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Delores "Dolly" V. Sheeter PDF Print
Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 AM

March 16, 1928-Aug. 16, 2013


Delores “Dolly” V. Sheeter, 85, of Delphos, passed away on Friday afternoon at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Her Family

She was born on March 16, 1928, in Ottoville, to Alphons and Rose (Klima) Markward, who preceded her in death.

She married Donald L. Sheeter on Oct. 2, 1948. He preceded her in death on Oct. 12, 1981.

She is survived by three daughters, Ginger (Tony) Martin, Carol Calvelage and Diana (Robert) Pavel all of Delphos; two sons, Gary (Becky) Sheeter of Spencerville and Paul Sheeter of Delphos; 16 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a great-great-granddaughter; a brother, Art (Barb) Markward of Lima; a sister, Bea Dray of Fremon; and a sister-in-law, Lois Markward of Delphos.

She was preceded in death by a grandson, Jessie J. Pavel; three brothers, Richard, Urban and Wilbur Markward; and three sisters, Alice Wolfinger, Genevieve Rupert and Valeta Grewe.

Her Legacy

Dolly was a devoted homemaker. She worked at several places throughout her life. She was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church and the Delphos V.F.W. Post 3035 Auxiliary. She loved to spend time with her family and travel with friends and family.

Her Farewell Services

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, with the Rev. Chris Bohnsack officiating. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Wednesday at Strayer Funeral Home, Delphos, where a Parish Wake Service will be held at 7:30 p.m.

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

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