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September 9 | Visitation

Visitation Wednesday 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home

September 10 | Visitation

Private Family Visitation Thursday 9:00 to 10:00 AM at Gehret Funeral Home

September 10 | Memorial Service

Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM at St. Michael Church


Peyton John Drees

May 25, 2000 - September 5, 2020

Peyton John Drees,

Age 20, of Mason Road, Sidney, passed away following an ATV accident Saturday evening, September 5, 2020, in the Minster, 6000 block of Fort Loramie Swanders Road in Shelby County, Ohio. He was born May 25, 2000, in Sidney, Ohio, to Dave & Peggy (Seger) Drees who survive at home. Also surviving are two younger brothers, Jordan and Landen Drees; grandparents, John & Barb Seger of Fort Loramie; uncles & aunts: Randy & Shelly Seger of Russia, Dan & Nicole Seger, Kevin & Robin Seger, Jill & Ed Boerger, Deb & Mark Westerheide, Ron & Judy Drees and Craig & Cheri Drees, all of Fort Loramie as well as several living and deceased cousins. He was preceded in death by grandparents, Louis & Jan Drees.

Peyton was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and a 2019 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. He also attended the Upper Valley Career Center in Piqua where he studied machine trades. He was employed at Crown Equipment and had been a CNC machinist at the Celina plant. Peyton was very handy with maintenance projects. He also enjoyed spending time outside, helping with farm chores (at his grandpa and uncle’s farm), kayaking and hanging out with friends and family.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 AM, Thursday, September 10, 2020, at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie with Steven Shoup presiding. Interment will follow at St. Michael Cemetery. Friends may call Wednesday 3:00 to 8:00 PM at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing at all funeral rites. Memorials may be made to the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad or charities of choice. Private condolences may be expressed at


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