Monday, October 16th, 2006
Rose A. Zumberge, 92, 132 Linn St., St. Henry, died at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 14, 2006, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
She was born Jan. 15, 1914, in Burkettsville, to Henry and Mary Borgerding Nieport. On May 10, 1938, she married Edward A. Zumberge, who died June 30, 1976.
Survivors are three sons, Norman (Nancy) and Linus (Diane), all of Celina, and Gene, Denver, Colo.; four daughters, Patricia Herr, Fairborn, Carol (Keith) Henderson, Cadiz, Edna (Ron) Smith, Virgilina, Va., and Barbara (Allan) Josselyn, Lessburg, Va.; a brother, Joseph, St. Henry; two sisters, Alberta Weitzel, Sharpsburg, and Bernadette Lochtefeld, St. Henry; a sister-in-law, Delores Nieport, St. Henry; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Tony Nieport, and a grandchild.
She was a homemaker, a former nurse's aid, a caregiver to the elderly and a quiltmaker. She was a member of St. Henry Catholic Church and the Daughters of Isabella.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Tony Fortman officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.