Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Marcella Birkmeyer, 94, Coldwater, died Sept. 5, 2010, at the Gardens in St. Henry.
She was born Aug. 5, 1916, in St. Henry, to Sebastian and Philomena Benke Samberg. On June 11, 1955, she married Anthony Birkmeyer, who died Nov. 11, 1975.
Surviving are two stepsons, Robert (Ruth) Birkmeyer, Coldwater and John Birkmeyer, Celina; 11 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Deceased are two sisters, Margaret Samberg and Marjorie Samberg; a stepson, Charles Birkmeyer; and a stepdaughter-in-law, Rosalyn Birkmeyer.
She was a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater, and its Ladies Rosary-Altar Sodality. She worked in the business field and was a homemaker.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church. Burial is at St. Elizabeth Cemetery in Coldwater.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Wednesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Condolences can be left at hogenkampfh.com.