Tuesday, December 13th, 2011
Virgil H. Stienecker, 89, of St. Marys, died at 6:55 a.m. Dec. 11, 2011, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys.
He was born Sept. 21, 1922, near St. Marys, to Leander and Lanora Dohse Stienecker.On Aug. 29, 1948, he married Marjorie Schmehl, who survives.
Surviving are two daughters, Kate (Ned) Lawler and Noreen Stienecker, all of St. Marys; a grandson ;and three great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a son, Ron Stienecker, and two sisters, Wilda Stienecker and Betty Murr.
He retired from the former Mersman Furniture Company of Celina after 35 years of service. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, American Legion Post 323 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289, all of St. Marys. A 1940 graduate of Memorial High School, St. Marys, he was a U.S. Army veteran who served during World War II and saw action at the Battle of the Bulge. He also was a Boy Scout leader.
Services are noon Thursday at Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, St. Marys, the Rev. Bill Maki officiating.
Calling is after 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Contributions may be made to the church or Otterbein.
Condolences may be sent to the family via Millerfuneralhomes.net.