Friday, May 31st, 2013
Verna E. Gudorf, 87, of Minster and Curtis, Mich., died at 5 p.m. May 29, 2013, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, following a brief illness.
She was born June 10, 1925, in Darke County, to Michael and Emma Sherman Grilliot.
On Dec. 27, 1944, she married Virgil "Barney" Gudorf in Albuquerque, N.M., and he died Dec. 29, 2010.
Surviving are her children, Pat and Jeff Arnold of Libertyville, Ill., Dale and Mary Ann Gudorf of Russia and Tammy and Mike Coheeof of Sunbury; grandchildren, Kevin and Cintia Gudorf of Indianapolis, Ind., David and Sara Gudorf of Troy, and Heather Gudorf and her husband Jesse Maleszew-ski of Gahanna; great-grandchildren, Julia, Emily and Laura Gudorf; step-grandchildren, Traci and Robert Seergent of Lewisburg, Tony Riddell of Lewisburg, Tara and Ryan Kubic of Arcanum and Jared Cohee of Manhattan, N.Y.; and six stepgreat-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister-in-law, Betty Grilliot of Newport and four brothers, Ernie Grilliot, Remy Grilliot, Allen "Pete" Grilliot and Norman Grilliot.
She was a member of St. Augustine Church in Minster and St. Timothy Church in Curtis. She was a member of FOE 1391 Auxiliary of Minster and Senior Citizens of New Bremen and had been employed at Copeland Corp. in Sidney many years ago.
Mass of Christian Burial is 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Augustine Church, the Rev. Rick Nieberding celebrant. Burial will follow at Shelby Memory Gardens at a later date.
Calling is after the Mass at the Wooden Shoe Inn in Minster.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.