Monday, June 20th, 2011
Mary Agnes Recker
Mary Agnes Recker, 84, Kalida, died at 3:20 p.m. June 18, 2011, at The Meadows of Kalida.
She was born Jan. 13, 1927, in Kalida to Louis and Amelia Morman Knueven. On Aug. 11, 1948, she married Virgil Recker, who survives in Kalida.
Also surviving are 13 children, Jane (Fred) Schnipke, Ottawa, Ron (Donna) Recker, Kalida, Judy (Steve) Rosengarten, Ottawa, Kathy (Dennis "Pork") Ellerbrock, Glandorf, Sandy (Roger) Fuerst, Kalida, Eileen (Carl) Schroeder, Maria Stein, Mike (Michelle) Recker, Millersport, Ruth (Bob) Ellerbrock, Glandorf, Nick (Terry) Recker, Kalida, Connie (Mike) Schmitz, Glandorf, Rick (Margie) Recker, Glandorf, Dennis (Kathy) Recker, Rimer, and Steve (Sue) Recker, Mount Cory; two brothers, Al Knueven and Jim (Helen) Knueven, all of Kalida; 41 grandchildren; and 36 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is a son, Daniel Recker; a daughter, Mary Recker; a brother, Eugene Knueven; a sister, Josephine Kaufman; and two great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and member of St. Michael Catholic Church, Kalida, and its Altar Rosary Society. She was active as the church sacristan for 30 years.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Mark Hoying officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 6-8 p.m. today and 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa, where an Altar Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a charity of the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at lovefuneralhome.com.