obit of John W. Kress 1986 April 3rd. Wapakoneta Ohio library. Services were held Sunday at the McCombs and Sons Funeral Home in Ft.Wayne In. Born Feb 22 1917, he died April 3 at Parkview memorial Hospital. Formerly of the Rosewood Ohio area. Survivors include his wife the former Frances Shafer. He retired in 1981 from Conrail where he was an engineer with forty years of service.