John H. Kreps, 95, West Ridge Drive, died at 6:15 a.m. Monday, Feb. 16, 2009, at Fostoria Community Hospital.
He was born Jan. 26, 1914 in Holgate to Harry and Mary Shultz Kreps. He married Lorene A. Welsch on Oct. 2, 1938 in Fostoria.
Mr. Kreps retired from Bill's Men's & Boy's Wear. He was a 1933 graduate of Whiting High School in Whiting, Ind. He was a member of the Hope 60 Seniors Group and a former Cub Scout leader.
John came to Fostoria and played baseball with the Fostoria Redbirds under a farm team contract with the St. Louis Cardinals.
Burial will be in Knollcrest Cemetery near Arcadia.