Anna Brown, 91, formerly of 12272 Eilerman Road, Minster, died at 2 a.m. Jan. 7, 2005, at Heritage Manor Nursing Center, Minster.
She was born Feb. 26, 1913, in Shelby County to Daniel and Lulu (Packer) Shaffner. On Oct. 22, 1938, she married Eldon (Bill) Brown, who preceded her in death Aug. 7, 1981.
She was the last surviving member of a family of nine brothers and sisters.
She was a member of Calvary Chapel Independent Baptist Church, Minster, and was a homemaker, housekeeper, quilt maker and baker.
Services will be held Monday at 2 p.m. at the Calvary Chapel church, with the Rev. Greg Ewing officiating. Burial will follow at McClean Township Cemetery, Fort Loramie.
Calling hours are noon Monday until the time of services at the church.
Ralph L. Huelsman, 82, 331 Kremer-Hoying Road, St. Henry, died at 1:30 a.m. Jan. 7, 2005, at Mercer County Community Hospital, Coldwater.
He was born Jan. 20, 1922, in Celina, the son of Louis and Anna Schulte Huelsman. On June 26, 1943, he married Marie C. Meyer, who survives.
Also surviving are two sons Jerry (Cindy) of St. Henry and Tom (Roberta) of LaVernia, Texas; four daughters, Mary Jane (Mark) Eramo of Tyler, Texas, Karen (James) Jilek of Gahanna, Barbara (Michael) Gerard of Wooster, and Marcia Berube of Newark; one brother, Myron (Martha) of St. Henry; three sisters, Mary Ann (Robert) Oppenheim of Centerville, Myrna (Thomas) Livingston of Union City, Ind., and Benita O' Meara of Dana Point, Calif.; two sisters-in-law, Mary of Colmar, Pa., and Marilyn Huelsman of St. Henry; 19 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Arthur and Louis, two sisters, Irma Fosse and Rita Huelsman, and one son-in-law, Richard Berube.
He was a World War II veteran, earning the rank of sergeant in the Army Air Corps. A member of the St. Henry Catholic Church, he was also a lay minister for the church. Also, he was a member, past chaplin and past adjutant of the St. Henry American Legion. He retired from AVCO New Idea, in Coldwater, as a computer systems analyst.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Larry Wyen officiating. Burial will follow at St. Henry Cemetery, where American Legion members will conduct complete military honors.
Calling is from 2-8 p.m. Monday and from 9-10 Tuesday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in St. Henry.
Elfrieda B. Fogt, 81, of 8592 state Route 274, Kettlersville, died Jan. 6, 2005, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 8, 1923 in Lengerich, Germany, the daughter of Frederick W. and Emma Teepe Telljohann. On Oct. 5, 1940, she married George E. Fogt, who survives at home.
Also surviving are a son, Leslie (Karen) of Anna; a son-in-law, Ray Lazier of Maplewood; a brother Everette (Nancy) Telljohann of Kettering; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two daughters, Emma Jane Lazier and Ann Elizabeth Fogt; an infant sister.
Her son Larry Lee Fogt died Jan. 7, 2005.
A member of the Immanuel United Church of Christ, Kettlersville, she was also a Rebecca Circle member at the church and past treasurer of the Women's Circle.
She retired from the U.S. Postal Service where she served as the Kettlersville Postmaster. She was also the secretary/treasurer of the Kettlersville Well Association.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Charles Moeller officiating. At Fogt's request, her body was donated to Wright State University School of Medicine.
Calling is 2-6 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to services Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen.
Memorials can be directed to the church memorial fund.
Larry Lee Fogt, 61, 8568 state Route 274, Kettlersville, died Jan. 7, 2005, at Wapakoneta Manor Nursing Home, after an extended illness.
He was born March 28, 1942, in Kettlersville, the son of George E. and Elfrieda B. Telljohann Fogt. His father survives in Kettlersville.
Other survivors include a brother Leslie (Karen) of Anna; and a brother-in-law, Ray Lazier of Maplewood.
He was preceded in death by sisters Emma Jane Lazier and Ann Elizabeth Fogt.
A graduate of Anna High School and the University of Cincinnati, he was a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ in Kettlersville. An accountant with several companies, he was once the treasurer of Schwaberow Cemetery.
Services are at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, with the Rev. Charles Moeller officiating. Burial will follow at Pearl Cemetery in Anna.
Calling is from 2-6 p.m. Sunday and an hour prior to services Monday at Gilberg-Hartwig Funeral Home, New Bremen.
Memorial can be made to State of the Heart Home Health and Hospice.