Chester Vondenhuevel

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SIDNEY — Chester Ray Vondenhuevel, age 82, of Sidney, passed away peacefully on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, at his residence.

Chester Ray was born on March 15, 1932, in Shelby County, Ohio, to Charles and Arline (Liller) Vondenhuevel.

Chester Ray was married to Virginia Baxley Vondenhuevel on Nov. 17, 1956 and she preceded him in death on Feb. 29, 1996.

Chester Ray is survived by his children, Connie and John Rodeheffer, of Sidney, Debbie Vondenhuevel, of Sidney, Kathy Guillozet, of Piqua, Donald and Betty Vondenhuevel, of Sidney, Mark Vondenhuevel, of Sidney; brothers, Richard Vondenhuevel and Thomas Vondenhuevel, both of Sidney; sister-in-law, Barbara Jeanette Vondenhuevel, of Sidney; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.

Chester Ray was preceded in death by siblings, Charles Vondenhuevel Jr., Donald Vondenhuevel, Patricia Petersimes, Loretta Counts, Audrey Vondenhuevel; daughter-in-law, Ann Vondenhuevel; numerous sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law.

Chester Ray was a member of the Holy Angels Catholic Church and the Sidney American Legion Post 217. He had served his country in the Navy from 1951-1956 during the Korean conflict. He had retired as a truck driver from General Highway and Central Transit in Sidney and also enjoyed farming. In his spare time he loved to do woodworking. Chester Ray was very proud of his family and especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Funeral services for Chester Ray will be held at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the Adams Funeral Home, 1401 Fair Road, Sidney, with the Rev. Frank Amberger officiating.

Friends and family may call from 4 to 6 p.m., on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at the funeral home prior to services.

The family respectfully requests that memorial donations be made to the Ann Vondenhuevel Scholarship fund at Lehman High School, Sidney. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.

Adams Funeral Home has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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Published in Sidney Daily News from Aug. 19 to Aug. 20, 2014
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