|Marie A. Lammers|
|Monday, March 25, 2013 2:05 PM|
Oct. 31, 1926 - March 23, 2013
Marie A. Lammers, 86, of rural Spencerville passed away at 3:15 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita’s Medical Center, with her family at her side. She had been ill since Christmastime.
She was born on Oct. 31, 1926, in Leipsic to Frank J. and Theresia G. (Winkler) Schroeder, who are deceased.
On Aug. 13, 1947, she married Albert B. “Abe” Lammers, who survives.
Also surviving are seven children, Janet Lammers of St. Marys, Karen (Chuck) Meyer of Youngtown, Ariz., and Robert (Deborah) Lammers, Terry (Robin) Lammers, Michael “Mick” (Cathy) Lammers, Joseph (Becky) Lammers and Marilyn Lammers of Spencerville; 23 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Katheryn Rieman of Leipsic and Mildred (Joe) Brubaker of Hamler; and two sisters-in-law, Karis Schroeder of Leipsic and Aileen Schroeder of Napoleon.
She was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas A. Lammers in 1974 and William J. Lammers, who died in Vietnam in 1971; two sisters, Sister Mary Victor, S.N.D., and Syvilla (Alfred) Odenweller; three brothers, Guy Schroeder, Raymond Schroeder and Ralph (Alice) Schroeder; and a brother-in-law, Leo Rieman.
Mrs. Lammers was a homemaker. She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church in Spencerville and its Alter Rosary Society; the Bowersock Bros. VFW Post 6772 Auxiliary; and the Harry J. Reynolds American Legion Post 191 Auxiliary. She was also one of the last members of the Gold Star Mothers in Spencerville. She enjoyed her several religious shrine travels to Europe and Mexico.
Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the St. Patrick Church, Father Stephen J. Blum officiating. Burial will follow in the Spencerville Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 8:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Thomas E. Bayliff Funeral Home in Spencerville, where a prayer service will be held at 7:45 p.m. Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Patrick Church “Haiti Home” fund.