Thursday, September 9th, 2010
Pauline A. Schnipke, 84, Ottoville, died at 5:30 a.m. Sept. 8, 2010, at the Meadows of Kalida.
She was born Feb. 5, 1926, in Kalida, to Stephen and Magdelina Korte Wehri. On June 18, 1947, she married Leonard H. Schnipke Sr., who died April 14, 2000.
Surviving are seven children, Eileen (William) Halter, Indian Lake, Donald (Karen) Schnipke, Cloverdale, Alvera (Dan) Miller, St. Henry, Ronald (Jane) Schnipke, Lenora (Paul) Ball, Dolores (Eric) Johnson and Leonard (Lynda) Schnipke Jr., all of Ottoville; two brothers, Alfred Wehri, Kalida, and Joseph (Mary) Wehri, Ottoville; a sister, Marie Becker, Kalida; three sisters-in-law, Cindy Wehri, Kalida, Helen Wehri, Fort Jennings, and Patricia (Jim) Martin, Ottoville; a brother-in-law, Kenneth (Mary) Schnipke, Delphos; 15 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren; and 15 step-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased is a son, Richard Schnipke; a grandson; a great-grandson; two brothers, Marcellinus Wehri and John Wehri; a sister, Theresa Rable; two brothers-in-law, Robert Rable and Bud Becker; and a sister-in-law, Kate Wehri.
She was a co-founder of Schnipke Engraving in Ottoville. She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Ottoville and it's Altar Rosary Society.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. John Stites officiating. Burial is at St. Mary Cemetery in Ottoville.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. Thursday and 2-8 p.m. Friday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral in Jackson Township. Scripture will be read at 2 p.m. Friday.
Memorials can be made to The Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital for the benefit of the Schnipke Family Endowment #646393 P.O. Box 183112 Columbus, Ohio 43218-3112 or www.giveto.osu.edu., The Meadows of Kalida, Alzheimer's Association, NW Ohio Chapter; Immaculate Conception Church in Ottoville or St. Barbara Church in Cloverdale.
Condolences can be made to www.lovefuneralhome.com.