Thursday, September 21st, 2006
Mary Gelhaus, 76, 14639 state Route 118, New Weston, died at 9:25 a.m. Sept. 20, 2006, at her residence. Death was due to pancreatic cancer.
She was born Sept. 3, 1930, in Dayton, to Al and Alvina Schmitmeyer Brockman. On May 24, 1952, she married Harold Gelhaus, who died July 25, 1997.
Survivors are two sons, Bob (Jill), Ansonia, and Bill, New Weston; three daughters, Linda (John) Stammen, Coldwater, Pat (Doug) Kaiser, Rossburg, and Donna (Michael) McLoughlin, West Palm Beach, Fla.; a brother, Al Brockman, McCartyville; a sister, Ginny Helmstetter, Wapakoneta; 15 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and its ladies rosary altar sodality, Burkettsville, and the New Weston Sunshine Club.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9:15 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice or PanCan, Pancreatic Cancer Research.
Condolences can be sent at www.hogenkampfh.com.