Friday, June 6th, 2008
Catherine M. Grilliot, 91, formerly of 302 Boesel Ave., New Bremen, died at 7:40 p.m. June 3, 2008, at Otterbein Retirement Community, St. Marys.
She was born on Oct. 15, 1916, in New Bremen to William and Ida Heinfeld Luelleman. On June 22, 1940, she married Nicholas Grilliot, who died Feb. 18, 1992.
Survivors are two sons, Nicholas (Diane), St. Marys, and Dr. James (Chris), Bremen; a daughter, Patricia (Tim) Wourms, Dayton; a brother, Richard (Ruth) Luelleman, New Bremen; eight grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Carl Luelleman, and two sisters, Helen Quellhorst and Margaret McDermitt.
She retired in 1992 after 25 years as cafeteria manager for New Bremen schools. She was a member of the Church of the Holy Redeemer, New Bremen.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Mannebach officiating. Burial is at the Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, McCartyville.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 9:30-10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Contributions can be made to New Bremen Historic Association, State of the Heart and Hospice and Otterbein Benevolent Fund.