Wednesday, June 11th, 2008
Irene M. Kleinhenz, 84, 671 N. Eastern Ave., St. Henry, died at 1:40 a.m. June 10, 2008, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 6, 1924, in Dayton, to Urban and Rosa Wendeln Menker. On July 17, 1948, she married Paul V. Kleinhenz, who survives at the residence.
Other survivors are five sons, Paul (Jane), Jim (Chris), Ted (Diana), all of St. Henry, Dan (Joann), Vandalia, and Mike (Karen), Coldwater; five daughters, Carolyn (Robert) Staker, Beavercreek, Roseann (Henry) Dues, Philothea, Linda (Steven) Kremer and Judy (John) Heitkamp, all of New Bremen, and Janet (Randy) Evers, St. Henry; three sisters, Lucille (Don) Heric and Rita (Charles) Heinl, all of Maria Stein and Ruth Stammen, New Weston; 38 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Alice and Mary Ann; a son-in-law, Donald Heitkamp; two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Stammen and Joseph Kleinhenz; and a granddaughter.
She retired from Rutschilling, Inc., St. Henry, and was co-owner of the former Kleinhenz Carry-out in St. Henry. She was a member of the St. Henry Catholic Church and its Ladies Rosary Altar Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, St. Henry.
Contributions can be made to the State of the Heart Hospice, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.