Friday, June 24, 2011

Gerald L. Kress (June 18, 2011)

Gerald L. Kress, 68, of Greenville died Saturday evening, June 18, 2011 at Covington Care Center, Covington. Mr. Kress was born in Montgomery County on May 29, 1943, the son of the late Ira and Pearl (Beaver) Kress. He was an employee of Honeywell (Fram) in Greenville retiring in 1999. Gerald was a Franklin Monroe Graduate. He was a Life Member of the Greenville Eagles #2177, and a member of the Greenville Elks Lodge. Gerald was preceded in death by a Granddaughter Lily Thobe, Sister Virginia Kress, and Brother Larry Kress. He is survived by Daughters Carissa Foster of Greenville, Kelly Kress and Special Friend Justin Thobe of Greenville, and Cassie Miller and husband Donald of Prescott, Wisconsin; Grandchildren Noah Miller, Owen Miller, Calvin Thobe, and Isis Thobe; Brother Roger Kress and wife Betty of Ansonia; Sisters Shirley Kinnison of Greenville, Erla McFall and husband George of Florida, and Donna Thompson and husband Greg of Beavercreek. Funeral Services will be held Noon on Friday, June 24, 2011 at the Kreitzer Funeral Home, Arcanum with Rev. John Wiltshire officiating. Burial will follow in Mote Cemetery. The family will receive relatives and friends Friday 1 hour before the time of services. Family suggests memorial contributions to Cancer Association of Darke County, 209 East Fourth Street, Greenville, Ohio 45331.