Monday, February 5th, 2007
Gregory B. Schmitz, 95, 322 Anthony Dr., St. Henry, died at 6:55 p.m. Feb. 3, 2007, at The Gardens at St. Henry.
He was born March 22, 1911, in Sharpsburg, to William and Eleanora Ruschau Schmitz. On May 25, 1940, he married Genevieve Dues, who survives.
Surviving are six daughters, Elaine (Kenneth) Reichert and Phyllis (Carl) Baltes, all of St. Henry, Carol (Linus) Hartings and Nancy Kanney, all of Coldwater, and Judy (James) Albers and Joyce (Dennis) Borgert, all of Wapakoneta; a brother, Cletus (Helen), Dayton; 23 grandchildren and 34 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are four brothers, Werner, Norbert, Victor and Donald; a sister, Marcella Knapke; and a great-grandchild.
He retired from the laboratory at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co., St. Marys. He was a St. Henry High School graduate and a member of St. Henry Catholic Church.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Condolences can be sent at www.hogenkampfh.com.