KALIDA — Dolores I. Verhoff, 91, of Kalida died at 12:40 a.m. Thursday, April 20, 2017 at The Meadows of Kalida.
was born Feb. 13, 1926 at home in Putnam County, Ottawa Township to the
late John F. and Martha (Kuhlman) Deters. On April 23, 1947 she married
Ralph J. Verhoff who survives in Kalida.
Also surviving are seven children, Thomas (Diane) Verhoff, Timothy
(Debra) Verhoff, Ted (Cheryl) Verhoff, and Gloria (James) Carr all of
Kalida, Rebecca (Paul) Rosengarten of Miller City, Deborah (James)
Bockrath and Sharon (Chuck) Smith both of Kalida; 25 grandchildren,
Scott A. Meyers, Michelle (Bob) Fry, Kimberly Meyers, Timothy (Rachel)
Meyers, Nicholas (Shari) Meyers, Kurt (Nicole) Rosengarten, Mindy
(Erick) Gracely, Seth Rosengarten, Brent (Heather) Bockrath, Ned (Nikki)
Bockrath, Brittany Bockrath, Benjamin Bockrath, Heidi Verhoff, Audrey
(Brian) Beining, Emily (Adam) Chevalier, Molly (Jake) Kersh, Chelsea
(Brett) Schnipke, Alyssa Verhoff, Justine Verhoff, Derek Verhoff, Tyler
Verhoff, Kaylyn Verhoff, Trent Smith, Marissa Smith, Whitney Smith; 21
great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Angela (Wilfrid) Schulte of
Ottawa, Viola Maag of Leipsic, Rosalia Verhoff of Ottawa, and Beverly
Leis of Miller City.
She was also preceded in death by a
daughter, Sandra Kay Verhoff; a son-in-law, Dale Meyers; a brother,
Harold (Catherine) Deters; four brothers-in-law, Alton Westrick, Omer Maag, Gerald
Verhoff, and Lavon Leis.
Dolores was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael's Catholic
Church, Kalida and its Rosary Altar Society. She was a former member of
St. Isidore Catholic Church, Cuba, Council 221 Catholic Ladies of
Columbia and volunteered at Putnam Acres Care Center, Ottawa. Dolores
enjoyed attending her grandchildren and great-grandchildren’s various
activities, polka dancing with friends, and traveling. She was an avid
Cincinnati Reds and Ohio State Buckeye Fan.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Monday,
April 24, at St. Michael's Catholic Church, Kalida with Fr. Mark Hoying
officiating. Burial will follow in St. Isidore Cemetery, Cuba.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 2 to 8 p.m. on
Sunday at Love Funeral Home, Ottawa.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Kalida Park Fund, or to St. Michael's Church.
Condolences can be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com.