Friday, November 25th, 2011
Rosemary T. Menker, 76, St. Mary, died at 2:30 a.m. Nov. 24, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys.
She was born May 9, 1935, in Fort Loramie to William and Theresa Sherman Albers. On July 2, 1955, she married Norman U. Menker, who survives at Otterbein.
Also surviving are children, Rob (Jane) Menker, John Menker, Andrew (Amy) Menker, Terri (Dale) Whetstone, Chris Freewalt and Kathy (Tom) Bruggeman, all of St. Marys, Mindy (Dave) Wilkinson, Westerville, and Trisha (Shawn) Gibson, Columbus; siblings, Clete (Irene) Albers, Ashland, Rob (Viola) Albers, Coldwater, Urb (Vi) Albers, Minster, Jeanette (Bob) Weaver, Minster, and Mary Ann (Roger) Schmitmeyer, Fort Loramie; 23 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was a 1953 graduate of Fort Loramie High School and a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, St. Marys, and the Altar Society. She retired from Huffy Bicycle Corp. after 25 years service.
A Mass of Christian burial is 11 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Tony Cutcher officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery, St. Marys.
Calling is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Cisco Funeral Home, St. Marys.
Memorials may be made to Grand Lake hospice or Friends of Holy Rosary.
Condolences may be left at ciscofuneralhome.com.