SIDNEY - Edward C. Freytag, 85, 323 Jefferson St., Sidney, passed away of natural causes at his residence on Monday, July 15, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.
He was born April 6, 1928, in Fort Loramie, the son of Edward C. and Ethel (Speckman) Freytag Sr. and they are deceased.
He was married on Sept. 6, 1954, to Betty Culpepper, and she survives along with one daughter, Caroline Freytag Heinen, and her husband, Matthey, of Olathe, Kan. Also surviving are two brothers, James Freytag, of Sidney, and Paul Freytag and wife, Irene, of Minster; and three grandchildren, Mitchell, Madison and Joseph Heinen.
He was a graduate of the University of Dayton with a bachelor's degree in business. He served in the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. He had been self-employed as a brick and stone contractor in Sidney. He was a member of the Engineering Club in Dayton and was a member of Holy Angels Catholic Church in Sidney.
The body will be cremated and there are no calling hours or funeral services. Burial will take place at a later date.
Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home in Sidney is handling the funeral services.
Condolences may be expressed to the Freytag family on Salm-McGill and Tangeman Funeral Home's website at www.salm-mcgillandtangemanfh.com.
Salm Mcgill & Tangeman Funeral Home
502 S. Ohio Ave.
Sidney, OH 45365
Published in Sidney Daily News on July 16, 2013