Today
62°
Mostly Sunny
Tonight
43°
Partly Cloudy
6%
Tomorrow
61°
Partly Sunny
16%
Tomorrow Night
39°
Chance Rain Showers
37%
Saturday
51°
Mostly Cloudy
15%
Saturday Night
31°
Mostly Clear
1%
Sunday
55°
Sunny
Sunday Night
37°
Clear
1%
Monday
68°
Mostly Sunny
1%
Monday Night
49°
Mostly Clear
2%
Tuesday
76°
Mostly Sunny
4%
Tuesday Night
59°
Partly Cloudy
7%
3 Day
Extended
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.
Additional obituaries on this date
Amy Louise Lammers, 43, Laguna Hills, Calif., died Dec. 21, 2010, at her home. [More]
Harold J. Goettemoeller, 83, Botkins, died Jan. 2, 2011, at Dorothy Love Retirement Center. [More]
Connie S. Hawk, 72, Rockford, died Dec. 31, 2010, at The Community Health Professionals In-patient Hospice Facility in Van Wert. [More]
Forest M. Hileman, 93, Rockford, died at 12:15 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at the Laurels of Shane Hill in Rockford. [More]
Thomas W. Dingledine, 84, St. Marys, died at 6:44 p.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys. [More]
Dorothy L. "Dottie" Lynn, 68, St. Marys died 11:24 a.m. Dec. 31, 2010, at her home. [More]
Linda C. Kable, 63, Celina, died 8:10 p.m. Jan. 1, 2010, at Mercer County Commu [More]