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Wednesday, July 03, 2013 12:13 AM

Nov. 11, 1927-July 1, 2013


Regina A. Schimmoeller, 85, of Fort Jennings, died at 11:57 p.m. Monday at Vancrest Healthcare Center of Delphos surrounded by her family.

She was born Nov. 11, 1927, in Boston, Ind., to Raymond and Halla (Cherry) Ulm, who preceded her in death.

On Oct. 19, 1946 she married Richard J. Schimmoeller, who died Aug. 30, 2009.

She is survived by four children, David (Linda) Schimmoeller of Fort Jennings, Raymond (Becky) Schimmoeller and Robert (Vivian) Schimmoeller of Oak Harbor, and Maria (Don) Ricker of Lima; 14 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; a sister, Joanne (Bob) Galloway of Van Wert; and a special friend, Oscar Beining.

She was also preceded in death by two brothers, Raymond (Roberta) Ulm and Martin Ulm.

Regina retired as secretary for the Putnam County CIC Board. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, its Rosary Altar Society and Catholic Ladies of Columbia. She was a former mayor of Fort Jennings and was a Delphos Herald Tri-County Woman of the Year. She was the past president of the Fort Jennings American Legion Auxiliary, a member of Putnam County Historical Society, former board member of All-American Energy Co-operative Association Inc. and a member of the American Red Cross. She enjoyed baking, sewing and crocheting. She did the make-up and costumes for many high school musicals and plays.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, the Rev. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Thursday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where there will be a Scripture Service at 8 p.m.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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