Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
Theresa A. Schipper, 90, of Botkins, died at 2:24 p.m., Sun. Jan. 22, 2017, at the Ohio Living Dorothy Love, Sidney, OH.
She was born May 28, 1926, in Auglaize Co., the daughter of Oscar & Edith M. (Weadock) Stinebaugh, who preceded her in death. On Feb. 15, 1947, she married Norbert F. Schipper, who died April 26, 2008.
Survivors include, 8 children, Sandra K. (Gerald) Bruns, Maria Stein, OH; Shirley A. (Ronald) Dunn, Anna; Patricia A. (David) Butcher, Botkins; Donald D. "Dino" (Vicki) Schipper, Botkins; Ronald G. "Rino" (Katherine) Schipper, Botkins; Jacqueline M. (Rodney) Maurer, Botkins; Janet K. (Jerry) Schnippel, Wapakoneta; & Judy T. (John) Oellerman, Botkins; 26 grandchildren; 33 great grandchildren; 9 step-great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; & 1 step-great great grandchild; a sister-in-law, Joan Stinebaugh, Wapakoneta, several nieces & nephews.
Theresa was preceded in death by 2 grandsons, Scott Maurer & Johnny Oellerman, 2 great grandchildren, Aubrey Bruns & Drew King, siblings & spouses, Herbert (Ilo) Stinebaugh, Mary Katherine "Kate" (Virgil) Kohler, Walter (Jean) Stinebaugh, John Stinebaugh, a sister-in-law, Florence Stinebaugh, and brothers-in-law & sisters-in-law, Leonard (Mary) Schipper, Mary Ann (Kenneth) Fortman, and Irene (Virgil) Hoying.
Theresa worked in the stator-winding dept. of Westinghouse Corp., Lima. She also had worked at Turner Toy Co., Wapakoneta and the Holiday Inn, Sidney.
She was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Botkins, and the Ladies' Sodality of the church. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, woodworking, and jigsaw puzzles.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m., Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Wapakoneta, with Rev. Patrick Sloneker officiating. Burial is to follow in the Immaculate Conception Catholic Cemetery, Botkins.
The family will receive friends 2-4 & 6-8 p.m., Thurs. at the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., (St. Rt. 501) Wapakoneta.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church or the Ohio Living Dorothy Love Rehabilitation Unit.
Condolences may be expressed at www.bayliffandeleyfh.com.