saint Marys. Condolences may be sent to his family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.