Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Alma M. Puthoff age 90 of Chickasaw, Ohio died at 6:40 PM on January 23, 2017 at Briarwood Village, Coldwater, Ohio.
She was born on April 13, 1926 in Egypt, Ohio to the late Aloys & Blanche (Meier) Osterloh. She married Edwin Puthoff on June 24, 1947 in Egypt, Ohio. He preceded her in death on July 27, 1988.
She is survived by children: Joseph & Jean Puthoff, Chickasaw, Virginia Kuck, Columbus, Ronald & Ann Puthoff, Chickasaw, Mark & Madonna Puthoff, Chickasaw, Laura Brandewie, New Bremen, Teresa & Terry Gerlach, Chickasaw, Ned & Leslie Puthoff, Chickasaw, 19 grandchildren, 35 great grandchildren, brothers & sisters: Rita Eilerman, Ft. Loramie, Linus & Yolanda Osterloh, Groveport, Ivo & Barbara Osterloh, Minster, Alberta & Jack Rethman, Versailles, Irvin & Norma Osterloh, Arkdale, WI, Janice & Thomas Weitzel, Columbus, Jerome Osterloh, New Bremen, in-laws: Jovita Osterloh, St. Henry, Roseann Puthoff, Minster, Imelda "Sis" Puthoff, Chickasaw, Roman Buening, New Bremen.
She was preceded in death by 2 grandchildren, Christopher Puthoff and David Gerlach, 1 great grandson Samuel Riedel, brother Othmar Osterloh, infant, sister Laura Osterloh, in-laws: Norbert Eilerman, Lauretta & Herman Bergman, Lawrence "Barney" Puthoff, Alvin "Jake" Puthoff, Leander Puthoff, Norma Buening and infant Velma Puthoff.
She was a member of Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw and the Rosary Altar Sodality. She served her parish as the first Right to Life Coordinator; she taught CCD for 21 years, was in the Resurrection Choir and also served as a Lector & Commentator. She served as a member of the Maria Stein Adoration Guild and served on the board as a parish representative for several years.
She was a homemaker and was an advisor for the local 4-H Club.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at Precious Blood Catholic Church, Chickasaw, Ohio with Rev. Tom Brenberger celebrant. Burial will follow in Precious Blood Cemetery.
Friends may call at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Minster from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Friday, January 27, and from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM on Saturday, January 28.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Precious Blood Parish, Mercer County Right To Life and Mercer County Council on Aging.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.