Alfred I. “Al” Sette Jr., 84, of Bryan and formerly of rural Camden Michigan, passed away Thursday morning at Fountain Park Inn and Villas in Bryan. He was born on June 7, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio to Alfred C. and Ann (Tielke) Sette, Sr. He attended Pioneer High School and on September 16, 1961 he married Betty L. Dopp in Angola, Indiana.
Jr., as he was known by many, worked for the railroad for a short time before starting work as a mechanic at Coy’s Sohio Service Station in Pioneer, Ohio for 22 years. He also worked as a machinist at Powers & Sons in Montpelier for 5 years and from 1978-1988 he worked as a maintenance worker and truck driver for Kustom Fit of Ohio in Pioneer until his retirement. He was also a life-long farmer who had a love for John Deere tractors.
Jr. was a long time member of the First Amboy Baptist Church in Hillsdale County, Michigan.
Jr. is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty Sette of Bryan, three daughters, Diane (Jack) Resor of Montpelier, Deborah (John) Clements Jr., of Pioneer and Gaylene (Jon) Swartz of Lyons, Ohio; one son, Scott Sette of Hudson, Indiana, six grandchildren, four great grandchildren and one sister, Margaret Fackler of Pioneer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife Carolyn Sette in 1961 and a half sister, Joyce Horn.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday November 26, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Pleasant View Union Cemetery in Fayette, Ohio with Pastor Charles Gray to officiate. Donations may be made in Jr.’s memory to the First Amboy Baptist Church or The American Heart Association. Condolences can be made online at thethompsonfuneralhome.com.
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