Tuesday, July 18th, 2006
Fort Recovery native Aurelia "Rela" Ruth Grieshop, 93, died July 14, 2006, in Hopkinton, Iowa, where she had been a resident since 2003.
She was born Nov. 11, 1912, in Fort Recovery to James and Dora Dilhoff Coughlin. On Aug. 21, 1937, she married Ivo. J. Grieshop, who died in 1979.
Surviving are a two sons, David S. (Midge) Grieshop of Sierra Vista, Ariz., and James I. (Pat) Grieshop of Davis, Calif.; two daughters, Mary Ellen (John) Menke of Barnesville, Md, and Ann Marie Grieshop of Hopkinton, Iwoa.; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased are all her brothers and sisters and their spouses.
She taught at Parkway Elementary School, Rockford, in the early 1970s. She gave hours of service to St. Teresa's Catholic Church, Rockville.
She has donated her body to medical science. A memorial service will be held in Rockford later this year.
Contributions can be made to local Hospice organizations or favorite educational activity.