- Local Guide
Mildred M. Luthman, 92, of Wapakoneta, died at 6 a.m. Sunday, July 22, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Nov. 25, 1919, in St. Henry, the daughter of Minnie (Fullenkamp) and Louis Stahl, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 13, 1947, she married Urban J. Luthman, and he died March 28, 1992.
Surviving are seven children, Mary Lou (Al) Brink, of Atlanta, Carol A. Luthman, of Atlanta, Gregg (Sandra) Luthman, of Wapakoneta, Elaine (Paul) Leibel, of Cincinnati, Gene (Teri) Luthman, of Ft. Collins, Texas, Mark (Joyce) Luthman, of Minster, and Margie (Terry) Luthman-Parrish, of Tocomo, Wash.; 13 grandchildren, Jennifer Luthman, Jake Luthman, Ryan Luthman, Rebecca (Kurt Baumer)Luthman, Dana (Ryan) Ellsworth, Sarah Leibel, Maria Leibel, Abigail (Jay) Herbst, Melissa Luthman, Janet (Clint) Maddox, Kenny (Sherrie) Brink, Vince (Marielle) Switzer, and Lois (Moosah) Reaume; eight great-grandchildren, Michael Herbst, Madelyn Herbst, Erica Maddox, Hunter Maddox, Kelsie Brink, Dana Brink, Alyssa Brink, and Natalie Brink; and three sisters-in-law, Alma Overman, of Dayton, Viola Luthman, of Coldwater, and Ruth Luthman, of St. Marys.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Alice Scheblo.
Millie was very strong in her faith, attending daily mass, and very involved in her parish of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She was a Eucharistic Minister for the sick and regularly participated in the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel, a member of the former Christian Mothers Sodality, a regular bingo and festival worker, and was a part of the St. Joseph sewing ladies group. In addition to helping out with parish activities, she was a member of the K of C Council 1272 and supporter of Right to Life. She enjoyed traveling with her family, sewing, baking, and playing cards. Millie treasured her faith, family, friends and country.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 a.m., Thurday at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wapakoneta, with the Rev. Daniel Hunt officiating. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Wapakoneta.
Friends may call from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday at the Long & Folk Chapel, 13 S. Blackhoof St., Wapakoneta.
Contributions may be directed to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, St. Ritaâ€™s Hospice, or to the Right to Life.
Condolences may be expressed at bayliffandeleyfh.com.