Saturday, October 21st, 2006
Edna O. Vanderhorst, 83, a resident of Otterbein St. Marys Retirement Community, St. Marys, died at 3:15 p.m. Oct. 19, 2006, at Otterbein St. Marys.
She was born Feb. 28, 1923, in Minster, to Aloyisus and Mary Moeller Schwieterman. On Oct. 24, 1942, she married Thomas Vanderhorst, who is deceased.
Survivors are two sons, Tom (Pat), Loganville, Ga., and Jim (Kris), St. Marys; three daughters, Carol (Ron) Jones, New Bremen, Theresa (Dennis) Seewer, St. Marys, and Jane, Cincinnati; a sister, Alma (Robert) Makley, St. Marys; 14 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Richard Schwieterman; and three sisters, Leona Hinze, Millie McDermitt and Lucille Kettler.
She worked at Post Printing Company and was co-owner of Vanderhorst Cannery, St. Marys. She was a 1941 graduate of Minster High School and member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys.
Funeral Mass is 11 a.m. Monday at the church the Rev. James Seibert officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Sunday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, and after 10 a.m. Monday at the church.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Hospice or Otterbein Tree of Hope.