Friday, June 23rd, 2017
Gertrude H. Tinnerman, 100, Saint Marys, died Thursday, June 22, 2017, at the Saint Marys Living Center.
She was born June 25, 1916, in Salem Township, Auglaize County, Ohio, the daughter of David and Hilma (Schmidt) Rohrbach. She married Herbert E. Tinnerman on January 26, 1937, and he preceded her in death in 1974.
She is survived by her daughter, Joyce (Neil) Cook of Saint Marys; by her two granddaughters: Christine (Dr. Thomas) Poetter of Oxford, Ohio; Jill (Brian) Clark of Cincinnati. She is also survived by her four grandchildren: Mitchell Poetter of Oxford; Samuel Poetter of Oxford; Andrea (Will) McKenzie of Tucson, Arizona; Lesley Clark of Cincinnati. She is survived by a special friend, Ruth McGlothen of Saint Marys, and by numerous nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her four great-grandchildren: Mitchell Poetter of Oxford; Samuel Poetter of Oxford; Andrea (Will) McKenzie of Tucson, Arizona; Lesley Clark of Cincinnati.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; her siblings: Walter (Retha) Rohrbach; Leroy (Evelyn) Rohrbach; Olga (Everett) Burkhart; Martha Rohrbach; Vera (Richard) Baumgardner; Virgil (Victoria) Rohrbach; David Rohrbach.
Gertrude was a 1934 graduate of Spencerville High School. She was a homemaker and had also worked at Brodbeck's and Chief Supermarkets in Saint Marys.
She was a life member of Zion Lutheran Church in Saint Marys. Her faith and family were the cornerstones of her long life.
Funeral rites will be held 11:00 A.M. Monday, June 26, 2017, at Zion Lutheran Church in Saint Marys, the Reverend Bill Maki, officiant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Friends may call one hour prior to the funeral rites on Monday at the church, where memorial gifts may be given to Zion Lutheran Church.
Condolences may be sent to Gertrude's family via Millerfuneralhomes.