Wednesday, May 28th, 2008
Willidean M. "Billie" Hasenjager, 87, 812 Pro Drive, Celina, and formerly of Coldwater, died at 5:03 p.m. May 26, 2008, at Celina Manor Nursing Home.
She was born March 24, 1921, in Fort Wayne, Ind., to Vilas and Marjorie Gibson Riesen. In Oct., 1942, she married Carl Lowell Hasenjager, who died March 21, 1996.
Surviving are three sons, Mike (Colene) and Jeff (Susie), all of Celina and Dave (Cheryl), St. Marys; three daughters, Donna (Dale) Kaup, Fort Recovery, Becky (Frank) George, Fancy Gap, Va., and Barb (Kevin) Miller, Celina; a brother Gene (Rosie) Riesen, Celina; two sisters, Alice James, Coldwater, and Annalee (Marvin) Fisher, Fort Wayne; 22 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter Teresa Begley and a brother, Samuel.
She had worked in the cafeteria at Delco Brake, Dayton, was a waitress at various area restaurants including Kremer's and Bettie's in Coldwater, Arnie's Corner and The Shingle Shack in Montezuma and Thobe's in Fort Recovery. She was a former member of the Coldwater United Methodist Church and was a member of the Bethany United Methodist Church, Celina. She also was a member of the Coldwater American Legion Auxiliary, where she served several terms as president and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She graduated in 1939 from Celina High School.
Private family services will be held at the convenience of the family, the Rev. Jim Richter officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
There will be no calling hours.
Contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.