Monday, August 10th, 2009
Rita A. Post, 87, formerly of 02731 Noble Road in Noble Township, Auglaize County, died at 8:58 a.m. Aug. 9, 2009, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born March 29, 1922, in Maria Stein, to Bernard and Catherine Gehl Heitkamp. On Jan. 10, 1945, she married William J. Post, Jr., who died May 14, 1988.
Surviving are four sons, Daniel (Marilyn) Post, Spencerville, Allen Post, Robert (Sherry) Post and Kenneth (Connie) Post, all of St. Marys; a sister, Rosie Schoen, Coldwater; two sisters-in-law, Helen Heitkamp, Fort Recovery and Katie (Post) Stevely, Wapakoneta; nine grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a grandson, an infant granddaughter, and seven brothers, Joseph, Raymond "Ray, Bernard "Benny", Clarence, Alphonse "Al," Vincent and Melvin Heitkamp; and four sisters, Mary "Mamie" Everman, Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bruggeman, Bernadette "Bernie" Heitkamp, and Cecelia "Sis" Kuntz.
She was a homemaker and had worked at the former Huffy Bicycle Corp., Celina, and the Buckeye Overall Co., Coldwater. She was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys, and its Altar-Rosary Society and the Auglaize County Farm Bureau.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Anthony E. Cutcher officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9:15-10:15 a.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www.millerfunralhomes.net.