Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
Stella P. Siefring, 81, Coldwater, passed away at 10:05 p.m. June 16, 2013, at her home.
She was born May 25, 1932, in Carthagena, to Henry and Theresia Homan Kunkler. On April 27, 1955, she married Herbert J. Siefring, who survives.
She is also survived by nine children, Pat (Frank) Schwieterman of Anna, Doris Siefring of Coldwater, Deb (Joe) Hoying of Celina, Dennis Siefring, Marlene (Steve) Pax, Lisa (Rob) Bye and Randy Siefring, all of Coldwater, Doug (Ann) Siefring of Osgood, and Jenny (Stan) Sutter of St. Henry; 20 grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Dorothy Schott of Fort Wayne, Ralph Kunkler of Carthagena, Henry and Ruth Kunkler Jr. of Burkettsville, and Virginia Heitkamp of Celina; and in-laws, Evelyn Kunkler of New Weston, JoAnn Kunkler of Carthagena, Luetta Forsthoefel and Don and Bernice Wellman, both of Coldwater, Gerald Siefring, Roger and Rose Ann Siefring and David and Eileen Siefring, all of Philothea, Mary Siefring and Dorothy Siefring, both of Coldwater, and Mildred Siefring of Celina. She was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Rosemary Olsen, Ted and Martha Kunkler, Fred Kunkler and Donald Kunkler; and in-laws, Bob Schott, Florian Heitkamp, Bart Siefring, Omer and Monica Siefring, Orville and Jeannette Siefring, Don Forsthoefel, Bernard Siefring, Elmer Siefring and Charles Siefring. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater, St. Ann's Rosary Altar Sodality, attended St. Henry Schools and was a homemaker.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery, Coldwater.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Coldwater.
Memorials may be given to State of the Heart Hospice. Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.