Friday, February 10th, 2012
Rita Hilgefort Fenner
Former Piqua resident Rita M. Hilgefort Fenner, 95, died Feb. 8, 2012, at Heritage Manor Nursing Home, Minster.
She was born June 4, 1916, in Russia, to Charles and Emma Marchal Monnin. On Nov. 26, 1936, she married Frank B. Hilgefort, who died April 1, 1963. On Feb. 26, 1970, she married G. Harrison Fenner, who died Aug. 6, 1988.
Surviving are three children, Ronald (Betty) Hilgefort, Montezuma, Debbie (Ken) Woehrmyer, Lebanon, and Kay Nederostek, Allentown, Pa.; a daughter-in-law, Jan Hilgefort, Ozone, Tenn.; 14 grandchildren; and many great- and great-great grandchildren.
Deceased are two sons, Kenneth and Terrence Hilgefort; six siblings and spouses, Mildred and Clarence Pepiot, Rosemary and Jack Wilson, Wilmer and Josephine Monnin, Floyd and Frieda Monnin, Paul and Dolly Monnin and Lester Monnin.
A homemaker, she attended St. Boniface Catholic Church, Piqua, and was a past member of St. Ann's Ladies Sodality, Fort Loramie.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at gehretfuneralhome.com.