Saturday, October 28th, 2006
Elizabeth Lachey Grogean, 96, formerly of Osgood and Dayton, died at 11 a.m. Oct. 27, 2006, at Heritage Manor, Minster.
She was born April 23, 1910, in Osgood, to Fred and Frances Bornhorst Poeppleman. On Nov. 23, 1938, she married Joseph Lachey, who died May 30, 1957. On Oct. 19, 1974, she married Anthony Grogean, who died March 7, 2002.
Survivors are a son, Ken (Judy), Springfield; two daughters, Carol Jean (Tom) Feldman, Minster, and Marlene (Bob) Riethman, Vandalia; two sisters, Theckla Recker, St. Henry, and Mildred Winner, Osgood; a brother-in-law, Alga Bruey, St. Henry; a sister-in-law, Alice Poeppelman, Minster; seven grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Linus and Urban Poeppelman, and two sisters, Bernadine Bruey and Dorothy Borchers.
She and her first husband owned and operated The Economy General Store, Osgood. She was a member of St. Nicholas Church and its St. Barbara Ladies Sodality, Osgood; Catholic Ladies of Columbus, Fort Loramie; American Legion Post 588 Auxiliary, Osgood; Knights of St. John Auxiliary, Maria Stein; and former member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Nicholas Church, the Rev. David Zink officiating. Burial is at St. Martin Cemetery, Osgood.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday and 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.