Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
Dolores C. "Dorie" Baltes, 79, of Versailles, died at 4:21 p.m. Jan. 18, 2010, at Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton.
She was born May 15, 1930, in Wendelin to Jacob and Loretta Wuebker Siefring. On June 12, 1951, she married James "Jimmy" Baltes, who survives.
Other survivors are two daughters, Jayne Baltes, Greenville, and Holly (Nick) Keiser, Versailles; a son-in-law, Dennis Hemmelgarn, Burkettsville; two brothers, Leroy (MaryJane) Siefring, St. Henry, and Urban Siefring, Fort Recovery; three sisters, Irene (Dick) Schilling and Evelyn Siefring, all of Coldwater, and Jenny (Jim) Condon, Versailles; a sister-in-law, Flo McCalla, Minster; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a daughter, Kathy Hemmelgarn; and two brothers, Ralph and Victor Siefring.
She and her husband were former owners of Baltes Restaurant in Frenchtown for 37 years. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church, Versailles, and St. Ann's Sodality of Holy Family Catholic Church, Frenchtown.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Versailles church, the Rev. David Vincent officiating. Burial is at St. Valbert Cemetery, Versailles.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Bailey Zechar Funeral Home, Versailles.
Contributions can be made to the Versailles Emergency Medical Services.
Condolences can be left at www.zecharbailey.com.