Jan. 21, 1921-June 1, 2012
Geraldine T. Grubenhoff, 91, of Ottoville, died at 9:08 a.m. Friday at St. Rita’s Medical Center.
She was born Jan. 21, 1921, in Delphos, to Frank and Veronica (Elwer) Osting. On Sept. 1, 1943, she married Edwin Grubenhoff.
She is survived by daughters Janet (Al) Mescher of Troy and Mary Jean (Ron) Schweller of Fort Jennings; sisters La Donna (Leo) Schmelzer, Earlene (John) Williams and Vera (Jim) Koester of Delphos; brothers Moletus Osting of Delphos, Alvin (Marilyn) Osting and Norm (Karen) Osting of Troy and Roger Osting of Cridersville; grandchildren Kevin Mescher, Diana (Scott) Myers, Jennifer (Bryan) Harris, Julie (Doug) Kimmet; great grandchildren Jason and Megan Myers, Beckett and Isabella Harris and Kaitlyn, Lauren and Madison Kimmet.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, brothers Wilfred, Eugene, Urban, Ed and Earl; and sister Marie.
Mrs. Grubenhoff was a homemaker who worked at Bob’s Grocery and Kalida IGA. She was a member at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, Alter Rosary and she enjoyed swimming at the Van Wert “Y”, sewing, quilting over 60 quilts, gardening, canning and she especially enjoyed spending time with family and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial begins at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, the Rev. John Stites officiating. Burial will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Ottoville.
Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 9-10 a.m. Monday at the Harter and Schier Memorial Chapel.
Preferred memorials are to donor’s choice.
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