Auglaize County Death Records
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Oct 13, 2010
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First United Church of Christ, New Knoxville
St. Marys, Auglaize County OH
Miller Funeral Home
Mildred H. Fledderjohann, 89, formerly of 5601 Lock Two Road, New Knoxville, and a resident of Otterbein Saint Marys Retirement Community, died 6:11 P.M. Wednesday, October 13, 2010, at Otterbein Saint Marys.
She was born May 4, 1921, at the farm where she and her husband raised their family on Lock Two Road, New Knoxville, the daughter of August and Henrietta (Henkener) Huelsmeyer.
She married Arthur Fledderjohann on September 1, 1942, at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville. He preceded her in death on January 31, 1995.
She is survived by her two daughters: Ellen (Bruce) Eschmeyer of New Knoxville; Mary (Richard) Buchanan of Glenview, Illinois; by four grandchildren: Evan (Kristina) Eschmeyer of Chicago, Illinois; Jeffrey (Debra) Eschmeyer of New Knoxville; Laura Buchanan of Boston; Andrew Buchanan of Glenview, Illinois; by two great-grandchildren: Elijah and Alexandra Eschmeyer.
Mildred was a 1939 graduate of New Knoxville High School, and a graduate of Bowling Green State University. She retired from the Saint Marys City Schools, where she had been a 5th grade teacher for 25 years at West Elementary School, retiring in 1985.
She was a member of the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville. She loved her farm, gardening, baking and was an avid reader. She will be remembered for her strong work ethic and her love of her family.
Funeral rites will be held 10:00 A.M. Monday, October 18, 2010, at the First United Church of Christ in New Knoxville, the Reverend David Williams, officiant. Burial will follow at Pilger Ruhe Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2-5 P.M. Sunday, at the Vornholt-Miller Funeral Home, 200 West Spring Street, New Knoxville, where memorial donations may be directed to the Radio Broadcast Fund of the First United Church of Christ; State of the Heart Hospice or Otterbein Saint Marys Benevolent Fund.