Tuesday, February 6th, 2007
Former Celina resident Thelma Luella Hensler Lohrmann, 93, died Feb. 4, 2007, in Maryland Heights, Mo.
She was born Dec. 13, 1913, in Bay County, Mich., to John and Emma Hensler. On Aug. 20, 1938, she married Hugo Carl Lohrmann, who is deceased.
Surviving are five sons, Wayne (Mary Jo), Birch Run, Mich., Jared (Sherry), Dickinson, Texas, Glenn of West Columbia, S.C., Marcus (Heidi), Toledo, and John (Linda), Walla Walla, Wash.; four daughters, Diana (John) Schramm, St. Louis, Mo., Linda Wise, Columbia, Mo., Gloria (Charles) Austerberry, Omaha, Neb., and Julia (Calvin) Tousignant, Bridgeton, Mo.; two sisters, Zona Beeman, Saginaw, Mich., and Donna Turner, Hemlock, Mich.; a daughter-in-law, Marla, Battleground, Wash.; a sister-in-law, Esther, Bloomington, Ind.; 26 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Leon, and a son-in-law, James Wise.
She had a high school diploma and attended a business school for secretarial training. She worked at the Ohio State Reformatory for Women, Marysville, and helped with many womens' groups and led Bible studies.
Services are 11 a.m. Friday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Liberty Township, the Rev. Randy Swanson officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery in Rockford.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Thursday at Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to Lutheran Hour Ministries, St. Louis, Mo.