Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Madeline R. Forsthoefel, age 79, of Coldwater, died Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Kindred Hospital in Dayton.
She was born March 9, 1939 in Coldwater, to the late Vincent & Roseann (Stegeman) Braun. On October 21, 1961, she married Herbert J. Forsthoefel, and he died December 22, 2016.
She is survived by four children, Roger & Peggy Forsthoefel of New Paris, Mona O'Brien of Beavercreek, Paula & Matt Dirksen of Winchester, Indiana, and Doug & Judy Forsthoefel of Coldwater; 19 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jerry & Marj Braun of Cincinnati, Tom & Teresa Braun of Richmond, Indiana, Kenneth & Susan Braun of St. Marys, Thelma Mueller of Coldwater and Marian & Charles Gross of Earlysville, Virginia; and in-laws, Ken Forsthoefel of Florida, Tom Forsthoefel, Luetta Forsthoefel and Clara Forsthoefel, all of Coldwater.
She is preceded in death by two sons, Charlie and Patrick Forsthoefel; son-in-law Tom O'Brien; in-laws, John Mueller, Paul & Pat Forsthoefel, Ruth & Frank Muskus, Don Forsthoefel, Joan Staugler-Mescher, Jim Forsthoefel, Rose Forsthoefel, Pat Forsthoefel, Ralph Staugler, and Linie Mescher.
She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Red Hat ladies, and volunteered at Mercer Health in Coldwater. Loved to read and spend time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Madeline was also an avid Cincinnati Reds fan.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 AM on Thursday, October 11, 2018 at Holy Trinity Church, Coldwater. Burial will follow in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Friends may call on Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm and on Thursday from 9 to 10 AM at the Hogenkamp Funeral Home Coldwater.
Family requests memorials be made to the donor's choice.
Condolences may be left at hogenkampfh.com.