Friday, October 24th, 2008
Rita M. Ahrns, 54, of Fort Loramie, died at 12:55 a.m. Oct. 23, 2008, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. Death was due to natural causes.
She was born June 27, 1954, in Dayton, to Bernard "Bernie" F. and Martha L. Green Stoff. On Oct. 14, 1989, she married Leo A. Ahrns, who survives.
Other survivors are a daughter, Rachael, at home; three siblings, Mary (Frank) Rosati and Michael Stoff, all of Beavercreek, and Carol (Joseph) Zennie, Kettering.
Deceased are two infant siblings, Lucille and Phillip Stoff.
She was a homemaker and delivered newspapers for the Sidney Daily News and Penny Saver publications. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Newport, and its St. Ann's Ladies Sodality, the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Versailles, and a past member of the Catholic Young Adult Social Club, Dayton. She was a 1974 graduate of Wilbur Wright High School, Dayton.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.