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Obituaries: Frederick "Fred" Joseph Kress


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Caldwell formerly of Miltonsburg
Frederick “ Fred” J. Kress age 71, of Caldwell, Oh passed away March 8th, 2014 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Oh. He was born at Miltonsburg on December 28, 1942 a son of Martha Burkhart and the late George Kress of Woodsfield, Oh.
Fred was a former coal miner and a member of St. Mary’s Immaculate Conception Church in Fulda where he was a member of the Ushers club. He proudly served his country joining the Army and serving in the Vietnam War. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose Caldwell Oh, American Legion, Belle Valley Post and a member of the V.F.W. Post in Caldwell, Ohio.

In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a brother- in- law Butch Griffin.

Surviving in addition to his mother are his wife Genevieve Crum Kress whom he married on December 30,2006; 1 son Joe ( Connie )Kress of Jerusalem, Oh; 2 step-daughters Rita ( Eric) Innocenti of Wadsworth, Oh Linda (Brent) Greathouse of New Philadelphia; 1 step-son Brian(Kassandra)Shafer of Sarahsville, OH; 3 sisters Evelyn Griffin of Alliance, Helen(Jerry) Dillon of Canton, Chris(Joe) Hoff of Woodsfield; 5 brothers Bob(Darlene) Kress of Burns Harbor In., Clem(Sharon)Kress of Lewisville, Bill(Lori)Kress of Canton, Ralph(Lucia)Kress and George Kress of Bakersfield Ca; 1 grandson Hayden Kress; 3 step-grandchildren Taylor and Alex Innocenti; Brice Greathouse and a step-grandchild on the way.
He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and friends.

To send flowers or leave words of comfort for the family, please visit the funeral home’s web site at www.ChandlerFuneralHome.net, find us on Facebook or call our caring staff at 732-1311.
Friends will be received Wednesday March 12,2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM, with a Vigil Service at 4:00 PM at the Chandler Funeral Home 609 West Street Caldwell, OH 43724.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM Thursday March13, 2014 at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Fulda , with Rev. Father Wayne Morris serving as Celebrant. Military Services will be conducted by the Noble County Veterans Council. Cremation will be observed and Inurnment will be held at the convenience of the family.
Chandler Funeral Home - Caldwell

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