Saturday, August 2nd, 2008
Helen I. Schroer, 95, formerly of New Bremen, died at 6:56 p.m. July 31, 2008, at the Golden Living Center Valley, St. Marys.
She was born Dec. 4, 1912, near New Bremen to August and Amelia (Kamman) Kuest. On June 27, 1934, she married Leroy J. Schroer, who died Nov. 16, 1983.
Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy (John) Koeper, New Bremen; a sister-in-law, Alma Kuest, Fort Loramie; and a grandchild.
Deceased are a brother, Harold Kuest, and three sisters, Irene Quellhorst, Marie Fischbach and Lois Wenning.
She had worked at the former Kroger's Market in New Bremen, babysat for several years and worked for more than 30 years at Schwieterman's Drug Store in New Bremen. She was a member of St. Paul United Church of Christ, New Bremen, where she taught Sunday School for many years.
Services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Leah Matthews officiating. Burial will follow at German Protestant Cemetery, New Bremen.
Calling is 4-7:30 p.m. Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen, and 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church memorial fund.