Wednesday, May 14th, 2008
Alice Benanzer, 82, of 3321 state Route 118, St. Henry, died at 8:52 p.m. May 12, 2008, at Community Hospital in Coldwater.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Rhine, to Frank and Agnes Gepfrey Schmerge. On Sept. 27, 1947, she married William Benanzer, who survives in St. Henry.
Also surviving are two sons, Larry (Pat) Benanzer of Versailles, and Dave Benanzer, Findlay; two daughters, Janice (Ron) Haley, Tipp City, and Nancy (Fred) Riethman, St. Henry; seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son Tom Benanzer.
She was co-owner and secretary for Benanzer Nursery and had been a secretary for Boeke Insurance in Coldwater. She attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater and its Rosary Altar Sodality. She was a 1944 graduate of Coldwater High School.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday, and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Contributions can be made to the American Heart Association.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.