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Wednesday, February 9th, 2011
Roseanna Holthaus
Roseanna C. Holthaus, 79, Fort Loramie, died Feb. 7, 2011, at Wilson Memorial Hospital in Sidney.
She was born Oct. 23, 1931, in Minster, to Julius E. and Clara Bruns Heitkamp. On May 8, 1957, she married Anthony C. Holthaus, who died July 10, 2004.
Surviving are six children, Randy (Mary) Holthaus, Fort Loramie, Jeanne (Tim) Lentz, Anna, Deb (Ron) Gaier, Roger (Wendy) Holthaus, Barb (Jamie) Austin and Sue Holthaus, all of Fort Loramie; seven siblings, Willie (Margie) Heitkamp, Columbus, Ernie Heitkamp, Lebanon, Norma Keller, New Bremen, Walt (Rita) Heitkamp, Minster, Irene Ballard, Bowling Green, Marvin (Mary) Heitkamp, New Bremen; three in-laws, Bernard Holthaus, Anna, Lester Holthaus and Catherine Holthaus, both of Fort Loramie; and 11 grandchildren.
Also deceased are two brothers, Jerry and Roger Heitkamp; and a grandson.
She was a homemaker and worked at the Minster Box Factory. She provided daycare to several local children. She attended St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie and was a member of its St. Ann's Ladies Sodality.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to the Shelby County Adult Daycare or the Miami Valley Chapter Alzheimer's Association.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.
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