Saturday, February 2nd, 2013
Voneta 'Susie' Quinter
Voneta E. "Susie" Quinter, 88, Celina, died Jan. 31, 2013, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
She was born July 3, 1924, in Fort Recovery to Adam A. and Matilda F. Hemmert Quinter.
Surviving is a brother, Louis (Alice) Quinter, and 17 nieces and nephews.
Deceased are two brothers, Herman (Frederica) Quinter and Irenus "Mike" (Delphina) Quinter; and four sisters, Hilda Quinter, Marie Jutte, Marcella (Henry) Stelzer and Malinda (Clarence) Schlarman.
She worked as business manager at The Daily Standard in Celina, retiring after more than 40 years of service. She graduated 70 years ago from Fort Recovery High School where she had played on the women's basketball team.
She was an active member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and worked at the bake sales and the annual church festival, donating many items over the years for its auction, including furniture she had refurbished herself. She was a member of the church's prayer chain and the Altar Rosary and St. Vincent dePaul Societies.
Her many hobbies and interests included walking, opera and music. She enjoyed watching college football and was very knowledgeable about the sport and its players. She traveled extensively and had visited all 50 states. She was an avid gardener, raising a wide variety of fruits and vegetables.
Funeral Mass will be 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Church, the Rev. Ken Alt officiating. Burial will be in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery, Celina.
There will be no calling hours.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Immaculate Conception Church for Masses.
Arrangements are being handled by W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina. Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.