Mary Jane Koester
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 4:39 AM
OTTOVILLE - Mary Jane Koester, 82, of Ottoville, died 1:50 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima, Ohio. She was born July 26, 1931 in Glandorf to the late Lawrence and Luella (Duling) Schroeder. On July 30, 1955 she married Alphonse W. Koester. He 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 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.
A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Fort Jennings with Fr. Charles Obinwa. Burial will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ottoville. Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 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.
Condolences may be expressed at: www.lovefuneralhome.com