Friday, July 14th, 2006
Edith L. Briner, 98, 972 state Route 49, Fort Recovery, died at 12:05 a.m. July 13, 2006, at her home.
She was born Oct. 4, 1907, in Portland, Ind., to Charles and Mary Theurer Zorn. On March 24, 1928, she married Floyd Briner, who died April 18, 1981.
Survivors include a son, Robert (Judith), Union City, Oh.; a brother Howard Zorn, Portland; a daughter-in-law, Cynthia Briner Fields, Union City, Ind.; eight grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild, seven step-grandchildren and 18 step-great grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Jerome; three brothers, Chester, Arthur and Otto Zorn; two sisters, Christina and Ruth Zorn; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter 111 and she attended Christ Chapel, both in Fort Recovery.
Services are 11 a.m. Saturday at Brockman & Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, the Rev. Georges Hughes officiating. Burial will be at Springhill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County.