Monday, October 31st, 2011
Marie C. Meinerding, 87, Fort Loramie, died Oct. 30, 2011, at Versailles Health Care Center.
She was born Jan. 3, 1924, in Dayton, to George and Jane Barga Ratterman. On June 21, 1947, she married Ivo H. Meinerding, who died Oct. 13, 1996.
Surviving are five children, John (Debra) Meinerding, Fort Loramie, William (Christine) Meinerding, Fort Loramie, Patricia (Louis) Siegrist, Fort Loramie, Carol (Thomas) Brinkman, Delaware, and Mark (Jane) Meinerding, Fort Loramie; two sisters, Ruth Dressman, Sidney, Jeanette (Ed) Giere, Maria Stein; sister-in-law, Sr. Mary Regina Meinerding, St. Louis, Mo.; 19 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, Michael; three brothers; and three sisters.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and its St. Ann's Ladies Sodality. She was active in Knights of St. John Ladies Auxiliary for more than 70 years. A homemaker, she was a 1942 graduate of Fort Loramie High School and had been a presser at Fort Loramie Dry Cleaners and Minster Dry Cleaners.
Funeral Mass is 10 a.m. Wednesday at the church, the Rev. Tom Mannebach presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 9-9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care or to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at gehretfuneralhome.com.