Wednesday Night
72°
Chance Thunderstorms
37%
Thursday
83°
Thunderstorms Likely
70%
Thursday Night
67°
Chance Thunderstorms
40%
Friday
80°
Partly Sunny
12%
Friday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
12%
Saturday
82°
Chance Thunderstorms
32%
Saturday Night
62°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Sunday
84°
Mostly Sunny
4%
Sunday Night
65°
Mostly Clear
4%
Monday
86°
Mostly Cloudy
12%
Monday Night
69°
Partly Cloudy
20%
3 Day
Extended
Monday, February 2nd, 2009
Elizabeth Berning
Former McCartyville and St. Patrick resident, Elizabeth J. "Betty" Berning, 76, died at 5:20 a.m. Jan. 31, 2009, at Fair Haven County Home, Sidney.
She was born Aug. 5, 1932, in Van Wert County, to Carl and Emma Musgrove Obringer. On Nov. 21, 1956, she married Fredrick "Fritz" Berning, who died Nov. 27, 2007.
Surviving are six children, Timothy (Shirley) and Steve (Alison), all of St. Patrick, Mark (Timri) and Douglas (Pam), all of Anna, David (Lori), Liberty Township, and Carol (Edward) Moorhead, Edgewood, Ky.; brothers and sisters, Edward Obringer, Piqua, Rose Ehret, Canton, Agnes (Paul) Weinand, College Park, Md., Patricia (Jim) McHale, Piqua, and Thomas (Jan) Obringer, Westerville; a brother in-law, Vernon Schwieterman, Lakeview; 12 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a brother, Carl Jr., two sisters, an infant Margaret, and Kathleen Schwieterman; a brother-in-law, Bernard Ehret; and a sister-in-law, Mary Obringer.
She was a retired cafeteria worker at Honda Engine Plant, Anna. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, McCartyville, the Ladies Sodality of the church, past president of Anna band parents and former member of the St. Patrick parish council.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Patrick Welsh officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the Fairhaven activity fund.
Additional obituaries on this date
Rita S. Gerling, 64, of Versailles, died at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 1, 2009, at her residence. Death was due to cancer. [More]
Former Mendon resident Vernon R. Hicks, 67, of Bradford, died Feb. 1, 2009, at [More]
Mary Jane Shaffer, 81, of Rockford, died Jan. 31, 2009, at her residence.
She [More]