Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
Virginia C. Pottkotter, 80, Fort Recovery, died Feb. 19, 2012, at The Gardens at St. Henry.
She was born Dec. 17, 1931, in St. Sebastian to Clemens and Lauretta Kuess Schwieterman. On Oct. 17, 1953, she married William Pottkotter, who survives.
Also surviving are seven children, Donald (Anne) Pottkotter, Celina, Dale (Lois) Pottkotter, Celina, Dennis (Pat) Pottkotter, St. Henry, Dan (Ruth) Pottkotter, Coldwater, Joe (Marie) Pottkotter, Fort Recovery, Ted (Lori) Pottkotter, Fort Recovery, and Della (Donald) Wermert, St. Henry; three siblings, Erwin (Louise) Schwieterman, Maria Stein, Earl Schwieterman, Celina, and Yolanda Schmiesing, New Bremen; three sisters-in-law, Adeline Pottkotter, St. Henry, Rita Pottkotter, St. Henry, and Marie Pottkotter, St. Henry; 26 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Deceased are an infant son, Joseph Pottkotter; 14 in-laws, Greg Schmiesing, Ed and Ann Pottkotter, Vincent Pottkotter, Albert Pottkotter, Robert and Marcia Pottkotter, Jerome Pottkotter, Mary and Cletus Romer, Frances and Wilfred Hess, Agnes and Carl Fischer; and two grandchildren.
She had retired from Fort Recovery Industries, Fort Recovery.
She was a member of Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church, Fort Recovery, and the Altar Sodality of the church.
A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Thomas Dorn officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Wednesday and 9-10 a.m. Thursday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery.
Memorials may be made to the Cancer Association of Mercer County, Celina. Condolences may be left with brockmanboeckmanfh.com.