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Tuesday, December 03, 2013 9:04 PM

July 26, 1931-Nov. 30, 2013


Mary Jane Koester, 82, of Ottoville, died 1:50 a.m. Saturday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.

She was born July 26, 1931, in Glandorf to Lawrence and Luella (Duling) Schroeder, who preceded her in death.

On July 30, 1955, she married Alphonse W. Koester, who died April 7, 1977.

Survivors include three children, Mark (Lisa) Koester of Elida, Anne Koester of Alexandria, Va., and Sue Koester of Ottoville; three grandchildren, Amanda Ott, Jonathan Koester and Amy Koester; two great-grandchildren, Ethan Ott and Lincoln Ott; a sister, Pat (Don) Jostpille of Glandorf; and two sisters-in-law, Helen Schroeder of Delphos and Margie Schroeder of Kalida.

She was also preceded in death by three brothers and a sister-in-law, Carl Schroeder, Tom (Janet) Schroeder and Dan Schroeder.

Mary Jane retired as a seamstress with Drapery Stitch of Delphos. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Ottoville, and had been a 4-H advisor for the Ottoville Up-To-Date.

Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings, the Rev. Charles Obinwa officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Ottoville.

Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Friday at Love-Heitmeyer Funeral Home, Jackson Township, where a Scripture service will begin at 7:30 p.m.; and one hour prior to the service Saturday at the church.

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

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Last Updated on Wednesday, December 04, 2013 8:39 AM

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