Orville Chambers (1921 - 2017)

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MINSTER — Orville "Dub" C. Chambers, age 95, of Minster, Ohio, died at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, April 23, 2017, at his home around Lake Loramie.

He was born on Nov. 6, 1921, in Fort Loramie to the late Elmer and Mabel (Severn) Chambers. He married Helen Robbins on May 17, 1946, in Fort Loramie and she survives.

He was preceded in death by brothers and sisters, Bernice R. Paulus, Roy and Frieda Chambers, Russell "Buddy " and Evelyn Chambers, Alice and John Musser, Evelyn and Robert Conner and Florence and Lee Drees.

Orville worked at the Minster Coal Yard in his early years and retired from the Fort Loramie State Park after 27 years of work. He was a founder of the Rumly Independent Baptist Church and a deacon there. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army during WW II where he was a Purple Heart recipient. Orville played baseball for many years with Brucken's Baseball team.

Funeral services will be held on 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, 2017, at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster, with Pastor Ernie Jones officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 8 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until service time on Friday.

Condolences may be left at

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Hogenkamp Sons, Inc.
Minster, OH 45865-1233
(419) 628-2341
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Published in Sidney Daily News from Apr. 23 to Apr. 24, 2017