Wednesday, August 31st, 2011
Charline E. Homan-Schmit, 83, Celina, died at 12:45 a.m. Aug. 30, 2011, at Briarwood Village, Coldwater.
She was born Aug. 20, 1928, in McCartyville, to August and Mary Herbert Barhorst. On April 20, 1949, she married Werner Homan, who died July 30, 1959. On Jan. 28, 1967, she married Lavern Schmit, who survives in Celina.
Also surviving are eight children, Elaine (Allen) Bohman, Osgood, Kathleen (Roger) Brunswick, St. Henry, Werner (Lorie) Homan, Noblesville, Ind., Marvin (Geri) Homan, Coldwater, Marilyn (Glenn) Simon, Tipp City, Timothy (Joan) Homan, Montezuma, Gregory (Jane) Homan, Celina, and Kevin (Lisa) Schmit, New Bremen; six sisters, Clarissa Brinkman, Overland Park, Kan., Dolores (Werner) Bruggeman, Maria Stein, Doris Bruggeman, Maria Stein, Marilyn (Ralph) Meyer, Coldwater, Emily Subler, Frenchtown, and Martha (Richard) Subler, New Bremen; two brothers, Joseph (Wilma) Barhorst, Philothea, and Clarence Barhorst, Botkins; in-laws, Clarissa Barhorst, Russia, and Ivo Braun, Trinity, Ind.; 22 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Deceased is brother, Herbert Barhorst; two sisters, Eloise Braun and Marjorie Rethman; four brothers-in-law, William Brinkman, Virgil Bruggeman, John Subler and Edward Rethman; and a sister-in-law, Shirley Barhorst.
She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Montezuma, the Christian Mothers of the Church and the Coldwater VFW Auxiliary.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Rick Friebel officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Friday and 8:30-9:30 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.