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Eddy, Kroener, and Riesz Memorial

 
 
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
1. In Memoriam Marker










Inscription.  
In Memoriam
This rock and these three flowering crab trees are placed here in loving memory of three Ohio Wesleyan University students, who died in an auto accident while attending a conference on Russian studies at Oberlin College on September 23, 1988:

John Kennard “Jeff” Eddy
Beta Theta Pi
Politics and Government Major
Short Hills, New Jersey

William Frederick Kroener IV
Beta Theta Pi
Politics and Government Major
Chevy Chase, Maryland

James William “Jay” Riesz
Phi Delta Theta
Politics and Government Major
Bloomington, Indiana

“We are loaned to each other for such precious moments of time. Every second, each insignificant moment, is given by God as gift.”
          OWU Chaplain Powers,
          The Memorial Service
          September 30, 1988
 
Erected 1988 by Ohio Wesleyan University.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Disasters
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
2. In Memoriam Marker
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EducationFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsRoads & Vehicles. A significant historical date for this entry is September 23, 1988.
 
Location. 40° 17.806′ N, 83° 4.049′ W. Marker is in Delaware, Ohio, in Delaware County. Marker is on Sandusky Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on grounds of Ohio Wesleyan University, between University Hall and Sandusky Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware OH 43015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. University Hall and Gray Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Post Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware Run Storm Net (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cherry, Judge, Luckett Memorial (about 400 feet away); Welcome To The Labyrinth (about 400 feet away); Elliott Hall (about 400 feet away); This Tablet and Beech Tree (about 500 feet away); Andrew Wilson (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware.
 
Also see . . .  The Eddy Lecture Series. Ohio Wesleyan University website entry (Submitted on June 25, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
University Hall image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
3. University Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,152 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022