Lorien (Schueler) CressFebruary 5, 1923 ~ July 17, 2017 (age 94)
Lorien (Schueler) Cress, 94, of Ossian, IN, passed away on Monday, July 17, 2017 in the Ossian Health & Rehabilition Center. She was born on February 5, 1923, in Adams County, IN, the daughter of the late Gustav and Matilda (Fackler) Schueler. On December 11, 1951, she married Orlando Fredrick Cress and after 42 years together, he preceded her in death on March 3, 1994.
She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church – Preble in Decatur, IN. She owned and operated the Cress Corner Salon in Auburn, IN, for over 40 years. She also was an avid gardener.
Lorien is survived by 2 step sons, Kimsey (Sandra) Cress of Ft. Wayne and Guy Steven (Connie) Cress of Phoenix, AZ; a step daughter, Bona Lou (Larry) Cress-Press of Ventura, CA; 2 brothers, Halden Schueler of Convoy, OH and Kenneth L. (Marlene) Schueler of Decatur; step grandchildren, Steve (Sarah) Dillon, Lucy (Mike) Kincaid, Tonya (Donnie) Morris, Todd Cress, Jonathan (Christina) Cress, Summer (Jason) Runyan, Kevin (Kristin) Cress, Greg Cress, and Kerri (Steve) Ryan; great grandchildren, Kennedy, Claire, Piper, Dillon, Reece, Ryan, Addison, Emmory, Ashton, Macie, Madelyn, Hunter, Jayse, Kyson, and Luke; numerous nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by a step son, John Fredrick Cress, a brother, Paul Schueler, 2 sisters, Mardella Reinhart and Ruth Schamerloh.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 22, 2017 in St. Paul’s Lutheran Church – Preble, 4510 W. 750 N., Decatur, with visitation 2 hours prior to the service from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Officiating will be The Rev. Dr. Daniel J. Brege and burial will take place in the Dealey Cemetery, Payne, OH. Memorials may be made to Worship for Shut-Ins.
Arrangements handled by Haggard-Sefton & Hirschy Funeral Home, Decatur, IN