Saturday, February 1st, 2014
Lucille Temple Gertz, 95, Celina, passed away Jan. 30, 2014, at The Laurels of Shane Hill, Rockford.
She was born Dec. 1, 1918, in Van Wert County, the daughter of William Clark and Nettie Frye Temple. On April 9, 1940, she married Walter Gertz, who died Feb. 21, 1985.
Surviving are nieces and nephews.
Deceased is an infant son.
She was a 1937 graduate of Rockford High School. She was a homemaker and worked for many years with her husband at the former Harry Wolfe Coal & Hay Co. in Celina, where she was a bookkeeper. She was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Celina, and the Ladies Circle. She was interested in genealogy and was a member of the Mercer County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society. She loved to cook and enjoyed crocheting, needlepoint, traveling and flower gardening.
Services are 11 a.m. Monday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina, the Rev. Jeff Gramza officiating. Burial will follow at Swamp College Cemetery, Celina.
Calling is 2-4 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to services Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, Celina.
Condolences may be expressed at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.
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