Monday, January 4th, 2010
Marie A. Stalder, 88, of Coldwater, died Jan. 1, 2010, at Briarwood Village in Coldwater.
She was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Auglaize County, to Harry and Mary Tuente Dirksen. On May 23, 1944, she married Donald C. Stalder, who died June 4, 1983.
Survivng are her children and spouses, Diane (Roger) Schmit, Coldwater, Ron (Helen) Stalder, Celina, Janie (Jerry) Bertke, and Jerry (Kathy) Stalder, all of Coldwater, Bill (Beck) Stalder, Albany, Ind. and Rick (Linda) Stalder, Coldwater; a son-in-law, Les Bice, Louisville, Ky.; a sister, Norma (Edward) Biersack, Beavercreek; a sister-in-law, Alice Dirksen, Celina; and her caregiver, Joan Muhlenkamp, Coldwater; 22 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren; Ohio.
Deceased are a daughter, Teresa Bice; three sisters, Cecilia Mayo, Regina Bernard and Loretta Kinninger; a brother, Alvin.
She retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber in St. Marys, and attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church and its St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality, St. Cecelia Knights of St. John, Sheperds of Christ and Vision 2000 prayer group.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Richard Walling officiating. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at www.hogenkampfh.com.