Thursday, April 30th, 2009
Ethel Elizabeth Klosterman, 83, 85 W. Main St., Montezuma, died at 7:20 p.m. April 29, 2009, at her residence.
She was born June 8, 1925, in Montezuma to Joseph and Philomena Woelk Wilker. On June 9, 1945, she married LeRoy A. Klosterman, who died Oct. 17, 1972.
Surviving are four sons, Larry (Paula) Klosterman, Celina, James (Diana) Klosterman, Celina, Thomas (Donna) Klosterman, St. Marys, and David (Elaine) Klosterman, Celina; five daughters, Patty (Dennis) Etchen, Hicksville, Jean (Marvin) Chaney, Coldwater, Kathy (Don) Freeman, Celina, Carol (Bob) Bruggeman, Coldwater, and Debra (Charley) Steinbrunner, Celina; a brother, Clete (Clara) Wilker, Coldwater; a sister, Maryann Dorsten, Dayton; 14 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
Deceased are two sisters, Edna Shunck and Loretta Wilker; two brothers, Sylvester and Ray Wilker; a sister-in-law, Julianne Wilker; a brother-in-law, Adolph Dorsten; three grandchildren and a great-grandchild.
She retired from Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, St. Marys, in 1985 after 30 years of service. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Montezuma, and the Ladies Sodality. She was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, Dayton, and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. James Dugal officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
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