Philip E Doseck

July 11, 1925 ~ November 8, 2020 (age 95)


Philip E. Doseck, 95, of Saint Marys, died 11:01 P.M. Sunday, November 8, 2020, at his residence.

He was born July 11, 1925, in Auglaize County, Ohio, the son of Edward and Theresia (Becher) Doseck.


He married Ruth Hodapp on September 25, 1948, in Saint Marys, and she preceded him in death on November 19, 2015.

He is survived by his children: Elaine Oehrtman of Saint Marys; Dennis (Marilyn) Doseck of Saint Marys; Deb (Mike) Jutte of Saint Marys; Nancy (Chuck) Cron of Saint Marys; Mary (John) Cooper of Saint Marys; Peg (Holland) Slone, Jr. of Saint Marys; Dave (Debbie) Doseck of Saint Marys; Beth (Steve Dzendzel) Shaffner of Celina. He is also survived by his 26 grandchildren and by  54 great-grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; an infant son, Douglas Doseck; two sons-in-law, Tim Oehrtman and Richard McMurray; by his siblings: Bill Doseck; Charles Doseck; Joe Doseck; Laura Mosler; Theresia Fellows; Fred Doseck; Nick Doseck; Edward Doseck.


Philip was a lifelong farmer. He served in the US Navy during WWII.

He was a member of Walnut Grove United Methodist Church. He dedicated his life to farming and taking care of his family.


Private, immediate family only funeral rites will be held 10:30 A.M. Thursday, November 12, 2020, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, the Reverend Tim Benjamin, officiant. Burial, with military honors, will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.

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In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be given to either State of the Heart Hospice or Walnut Grove United Methodist Church.


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