Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
Leona A. Schultz, 92, died at 1:35 a.m. Aug. 7, 2011, at the St. Marys Living Center.
She was born Oct. 29, 1918, in Willowdell to Arthur and Ida Hehmyer Hecht. On Nov. 12, 1939, she married Paul B. Schultz, who died May 24, 1991.
Surviving are two children, Wendell (Delores) Schultz, St. Marys, and Jeannette (Robert) Hare, Celina; a sister, Esther Hecht, Bonita Springs, Fla.; a brother-in-law, Ernest Burkhart, Springboro; a sister-in-law, Imogene Hecht, St. Marys; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are two brothers, Carl and Floyd Hecht, and a sister, Marcella Burkhart.
A 1939 graduate of the former Neptune High School, she was a homemaker and bus driver for the former Moulton Local School District. She also was co-owner of the former S&H Orange Barn, Celina. She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Moulton, where she was active in the Lutheran Church Women and attended adult Sunday school classes. She also was a member of the Rural Women's Club, Auglaize County.
Services are 10 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Joy Miller officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Wednesday at Miller Funeral Home, St. Marys, and 9 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the church.
Memorials may be made to the church's parsonage fund or the Grand Lake Hospice program.
Condolences may be left at millerfuneralhomes.net.
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