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Alfred "Al" E. Daum

June 10, 1926 ~ October 1, 2021 (age 95)

Obituary

Alfred “Al” Edward Daum, age 95, of West Milton, passed away on Friday, October 1, 2021 at his home. He was born June 10, 1926 to Alfred Gabriel & Edna Gretchen (Bossert) Daum in West Milton, Ohio. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother Allen John Daum. He will be missed and remembered by his loving wife Clara Jean (Giosta) Daum of 74 years; children Alfred Joseph (Christine) Daum of West Milton, Virginia S. Daum of West Milton, Teresa A. (Randy) Hawkins of Jacksonville, FL and Kathy of Springfield; 7 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren. Al was a 1944 Milton-Union High School graduate and served his country proudly in the United States Navy during World War II as a Navy radioman. He was life member of VFW Post 6557 where he served as past commander and American Legion Post 487 where he served as past commander, finance officer and on the honor guard. He also was a member of Church of the Transfiguration Catholic Church in West Milton, AmVets Post 88, and the Ohio Amphibs Association for those who served on the amphibious fleet. Al was the past commissioner of the Miami County Veterans’ Services and a member of the Eintracht German Club. He also raised purebred Landrace hogs and beef cattle, kept honey bees, an avid gardener and a great American. The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 AM on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at the Church of the Transfiguration, 972 S. Miami St, West Milton with a Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 10:30 AM. Burial will follow in Unity Cemetery, Laura. Memorial contributions may be made to the Milton-Union Veterans Memorial Association, PO Box 395, West Milton, OH 45383. Online memories of Al may be left for the family at www.hale-sarver.com.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
October 9, 2021

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Church of the Transfiguration
972 S. Miami Street
West Milton, OH 45383

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
October 9, 2021

10:30 AM
Church of the Transfiguration
972 S. Miami Street
West Milton, OH 45383

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
October 9, 2021

Unity Cemetery
Markley Road
Laura, OH 45337

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