Thursday, March 7th, 2013
Jeanette M. Watercutter, 74, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes March 6, 2013, at her home.
She was born Aug. 7, 1938, in Newport, to August C. and Eulena M. Grilliot Sherman. On May 10, 1958, at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Newport, she married Orville "Bud" C. Watercutter, who survives.
Also surviving are five children, Bruce (Jean) Watercutter of Newport, Cheryl (Larry) Pierron of Versailles, Brenda (Bruce) Brackman of Fort Loramie, Lynn (Gary) Baumer of McCartyville, and Denise (Brian) Barlage of Fort Loramie; 14 grandchildren; two siblings, Marlene (Jeff) Jarboe of Battleground, Ind., and Richard (Marilyn) Sherman of Russia; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Phyllis Poeppelman of Fort Loramie, Connie Watercutter of Anna, and Louis (Mary Ann) Grieshop of Versailles.
She was a 1956 graduate of Fort Loramie High School. She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and had been active in St. Ann's Ladies Sodality. She was a homemaker, and had been a Heritage Manor bingo group volunteer. An avid Ohio State and Reds sports fan, she enjoyed camping, fishing, traveling, playing cards, crochet, baking, a good game of marbles and especially her family and beloved grandchildren.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Church in Fort Loramie, the Revs. Steven Shoup and Dan Schmitmeyer officiating. Interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Gehret Funeral Home in Fort Loramie.
Memorials may be made to Wilson Hospice Care, the Fort Loramie Rescue Squad, or OSU James Cancer Hospital.
Condolences may be expressed at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.