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Monday, January 3rd, 2011
Mary Kelch
Mary M. Martin Kelch, 96, St. Marys, died Dec. 30, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
She was born June 19, 1914, in Willowdell to Louis and Rose Lambert Martin. On May 8, 1937, she married Harold A. Kelch, who is deceased.
Surviving are two children, Sharon (Larry) Harter, Celina, and Steven (Connie) Kelch, Tucson, Ariz.; a sister, Jean McGlinch, Versailles; brothers- and sisters-in-law, Maxine Martin, Greenville, Bob and Charlene Kelch, Eaton, Betty and William Reigle, New Madison, Margie Rupe, New Philadelphia, and Naoma Kelch, Piqua; four grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are four brothers, Luther, Lowell, Arthur and Dane Martin; and a sister, Marcella Smith.
She attended St. Paul Lutheran Church in North Star and was a member of its Ladies Aid. She was a homemaker and a co-owner and operator of Kelch's General Store in Brock.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, the Rev. Laura Sheffler officiating. Burial is at Brock Cemetery in Brock.
Calling is 9-10 a.m. Tuesday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church building fund.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
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