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Friday, March 22nd, 2013
Complete Obituary
Kathleen Shirk
  Kathleen Sue "Kathy" Shirk, 60, Celina, died March 21, 2013, at Van Wert County Hospital.
She was born May 5, 1952. Her father, William Kelly, her mother, Ruth Ketrow Kelly Schnack, and her step-father, John Schnack, are all deceased. On Oct. 2, 1971, she was married to Dennis R. Shirk, who died July 29, 1994.
Surviving is a daughter, Amanda (Charlie) Stucke; a son, Willis (Joanie) Shirk; five grandchildren, Kaden and Dane Stucke and Robert, Elijah and Isaac, Shirk; a father-in-law, Robert Shirk, all of Celina; and a brother, John Schnack, New Bremen.
Deceased are a brother, Robert (Pam) Kelly; a mother-in-law, Violet Shirk; and a brother-in-law, Dane Shirk.
She was a 1970 graduate of Celina High School and had earned a degree from Edison State Community College. She retired after 30 years of service as a case worker at Mercer County Job & Family Services, then worked part time as a teller at Peoples Bank in Celina. She was a member of Moose Lodge 1473, Eagles Aerie 1291 and American Legion Post 210 Ladies Auxiliary, all of Celina, and she loved to dance.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Jim Langham officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Saturday and 1-2 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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