Thursday, January 18th, 2007
Marilyn Ann Meyer Caprara, 74, of Dale City, Va., and Rangeline Road, Houston, died at 8:26 a.m. Jan. 17, 2007, at Lima Memorial Hospital, Lima. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born Nov. 18, 1932, in Dayton, to Julius J. and Louise F. Fiely Meyer. On Aug. 2, 1953, she married Joseph A. Caprara, who died July 25, 1993.
Survivors are five sons, Joseph (Nancy), Dale City, Va., Robert (Betty), Bardstown, Ky., Thomas (Monique) and James (Amy), all of Chesterfield, Va., and Anthony, Richmond, Va.; three brothers, Adolph (Joan) and Clifford (Charlene) Meyer, all of Newport and Delbert Meyer, Piqua; a sister, Shirley (Harold) Balster, St. Henry; a brother-in-law, Robert Boerger, Fort Loramie; a sister-in-law, Linda Meyer, New Bremen; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, William; an infant brother, Robert; and a sister, Carolyn.
She was a realtor until retirement in 1993 and was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, serving during the Korean War. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, Dale City.
Funeral Mass is 1:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial with full military hours will be later at Quantico National Cemetery, Va.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 12-1 p.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to a charity of donor's choice or St. Michael Church Building Legacy Campaign.