Wednesday, February 7th, 2007
Emma H. Grilliot, 98, formerly of state Route 119, McCartyville, died at 6 a.m. Feb. 6, 2007, at Heartland of Piqua, where she was a resident since August 2001.
She was born April 10, 1908, in Fort Loramie, to Frank and Josephine Riethman Schafer. On July 2, 1932, she married Manford N. Grilliot, who died Oct. 20, 1980.
Surviving are two sisters, Dorothy (Roman) Buehler, McCartyville, and Virginia (Joseph) Brandewie, Fort Loramie; and three sisters-in-law, Marty Schafer and Esther Schafer, both of Fort Loramie, and Doris Schafer, Russia.
Deceased are four brothers, Elmer, Bernard, Joseph and Jerome Schafer; and four sisters, Madella Goldschmidt, Irene Monnin, Clara Harris, Velma Seiler and Alvina Schafer.
She was the co-owner of the Grilliot Tavern and Store, McCartyville, and was a member of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church, and its Rosary and Altar Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Welsh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster.
Contributions can be made to the church or donor's choice.
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