Friday, April 2nd, 2010
Mary J. Kuether, 89, of state Route 66, Houston, died March 31, 2010, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home in Minster.
She was born May 6, 1920, in Sidney, to Anthony and Elizabeth Sommer Eilerman. On Feb. 20, 1939, she married Lawrence A. Kuether, who died Aug. 3, 1994.
Surviving is a daughter, Lois Poeppelman, Yorkshire; a son-in-law, Larry Hoying, Fort Loramie; five siblings, Albert Eilerman, Sidney, Bertha Wenning, Osgood, John (Marie) Eilerman, Fort Loramie, Vernon (Vera) Eilerman, Minster, and Anthony (Evelyn) Eilerman, Fort Loramie; a granddaughter and two great-grandsons.
Deceased is a daughter, Phyllis Hoying; a son, Jerry Kuether; a son-in-law, Myrle Poeppelman; five siblings, Louetta Pleiman, Adolph Eilerman, Verona Schemmel, Teckla Bergman and Paul Eilerman; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker and dairy farmer. She was a member of Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Newport and its Ladies Sodality. She also was a member of the Houston Community Association and the former Houston Grange.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-10 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Contributions can be made to the Houston Rescue Squad or the Houston Community Center.
Condolences can be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.