Thursday, August 12th, 2010
Wilma M. Meckstroth
Wilma M. Meckstroth, 88, St. Marys, died at 7:35 a.m. Aug. 11, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Dec. 17, 1921, in Mercer County, to Albert and Minnie Uppenkamp Buschur. On Aug. 30, 1947, she married Roland Meckstroth, who died July 6, 1987.
Surviving is a son, Tim (Sandy) Meckstroth, St. Marys; three daughters, Pam (Jim) Thomas, Fort Wayne, Ind., Joan Meckstroth, St. Marys, and Judy (Jerry) Schultz, St. Marys; two sisters, Marge Neu, Lima, and Janet (Ed) Dillhoff, Arlington, Texas; four sisters-in-law, Martha Buschur, Coldwater, Jean Luken, Coldwater, Lois Schuller, New Knoxville, and Sandy (Dave) Berlett, New Knoxville; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are three brothers, Melvin and Jim Buschur and Tom Luken; three brothers-in-law, Dick Neu, Marvin Schuller and Dale Meckstroth; a sister-in-law, Audrey Buschur; and a grandson, Corey Meckstroth.
She graduated from Coldwater High School in 1939 and retired from G.C. Murphy in 1974. She was a member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, the Ladies Altar Society and the New Knoxville American Legion Women's Auxiliary.
Funeral Mass is 9 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Tony Cutcher officiating. Burial is at Gethsemane Cemetery in St. Marys.
Calling is 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Friday at Cisco Funeral Home in St. Marys, where a prayer service will be held at 7 p.m. Friday.
Memorials can be made to the church or to St. Jude Children's Hospital.