Friday, August 4th, 2006
Dorothy J. Finnen, 73, 140 N. Garfield St., Minster, died at 8:04 p.m. Aug. 2, 2006, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born May 15, 1933, in Minster, to John and Pearl Ellis Kemper. On July 9, 1960, she married Leo E. Finnen, who survives.
Also surviving are three sons, Brian (Jodi), Lima, Darin (Kelly), Toledo, and John, Minster; a daughter, Leah (Chris) Ketner, Minster; two brothers, Richard (Mary Jean), and Robert (Judy) Kemper, all of Minster; a sister, Thelma (Nick) Zegarelli, Utica, N.Y.; a brother-in-law, Jack Brandewie, Celina; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased is a sister, Rosemary Brandewie.
She was a homemaker and had worked for I.E. Industries and Minster Machine Co. She was a bookkeeper for Brinkman Service Center, Minster and treasurer for the Association of Retarded Citizens (ARC). She was a member of St. Augustine Catholic Church and charter member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1391 Auxiliary, both of Minster.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding officiating.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday and 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the Minster High School Scholarship Fund.