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Eddy, Kroener, and Riesz Memorial

 
 
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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.
 
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. Touch for map. Marker is on grounds of Ohio Wesleyan University, between
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
2. In Memoriam Marker
University Hall and Sandusky Street. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware OH 43015, United States of America.
 
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); Cherry, Judge, Luckett Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Elliott Hall (about 400 feet away); Site of the First Ohio State Football Game (about 600 feet away); 1897 Memorial Tree (about 600 feet away); The Sulphur Spring (about 600 feet away); Old City Hall and Opera House (about 600 feet away); Edwards Gymnasium / Home of High School Basketball Tournaments (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delaware.
 
Also see . . .
1. Memorial Ceremony by the Theta Chapter. Brothers of the Theta Chapter hold a private evening service at the memorial site every year. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. The John Kennard Eddy Lecture on World Politics. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyEducation
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
3. University Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 875 times since then and 28 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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